Kelso

Cragside, Hume, Kelso, Scottish Borders, TD5 7TR

£235,000


Quick Summary

Price £235,000
City Kelso
Status Sold STCM
Size (Acres)
Beds 0
Bathroom 0
Garden 0
Parking Spaces
Period

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Galashiels Office
01896 751300

Rarely available on the open market, Cragside is a former Department of Agriculture smallholding situated in a commanding position adjacent to Hume Castle and with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and to the Cheviot Hills.

LOT 1
Cragside Farmhouse.
Farm buildings.
Permanent grassland extending to 10.42ha/25.75 acres or thereabouts.
LOT 2
Permanent grassland extending to 16.57ha/40.94 acres or thereabouts.
Sheep handling pens.
LOT 3
Permanent grassland extending to 2.63ha/6.50 acres or thereabouts.

Location
Cragside is situated on the western edge of the rural settlement of Hume,approximately 7 miles north of the popular Borders town of Kelso and 9 miles south west of Duns ヨ the county town of Berwickshire in which Cragside is situated. Both Kelso and Duns provide a wide range of facilities including schools for all ages ヨ with a recently constructed High School at Duns and one to be built shortly in Kelso. The Borders area is well known for the quality of life offered and is easily accessible with good road links to Edinburgh and Newcastle upon Tyne as well as a mainline railways station at Berwick upon Tweed and the recently reinstated Waverley Line from Edinburgh which terminates at Tweedbank, 17 miles to the west.

General Description
Cragside is a former Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland smallholding created in 1930 when the house and farm buildings were constructed. The property extends to 29.62ha/73.19 acres of IACS registered farmland together with a detached three bedroom single storey farmhouse and a compact range of farm buildings. The land, which is all laid to grass, has all been allocated within Region 1 for Basic Payment Scheme purposes and entitlement will be available for purchase at valuation. The property also benefits from Less Favoured Area Support Scheme Payments.

Directions
From Kelso take the B6364 through Stichill to Hume. At the top of the hill take the left turn through Hume passing Hume Castle on the left. Cragside is on the left hand side as you leave the settlement.

LOT 1
Cragside Farmhouse
The farmhouse is a single storey detached dwelling constructed in 1930 out of harled brickwork under a slate roof. It is largely original and would benefit from modernisation as well as offering scope for extension. The property comprises:
Entrance Hall
Providing access to the living room and two bedrooms.
Bedroom
3.89m x 2.82m max
Bedroom
2.75m x 2.75m max
Livingroom
4.96m x 3.66m max
Tiled fireplace with back boiler heating domestic hot water.
Bedroom
3.43m x 3.05m
Bathroom
With white suite.
Kitchen
Extended galley kitchen / utility area with shelved pantry.
Outside
Shared access to the house and farm buildings. Surrounding garden area laid mainly to grass.
Farm Buildings
Situated to the north and west of the house there is a compact range of farm buildings including:
Brick byre Built with ancillary storage areas.
Three bay Dutch barn, part lofted.
Two bay Dutch barn.

LOT 2
Permanent pasture extending to 16.59ha/40.94 acres or thereabouts and including sheep handling pens.

LOT 3
Permanent grassland extending to 2.63ha/6.50 acres or thereabouts.

Services
Mains water
Mains electricity to Lot 1.
Private drainage.
In the event that the property is sold in lots arrangements will be made to provide a water connection to individual lots.

Council Tax
Cragside is assessed to Council Tax Band C.

EPC Rating
The farmhouse is included within EPC Band G12.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Minerals
Mineral rights are excluded.

Basic Payment Scheme
The land is all included within Region 1 for Basic Payment Scheme purposes and the Basic Payment Scheme entitlement will be available for purchase at valuation. All payments under the Basic Payment Scheme and Less Favoured Area Support Scheme relating to the 2016 scheme year will be retained by the vendor.

Servitudes, Wayleaves and Easements
There is a public right of way over the track marked blue lying between Lots 1 and 2. In addition there is a public right of way over the track which runs along the western boundary of the property.

Tenancies
There are no tenancies affecting the property.

Development Clawback
The sale of Cragside will include a clawback clause in respect of any uplift in
value as a result of future residential development on the land.

Viewing
Strictly by prior appointment through the sole selling agents, Edwin Thompson
LLP, Chartered Surveyors.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in July 2016.

Rarely available on the open market, Cragside is a former Department of Agriculture smallholding situated in a commanding position adjacent to Hume Castle and with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and to the Cheviot Hills.

Lot 1 – Offers Over ᆪ235,000
Cragside Farmhouse. Farm Buildings. Permanent grassland extending to 10.42ha/25.75 acres or thereabouts.

Lot 2 – Offers Over ᆪ125,000
Permanent grassland extending to 16.57ha/40.94 acres or thereabouts.

Lot 3 – Permanent grassland extending to 2.63ha/6.50 acres or thereabouts – Lot 3 is UNDER OFFER

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