Easthill Farm is a private smallholding in a rural yet accessible location, situated about 4.1 miles to the north of the town of Biggar in rural South Lanarkshire, some 29.5 miles south of Edinburgh and approximately 36.5 miles south …
Easthill Farm is a private smallholding in a rural yet accessible location, situated about 4.1 miles to the north of the town of Biggar in rural South Lanarkshire, some 29.5 miles south of Edinburgh and approximately 36.5 miles south east of Glasgow. The property is close to the A702 which links with the M74 motorway. Biggar is very well-located benefitting from easy access to the surrounding villages and onto main A-class roads providing useful access to the M8 and M80 motorways. Biggar has a good selection of local independent shops, restaurants, a post office, garage, supermarket and health centre. There are primary schools in both Biggar and nearby Broughton and senior schools in Biggar and Peebles.
Edinburgh and Glasgow are within commuting distance and easily accessible by road from the A702 and M74 respectively, with rail services to Glasgow from Lanark and Edinburgh and London from Carstairs. Edinburgh City bypass is about a 40 minute drive with access to Edinburgh Airport. Both city centres, with their exceptional range of shops, business, cultural and leisure amenities, can be reached in about an hour. This part of South Lanarkshire is particularly attractive and has a wealth of year round sporting and recreational amenities. These include walking in the nearby hills, trout fishing on the Clyde and a leisure pool at Lanark. There are excellent golf courses at Biggar, Carnwath and Lanark.
Easthill Farm offers a rare opportunity to purchase a private smallholding/equestrian property with a beautiful house, outbuildings and land including amenity woodland.
Easthill Farm – Lot 1
The Farmhouse is of white render under a slate pitched roof with well-proportioned and flexible accommodation. This superb family home that benefits from LPG central heating, double glazing, fibre broadband, CSS alarm system and two phone lines. The electrics have been set up to run from the mains and a generator if required.
The south facing garden is predominantly laid to lawn with two patio areas that can be accessed directly from the kitchen and the sitting room. These provide the perfect place to enjoy outside dining. To the front of the farmhouse there is a large gravelled area that provides ample space for turning and parking. To the west of the property there is a large lawn area, approximately 0.64 acres (0.26 ha), which could be utilised as an additional paddock.
Outbuildings and Land
There are a range of timer outbuildings which include a double garage, workshop, general store, two field shelters, feed store, tack room, hay shed and stable. It would be possible to convert the open field shelters into secure stables if this was required. The buildings could continue to be used for equestrian use or utilised other animals or general stores. There is also an enclosed area for poultry including a hen houses.
The house looks onto a paddock which extends to approximately 2.59 acres (1.05 ha). To the north of the house, there is a ribbon of amenity woodland, approximately 0.38 acres (0.15 ha), which provides privacy from the road.
The land is predominantly down to pasture and is utilised for the purposes of grazing horses, donkeys and livestock. It extends to approximately 33.30 acres (13.47 ha), and is principally classified as Grade 4.1 by the James Hutton Institute. The land rises from approximately 250m to 270m above sea level at its highest point and is divided in to several paddocks and two larger fields. There are areas of amenity woodland included, once of which, known as Temple Wood, is classified as ancient woodland.
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FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
No items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. The following items are not included in the price: ceiling and wall lights in the entrance hall, sitting room and snug. Some of the furniture and drapery items within the house might be available by separate negotiation including the 5 hob cooker which is not included in the sale.
Lot 2, the land, will not be sold prior to Lot , The Farmhouse.