Gight, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7JA

Offers Over £560,000

39.07 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 3 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Impressive lifestyle farm
  • Farmhouse & immaculate garden grounds
  • Large outbuilding, workshop & double garage
  • Beautiful countryside location
  • Around 39.07 acres (16.09 hectares)

Gallowhill has an idyllic countryside location, close to the village of Methlick, with beautiful open views and a feeling of space and privacy. The farm is approached by the private tree lined and tarred drive and there is a traditional detached 4 bedroom farmhouse with beautiful garden grounds and a well maintained detached steading building. The land in total extends to around 39.07 acres (16.09 hectares), and is mostly in permanent grass with water troughs in all fields and good fencing. The 5 acres of deciduous woodland was planted in 2013. For those with equestrian interests, Gallowhill would work exceptionally well given the superb outbuildings which could accommodate a large amount of stabling. The entire outdoor space at Gallowhill really does create endless opportunities and flexibility for any potential buyer to create their own wonderful countryside lifestyle.FARMHOUSEGallowhill Farmhouse is a traditional stone built farmhouse with a south west aspect and beautiful tended garden grounds. The property has been exceptionally well maintained by the present owners, which includes an impressive extension in 1998. The accommodation over two floors comprises an entrance vestibule and entrance hall with quality hardwood flooring, which sets the theme throughout most of the ground floor. The sitting room overlooks the garden and has a wood burning stove, as does the separate cosy family room. The formal dining room lies adjacent to the dining kitchen and has an oil fireplace. The dining kitchen is a wonderful room offering a ‘country kitchen’. The solid Swedish pine units have granite effect resin worktops and the room is finished with limestone flooring. A hatch leads to a loft room, currently used as a home office. Also located on the ground floor are the main family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath, a separate shower room and finally the useful utility room, which leads through to the garage.From the stairs to the east side of the property there is a large landing with two velux windows leading to two equally spacious double bedrooms with built in storage cupboards. Returning to the main entrance hall and continuing up the main staircase, you will find a lovely bright landing area. From here there are two very spacious double bedrooms and a modern cloakroom.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Vestibule, hall, sitting room, family room, dining room, dining kitchen, bathroom, shower room and utility room.First Floor: Bedroom 1, bedroom 2 & cloakroom. Bedroom 3 & Bedroom 4. Loft room above kitchen.GARDEN GROUNDSA tarred tree lined drive leads round to the property where there is plenty parking and entry to the integral double garage.The south west facing garden grounds are beautiful tended by the present owners and offer an outdoor haven. The main grass lawn to the front of the house has flower beds encased by box hedging and stone dyke walls and enjoys stunning open views across the surrounding countryside. There is a kitchen garden enclosed by fencing and hedges, perfect for those looking to grow fruit & vegetables. To the west side of the house the garden continues and there is a path meandering through the young planted trees.Dog kennel with run will remain.LANDThe land extends to 39.07 acres (16.09 hectares) and is mostly in permanent grass and includes 5 acres of woodland. All fields have good fencing and there is water troughs in all fields. According to The James Hutton Institute a majority of the land is classified as Grade 3(2).The 5 acres of woodland was planted around 2013. Predominantly deciduous trees including Birch, Ash, Oak, Cherry & Alder and the annual grants expire in 2027.OUTBUILDINGSLarge multi-use steading building sits to the east of the main house and could be used for a multitude of uses. The building has water, power and has a usable weigh crusher.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water Private Electricity MainsDrainage Septic TankTenure FreeholdHeating Oil CHCouncil Tax Band DEPC Band DNew central heating boiler fitted in February 2024Solar panels are fitted to the steading building roof and are connected directly to the electricity meter.BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm code is 66/080/0102. The majority of the land is eligible for claiming Basic Payments. The BPS entitlements have been established by the seller and are included in the sale of the land. Payments relating to the year 2024 will be apportioned between seller and buyer. Upon occupation of the subjects of sale the buyers will be required 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 2024 for the rest of the scheme year.SITUATIONGallowhill is located only 3 miles from the popular village of Methlick where there is a local Primary School and Nursery, hotel, shop and cricket grounds. Academy education is at the nearby Meldrum Academy. Ellon lies some 11 miles away and is a very popular town by the River Ythan with plentiful amenities including large supermarkets, restaurants, hotels and leisure and sporting complex.Gallowhill is within easy commuting distance of Peterhead and Ellon, together with the new A90 dual carriageway into Bridge of Don, Dyce and Aberdeen. Furthermore the Aberdeen western peripheral route (AWPR) allows for easy access to the South of Aberdeen. Dyce also has a train station with links both North & South and Aberdeen International Airport is around a 45 minute drive away.