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Newbigging Farm (Lot 1)

Carnock, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 9HW

Offers Over £820,000

  • Traditional farmhouse – 2 reception rooms, 4 bedrooms

  • About 53.15 acres (21.51 ha) of land

  • 2 cattle courts

  • General purpose shed

  • Traditional outbuildings

  • Silage pit

Newbigging Farm extends to about 53.12 acres (21.51 ha) and is centred on a category 'C ' listed period farmhouse with an extensive range of both modern and traditional farm buildings. The land is currently down to grass and used …

Newbigging Farm extends to about 53.12 acres (21.51 ha) and is centred on a category 'C ' listed period farmhouse with an extensive range of both modern and traditional farm buildings. The land is currently down to grass and used for the grazing of cattle.

Newbigging Farmhouse is a traditional primarily stone built farmhouse with a predominately harled exterior under a slated roof. It lies immediately to the west of the farm buildings with a good sized yard area to the rear and a lawned garden to the south.

Newbigging Farmhouse provides good sized rooms over 3 floors comprising:

Ground Floor
Vestibule, hall, sitting room, family room, dining kitchen, rear hall, boiler room/office, shower room and bedroom 4.

First Floor
3 bedrooms and bathroom.

Second Floor
Attic room.

Cattle Court 1 (41m x 24m)
Steel portal frame under corrugated asbestos roof with part corrugated metal and box profile walls, concrete floor, central feed passage, cattle handling area, lean-to store.

Cattle Court 2 (23m x 15m)
Steel portal frame with corrugated asbestos roof, part brick and part timber walls, concrete floor.

General Purpose Shed (24m x 18m)
Steel portal frame with part concrete panel and box profile walls, box profile roof, concrete floor, 46 solar panels on south elevation of roof.

Traditional Outbuilding 1
Attached to the north side of the General Purpose Shed providing storage.

Traditional Outbuilding 2
Traditional range of stone buildings providing former cart sheds, storage, byre (11.5m x 10m) and store shed with cattle pen and storage (26m x 8m).

Silage Pit
32m x 12m

Solar Photovoltaic Panels
In 2015, solar photovoltaic panels were installed on the south-side of the general purpose shed roof. It is a 12kW installation with 46 PV modules.

Land at Newbigging Farm
The farmland at Newbigging Farm extends to about 53.15 acres (21.51 ha) and comprises four enclosures currently down to grass but the majority suitable for arable cropping.

Newbigging Farm is served by mains water, private drainage, mains gas and mains electricity. The heating, Council Tax and Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) are detailed as follows:
Heating: Gas; Council Tax: F; EPC: D

All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm code is 78/395/0004.

Basic Payment Entitlement was established on 15th May 2015. The Basic Payment Entitlements may be available by separate negotiation. Further details of the Basic Payment Entitlement are available from the Selling Agent.

Any payment relating to the 2019 scheme year will, if appropriate, be retained by the Seller. The Seller will enter discussions with the Purchaser to transfer the right to receive Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlements. If applicable, the purchaser(s) will be responsible, upon occupation of the subjects of sale, to comply with the Statutory Management requirements to maintain the farmland in Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC) as laid down under the Cross Compliance rules of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) for the remainder of the scheme year.

KY12 9HW

Newbigging Farmhouse is category 'C' listed.

The land is all designated as Non-Less Favoured Area (Non-LFA).

Fife Council, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5LT. Tel: 01383 441 199

Strathearn House, Broxden Business Park, Lamberkine Drive, Perth, PH1 1RX. Tel: 01738 602000.

From the M90, exit at Junction 3 (Dunfermline) and take the A907 signposted Dunfermline/Halbeath. Continue on the A907 through Dunfermline, passing through Milesmark. On entering Gowkhall, turn right onto the B913, for approximately half a mile. Newbigging Farm is then located on the left.

Newbigging Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in four lots. However the seller reserves the rights to deviate from the advertised lotting should there be a requirement for an alternative split.

The missives of sale for Newbigging Farm will be subject to the purchaser(s) (and their successors) entering into a clawback minute of agreement and Standard Security in favour of the sellers to secure to the sellers a clawback payment amounting to 33.3% of the uplift in value, in the event of planning permission being granted for the development of fields 6, 15 and 22, for a period of 25 years after the date of sale.

All fallen and standing timber is included in the sale in so far it is owned by the Seller.

The mineral rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned by the Seller.

In so far as these rights form part of the property title they are included within the sale.

All fixtures and fittings within the dwellings and farm buildings are included in the sale price. No other items are included unless mentioned in the sales particulars.

The purchaser(s) of Newbigging Farm shall, in addition to the purchase price, be obliged to take over and pay for at a valuation to be agreed by a mutually appointed valuer(s) with respect to the following:

1. All cultivations and growing crops on a seeds, labour, lime, fertiliser, sprays and machinery basis with an increment representing the enhanced value of the establishment and age of such crops.
2. All feed stuffs, hay, straw, fodder, roots, silage and farmyard manure and other produce at market value.
3. All oils, fuel, fertilisers, sprays, chemicals, seeds, and sundries at cost.

Note: If the amount of the valuations has not been agreed on the date fixed for completion, then the purchaser shall pay to the seller such a sum as selling agents shall certify on account at the valuation pending agreement. Should the payment not be made within seven days then the interest will become payable on outstanding monies at 8% over Bank of Scotland borrowing rate.

A deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid within seven days of completion of Missives. Deposit will be non-refundable in the event of the purchaser failing to complete for reasons not attributable to the Seller or their Agents.

Viewings are strictly by prior appointment and only through the selling agents, Galbraith.

Entry to Newbigging Farm will be by mutual agreement.

The seller reserves the right to hold a displenishing sale after completion.

Dale Solicitors, 18 Wallace Street, Galston, KA4 8HP. Tel: 01563 820216 Email: info@dalesllp.co.uk

The property is an agricultural holding and appropriate caution should be exercised at all times during inspection particularly in reference to the farm buildings, farmland and water courses.
Please note that under the 2017 AML regulations we are legally required to carry out money laundering checks against purchasers. To enable us to complete these checks purchasers will need to provide along with their offer either:
a) originals of primary (e.g. a passport) and secondary (e.g. current council tax or utility bill) ID; or
b) copies of such primary and secondary ID certified and dated by the purchasers’ solicitors as true copies along with written confirmation from the purchasers’ solicitors that they accept that we will be relying on this copy ID for AML purposes.
Failure to provide this information may result in an offer not being considered.

Galbraith are approved Agents for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) and we can assist you in securing finance loans for a variety of farming purposes including the purchase of land and property, restructuring debt, and to provide working capital for diversification, improving or erecting farm buildings. For further details and to discuss any proposals in confidence please contact Colin Stewart at our Galbraith Perth Office on 01738 451111. Email: colin.stewart@galbraithgroup.com.

These particulars are intended to give a fair and overall description of the property. If any points are relevant to your interest, please ask for further information, prior to viewing. Prospective purchasers are advised to seek their own professional advice. Areas, measurements and distances are given as a guide. Photographs depict only certain parts of the property. Nothing within the particulars shall be deemed to be a statement as to the structural condition, nor the working order of services and appliances. The photographs were taken in April 2019. If the farm is sold as a going concern, then TUPE legislations would apply. These particulars shall not be binding on our clients whether acted on or otherwise, unless the same is incorporated within a written document, signed by our clients or on their behalf, satisfying the requirements of Section 3 of The Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995. A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through lawyers to Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties. Offers Formal offers in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, through a Scottish Lawyer, to Galbraith, Lynedoch House, Barossa Place, Perth, PH1 5EP. Photographs taken May 2019.