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Lambhill Farm

By Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, ML10 6RE

Offers Over £450,000


  • For Sale as a Whole or in 2 Lots.

  • Lot 1: House and about 7.31 acres.

  • Lot 2: About 15.29 acres.

  • Private sheltered gardens.

  • Duck pond with duck house.

  • Double garage.

  • Peaceful rural location.

  • Wind Farm access road rental income.

Lambhill Farm is situated in a tranquil and unspoilt rural location just off the Muirkirk Road about 4 miles from the historic market town of Strathaven which has an excellent range of local services including a leisure centre, library, supermarket …

Lambhill Farm is situated in a tranquil and unspoilt rural location just off the Muirkirk Road about 4 miles from the historic market town of Strathaven which has an excellent range of local services including a leisure centre, library, supermarket shopping and well regarded coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. More extensive facilities are available at East Kilbride and Hamilton. There is a small well regarded primary school at Sandford close by and secondary schooling is in Strathaven whilst private schooling is available at Hamilton College, Hamilton. Glasgow is accessible from Strathaven whilst East Kilbride and Hamilton both have railway stations with regular connections to Glasgow and beyond. Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports offer regular scheduled and domestic flights, and are 33 and 48 miles respectively.
There are many interesting walks available in the area including the Spectacle E’e waterfalls lying in the Avon Valley which is a lovely 3 mile walk south of the town. There are a number of golf courses including an 18-hole course at Strathaven Golf Club (about 4 miles) and the racecourse at Hamilton provides regular fixtures. Excellent yachting facilities are available at the marinas at Ardrossan, Troon, Largs and Inverkip.



DESCRIPTION
Lambhill Farm is a fine single storey house of a timber frame design and built of brick with a white render finish under a tiled roof. Situated within private sheltered gardens with 23.01 acres of land and a duck pond within a secure electric fenced area which includes a duck house and summer house from which there are wonderful views over the surrounding countryside towards Loundon Hill.

Lot 1:
House and about 7.31 acres

ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor: Living/Dining Room, 4 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Kitchen, Utility/w.c.

Internally Lambhill is well proportioned with a generously sized living/dining room with a large picture window overlooking the front garden. A lovely bright front porch gives access to the hall from which all rooms are accessed. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of fitted wall and base units under complimentary worktops with integrated hob, oven and extractor fan, fridge, dishwasher and tumble drier. From the kitchen there is a small utility area and w.c. There are four bedrooms which all have built in wardrobes. The bathroom is fitted with a bath with shower over and screen, w.c. and wash hand basin in vanity unit. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and there is ample storage throughout.

GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
The sheltered mature gardens surrounding Lambhill are well maintained with a good variety of established trees and shrubs including conifers and heathers. The front garden has a tarmacadam sweeping drive with seasonal colour in the well maintained borders, parking for several cars and a double garage with electric up and over door. The rear garden is very private and sheltered and is laid to lawn with a central rockery and there is access to the land and duck pond. The enclosed duck pond is a most delightful feature of this rural property and is securely fenced with electric fencing. There is a summer house and duck house and a variety of established plants and shrubs creating a perfect haven for the ducks and a peaceful seating area to enjoy the far reaching countryside views toward Loudon Hill. A small grazing paddock is located across the country road.



Lot 2
About 15.29 acres land
The land is situated to the north of the property and is down to grass and in good heart. It is well fenced and benefits from a private water supply from a spring. The land is classified as Grade 4.1 by the James Hutton Institute.

A strip of land within Lot 2 is leased to Banks Renewables for wind farm access over which a road has been constructed. The current rent payable is £4,173 per annum. The lease is 25 years and commenced in 2018. There is also an annual option payment for a proposed extension of the wind farm of £2,000 per annum and provided this extension obtains consent and is constructed, the rent will increase to around £10,000 per annum.

PROTECTION AGREEMENT
The purchaser of Lambhill or part thereof will not be permitted to object to any wind farm operations. There is an annual payment of £1,000 per annum.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME 2020
The land is a registered agricultural business 538/0102. Any payments relating to the 2020 scheme year will be retained by the seller. There are BPS entitlements available for sale separately if required.

LOTTING
If Lot 2 is sold separately from Lot 1, a right of access will be retained between points AB on the plan.