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Johnston Mains Farm, Laurencekirk, Aberdeenshire, AB30 1HL

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£2,595,000

Forfar Office - 01307 462 516

An exceptional mixed farm with high grade arable land, well established grass and panoramic views over the Howe of the Mearns extending to approximately 539.84 acres (218.47 ha). As a whole or in two lots.

To make an enquiry, arrange a viewing or request a free market appraisal of your own property call Stewart Hamilton on 01307 462 516 or contact Stewart via Email.

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Overview

  • As a whole or in lots
  • Lot 1 - Johnston Mains Farm
  • 230.66 acres (93.35 hectares)
  • Arable block
  • Farmhouse
  • Grain dryer
  • Multi purpose farm buildings
  • Lot 2 - Land at Johnston Mains Farm
  • Block of mixed grazing land
  • 309.17 acres (125.12 hectares)
  • Extending to approximately 539.84 Acres (218.47 Hectares)

Description

A compact block of prime arable land divided into 11 main parcels. The land, which has been run as a mixed arable unit is in exceptional heart throughout and has been subject to a programme of rotational dung and lime applications. The fields are generally of a good size and shape and allow access for a full range of modern farm machinery.

LOT 1 - 93.35 ha (230.66 acres)

Johnston Mains Farmhouse, Grain Dryer and Buildings

Traditional dressed sandstone farmhouse in excellent order throughout which would be well suited for family use. The property sits in a well-tended garden with large garage and provides flexible family accommodation over 2 floors;

Farmhouse kitchen with seating area and wood burner, sitting room, dining room, 4 bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, sun room and utility room.

Services

Mains electricity, private water supply with drainage to a septic tank. The property is double glazed throughout and benefits from oil-fired central heating.

Johnston Mains Farmhouse is in Council Tax Band E
EPC rating of F

Buildings

A full range of modern and traditional farm buildings in good order throughout and suitable for a variety of uses.

LOT 2
Johnston Mains Land - 125.12 ha (309.17 acres)

Description

The land to the south of Lot 1 forms an additional block of livestock grazing land divided into 8 main parcels with additional areas of woodland and forestry. The land, which has been run alongside the arable land to the north is in exceptional heart throughout and has been re-seeded as required. A huge investment has been made with a number of new fences being present while the majority of the hill land is surrounded by electric fencing. The fields are well drained and large enough to run high numbers of livestock comfortably on a rotational basis.

Altitude

The land sits at a height of approximately 140-277 metres above average sea level.

Soils
The land is predominantly Class 3:2, with the top of the hill being Classes 4 & 5 as per the James Hutton Institute Land Capability for Agriculture Land Classification and is generally capable of producing high yields of grass with occasional forage crops.

Sporting

The sporting rights are in hand but other than vermin control, no shooting currently takes place on the farm. There is however, huge potential to establish an in-hand shoot by utilising the varied topography and range of mixed woodlands on the property, particularly if purchased as a whole.

Location

Johnston Mains lies in the heart of the Howe of the Mearns, directly to the south east of Laurencekirk in a renowned farming area of Kincardineshire.

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Important Notice

These sale particulars were prepared on the basis of information provided to us by our clients and/or our local knowledge. Whilst we make every reasonable effort to ensure that they are correct, no warranty or guarantee is given and prospective purchasers should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact. Furthermore neither Bell Ingram LLP or its partners or employees assume any responsibility therefore. In particular:

  1. prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the structural condition of any buildings or other erections and the state of repair of any services, appliances, equipment or facilities;
  2. any photographs included in these particulars are for general information only and any furniture or contents shown in these photographs are not included in the sale unless this is expressly stated in these particulars; and
  3. any descriptions, measurements or dimensions quoted are approximate only and references to conditions, planning permissions, services, usage, construction, fittings & fixtures and moveable items are for guidance only.