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Holehouse & High Armsheugh - Lot 2

Irvine, North Ayrshire, KA11 2AF

Offers Over £290,000

  • Lot 2: About 58.86 acres.

Lot 2: Land extending to 23.82 Ha (58.86 Ac)
The land within lot 2 extends to 23.82 Ha (58.86 Ac) and is situated north of the farm steading and can be accessed directly from an adopted highway via an owned …

Lot 2: Land extending to 23.82 Ha (58.86 Ac)
The land within lot 2 extends to 23.82 Ha (58.86 Ac) and is situated north of the farm steading and can be accessed directly from an adopted highway via an owned farm track (0.54 Ac). The land is graded by the James Hutton Institute as mostly Grade 3(2) with a small area of 3(1) and 4(1) and is currently utilised for fodder production and livestock grazing with 1.04 Ac of amenity woodland.

Holehouse and High Armsheugh are located adjacent to each other on the north eastern periphery of Irvine town in North Ayrshire some 15 miles north of Ayr and 28 miles south west of Glasgow City Centre. Transport links within the area are excellent with a regular train service to Glasgow from Irvine. Glasgow and Prestwick Airport are 22 and 11 miles respectively and offer regular
scheduled flights. Irvine provides an excellent range of comprehensive services and facilities
including primary and secondary schooling, retail centre, restaurants and large supermarkets. Glasgow itself is easily accessible by rail and road via the M77. Ayrshire is renowned for its many golf courses including the world famous facilities at Turnberry, Royal Troon and Prestwick courses. The popular racecourse in Ayr holds the Scottish Grand National and there are yacht marinas at Troon, Ardrossan and Largs. Salmon and sea trout fishing is available on various Ayrshire Rivers including The Doon and The Ayr. This rural area is well served by the agricultural supply industry and the farm lies close to the Ayr Livestock Market (16 miles).

Holehouse and High Armsheugh extend in total to circa 203.83 acres and are farmed as one unit with ground suitable for grazing, silage and cropping with the majority capable of being ploughed. The land is bound by stock proof fencing and served by both a natural and mains water supply. The farmhouse is situated at Holehouse and is of traditional nature with accommodation over one and
a half storeys. An extensive steading lends itself well to the farming enterprise. In addition, there is a telecommunications mast and pockets of woodland. The current farming enterprise is centred on the rearing of a prize winning pedigree herd of Simmental cattle and a DIY livery business.

Holehouse and High Armsheugh is offered for sale as a whole or in 6 lots.

All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm location code is 199/0013.

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.

All of the land has been designated as being within a Less-Favoured Area.

Scottish Government Agriculture and Rural Economy, Russell House, King Street, Ayr, KA8 OBE.
Tel: 0300 244 6300

North Ayrshire Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE, Tel: 01294 310000

Mitchells Roberton, George House, 36 North Hanover Street, Glasgow, G1 2AD.

The mineral rights are included in the sale insofar as they are owned by the Seller.

All fallen and standing timber is included in the sale insofar as it is owned.

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

The purchaser(s) of Holehouse and High Armsheugh 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.

The sale will be subject to the purchaser(s) entering into an agreement with the sellers supported by a standard security in favour of the Sellers over the lot (s) in question to pay to the Sellers 25% of the uplift in value in the event of planning permission being granted for development for any purpose other than agricultural during the period of 25 years following the date of sale. Further details are available from the Selling Agents.

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.

The date of entry will be by mutual agreement.


Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.

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

Please note that under the 2017 AML regulations we are legally required to carry out money laundering checks against purchasers. To enable us to complete these checks purchasers will need to provide along with their offer either:
a) originals of primary (eg a passport) and secondary (eg current council tax or utility bill) ID;
b) copies of such primary and secondary ID certified and dated by the purchasers’ solicitors as true copies along with written confirmation from the purchasers’ solicitors that they accept that we will be relying on this copy ID for AML purposes.
Failure to provide this information may result in an offer not being considered.

The purchaser of Lot 4 will have a servitude right of access over the track marked A to B on the plan.

The purchaser of Lot 2 will have a servitude right of access over the track marked B to C on the plan.

There is a Family Burial site located in in Parcel 23 of Lot 1 and there will be reserved in favour of the family of the late owner a servitude right of pedestrian access thereto to visit and maintain the memorial stones over Parcels 23 and 26 of Lot 1.

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.

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.

Galbraith are approved Agents for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) and we can assist you in securing finance loans for a variety of farming purposes including the purchase of land and property, restructuring debt, and to provide working capital for diversification, improving or erecting farm buildings. For further details and to discuss any proposals in confidence please contact Alistair Christie in our Galbraith Stirling Office on 01786 435047 Email: alistair.christie@