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Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Alvah

Price: £1,250,000

Sold - Freehold - Ref: P196

FOR SALE BY PRIVATE TREATY Freehold with vacant possession on completion

Situation/Location Strath of Brydock Poultry Farm is situated in a rural district in northern Aberdeenshire.

Banff 4.5 miles Turriff 12 miles Aberdeen 46 miles

Grid Reference: NJ 651 598

Description A modern broiler unit with four poultry houses, four bedroom Manager's house and

farm office.

Site total 3.75 hectares (9.27 acres)

Productive floor area 13,709 sq m (147,541 sq ft)

Poultry Buildings The buildings, which are about 17 years old, stand about 200m from the public road. They comprise four matching purpose built sheds of steel portal frame construction with insulated profile steel roofing and cladding and concrete floors. Each building is approximately 149m x 23m x 3m eaves and is divided into two equal sections with a central control area.

The buildings are currently equipped with feeders, drinkers, heaters, ventilation and daylight control systems for poultry production. Each building has four galvanised feed silos, externally situated. The authorised capacity of the buildings is 301,500 birds.

There is good access around the buildings with hard standings and surfaced access ways.

It should be noted that corrugated fibre cement sheeting used in agricultural buildings may contain forms of asbestos fibre.

Manager's House A detached 11/2 traditional farmhouse stands next to the access road. This is constructed of rendered stone under a slate roof.

Accommodation comprises: Entrance hall, utility room, dining kitchen, living room, toilet, 3 bedrooms, bathroom, additional bedroom reached by separate stair.

Outside the garden ground has been laid with stone chips for ease of maintenance. There is ample parking.

Council Tax - Band D

Farm Office There is a separate office building with provision for staff facilities and chemical storage along with a back-up diesel powered generator. Additional office space is provided in a modular unit sited adjacent to the farm office.

Planning The buildings may be suitable for a range of alternative uses subject to obtaining planning approval for change of use. Interested parties should make their own enquiries to the local authority.

Services The property is served by a 3 phase electricity supply.

Drainage from the house and office is to septic tanks and there are holding tanks for effluent and washing water from the poultry buildings.

Heating is by LPG, with tanks situated adjacent to the office building.

Local Authority

Aberdeenshire Council

Winston House

39 Castle Street


AB45 1DQ

Tel: 01261 813210

Directions The farm is reached by an unclassified public road off the A97, about 4.5 miles south west of Banff.

Fixtures and Fittings Prospective Purchasers should note that the Seller reserves the right to remove the feeders, drinkers, heaters, generator and diesel tank although these items may be available for separate purchase by agreement.

The LPG tanks are subject to a rental / supply agreement which is to be terminated. The tanks belong to the gas supplier and may be removed.

IPPC Consent The farm is currently operated with the benefit of consent under the Pollution Prevention and Control (Scotland) Regulations 2000, Permit Number PPC/A/10/1016792 (copy available on request). Subject to agreement of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, the Seller will cooperate with the Purchaser to arrange the transfer of the consent to the Purchaser if required.

Servitude rights, burdens and wayleaves The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves or any other third party rights howsoever constituted.

Mineral rights Mineral rights will be included in the sale insofar as the Seller has rights thereto.

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the selling agents Acorus and Bidwells, Aberdeen office.

Acorus Rural Property Services

The Old Market Office

10 Risbygate Street

Bury St Edmunds

Suffolk IP33 3AA

Tel: 01284 753 271


Joint Agent:


70 Carden Place


AB10 1UL

Tel: 01224 974 130


Deposit A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will become payable to the Seller within seven days after conclusion of missives. Interest at 4% above the Bank of Scotland base rate shall be payable on the purchase price from the date of entry until paid and that notwithstanding that the Purchaser may not have taken entry. If the Purchaser fails to make payment within 14 days of the date of entry with all accrued interest, the Seller shall be entitled to resile from the missives and resell the subjects of sale without prejudice to his rights and to recover damages from the Purchaser.

Titles The Title Deeds are available for inspection by a prospective Purchaser or his agent by prior appointment at the offices of the Seller's solicitors. Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, stipulations, special conditions of sale and missives of sale the last shall prevail.

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