Nether Contlaw is a small south facing farm close to Aberdeen City Centre, in one of the most favoured suburbs of Aberdeen and with distant views to Clachnaben and Lochnagar.
The farm extends to 76.3 acres and is offered for sale as a whole, or in 5 lots, or in any combination of lots. The property offers great flexibility to be used as a farm, an equestrian property or to be developed for wildlife.
Lot 1 Nether Contlaw Farmhouse with Steading and 9.38 acres
Offers over £550,000
An extended traditional farmhouse built of stone under a slate roof, with a recently added conservatory.
The house sits in a commanding position with a panoramic outlook over the Dee Valley. A tarred drive leads from the minor public road down the hill to a turning area beside the house.
The house is approached through the west facing porch into the dual aspect kitchen, which has a picture window to the west affording magnificent views up the Dee Valley.
From the kitchen, with doors off to the utility room and a store cupboard, a door leads to the dual aspect sitting room with dining area, with an open fire; the Bon Accord conservatory added in 2001 is accessed off the kitchen.
The entrance hall has doors to the garden, farm office/study and to the downstairs bedroom (4) which has an ensuite shower room.
From the front hall stairs lead to the first floor, the south facing master bedroom, bedrooms 2 and 3 and the family bathroom.
There is a concrete block garage beside the house (5.3m x 4.61m).
The house has an attractive garden and it is proposed to include a paddock to the west and north with the house.
The grain store (17.9m x 5.2m) in front of the house, workshop, drier shed and lean-to (12m x 4.8m) have been granted planning permission for conversion to a dwelling (Ref:APP/A3/2216). Also included with this package will be the lean-to implement shed (16.4m x 3.8m) which has block walls and a corrugated roof.
Lot 2 Nether Contlaw Steading and 9.75 acres
Offers over £190,000
A range of traditional and modern farm buildings with permission for conversion of part into residential.
The steading is approached down a separate drive to Lot 1, with the traditional buildings to the right of the drive and the modern buildings to the left.
The traditional buildings comprise a U-shaped steading with open courtyard and tractor shed. The buildings are of stone under a corrugated roof. Planning permission has been granted (Ref: A3/2216) for the conversion of this U shaped building into one house and the tractor shed into a garage/workshop. Further details available on request.
Included with Lot 2 is to be an 8.6 acres field, with public road frontage. The field is currently in pasture and is just to the east of the cattle court. Half an acre has recently been planted in native woodland along the road frontage
Lot 3 Pony Paddock 4.1 acres
Offers over £30,000
With access to Contlaw road this paddock would be ideal for horses. The field is currently in grass.
A new hedge along the boundary fence to the south was planted in 2011.
Lot 4 Mossbrodie Fields - About 21.88 acres
Offers over £130,000
Two fields in front of Nether Contlaw Steading, both of which are good arable fields classified by the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research as Class 3(2). They have a southerly aspect and lie between 100m and 115m above sea level.
Field 8 is currently in spring barley.
Field 10 is currently in pasture and will be silage. A new hedge along the boundary fence to the south was planted in 2011.
Access to the fields, if sold separately, will be through Lot 2.
Lot 5 Nether Contlaw Fields About 30.4 acres
Offers over £150,000
Three fields, one of which has public road frontage to Culter House Road and Contlaw Road.
Field 1 is partly in spring barley and part has recently been created into a wetland and species rich grassland, together with a small pond, to increase biodiversity on the farm.
Fields 2 and 5 are in grass and a good track connects these fields to the farm buildings. There is a water margin on the southern boundary.
Situated 7 miles west of Aberdeen, Nether Contlaw Farm is ideally situated for swift access (20-30 minutes) into the city centre. The communities of Peterculter, Cults and Bieldside provide a range of grocery shops, newsagents, churches, restaurants and public houses, as well as a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities.
Nether Contlaw falls into the school catchment area for Peterculter Primary School and Cults Academy. There are free taxi/bus services for children to both schools.
Aberdeen provides all the ancillary leisure, recreational, shopping, entertainment and cultural facilities expected of a city. Its status as the 'oil capital' provides the city with an airport, which has an extensive range of domestic and European flights. There are also regular inter-city services from the city's railway station.
Aberdeen city provides considerable choice of educational facilities with a number of private schools including The Hamilton School, Robert Gordon's College, St Margaret's and Albyn School. The newly built Aberdeen International School at Pitfodels is around a ten minute drive. The city also boasts two universities, and several colleges for further education.
Health and Safety
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