Upper Senwick Farm

Borgue, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4TR

Offers Over £2,000,000

315.45 acres

Bedroom Count icon 6

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • Large Traditional 5/6 Bedroom Farmhouse
  • A mixed traditional and modern steading, with Halo poultry shed and newly erected bull pen.
  • 3 bedroom cottage.
  • An established agri-tourism business including two modern holiday lodges in a tranquil setting.
  • Option to purchase solar operated vending farm shop.

DESCRIPTIONUpper Senwick Farm forms a diverse farming enterprise, with current usage maximising the agri-tourism industry in Dumfries and Galloway by providing two luxury lodges and an alpaca trekking business which was established in 2016. The farm is well suited to run a sheep and beef rearing enterprise, with all the land currently laid to grass, with around 130 acres capable of silage. The farmland is situated in one block, bound by either rylock stock fencing or dry stone dykes. With reference to the James Hutton Institute, the land ranges from Grade 3(2) to Grade 5(3), with much of the land being capable of grass conservation. The land is currently all registered for IACS purposes and is has 111 Region 1 Entitlements. The owner-occupied large traditional farmhouse sits to the south of the farm steading on the access road, providing secure positioning. The three bedroom cottage adjacent to the steading is currently used as a holiday let, and so is not subject to any existing lease.SITUATIONUpper Senwick Farm is located approximately 6 miles from the fishing town of Kirkcudbright, which is known for its arts festivals, events and exhibitions. The farm is located within the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere Reserve, which covers most of South West Scotland and is a testament to low levels of light pollution and dark skies. Benefitting from a coastal location, Upper Senwick Farm is a short drive from the beaches at Carrick and Knockbrex. Kirkcudbright offers town amenities including primary and secondary education, vet practice, local pubs and restaurants, medical centres and shops.The market town of Castle Douglas is 15 miles from the subject and offers a wide range of amenities, including leisure facilities and supermarkets. Dumfries, which is the regions principal town, is approximately 33 miles to the north east of the subject, and hosts the region’s main hospital, campuses for University of West of Scotland and University of Glasgow, and a large range of other amenities. Agriculturally the surrounding area of Dumfries and Galloway provides an accessible location with a combination of productive pasture and arable ground with rolling hills in the distance. The area is well served by a wide variety of merchants and suppliers, and there are a number of agricultural contactors who can provide additional farming resources as required. Auction marts can be found locally in Castle Douglas, Newton Stewart and Dumfries; slightly further afield offers Kelso, Stirling, Longtown, Carlisle and Ayr.Railway stations can be found in Dumfries and Lockerbie, offering local and national services. The M74 southbound and the A74(M) northbound can be joined at Gretna or Beattock respectively in around 1 ¼ hours. Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, offer international flights and are both approximately 115 miles from the property.The south west of Scotland is well known for its mild climate and long growing season and is one of the most productive livestock areas in Britain. The area is also known for the diversity of its sporting and recreational pursuits. The Galloway Hills, in the Galloway Forest Park offer hundreds of miles of hill walking, as well as mountain biking tracks Kirroughtree, as part of the 7 Stanes. Trout and salmon fishing in the regions lochs and rivers, as well as shooting and stalking, offer further recreational activities. The area also offers many golf courses.METHOD OF SALEUpper Senwick Farm is offered for sale as a whole.