Nethermains of Kinnaird is a highly productive mixed unit on the Carse of Gowrie, extending to about 129.28 acres (52.32 ha) and centred on a traditional farmhouse with a range of outbuildings. The farm has been owned by three …
Nethermains of Kinnaird is a highly productive mixed unit on the Carse of Gowrie, extending to about 129.28 acres (52.32 ha) and centred on a traditional farmhouse with a range of outbuildings. The farm has been owned by three generations of the same family, since 1947 and at one time had its own pedigree cattle, sheep and pigs. In recent years the land has been farmed by a neighbouring farmer with some of the buildings and paddocks being let to local horse enthusiasts.
The land at Nethermains of Kinnaird is classified as Grade 2 and 3 by the James Hutton Institute and comprises arable, woodland and paddocks. Although the majority of the Carse of Gowrie is flat, most of the land on Nethermains of Kinnaird rises above the flat land and, as a result, is free draining. However, the water table is maintained by a system of pows draining to the River Tay. The property owns 11 shares for Charleston and 6 shares for Nethermains of Kinnaird under the Pows of Horn, Myres and Charleston Commission. Details of how this is split between the various lots can be obtained from the Selling Agent.
METHOD OF SALE
Nethermains of Kinnaird is offered for sale as a whole or in four lots.
LOT 1 - Farmhouse, steading range and fields 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7 (39.76 acres (16.09 ha) of paddocks and woodland).
LOT 2 - Fields 2 and 6 (36.79 acres (14.89 ha) of
LOT 3 - Fields 8 and 9 (51.3 acres (20.76 ha) of arable land).
LOT 4 - Field 11 (1.43 acres (0.58 ha) of farmland with development potential).
The land at Nethermains of Kinnaird extends to about 129.28 acres (52.32 ha) or thereby. The land is split into 89.52 acres (36.23 ha) of arable land, grazing paddocks of 7.19 acres (2.91 ha) with the remainder of the land being in mature or semimature woodland of some 32.57 acres (13.18 ha).
The arable land is classified as Non-Less Favoured Area land being Grade 2 and Grade 3(1) arable land according to the James Hutton Institute. As such, the land is capable of producing consistently high yields of cereals and in some areas vegetables and potatoes. The land lies at approximately 20m to 30m above sea level at its highest point and generally has a south-facing aspect. The arable fields are of a good practical size, either enclosed by fences or shelter belts and can all be accessed off the unclassified road. There are three paddocks immediately adjacent to Nethermains of Kinnaird farmhouse which complement the existing stables and traditional steadingr ange or would offer the potential for a small scale pedigree livestock enterprise. To the west of these paddocks is a block of woodland, of some 25.45 acres, which is a mixture of mature and semi-mature trees. This amenity woodland is mostly of mixed broadleaf species and does enjoy some open areas. Although not connected, there is a further strip of woodland of some 7.12 acres, lying to the south of the farmhouse. Some very good hacking could be formed by linking the woodland with some field margins.