Farrochie, Nether Cheyne and Redcloak, Stonehaven, AB39 3US
Offers Over: £1,075,000
202 acres

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Description

About 82Ha (202 acres) in all for sale as a whole or in five lots


Lot 1: Land at Farrochie - Offers Over £ 400,000
Lot 1 comprises 36.13Ha (89.28 acres) or thereby of IACS registered farmland, split into 3, good sized arable fields and benefitting from good roadside access. According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research (now The James Hutton Institute), the land is all classified as grade 3(1) and 3(2). The land lies at an altitude of between 30m and 70m above sea level and is predominantly east facing in nature. Note part of field 7 has a scheduled monument (Ref: SM5449).


Lot 2: Land at Nether Cheyne - Offers Over £ 400,000
Lot 2 comprises 32.91Ha (81.32 acres) or thereby of IACS registered farmland, split into 3 fields. Forming a compact block of good sized, arable fields with roadside access,  the land is all classified as grade 3(1) and 3(2). The land lies at an altitude of between 80m and 155m above sea level and is predominantly south and southeast facing in nature.  


Lot 3: Farrochie Steading - Offers Over £ 100,000
Farrochie Steading comprises former agricultural buildings and surrounding land extending to approximately 1.15Ha (2.85 acres) in total, as per the attached plan. The buildings are in a disused condition however the large site may provide development opportunities, subject to obtaining the appropriate planning consents.


Lot 4: Land and building at Redcloak - Offers Over £100,000
Lot 4 comprises land extending to 7.05Ha (17.42 acres) or thereby together with a Nissen style shed providing approximately 135m2 of storage space. The land is classified as grade 3(2) and has been left fallow in recent years. Included is a rugby pitch to the northwest corner of the land. Lot 4 is accessed off the A957 ‘Slug Road’ to the north, as show in yellow on the attached plan, with the A90 road adjacent to the east. We understand from the Scottish Assessors that the Nissen shed has a rateable value as a Workshop of £2,000, effective from 1st April 2017. The building may provide alternative use opportunities, subject to obtaining the appropriate planning consents. 

 
Lot 5: Land at Kirktown of Fetteresso - Offers Over £ 75,000
Lot 5 comprises one field extending to 4.39Ha (10.85 acres) or thereby, presently in grassland. This field is predominantly classified as grade 3(1) with a small area of grade 3(2), and lies at an altitude of 40m-50m above sea level. The land benefits from excellent roadside access, lying adjacent to the A90 and the Loop Road to the west.  The site borders Fetteresso Cemetery and Kirktown Brae housing development to the south. It is understood that part of the field is currently within the Stonehaven settlement boundary of the Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan 2017. 
 
Entry
By agreement.
 
Common Agricultural Policy
BPS Entitlements are not included in the sale. Lots 1, 2 and 5 farmland is all BPS Region 1.
 
Situation
This impressive portfolio, which includes approximately 82Ha (202 acres) or thereby of land in total, together with development opportunities, is situated on the outskirts of the vibrant coastal town of Stonehaven. The town is a popular tourist destination with attractions including the picturesque harbour, beach, open air swimming pool and nearby Dunnottar Castle. There is also  a range of local services and amenities including primary and secondary education, shops, restaurants, leisure centre, health centre, golf course and  a railway station with regular services to the north and south.
 
The subjects benefit from close proximity to excellent transport links including the A90 trunk road and the recently completed Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR). Aberdeen (18 miles) can be reached in 30 minutes by car (rush hour excepted) and provides all the facilities befitting the acknowledged capital of the North Sea Oil Industry. The AWPR provides quick access to the north and west of the city including Aberdeen Airport which operates regular flights to London and other UK cities, as well as overseas destinations.

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