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Nether Bracco Farm

Caldercruix, Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, ML6 8NY

Offers Over £1,600,000


  • Attractive traditional farmhouse: 4 Bedrooms 2 reception rooms

  • Detached 2-bed cottage with private garden ground

  • Excellent range of modern and traditional farm buildings

  • Productive block of Grade 4 and 5 pasture and silage ground.

  • Private but accessible location with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside

  • An extensive area of grazing and hill ground suitable for forestry plantation

  • Area of amenity woodland and potential to expand sporting on the hill

  • Excellent range of equestrian facilities including: stable blocks, outdoor and indoor riding arenas

Nether Bracco Farm is situated about 1.5 miles to the east of the village of Caldercruix in rural North Lanarkshire, some 4.5 miles east of Airdrie and approximately 20 miles east of Glasgow. The farm is
very well ...

Nether Bracco Farm is situated about 1.5 miles to the east of the village of Caldercruix in rural North Lanarkshire, some 4.5 miles east of Airdrie and approximately 20 miles east of Glasgow. The farm is
very well located benefitting from easy access to the surrounding villages and onto main A-class roads providing useful access to the M8 and M80 motorways.

Caldercruix provides local day to day amenities including two local stores and a pharmacy. The nearby town of Airdrie offers a
wider range of facilities including a cinema, supermarkets and an excellent range of shops and sports facilities.

Nether Bracco is within easy commuting distance of the City of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest City, being within about 20 miles to the west of the farm, with world renowned shopping outlets,
businesses and entertainment facilities. Glasgow Airport is within 40 minutes (30 miles) drive and offers regular flights to London and a wide range of international destinations. The nearby railway
stations of Caldercruix (about 1.5 miles) and Airdrie (about 4 miles) offer regular train services to and from Edinburgh Waverley, and Glasgow Queen Street and beyond.

Local schooling is provided by Glengowan Primary School in Caldercruix and secondary schooling at Caldervale High School
in Airdrie with Glasgow offering a wider range of highly regarded independent private schools. North Lanarkshire provides a wonderful setting for the property with ample opportunities for the
outdoor enthusiast for a variety walks throughout the surrounding woodland areas owned by the Forestry Commission. The property
overlooks the scenic Hillend Reservoir and there is an abundance of wildlife locally at Blawhorn Moss National Nature Reserve located just to the north east of the farm.

Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park is a short drive to the North West offering renowned scenery and excellent opportunities for hacking, hill walking, along with other rural activities such as pony trekking, mountain biking, fishing and shooting. For the golf enthusiasts there are a number of local golf courses including nearby Wester Moffat Golf course at Cauldercruix, and there are a number of excellent outdoor and indoor sporting facilities situated within the surrounding settlements.

Agriculturally the surrounding area of North Lanarkshire provides an attractive location with a combination of productive pasture and fodder ground and rolling hills. The farm is situated within 25 miles of Stirling Auction Marts providing renowned outlets for finished livestock produced on the holding. Carlisle mart is less than 2 hours
drive via M74, and is an excellent outlet for dairy and breeding stock.

Nether Bracco Farm presents an excellent mixed dairy unit extending to approximately 263.8 Ha (651.84 Acres) located in an accessible location within North Lanarkshire. The property includes productive pasture ground utilised for grazing and forage production that has undergone a strict re-seeding policy to maintain and improve the quality of the grass swards. The farm is centred on an attractive traditional farmhouse that provides
comfortable family accommodation on two floors including two receptions rooms, four bedrooms with the ability to expand into the former maid’s quarters, a bright kitchen and a dining room.

Nether Bracco Farmhouse is an attractive farmhouse of stone construction under a slate roof providing accommodation over two storeys and is approached via a short concrete drive which eads south from the public road. The enclosed garden is mostly laid to lawn and there is an enclosed courtyard area to the rear of the property. Nether Bracco Cottage is situated adjacent to the
farm drive and the A89 public road to the north of the holding. The farm is equipped with an excellent range of modern and traditional farm buildings, which are situated immediately adjacent to the
farmhouse and have been extensively extended during the Seller’s ownership.

The farm is currently run as a dairy unit centred on around 120 cows plus followers with around 450 lambs wintered on the holding each year. About 160 acres is cut annually for silage, with the remainder
of the land split between pasture and hill grazing ground. The farmland is principally classified as Grade 4.1, 5.2 and 5.3 by the James Hutton Institute and lies in a contiguous block and surrounds the farmhouse and farm steading. The farmland is bounded by a number of neighbouring Forestry Commission plantations, including one plantation which is located centrally within the main
block of hill ground and accessed via a separate drive which leads from the A89 public road. The remainder of the farmland and hill ground is accessed via an excellent network of internal farm tracks which provide vehicle access to almost every enclosure. The land is gently undulating rising from 200m adjacent to the main road to north of the holding to 285m above sea level at its highest point at Black Hill to the south of the farm.

METHOD OF SALE
Nether Bracco is offered for sale as a whole or in the following 3 Lots.