A traditional well maintained stock rearing farm located in a peaceful but accessible location with 3 bedroomed Farmhouse and range of useful modern and traditional agricultural buildings. Land extending to 196.67 ha 485.98 acres or thereby in total,
including woodland extending to approximately 17.64 ha (43.60 acres) and 3200 metres of single sea trout and salmon fishing rights on the adjacent Liddel Water.
For sale as A whole or in two lots.
Demainholm Farmhouse is a traditional stone and slate two storey 3 bedroomed property that has been extended to provide spacious family accommodation over two floors.
The internal layout is shown on the attached floor plan, but in summary the accommodation comprises:
Bathroom, open kitchen/living room, pantry, utility room, second pantry, living room, front porch.
Bathroom, bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3 and a box room.
The property is served by oil fired central heating with an open fire in the sitting room, gas fire in the living room, and oil fired Rayburn in the kitchen.
The farmhouse occupies an elevated position in the centre of the farm and offers pleasant views over its own land and beyond.
There are a range of modern and traditional buildings at Demainholm Farm and Under Burnmouth, the agricultural buildings would lend themselves to a variety of uses.
The buildings can be summarised with approximate areas as follows:
1. Cattle Court (24m x 12m)
2. Range of Stores in the courtyard (x2 (23m x 7m))
3. Dutch Barn with Lean– to (18m x 11m)
4. General Purpose Shed (22m x 15m)
5. Range of Stores (35m x 7m)
6. Range of Stores (25m x 7m)
7. Machinery Store (23m x 7m)
Under Burnmouth Farm
1. Dutch Barn with Lean– to (16 m x 6m)
2. Cubicle Shed with Lean– to (29 m x 16 m)
3. Cubicle Shed (22 m x 20 m)
4. Range of Stores ( redundant)
All buildings at Demainholm and Under Burnmouth Farms are in a good condition for age and use and provide useful agricultural storage and livestock housing for a unit of this size.
The range of stores are no longer suitable for modern agricultural practice. However, these buildings do provide useful agricultural storage in their current state and may also provide development opportunities in the future, subject
to obtaining the relevant planning permission, in particular holiday accommodation given the area is popular with tourists and visitors.
The farmland at Demainholm and Under Burnmouth forms a compact block around a centrally located farmhouse and steading complex. The land is split in 40 fields and extends to 196.66 Ha (485.98 acres) or thereby. The farm lies at an
altitude of between 90m and 150m above sea level with some gently undulating land in parts.
According to the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research, the land is predominantly classified as grade 4(2), which is described as land capable of producing a narrow range of crops, primarily on grassland with short arable breaks of forage crops and 5 (2) - Land capable of use as improved
grassland. The farm qualifies for the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme.
The Field sizes can be seen in the field schedule attached but in summary comprise:
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In addition, the property includes single bank salmon and sea trout fishing rights for a 3200 meter stretch along the Liddel Water.
Services: Private water.
Access: Access is gained from the B6357.
Basic Payment Scheme
The sale does not include any Basic Payment Entitlements or lfass payments.Location
Demainholm and Under Burnmouth Farms are located on the border between Dumfriesshire and the Scottish Borders, lying in a picturesque and easily accessible rural location close to the village of Newcastleton.
The picturesque landscape of the Scottish Borders and South West Scotland is well known for the quality of its field sports including game shooting and salmon and trout fishing on the Border Esk River and River Tweed. Further outdoor sporting
opportunities available throughout the area include a variety of water sports, golfing, and mountain biking.
The village of Newcastleton, approximately 2.5 miles north of the farm provides a range of facilities including hotels, public houses, two cafes and a primary school.
The town of Langholm lies 12 miles west of the farm and provides further local services including Primary and Secondary schooling, hotels, shops, a Post Office and petrol station.
The area is well served by the agricultural sector with a wide range of suppliers and auction marts located in Longtown (13 miles) with Harrison & Hetherington auction marts at Carlisle (23 miles) and Lockerbie (29 miles).
Transport links are good in the area, the A7 and M74 provide excellent road access.Directions
From Canonbie head North East along the B6357, Under Burnmouth steading is situated 7.5 miles from Canonbie on the left, Demainholm Farm is situated 2.5 miles further along the road on the left. The properties are marked with H&H Land and Property sale boards.Services
Farmhouse - Mains electricity, private water supply, private drainage, telephone, UPVC windows.
Farm Buildings - Mains electricity, private water supply.
Approximately 200 round silage bales will be cut and stored at Demainholm steading which will be available to purchase by the successful buyer of Lot 1. The valuation will be undertaken by Harrison & Hetherington and their decision is final.
The vendor retains the mineral rights, an agreement will be needed should the vendor need to break the surface to work the minerals.
Sporting rights are in hand and included in the sale. Fishing rights are included.
Access is gained from the public road for Demainholm and Under Burnmouth Farms and from a private track for Land at Bankhead.
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Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is formally intimated to the selling agents following inspection, the agents cannot guarantee that notice of a closing date for offers will be advised and consequently
the property may be sold without notice.
Servitude Rights, Burdens and Wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The buyer(s) will be held to have satisfied himself/themselves as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.
The buyer(s) shall be bound to accept the title as it presently stands in the name of seller(s) and the conveyance in favour of the buyer(s) shall be subject to all the exceptions, reservations, burdens and conditions presently contained in the title deeds. There shall be excepted from warrandice
in the conveyance in favour of the buyer(s) any leases, tenancies, tenants’ rights, missives, agreements, rights of possession, rights of way, access rights, and sewerage and drainage facilities, and all other servitudes and other rights
without prejudice to the right of the buyer(s) to quarrel or impugn the same on any ground not inferring warrandice against the seller(s).
An election to charge VAT on the subjects has been taken.
Plans, Areas and Schedules
These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the selling agents but no warranty is given as to their accuracy and the property will be sold only on the basis of the seller’s title and as possessed. The buyer(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied himself/themselves as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.
Within 7 days of completion of the exchange of missives a non-returnable deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid. The balance of the purchase price will fall due for payment at the date of entry (whether entry is taken or not) with interest accruing thereon at the rate of 5% above
Clydesdale Bank plc base rate. No consignation shall be effectual in avoiding such interest.
Obligations of Purchasers
The sale is subject to all existing rights of occupation, whether under agreement or by law or custom or otherwise. Any obligations following upon these incumbent upon the seller(s) will be taken over by the buyer(s) who shall free and relieve the seller(s) of all claims for compensation under statute or otherwise. The seller(s) shall be under no obligation to obtain written or formal contracts, leases, agreements and others where these are informal or have not already been
reduced to writing.
All outgoings shall be apportioned between the sellers and the buyer(s) as at the date of entry.
Money Laundering Regulations
Prospective Buyers should be aware that in the event that they make an offer for the property, they will be required to provide us with documents in relation to Money Laundering Regulations, one being photographic id, i.E. Driving licence or passport and the other being a utility bill showing their address. These can be provided in the following ways: Call into our office with, or post to us, the original documents for us to copy; or a certified copy provided via your solicitor.