CLOSING DATE SET - MONDAY 2ND SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 12 NOON
Lot 1 Low Bowhill
The holding extends to approximately 92.2 acres (37.31
hectares) in a ring fenced block and includes a traditional
farmhouse (presently in a derelict condition) and a range of
buildings including a high level slatted shed with capacity
for 120 head of cattle. The farmhouse has a southwesterly
aspect with outstanding views over surrounding countryside
and together with the steading offers an opportunity for an
exciting redevelopment of the site (subject to obtaining the
The farm is accessed over a private shared road and sits in an
elevated position with gently sloping south facing enclosures.
The land is a mixture of grades three and four according
to the James Hutton Institute, and is all laid down to grass.
The holding lies between 170 metres to 220 metres above
sea level and offers good grazing and cropping potential,
bounded by stock proof fencing and with water via mains and
spring fed water troughs.
The land shaded purple on the sale plan is owned but
excluded from the sale. This includes the wind turbine
situated to the northern boundary of Lot 1. The hatched
area on the sale plan identifies the land over which there
is a restrictive burden in connection with the turbine. No
structures can be placed on this area, nor can trees, shrubs or
bushes of more than 4 metres in height be cultivated. Full
rights of access and services will be retained over Lot 1 to the
Low Bowhill Farmhouse
Low Bowhill Farmhouse is a traditional farmhouse of stone
construction with a pitched slate roof. The farmhouse has
been vacant since approximately 2006 and is now in a
derelict state of repair requiring complete refurbishment. We
understand the farmhouse accommodation presently consists
of kitchen/dining room, sitting room and two bedrooms.
Externally the farmhouse benefits from a southwest facing
aspect over a large garden and open countryside with
outstanding views. To the rear, there are further traditional
buildings in a courtyard formation providing a parking area.
Low Bowhill Farm benefits from a range of buildings as set
1) Hayshed (18.2m x 5.1m) Steel frame construction with
timber trusses and corrugated iron cladding.
2) Traditional outbuilding (11.2m x 5.6m) and (5.5m x
5.5m) Stone construction with a pitched slate roof. Part
of the steading roof has been removed.
3) High level slatted cattle court (31.5m 17.8m) Brick
construction with an asbestos roof. Slurry storage below.
4) Silage pit Concrete panel and timber sleeper
construction with earth bank extension.
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