Lockerbie, Dumfriesshire, DG11 1SQ
Offered for Sale
Offers Over £1,300,000
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South Cowshaw Farm is situated about 7 miles northeast of Dumfries just off the A701 and only about 9 miles distant from the A74 (M). The property occupies an elevated site and benefits from stunning panoramic views over the surrounding countryside and hills beyond.
South Cowshaw is an exceptional former dairy farm. The farm benefits from a traditional farmhouse, modern and traditional farm buildings and about 237.22 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. South Cowshaw also benefits from a farm bungalow, which is set in its own garden grounds and affords stunning views across the open countryside.
South Cowshaw boasts excellent communications and commuting links with both Glasgow and Edinburgh a little over an hour’s drive north and with the M74 adjoining the M6 at Gretna, the property is within commuting distance of some of the major centres. There is a main line railway station at Lockerbie & Dumfries, which runs a full timetable of services both north and south.
SOUTH COWSHAW FARMHOUSE
This traditional farmhouse occupies an elevated site and offers stunning picturesque open views over the surrounding countryside. The dwelling is traditionally stone built under a slated roof. The property at present offers comfortable family accommodation over two floors.
The steading buildings are a mixture of modern and traditional construction. For identification purposes we have included a numbered plan of the steading within the sales particulars (download by clicking the button on the left of the page), which should be referred to along with the details below.
SOUTH COWSHAW BUNGALOW
The Bungalow at South Cowshaw is situated within its own large garden grounds and benefits from the same stunning views as the main farmhouse.
South Cowshaw extends in total to about 244.13 acres (98.80 Ha), including the areas occupied by the steading, yards, access roads, woodland, etc.
The holding features 15 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 2017 (a copy of which can be made available for inspection from the sole selling agents during normal office hours).
South Cowshaw benefits from 96 units of region 1 entitlements with an illustrative unit values of €172.84 (Euros). The sellers will use their best endeavours to complete the necessary documentation to transfer any and all established Basic Payment Entitlements.
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