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Carscreugh Farm, Glenluce, Wigtownshire – Lot 1

Glenluce Wigtownshire DG8 0NU

OFFERS OVER £3,695,000 | Farm | 5 bedrooms

Carscreugh is an extensive 1,666.57 acre livestock farm which is well known for its Scottish Black Face sheep flock. The farm lies between 52m and 162m above sea level and produces good crops of silage in the lower grass parks. The higher ground provides excellent grazing for the Carscreugh hefted flocks. The Farm has a large and impressive farmhouse, a cottage, a traditional steading and a range of modern buildings.
Lot 1 - Carscreugh Farm
Farmhouse
The farmhouse at Carscreugh offers a spacious two-storey home with traditional features sheltered by a stone and slate construction. The property boasts large bay windows and traditional fireplaces with an enclosed garden.
The accommodation compromises: entrance hall, drawing room, sitting room, inner hall, dining room, kitchen, front porch, downstairs bathroom and ground floor store. The first floor offers four capacious double bedrooms and a large family bathroom. There is a back staircase from the kitchen which leads to an old ‘maid’s bedroom’, this is currently used for storage.
The enclosed garden includes a large lawn surrounded by flower borders, mature trees and shrubs.. A particular feature of the garden are three palm trees that thrive due to the mild climate at Carscreugh. To the rear of the house
there is a hard standing for vehicle parking. The house is serviced by mains electricity, a private water supply and drainage is to a septic tank. The house is fully double glazed with central heating supplied by an oil-fired boiler.
Carscreugh Cottage
The cottage is a single storey building comprising of sitting room, kitchen, bathroom and three bedrooms. The cottage is serviced by mains electricity, a private water supply and drainage is to a septic tank. The central heating is provided
by an oil-fired boiler and the cottage is fully double-glazed.
This property also benefits from an enclosed garden and parking area.
The cottage is situated a stone’s throw from the rear of the farmhouse and is approached by a private driveway from behind the farmhouse.
Buildings
The buildings at Carscreugh include a traditional stone-built steading and a range of modern farm buildings.
Cattle Court 1: a steel portal construction under a
corrugated roof with concrete panel walls. The building consists of 5 bays and has locking yokes and a water supply.
Cattle Court 2: a steel portal construction under a box profile roof with concrete panel walls and Yorkshire boarding over partial concrete partial earth floor. The shed has a cantilevered feed passage and a water supply.
Hay/ Straw Shed and Lean-to: a steel portal framed building with a corrugated roof over partial concrete and partial earth floor.
Traditional Steading: of stone construction in poor condition, the building is set out around a courtyard with an open gap access. The steading features a variety of cattle handing facilities which will require modernisation.
General Purpose Shed: a steel portal framed building under a corrugated roof, the shed has 5 bays.
Sheep Handling Facilities: located to the rear of the buildings at Carscreugh.
General Purpose Shed at Dervaird: to the rear of the property selling antiques, is a steel portal framed building with corrugated cladding. The shed has 5 bays.
There are two derelict farm cottages which could provide an opportunity for re-development into additional on farm accommodation
Land
1,536.02 acres of predominantly rough grazing land with several good quality silage fields, the land is classified as a mixture of Class 4.2, 5.2 and 6.3 according to the James Hutton Institute of Land Classification.
This land is split by the main access road to Carscreugh and is predominantly accessed internally or directly via a road or track. The altitude varies between 52m and 162m above sea level and is widely undulating. Most of the higher grazing land is fairly open in large stock proof enclosure and all fields are stock proof from either post and wire fencing or stone dykes in good condition.
Carscreugh has a hefted flock of Scottish Black Face sheep. Further details of the flock is available from the selling agents. A purchaser of the farm will be obliged to purchase these flocks in addition to the land at an independent valuation.
Windfarm
Within Lot 1 is the footprint of Carscreugh Wind Farm, which is being retained by the vendors of the farm. The wind farm was constructed in 2014 and is operated by RES. The area of the windfarm is identified on the sale plan shaded blue and extends to approximately 350 acres. Although the vendors are retaining this area, the purchaser of Lot 1 will be granted the right to graze the land under the wind turbines on a grace and favour basis. It is anticipated that the area hatched red will be available to purchase albeit a small area may be retained.
Lot 2 - South Dervaird Lands
129.13 acres of rough grazing land predominantly of Grade 5 according to the James Hutton Institute for Land Classification. This block of land is to the south of the A75. This lot features a loch at the northern end, providing amenity and a wonderful habitat for wildlife. The fields are stock proof with fences and gates in good condition.
Lot 3
A single field enclosure located on the southern side of the A75 trunk road. This field has its own access directly off the main road and water supply. The field extends to approximately 1.42 acres