Offers Over £445,000
Wee Westlinbank Farm Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, ML10 6RH
- Attractive country house
- Established and thriving boarding Cattery business
- Wonderful views
- Grazing land divided between 2 enclosures 1.14 Acres (0.46 Ha)
- Highly accessible
- 1.54 Acres (0.62 Ha) in all.
Wee Westlinbank Farm is the most charming property of traditional construction under a slate roof with a combination of harled, painted and white washed render. The property is set in idyllic surroundings, bounded by open fields and wonderful views. Originally serving as a dairy farm Wee Westlinbank has been considerably extended and adapted to provide extensive accommodation over two levels with secondary accommodation, significant outbuildings and a thriving cattery business.
The property is accessed via a country road with an expansive driveway to the side and front offering parking for several vehicles. The grounds have all been landscaped providing several seating areas, sun traps and pretty gardens attracting an abundance of wildlife. The property has paddocks to the south and north which are suitable for grazing and amenity purposes, providing privacy and shelter to the property.
Internally the property has been cosmetically upgraded throughout in recent years and offers the buyer a property in move-in order with an abundance of character with spectacular spaces for entertaining. The old byre which forms the extension has impressive double height ceilings with exposed beams and a woodburning stove and a triple aspect to the surrounding lands. The property has been a much loved family home for many years and as such offers flexible accommodation with the potential to provide guest house accommodation and further income potential from a detached guesthouse with a WC and space for a kitchenette. The accommodation of the main house comprises:
Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule. Family room open plan to fully fitted Kitchen with an electric range oven, kitchen island and pantry cupboard. Utility room/ boot room. Shower room (WC, WHB, showering cabinet).Dining room with woodburning stove and storage cupboard. Master bedroom with walk in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom (WC, WHB, bath, showering cabinet). Living room with dining area and wood burning stove. Bedroom 2 with French doors leading to a private terrace (ideal guest bedroom). Formal entrance vestibule to the front.
First Floor: Bedroom 3 and Bedroom four both with in-built wardrobes. WC (WC and WHB).
Garden grounds: A courtyard to the front provides a sheltered sun spot, ideal for alfresco dining. There are generous gardens to the rear with a sun terrace, herbaceous beds and shrubs and an open outlook to the paddock to the south.
Guest House 4.56m x 4.39m: White washed stone building under a slate roof with velux windows. Studio bedroom and WC (WC and WHB), also suitable as a home office (services are connected to the main house). The guest house enjoys its own parking area.
2 Stone Bothys 1.7m x 7m: White washed stone building under a corrugated roof providing a log store and chicken coop.
Workshop 5.3m x 4.2m: Timber frame construction clad in timber with corrugated roofing with electric and water supplies
Double Garage 9.6m x 5.3m: Timber frame construction clad in corrugated sheets with electric supply currently used for storage.
The grazing land predominantly falls to the south of the property and extends to approximately 1.14 acres (0.46 Ha) in all.
The land has a mainly southerly aspect and has been classified as Grade 4.1 by The James Hutton Institute. The land has historically been used for cattle but more recently for equestrian and sheep grazing purposes. The fields provide shelter and privacy to the boundaries of Wee Westlinbank Farm. All fields are easily accessible and serviced by either mains or natural fed water sources and have excellent fenced boundaries (all upgraded within the last five years) with vehicular access to the fields to the south only. The land is offered with vacant possession.
THE WEE FARM CATTERY
Established over three years ago, The Wee Farm Cattery is a thriving business which has more than doubled its’ income in its third year of trading. The fully functioning purpose built modern building was architect designed and constructed in 2016 providing a reception area, kitchen and food preparation area, indoor and outdoor runs and 12 units with a capacity for up to 30 cats at one time. The insulated and heated cattery consists of 12 individual rooms with 10 rooms accommodating up to 2 cats and a further 2 rooms accommodating up to 5 cats.
The 2 larger rooms (2m x 1.9m) have their own private outdoor roofed space (2m x 1.7m), accessed via a cat flap, for up to 5 members of the same family to enjoy playing/ lounging in the fresh air.The 10 smaller rooms are 1.5m x 1.9m which allows plenty room for 2 cats from the same family to reside together. Five of these rooms also have their own private outdoor roofed areas (1.5m x 1.7m) accessed via a cat flap and the remaining 5 rooms have an opening window secured with a wire box and a deep windowsill to allow the cats access to fresh air and views of the surrounding countryside. In addition there is one covered outdoor area (1.75m x 2m) located at the end of the building.
Included within the sale will be the website which provides full details of the business for sale: http://weefarmcattery.co.uk/where-are-we/ Please contact the selling agents for further details including trading accounts for the Wee Farm Cattery.