Upper Coullie - The Whole
The property for sale is situated in the Howe of
Mearns in eastern Scotland approximately 4 miles north of Laurencekirk, 29 miles south of Aberdeen and 40 miles north Dundee. Laurencekirk provides good local shops whilst a
wider range of shopping and commercial facilities are available in nearby Brechin, Montrose and Stonehaven.
The A90 trunk road from Dundee to Aberdeen can be reached within 5 minutes by car. There are regular commuter rail and bus services from Laurencekirk to Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh. Upper Coullie is in the catchment area for Mearns Academy Laurencekirk
and Auchenblae Primary School. There is a thriving machinery ring based at Laurencekirk, which supplies a wide range of machinery and labour services for its members. A number of grain and potato merchants are located
in the area and livestock markets at Thainstone
(Inverurie) and Forfar provide excellent outlets for crops and livestock produced on the farm.
The local area offers an abundance of recreational and sporting amenities including golf, salmon and sea fishing, shooting, hill walking and other outdoor pursuits.
METHOD OF SALE
Upper Coullie is offered for sale as a whole or in 4 lots as follows:-
Lot 1 Upper Coullie Cottage, garden and paddock - about 1.53 acres
Lot 2 Land at Upper Coullie - about 164.17acres
Lot 3 Land at Nether Coullie - about 107.41 acres
Lot 4 Land at Cairnton - about 112.35 acres
Upper Coullie, Nether Coullie and the land at Cairnton form a highly productive, arable holding in an area renowned for its fertile soils. It includes an excellent four bedroom cottage which has recently been upgraded together with useful, modern farm buildings.
Upper Coullie Cottage is a delightful family home
situated at the heart of the land for sale which enjoys extensive views and benefits from full double glazing and oil fired central heating.
The farm buildings provide good general storage and cattle housing facilities. Apart from about 6 acres of permanent pasture all the land is prime arable ground capable of growing a wide range of crops including wheat, spring and winter barley, oil seed rape, potatoes, daffodil bulbs, vegetables and soft fruit. The land at Upper Coullie and Cairnton lies on a gentle south facing slope whilst the land at Nether Coullie is level. The majority of the land is classed as Grade 2 by the James Hutton Institute.