Superb diversified farm business for sale at offers over £850,000 near Dornoch
Bell Ingram is pleased to launch to the market Davochfin Farm, a diversified farming business extending to about 62.89 ha (155.38acres), offering a superb business and lifestyle opportunity in the Scottish Highlands.
Range of farm buildings
Four trout fishing lochs
Five pitch caravan site
Ten bay golf driving range
A unique farming business set in a stunning location near to the popular seaside town of Dornoch in Sutherland has come onto the market at offers over £850,000.
Davochfin Farm is a diversified arable farm extending to approximately 62.89 ha (155.38 acres) with a farmhouse and a range of farm buildings, four commercial trout lochs, a caravan site and a golf driving range.
Joanne Stennett from Bell Ingram who is handling the sale, said the property offers the "perfect" lifestyle for the lucky buyer.
She said: “The current owners have created a desirable and unique package that offers the perfect lifestyle for these times.
“Davochfin Farm provides an excellent opportunity to purchase a compact and manageable farm business which benefits from a diversified income stream with the opportunity for the purchaser to carry out further developments.
"With its idyllic position offering beautiful views to the Dornoch Firth, this is a property that we expect to attract significant interest.”
The property offers a lovely south-facing farmhouse alongside a range of farm buildings. The land, which has been farmed by a contractor for a number of years, has good productive capacity and has in recent years grown a rotation of barley and oats along with temporary grass.
Davochfin farmhouse is a substantial and imposing traditional farmhouse with stunning views to the Dornoch Firth. The accommodation includes: vestibule and reception hall, two reception rooms, dining kitchen, utility room, four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house offers purchasers the opportunity to create an impressive and modern family home, taking advantage of its character and charm.
The agricultural buildings include an attractive traditional stone building offering a large adaptable space; an open fronted machinery store with lockable bays at each end; and a steel framed steading with a sliding door. There is a traditional fank at the rear of the main steading.
The portfolio of diversified businesses includes: four stocked trout fishing lochs; a five-pitch caravan site with electric hook ups; and a 10-bay golf driving range.
The four man-made trout fishing lochans are located within a wetland area with a substantial car park and an adjacent small timber office. Customers can pay to fish and hire rods/golf clubs. There is also a separate WC. The lochs will require to be re-stocked by the incoming purchase.
A five “hook up” Caravan Club approved site is located immediately to the west of the main steading and comprises a grassed triangular area extending to 0.14 hectares (0.35 acres). The site is well established and enjoys high levels of occupancy throughout the year providing valuable additional income for the business.
Extending to approximately 2.6 hectares (6.42 acres), the golf driving range operates on a “pay as you go” basis, with customers buying a basket of balls from an automated dispenser. The range also enjoys superb panoramic views over the Struie hills. All the equipment required to run the diversified business will be available to the incoming purchaser at valuation
Davochfin Farm is situated two miles from the popular seaside town of Dornoch in Sutherland. Just off the main A9 road and North Coast 500, it is easily accessible from Inverness (42 miles) and the airport, which has direct links to London and other UK and European destinations. There is also a small airstrip at Dornoch.