Hillhead of Gask, Longhaven, Peterhead, AB42 0PT
Offers Over: £ 800,000
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170 acres

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Description
A 69Ha (170 acre) Aberdeenshire farm property near Peterhead comprising farmhouse, range of farm buildings and productive farmland. For sale as a whole or in two lots.
 
Situation
Hillhead of Gask Farm occupies a pleasant elevated position overlooking surrounding farmland and the North Sea coastline.  The property is conveniently located 5 miles south of the major fishing port of Peterhead in close proximity to the A90 trunk road running from the City of Aberdeen to Fraserburgh. Primary education is available in Longhaven with secondary education provided in Peterhead.  
 
Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements
BPS entitlements available by separate negotiation. Fields 1 - 6 and 8 - 10 are all Payment Region 1. Field 7 Payment Region 2.
 
Lot 1 
Farmhouse
A substantial traditional one and a half storey stone and slate farmhouse in a T-shaped design.  The farmhouse requires refurbishment and upgrading throughout however benefits from oil fired central heating.  The internal layout and room sizes are shown on the attached plan but in summary comprises: 
 
Ground Floor
Kitchen, Living Room, Milkhouse/Store, Bathroom, Bedroom, Sitting Room
 
First Floor
Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2, Playroom/Bedroom.
 
Bothy
A detached stone and slate bothy provides opportunities for alternative use.
 
Farmbuildings
Hillhead of Gask Farm has a range of traditional and semi-modern farm buildings providing useful general storage and livestock accommodation. The buildings include:
 
General Purpose Store/ Dutch Barn - 332m2  
A large steel portal frame shed with concrete floor and clad with corrugated iron sheeting and a fibre cement roof.
 
Barn / Workshop  
Traditional stone and slate building.
 
Traditional Steading
Traditional stone built steading in H-shaped design with concrete floor and timber trussed roof clad in a mix of slate and fibre cement.
 
Cattle Court 
A concrete block and steel portal frame cattle court building with a fibre cement roof.  This shed ties into the traditional steading and provides useful housing for livestock.
 
Land
Fields 1-6 extending to 46.66Ha (115.30 acres) or thereby. The farmland is gently undulating and generally has a south easterly aspect.  The fields are currently all in grass with the exception of fields 1 and 5 in Spring Barley. According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research the land is predominantly grade 3(2) and lies at an altitude of between 85m - 90m above sea level. The farmland at Hillhead of Gask benefits from LFA status and is well fenced throughout.
 
Lot 2 - Bare Land
Lot 2 is a compact block of bare land to the east of the holding comprising four fields (Fields 7 - 10) extending to 21.53Ha (53.20 acres) or thereby in total. These fields are currently all in grass and are well fenced.

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