The subjects are situated 45 miles north west of the City of Aberdeen, being 6 miles north east of Huntly and 28 miles south east of Elgin.
From Huntly take the A97 for 2 miles turning left where signposted to Kinnoir, follow this road north for 2.25 miles turning right at the signpost for Auchinbo. Follow the farm road through Boginspro, Auchinbo is found at the road end.
Auchinbo is situated approximately 5 miles north east of the town of Huntly in Aberdeenshire. The land is principally suitable for rotational farming and is in prime livestock rearing country. The farmhouse is in an attractive position, enjoying far reaching views to the south. The farm buildings comprise both traditional and portal frame structures, being suitable for modern agriculture.
The town of Huntly, formerly known as Milton of Strathbogie, is the historic home of the Gordon Highlanders it is also the site of Huntly Castle. The town boasts a wide range of shops and services including a specialist butcher, in addition to 2 supermarkets. Schooling is at the Gordon Primary with Secondary schooling at The Gordons School. Salmon and Trout fishing are available on the rivers Deveron and Bogie with other outdoor activities including an 18 hole golf course, Nordic skiing in the Clashendarroch Forrest and both a rugby and football club. The town also boasts a wide range of agricultural suppliers and the United Auctions Livestock Centre.
Aberdeen is 45 miles distant, and has a wide range of shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions which one would expect from the oil capital of Europe. Private education is available in the City which also has 2 universities. Aberdeen International Airport offers regular domestic and European flights, in addition to which there is a train station with regular services to both north and south, and overnight sleeper service to London.
Auchinbo is situated in northern Aberdeenshire in an area well known for livestock production on its fertile land.
The land is currently farmed as one and extends to 80.40ha (198.67ac) or thereby, and enjoys good access from the public road network.
The land is classified as LFA, the majority of which being Grade 3(2), according to the James Hutton Institute, with the hill park being Grade 4(2). The majority of the land is therefore capable of producing high yields of arable crops and grass for grazing.
The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated between 140 and 225 metres above sea level.
LOT 1: Auchinbo Farmhouse
Auchinbo farmhouse is a traditional one and a half storey stone and slate built farmhouse. The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Dining Kitchen, Larder, Entrance Porch, Utility Room, Bathroom, Dining Room and Lounge
First Floor: 4 x Bedrooms, Boxroom and Maid's quarters
The Council Tax Band is E
Included with the farmhouse is a paddock extending to 1.27 ha (3.14 ac) of land.
Lot 2: Auchinbo Farm Buildings and Land
The farm buildings comprise a substantial range of traditional portal frame structures as follows:
Sheep Shed - 30.8m x 24.2. Challow timber frame construction, box profile cladding and earth floor
Dutch Barn - 30.14m x 11.67m. Steel portal frame construction, box profile cladding and earth floor
Former Silage Pit - 36.5m x 12.19m. Steel portal frame construction, corrugated roof, cement walls and concrete floor
Lean-To - 36.5m x 19.19m. Steel portal frame construction, corrugated roof, cement walls and concrete floor
Traditional Steading - footprint of 530.45m2. Stone built construction with roof work being a mixture of slate and asbestos sheeting. Part of the back byre roof is missing.
Infill Court - 10.99m x 23.07m. Steel truss construction, new box profile roof, concrete floor
Reico Moist Grain Bin.
Comprises 10 enclosures and extends to 54.88ha (135.61 ac). The majority of which is classified as Grade 3(2) with the hill park being Grade 4(2). The land is currently in grass but is capable of growing good crops of cereals and root crops.
Lot 3 - Auchinbo Land
The land comprises 7 enclosures and extends to 24.11 ha (59.58ac). The majority of which is classified as Grade 3(2). The land is currently in grass but is capable of growing good crops of cereals and root crops.
METHOD OF SALE
For sale as a Whole or in 3 Lots.