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Lot 1 Auchmuir Farm

Leslie, Glenrothes, Fife, KY6 3JE

Offers Over £1,530,000


  • Attractive traditional 3-bed farmhouse

  • Excellent range of modern and traditional farm buildings

  • Productive block of Grade 3 and Grade 4 arable land and pasture ground

  • Detached derelict cottage with potential to convert into second dwelling

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

  • Amenity woodland and productive rough grazing land

Auchmuir Farmhouse is a traditional stone built
farmhouse situated under a pitched slate roof with a single storey extension to the rear. The house is accessed via a private drive which leads from the minor public road. The house provides ...

Auchmuir Farmhouse is a traditional stone built
farmhouse situated under a pitched slate roof with a single storey extension to the rear. The house is accessed via a private drive which leads from the minor public road. The house provides well proportioned accommodation over two levels with many period features and spacious public rooms. The accommodation is laid out in more detail in the floorplans contained within this brochure.

The garden ground lies to the north, east and south of the property and is enclosed by stone walls. The majority of the garden is down to grass with a flowerbed border.

Garage (5.1m 4.9m)
There is a double garage situated immediately to the rear of the house, of brick construction under a fibre cement sheet roof with a concrete floor.

FARM BUILDINGS
There is an excellent range of modern and traditional farm buildings at Auchmuir Farm. Briefly they comprise:

Straw Shed with Cattle Court Lean-to (31.9m
x 17.7m) of steel portal frame construction under a box profile roof with block walls and a concrete floor. There is a feed passage which runs along
the Lean-to cattle court.

Straw Shed (27.3m x 12m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof and cladding with an earth floor.

Trailer Store (5.6m x 4.6m) of timber/steel construction under a corrugated roof and side cladding with brick walls and a concrete floor.

Machinery/Workshop (25.2m x 17.9m) x 2. Pair of adjoining sheds of steel/timber construction under a corrugated roof and side cladding with brick walls and a concrete floor.

Water Tank - steel water tank housing mains supply water via a private pipe.

Machinery/ Sheep Shed (22.8m x 9.6m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof and cladding with brick walls and a concrete floor.

Dutch Barn (18.4m x 7.3m) of steel portal frame construction under a tin roof and tin cladding with
brick walls and a concrete floor.

Lean-to Shed (18m x 5.14m) of steel portal frame construction under a tin roof with tin side cladding
and brick walls and an earth and stone floor.

Lean-to Shed (18.7m x 5.1m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof with brick
walls and a concrete floor. Bull pens.

Workshop (10m x 5.5m) of timber construction under a box profile roof with stone walls and a
concrete floor.

Grain Store (13.7m x 5.45m) of timber construction under a corrugated roof with stone/brick walls and a concrete floor.

Cart Shed (9.7m x 7.4m) of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with stone walls and
a concrete floor. Housing grain bins and auger dryer.

Milling Shed (8.13m x 5.58m) of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with stone walls and a concrete floor and loft access above.

Store (6.1m x 5.6m) of stone construction under a slate roof with stone walls and a concrete floor.

Cattle Court 1 (26.9m x 12.4m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof with brick and stone walls and a concrete floor with a raised feed passage along one side.

Cattle Court 2 (26.9m x 12.4m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof with brick and
stone walls and a concrete floor with feed passage.

Cattle Court 3 and Lean-to (26.7m x 18.4m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof and cladding with brick walls and a concrete floor with feed passage either side.

Grain Tower - galvanised steel rimmed grain store with capacity for up to 120 tonnes.

Ruin Cottage - located to the south of the farm buildings, there is a detached derelict cottage arranged over one level of stone construction under a pantile roof with timber framed single glazed windows. The cottage benefits from mains water and electricity, with private drainage. The cottage has not been occupied for a number of years and would require significant renovation works in order to make it habitable.

The farmland in Lot 1 extends to 123.07 Ha (304.11 Acres) and has been classified as Grade 3.2, Grade 4.1 with some Grade 5.1 by the James Hutton Institute and is capable of producing a good yields cereal crops and has historically grown potatoes. The fields are well laid out, are of a generous size, can easily accommodate modern machinery and are
readily accessible directly from the main public road or via an excellent network of internal farm tracks. The land is split into 3 separate blocks by the public road with the principal area of land surrounding the farmhouse and steading. The arable land and pasture land is relatively free draining allowing for both establishment and harvest to be successfully completed at the extreme ends of the season. There are several areas of pasture and open woodland areas to the north of the farm steading which provide excellent areas for out wintering cattle late into the year.