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Carleton Farm

Borgue, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4SW

Offers Over £1,050,000


  • OFFER UNDER CONSIDERATION ** An extensive stock farm in a coastal location in the South West Scotland, within a short drive to the main A75 Route.

  • Excellent and extensive range of traditional (Old Mill B listed) and modern farm buildings.

  • Ring fenced block of early growing grassland suitable for grazing.

  • A traditional stone built B listed four bedroom Farmhouse.

  • Carleton Farm has been farmed by the same family since 1949 with the current farming system centred around livestock carrying up to 50 head of cattle and 350 sheep.

  • For Sale as a Whole 121.45 Ha (300.10 Acres)

DESCRIPTION
Carleton Farm is an excellent beef and sheep farm extending to approximately 121.45 Ha (300.10 Acres) located in a rural location just to the south west of Kirkcudbright outside the village of Borgue in Dumfries & Galloway. The farm …

DESCRIPTION
Carleton Farm is an excellent beef and sheep farm extending to approximately 121.45 Ha (300.10 Acres) located in a rural location just to the south west of Kirkcudbright outside the village of Borgue in Dumfries & Galloway. The farm has an attractive two storey traditional partly painted stone-built farmhouse which is located to the North of the steading with a private driveway and lawn garden. The holding benefits from an excellent range of modern and traditional farm buildings situated separately to the farmhouse suitable for livestock housing and storage.

The farmland is situated in 1 block and access is given to all of the fields from a network of farm tracks or direct from the public road. Two fields are currently used for silage production with the rest of the land permanent pasture and woodland. With reference to the James Hutton Institute Soil Capability Maps for Agriculture the land is predominantly Grade 5:1 with some Grade 5:2 and field 12 being Grade 3:2.

METHOD OF SALE
Carleton Farm is offered for sale as one lot.

CARLETON FARM ABOUT 121.45 HA (300.10 ACRES)

FARMING HISTORY
Carleton Farm has been farmed by the same family since 1949 with the current farming system centred around livestock carrying up to 50 head of cattle and 350 sheep.

Carleton Farmhouse
The farmhouse is situated to the north of the farm buildings at Carleton Farm and is B listed. This house is of partly painted stone construction set under a slate roof. The four bedroom farmhouse provides spacious accommodation over two storeys and is in an excellent well presented condition surrounded by garden grounds. The house has double glazing and is heated by oil Rayburn and electric heaters. Mains water and electricity are connected and drainage is to a septic tank. The accommodation can be seen in more detail in the floor plans contained within this brochure.

SITUATION
Located in a rural position, a short distance from the village of Borgue, beaches and coastal paths at Carrick, with views out over Kirkandrews & Castle Haven Bay and beyond. The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, and the attractive and diverse nature of its countryside. The rugged coastline is dotted with quiet sandy beaches in this tranquil corner of the country.

Borgue has a Primary School, Village Hall and play Park, and a traditional village Hotel.

Gatehouse of Fleet about six miles away has Hotels, several smaller Shops, Park, Bowling Green, Library, Doctors surgery, Tearooms, Primary School and Community Centre.

The nearby harbour town of Kirkcudbright (6.8 miles), also known as Scotland’s Artist Town, is very popular with tourists, particularly in the summer months with a varying range of festivities and events. The town provides a range of services. There is also a renowned “blue-flag” marina providing excellent sailing facilities.

Communications to the area are very good. There are railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie providing excellent communications to the north and south. M74 access from both Lockerbie and Gretna. Regular flights to other parts of the United Kingdom, Ireland and continental Europe depart from Prestwick Airport which is about 68 miles distant to the north. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow are 100 miles distant

Agriculturally the surrounding area of Dumfries and Galloway provides an accessible location with a combination of productive pasture and arable ground with rolling hills in the distance. The area is well served by a wide variety of merchants and suppliers, and there are a number of agricultural contactors who can provide additional farming resources as required. The farm lies approximately 12 miles west of Castle Douglas Auction market and within 33 miles of Dumfries Auction Mart providing an excellent outlet for stock.

FARMING HISTORY
Carleton Farm has been farmed by the same family since 1949 with the current farming system centred around livestock carrying up to 50 head of cattle and 350 sheep.