***closing date - Wednesday 19/09/2018 at 12 noon***
Easter Jackston, Longmanhill, Banff, AB45 3RS
A productive mixed farm near Banff with 4-bedroom farmhouse, range of versatile farm buildings and farmland extending to 93.5Ha (231 acres) or thereby. For sale as a whole.
Easter Jackston Farmhouse is a traditional stone and slate dwelling providing spacious family accommodation across 2 floors. The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:
Front Porch, Hallway, Dining Room, Living Room, W.C, Kitchen, Utility Room.
Bedroom 1, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4 and Shower Room.
Mains Electricity, Private Water Supply, Private Drainage, Telephone.
Energy Performance Certificate
Easter Jackston benefits from a range of useful farm buildings extending to approximately 2820m2 that complement the farmland. These can be summarised as: Grain Store, Modern Cattle Court, Cattle Court, Machinery / Storage Shed, Storage Shed and Workshop.
The land at Easter Jackston is made up of 10 fields of iacs registered farmland extending to 93.51Ha (231 acres) or thereby as per the attached plan. The land is south facing in nature and lies at an altitude of between 100m-165m above sea level. According to the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research (now the James Hutton Institute), Easter Jackston is classified as Grade 3(1) and 3(2) land.
Common Agricultural Policy
bps Entitlements not included in sale price but available by separate negotiation.
Easter Jackston is found in a pleasant location overlooking surrounding farmland with views towards the Banff & Buchan coastline. Set back from the road, Easter Jackston benefits from a peaceful rural setting but still within easy reach of Banff and Macduff.
Primary education is found at the nearby Macduff Primary School (3.5 miles). Secondary education is available at Banff Academy (6.5 miles). Separated by the River Deveron, Banff and Macduff provide a good range of shops, supermarkets, services and other facilities, such as the Deveron Community and Sports Centre. Attractions in the area include Alvah Bridge and the Georgian mansion, Duff House. This grand house is surrounded by parks, walks and an 18-hole parkland golf course. Macduff is home to a challenging 18-hole links golf course and the Macduff Marine Aquarium.
The wider Banff & Buchan coastline is home to a number of scenic spots and picturesque villages providing further sporting and outdoor leisure opportunities.
The property enjoys good transport links with direct access onto the A98 which provides easy access to Fraserburgh further east, and Turriff to the south. Both towns provide a wider range of services, amenities and supermarkets.
Aberdeen is only 44 miles in distance and provides a wide range of facilities and services including theatre, universities and extensive shopping facilities as well as airport links to UK and overseas destinations.