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Lot 1 Auchensalt Farm

By Thornhill, Stirling, Stirlingshire, FK8 3QJ

Offers Over £565,000


  • Traditional 3 bedroom farmhouse with stunning views over the surrounding countryside

  • Planning permission for the demolition of the farmhouse and construction of a modern dwelling

  • Range of useful modern and traditional agricultural buildings

  • Productive Grade 3.2 land extending to 39.12 Ha (79.37 Acres)

Auchensalt Farmhouse is an attractive traditional stone-built dwelling set under a slate roof with a brick extension to the rear. The house has a south easterly aspect and benefits from extensive views to the south and east overlooking the surrounding …

Auchensalt Farmhouse is an attractive traditional stone-built dwelling set under a slate roof with a brick extension to the rear. The house has a south easterly aspect and benefits from extensive views to the south and east overlooking the surrounding farmland and the hills beyond. The house provides well proportioned family living accommodation over 2 floors whilst also benefitting from an attractive area of garden ground to the front which is predominantly laid to lawn with a number of herbaceous borders, shrubs and trees.

Auchensalt benefits from planning consent for the demolition of the farmhouse and construction of a new two storey 5 bed farmhouse. Stirling Council Planning Ref 17/00928/FUL & Building Warrant Ref 18/00547/PA. Further details are available from the Stirling Council Planning Portal or direct from the selling agents.

The traditional range of farm buildings are located in a group and sit immediately to the north and west of the farmhouse.

Traditional Store (Old Byre)
Located to the north of the farmhouse, of traditional stone construction under a pitched corrugated fibre roof, with internal dividing walls comprising storage shed (6.0m x 4.80m) and workshop (14.70m x 4.80m).

Machinery Shed (18.50m x 11.35m)
Of steel portal frame construction under a pitched corrugated roof with a concrete floor, mixed concrete block and stone walls and box profile side cladding.

Lean-to (24.40m x 7.9m)
Of steel portal frame construction under a mono-pitched corrugated roof with a mixed stone and earth floor with Yorkshire boarding side cladding.
Cattle Court (24.40. x 18.15m)

Of steel portal frame construction under a pitched fibre cement roof with corrugated steel side cladding, part block stone walls and internal feed passage.

Straw Shed (24.00m x 14.10m)
Of steel portal frame construction under a pitched box profile roof with an earth floor and box profile side cladding.

Dutch Barn (10.80m x 5.78m)
Of steel frame construction under a curved corrugated tin roof with a concrete floor, brick walls and box profile side cladding.

The land included with Lot 1 extends to approx. 32.12 Ha (79.37 Acres) in total and surrounds the farmhouse and steading. The land has all been classified by The James Hutton Institute as being Grade 3.2 with all of the land currently utilised for fodder production and grazing. There has historically been a number of arable crops grown on the land in rotation, however it is all now down to grass. The land is generally south facing in aspect and sits between 35m and 95m above sea level.

The land is laid out in a number of well apportioned field parcels which are predominantly well fenced with access being largely available from the farm access track or direct from the farm steading.