Kirksheaf Farm - Lot 1

Kirksheaf Farm, Tain, IV19 1PB

Offers Over £250,000

12.1 acres

  • LOT 1 Kirksheaf Farmhouse, Farm steading and pony paddocks
  • Traditional farmhouse and annex (in need of comprehensive renovation)
  • Farm Steading with planning consent
  • About 4.9 ha (12.1 acres)

Kirksheaf is located approximately 0.3 miles east of Tain and 35.5 miles north east of Inverness. Tain has a good range of shops and amenities including major supermarkets, a railway station and schooling up to secondary level. Inverness is less than an hour’s drive away and has all the facilities of a modern city including its airport with regular flights to the South and Europe.Tain is on the Tarbat Peninsula, a promontory lying to the north of Inverness between the Dornoch and Cromarty Firths. The area is popular for its dry climate, wonderful coastal light and fertile farmland culminating in a coastline of sheer cliffs and sandy beaches dotted with historic fishing villages. This varied landscape offers many opportunities for a wide range of rural sports and recreation, while the coastline has a series of links golf courses, the most famous of which, the Royal Dornoch Championship Course, is a short drive from the subjects.Kirksheaf Farmhouse and adjoined annex is constructed of stone under a pitched slate roof and is in need of significant renovation. The house is surrounded by a generously sized garden with various mature trees.The land extends to approximately 4.9 ha (12.1 acres) of grassland paddocks, ideal for ponies, horses or other livestock. It is classified as Grade 3.2 by The James Hutton Institute and is currently divided into multiple pony paddocks. In recent years, the paddocks have operated as a livery, however, the selling agents understand that vacant possession will be offered upon sale. A number of the current occupiers have expressed an interest in continuing their occupation. Purchasers should be aware that the field shelters and such like located in the paddocks at Lot 1 are not owned by the vendor and hence are excluded from the sale.Farm SteadingPlaning consent (03/00194/FULRC) was obtained for the conversion of the steading into 5 separate residential units. It is understood that works commenced for their conversion and the planning consent validated in perpetuity. Purchasers are strongly advised to make their own enquiries with the Local Planning Authority to satisify themselves in this regard.