Newmill (Lot 1)

Equestrian

Lumsden, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4LB

Offers Over £480,000

Aberdeen & Northern Estates
Aberdeen & Northern Estates
Aberdeen & Northern Estates

A charming, secluded and elegant rural equestrian property situated on the outskirts of the peaceful village of Lumsden surrounded by enchanting hills

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Description

Newmill is a charming traditional equestrian farmhouse with beautiful views out onto lush pastures, woodland, garden areas and over Mossat Burn. With versatile reception areas and direct connections to the patio and gardens, Newmill is the ideal family home with generous guest entertaining spaces.

Nestled in the heart of the farm, the farmhouse provides generous accommodation with charming features including large AGA kitchen range, exposed stone walls and stable doors opening onto the sunny patio.

The spacious and well-appointed utility room opens to the ground floor family bathroom and into the main house. The open-plan kitchen and dining area, ideal for family meals and entertaining, opens into the bright triple-aspect vaulted sun room complete with wood-burning stove. The practical kitchen features a range of timber cabinetry and working surfaces, including island, with a cream coloured AGA range. The cosy living room is accessed off the dining area with a further wood burning stove. Two double bedrooms are also located on the ground floor, both with built-in wardrobes. The quaint first floor is accessed via returned staircase from the dining area and includes two room-in-roof double bedrooms with stunning views over the garden areas out onto the surrounding countryside, an open landing / living area as well as a modest shower room. The attic storage room is accessed via the north-most bedroom.

Home Report

The Home Report is available to download

Windows & Doors

Double-glazed - mix of frame types

Heating

Oil-fired AGA range cooker. Electric storage heating & electric panel heaters. Wood-burning stoves. Hot water cylinder.

Outside

Secluded garden grounds and enchanting woodland and burn envelope the farmhouse comprising mature trees and decorative shrubs, lush garden lawn and decorative patio with a full-circle driveway and ample parking provided at the rear. Newmill benefits from two large outbuildings and lean-to poultry house, comprising 23 x 12m block-built stable block (former potato shed) with dedicated tack room as well as 18 x 12m portal frame metal-clad barn with additional stabling, tack area and hay / vehicle storage. Both buildings have electricity and piped water installed. Combined, the buildings have over ten stable boxes.

A short tree-lined, walk from the yard takes you to the 30 x 40m silica sand, flood-lit manège enclosed with timber fencing and surrounded by adjacent paddocks. The paddocks, equating to 2.31Ha (5.71 acres) or thereby are well fenced and served with piped water troughs providing excellent equestrian grazing. The yard and paddocks have a good level of tree and shrubbery planting providing shelter as well as the Mossat Burn, attracting a wide variety of wildlife birds. Newmill is the perfect home for those nature enthusiasts due to the diverse range of wildlife that frequents the area. As well as the joyful song of many species of birds in the skies above, the burn and woodlands attracts many species of wildlife including otters, red squirrels, heron, black cap with the occasional sighting of the elusive Scottish wildcat.

“Newmill offers the potential to diversify into a holiday or glamping business, or perhaps to merge into equestrian holidays and staff ’away-days’ for local businesses and visitors.”

Steading

The south-facing traditional stone-and-slate steading at Newmill has a floor area of around 360sq.m and comprises a generous workshop with adjoining bothy and studio area as well as general purpose storage and tractor / implement shed. Subject to Local Authority consents, the steading offers excellent potential to be converted for a variety of purposes including a residential annexe or holiday accommodation, business use or could be converted for additional stables and dedicated equestrian therapy/wellbeing provision.

Equestrian Livery

Newmill has been the home of an established equestrian livery business, providing accommodation and grazing for 10 horses, in addition to the owner’s 3. This has generated a steady income and could be increased through further development or diversification.

Not Included in Sale

Living Room light fitting, curtain poles, weather vane, decorative garden toadstool ornaments are not included.

Services

Private drainage and water, mains electricity. Electric heating, oil-fired AGA. Double glazing.

Local Authority

Aberdeenshire Council, Marr Area Office, School Rd, Alford, AB39 2DQ. Tel: 01975 520400

EPC

Band F

Council Tax

Band C

Entry

By arrangement

Mineral Rights & Sporting Rights

Included in the sale, insofar as they are owned.

Note

Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is formally intimated to the selling agents following inspection, the agents cannot guarantee that notice of a closing date for offers will be advised and consequently the property may be sold without notice.

Anti Money Laundering Compliance

In accordance with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, we are required to carry out checks and due diligence on property purchasers. If an offer has been accepted, the purchaser(s) will need to provide proof of identity, residence and proof of funds, as a minimum, prior to any transaction proceeding.

Offers

Formal offers, in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, along with the relevant anti-money laundering paperwork in accordance with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, through a Scottish Solicitor, to the Selling Agent.

Servitude Rights, Burdens and Wayleaves

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The buyer(s) will be held to have satisfied himself/themselves as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.

Title

The buyer(s) shall be bound to accept the title as it presently stands in the name of the seller(s) and the conveyance in favour of the buyer(s) shall be subject to all the exceptions, reservations, burdens and conditions presently contained in the title deeds. There shall be excepted from warrandice in the conveyance in favour of the buyer(s) any leases, tenancies, tenants' rights, missives, agreements, rights of possession, rights of way, access rights, and sewerage and drainage facilities, and all other servitudes and other rights without prejudice to

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Andrew Beedie MRICS

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