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Lot 2: Parkhead Farm — 322 Acres
Lot 2 extends to approximately 322 acres in total and includes 285 acres arable and 4 acres pasture/grazing. The land gently rises from the River Ericht, which forms the north and east boundaries, from 36m to 62m above sea level. Lot 2 can be irrigated from the River Ericht which is pumped to water storage tanks situated adjacent to the general purpose shed adjacent to the seasonal workers’ accommodation site.
The farm buildings at Parkhead were formerly utilised as a dairy building and are now generally unused. The buildings have previously benefitted from planning permission (application number 09/00133/ fll) for 11 houses spread across the site including the existing cottages.
1. Traditional Range
Constructed of stone under a slate roof, comprising the former milking parlour, bulk tank room and stores.
2. Calving Shed
Steel portal frame construction over former traditional stone and slate buildings, concrete floor, part Yorkshire boarding and corrugated roof.
Timber frame construction clad and roofed in
4. Cubicle Shed
Steel portal frame with timber sleeper walls,
concrete floor and corrugated roof.
5. Loose Housing
Steel portal frame, concrete floor with a corrugated roof.
6. Feed Store
Steel frame with profile sheet cladding and roof with a concrete floor.
7. General Store
Steel frame with corrugated tin cladding under a corrugated roof.
There are two former dwelling houses, Dairyman’s Cottage and a Bothy, which require full refurbishment.
On the western boundary of Parkhead there are a number of static mobile homes and a general purpose store. The general purpose store is of steel portal frame construction under a double pitch profile sheet roof. The store is currently used as an
accommodation block for seasonal workers and includes shower, WC facilities and communal areas.
Wester Parkhead Farmhouse and Cottage lie adjacent to the public road at the entrance to the farm buildings. The farmhouse is currently in a poor state of repair and is in need of full refurbishment, but would be an ideal site on which to build a new farmhouse (subject to obtaining the
necessary planning consents) at the heart of the larger farm. The cottage adjoins the farmhouse and lies adjacent to the Parkhead driveway. It is of
stone construction under a pitched slate roof with a single storey harled block extension. The layout and room dimensions are as shown on the
The farmhouse and cottage are surrounded by gardens and a shared courtyard area for parking.
Easter Parkhead Cottages No.1 & 2 are a pair of semi-detached cottages sited at the end of the access road to the farm steading at Easter Parkhead.
The cottages are of harled block construction under a pitched tiled roof.
The accommodation of each cottage can be summarised as follows:
Hallway, kitchen, sitting room, bathroom, three bedrooms and adjoining garage.
Each cottage has a garden to the rear and side of the property.
General Remarks and Information
Strictly by appointment with either of the
selling agents. Given the potential hazards of
a working farm, we request you take care when
viewing the property, especially around the
farmyards. Internal viewing of Wester Parkhead
is prohibited (for health and safety reasons).
From the south and Perth take the A93 toward
Blairgowrie. Continue on this road through Scone and Guildtown. Cross the River Isla and continue for approximately 1 mile. Turn right onto the B984 signposted Coupar Angus.
Follow this road for approximately 3 miles and turn left at the crossroads. On entering Rosemount take the right-hand turn signposted for Parkhead. Follow this road and the farm buildings will be on your right-hand side. The postcode is PH10 6LP.
Entry and possession
Vacant possession and entry will be given
subject to such existing agreements as may not
have expired as at a mutually agreed date of
Fixtures and Fittings
The fixtures, fittings and light fittings in the
vacant houses will be included within the sale.
Purchasers should be aware that certain fixtures
and fittings may be owned by the tenants and
Energy Storage Compound
The seller will reserve a head lease of up to 30 years over up to 2.5 acres of land to the north-east of the steading at Parkhead Farm for the development of a utility scale battery storage facility, where the tenant will have full responsibility for reinstatement of the land at the end of the term. Further details are available on request from the seller’s agents.
Services, Occupancies, EPC Rating & Council Tax
The properties are sold subject to and with the
benefit of all existing private and mains services
including electricity, drainage and water.
The purchaser(s), in addition to the purchase
price, will be obliged to take over and pay for at a valuation to be agreed between two valuers, one acting for each party, or an arbiter appointed by the valuers, or failing agreement as to the appointment by the President, for the time being, of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Scottish Branch), the following items so far as belonging to the seller and not excluded by the seller from the sale:
1. All cultivations carried out in preparation for the current crop valued on a labour and machinery basis.
2. All growing crops, on a seeds, labour, lime,
fertiliser, sprays and machinery basis with an
increment representing the enhanced value of the establishment and age of such crops.
3. All hay, straw, fodder, roots, silage and
farmyard manure and other produce at market value.
4. All oils, fuel, fertilisers, sprays, chemicals, seeds and sundry at cost.
5. All polytunnels including raised tables and
irrigation systems so far as belonging to the seller.
6. All static caravans.
7. Basic Payment Entitlements.
Note: If the amount of the valuations has not
been agreed on the date fixed for completion, then the purchaser shall pay to the seller such a sum as the selling agents shall certify on account at the valuation pending agreement.
Should the payment not be made within seven days then interest will become payable on outstanding monies at 5% over Bank of Scotland borrowing rate.
Servitude Rights, Burdens, Wayleaves and Statutory Public and Other Access
The property is sold subject to and with the
benefit of all existing servitude and wayleave
rights, including rights of access and rights of
way, whether public or private. The property is
also sold subject to the rights of public access
under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003.
The purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied
themselves as to the nature of all such servitude
rights and others following their solicitor’s
examination of the title deeds.
There is a bridleway running east along the
Ardmuir road before turning south over Monk
On the north boundary is a public footpath
(Kitty Swanson’s Way) following the River Ericht.
There is a main gas pipeline which runs east to
west through the southern part of the farm.
There are wayleave agreements with Scottish
Hydro-electric and BT.