Edge Farm is located in an extremely accessible location, in an area of undulating countryside close to East Kilbride. The property is situated in a private position adjacent to Newhousemill Road which is the main arterial route between Hamilton and …
Edge Farm is located in an extremely accessible location, in an area of undulating countryside close to East Kilbride. The property is situated in a private position adjacent to Newhousemill Road which is the main arterial route between Hamilton and East Kilbride. The Raith Interchange (Junction 5) on the M74 is only a few miles to the east and provides direct and easy access to all the major motorway routes within Central Scotland.
The popular towns of Hamilton, East Kilbride and Cambuslang are all within a short distance from the property and each provide a wide range of local amenities, schooling, shopping, leisure and business facilities. The City of Glasgow is 12 miles to the north and provides a greater range of services including numerous designer outlets, upmarket bars and restaurants, with an enviable number of highly regarded private schools to include Glasgow and Kelvinside Academies, High School of Glasgow, Hutcheson Grammar, St Aloysius and Craigholme School for Girls. There are also internationally recognised universities to include the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde.
Glasgow and Edinburgh International Airports are only about 18.5 and 38 miles distant respectively and offer regular domestic and international flights. The nearby Lanark and Stirling auction marts provide renowned outlets for the breeding and finished livestock produced on the holding.
The sale of Edge Farm offers purchasers a rare opportunity to acquire an attractive smallholding with the potential to develop the existing farmhouse and outbuildings which are situated in a private position but within an accessible location in Central Scotland. The farmhouse sits in an elevated position and benefits from views over the surrounding countryside. There is a useful range of traditional and modern farm buildings which may offer an opportunity for development or change of use, subject to the necessary consents. The land at Edge Farm provides a mix of pasture ground and amenity woodland and extends to 15.64 Ha (38.65 Acres) in total.
Edge Farmhouse is situated centrally within the holding and is in need of substantial renovation throughout but provides spacious accommodation over two floors as detailed in the floor plans. Edge Farmhouse is of traditional stone construction under a pitched slate roof.
There is an extensive area of garden ground which is mostly laid to lawn and benefits from a peaceful outlook over the surrounding countryside with East Kilbride in the distance.
There is a useful polytunnel within the garden area and large area of tarmac adjacent to the garage providing parking for a number of vehicles.
The buildings at Edge Farm are situated in a group to the north of the farmhouse. They comprise:
Workshop (14.5m x 11.8m) of steel portal frame construction under a box profile roof with shed cladding, brick walls and a concrete floor. The Shed provides secure premises with locked double doors at one end.
General Purpose Shed (23.7m x 13.2m) of concrete frame construction under a corrugated roof with side cladding, brick walls and a concrete floor.
Byre (16.28m x 6.40m) situated adjacent to the farmhouse, of stone and brick construction under a slate roof with a concrete floor.
Store Shed (7.39m x 2.46m) of stone and brick construction under a box profile roof with a concrete floor.
Garage (5.33m x 2.90m) prefab concrete panels walls under a box profile roof with a concrete floor.
The land at Edge Farm extends to about 15.64 Ha (38.65 Acres) and rises from 166m above sea level on the southern boundary to 209m above sea level at the highest point to the east of the farm steading. The majority of the fields have recently been drained and benefit from stock-proof fencing throughout. All of the fields benefit from either mains water supply to field troughs or are fed by natural source. The land has been classified as Grade 4.2 with a small area of Grade 6.1 by The James Hutton Institute. The land is accessed from the private farm road which leads to the farm steading or from the adjoining public roads.