Cockmuir Farm

Longmorn, Elgin, Moray, IV30 8SL

Offers Over £835,000

112.3 acres

Bedroom Count icon 5

  • 4 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms
  • Delightful traditional farmhouse with flexible and spacious
  • accommodation
  • Many fine period features
  • Charming mature garden
  • Traditional farm steading
  • 9.5kW solar panel system
  • 64.24 acres (26 ha) arable
  • 3.0 acres (1.22 ha) paddocks
  • 32 acres (12.96 ha) woodland
  • 10.84 acres (4.39ha) wetland

Cockmuir Farm is a delightful small farm located in a very accessible position near the hamlet ofFogwatt to the south of Elgin. Extending to about 45.6 ha / 112.7 acres the farm comprises a veryattractive traditional farmhouse; a useful stone built steading, excellent arable and pasture land, a delightful wetland with pond and an area of mature mixed species woodland.Cockmuir HouseAn impressive, traditional farmhouse constructed of stone under a pitched slate roof and dating from 1898. The house been extended and improved over the years, creating what is now a wonderful family home. Spacious and very well appointed accommodation is provided over two storeys. On the ground floor, a vestibule opens to the reception hall with stars to the first floor and doors to the principal accommodation. To the right is a wonderful, dual aspect sitting room with an open fireplace and a door leading to a sun room. Left in the hall accesses the dining room, also with a fireplace and a wood burning stove. There is a superb dining kitchen with a range of wall and floor units, a granite worktop and a gas fired Aga. The kitchen is open to a bright and airy dining / family room with French doorsleading to the garden. A door leads to a rear vestibule. Also on the ground floor is a rear hall, utility room and WC / cloak room. From the rear hall, a flight of stairs leads to a small bedroom (originally for use by the house staff) whilst the main staircase from the hall leads to a family bathroom, shower room and 4 bedrooms, one of which has a door to a dressing area and on to an additional bedroom. A second floor has an attic room with several built in storage cupboards.The house appears to be in good condition and is very tastefully decorated throughout with many of the features one would hope to find in a property of this age and character including fireplaces, high corniced ceilings and bay windows. The open plan kitchen/dining room; the sitting room and dining room are particularly appealing rooms. The house is heated using mains gas fired central heating and is connected to mains water and electricity. In addition, it is connected to a bank of 38 solar panels (circa 9.5kW) which generates a modest annual income and help reduce ongoing electricityconsumption. To the side and rear of the house is a delightful garden with areas of lawn and many mature hedges, flower beds and borders. There is ample parking space for several vehicles. The grounds are nicely protected to the north by some relatively recently planted mixed species woodland in addition to a further strip planted on the western edge of the farm.SteadingLocated adjacent to the house is a superb stone and slate built steading which not only offers excellent storage and livestock accommodation (suitable for sheep and as stabling for ponies and horses), it also offers potential for development into additional accommodation (subject to planning).Land & WoodlandThe land identified for potential sale extends to about 45.6 hectares (112.7 acres) or thereby in total and includes a very attractive area of wetland, good quality arable / pastureland and various pockets of mixed species amenity woodland, including a sizeable area of mature woodland. The farmland is predominantly contained within two substantial fields (capable of arable production) extending to about 26ha (64.2 acres) with five smaller paddocks extending to about 1.2ha (3 acres) located nearer to the house. Each field is served by a mains water trough. Sitting to the north of the farm is an area wetland with mixed broadleaves and pond. Extending to about 10.84 acres (4.39 ha)this is a very picturesque pocket of the farm and is haven for wildlife. In addition to various smaller pockets of mixed species amenity woodland across the farm, to the south lies the Cockmuir Wood of which the area for sale extends to about 11.1ha (27.5 acres). The wood comprises a mix of native broadleaves and mature conifers, the majority of which is a designated Ancient Woodland. Access to Cockmuir Wood can be taken internally across the farm or taken overa track originating near the village hall.