• industrial barn
  • birds eye view of large barn
  • side view of rural house
  • front view of rural house
  • house with fence and field in countryside
  • back view of rural house
  • small shed in open field
  • Industrial barn side view
  • inside view of large barn
  • outside view of rural barn

Scotland, Aberdeenshire, Longside

POA Guide Price
  • Ref: P193
  • Type: Land
  • Availability: Sold
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

Modern broiler unit with five poultry houses, three residential properties and an office extending in total to approx 9.64 acres (3.9ha) on the outskirts of Longside.
VAT is applicable to this sale.
(Ref: P193)

Full Details

Sandyknapps Poultry Farm

Longside, Peterhead, AB42 4UD Located on the outskirts of Longside, Sandyknapps Poultry Farm comprises a modern broiler unit with five poultry houses, three residential properties and

an office.

Longside 1.5 miles

Peterhead 7.5 miles

Aberdeen 31 miles

Situation Sandyknapps is located in a rural area of Aberdeenshire but with good road links to the industrial town of Peterhead, only 7 miles to the east. Peterhead is dominated by fishing, agriculture and the North Sea oil industry and has good transport links to Aberdeen and The South.

Access Sandyknapps is accessed direct off the minor public road that runs north from Longside to the A952 just to the north of Mintlaw.

Directions From Aberdeen take the A90 north to Peterhead. Follow the A950 from Peterhead to Longside, turning right along Station Road. Proceed for approximately 1.5 miles and Sandyknapps is

on the left and identified with a Davidson & Robertson for sale board.

Description Sandyknapps extends to 9.64 acres (3.9ha) or thereby and comprises a modern broiler unit with five poultry houses, three residential properties and an office.

The poultry units have a productive floor area of 17,979 sq m (161,234 sq ft) and comprise five steel

portal frame, purpose built sheds with concrete floors and insulated profile steel roofing and

cladding. ices across Scotland and Northern England

Four of the units extend to 143m x 23m with 3m eaves while the fifth extends to 72m x 32m and has 3m eaves. All five units' are fully equipped with feeders and drinkers. The units have ventilation, heaters and daylight control systems. The five units have a capacity for approximately 325,500 birds

in total. There are galvanised feed silos supplying each individual unit.

The office is situated in a separate blockbuilt building to the east of the site which houses chemical storage and space for staff facilities. Adjacent to this building is a static caravan which can be utilised to provide further staff facilities. In addition, there is a modular unit sited adjacent to the farm entrance providing office space.

There are three residential properties on site which include:

Sandyknapps Farmhouse The farmhouse is located at the entrance to Sandyknapps and is a modern, detached bungalow with entrance hall, utility room, open plan kitchen/dining room, 4 double bedrooms, living room and bathroom. The property also benefits from double glazing, gas fired combi boiler with gas supplied from LPG tanks serving Sandyknapps Farm, ample parking and a useful storage shed.

Sandyknapps Cottage Sandyknapps Cottage is a traditional 2 bed, single-storey cottage comprising entrance porch, kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. This property is single storey and would benefit from modernisation throughout.

Riverview Cottage Riverview cottage is a traditional 2 bedroom cottage which comprises entrance porch, kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. The property lies to the east of the subjects and sits in an elevated position above the public road, providing lovely views across the open countryside. This property would benefit from modernisation or extension subject to the necessary consents.

Energy Performance Certificate

Sandyknapps Farmhouse - D

Sandyknapps Cottage - E

Riverview Cottage - D

Services The property is served by a 3 phase electricity supply and LPG heating. Please note the LPG tanks have been removed but the original compound and hardstanding area remains in place.

The residential properties and office benefit from drainage to private septic tanks with the waste from the poultry units to holding tanks. A PPC permit for intensive poultry production is in place for Sandyknapps.

Council Tax Banding& Rateable Value

Sandyknapps Farmhouse - C

Sandyknapps Cottage - B

Riverview Cottage - B

Caravan Rateable Value - £425

Sporting Rights Any sporting rights are included in the sale in so far as they are owned.

Mineral Rights To the extent they are included within the vendor's title.



Fixtures and Fittings Purchasers should note that the Seller reserves the right to remove the feeders, drinkers, heaters, generator and diesel tank however, these items may be available by separate negotiation. The LPG tanks are subject to a rental/supply agreement which is to be determined. These tanks belong to the gas supplier and may be removed.

Deposit A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be payable on conclusion of missives. This will be non-refundable in the event of the transaction failing to reach completion for reasons not attributable to the vendors or their agents.

Local Authority

Aberdeenshire Council

Buchan House

St Peter Street


AB42 1QF

Plans, Areas and Schedules These are based on the Ordnance Survey and Title Deeds and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the selling agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

Viewing By strict appointment with the Selling Agents.

An established biosecurity policy is in place at Sandyknapps Poultry Farm. Interested parties are requested to clean their boots prior to viewing and utilise the disinfectant provided by the vender on arrival.

Date of Entry

By mutual agreement.

Important Notes

VAT The vendor has opted to tax the property for VAT and as such VAT is payable on the sale price.

Lotting It is intended to offer the property for sale as a whole but the seller reserves the right to divide the property into lots, or to withdraw the property, or to exclude any property shown in these particulars..

Closing Dates A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have notified their interest through solicitors to the selling agents, in writing, will be advised of any closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The seller is not bound to accept the highest or any offer, or to go to a closing date.

Offers Formal offers, in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, along with the relevant money laundering paperwork in accordance with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017, through a Scottish Solicitor, to the Selling Agent.

Third Party Rights and Servitudes The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others, whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied

themselves in all respects thereof.

Selling Agents

Davidson & Robertson

Unit 2

Market Street



AB42 4NH

Tel: 01771 613 717

Fax: 01771 613 382

Email: sales@drrural.co.uk

Web: www.drrural.co.uk

Acorus Rural Property Services Ltd

The Old Market Office

10 Risbygate Street

Bury St Edmunds


IP33 3AA

Tel: 01284 753 271

Web: www.acorus.co.uk

PARTICULARS AND MISREPRESENTATION - These particulars are produced for the guidance of prospective purchasers and although they are intended to give a fair description of the property they do not constitute or form any

part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise. Any measurements or distances referred to should be considered as approximate. No responsibility can be accepted for any

expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting a property that has been sold or withdrawn.