A HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE AGRICULTURAL SMALLHOLDING IN A SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION OF DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY
- TRADITIONAL THREE BEDROOM COTTAGE
- SMALL MODERN AGRICULTURAL STEADING
- RING FENCED FARM
- BASIC PAYMENT ENTITLEMENTS
- ABOUT 58 ACRES OF ARABLE & MOWING LAND
- EPC – F (38)
- IN ALL ABOUT 58.76 ACRES (23.78 HECTARES)
- LOT 1 - £270,000
- LOT 2 - £360,000
- AS A WHOLE - £630,000
Marchdyke is conveniently located just south of the village of Dalton and about 8 miles southeast of the busy market town of Dumfries in Dumfries & Galloway.
Marchdyke is a productive agricultural smallholding occupying an elevated site with far reaching views over the Solway Firth and the Lake District. The property affords the opportunity to develop an agricultural, equestrian or any other tourist based enterprise in a rural yet accessible area of Dumfries & Galloway.
The nearest village to Marchdyke is Carrutherstown, which is a thriving small semi-rural community boasting a number of tourist attractions, to include the newly refurbished Kinmount Hotel, the renowned Hetland Garden Centre, a recently opened gin distillery and visitor centre at nearby Dalton. The village occupies a central position within Dumfries and Galloway and is ideally located for access to the main arterial routes, putting the property within easy commuting distance to major centres, both north and south.
LOT 1 - House, agricultural buildings & about 2.17 acres of land
Marchdyke is a traditional brick built cottage under a tiled roof. The property has been adequately maintained, however would benefit from a cosmetic upgrade.
Enclosed garden grounds around the cottage, detached garage with up and over door, recently re-clad agricultural sheds with electricity and water laid in. Private driveway.
Located to the south of the dwelling house is a single grazing paddock extending to about 2.17 acres. This paddock is suitable for equestrian or agricultural usage.
LOT 2 - About 55.84 acres of agricultural land
THE LAND AT MARCHDYKE
The land amounts to some 55.84 acres contained within five field enclosures. The fields have good roadside frontage and at present are all down to and is grass for grazing and or silage. The land is mainly graded 3² on the Macaulay Land Capability Scale, as produced by the James Hutton Institute and is capable of growing a wide range of cereal or forage crops.
The land is registered as an agricultural holding with a main location code and a Land Maintenance Form will be provided to the successful purchaser(s).