Upper Aucheoch Farm


Offers Over £1,280,000

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

An excellent farm property comprising farmhouse, farmbuildings and productive Grade 3(2) arable farmland extending to 67.34Ha (166.40 acres) or thereby.


Upper Aucheoch is situated in a peaceful and picturesque part of the Aberdeenshire countryside, in a well known farming region. Primary education is available in the nearby village of New Deer (4 miles) that also has a range of local facilities and services including Parish Church, convenience stores, hotel, garage, pharmacy, veterinarian practice and the annual 2-day New Deer Agricultural Show. The village of Maud, also 4 miles in distance, provides further local shops and services including agricultural engineers and a medical practice. Secondary education is provided at Mintlaw (7 miles).

Lot 1

Upper Aucheoch

Upper Aucheoch is presented in excellent condition with attractive garden grounds and versatile outbuildings and land presenting numerous opportunities for the next owner.


The modern farmhouse was completely rebuilt on the site of the original farmhouse 40 years ago.
Internally, the house has been finished to a high standard with large spacious rooms providing 3-bedroom accommodation across two levels. The property benefits from multiple storage spaces located throughout the house including walk in cupboards within the bedrooms. The accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule, Utility Room, Hallway, Kitchen with living space, Dining Room, Living Room, Shower Room

First Floor

Double Bedroom, Double Bedroom, Double Bedroom, Bathroom

Mains Water. Oil Fired central heating with straw burner option. Impressive landscaped garden grounds surround the property.

Council Tax

Band E

Energy Performance Certificate

Band D


U shaped Steading (285 sqm)
Attractive U-shaped stone steading provides opportunities for development subject to obtaining planning. The west wing includes double glazed French doors and stairwell to loft area and is used in part as a workshop and to house the straw burner. The north and east wings presently provide useful storage, for straw and machinery but would lend themselves to a variety of alternative uses.

Store (60 sqm) adjoins the steading to east with former tray grain dryer facilities.

General-purpose shed 1 (18.2 x 15.4) built as a grain store and also houses machinery.

General-purpose shed 2 (19.5m x 6.7m) workshop and store.

The steading buildings sit within a well-kept concrete yard area. Each of the buildings have good access into one-another with a track running around the U-shaped steading.


Lot 1 includes 13.09Ha (32.35 acres) of productive grade 3(2) arable land surrounding the property with an attractive area of amenity woodland (native broadleaves) extending to 2.38Ha / 5.89 acres (fields 8 & 9) with pathways.

Lot 2

Land to East

Fields 10 & 11 comprise productive grade 3(2) arable land extending to 14.34Ha (35.43 acres) or thereby.

Lot 3

Land to North & Affath

The IACS registered Lot 3 land comprises 0.61Ha (1.51Ha) of woodland (fields 1 & 3) and 36.92Ha (91.23 acres) of highly productive grade 3(2) arable land (fields 2,4,5 &6).

Lot 3 also includes a derelict cottage at Affath between dwelling and converted steading. Provides opportunity for development subject to receiving planning permission.

By appointment with Ms J Brodie - 01771 644353 or Aberdeen & Northern Estates - 01467 623800

From Aberdeen take the A90 travelling north towards Ellon, then take the A948 for approximately 12 miles passing through Auchnagatt. Where signposted to New Pitsligo, Strichen and Fraserburgh B9028 (A981) turn right before proceeding straight-ahead at the crossroads remaining on the A981. After approximately 2 miles turn left signed ‘Whitehills’. After 0.5 miles turn right at the junction. Proceed on this road for 0.5 miles and Upper Aucheoch is on the right hand side as per the OS extract plans.

By agreement.

BPS Entitlements
BPS Entitlements not included in sale price but available by separate negotiation.

Mineral Rights and Sporting Rights
Included in sale in so far as they are owned.

Local Authority
Aberdeenshire Council, Buchan Area office, Buchan House, St Peter Street, Peterhead, AB42 1QF.

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.

Contact Our Agent

James Presly MRICS FAAV


01467 623800


Aberdeen & Northern Estates

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Upper Aucheoch Farm

An excellent farm property comprising farmhouse, farmbuildings and productive Grade 3(2) arable farmland extending to 67.34Ha (166.40 acres) or thereby.



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