West Kirkhill, Maud, AB42 5NW
Offers Over: £ 430,000
3
2
1
F
48 acres

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Description

Viewing

By appointment with Mr & Mrs Bonner - 07583482839 or the selling agents Aberdeen & Northern Estates - 01467 623800

Directions

From Ellon, travel north on the A948 for about 7 miles towards Auchnagatt. Upon entering Auchnagatt take the first right onto the B9030, signposted ‘Stuartfield, Old Deer’, pass through Auchnagatt and after travelling just over a mile turn left onto Bank Road at the signpost for ‘Maud’. Continue on this road for about 1.5 miles and West Kirkhill is located on the right hand side. The exact location can be seen on the attached OS extract plan.

Situation

West Kirkhill is situated in a peaceful rural location with picturesque open views of the surrounding countryside, yet is within easy reach of local services and amenities. West Kirkhill is presented in excellent condition and would be ideally suited for smallholding, equestrian or rural living with a useful range of outbuildings and IACS registered farm land which surrounds the attractive farmhouse, garden and steading.

The village of Maud (2 miles) has a range of local amenities including a primary school, medical centre, shops and café  with Mintlaw (5 miles) providing further services and secondary education. A wide range of supermarkets, shops, eateries and leisure facilities can be found in the towns of Ellon (11 miles) and Peterhead (14 miles). The 53 mile Formartine and Buchan Way can be found close by and is popular with walkers, cyclists and as an equestrian route. Aden Country Park at Mintlaw is also a popular attraction with scenic walking paths, the Aberdeenshire Farming Museum, café and outdoor events throughout the year.

Aberdeen is some 30 miles distant and provides retail, leisure and recreational facilities in the acknowledged Oil Capital of Europe. Aberdeen International Airport is located just north of the city and is also the location of P & J Live, the largest event complex in the North of Scotland. The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) has greatly improved access and travelling time throughout the area and beyond.

Entry

By agreement 

BPS Entitlements

BPS Entitlements are not included in sale price but are available by separate negotiation. All region 1.

Mineral Rights and Sporting Rights

Included in sale in so far as they are owned.

Local Authority

Aberdeenshire Council, Buchan Area Office, Buchan House, St Peter Street, Peterhead, AB42 1QF Tel: 01467 537259

Note

Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is formally intimated to the selling agents following inspection, the agents cannot guarantee that notice of a closing date for offers will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.

P A R T I C U L A R S

Lot 1 - West Kirkhill

Dwellinghouse

West Kirkhill is a traditional one and a half storey property  providing flexible 3 bedroom family accommodation. The property has been modernised in recent years and benefits from neutral décor and floor coverings whilst retaining attractive feature fireplaces. The farmhouse has uPVC double glazing throughout, oil fired central heating and the electrical installation was upgraded in 2019. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor

Utility, Bathroom, Kitchen, Living Room, Dining Room, Sitting Room/Bedroom 3

First Floor

Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2 and Box Room.

The farmhouse overlooks well kept garden grounds to the front and beyond with scenic views of the surrounding countryside. The garden extends further to the rear and is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, hedging and trees. A lean-to greenhouse at the side of the property will remain.

Services

Private Water, Private Drainage

Council Tax 

Band  B 

Energy Performance Certificate

Band  F

Outbuildings 

West Kirkhill has a good range of useful and well maintained outbuildings, suitable for a range of purposes.  The buildings, with approximate external measurements, comprise:

Traditional T-shaped steading           268m2

General purpose shed                       113m2

Workshop/Stores                               67m2

Traditional byre                                  56m2

Land

The land included with Lot 1 comprises 10.6ha (26 acres) or thereby of IACS registered farmland split into 4 field parcels as per the attached plan. The fields are currently in grassland for grazing livestock and forage cropping and are fenced and served by water. The land is classified as Grade 3(1) and 3(2) by the James Hutton Institute and lies at an altitude of between 100m and 105m above sea level.

Lot 2 - Land at West Kirkhill

Lot 2 comprises a compact block of productive IACS registered land extending to 9ha (22 acres) or thereby split into 3 field parcels. The land is presently in grassland however has been in arable cropping with spring barley grown in 2020. The land is classified as Grade 3(2) by the James Hutton Institute and lies at an altitude of between 100m and 105m above sea level. The fields are fenced and watered and benefit from roadside access.

 

 

 

 

Coronavirus update - 05/01/2021

Whilst increasing lockdown measures pose additional restrictions for most of us, there is some positive news in that the property market in Scotland will not shut down in the way that it did earlier in 2020 and activities in connection with moving home (including viewing a property), or for activities in connection with the maintenance, purchase, sale, letting, or rental of residential property is permitted.

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