Lot 1 Lodgehill Farm
Lodgehill Farmhouse is situated centrally within the holding and provides comfortable family accommodation over two floors as detailed in the floor plans. Lodgehill Farmhouse of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof and is accessed from a separate entrance which leads from the private farm road.
The farm buildings at Lodgehill are situated in a group to the north of the farmhouse. They comprise:
Workshop/Cattle Shed 1 (24.5m x 22.0m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated and box profile roof with brick walls, mixed concrete and
slatted flooring and box profile side cladding.
Cattle Shed 2 (21m x 18.0m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof, with brick walls and mixed concrete and slatted flooring and
a mixed tin and Yorkshire board side cladding. The shed includes 30 cubicle stalls.
Cattle Shed 3 (13.3m x 12.0m) of timber pole construction under a monopitched tin roof, with brick walls, mixed tin and Yorkshire board side cladding and a concrete floor.
Cattle Shed 4 (43.5m x 19.2m) of steel portal frame construction under a pitched anti-condensation sheet roof with brick walls, a mix of stone and
concrete flooring and tin side cladding.
Cattle Shed 5 (23.7m x 19.5m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof and side cladding with brick walls and a concrete floor. There
is a central feed passage and 60 cubicles in total.
Silage Pit: (32m x 6m) outdoor silage pit with concrete floor and concrete panels walls.
Slurry Storage there is considerable slurry storage with two outdoor lagoons plus slatted tanks underneath some of the cattle sheds.
The Land at Lodgehill Farm extends to about 46.22 Ha (114.21 Acres) and rises from 185m above sea level on the western boundary adjacent to Calderside Road to 210m above sea level at the highest point to the south east of the farm
steading adjacent to Newhousemill Road. The land has been classed as Grade 3.2, 4.1 and 4.2 by the James Hutton Institute and is accessed either from the farm steading or from the adjoining public roads.
The current owners/occupiers have undertaken an upgrading programme with several of the fields having been drained and re-seeded and new fences
erected where required. All fields are served either through mains water field troughs or are fed by natural source.