Dumfriesshire stock rearing and finishing farm

Bonshawside Farm, Kirtlebridge, near Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire
Bonshawside Farm, Kirtlebridge, near Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire

H&H Land and Property has just announced the sale of Bonshawside Farm, an excellent stock rearing and finishing farm, located close to the small hamlet of Kirtlebridge, near Lockerbie in Dumfriesshire.

Sitting in a ring fence extending to just over 125 acres, the farm has an extensive range of traditional and steel portal frame buildings, together with a spacious six bedroom farmhouse.

The farm is for sale by Private Treaty through the Carlisle office of H&H Land and Property with offers over £700,000 being invited.

All of the land at Bonshawside Farm is currently laid to grass, with some of the fields having been reseeded in 2014. It is high quality cropping, grazing and mowing land and is split into ten fields, with the largest being 27.5 acres. With the fields bordered by a combination of hedges and fences, the land is watered by a mains water supply and benefits from a hard core road.

Commenting Alistair MacMillan, Property Advisor at H&H Land and Property, said: “This is a very well maintained farm in the prime stock rearing area of Dumfriesshire. The buildings are extensive and have been well looked after, as has the large detached six bedroom farmhouse. This is a very accessible, ready to walk into farm offering a great deal of potential.”

The extensive range of traditional and modern farm buildings include a large six bay concrete portal frame building with a concrete floor. There is a large steel portal frame building with block walls and Yorkshire boarding. Channels beneath a slatted floor with two drive through feed passages are fitted with automatic chain scrapers.

The steading also includes a concrete handling yard, general purpose and livestock sheds, a silage clamp with concrete floor and timber sleeper walls, a Boythorpe 50,000 gallon three ring slurry store, and 3 loose boxes.

The farmhouse stands slightly separate from the buildings and is well maintained benefiting from double glazing and oil central heating, a new boiler and oil tank were installed in 2011.

The land is registered for Basic Payment purposes, and the sporting and mineral rights are included in the sale. Viewings are strictly by appointment and should be arranged through the Carlisle office of H&H Land and Property on 01228 406260.

H&H Land and Property is one of the North’s largest firms of chartered surveyors and specialist rural advisors in the region, with farming clients across southern Scotland, the North West and North East with a number of farms and parcels of land currently on the market. In addition to its Carlisle Office, the company has a North East Office in Durham, one in Kendal and a satellite office near Penrith.