LOT 1 DYKE FARMHOUSE, STEADING TO THE SOUTH OF THE ROAD AND LAND EXTENDING TO 12.68 HA (31.33 ACRES)
Dyke Farmhouse is located centrally within the holding and is accessed directly off the minor public road which …
LOT 1 – DYKE FARMHOUSE, STEADING TO THE SOUTH OF THE ROAD AND LAND EXTENDING TO 12.68 HA (31.33 ACRES)
Dyke Farmhouse is located centrally within the holding and is accessed directly off the minor public road which leads east from the B803 culminating in a large area of tarmac and concrete to the rear of the house providing ample space for parking for a number of vehicles. The farmhouse is of traditional stone construction set under a slate roof and benefits from southerly views over the surrounding countryside towards Slamannan. The house provides spacious and well laid out accommodation over two levels and benefits from a sufficient area of surrounding ground which may provide the opportunity for potential extension of the existing accommodation. The accommodation and room dimensions are set out in more detail in the floor plans contained within these particulars.
To the front of the farmhouse there is an attractive area of garden ground which is mostly laid to lawn and is enclosed by a stone wall to the front and a number of mature trees to the west providing a significant level of shelter and privacy. To the north west of the property there is a further area of lawn and a drying green which is accessed via a separate drive which leads to the rear of the farmhouse and adjacent traditional building. There is a small tin roofed store adjacent to the farmhouse.
The farm buildings within Lot 1 are situated in a group adjacent to the farmhouse and to the south of the minor public road. They provide an excellent range of adaptable modern and traditional buildings as follows:
Traditional Barn (21.0m x 6.5m) located adjacent to the farmhouse of stone and slate construction with a concrete floor. The building may present further development opportunities for alternative residential or business use subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. The barley bruising, mixer and bins situated in this buildings are included in the sale.
Pole Barn (22.7m x 18.2m) of timber frame construction under a tin roof with block walls and a stone floor with a central feed passage.
Implement Shed (28.3m x 8.5m + 18.2m x 4.95m) of steel portal and timber frame construction under a tin roof with a part concrete and part stone floor. The buildings is currently used as a workshop and for machinery storage.
Modern Store (12.1m x 7.32m) of steel portal frame construction under a box profile roof and side cladding with a part concrete and earth floor.
Pair of adjoining straw sheds:
Straw Shed 1 (24.3m x 12.1m) of steel portal frame construction under a box profile roof with concrete panel walls and an earth and stone floor.
Straw Shed 2/Grain Store 2 (30.4m x 12.1m) of steel portal frame construction under a box profile roof with concrete panel walls with a part concrete
and earth/stone floor.
Cattle Court (30.9m x 17.7m) of steel portal frame construction under a corrugated roof with block walls, Yorkshire board side cladding, and a stone floor with a central feed passage.
Timber Stable (7.31m x 3.65m) located in the yard area of timber frame construction providing two stables.
Office (3.6m x 2.39m) located adjacent to the farmhouse, of brick construction under a tin roof with a concrete floor.
LOT 1 FARMLAND EXTENDING TO ABOUT 12.68 HA (31.33 ACRES)
The farmland in Lot 1 extends to approximately 12.68 Ha (31.33 Acres) in total and is located to the south of the farmhouse and buildings and is accessed directly from the farm steading or via the public road which bounds the land to the west. The land has been classified as Grade 4 and Grade 5 by the James Hutton Institute and is currently all down to pasture. The land is generally of a southerly aspect rising from 147m adjacent to the River Avon to 167m above sea level at its highest point to north western boundary of the farm steading.
At junction 4 of M90 take the southern exit of the roundabout onto the A801 signed to Bathgate. Follow this road for about 1.75 miles, and at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the B825 signed to Avonbridge/Standburn. Follow this road for about 4 miles through and to the west of Avonbridge before turning right onto the B8022 signed to Slamannan. Follow this road for a further 2.75 miles, then in the main street of the village of Slamannan turn right onto the B803 signed to Falkirk. Follow this road for about ½ mile before taking the next minor public road on the right signed to Shieldhill. Dyke Farmhouse and steading are situated on the right immediately after this junction.