Backhill Of Clackriach

Maud, Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, AB42 5NU

Offers Over £800,000

107.44 acres

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  • Highly attractive farm
  • Detached farmhouse
  • Agricultural bulding complex
  • Around 107.44 acres (43.47 hectares)
  • Popular farming area in Aberdeenshire

Backhill of Clackriach sits between 100 metres and 135 metres above sea level. The land benefits from being fenced for the containment of livestock and well drained. The land is generally south west facing with high productive capacity. According to the James Hutton Institute the land is primarily classified as Grade 3(2). The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes.LOCATIONBackhill of Clackriach is situated 1 mile south of Maud and 11.5 miles west of Peterhead in the county of Aberdeenshire. The farm is located within the Buchan area, an area renowned for its quality farmland and thriving agricultural sector.LOT 1FarmhouseThe farmhouse is around 119 sqm internally, of stone construction under a slate roof. Accommodation as follows:Ground Floor: Kitchen diner, Sitting room, utility, home office, toilet and a bedroomFirst Floor: Two bedrooms and a bathroom.EPC rating FCouncil Tax Band BFarm BuildingsThe farm buildings comprise a range of the following traditional and modern structures:GP shed - 12.8 x 24m of steel portal frame construction, corrugated roof & cladding, concrete wall and concrete floor.Straw shed - 6m x 10.6m of timber truss construction, corrugated roof & cladding and concrete wall.Workshop - 7.7m x 12.9m of timber truss construction, corrugated roof, stone wall and concrete floorTraditional buildings - of timber construction totalling 446sqmPolytunnel frame - a frame of 9.3m x 19.8m with potential to re-sheet.LandLot 1 comprises 44.06 acres of farmland in 7 field parcels. According to the James Hutton Institute the land is classified as Grade 3(2) and generally stockproof. The land is in one block bisected by the public road which offers convenient access and surrounds the farmhouse and buildings. A core path leads from the farm complex to the Formartine and Buchan Way.LOT 2Comprises land extending to around 63.38 acres of primarily Grade 3(2) land according to the James Hutton Institute. This includes 47.37 acres of quality farmland across 8 field parcels and 16.01 acres of woodland on the Bulware Moss. This woodland is a commercial forest of Sitka Spruce planted in 1984 with potential for immediate thinning. A derelict building with nearby services and attractive outlook is included and offers a development opportunity subject to the relevant planning consents.ACCESSBoth lots benefit from convenient access points directly off the public road.SERVICESThe lot 1 buildings benefit from mains electricity, private drainage and private water supply. Lot 2 has a shared private water supply and there is an electric meter installed in the building which is currently disconnected.