Savills | Land At Upper Barrack, Auchnagatt, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 8TT | Property for sale
78.39 Ha(193.71 Ac)
Offers over £1,100,000($1,312,812)

Land At Upper BarrackAuchnagatt, Ellon, Aberdeenshire, AB41 8TT

  • Freehold

Key features

  • About 193.71 acres
  • Block of bare farmland
  • Class 3(2) and Class 4
  • Available as a whole
  • Good access from public road network

191 acres of bare land near Auchnagatt

About this property

  • The land at Upper Barrack extends to 191.85 acres (77.64 hectares) or thereby of arable and grazing land arranged over 17 enclosures.

    The land is gently undulating in nature and is currently down to pasture for grazing but is capable of growing a range of crops. The fields are of a good size and benefit from stockproof fencing and waterings. The fields are accessed either internally or via the public access road.

    The land lies between 90m and 170m above sea level and is classified by the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research as predominantly class 3(2) with a small area of class 4(2) in the middle of the holding. The soils are made up of mineral podzols of the Strichen series.

Local information

  • Land at Upper Barrack lies on the outskirts of the village of Auchnagatt which is situated between Turriff and Peterhead in Aberdeenshire.
  • The county of Aberdeenshire is recognised as one of Scotland's principal livestock regions and is excellently suited for mixed farming enterprises. The area is well served by agricultural suppliers including grain merchants and agricultural dealers. There is a successful local machinery ring and a weekly livestock market at Thainstone Agricultural Centre near Inverurie (25 miles) and United Auctions at Huntly Mart (38 miles).

Additional information

  • Tenure - The land is currently let on a seasonal grazing agreement terminating on 15th November 2022.
  • Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements are not included in the sale but may be available to purchase at Market Value from the outgoing tenant.
  • Services - A number of the field troughs are fed by a mains water supply however there is a spring fed private water supply serving fields on the south side of the public road.
  • Directions: From Auchnagatt heading North on the A948, take the first road on the left signposted Barrack and follow the road for approximately 2.3 miles. The land at Upper Barrack is on either side of the public road. The nearest postcode for the land is AB41 8TT.