Expansive livestock and arable farm on the market in Dalrymple, Ayrshire

For sale: Netherton Farm, South Ayrshire Offers over £1,650,000

An expansive, ring fenced livestock and arable farm with well-maintained steading and attractive 4-bedroom farmhouse has just come to market near Dalrymple in South Ayrshire.   

New to market, Netherton Farm is already attracting interest from potential buyers registered with Davidson & Robertson (D&R). Will Dalrymple, Associate at D&R said “ It will appeal to a those looking to upsize or expand as well as farmers from Northern Ireland or south of the border looking for great value for money. The lack of supply in the last year, coupled with growing demand for quality farms, makes this farm a very attractive proposition.”

The farm extends to 399.44 acres (161.65 ha) or thereby lying between 65 – 120m above sea level. It is ring fenced – albeit split into two blocks by a road. It has large field enclosures and is mainly laid to grass with some barley and potential for more to be grown.

The substantial farmhouse is attractive with large kitchen/diner, dining room and two reception rooms. Upstairs are four bedrooms, family bathroom and office. There is a mature enclosed garden and a vegetable garden.

Land: The farm extends to 399.44 acres (161.65 ha) or thereby lying between 65 – 120m above sea level. Large field enclosures with good road access. It is ring fenced – albeit split into two blocks by a road. Predominantly laid to grass with some barley, (more can be brought into the crop rotation), with the majority suitable for mowing and cropping.

According to the James Hutton Institute’s Land Capability for Agriculture Classification, the land ranges from Class 3.1 to 4.2. It is predominantly laid to grass with some barley grown. The vast majority is suitable for mowing and cropping.

Except for 2 water meters servicing 5 water troughs from the mains supply, all other water is provided by natural springs and water courses.

Netherton lies wholly within a Less Favoured Area and therefore qualifies for LFASS payment. The Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) Entitlements are included in the sale.

Farm Buildings: Traditional farm buildings form a courtyard adjacent to the farmhouse, with a range of modern farm buildings situated to the rear and adjacent to the traditional steading. The steading includes traditional byres and Dutch barn, plus livestock, machinery and general-purpose sheds, grain store and a modern slurry ring.

House: Netherton Farmhouse is a large, attractive two storey dwelling of stone construction under a pitched slate roof. It faces south west and is nestled into a small, wooded hillside to the south east.

There is a large kitchen with front and rear facing windows, fitted cupboards and a two oven AGA oil fired range. The large utility room has space for white goods and a back door to the far steading and outbuildings. The ample ground floor room also includes two lounges and a large dining room.

Upstairs are three large double bedrooms and a single bedroom, plus an office, walk in cupboard and family bathroom.

Gardens: The mature south west facing garden is a mix of lawn, shrubs and flower borders enclosed by a stone wall and railing fence. The farm also has a vegetable garden to the rear of the steading.

Location: A Situated 1.4 miles south west of Dalrymple in South Ayrshire, the farm is approximately 6 miles from Ayr where there are good links to Glasgow. The area is well serviced for the agricultural community with agricultural merchants, suppliers, veterinary practices, and the Ayr Livestock Mart approximately 7.5 miles from the farm.

For sale enquiries, call Will Dalrymple or D&R Sales Team on 0131 449 6212, email sales@drrural.co.uk or visit www.drrural.co.uk

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