Lower Cushnie

Gamrie, Banff, Aberdeenshire, AB45 3HL

Offers Over £900,000

152.28 acres

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  • 3 bedroom farmhouse
  • Modern & traditional farm buildings
  • 15.40 hectares (38.05 acres) of farmland
  • For Sale as a Whole only

SITUATIONLower Cushnie is situated in a prime farming area, well known for its productive and fertile land.The 3 bedroom farmhouse is conveniently located adjacent to a range of farm buildings. The land at Lower Cushnie extends to 152.28 acres or thereby and enjoys good access from the public road network.According to the James Hutton Institute the majority of the land is classified as Grade 3(1) with The Dens being classified as Grade 4(1). The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated between 100 and 140 metres above sea level.FARMHOUSEThe farmhouse is around 130.70m2 internally, of stone construction under a slate roof. Conveniently located adjacent to the farm buildings with adjacent garage, the accommodation is over two floors as follows:Ground floor: Dining Kitchen, Bathroom, Store, Sitting Room and Double BedroomFirst Floor: 2 x Double Bedroom, 1 x Single Bedroom, 2 x Storage RoomsThe EPC Rating is GThe Council Tax Band is CFARM BUILDINGSThe farm buildings extend to a range of traditional and portal frame structures as follows:1. Traditional Steading, on a footprint of 526.6m2, of stone wall construction under a slate andcorrugated sheeting roof, concrete floor.2. Cattle Court 2, 10m x 22m, of blockwall construction, timber truss and corrugated sheetingroof, concrete floor.3. Storage shed, 8.5m x 22m, of steel portal frame construction, block walls and corrugatedsheeting roof.4. Cattle Court, 10m x 22m, of block wall construction, timber truss and corrugated sheetingroof.5. Implement Shed, 5m x 16.8m, block wall construction under a corrugated sheeting roof.6. Garage, 3.6m x 6.8m, of block wall construction under a corrugated sheeting roof.7. Pole Barn, 7.8m x 22.8m, pole barn construction under a tin roof, stone floor.8. The Chaumer, 5.5m x 7.3m, of stone build construction under a slate roof.Adjacent to the farm buildings is a metalled yard suitable for the storage of machinery and silage bales.LANDLand extends to 66.63 hectares (152.28 acres) and comprises of 13 enclosures. According to the James Hutton Institute the majority of the land is classified as Grade 3(1) with The Dens beingclassified as Grade 4(1). The land is in good heart having been farmed in an arable and grass rotation in recent years being fenced and watered. The land is highly productive capable of growing a wide range of crops, including potatoes. Being farmed in rotation and having regular applications of dung the land is in excellent heart, with lime being applied as to requirement. The farmhouse is conveniently situated next to the range of farm buildings which currently serve 152.28 acres of land. The coastal village of Gamrie (Gardenstown) lies 2 miles to the north. The village is served by Gardenstown New Church, in addition to the Garden Arms Hotel, coffee shop and convenience stores. Primary schooling is three miles away at Bracoden with secondary schooling at Banff Academy. The town of Turriff is some 12 miles distant and boasts a large number of services and communities including banks, 2 supermarkets, 2 dispensing pharmacies, a library, sports centre and swimming pool in addition to numerous specialist shops and Turriff Cottage Hospital. The town also has 4 churches, a primary school at Market Hill and secondary schooling is available at Turriff Academy. The town also hosts the Turriff show which is Scotland’s largest 2 day agricultural show, in addition to which it has a golf club and is home to Turriff United FC. The River Deveron flows past the town and is well known for the quality of its salmon and fishing. Places of interest in the vicinity include Fyvie Castle, Dalgetty Castle and Duff House at Banff, in addition to which the north east coast has wonderful cliffs and fishing villages being a short drive away.LOCATIONAberdeen is some 46 miles distant and has a wide range of shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions which one expects 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.The area is well resourced in terms of agricultural infrastructure being well served by grain merchants, agricultural suppliers and machinery dealers, in addition to the abattoir at Turriff. Auction Marts can be found in Huntly (25 miles) and Inverurie (28 miles).VIEWINGStrictly by appointment with the sole selling agents –Galbraith, 337 North Deeside Road, Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9SN. Tel: 01224 860710. Fax: 01224 869023. Email: aberdeen@galbraithgroup.comLOCATIONLower Cushnie is situated approximately 8 miles east of Banff and 12 miles north east of Turriff in the county of Aberdeenshire, an area well known for its fertile land.