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Newton of Menie Farm, Balmedie, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB23 8YJ

Offers Over - Under Offer


Closing date: 30 Oct 2019 12pm

Perth Office - 01738 621 121

84 acre farm with 3 bedroom traditional farmhouse and range of farmbuildings close to Aberdeen.
***Closing Date Set for Wednesday 30 October 2019 @ 12 noon***

To make an enquiry, arrange a viewing or request a free market appraisal of your own property call James Petty on 01224 621 300 or contact James via Email.




Under Offer


  • Traditional 3 bedroom Farmhouse
  • Range of traditional farm buildings
  • 33.19 Hectares (82.01 Acres) IACS Registered land
  • Good Access to Aberdeen
  • EPC Rating F
  • Available as a whole.
  • Approximately 34.10 Ha (84.26 acres) in all
  • Closing Date 30/10/19 @ 12 noon
  • Extending to approximately 82 Acres (33.19 Hectares)
  • Closing Date - 30 Oct 2019 12pm



Newton of Menie farmhouse is a detached three bedroomed one and a half storey house, with a bothy and washhouse adjoining the property and a separate garage. The property has timber framed single glazed windows and oil fired central heating. There is a small walled garden to the front with the farmyard and buildings at the rear.

Ground Floor
Entrance Hall, Bathroom, Living Room, Sitting Room/Bedroom and Kitchen.
First Floor
Two bedrooms and large landing with built-in storage cupboard.

The farmbuildings comprise a traditional stone and slate U-shaped steading with lean-to barns and stores adjoining and nearby.

Stone steading – east wing – 11.5 x 5.1m; north range – 24.2m x 6.9m; west wing – 21.0m x 5.3m
The U-shaped steading is constructed with stone walls with slate roof. there is cart shed in gable end of the east wing of the steading with barn behind and loft above with outside stone steps providing access. The north range of buildings comprises a cattle court of double byre width which has been made more accessible by heightening the gable end door. The west wing of the steading comprises a barn and implement store with small stone lean-to building adjoining.

Stone store – 8.4 x 3.4m
Small detached stone walled building with corrugated steel roof situated at the front of the steading courtyard.

Timber framed barn – 22.0 x 5.3m
Timber pole barn at the rear of the steading with timber truss roof clad with corrugated fibre cement sheeting.

The land is a mixture of arable and permanent pasture extending to approximately 33.19 hectares (82.01 acres) IACS registered land. According to the James Hutton Institute (formerly Macaulay Land Use Research Institute) 1:50,000 Land Use Capability for Agriculture maps, the land is classified as approximately 70% Grade 3.1, and 30% 3.2. Land ranges in altitude from 75 m to 90 m above sea level. The land is gently sloping allowing easy field working. The majority of the fields are in grass for grazing or mowing although most of the fields would be capable of growing crops. Field water troughs are connected to the private water supply.

Basic Payment
The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements are available by separate negotiation.
Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves
The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others whether contained in the Title Deeds or others, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all respects thereof.


The property is for sale with vacant possession. Entry by agreement.
Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents following inspection.
Bell Ingram Aberdeen
2 Albert Street, Aberdeen AB25 1XQ
01224 621 300

Mortgage Finance
Bell Ingram are approved agents for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) who provide loan funding for farms and rural businesses at competitive rates. We can provide assistance in securing finance for various purposes including purchase of land and property, restructuring existing debt, working capital, funds for diversification projects or farm building improvements. If you would like to find out more or discuss your proposals in confidence please call Sarah Tyson on 07710 308614 or email sarah.tyson@bellingram.co.uk


Newton of Menie Farm is located just two miles north of the village of Balmedie, nine miles south of Ellon and ten miles north of Aberdeen. Good local amenities are found nearby at Balmedie, including a small supermarket and pharmacy, primary school, library, sports centre as well as various takeaways.

The location of this property provides easy access to to the Balmedie and Newburgh junctions on the Balmedie – Tipperty dual carriageway meaning the farm could be developed as a residential holding. the farmhouse is in need of upgrading however it along with the traditional steading provide development opportunities to create desirable residences within easy commuting distance of Aberdeen. The land is of a manageable size to be used as a small farm or as an equestrian operation.



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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.