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Auchingray Estate

Forrestfield, Caldercruix, Airdrie, ML6 8NY

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  • Derelict C-listed mansion house, destroyed by fire in 1937, with wonderful views over the Hillhead Reservoir

  • 2-bedroom farmhouse, previously used as staff accommodation, suitable for extension, subject to necessary consents

  • Set in a rural yet accessible location close to local amenities

  • Land extending to approximately 54.17 Ha (133.85 Acres)

  • comprising of woodland and permanent pasture

  • Excellent links to main transport infrastructure

SITUATION
Auchingray Estate is a beautiful country estate with stunning views over the surrounding countryside and is situated about 2 miles to the east of
the village of Caldercruix in rural North Lanarkshire, some 5 miles east of Airdrie and …

SITUATION
Auchingray Estate is a beautiful country estate with stunning views over the surrounding countryside and is situated about 2 miles to the east of
the village of Caldercruix in rural North Lanarkshire, some 5 miles east of Airdrie and approximately 23.5 miles east of Glasgow. The Estate 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 an indoor bowling alley, supermarkets and an excellent range of shops and sports facilities.

Auchingray Estate is within easy commuting distance of the City of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest city, being within about 24 miles to the west of the Estate, with world renowned shopping outlets, businesses and entertainment facilities. Glasgow Airport is within 40 minutes (33 miles) drive and offers regular flights to London and a wide range of
international destinations. The nearby railway stations of Caldercruix (about 2 miles) and Airdrie (about 5 miles) offer regular train services to
and from Edinburgh Waverley, Glasgow Queen Street and beyond.

Local schooling is provided by Glengowan and St Margaret’s Primary Schools in Caldercruix and secondary schooling at Caldervale and St
Margaret’s High Schools 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 property.

Loch Lomond & The 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 Caldercruix, and there are a number of excellent outdoor and indoor
sporting facilities situated within the surrounding settlements.

DESCRIPTION
Auchingray Estate, dates back to around 1820, comprises a derelict mansion house, farmhouse which was previously used as staff accommodation and the former policies, woodland and pasture land extending to approximately 54.17 Ha (133.85 Acres) in total.

Auchingray Mansion House
A derelict C-listed mansion house which was destroyed by fire in 1937. Histrionically there has been a separate entrance to the mansion house through the policy grounds which could be reinstated.

Auchingray Farmhouse
In times past, this building served as accommodation for staff and chauffeurs employed at the Mansion House.
The property comprises:
Ground Floor: Store 1, Store 2, Log Store, 5-berth Garage, Boat Room, Attic space above Boat Room, Lounge and WC/Shower Room

First Floor: Dining Room, Living Room, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchen, Bathroom and Porch

The accommodation is laid out in more detail in the floorplan contained within these particulars.
There is an abundance of storage space forming the lower level of property, which may allow for an extension of the existing residential accommodation subject to obtaining necessary planning consents.

Land At Auchingray Estate
The policies extends to approximately 37.35 Ha (92.29 Acres) and has been classified as Grade 5 by The James Hutton Institute. The land is made up of mainly mixed amenity woodland and permanent pasture ground.

There is further an area of agricultural land which extends to approximately 16.82 Ha (41.56 Acres) in total. The ground is mainly down to permanent pasture and has been classified as Grade 4.2 by The James Hutton Institute.