Lot 2 Land At The Belmuir

Methlick, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 7DJ

Offers Over £1,050,000

397.29 acres

  • Farmland extending to 160.78ha (397.29 acres)
  • The Belmuir Quarry

Lot 2:Land at The Belmuir extending to 160.78 hectares (397.29 acres). The land is fenced and watered and is currently utilised for grazing. The land sits around 40m above sea level. According to the James Hutton Institute the land is classified as Grade 4(1) to 5(1). Included in Lot 2 is Belmuir Quarry, which is subject to a formal lease.There are a number of derelict buildings on this Lot.LOCATIONAuchencrieve is situated 1 mile north of Methlick, 10 miles north-west of Ellon and 24 miles north of Aberdeen, in the county of Aberdeenshire.VIEWINGStrictly 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.comSITUATIONAuchencrieve is situated 1 mile north of Methlick, 10 miles north west of Ellon and 24 miles north of Aberdeen, in the county of Aberdeenshire. The land is suitable for a wide range of farming activities including growing of cereals, root crops and potatoes, in addition to grass land. The area is well resourced in terms of agricultural infrastructure, being well served by a number ofgrain merchants, agricultural suppliers and machinery dealers, in addition to the Machinery Ring.Auction Marts can be found at Huntly and Inverurie with modern abattoirs being situated at Inverurie, Turriff and Portlethen.The village of Methlick is served by a Parish Church, general store, a hotel, village hall and primary school. The village also boasts a number of clubs and interests groups including the Methlick Heritage Society, the Cricket Club, which is a member of Aberdeenshire Cricket Association and a football team which competes in the Buchan Welfare football league. Places of interest in the vicinity include Haddo House, being a stately home and arts venue with theatre and concert hall and the ruins of Gight Castle, being the ancestral home of Lord Byron. Secondary schooling is available at Oldmeldrum, with Ellon being some 10 miles distant, which has a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. Aberdeen is 24 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 Aberdeen 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.