Barraston Farm

Torrance, Glasgow, G64 4DN

Offers Over £975,000

Bedroom Count icon 6

  • Traditional 5-bedroom farmhouse finished to a high standard throughout
  • Traditional cottage with further storage space
  • Useful range of outbuildings with potential for business or residential purposes (subject to the necessary planning consents)
  • Rural yet accessible location with excellent views over the surrounding countryside
  • Excellent links to nearby settlements and Glasgow
  • Area of pasture land well suited to equestrian or other amenity uses
  • About 4.53 Ha (11.19 Acres) in total
  • For Sale as a Whole or in 2 Lots

SITUATIONBarraston Farm is located in a charming and private position in rural Central Scotland within East Dunbartonshire. The property lies in an area of great natural beauty and tranquillity in a prime location with the Campsie Hills nearby. The village of Torrance offers a selection of local amenities including two hairdressers, shops including a convenience store, dentist, bakery, post office, chemist and newsagents. It is also highly convenient for nearby Strathkelvin Retail Park which includes a Marks & Spencer food store.There are three village pubs and recreation facilities include tennis courts, a bowling club and nearby golf courses. Torrance is surrounded by picturesque scenery and is a short drive from the suburbs of Bearsden, Milngavie and Bishopbriggs where a wider selection of facilities are on offer along with rail links to Glasgow’s West End, City Centre, Edinburgh and the North. The nearest train stations are in Bishopbriggs, Lenzie and Milngavie. Glasgow Airport is 15 miles distant and Edinburgh Airport is approximately 44 miles distant from the property. The property is well placed for access to the motorway networks and is within close proximity to the M80 providing swift access to the North and South.The area has many great walks, cycles along the old canal networks, rural attractions and a variety of other leisure activities to be enjoyed locally including horse riding, golfing and bowling. The area is also serviced by a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools, with local schooling being highly regarded and including Torrance Primary School, Baldernock Primary School, a charming traditional school surrounded by farmland and Milngavie Primary some 6 miles distant. Secondary schooling is provided at Bishopbriggs Academy (4.4 miles distant), Lenzie Academy (4.8 miles distant) and Bearsden Academy (7.2 miles distant). Private schooling can be found nearby at The High School of Glasgow (7.6 miles) and Glasgow Academy (7.8 miles).DESCRIPTIONBarraston Farm comprises of Barraston Farmhouse and Barraston Cottage with land extending to approximately 4.53 Ha (11.19 Acres) in total which is split between the two dwelling houses. The Cottage is accompanied by a useful range of outbuildings which could be used to extend the existing footprint of the dwelling or for other business purposes, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.METHOD OF SALEBarraston Farm is offered for sale as a whole or in 2 lots as follows:LOT 1: BARRASTON FARMHOUSE AND LAND EXTENDING TO 2.76 HA (6.81 ACRES)Barraston Farmhouse is of traditional stone construction set under a slate roof. The property has been finished to a very high standard throughout and provides very spacious living accommodation which is set out over two levels as follows:Ground Floor: Utility Room, Entrance Hallway, Kitchen, Boot Room, Dining Room, Living Room, WC, Bedroom 1 with En-suite Bathroom, Bedroom 2 with En-suite Bathroom and Bedroom 3 with En-suite.First Floor: Two further Bedrooms and a Shower Room.Garden GroundLocated to the front of the property there is an attractive garden area which is largely laid to lawn and benefits from a southerly aspect with views over the surrounding countryside and the farmland to the south. There is a patio area to the front with a number of mature trees to the west providing an element of shelter.Farmland extending to 2.76 ha (6.81 acres)The property benefits from an area of land which extends to approximately 2.76 ha (6.81 acres) and is currently down to permanent pasture.LOT 2: BARRASTON COTTAGE AND LAND EXTENDING TO 1.77 HA (4.38 ACRES)Situated to the east of the Farmhouse, is Barraston Cottage which was built circa 25 years ago, and was use as ancillary accommodation in connection with the original kennel business. We understand the property is now clear of any occupation restrictions which were imposed when the property was first built. The property provide accommodation over two levels as follows:Ground Floor: Boiler Room, Kitchen and Living RoomFirst Floor: Bedroom and Bathroom.Loft SpaceAdjoining the property and forming part of the upper level of the adjacent outbuilding, and accessed from the cottage, there are a further two Bedrooms but we understand no planning consent or building warrants exist with respect to the use of these rooms.OutbuildingsThe outbuildings are situated in a group adjacent to the residential dwellings. The property was originally run as dog kennels business, with about 12 kennels remaining with the rest of the buildings used for storage purposes.The outbuildings comprise:Former Stable BlockOf stone construction with stone and brick walls under a slate roof. Loft space is located on upper level and is as described above.Former KennelsOf stone construction with a concrete floor.Store/GarageOf block and stone construction under a tiled roof with a concrete floor and an adjoining Garage.Store Shed (Helicopter Shed)Situated adjacent to the south and front of the cottage there is a stand-alone outbuilding of stone construction under a box profile roof with a concrete floor. The buildings was originally built and used to store a helicopter and benefits for steel doors which run along the entire front of the building.Lot 2 Land extending to 1.77 ha (4.38 acres)The property benefits from an area of land which extends to approximately 1.77 ha (4.38 acres) and is currently down to permanent pasture.