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Carlingwell Farm

Airlie, Kirriemuir, DD8 5NQ

Offers Over £420,000


  • Bright 3 bedroom farmhouse commanding impressive views

  • Extensive range of outbuildings providing excellent storage.

  • Paddocks

  • Opportunity to develop the farm for a range of alternative uses subject to obtaining the necessary planning permissions.

SITUATION
Carlingwell Farm enjoys an elevated south-facing situation on the boundary of Perthshire and Angus. Both counties have a lot to offer with expansive and picturesque countryside and the nearby Angus Glens provide numerous opportunities for walking cycling and climbing. …

SITUATION
Carlingwell Farm enjoys an elevated south-facing situation on the boundary of Perthshire and Angus. Both counties have a lot to offer with expansive and picturesque countryside and the nearby Angus Glens provide numerous opportunities for walking cycling and climbing. The Glenshee Ski Centre can be accessed in approximately 45 minutes by car and the local area is well suited for golfers with courses at Alyth, Kirriemuir, Strathmore and the Championship Course at Rosemount. The Championship Course at Carnoustie can be accessed in around 30 minutes by car. Shooting, fishing and stalking can all be taken locall.
Primary schooling is available in nearby Airlie which has undergone a significant modernisation in recent years and enjoys an excellent reputation. Secondary schooling is available at Websters High School in Kirriemuir.
The towns of Alyth and Kirriemuir can both be accessed in approximately 10 minutes by car and provide a good range of day-to-day amenities with a number of independent retailers along with doctor and dentist surgeries with Kirriemuir hosting supermarkets and leisure centre. The Cities of Dundee and Perth can be reached in approximately 30 and 40 minutes respectively by car and offer a good range of big City amenities including cinemas, supermarkets, train and bus stations with Dundee being host to 2 Universities and an airport with regular flights to London. Edinburgh is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes away and is host to a further range of big City amenities including international airport.
Being set within the hamlet of Craigton of Airlie, the property benefits from being on a main bus route. The City of Aberdeen is approximately an hours drive to the north and offers a range of big City Amenities and an international airport. The area is rich in history with Kirriemuir being the birth place of J M Barrie and nearby Glamis Castle the birthplace of Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.

DESCRIPTION
Carlingwell Farm sits to the south of the hamlet of Craigton of Airlie and has a delightful south-facing aspect enjoying panoramic views over the fertile Strathmore valley towards the Sidlaw Hills. Historically part of a traditional mixed farming unit, the majority of the land has now been sold and as such Carlingwell Farm presents an attractive family home with a good array of outbuildings suitable for a great number of potential uses.

FARMHOUSE
Carlingwell Farmhouse is a traditionally built stone farmhouse with harled exterior. The house enjoys a prominent south-facing situation and commands impressive views throughout. The house benefits from well proportioned and flexible family living space with accommodation providing:

Ground Floor
Breakfasting kitchen, sitting room, sun room, bathroom, utility room/boot room. Accessed externally, there is a WC, store and former dairy, these rooms may suit development to form a home office or could potentially be incorporated into the house subject to the necessary Planning Permissions.

First Floor
3 Double bedrooms.

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The property is bound on 3 separate sides by well-established garden grounds predominately down to lawn with well-stocked borders and gravelled seating area. To the rear of the property is a tarmacked parking area and there is a detached garage and greenhouse.

BUILDINGS
To the rear of the farmhouse is an extensive range of agricultural buildings which have historically been utilised in conjunction with the farming practices at Carlingwell and now provide excellent storage. The buildings offer a great deal of potential for a number of alternative uses subject to obtaining the necessary Planning Consents. At present, the steading range includes:

Haystore (11.0m x 13.5m)
Concrete floor, steel portal frame, box profile roof and cladding
Adjoining Cart Shed (4.8m x 13.5m)
Pole barn with tin roof and cladding, hardcore floor

Cattle Court 1 (19.3 x 13.8m)
Concrete portal frame with traditional stone and blockwork walls and fibre cement roof and cladding including a feed store and two courts with central feed passage both supplied with water toughs.

Cattle Court 2 (14.2m x 9.75m)

Workshop (12.4m x 5.6m)
Of traditional stone construction under box profile roofing with concrete floor.

Cattle Handling Shed (7.1m x 13.88m)
Concrete floor, steel portal frame under a fibre cement roof with tin cladding.

Cattle Court 3 (13.6m x 21m)
With concrete floor, concrete portal frame, fibre cement roof, box profile, fibre cement cladding, water and central feed passage

General Purpose Shed (21.7m x 18.5m) (PART B 9.6m x 12.7m)
Steel portal frame, fibre cement roof, tin cladding, concrete floor.

Former Dryer Shed (6.9m x 14.46m & 10.3m x 4.5m)
Of traditional stone construction, slate roof. Includes former grain dryer, storage bins and hayloft.

Old Byre (12.5m x 4.0m)
Of traditional stone construction under slate roof.

Store (2.9 x 14.6)

Turnip Shed (4.1m x 5.8m)
Traditional stone construction under slate roof.

Two Grain Silos
Of corrugated steel construction

Outdoor Cattle Corral
With covered feed bay.

General Store (3.51m x 12.0m)
Of traditional stone construction under box profile roof.

The buildings are set on a tarred and hardcore yard area.
The steading range benefits from excellent access directly off the unnamed public road and east of the farm with access also being available off the A926.

LAND
To the south of the farmhouse are 2 paddocks currently down to grass with a gently sloping southerly aspect. Additionally a further paddock is to the west of the buildings. There may be the opportunity for the purchaser of Carlingwell Farm to purchase additional land by separate negotiation.

DIRECTIONS
From Forfar, cross the A90 and take the A94 towards Meigle. After about 8 miles, and just past the hamlet of Eassie, take the right turn at the crossroads. This road leads to a T-junction; turn right and then immediate left signposted “Carlingwell”. Follow the road up the hill and Carlingwell Farm is located on your left hand side.
From Perth, take the A94 to Meigle. Just before entering Meigle, take the B954 signposted “Alyth”. Turn immediately right on to the minor road towards Kirriemuir. After approximately 5 miles turn left signposted “Carlingwell”, follow the road up the hill and Carlingwell Farm can be found 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
DD8 5NQ

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