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Mill Of Kincardine Farm

Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, AB30 1HA

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  • First class arable farm in the Howe of the Mearns

  • About 288 acres (116.55 hectares)

  • Charming Victorian 4/5 bedroom farmhouse

  • Class 2 & 3(1) arable land

  • Three recently modernised cottages

  • Modern farm buildings for storage of machinery

  • Inputs and produce and 4 consented development plots

Mill of Kincardine is a highly productive farm extending to around 288 acres (116.55 ha) with a southerly aspect and fertile, free draining soils. The farmhouse sits to the north of the former traditional steading with the 3 cottages lying …

Mill of Kincardine is a highly productive farm extending to around 288 acres (116.55 ha) with a southerly aspect and fertile, free draining soils. The farmhouse sits to the north of the former traditional steading with the 3 cottages lying a short distance to the west. The residential plots lie between the farmhouse and cottages and two agricultural sheds are found to the south and east. The land, of which most is Grade 3.1, as classified by the James Hutton Institute, is located behind the farmhouse with a good sized field extending south from the steading. Access is taken via a stone bridge spanning the Devilly Burn which runs through the farm.

Mill of Kincardine Farmhouse
Mill of Kincardine Farmhouse is a pretty traditional 19th century farmhouse of stone construction set under a pitched and slated roof. The house has been modernised internally and offers spacious family accommodation with a flexible layout over two floors. The property boasts a spacious, modern open-plan kitchen with living area and a conservatory in which to enjoy the evening sun, alongside an oil-fired central heating system and double glazing. Being recently refurbished, the farmhouse is beautifully presented both internally and externally.

The accommodation comprises;
Ground Floor: Hall, conservatory, open-plan kitchen/ living room with wood burning stove, living room, dining room, family room/bedroom 5, utility room and store.

First floor: 3 bedrooms (1 ensuite), family bathroom and bedroom 4 (accessed by separate stairs).

Externally, there is a good sized private garden surrounding the farmhouse with a sweeping gravel driveway and ample parking to the front. An additional gravelled area is found to the rear. A single, brick built garage is located to the side of the property. The garden is primarily laid to lawn with well stocked, mature borders.

No 1 Mill of Kincardine Cottage
No 1 Mill of Kincardine Cottage is an end-terraced two-storey cottage of traditional stone construction set under a pitched slate roof. While the cottage has been refurbished throughout, the original charm and character of the property has been retained. A modern kitchen and bathroom together with a traditional wood burning stove in the living area offers potential purchasers a good standard of living.
The property benefits from oil-fired central heating and double glazing.

The internal accommodation comprises;
Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room with wood burning stove, kitchen, WC and double bedroom.

First Floor: 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

No 2 Mill of Kincardine Cottage
No 2 Mill of Kincardine Cottage is a mid-terraced two-storey cottage. It is of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof. Internally, the property has been renovated in recent years and therefore benefits from a good standard of fixtures and fittings together with oil-fired central heating and double glazing.

The internal accommodation comprises;
Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room with wood burning stove, kitchen and WC

First Floor: 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

No 3 Mill of Kincardine Cottage
No 3 Mill of Kincardine Cottage is an end-terraced two-storey cottage of traditional stone construction set under a pitched slate roof. The property benefits from oil-fired central heating and double glazing. The cottage is well presented with modern fixtures whilst maintaining its traditional charm.

The internal accommodation comprises;
Ground Floor: Hall, sitting room with wood burning stove, kitchen and WC

First Floor: 2 bedrooms and bathroom.

The cottages enjoy a communal garden to the front which is laid to lawn and has ample gravelled parking areas, with views over the Devilly Burn to the countryside beyond. To the rear, each cottage has a private, fenced washing area.

Development Plots
Planning permission has been granted for the development of 4 residential properties in the steading area at Mill of Kincardine. Of the four plots, two have permission for the erection of new houses and a further two from the redevelopment of a traditional steading to form 2 semi-detached dwellings. Each plot is self-contained with private parking and garden ground. Telephone, mains water and electricity connections are close by and drainage is to be in the form of individual septic tanks and soakaways.

Development Plot 1
A total area of 1166sqm, with planning permission in principle, for the erection of a 4 bedroom dwelling house including change of use from Agricultural Land to Garden Ground. Planning Permission Reference APP/2014/2262 and APP/2017/2528 granted by Aberdeenshire Council.

Development Plot 2
A plot of 1368sqm, in total, with planning permission in principle, for a 4 bedroom dwelling house including change of use from Agricultural Land to Garden Ground. Planning Permission Reference APP/2014/2262 and APP/2017/2528 granted by Aberdeenshire Council.

Development Plot 3
Plot 3 provides an opportunity to develop part of a traditional steading into a 4 bedroom dwelling within a plot measuring a total of 1155sqm. Detailed planning permission has been granted by Aberdeenshire Council under Planning Permission Reference APP/2014/2263.

Development Plot 4
Extending, in total, to about 1035sqm, plot 4 offers the opportunity to redevelop part of a traditional steading into a 5 bedroom dwelling with integrated double garage. Detailed planning permission has been granted by Aberdeenshire Council under Planning Permission Reference APP/2014/2263.

Mill of Kincardine Agricultural Sheds
Two agricultural sheds are located at Mill of Kincardine which currently provide storage for machinery and equipment.

Shed 1 – General Purpose Shed
Lying to the east of the farmhouse, steel portal frame construction with cement fibre roof, cement fibre and box profile cladding, blockwork walls, a concrete floor and vehicular access doors. Internally, the shed has a workshop area.

Shed 2 – General Purpose Shed
Lying to the south of the steading, a further agricultural shed is found constructed with a steel portal frame, cement fibre roof, box profile cladding, blockwork walls and a concrete floor. The shed is partially open sided on the north and west elevations giving a useful area to store machinery.

Land at Mill of Kincardine
The agricultural land at Mill of Kincardine extends to around 288 acres (116.55ha) in total, forming 7 field parcels. A significant proportion of the land is used for arable cropping with a woodland area of approx. 27.48 acres (11.12ha) on the western boundary. Mill of Kincardine benefits from a mixture of Grade 2 and Grade 3.1 land with a small area of Grade 4.2 and 5.3 at its highest point and within the woodland. These soils are able to support the production of a wide range of crops, including potatoes, vegetables and soft fruit.

The land rises from 73m above sea level to 200m above sea level at its highest point and has an annual rainfall of 870mm.

ENQUIRY CONTACT DETAILS
Ian Hope
M: 07968 209543
E: ian.hope@galbraithgroup.com

Lucie Howatson
M: 07557 263723
E: lucie.howatson@galbraithgroup.com