Mid Auchencloich sits in an enviable location that is rural yet accessible. Bridge of Weir (2.6 miles), Kilbarchan (3 miles), Lochwinnoch (5 miles) and Glasgow (18 miles) are all easily reached via the road networks. There is a useful park …
Mid Auchencloich sits in an enviable location that is rural yet accessible. Bridge of Weir (2.6 miles), Kilbarchan (3 miles), Lochwinnoch (5 miles) and Glasgow (18 miles) are all easily reached via the road networks. There is a useful park and ride station service in Johnstone with connections to Glasgow, Ayr and beyond. There are wide range of useful services available in Bridge of Weir including supermarket, local shops, restaurants and a medical practice. Primary schooling is available in Bridge of Weir with secondary schooling available at Gryffe High school in the village of Houston (5 miles). There are two equestrian facilities with stabling and exercise yards within the locality. Golf courses are available in Bridge of Weir and in the nearby villages of Kilmacolm and Lochwinnoch.
Muirshiel Country Park and Castle Semple Country Park both offer a variety of activities and have visitor centres. Castle Semple Loch adjacent to Lochwinnoch (5 miles ) also offers inland sailing. The wetlands at Lochwinnoch, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is renowned for bird watching and there is an RSPB centre located there. The Sustrans off road cycle route can be accessed from the local villages. Angling is available at the River Gryffe and Knapps Loch.The beautiful coast of the Firth of Clyde is about 17 miles away and there are marina services at Inverkip, Largs and Ardrossan.
Glasgow Airport is approximately 8.5 miles distant and easily accessible by the A737 and M8. Braehead Shopping Centre (about 12.5 miles) has an extensive range of shops, restaurants and an ice rink.
Mid Auchencloich has been run as an agricultural holding supporting a small herd of pedigree Aberdeen-Angus cattle (moffatangus.co.uk) and a small flock of sheep. The property benefits from full planning permission for a 4 bedroom 1 ½ storey dwelling house providing the opportunity to develop a wonderful family home in a countryside location close to Glasgow. The water supply is from a well on site which also services an outbuilding in third party ownership. A new borehole is required for future development. Currently on the site there are several buildings as below capable of use for a wide range of purposes including equestrian and agricultural.
Barn – timber pole with corrugated metal sheeting – approximately 22.2m x 5.38m.
Stone Barn – stone with box profile roof – approximately 9.59m x 5.55m.
Barn - brick and stone with asbestos cement roof – approximately 10.62m x 8.53m.
Storage Building – timber with corrugated metal sheeting – approximately 7.24m x 5.15m.
Cattle shed/general purpose building – steel portal frame with concrete panelling, wood cladding and cement fibre roof – approximately 14.8m x 17.8m.
Please note that some buildings will need to be demolished for the site of the house.
The land at Mid Auchencloich is generally in good heart and extends in total to approximately 19.47 acres (7.88 hectares). All of the ground is down to grass and is a mixture of permanent grassland and rough grazing. The land is split into six compartments, the largest of which has produced winter fodder and has been reseeded. The holding is ring-fenced with secure sheep netting a top electric wire powered by a mains unit. Temporary fencing can be attached readily for further sub-division.
Planning permission was granted on 14th November 2018 (Planning Reference No 18/0559/PP). Copies of the planning consents and plans are also available on request from the Selling Agents.
The majority of the land is eligible for claiming Basic Payment Scheme (BPS). The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements have been established by the seller and can be available for sale to the purchaser(s) if required. A purchaser(s) will take over and pay for at valuation the Basic Payment Scheme entitlements established on the land for sale. Payments relating to the 2020 year will be retained by the seller. The buyer 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 down under the Cross Compliance rules of the Basic Payments Scheme (BPS) 2017 for the remainder of the scheme year.
All of the land has been designated as being within a Less Favoured Area (LFA).
All of the land registered for IACS purposes.