Savills | Mill Of Pert, Northwaterbridge, Laurencekirk, AB30 1QS | Property for sale
54.46 to 54.46 Ac(22.04 to 22.04 Ha)
Offers over £585,000 -​ £995,000(€677,239 -​ €1,151,886)

Mill Of PertNorthwaterbridge, Laurencekirk, AB30 1QS

  • Available in lots

Key features

  • Period Farmhouse with development opportunities
  • 54.46acres of arable land
  • 8 residential units
  • Easy access to A90
  • For sale as a whole or in 3 lots

AN ACCESSIBLE FIRST CLASS SMALL ARABLE FARM WITH SIGNIFICANT RESIDENTIAL ASSETS

About this property

  • Mill of Pert is an arable farm extending to 56.19 acres lying to the south of the river North Esk in Angus. The farm access track directly off of the A90 dual carriageway lies at the centre of the farm and also provides access to fishermen on the river beyond Mill of Pert.

    LOT 1: MILL OF PERT FARM

    In all, 54.46 acres (22.04 hectares) of arable land alongside a principal farmhouse which is currently split into four residential properties, a mill house and a triple garage.

    Main Farmhouse, West Farmhouse, West Cottage & South Cottage
    The original B Listed farmhouse was split up into 4 residential properties around 1983. The farmhouse and adjoining outbuildings are of harled stone construction under a slate roof. The property could be converted back into a principal farmhouse which would offer generous living accommodation or alternatively could be used as holiday cottage accommodation.

    The Mill House
    Set to the rear of the Main Farmhouse, the Mill House is a converted former mill of a stone construction under a slate roof. The lower level is used as a utility room which has a concrete floor and houses the boiler and wc. Steps lead to the entrance door, into the hallway off of which is a kitchen with floor and wall units and a Hotpoint electric oven. There is also a living room with large window offering far reaching views. The bathroom has a shower over bath and there is also a double bedroom. Upstairs are a further two bedrooms and a box room or dressing room.

    The land extends to 54.46 acres (22.04 hectares) of arable land. The remaining area comprises the internal tracks, dwellings and buildings.

    The land is predominantly classified as Class 2 with an area of Class 3(1) at the rear of the residential properties by the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research. The soil is of the Forfar series being made up of humus iron podzols derived from Lower Old Red Sandstone sediments. The land lies at approximately 30m above sea level. The land lies within the Strathmore, Fife and Angus Nitrate Vulnerable Zone

    The fields are of an easily worked size and are capable of growing a wide range of crops. Typical cropping includes spring barley, winter wheat and potatoes. The fields are accessed by the private access road serving the Property. The land is arable cropped and let for potatoes on rotation. The fields are fenced however are not stock proof.


    LOT 2: THE STABLE

    A semi-detached 2 bedroom bungalow formerly the stable block and barn which was converted in 2008.

    A traditional stone and slate converted stable block with views over the surrounding farmland. A front porch with cloakroom, currently used as an office space, leads to the entrance hall. The bright lounge with double doors leads to a patio area. A fitted kitchen with open plan dining area completed with integrated Belling electric oven and LPG gas hob and an integrated fridge freezer. The kitchen has a double door leading to the rear patio area. Utility room with floor and wall units as well as the boiler and hot water tank cupboard. The main hallway leading to two well-sized double bedrooms, one with built-in storage units. A family bathroom with separate free standing shower. A spacious master bedroom with en-suite shower room.

    Externally, there is a patio and gravel area to the rear of the property and a manageable small garden laid to lawn. To the front of the property is a graveled and paved parking area.


    LOT 3: THE BARN & EAST COTTAGE

    THE BARN
    A semi-detached 3 bedroom bungalow formerly the stable block and barn which was converted in 2008.

    A traditional stone and slate converted barn with views over the surrounding farmland. The front door leading to the main hallway with cupboard storage. A fitted kitchen with integrated Logik electric oven and hob leading through to the utility room with floor units and boiler cupboard. The lounge is a bright room with patio doors to a small patio at the front and rural views over the farmland and river North Esk. Three double bedrooms, one with an en-suite shower room. Family bathroom with bath and heated towel rail.

    Externally, there is a patio and gravel area to the rear of the property and a manageable small garden laid to lawn. To the front of the property is a graveled and paved parking area.


    EAST COTTAGE
    Set to the east of The Barn, formerly the bothy, lies East Cottage. A two bedroom detached cottage with adjoining lean to providing storage and houses the oil boiler.

    Externally, there is a small paved area and a garden laid to lawn, with views overlooking the river North Esk.

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Local information

  • Mill of Pert lies almost equidistant between Dundee and Aberdeen on the east coast of Scotland. It is situated on the county boundary of Angus and Aberdeenshire.
  • The county of Angus boasts fertile farmland, sandy beaches and glorious heather glens, and extends from Dundee to the south up to Montrose in the north. The local primary school is at Luthermuir (4 miles), with secondary schooling at Brechin High School (5.5 miles). Private schooling is available at the High School of Dundee and at Lathallan. Shopping, business and banking services are found in Montrose, Forfar and Brechin. Both Montrose and Brechin have leisure facilities and Dundee has renowned cultural facilities including the new V&A, Scotland's first design museum.
  • The area boasts numerous golf courses, to the north lie Royal Aberdeen and Trump International at Menie, both well regarded links courses, whilst to the south are the courses of Carnoustie and St Andrews which have both hosted The British Open. More locally, there are challenging 18 hole courses at Edzell, Brechin and Montrose.
  • Recreational activities are diverse and include fishing on the rivers North and South Esk, shooting on local estates and traditional field sports in the Angus Glens which also have some of the best hill walking in eastern Scotland, together with skiing at Glenshee in winter. In contrast there are fine sandy beaches at Lunan Bay and St Cyrus.
  • Mill of Pert benefits from easy access to both Dundee to the south and Aberdeen to the north via the A90 dual carriageway. There is a mainline railway station at Montrose and Dundee, with regular services to Aberdeen and to the south, including a sleeper. Aberdeen Airport (38 miles) has a range of domestic and European flights. Edinburgh Airport (89 miles) is also within easy reach, and there are direct services from Dundee to London City.
  • The area is well served with grain and potato merchants, agricultural dealers and a successful machinery ring.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Brechin, join the A90 Northbound, once past the Stracathro Services turn off for the farm road is approximately 1 mile North accessed on the left hand side directly from the A90. From the Northwater Bridge Junction, join the A90 southbound and the farm track is accessed by crossing the centre reservation at the farm road end.
  • EPC Rating = C