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Over Carswell Farm

Neilston, Glasgow, East Renfrewshire, G78 3DF

Offers Over £850,000


  • Whole About 71.61 acres (28.98 hectares).

  • Lot 1 Farmhouse, Cottage, Buildings in about 66.25 acres.

  • Farmhouse: 3 Bedrooms, 2 Reception Rooms.

  • 2/3 bedroom detached cottage.

  • Useful stone buildings.

  • Shed with Change of Use to equestrian.

  • About 65.48 acres of grazing land.

  • Idyllic private location.

  • Lot 2 About 5.36 acres of land

Over Carswell Farm is situated in a secluded and very private location in East Renfrewshire, about 4 miles south of Glasgow. It is within close proximity of Neilston (4 miles), East Renfrewshire and the picturesque village of Dunlop, East Ayrshire …

Over Carswell Farm is situated in a secluded and very private location in East Renfrewshire, about 4 miles south of Glasgow. It is within close proximity of Neilston (4 miles), East Renfrewshire and the picturesque village of Dunlop, East Ayrshire (4 miles) with shop and artisan bakery, post office, which both offer local facilities and primary schooling. The popular town of Stewarton (6 miles) offers a wide range of amenities and services including secondary schooling, medical practice, sports centre, shops, cafes and restaurants. There are a number of private schools for children of all ages in Glasgow which are within easy reach. Glasgow Airport and Prestwick Airport are 13 and 23 miles away respectively. Both Neilston and Dunlop have railway stations with regular connections to Glasgow and beyond.

Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous courses at Turnberry, Prestwick and Royal Troon. There is a popular Racecourse in Ayr and there are exceptional yachting facilities with Marinas in Troon, Largs, Inverkip and Ardrossan. There are many opportunities for games sports in the area and there is permit fishing at Harelaw Trout Fishery. Harelaw’s moorland setting is also home to a wide variety of birds and wildlife. There are also excellent opportunities for riding and hacking in the area from Over Carswell Farm.

Occupying an idyllic and very private location, Over Carswell Farm is a delightful farmhouse constructed of stone over one and a half storeys under a slate roof. It is approached along a private drive surrounded by its own land leading to a hard-core courtyard with an extensive parking area. The farmhouse has been refurbished by the current owners and the farm benefits further from a detached 2/3 bedroom cottage (presently used as a holiday let). Adjoining the farmhouse are former farm buildings, which could be developed (subject to the necessary planning consents).

Over Carswell Farm offers complete privacy and is a wonderful lifestyle opportunity for those with equestrian or other farming interests.

Over Carswell Farm is offered for sale as a Whole or in 2 Lots.

Lot 1 Farmhouse, Cottage, Buildings in about 66.25 acres of land

Farmhouse

The accommodation over two floors comprises:

Ground Floor:
Kitchen, Living Room, Sitting Room, Sun Room, Bathroom.

First Floor:
3 Bedrooms.

The breakfasting kitchen has a range of cream fitted floor and wall units, 1.5 bowl sink, electric oven and hob. Glass doors lead to the cosy living room with wood burning stove on stone hearth and alcove. There is a sitting room with electric fire and surround, and a sun room leading out to the patio and drying green/lawn. The family bathroom has bath with shower over, w.c. with fitted furniture and built-in mirror. There are three bedrooms on the first floor.

The Cottage
The Cottage is an attractive stone and slate building on one level. The accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor:
Sun Room, Living Room, Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, Mezzanine/Bedroom 3, Bathroom, Utility Room.

The cottage lies on the north side of the courtyard with a beautiful decked area taking advantage of the surrounding countryside. Steps lead to the welcoming sun room with beautiful countryside views, cosy living room with wood burning stove, fitted kitchen with fitted floor and wall units, dishwasher, electric cooker and space for fridge freezer.

There are two bedrooms, bathroom with bath with shower over, w.c. and sink. There is a utility area with plumbing for washing machine/tumble dryer. Stairs from the living room lead to the mezzanine bedroom which is a lovely bright room and could be used as an office/sitting room. The Cottage is currently operated as a successful holiday let.

