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Barnglieshead

Canonbie, Dumfriesshire, DG14 0XR

Offers Over £705,000


  • Lot 1: Barnglieshead Farmhouse, traditional buildings and land extending to about 9.64 acres (3.9 hectares).

  • Lot 2: Land at Barnglieshead extending to about 48.47 acres (19.63 hectares).

  • Lot 3: Land at Barnglieshead extending to about 57.23 acres (23.17 hectares).

  • Lot 4: Land & buildings at Barnglieshead extending to about 29.73 acres (12.03 hectares).

Barnglieshead Farm is situated in an upland setting close to the Scottish-English Border between the towns of Langholm and Canonbie, about a mile off the A7.The detached three bedroom farmhouse is conveniently situated adjacent to a range of farm buildings. …

Barnglieshead Farm is situated in an upland setting close to the Scottish-English Border between the towns of Langholm and Canonbie, about a mile off the A7.The detached three bedroom farmhouse is conveniently situated adjacent to a range of farm buildings.

The land extends to 145.07 acres (58.73 hectares) or thereby and has good access direct from the public road network. The majority of the land is classified as Grade 4(1) by the James Hutton Institute. The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated between 130 and 160 metres above sea level. The land provides good quality grazing and is well suited to livestock production.

The area is well resourced in terms of agricultural infrastructure with a number of grain merchants, agricultural suppliers and machinery dealers being located in the local area, in addition to the abattoir at Lockerbie. Livestock Marts can be found in Longtown (11 miles), Carlisle (24 miles) and Dumfries (29 miles).

The town of Langholm is some 6 miles distant and contains a number of services and facilities including a bank, 2 small supermarkets, a dispensing pharmacies, a library, a sports centre, Thomas Hope Hospital and numerous specialist shops. The town also has 3 churches, a primary school and secondary schooling is available at Langholm Academy. Locally known as the ‘Muckle Toon’, the town is famous for its annual Common Riding festival and has a rich history associated with the town’s proximity to the Scottish-English border and the textile industry. There is a wide variety of walking available along waymarked routes in the surrounding hills, woodland and moorland. The town also has a golf course in addition to rugby, football and cricket clubs.

Carlisle is some 24 miles distant and has a wide range of shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions. Carlisle train station offers regular services to both the north and the south.

Lot 1: Barnglieshead Farmhouse, traditional buildings and land extending to 9.46 acres (3.83 hectares)
Barnglieshead Farmhouse is an attractive traditional built dwelling constructed of stone walls under a slate roof. The property has oil fired central heating, mains water and private drainage. The property benefits from double glazing throughout and three open fire places. The accommodation is set over two floors as follows:

Ground Floor: Kitchen, Pantry, Utility room, Dining Room, Sitting room, Snug/Bedroom 4, Hallway, Study & WC.
First Floor: 3 x Double Bedrooms & Bathroom.

The Council Tax Band is E.
The EPC Rating is F36.

The Farmhouse has access to an enclosed garden with far-reaching views over to Solway. The Farmhouse is also surrounded by a number of conifer and broadleaf trees which enhance privacy and provide shelter.

The traditional buildings, included within Lot 1, are located across the public road from the farmhouse and comprise:

1. Traditional U-Shaped Steading – Gross floor area approx. 490 sqm of former stalls, byre & various stores. Utilised for general purpose storage.
2. Lean-to Pole Barn – 8m x 12m of timber frame construction, monopitch corrugated roof & sides with hardcore floor.
3. Pole Barn – 6m x 12m of timber frame construction, corrugated roof, open-sided with hardcore floor
4. Dutch Barn - 6m x 18m of steel stantion construction, corrugated roof, open-sided with hardcore floor.

Two paddocks to the front and west of the farmhouse are included within Lot 1 and extend to about 8.4 acres.

Lot 2: Land at Barnglieshead extending to 48.47 acres (19.63 hectares)
Land extending to about 48.47 acres (19.63 hectares). According to the James Hutton Institute the majority of the land is classified as Grade 4(1). The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated between 130 and 160 metres above sea level. The land consists of good quality grazing and is well suited to livestock production with a crop of silage taken from the land annually. The land is ring-fenced and has a number of shelterbelts comprised of conifer and broadleaf trees.

Lot 3: Land at Barnglieshead extending to 57.23 acres (23.17 hectares)
Land extending to about 57.23 acres (23.17 hectares). According to the James Hutton Institute the majority of the land is classified as Grade 4(1). The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated between 130 and 160 metres above sea level. The land consists of good quality grazing and is well suited to livestock production. The land is ring-fenced and benefits from good access from the public road.

Lot 4: Farm buildings and Land at Barnglieshead extending to 29.73 acres (12.03 hectares)
Land extending to about 29.73 acres (12.03 hectares). According to the James Hutton Institute the majority of the land is classified as Grade 4(1). The land is registered with SGRPID for IACS purposes and is situated between 130 and 160 metres above sea level. The land consists of good quality grazing and is well suited to livestock production. The land is ring-fenced and benefits from good access from the public road.

The buildings included with Lot 4 comprise:

1. Cubicle Shed – 6.4m x 27m approx. Of steel portal frame construction, concrete block built walls to 2 metres with fibre cement roof & cladding. Concrete floor with raised cubicles on either side. On the east elevation there is an external concrete feeding area and on the east elevation there is a covered cattle handling area. The shed benefits from private water supply and mains electricity.
2. Former earth bank silage clamp (now utilised for storage).
3. Sheep Pens and Dipper.

METHOD OF SALE
Barnglieshead Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in 4 Lots.

IACS
All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes.

NITRATE VULNERABLE ZONE (NVZ)
The subjects are not situated within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)
The majority of the land is eligible for claiming Basic Payments. No BPS entitlements are included within the sale.
LOCAL AUTHORITY
Dumfries and Galloway Council, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DD. Telephone: 030 33 33 3000.

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RURAL PAYMENTS AND INSPECTIONS DIRECTORATE
161 Brooms Road, Dumfries DG1 3ES. Telephone: 0300 244 5888

SOLICIORS
Anderson Strathern, 1 Rutland Court, Edinburgh, EH3 8EY

MINERALS
The mineral rights are included in the sale.

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
No items are included unless otherwise mentioned.

CLOSING DATE
A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have noted their interest through lawyers to Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer, and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties.

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.

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).

ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING (AML) REGULATIONS
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; or
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.

MORTGAGE FINANCE
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 Robert Taylor on 07585 901847 or Email: robert.taylor@galbraithgroup.com

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 and farm land.

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. The FM12 Longtown to Moffat gas pipeline runs through the north of the subjects. There are low voltage and high voltage overhead lines that run through the subjects.

SERVICES
Barnglieshead Farmhouse is served by mains electricity and mains water. Drainage from the farmhouse is via a septic tank which is registered with SEPA (CAR/R/1068405). The farm buildings are served by mains electricity and a private water supply.