Hope Farm, Bonnykelly, New Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, AB43 6PN
Offers Over: £ 280,000
8 acres

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From New Deer take the B9170 road signposted ‘Cuminestown’ for just over a mile before turning right where signposted ‘New Byth’. Continue on this road for around 3 miles and the access road to Hope Farm is located on the right hand side (opposite the road to East Balthangie Caravan Park).
From New Pitsligo High Street, take the road signposted ‘Bonnykelly’ for approximately 1 mile and then turn right where signed ‘Bonnykelly’. Continue for 3½ miles and turn left at the crossroads. Travel for around ¾ miles and the access road to Hope Farm is located on the left hand side. The exact location can be seen on the attached OS extract plan.
Hope Farm enjoys a pleasant and peaceful rural setting with a south facing aspect and far reaching views of the surrounding Aberdeenshire countryside. The property would be ideally suited for smallholding, equestrian or rural living with a range of useful outbuildings, a good-sized fenced paddock together with an area of amenity woodland.
Hope Farm is conveniently located around 4 miles south west of the village of New Pitsligo which has a small range of shops, pharmacy, library, doctor’s surgery and hotel with restaurant. Primary education is provided at Monquhitter School in the village of Cuminestown (5 miles south west). The market town of Turriff (10 miles) provides a wide range of shops, amenities and services including supermarket, healthcare, secondary education, swimming pool and an 18 hole golf course.
The City of Aberdeen can be reached in hour by car (rush hour excepted) and provides a theatre, two universities and shopping facilities far surpassing most other cities of its size. In addition, Aberdeen has a mainline railway station providing inter-city and sleeper services to the south and also an airport operating regular flights to London and other UK cities, as well as overseas destinations.
The dwellinghouse is a traditional property which was substantially extended in 2010 with a one-and-a-half storey extension to the rear and a sun lounge to the front, providing a spacious and comfortable family home. The property has been modernised throughout yet retains character with exposed stone walls, feature fireplaces and a wood-burning stove in the cosy sitting room. The large, country style kitchen diner is fitted with modern units, a ‘Belfast’ sink and a range cooker supplied by external LPG cylinder. The south facing sun lounge enjoys views over the garden and surrounding land. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor
Entrance porch, hallway, sitting room, living room, sun lounge, dining kitchen and bathroom
First Floor
3 double bedrooms, shower room
The property benefits from double glazing throughout, oil fired central heating and the electrical installation was upgraded in 2010.
There are ample garden grounds surrounding the property which are mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs and trees. There is also a poly tunnel in the garden which is included in the sale. A decking area accessed from the sun lounge provides a lovely place to sit and enjoy the surrounding views.
Mains electricity, private water, private drainage
Council Tax
Band C 
Energy Performance Certificate
Band D
Home Report
Available within downloads section
The property has a good range of useful outbuildings including a large traditional steading building, a single garage adjoining the east elevation of the dwellinghouse and a car-port adjoining the west elevation. The outbuildings, with approximate external measurements, include:
Traditional steading building 330m2
Adjoining general purpose shed 130m2
Nissen Hut 45m2
Single garage 40m2
Car-port 30m2
There are 16 photovoltaic solar panels on the steading roof with the invertor, switch-gear and meter being located within the steading. These generate electricity for the property and provide a modest feed-in tariff income.
Land and woodland
The land and woodland lie to the north and west of the property and comprise a fenced grass paddock with water supply extending to approximately 2.17Ha (5.36 acres) and an area of amenity woodland extending to 0.57Ha (1.4 acres) or thereby. The woodland was planted in 2002 with native broadleaf species. Including the house grounds, steading and surrounding areas, the property extends to 3.2Ha (8 acres) or thereby in total.
By agreement.
Mineral Rights & Sporting Rights
Included in the sale, insofar as they are owned.
Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Buchan Area Office, Buchan House, St Peter Street, Peterhead, AB42 1QF Tel: 03456 08 12 08

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