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Prime Scottish Livestock Farm on the Market

H&H Bowe have announced the opportunity to buy a prime stock rearing and finishing ring fenced farm at Kirtlebridge near Lockerbie in the heart of Dumfrieshire.

Bonshawside Farm
Bonshawside Farm

The sale of Bonshawside Farm includes the 6 bedroom farmhouse, 4 bedroom bungalow, a superb range of farm buildings and 131.21 acres of grazing land. The farm is available for £1.075 million as a whole or as 2 separate lots.

The land and buildings at Bonshawside Farm are designed to support its herd of commercial beef cattle and allowing for the easy management and feeding of this livestock. Lot 1, with a guide price of £750,000, includes the farmhouse and over 120 acres of land bordered by hedges and fences. The land suitable for mowing, grazing or cropping lies to the north and east of the farmhouse and steading. Divided into useful enclosures, it is watered by a mains supply and is accessed from a central hardcore track.

Sales agent Alistair MacMillan says, “This is an excellent opportunity to buy a well maintained, ring fenced livestock farm and we are already receiving considerable interest particularly as it is fairly unusual for a farm on this size to come onto the market at this time of year. The land and buildings are both of excellent quality and the number of farm buildings for this type of farm is exceptionally high.”

The extensive range of well maintained farm buildings includes

  • Boiler House/Stables
  • A Moist Grain Tower
  • 50 tonne Boythorpe store.
  • 2 Cattle Courts
  • Slurry Store
  • Barn/Cattle Shed
  • Silage Clamp
  • Traditional Range
  • Handling yard with range of brick built buildings including Feed Store, 3 Loose Boxes, Workshop and Loose House

The large traditional farmhouses has been improved and renovated to a high standard and would make an ideal family home. Downstairs there are two living rooms, a dining room, a kitchen with a large pantry and utility room, a shower room, a family bathroom and an office. Upstairs there are the 6 bedrooms.

Lot 2 with a guide price of 325,000 has 10.6 acres of land and a bungalow which was built 12 years ago. It comprises a kitchen/diner with utility room, living room, dining room and four bedrooms including a master en-suite.

Bonshawside Farm is close to the hamlet of Kirtlebridge in the Dumfriesshire countryside. However the main M74 motorway is only 3 miles from the farm connecting it to Carlisle, Edinburgh and Glasgow. A wide range of amenities can be found in Lockerbie, Annan and Carlisle with international airports located at Glasgow, Edinburgh and Newcastle.

Bonshawside Farm is for sale by private treaty Lot 1 has a guide price of offers over £750,000 and Lot 2 has a guide price of offers over £325,000.

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