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Lot 1 - Mains Of Airleywight Farm

Bankfoot, By Perth, Perthshire, PH1 4AN

Offers Over £2,375,000

  • Mains of Airleywight Farmhouse, farm buildings, Coral Cottage, farmland extending to about 427.09 acres (172.84 ha). Highly convenient location within easy reach of A9. Outstanding views.

  • EPC = G & F

Mains of Airleywight Farm extends to about 427.26 acres (172.91 ha). It is centred on the principal steading range with Mains of Airleywight Farmhouse sitting just to the north east. The land comprises arable, permanent pasture, rough grazing and …

Mains of Airleywight Farm extends to about 427.26 acres (172.91 ha). It is centred on the principal steading range with Mains of Airleywight Farmhouse sitting just to the north east. The land comprises arable, permanent pasture, rough grazing and woodland. The farm is accessed directly off the B867 road with an internal farm track.

Mains of Airleywight Farmhouse is a ‘B’ listed period farmhouse of traditional stone construction under a slated roof dating from the early 1800s. It sits in an elevated position within the heart of the farm and enjoys a southerly outlook over the subjects. Lying to the north-east of the farm yard and buildings, the farmhouse enjoys its own tree lined drive and is enclosed by a sheltered garden with an orchard.
Mains of Airleywight Farmhouse provides well-proportioned rooms and boasts many period features throughout including fine cornicing, panelled doors, deep skirtings and an attractive staircase. The accommodation over two floors comprises:

Ground floor:- vestibule, hall, sitting room, family room, dining room, kitchen, utility room, farm office, bathroom

First floor:- 5 bedrooms, family bathroom

Mains of Airleywight and Backmill Farm is well-equipped with an extensive range of agricultural buildings. The principal farmyard lies at the heart of the farm to the south-west of the principal farmhouse with further buildings lying next to Backmill Farmhouse.

The Mains of Airleywight agricultural buildings, comprise:

Cattle court/general purpose shed (24m x 22.5m)
Steel portal frame with brick walls and corrugated asbestos roof. Central feed passage and water troughs. There is an inspection pit at the north end of the building.

Cattle court 1 (60m x 17m)
Steel portal frame with brick walls, box profile steel roof, concrete floor and side feed passage. With two lean-to structures.

General purpose shed 1 (45m x 16.8m)
Steel portal frame with blockwork walls, box profile roof cladding, concrete floor and spray foam insulation.

Former silage pit (22.9m x 8.7m)
With Dutch barn style roof, concrete floor and concrete panel walls. Currently providing useful storage.

General purpose shed 2 (24m x 15m)
A traditional stone building which has been extended and adapted using steel portal frame and box profile roof and cladding with concrete panels and concrete floor.

Cattle court 2 (30m x 24.5m)
With adjoining feed store with stone and block walls, ventilated box profile cladding, steel portal frame, corrugated roof and side feed passage.

Range of traditional cart sheds and stores

Cattle handling facilities

Bunded diesel tank

Howard Harvestore tower

Earth-walled silage pit with effluent tank

Lying immediately to the north of the principal farm entrance is Coral Cottage, a traditional, single storey, stone and slate cottage. It has a well-tended garden lying to the rear with a garage to the north with parking. The accommodation over one floor comprises:

Hall, sitting room, family room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom

Mains of Airleywight and Backmill Farm have enjoyed a family shoot for many years. The topography of the farm, together with the various woodlands, offers a most enjoyable low ground shoot which could be further developed to incorporate numerous and varied drives. Further, roe and fallow deerstalking has been enjoyed over the subjects, together with duck flighting.

All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm code is 689/0068.

Basic Payment Entitlement was established on 15th May 2015. The Basic Payment Entitlements will be included in addition and will be available for sale by separate negotiation. Further details of the Basic Payment Entitlement are available from the Selling Agent.

Any payments relating to the 2018 scheme year will be retained by the Seller. If applicable, the purchaser(s) will be responsible upon occupation of the subjects of sale to comply fully 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) 2018 for the remainder of the scheme year.

Mains of Airleywight Farmhouse is ‘B’ Listed by Historic Scotland.

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

The mineral rights are included.

A high pressure mains gas pipe runs through Mains of Airleywight and Backmill Farm. The statutory restrictions apply over the pipeline route. Further information is available from the Selling Agents.