The AcresLands Of Tweedieside, Sandford, Strathaven, Lanarkshire, ML10 6PJ
Offers Over £975,000
- For sale as a whole or in three lots.
- Lot 1: Farmhouse, building in about 46.33 acres.
- Lot 2: About 67.33 acres.
- Lot 3: About 51.79 acres.
The Acres is situated in a desirable area of rural South Lanarkshire, situated about 3.5 miles to the south east of Strathaven and some 6 miles south east of the settlement of Chapleton. The historic former market town of Strathaven provides an excellent range of local services including supermarket, leisure centre and library, along with thriving coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. The farm is within easy commuting distance of the City of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest City, being within about 25 miles to the north west of the farm, with world renowned shopping outlets, businesses and entertainment facilities. Glasgow Airport is about 31 miles distant and offers regular flights to London and a wide range of international destinations. Nearby towns of East Kilbride and Hamilton both have railway stations with regular connections to Glasgow and beyond. Local primary and secondary schooling is available in Strathaven, with private schooling at nearby Hamilton College or within Glasgow itself offering a wider range of highly regarded independent private schools. There are a number of golf courses including an 18-hole course at Strathaven Golf Club and the racecourse at Hamilton provides regular fixtures. Agriculturally the surrounding area of South Lanarkshire provides an attractive location with a combination of productive pasture and arable ground with rolling hills in the distance. The farm lies within reaching distance of Craig Wilson Mart and Stirling Mart.The Acres was previously a working stock farm extending to about 66.96 Ha (165.45 Ac) and is now currently grazed seasonally with some ground being utilised for fodder production. The farm has a attractive farmhouse with the added benefit of two agricultural buildings suitable for livestock housing and storage. The land is bisected by a minor public road, the School Road, and offers considerable scope.METHOD OF SALEThe Acres is offered for sale as a whole or in three lots.Lot 1: FARMHOUSE, STEADING AND ABOUT 45.66 ACRES OF LAND.The FarmhouseThe farmhouse offers spacious and flexible accommodation over two storeys which has the opportunity for modernisation. Of particular note and usefulness is the grounds floor wing of the house with living room, bedroom and bathroom offering the potential for an annexe if required. The accommodation is laid out in more detail in the floorplans contained within this brochure. Theproperty benefits from double glazing throughout and ample parking to the front. The farmhouse also benefits from a large garage which can be accessed externally.Farm BuildingsThe farm buildings at The Acres comprise two 90ft x 60ft general purpose sheds of steel portal frame construction, block walls, vent air cladding and a corrugated fibre cement roof.FarmlandThe land within lot 1 extends to approximately 45.66 acres and is situated to the east of the farm steading. The land is graded by the James Hutton Institute as mainly Grade 4(1) with some Grade5(3).LOT 2 – About 27.25 Ha (67.33 Ac)The land within lot 2 extends to approximately 67.33 acres and is situated south of the landholding and can be accessed directly from School Road. The land is graded by the James Hutton Institute as predominantly Grade 3(2) with Grade 4(1) and is currently utilised for livestock grazing. The land is serviced by a mains water trough as well as natural sources. The land has a gently sloping aspect sitting at 223m above sea level rising to 192m above sea level.LOT 3 – About 20.96 Ha (51.79 Ac)The land within lot 3 extends to approximately 51.79 acres and is situated to the far east of the landholding and can be accessed directly from School Road. The land is classified as predominately Grade 4(1) with some Grade 4(2) as classified by the James Hutton Institute.RIGHT OF ACCESSThere is a right of access to the neighbouring property marked A and B on the plan.BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) 2022The Basic Payment Entitlements are available by separate negotiation. 68.37 Ha of Region 1entitlements are held. Location Code 83/549/0005. Any payments relating to the 2022 scheme year will be retained by the Seller. If applicable, the purchaser(s) will be responsible upon occupation of the subjects of sale to comply fully with the Statutory Management requirements to maintain the farmland in Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC) as laid downunder the Cross Compliance rules of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2022 for the remainder of the scheme year.LESS-FAVOURED AREA SUPPORT SCHEME (LFASS)All of the land has been designated as being within a Less Favoured Area (LFA). Any payments relating to current scheme year will be retained by the SellersSCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RURAL PAYMENTS AND INSPECTIONS DIRECTORATECadzow Court, 3 Wellhall Road, Hamilton, ML3 9BG. T: 01698 462400. F: 01698 462401. E: SGRPID.firstname.lastname@example.orgLOCAL AUTHORITYSouth Lanarkshire Council, Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA. T: 03031 231015SOLICITORSKilpatrick and Walker, 4 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1ENT: 01292 618585. F: 01292 885678. E: email@example.comMINERALSThe mineral rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned by the seller.TIMBERAll fallen and standing timber is included in the sale as so far as it is owned.SPORTING RIGHTSIn so far as these rights form part of the property title they are included within the sale.FIXTURES AND FITTINGSCarpets and fixed floor coverings within the farmhouse are included in the sale price. Curtains and light fittings will be removed. All moveable white goods are specifically excluded and no other items are included unless mentioned in the sales particulars.THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND SERVITUDESThe 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 as satisfied themselves in respect thereof.INGOING VALUATIONThe purchaser(s) of Milton Farm shall, in addition to the purchase price, be obliged to take over and pay for at a valuation to be agreed by a mutually appointed valuer(s) with respect to the following:1. All cultivations and growing crops on a seeds, labour, lime, fertiliser, sprays and machinery basis with an increment representing the enhanced value of the establishment and age of such crops.2. All feed stuffs, hay, straw, fodder, roots, silage and farmyard manure and other produce at market value.3. All oils, fuel, fertilisers, sprays, chemicals, seeds, and sundries at cost.Note: If the amount of the valuations has not been agreed on the date fixed for completion,then the purchaser shall pay to the seller such a sum as selling agents shall certify on account at the valuation pending agreement. Should the payment not be made within seven days then the interest will become payable on outstanding monies at 8% over Bank of Scotland borrowing rate.DEPOSITA deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid within seven days of completion of Missives. Deposit will be non-refundable in the event of the purchaser failing to complete for reasons not attributable to the Seller or their Agents.