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Anniston

Inverkeilor, Arbroath, DD11 5RL

Offers Over £585,000


  • LOT 1 - ANNISTON FARMHOUSE

  • 3 Bedroom House with garden grounds and outbuildings.

  • Paddock extending to approximately 1.44 acres (0.58 hectares)

  • LOT 2 - LAND AND POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SITE

  • Derelict Former dwelling house with development potential

  • Attractive parcel of agricultural and amenity land 7.28 acres (2.95 hectares)

  • Lot 3 - FORMER BRICKWORKS SITE

  • Ponds and amenity woodland

  • Agricultural land extending to approximately 8.79 acres (3.56 hectares)

  • Former Brickworks site with hardstanding and amenity land

  • FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN 3 LOTS

SITUATION
Anniston is set in a peaceful, rural situation to the south of the village of Inverkeilor in an attractive part of the Angus coast between Arbroath and Montrose. The county of Angus has a great deal to offer with …

SITUATION
Anniston is set in a peaceful, rural situation to the south of the village of Inverkeilor in an attractive part of the Angus coast between Arbroath and Montrose. The county of Angus has a great deal to offer with numerous opportunities for hillwalking and cycling. Stalking, fishing and shooting can all be taken locally and there are sailing clubs in both Montrose and Arbroath. The impressive sands of Lunan Bay are a 10 minute drive to the east. The area is home to a wide variety of wildlife with the nearby Montrose Basin being home to over 80,000 migratory birds including pink footed geese, artic terns, knots and sedge warblers. There are numerous golf courses nearby at Arbroath, Brechin and Montrose with the Championship Course at Carnoustie a 20 minute drive away.

The towns of Arbroath and Montrose offer a wealth of amenities including shops, hotels, restaurants, medical centres, primary and secondary schooling as well as a wide range of leisure facilities. The City of Dundee can be accessed in about 30 minutes by car and provides a wide range of big city amenities including cinemas, railway and bus stations with Dundee Airport having regular flights to London. Aberdeen can be reached in just under an hour by car and is home to a wide array of big City amenities including an International Airport.

Angus is renowned for its quality agricultural land and benefits from an active Machinery Ring and a livestock market at Forfar which is a 30 minute drive to the west.

DESCRIPTION
Anniston at one time was a productive brick and tile works until the 1960s and since then has been run as a smallholding. Anniston is an impressive blend of amenity land rich in wildlife with productive paddocks and existing home and former house offering development potential subject to obtaining the necessary Planning Permissions. The property lends itself to further development and regeneration by both live style and agricultural purchasers.

LOT 1 – ANNISTON FARMHOUSE
Anniston Farmhouse is a traditional 1½ storey farmhouse enjoying an attractive rural situation. The property benefits from practical living space with accommodation over 2 floors comprising:

Ground Floor
Breakfasting kitchen, sitting room, dining room, double bedroom, bathroom and cloakroom.

First Floor
Two double bedrooms

OUTBUILDINGS AND GARDEN GROUNDS
To the rear of the property are a number of outbuildings which have historically been utilised as garages and stores. These are now in a dilapidated state but can still be utilised for storage and present and excellent opportunity for refurbishment. The house and outbuildings are set within enclosed garden grounds which are predominately down to lawn and bound by mature hedging.

PADDOCK
Adjoining the farmhouse and garden grounds to the north is a stock proof paddock extending to approximately 1.44 acres (0.58 hectares) of quality agricultural land currently down to grass.

LOT 2 – LAND AND POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SITE
To the south of Anniston Farmhouse sits an attractive parcel of agricultural and amenity land with a former dwelling house.

DERELICT FORMER HOUSE
Sitting within the grounds is an attractive former dwelling house built of traditional stone construction and red brick sitting under a slate roof. The property in recent years has been utilised for storage however it presents an excellent opportunity for further development subject to obtaining the necessary Planning Consents. The house enjoys an attractive south-facing situation and although currently not connected to water or electricity, we understand both these services are within close proximity to the property.

LAND
The land extends to approximately 7.28 acres (2.95 hectares) and principally consists of agricultural grazing land which is separated into 2 paddocks split by a strip of mature woodland. The land has been utilised as productive grazing.

LOT 3 – FORMER BRICKWORKS SITE
Sitting centrally to Anniston is the location of the former brickworks now comprising an area of scrubland with hardstandings. This area is benefits from an industrial licence within the title offering purchasers an opportunity to erect light industrial buildings subject to obtaining Planning if so required. There is a small brick store which offers general storage. The site is inter-dispersed by an array of amenity woodland and 2 ponds providing a haven for wildlife with an impressive biodiversity. There is an enclosed field extending to 8.78 acres (3.55 acres) which has been utilised as productive grazing land but may suit arable cropping.

DIRECTIONS
From Arbroath, head north on the A92 following the road for approximately 3 ½ miles and Anniston is located on your right hand side.

From Montrose, heading south on the A92 passing through the village of Inverkeilor. Upon leaving Inverkeilor follow the road for approximately 1 mile and Anniston is located on your left-hand side.

VIEWING
Viewing is by appointment only and any enquiries or requests for further information should be directed through the Selling Agents, Galbraith.

Postcode
DD11 5RL

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