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Duallin Farm

Ben Lawers, Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2NZ

Offers Over £975,000


  • Duallin Farmhouse – 3 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms

  • Duallin Croft - currently run as a Bed & Breakfast – 1 reception room, 6 bedrooms (3 en-suite)

  • Cattle court, tractor shed with lean-to cattle court, implement store, general purpose shed

  • 107.43 acres (43.47 hectares) permanent pasture

  • 38.44 acres (15.56 hectares) rough grazings

  • 1.75 acres (0.71 hectares) woodland

  • Planning permission granted for the construction of 3 holiday chalets

  • Outstanding views over Loch Tay and the surrounding countryside

  • FOR SALE AS A WHOLE

SITUATION
Duallin Farm lies about 6 miles to the west of the delightful conservation village of Kenmore and sits above Loch Tay commanding the most outstanding southerly views over the loch and onto the hills beyond.

Kenmore provides a primary ...

SITUATION
Duallin Farm lies about 6 miles to the west of the delightful conservation village of Kenmore and sits above Loch Tay commanding the most outstanding southerly views over the loch and onto the hills beyond.

Kenmore provides a primary school, general store with Post Office and the Kenmore Hotel, believed to be Scotland’s oldest inn. Aberfeldy lies approximately 12 miles to the north-east providing excellent day-to-day facilities including individual retailers, banks, supermarket, medical centre and both primary and secondary schools. The City of Perth can be reached in about a forty-five minute journey by car to the south with national retailers, further banking facilities, cinema, theatre, concert hall and both railway and bus stations. Perthshire is well-served by agricultural merchants and dealers with a successful local machinery rink available to provide additional resources as and when required. There are two livestock markets in Stirling and a market in Forfar.

DESCRIPTION
Duallin Farm is a productive livestock unit extending to about 149.53 acres (60.51 hectares) with a traditional farmhouse, recently completed contemporary house and a good range of farm buildings. The land is down to grass with fields of a good workable size all sitting to the north of Loch Tay in a ringblocked unit and lying above the banks of Loch Tay and immediately south of the public road.

DUALLIN FARMHOUSE
Duallin Farmhouse is a traditional farmhouse of predominately stone construction with a painted exterior under a slated roof with a part flat roof extension. It enjoys a southerly aspect with the accommodation lying over three floors comprising:

Lower Ground Floor: Family room, shower room, store room.

Ground Floor: Utility room with WC off, dining kitchen with Rayburn, sitting room, 2 bedrooms.

First Floor: Bedroom with nursery room off, 3 further bedrooms, shower room.

Garden
The garden lies principally to the north and east and is laid to grass.

DUALLIN CROFT
Duallin Croft is a contemporary house recently completed and finished to a very high standard. It has a harled exterior lying under a slated roof. Duallin Croft enjoys a southerly outlook over the farmland and down towards Loch Tay and onto the hills beyond.

The accommodation over two floors comprises:

Ground Floor: Hall, open-plan kitchen/dining room and siting room with oak floor and wood burning stove, utility room, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms, family bathroom.

First Floor: 3 bedrooms (all en-suite).
The garden surrounding Duallin Croft is principally down to grass with a good sized garden shed with log store lying to the west.

DUALLIN FARM BUILDINGS
Duallin Farm has a number of buildings all lying immediately to the west of the farmhouse and sitting around a good sized yard to the south. The farm buildings comprise: Cattle court, tractor shed with lean-to cattle court, implement store, general purpose shed

THE LAND
Duallin Farm extends to approximately 149.53 acres (60.51 hectares) in a ring-blocked unit intersected by the public road A827 and all lying to the north of Loch Tay. The land is classified principally as Grade 4(2) and 5(3) by the James Hutton institute with the fields having a sloping southerly aspect and sitting approximately 139m to 373m above sea level. The average annual rainfall for the region is about 993 mm.

The land is set out with 12 good sized enclosures, all are serviced by water from burns and are down to grass. The land can be classified as follows:

Permanent Pasture: 107.43 acres (43.47 Ha)
Rough Grazings: 38.44 acres (15.56 Ha)
Woodland: 1.75 acres (0.71 Ha)
Other: (yards, buildings, track, hedges etc) 1.91 acres (0.77 Ha)

GRAZING RIGHTS
Duallin Farm holds a Heritable Right to graze up to 300 sheep on the East Ben Lawers section of the National Trust for Scotland’s (NTS) Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve. The land over which the Grazing Rights are held extends to 861 ha and is situated immediately to the north of the farm. The grazing is currently shared with one other active grazier, although other grazing rights exist which are not currently used. The NTS land is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The Grazing Rights are available to purchase in addition to Duallin Farm which forms the subjects of sale. Further information is available from the selling agents.

PLANNING PERMISSION FOR 3 HOLIDAY CHALETS Duallin Croft received planning permission to be run as a Bed & Breakfast and, as part of this planning consent, permission was granted for the construction of three holiday chalets within the subjects. As Duallin Croft has been constructed, it is our understanding that the planning permission for the holiday chalets is now in perpetuity. The planning permission document is available from the selling agents upon request.