Prime Aberdeenshire farm comes onto the market

Skares Farm, Aberdeenshire
Skares Farm, Aberdeenshire

Skares Farm, a compact upland arable and stock farm with a three bedroom farmhouse in Aberdeenshire, is available for buyers to purchase as a whole.

The farm is situated in the Glens of Foudland approximately seven miles southeast of Huntly on the A96.

Skares Farm, Aberdeenshire

Skares Farm, Aberdeenshire

The farm extends to 212 acres in total including approximately 173.61 acres that is arable and improved pasture, while an additional 34.47 acres is rough grazings and hill. The farmland is well fenced and watered and is ready for livestock grazing throughout. The land is mainly class 3(2) arable land on the James Hutton Institute’s Land Capability for Agricultural Index and is capable of producing a range of crops including cereals, peas and potatoes. The remainder is classified as 4(1) and 4(2).

Skares Farmhouse is a traditional one and a half storey, three bedroom property built of traditional harled stone with a pitched slate roof. There is a single storey scullery extension to the rear and a slate roofed bathroom extension to the side. It has aluminium framed double glazed windows and oil fired central heating.

Internally, the property is in need of modernisation and upgrading, and refurbishment is ongoing. Externally, it provides a range of modern and traditional outbuildings, including a steel framed dutch barn, cattle court and workshop/garage along with an extensive yard area adjacent.

Skares Farm is being marketed through Bell Ingram and is for sale as a whole for offers over £620,000.

Skares Farm, Aberdeenshire

Skares Farm, Aberdeenshire

James Petty of Bell Ingram in Aberdeen, said: “We are delighted to be able to offer Skares Farm to the market.

“It is a productive and well situated farm which includes 212 acres of mainly class 3 land. It is capable of supporting both livestock and arable production and I think this property offers excellent value for money.”

More information on Skares Farm can be found at www.bellingram.co.uk or by calling Bell Ingram’s Aberdeen office, 01224 621 300.