Buildings
Adjoining Farmhouse:

Barn/Utility: About 8.67m x 4.10m
Stone and slate, concrete floor.

Car Port: About 21.7m x 6.25m
Stone and slate, concrete floor, power.

Workshop: About 10.4m x 4.4m
Stone and slate, concrete floor, power.

Store: About 4.47m x 6.32m and 3.9m x 6.1m
Stone and slate with Lean-to (corrugated sheeting).

Garage: About 6.05m x 5.1m
Breezeblock with slate roof, concrete floor.

General Purpose Shed: About 28m x 22m
Timber poles with mixed box profile and corrugated roofing, tin sheet walling. This building has Change of Use to equestrian.

There is a large hard core yard area behind the General Purpose Shed.

The Land
Over Carswell Farm extends to approximately 71.61 acres (28.98 ha) as a whole which is further detailed in the acreage schedule. The land is principally classified as Grade 4.1 and 5.3 by the James Hutton Institute. The land rises from approximately 215m to 232m above sea level at its highest point. Water is available from natural sources.

Lot 2 About 5.36 acres of land

Lot 2 comprises about 5.36 acres of land in a single field enclosure. The land is principally classified as Grade 4.1 with some 5.3/6.3 as defined by the James
Hutton Institute.

PLANNING
The General Purpose Shed has change of use to form stables and livery under planning ref: 2020/0424/TP (East Renfrewshire Council).

It should be noted that Planning Permission has been granted for a quarry at Land at Dareduff Hill (Planning Ref 19/0262/PP East Ayrshire Council) for proposed new hard rock quarry and associated access, processing plant, welfare facilities, settlement lagoons and bunding.

IACS
All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm code is 724/0078.

NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE (NVZ)
The land at Over Carswell Farm is not included within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) 2022
The Basic Payment Entitlements will be available for sale by separate negotiation. Further details of the Basic Payment Entitlement are available from the Selling Agent.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 down under 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.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
East Renfrewshire Council, Eastwood Park, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, G46 6UG, tel 0141 557
3001.

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RURAL PAYMENTS AND INSPECTIONS DIRECTORATE
Scottish Government Agriculture and Rural Economy, Russell House, King Street, Ayr, KA8 OBE
Tel: 0300 244 6300

MINERALS
The mineral rights are included in so far as they are owned by the seller.

TIMBER
All fallen and standing timber is included in the sale as so far as it is owned by the seller.

SPORTING RIGHTS
In so far as these rights form part of the property title they are included within the sale.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All fixture and fittings within Over Carswell Farm and The Cottage are included in the sale price. No other items are included unless mentioned in the sales particulars. The furniture in The Cottage and the hot tub may be available by separate negotiation.

DEPOSIT
A 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.

DIRECTIONS
From Glasgow follow the M77, and at Junction 4 (Newton Mearns), follow the B7087 and turn right at the roundabout onto the B769, at Westacres roundabout turn right proceeding on the B769 (Aurs Road) out of Glasgow. Turn left onto Stewarton Road, then right onto Fingalton Road, merging onto Glanderston Road, then left onto Springhill Road, then right onto Kirkton Road. Once in Neilston, turn left onto the Kingston Road. Proceed for about 1.25 miles and turn right onto Harelaw Road. Proceed along this road passing Harelaw Fishery and Dam, Over Carswell Farm is then on the right hand side by the white fence posts and sign (Over Carsewell Farm). Proceed along the private drive to Over Carswell Farm.

Over Carswell Farm, Neilston, Glasgow, East Renfrewshire, G78 3DF

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SOLICITORS
Dales, 18 Wallace Street, Galston KA4 8HP.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.

POSSESSION AND ENTRY
Vacant possession and entry will be given on completion or such mutual time to be agreed by the seller and the purchaser(s).

HEALTH & SAFETY
The property is an agricultural holding and appropriate caution should be exercised at all times during inspection particularly in reference to the farm buildings, farm land and water courses. It should be noted that a gas mains pipe crosses the land at Over Carswell Farm.

THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND SERVITUDES
The 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. It should be noted that a gas mains pipe crosses the land at Over Carswell Farm.