North Inchmichael lies to the north of the rural village of Errol in east Perthshire, which is found equidistance between the City of Dundee and the City of Perth. Errol is a small market town which provides a good ...
North Inchmichael lies to the north of the rural village of Errol in east Perthshire, which is found equidistance between the City of Dundee and the City of Perth. Errol is a small market town which provides a good range of local amenities including a Post Office, medical practice and cafés.
Further afield lie Dundee and Perth, both of which provide an array of national retailers together with theatres, concert halls, swimming pools, cinemas, libraries and a number of restaurants. Further, there are a number of banks, supermarkets and railway and bus stations, including an airport in Dundee.
Edinburgh and Aberdeen can be reached between 1 hour and 1½ hours car journey and provide international airports and a wealth of city amenities. North Inchmichael is within an easy commute of both Perth and Dundee, with good public transport networks for daily commuting to Edinburgh, Aberdeen and beyond.
In addition to Errol Primary School, there are a number of excellent private schools in the area, including Craigclowan Preparatory School, Kilgraston, Strathallan and Glenalmond near Perth and Dundee High School in the centre of Dundee.
The counties of Angus and Perthshire provide an array of recreational pursuits. Hill walking can be enjoyed in the nearby hills and glens, fishing can be enjoyed on the banks of the River Tay and shooting can be taken locally, with the addition of a premier clay shooting ground close by at Auchterhouse. For the golfer, the championship courses at Rosemont in Blairgowrie, Carnoustie Golf Links and the Old Course at St Andrews are all within a 40 minute drive.
North Inchmichael is a compact, amenity farm extending to around 54.71 acres (22.14 hectares) in total. The farm has a principal farmhouse along with an additional cottage which is situated close by, both of which are accessed via a private, tree lined tarmacadam driveway with grass verges and post and rail fencing separating the adjacent grass paddocks and orchards.
The farm is complemented by an array of useful traditional and modern buildings which can be used for both agricultural and storage purposes. The buildings are found to the rear of the farmhouse and are easily accessible from the parking area near the house.
The farm is located immediately adjacent to the A90 and has excellent access to Dundee, Perth and beyond. The land is found on both the north and the south of the A90 and can be easily accessed from minor roads without venturing onto the dual carriageway.
The land is currently occupied by a grazier, however vacant possession will be given at the Date of Entry.
Lot 1 - North Inchmichael Farmhouse, Agricultural Buildings and 52.34 acres (21.18 hectares) of land.
North Inchmichael Farmhouse
North Inchmichael Farmhouse is a traditional stone farmhouse under a slate roof which is full of character. The house provides spacious family accommodation and has enormous potential for a buyer to put their own stamp on the property. The farmhouse has a westerly aspect overlooking the private gardens with the outbuildings extending to the east of the property. The land comprises permanent pasture and two orchards.
The house is presented over two floors with the entrance porch leading on to a useful utility room with the kitchen opposite. From the kitchen, traditional pitch pine doors lead through to the dining room with the main hallway beyond, off which a dual aspect sitting room, downstairs bedroom with en-suite shower room and day room are found. The day room benefits from large windows and patio doors from which the garden can be enjoyed. Three further bedrooms are found upstairs, along with a family bathroom with a traditional cast iron bath, a study and store room. Fireplaces are found in many of the rooms and old cast iron radiators are located throughout the house.
Attached to the farmhouse is an old brick boiler house which houses the outside boiler. The farmhouse overlooks its own private gardens which are found to the front of the house. The gardens are split into two areas, with the first extending from the day room with a patio area before being laid to grass with a swimming pool at the centre. The grass is bordered by flower beds and tall trees on the southern border which provide both shelter and privacy from the main road. The second area is found adjacent to the first and is laid to lawn with fruit trees, bordered by a delightful beech hedge.
The agricultural buildings are located to the east of the farmhouse, with the traditional buildings being accessed from the rear of the farmhouse. The traditional buildings are of brick construction and have been whitewashed throughout. The modern agricultural building is found beyond and is of steel portal frame construction which has been split into three useful compartments. The buildings are currently used for general storage but could easily be adapted for equestrian use, and are described as follows:
• Former Byre (13.22m x 5.98m) of brick construction with cubicles
• Potting Sheds of timber and brick construction
• Old Cart Shed (11.56m x 4.45m) of steel frame construction with brick walls
• Tool Shed (3.50m x 4.32m) of steel frame construction with brick walls
• Garage (7.09m x 5.87m) of brick construction
• Modern Shed (22m x 20m) of steel portal frame construction with brick sides and air vent cladding which is open on the northern elevation and forms 3 individual compartments.
The land comprises 52.35 acres (21.18 hectares) of permanent pasture which is split into 8 good sized parcels and is currently used for livestock grazing. All of the land is stock proof with watering points. A small area of woodland is found to the east and 2 small amenity orchards are found adjacent to the driveway which are bounded by post and rail fencing.
Lot 2 - Rescott Cottage
Rescott Cottage is a picturesque cottage to the west of the farmhouse and is accessed via its own driveway leading off the main drive. The cottage is detached with a brick and harled exterior under a slate roof with a gravelled parking area. Internally, the cottage has huge potential to be refurbished into a delightful rural property.
The accommodation, over one floor, comprises: kitchen, lounge, conservatory, 2 bedrooms, dressing room and bathroom with shower.
The garden is mainly laid to lawn with flower borders and fruit trees. There are a number of useful sheds present including a greenhouse, dog run, workshop and potting shed. Close to the house is a single wooden garage with up and over door.