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  • Causewayend is an excellent farm which comprises a farmhouse, bothy and 34.19 hectares (84.48 acres) of land, excluding roads and buildings. For sale as a Whole

  • Three bedroom farmhouse

  • Bothy with development potential

  • 34.19 hectares (84.48 acres) of land

Causewayend is situated approximately 3.5 miles west of Newmachar and 6.5 miles north west of Dyce in Aberdeenshire. The land is generally south facing and is in prime agricultural country, being for sale as a whole. The farmhouse is …

Causewayend is situated approximately 3.5 miles west of Newmachar and 6.5 miles north west of Dyce in Aberdeenshire. The land is generally south facing and is in prime agricultural country, being for sale as a whole. The farmhouse is in an attractive position, enjoying pleasant views of the land and Bennachie beyond.

Newmachar is some 3.5 north east, and boasts the following services and facilities: Newmachar Parish Church, library, health centre, convenience store in addition to a primary school.

Dyce lies some 6.5 miles south east and has a large selection of hotels, supermarkets and banks, in addition to a police station. There are also schools providing primary (Dyce School) and secondary education (Dyce Academy) which has swimming facilities. Dyce benefits from a railway station providing links to Aberdeen City and Shire.

Aberdeen is 13.5 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.

Causewayend is located in Aberdeenshire in an area well known for its productive and fertile land.
The property includes the farmhouse & bothy and 34.19 hectares (84.48 acres) of land.

The land comprises one block extending to 34.19 hectares (84.48 acres) or thereby, excluding roads, yards and buildings and enjoys good access from the public road network.

The land at Causewayend is classified as of LFA status. According to the James Hutton Institute the majority of the land is classified as Grade 3(2), being capable of producing high yields of arable crops and grass for grazing.

The majority of the land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated around 120 meters above sea level.

Causewayend Farmhouse is an extended one and a half storey stone built and harled finish farmhouse under a slate roof. The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Dining Kitchen, Living Room, Office, and Bathroom

First Floor: 3 x Bedrooms and Toilet.

The Council Tax Band is F, with the EPC rating being F.

Causewayend Bothy is of stone construction under a slate roof. The property comprises a single room with original features, including timber linings and tiled fireplace. This has potential for conversion to alternative use subject to the relevant consents being obtained.

The land comprises 1 enclosure and extends to 34.19 hectares (84.48 acres) which is classified as Grade 3(2). 19.49 hectares (48.15 acres) of the land is currently in grass but is capable of growing good crops of cereals and roots with 7.68 hectares (18.97 acres) and 7.02 hectares (17.34 acres) being planted in native broadleaves and conifers respectively. The year of planting was 1994.
Causewayend lends itself to a wide range of uses including agriculture, equestrian and arboreal in addition to the residential element.

Strictly by appointintment with the sole selling agents – Galbraith LLP, 337 North Deeside Road, Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9SP. Tel: 01224 860710. Fax: 01224 869023. Email: aberdeen@galbraithgroup.com


Aberdein Considine, 7-9 Bon Accord Crescent, Aberdeen, AB11 6DN, Tel: 01224 589700.

Aberdeenshire Council, Gordon House, Blackhall Rd, Inverurie AB51 3WA

Thainstone Court, Inverurie, AB51 5YA, Tel: 01467 626222. Farm Code 006/0019.

For sale as a Whole.

The grass land is eligible for claiming Basic Payments. There are no Basic Payment Scheme entitlements available for transfer.

The Sporting Rights are included in the sale, insofar as they are owned.

The Mineral Rights are included in the sale, insofar as they are owned.

All fallen and standing timber is included in the sale insofar as they are owned.

Vacant possession and entry will be given on completion of missives or such mutual time to be agreed by the seller and the purchaser.

The purchaser(s) shall, in addition to the purchase price, be obliged to take over and pay for at a valuation to be agreed by a mutually appointed valuer(s) with respect to the following:
All cultivations and growing crops on a seeds, labour, lime, fertilizer, sprays and machinery basis with an increment representing the enhanced value of the establishment and age of such crops.
All hay, straw fodder, roots, silage and farmyard manure and other produce at market value. All oils, fuels, fertilizers, sprays, chemicals seeds and sundries at cost.
Note: If the amount of the valuations has not been agreed on the date fixed for completion, then the purchaser shall pay to the seller such a sum as the selling agents shall certify on account at the valuation pending agreement. Should the payment not be made within seven days then the interest will become payable on outstanding monies at 8% over the Bank of Scotland borrowing rate as adjusted from time to time.

A deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid within seven days of the completion of Missives. The deposit will be non-refundable in the event of the purchaser(s) failing to pay the purchase price or failing to complete for reasons not attributable to the seller of the seller’s agents.

The property is an agricultural holding and appropriate caution should be exercised at all times during inspection, particularly in reference to the farm buildings.

Galbraith are approved agents for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) and we can assist you in securing finance loans for a variety of farming purposes including the purchase of land and property, facilitate and reschedule debt, and to provide working capital for diverse creation, and improving on erected farm buildings. For further details and to discuss any proposals in connection please contact Robert Taylor on 0800 389 9448. Email: robert.taylor@galbraithgroup.com

A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have noted their interest through lawyers to Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer, and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties.

Formal offers in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, through a Scottish Lawyer, to Galbraith, 337 North Deeside Road, Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9SP. Tel: 01224 860710

The subjects are sold together with, and subject to, all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof. The owners of the converted steading enjoy a right of access over the track shown A/B on the sales plan. The seller enjoys a right of access over the track shown B/C on the sales plan. The owner of neighbouring Causewayend Wood has a right of access through the farm to the wood marked D on the sales plan.

The subjects of sale are served by electric storage heating, mains electricity and water supply with foul water disposal being via septic tank and soakaway.

These particulars are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property. If any points are relevant to your interest, please ask for further information, prior to viewing. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek their own professional advice.
Areas, measurements and distances are given as a guide. Photographs depict only certain parts of the property. Nothing within the particulars shall be deemed to be a statement as to the structural condition, nor the working order of service and appliances.
These particulars shall not be binding on our clients whether acted on or otherwise, unless the same is incorporated within a written document, signed by our clients or on their behalf, satisfying the requirements of Section 3 of The Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995.

Photographs were taken in September 2017.