Cauldhame FarmDunlop, Kilmarnock, KA3 4BT
Offers Over £1,330,000
- An attractive and adaptable farm in an excellent location available as a whole or in Lots (As a whole About 196.99 acres)
- Lot 1: Farmhouse, Buildings in about 33.58 acres.
- Lot 2: 44.73 acres of land.
- Lot 3: 56.17 acres of land.
- Lot 4: 62.52 acres of land.
Cauldhame Farm is privately situated occupying a peaceful setting close to the conservation village of Dunlop, East Ayrshire and within easy travelling distance of Glasgow. Dunlop has a post office, village shop, artisan shop and bakery, well regarded restaurant (Struther Farmhouse), an excellent primary school and railway station with regular services to Glasgow. Stewarton (about 3.5 miles) has primary and secondary schooling and private schooling at Belmont House, Wellington and Hutchesons are within easy travelling distance. Glasgow and Prestwick Airports are equidistant at about 16 miles distant. Ayrshire is renowned for its world famous golf courses including Turnberry, Prestwick and Royal Troon. Close by (7.5 miles) there is a “19” hole golf course designed by Colin Montgomerie at Rowallan Castle, which includes a first class hotel and events venue and restaurant (The Glasshouse). There is a popular racecourse in Ayr and excellent yachting facilities at the marinas in Troon, Ardrossan and Largs. Morris Equestrian Centre (7.5 miles) is a state of the art equestrian facility with a comprehensive range of events throughout the year. The country lanes and land at and around Cauldhame Farm are excellent for hacking.DESCRIPTION Cauldhame Farm offers a diverse possibility of uses from traditional farming to equestrian and business interests. The traditional ‘U’ shaped courtyard houses the farmhouse which is in excellent condition and a number of traditional outbuildings. There are further useful buildings suitable for modern day agriculture or adaptable for stabling and creating arena space (subject to any necessary consents). The farmland extends to 192.20 acres and is mostly James Hutton Institute Class 4(1) with some 3(2) with the land all being down to grass.The farmhouse built over two storeys of stone with a white render finish under a slate roof with the accommodation comprising a dining kitchen with a good range of floor and wall mounted cabinets, a green AGA, double oven, electric hob, fridge and dish washer and washing machine. The utility room is plumbed for a washing machine and tumble drier and gives access to the rear garden. The spacious sitting room boasts dual aspect windows, cornice and an open coal fire. The dining room has two windows over-looking the courtyard, cornice and an attractive alcove. There is one downstairs bedroom and a fully tiled bathroom with free standing bath, large rainfall shower, vanity unit with wash hand basin, w.c. and heated towel rail. Completing the ground floor is an office and sun porch. Stairs rise to the first floor where there are three generously proportioned bedrooms, two with built-in wardrobes and the family shower room with dual head shower, vanity unit and wc. Part of the loft is fully floored and heated and provides good storage space.METHOD OF SALECauldhame Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in 4 lots.Lot 1: Farmhouse and buildings in about 33.58 acresGround Floor: Kitchen, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Office, Bedroom, Bathroom, Sun Porch.First Floor:3 Bedrooms, Shower Room.Gardens The front garden is south westerly facing and enjoys stunning views over the surrounding countryside and beyond to the coast. It is well stocked with a variety of mature trees and shrubs. The enclosed rear garden is laid to lawn with stone chip paths and a raised vegetable bed and a greenhouse.Farm BuildingsThe farm buildings comprise:Former Byre/Party Barn (About 17.69m x 6.79m)Stone with slate roof, concrete floor, power and light.Garages (About 5.5m x 5m and 5.2m x 4m)Concrete floor, electricityStores (About 3.5m x 4.25m and 3.6m x 3m)Stone with slate roof, concrete floor.Workshop/Store (About 17.9m x 13.5m)Corrugated walls, fibre cement roof, hardcore floor, power and light.Workshop (About 5.8m x 9m)Stairs to mezzanine. Concrete floor, electricity.Boiler Room (About 2.7 x 5.3)Concrete floor, electricity.Gym (About 5.48m x 3.8m)Corrugated roof, electricity.There is a 4G Astro turf area from the gym which is approximately the size of a small 5-1-side football pitch.A Former Byre which has been converted to serve as a flower business (About 4.05m x 5.27m)Steel Portal Framed Shed (About 27.6m x 13.7m)Steel portal over high level slatted shed: box profile walls, fibre cement roof, water, power and electricity.Open Cantilever Shed (About 30.6m x 13.15m)Corrugated panels and box profile walls, cement fibre roof, electric, water.Range of General Purpose Sheds (About 17m x 30m, 12m x 27m and 18.5m x 27m)Mainly cement fibre roof with asbestos in middle section. Part hard core and concrete floor.Hot water supplied from the biomass boiler.Cubicle Shed (45m x 25m) Concrete floor, electricity.Further to this there a concrete sided silage pit and slurry tank.The Land The land within lot 1 extends to approximately 28.86 acres (11.68 ha) and is principally classified as Grade 4(1) by the James Hutton Institute. The land rises from approximately 80m to 101m above sea level at its highest point. Mains water is available.Lot 2Approximately 44.73 acres (18.10 ha) and is principally classified as Grade 4(1) by the James Hutton Institute. The land rises from approximately 77m to 101m above sea level at its highest point. Mains water is available. Access is taken from the private farm road.Lot 3Approximately 56.17 acres (22.73 ha) and is principally classified as Grade 4(1) and some 3(2) by the James Hutton Institute. The land rises from approximately 74.5m to 124m above sea level at its highest point. Mains water is available. Access is taken from the minor public road to the east.Lot 4Approximately 62.52 acres (25.3 ha) and is principally classified as Grade 4(1) and 3(2) by the James Hutton Institute. The land rises from approximately 88.5m to 112m above sea level at its highest point. Mains water is available. Access is taken from the private farm road.*The house and outside hot water supply is heated by the Biomass boiler. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) extends to 2033. Please contact the selling agent for further details.IACSAll the farmland is registered for IACS purposes.NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE (NVZ)The land at Cauldhame Farm is not included within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) 2023Any payments relating to the 2023 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 down under the Cross Compliance rules of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) for the remainder of the scheme year. The Seller may enter discussions with the Purchaser to transfer the right to receive Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlements in addition to the heritable property by separate negotiation. Further details are available from the Selling Agents.LESS-FAVOURED AREA SUPPORT SCHEME (LFASS) All of the land has been designated as being within a Less-Favoured Area. LOCAL AUTHORITYEast Ayrshire Council, Council Headquarters, London Road, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA3 7BU, Tel. 01563 554400SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RURAL PAYMENTS AND INSPECTIONS DIRECTORATERussell House, King Street, Ayr KA8 0BE tel 01292 291300MINERALSThe mineral rights are included in so far as they are owned by the seller.TIMBERAll fallen and standing timber is included in the sale as so far as it is owned by the seller.SPORTING RIGHTSIn so far as these rights form part of the property title they are included within the sale. FIXTURES AND FITTINGSAll fixture and fittings within Cauldhame Farm are included in the sale price with the exception of some light fittings, the washing machine and fridge freezer. No other items are included unless mentioned in the sales particulars. INGOING VALUATIONThe purchaser(s) of Cauldhame 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.POST CODE KA3 4BTWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: ///rocked.bitter.appraised