Crorieshill

Cassillis, Maybole, South Ayrshire, KA19 7JL

Offers Over £1,070,000

130.63 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • An attractive farm with a charming farmhouse, well
  • maintained steading and excellent land.
  • About 52.87 hectares (130.63 acres).
  • Lot 1: Crorieshill Farmhouse, farm buildings and about 12 acres in all.
  • Lot 2: About 13 acres of land.
  • Lot 3: About 56 acres of land.
  • Lot 4: About 49 acres of land.
  • FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN 4 LOTS.

Crorieshill is a most attractive farm with a charming farmhouse, garden, well maintained steading and excellent grazing land. The property enjoys a secluded yet accessible location adjacent to the historic Cassillis Estate with its imposing castle and over 300 acres of policies and grass parks. Maybole is approximately 2 miles away and has a supermarket, chemist, bakery as well as both primary and secondary schooling. A wider variety of high street shops, bars and restaurants are available in Ayr (about 7 miles) as well as many recreational and professional facilities. Craig Wilson livestock market is located outside Ayr and has busy weekly sales as well as a number of surrounding ancillary trades including animal feeds and medicines, dairy engineers, trailer and machinery dealers. The farm is well placed for easy access to Glasgow via the A77/M77 and Glasgow Airport (about 44 miles). Prestwick Airport is about 10.5 miles distant and the ferry terminal at Cairnryan is about 38 miles to the south.Crorieshill was historically run as a dairy unit. Latterly the fields have been let on seasonal grazing agreements. The farm extends to approximately 130 acres in total, available as a whole or in four lots and lies off the B7045. Most of the land enjoys a south westerly aspect and ranges between 140ft and 250ft above sea level and is classified as predominantly grade 3(2) with some 3(1) and 4(1) by the James Hutton Institute. The land is presently all down to grass and is in excellent heart having been well maintained over many years. The fields have good access from the main road.The farmhouse is well presented and has a traditional stone steading at the rear. There is a modest range of more modern farm buildings including a Crendon shed, hay shed, implement shed and slatted shed which are all well maintained.Crorieshill is offered for sale as a whole or in four lots.LOT 1: CRORIESHILL FARMHOUSE, FARM BUILDINGS AND 12 ACRES IN ALLCrorieshill farmhouse is a charming stone property built around 1878. Internally the accommodation is bright and well proportioned. There are three good sized reception rooms including a formal living room, sitting room and a dining room. The breakfasting kitchen is located adjacent to the dining room and there is also a utility room at the rear and a downstairs bathroom. Four good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom are located on the first floor.The steading lies at the rear of the house forming a sheltered courtyard. The former dairy, washhouse, bothy and meal house adjoin the house and have development potential to extend the house or provide additional accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents. A detached stone granary with a former cart shed below is a delightful building with a variety of uses and there is also a further byre with stable doors and a brick built shed which was previously used as a hen house.FARM BUILDINGSDutch Barn (About 18.37m x 12.87m) with four bays and adjoining lean to.Crendon Shed (About 26.18m x 18.05m) Concrete base with cement fibre roof. Divided into three sections and incorporating a workshop, former silage pit and cattle court with central feed passage.High Level Slatted Shed (About 16.74m x 10.66m) Concrete block walls, steel frame, box profile sheeted roof.Shed with roller door (About 16.19m x 9.03m) Concrete block walls, steel frame, box profile roof.With open storage (about 15.82m x 2.45m)Implement Shed (About 12.48m x 6.07m) Steel and timber frame. Box profile roof. Rubble floor.Former Cart Shed (About 8.6m x 6.14m)Stone Granary (About 8.71m x 6.1m)Courtyard Shed (About 11.85m x 5.91m)Former Stables (About 14.0m x 4.77m)THE LANDGrazing land of about 8 acres is included with Lot 1 and surrounds the house and steading. The land is well fenced and drained. If Lot 1 is sold separately, appropriate agricultural fencing will be erected prior to the sale.LOT 2: ABOUT 13.37 ACRESThe farmland within lot two extends to about 13 acres of good grazing in two separate enclosures. The land is well fenced and free draining and lies adjacent to the farm buildings with access off the B7045.LOT 3: ABOUT 56.41 ACRESThe farmland within lot three is divided into four main fields and is well fenced. Most fields have access off the B7045.LOT 4: ABOUT 48.94 ACRESThe farmland within lot 4 is well fenced and in excellent heart. Divided into five enclosures with access being off the B7045.IACSAll the farmland is registered for IACS purposes.NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE (NVZ)The land at Crorieshill is not included within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) 2022There are no Basic Payment Entitlements available with the farm.LESS-FAVOURED AREA SUPPORT SCHEME (LFASS)All of the land has been designated as being within a Less Favoured Area (LFA).ACCESS RIGHTThere is a right of access along the farm road through the steading to serve two properties with maintenance obligations being on a shared basis between the users.GRAZING LEASEA wintering arrangement is currently in place on a rolling basis but upon date of entry, the Farm will be available with vacant possession.LOCAL AUTHORITYSouth Ayrshire Council, County Buildings, 9 Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1AA, Tel: 0300 123 0900SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RURAL PAYMENTSScottish Government Agriculture and Rural Economy, Russell House, King Street, AyrKA8 OBE, Tel: 0300 244 6300MINERALSThe 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 the farmhouse are included in the sale price. No other items are included unless mentioned in the sales particulars.INGOING VALUATIONThe purchaser(s) of Crorieshill 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.DIRECTIONSFrom the Whitletts Roundabout at Ayr, take the A77 southbound. Follow the road for about 6 miles crossing two roundabouts and keep with the A77. Proceed through Minishant then turn left onto the B7045. Follow this road for approximately ½ mile and Crorieshill is on the left hand side.POST CODEKA19 7JLWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: ///scouts.flagpole.ironyVIEWINGStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.POSSESSION AND ENTRYVacant possession and entry will be given on completion or such mutual time to be agreed by the seller and the purchaser(s).ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING (AML) REGULATIONSPlease 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; orb) 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.HEALTH & SAFETYThe 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.THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND SERVITUDESThe 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.AMC PLC FINANCEGalbraith 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 David Corrie in our Galbraith Castle Douglas office on 07824 690 199 Email: david.corrie@galbraithgroup.com