Ecclefechan, Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 3JF
Offered for Sale
Offers Over £1,300,000
Luce Mains Farm is situated about 4 miles from the town of Annan and the A74 (M). The property occupies an elevated site and benefits from stunning views over the River Annan and surrounding countryside.
Luce Mains is an exceptional former dairy farm. The farm benefits from a traditional farmhouse, modern and traditional farm buildings (requiring repair or replacement), and about 250 acres of agricultural land. The agricultural land is down to grass for grazing and conservation (silage or hay), however the land is capable of growing a wide range of cereal and other forage crops.
Luce Mains is situated on the periphery of the lovely countryside village of Brydekirk, which lies on the outskirts of Annan (4 miles approximately). Brydekirk benefits from a primary school and local inn, with the River Annan providing popular walks and fishing. The property is well placed to access all major road links and is around 4 miles from the A74 motorway, which is ideal for those commuting North and South.
LUCE MAINS FARMHOUSE
This traditional farmhouse occupies an elevated site and offers stunning picturesque open views over the surrounding countryside and the River Annan. The dwelling is traditionally stone built under a slated roof and would benefit from a degree of cosmetic modernisation. The property at present offers comfortable family accommodation over two floors.
THE FARM STEADING
The steading buildings are a mixture of modern and traditional construction and are mainly utilised for livestock overwintering and forage / general storage. These buildings would benefit from a degree of maintenance or replacement.
Luce Mains extends in total to about 257.75 acres (104.31Ha), including the areas occupied by the steading, yards, access roads, woodland, river bank, etc.
The holding features 27 specific field enclosures which are currently all down to grass for grazing and conservation (silage), however the majority are capable of growing cereal or other forage crops. The land is classified as predominantly yield classes 4 of the Macaulay Institute for Soil Research (Land Capability Study), as produced by the James Hutton Institute. The farm is self-sufficient in home grown forage and capable of any type of livestock production or cropping.
BASIC PAYMENT ENTITLEMENTS – IACS / SAF
The whole of the agricultural land has been allocated payment region 1 and is classified as LFASS. We are advised that the vendors are active farmers (as currently defined under EU Regulation 1307/2013 and the Scottish Statutory Instrument 2014/58). We are further informed that the sellers completed an IACS/SAF submission 2018 (a copy of which can be made available for inspection from the sole selling agents during normal office hours).
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