CLOSING DATE SET FOR MONDAY, 6TH DECEMBER 2021 AT NOON.
Cleghorn Parks Cottage and Land at Cleghorn are situated in a private rural position with the town of Lanark being just over 2.5 miles away, offering an excellent range of local amenities. The city centre of Glasgow (about 30 …
CLOSING DATE SET FOR MONDAY, 6TH DECEMBER 2021 AT NOON.
Cleghorn Parks Cottage and Land at Cleghorn are situated in a private rural position with the town of Lanark being just over 2.5 miles away, offering an excellent range of local amenities. The city centre of Glasgow (about 30 miles) offers a full range of amenities including shopping, leisure and business facilities with regular mainline rail connections to Edinburgh and wider Scotland. Edinburgh is just over an hour’s drive away.
The property is only a 5 minute drive from the heart of the market town of Lanark. The Royal Burgh is steeped in history and has all the required facilities and amenities, including Tesco, Morrisons and Lidl, a wide range of local shops, retail park, health centre, modern grammar school and modern primary schools.
Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a historic 18-hole golf course and Lanark Loch and with good access to the Scottish Borders and the Clyde Valley, providing excellent walks including Tinto Hill and the Falls of Clyde at New Lanark which is a World Heritage Site. Lanark and the surrounding areas are much favoured particularly for those requiring good transport links with a local train station and easy access to Glasgow and Edinburgh, with the Edinburgh City Bypass only a thirty minute drive away, giving good access to East Central Scotland. The M74 is only a fifteen minute journey giving good access to Glasgow and the West of Scotland.
In all, this property is ideally situated for the commuter to either Edinburgh or Glasgow.
Cleghorn Parks Cottage provides for a compact residential property, with an Internal Gross Area of 115sqm or thereabouts, located in a secluded yet accessible location close to the popular market town of Lanark. The original part of the cottages was constructed in the late 1800s and has been extended upwards and outwards to expand the living area.
The Land at Cleghorn extends to approximately 24.43 Ha (60.37 acres) in all. Around 9.36 Ha (23.10 acres) is currently utilised for grazing and fodder production with the other 15.08 Ha (37.26 acres) to the east, within Lot 2 being utilised for crop production. The land is generally of an easterly aspect and has been classified by The James Hutton Institute as a mix of Grades 4.1 and 4.2. The Land at Cleghorn is naturally spilt into 2 separate land parcels by the private road running from north west to south east with Cleghorn Parks Cottage being accessed along this track. The individual fields are of a good size and are enclosed by a combination of rylock and post and wire fencing. The Land at Cleghorn also benefits from good access using the private road which adjoins the A706 Stanmore Road to the south. There is also access over a private trackway to the east which joins the unclassified adopted road which links Stanmore Road to Carnwath Road.
Vacant possession is available over all of the land immediately following purchase with vacant possession of Cleghorn Parks Cottage being available from 8 May 2022. The property is currently occupied by tenants on a Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) who have been served a Notice to Leave.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale as a whole or in 3 lots as follows.
LOT 1: CLEGHORN PARKS COTTAGE AND LAND EXTENDING TO 2.35 HA (5.81 ACRES)
Cleghorn Parks Cottage
Cleghorn Parks Cottage is a traditional, extended 2 bedroom property with the original part being of stone construction with the extension being of rendered cavity block set under a pitched tile roof. The property has internal accommodation set over 1 ½ storeys with the main living areas and bedroom on the ground floor with a large floored loft area with staired access being taken direct from the sitting room, utilised as a second bedroom. The layout is shown in more detail in the floorplans contained within these particulars. The cottage also offers a maintained garden which is currently down to lawn with a mix of shrubs and bushes surrounding.
Please note that the cottage is currently occupied on a Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) with a Notice to Leave under Section 50(1)(a) of the Private Housing (Tenancies)(Scotland) Act 2016 having been served with a vacant possession date of 8 May 2022.
Should the property be acquired before the vacant possession date, with the tenants in situ, the passing rent, as well as the obligations of a landlord will be passed to the purchaser. Further details are available from the Selling Agents.
Farmland extending to 2.29 Ha (5.66 acres)
The land within Lot 1 extends to approximately 2.29 Ha (5.66 acres) in total and is situated to the north east of the Cleghorn Parks Cottage. The land is down to pasture and is currently utilised for grazing. The land is classified predominantly as Grade 4.2 by The James Hutton Institute. The land is on a gentle slope with the lowest point being 201m above sea level to its highest of 216m. The land is accessed via the private track.
LOT 2: 15.08 HA (37.26 ACRES) OF LAND
A productive block of arable ground and permanent pasture extending to 15.08 Ha (37.26 Acres). The land is situated to the east of Cleghorn Parks Cottage and is accessed via the private access track aswell as having a gate leading directly onto Stanmore Road. The land is classified as a mix of Grade 4.1 and 4.2 by The James Hutton Institute and has been used for arable cropping and grazing. The fencing is in good condition with some areas needing maintained, but remains stock proof. The land is gently undulating and sits between 200m and 212m above sea level. Lot 2 also offers a small long narrow steel portal frame shed under a low mono-pitched corrugated tin roof and corrugated tin cladding, with a loose stone floor and a cattle handling area to the outside.
LOT 3: 7.00 HA (17.30 ACRES) OF LAND
A block of pasture land, utilised for sheep grazing and fodder production extending to 7.00 Ha (17.30 Acres). The land is located to the south of Cleghorn Parks Cottage and is classified as a mix of Grades 4.1 and 4.2 by The James Hutton Institute. The land is accessed, by a number of field gates via the private access track which leads to Stanmore Road.