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Land At Alton

Inveruie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5JJ


The Land at Alton is situated 1 mile west of Inverurie and 18 miles north west of Aberdeen in well known and desirable farming area. The land is easily accessible with most fields enjoying access direct off the public …

The Land at Alton is situated 1 mile west of Inverurie and 18 miles north west of Aberdeen in well known and desirable farming area. The land is easily accessible with most fields enjoying access direct off the public road network.

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

The land at Alton comprises a block of commercial farmland being situated in an area well known for its productive and fertile farmland. The land comprises one contiguous block extending to 65.59 hectares (162.07 acres). The majority of the land is classified as Grade 3(2) according to the Hutton Institute for Soil Research making it quality productive land. The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated between 105 and 185 metres above sea level being generally south facing.


Ledingham Chalmers LLP, Johnstone House, 52-54 Rose Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1HA. Telephone 01224 408408.

Aberdeenshire Council, Gordon House, Blackhall Road, Inverurie AB51 3WB. Telephone 01467 628200.

For sale as a Whole.

Thainstone Court, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, AB51 5YA. Telephone 01467 626222. Farm Code 062/0028. On completion of the sale the purchaser will be required to apply to RPID for a new Holding number as the land at Alton forms part of a larger holding.

The majority of the land is eligible for claiming Basic Payments. The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements have been established by the seller and are not included in the sale of the land. The buyer will take over and pay for at valuation the Basic Payment Scheme entitlements established on the land for sale. The entitlements are Region One with the value being the regional average. The buyer(s) will be responsible upon occupation of the subjects of sale to fully comply with the statutory management requirements to maintain the farmland in Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition as laid down under the cross Compliance Rules of the Basic Payment Scheme 2019 for the rest of the scheme year.

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 it is owned.

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

The land is served by private water supply with mains water being available.

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 and viewers should be aware of the potential hazards within the woodlands when viewing.

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 3899448. 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 9SN.

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 aspects thereof.

The seller reserves the right to lay water pipes, soakaway drains, cables and service media through the subjects of sale to serve the proposed steading development.

The owners for the farmhouse and steading enjoy a right of access as shown A/B on the sales plan.

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.

Particulars were prepared and photographs taken in September 2018.