Whitehall Farm

Insch, Aberdeenshire, AB52 6LL

Offers Over £725,000

75 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

  • 4 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Superb lifestyle farm
  • Woodland & charming lochan
  • Various outbuildings & garage
  • Beautiful countryside location
  • Around 75 acres including the house & buildings

Whitehall Farm has an idyllic countryside location, on the edge of the village of Insch, with beautiful open views and a feeling of space and privacy. The farm is approached by the private tree lined drive way, and there is a traditional detached 4 bedroom farmhouse with an array of useful, well maintained outbuildings. The majority of the land is classified as grades 3(1), 3(2) and is currently being used for arable and grassland production. To the south west there is a bridge taking you over the Shevock burn, to a field with field shelter, lochan and woodland, which attracts an array of birds and wildlife throughout the year. The wood is primarily mature natural regeneration broadleaf with ground cover suitable for open grazing.WHITEHALL FARMFARMHOUSEWhitehall Farm Farmhouse is a traditional stone built farmhouse with a westerly aspect and generous garden grounds. The accommodation over two floors comprises an entrance hall, sitting room with wood burning stove and formal dining room with living flame gas fire, both overlooking the front. Country style family dining kitchen with Rayburn stove, which supports the hot water, and a separate large sun room which leads outside. Bedroom three is a spacious double room and completing the accommodation on the ground floor is the shower room and separate contemporary family bathroom with shower & bath. From the stairs to the rear of the property is a home office landing area leading through to the versatile room, currently a further sitting room/snug, but could be a bedroom. Returning to the entrance hall and continuing up the main staircase, you will find two equally spacious double bedrooms overlooking the front and a central cloakroom.Ground Floor:Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, sunroom, dining kitchen, shower room, bedroom 3 & bathroom.First Floor:Bedroom 1, bedroom 2, further double bedroom/sitting room and cloakroom.FARM BUILDINGSThe farm buildings comprise a useful range of structures as follows:1. Open sided 3 bay Garage- 9.55m x 5.5m of timber construction, fibre cement roof, stone walls and hardcore surface.2. Pole barn- 20.2m x 12.9m of timber construction, fibre cement roof and box profile cladding.3. Lean to garage- 7.25m x 4.1m of timber construction, fibre cement roof, stone wall and concrete floor.4. Traditional building- 19.2m x 6.45m of timber truss construction, slate roof, stone wall and floor with kennels and upstairs storage.5. Traditional 2 span cattle court- 19.4m x 19.2m of timber truss construction, fibre cement roof and concrete floor.6. Traditional - 19.2m x 7.65m of timber truss construction, corrugated roof, stone walls and concrete floor. Garage lean to- 4m x 7.65m of timber construction, corrugated roof, timber cladding, stonewalls and concrete floor.8. Stock shelter- 9.2m x 8.3m of timber construction, previously used for housing sheep.9. Field shelter- 7.4m x 3.7m is located in field 3 of timber construction and box profile roof.LANDThe land extends to 29.95 hectares (74.01 acres) and is currently in spring barley, grass or mature woodland. All fields are stock proof, being well fenced and watered.A contract farming agreement exists for the 2022 arable land. A lease will be required between the buyer and seller to allow the spring crops to be harvested and for the agreement to conclude.SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Water Mains Drainage Septic TankHeating LPGCouncil Tax Band EEPC Band FIACSAll the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm code is 66/061/0116.BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS)The majority of the land is eligible for claiming Basic Payments. The BPS entitlements (22.24 units of Region 1 and 6.31 units of Region 2) A buyer(s) will take over and pay for at valuation the Basic Payment Scheme entitlements established on the land of the sale. The buyer(s) will be responsible upon occupation of the subjects of sale to fully comply with the statutory management requirements to maintain the farmland in God Agricultural And Environmental Condition as laid down under the cross Compliance Rules of the Basic Payment Scheme 2022 for the rest of the scheme year.