Snab Farm - Lot 1

Waterbeck, Lockerbie, DG113HP

A productive farm or smallholding extending to around 64.15 acres (25.96 hectares) in area with a detached three bedroom bungalow, a large range of livestock, storage buildings, surrounding areas of permanent grassland and a building at Kennedys Corner. This is an ideal holding for stockrearing and finishing with good equestrian and leisure potential. EPC=E

Snab Farm is situated in an attractive rural area of Dumfriesshire with its rolling hills and extensive areas of woodland yet only about 5 miles north east of Junction 20 on the A74(M) Motorway. The city of Carlisle lies about 19 miles to the south east with the towns of Lockerbie and Annan lying 12 miles so the north west and 10 miles to the south west respectively. The village of Eaglesfield then lies 4 miles to the south west with the smaller village of Waterbeck lying about 2 miles to the west. The position of the property is shown arrowed and circled on the attached small and larger scale Location Plans.

From Junction 20 on the A75(M) Motorway travel east along the B722 through the village of Eaglesfield. Continue straight through the village, without turning left along the B722 to Waterbeck, and continue along this minor road past the Springkell Estate on the left. Continue along this road until you arrive at a minor crossroads and turn right and head for Langholm. The entrance to Snab Farm is then situated on the right and about 1 mile from this minor crossroads.

Snab Farm is a productive stockrearing and finishing farm extending to around 64.15 acres (25.96 hectares) in area. It includes a three bedroom bungalow with a large range of livestock and storage buildings adjoining together with the adjoining grassland. There is also a pole shed with stackyard/small paddock adjoining the property known as Kennedy’s Corner as well as a detached loose box with lean-to with small open yard across the minor public road from this property.

There are primary schools at Eaglesfield and Hotts, near Waterbeck with a secondary school at Lockerbie. There are also a good range of shops and other services in Annan and Lockerbie, as well as a station on the main West Coast Line at Lockerbie, with a full range of shops and other services available in Carlisle.

Snab Farmhouse and steading has the benefit of mains electricity and water with septic tank drainage from the dwelling to a septic tank installation. A telephone is then fitted in the house subject to British Telecom regulations.

Sporting and Mineral Rights
Insofar as they are owned by the Vendors these are included in the sale at no additional charge.

Fixtures and Fittings
All fitted carpets, floor coverings and light fittings in Snab Farmhouse are included in the sale unless otherwise specified in the particulars.

Council Tax
Snab Farmhouse is assessed under Band C for council tax purposes.

Entry and Vacant Possession
Entry and vacant possession of the property will be given upon completion of the sale(s) at a date to be mutually agreed.

The purchaser will be required to take over the silage in the silage barn. The quantity and value of this crop will be assessed by C & D Rural upon completion of the sale.

Basic Payment Scheme and Less Favoured Area Support Scheme
The land is all registered with SGRPID and eligible for payments under the Basic Payment Scheme and Less Favoured Area Support Scheme. The Vendors have claimed under these Schemes for 2017 and these payments will be retained by them. Region 1 Basic Payment Scheme Entitlements will be transferred across to the purchaser(s) fortheir use in 2018 and thereafter.

Vendors’ Solicitors
John Roddick & Son (Alistair Beckett dealing), 52 High Street, Annan, Dumfriesshire, DG12 6AL. Tel: 01461 202674 email:

Wayleaves, Servitudes and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all reservations, servitudes, rights of way and other matters whether public or private and whether constituted in the title deeds or not.

Offers for the property as a Whole or for any Lots should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to C&D Rural, Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5LY. Those parties wishing to be informed of a closing date for offers should notify the Selling Agents of their interest as soon as possible to ensure that they are contacted. The Vendors and the Selling Agents do however reserve the right to sell privately without imposing a closing date and do not bind themselves to accept the highest or any offer.

A 10% deposit on the purchase price will be payable to the Vendors’ Solicitors on conclusion of Missives. This deposit will be non returnable in the event of the purchaser failing to complete the sale for any reason not attributable to the Vendors or their Agents.

The balance of the purchase price is payable on the date of entry and interest at 4% above the Clydesdale Bank base rate will be charged on the balance of the payment from the date of entry until paid.

Strictly by appointment with the Sole Selling Agents Tel: (01228) 792299 or email:

Snab Farmhouse
A detached three bedroom bungalow which provides very comfortable accommodation and which has the benefit of uPVC framed double glazed windows and external doors, electric night storage heaters and a conservatory.

The accommodation briefly comprises:-

4.54m x 2.51m with electric radiator, uPVC double glazed windows and entrance door with doors leading to store, utility room and kitchen.

Utility Room
1.89m x 1.86m with plumbing for automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and uPVC framed entrance door to kitchen.

2.79m x 0.90m approx.

3.92m x 3.59m with fitted wall and floor units with worktops over and tiled splashbacks, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving and 15 pane glazed door to living room.

Living Room
5.27m x 3.62m with electric fire and surround, night storage heater, central light fitting and 15 pane glazed door to hallway. (Please note that the light fitting is not included in the sale)

4.02m x 3.95m max with uPVC framed front entrance door with side panels, night storage heater, doors off to three bedrooms and bathroom and ceiling hatch to loft (please note that the central light fitting is not included in the sale).

Bedroom 1
4.65m x 3.62m with built in wardrobe with shelving above and electric wall heater. (Please note that the light fitting is not included in the sale).

Bedroom 2
4.66m max x 3.59m max with electric wall heater (please note that the light fitting is not included in the sale).

Bedroom 3
3.59m x 2.76m with built in cupboard with shelving (please note the light fitting is not included in the sale)

Shower Room
2.31m x 2.14m with wash hand basin, W.C. and corner shower cubicle with electric shower and electric wall heater.

Garden Areas With raised flower beds, shrubs and chippings to the rear of the bungalow and flagged area, wall, raised flower beds, chippings and parking area to the front

The Farm Steading

These include the following:-

10.67m x 5.32m approx. - timber framed with corrugated metal roof and side cladding and earth floor with disused feed bin to the rear.

Implement Shed
15.50m x 7.91m approx. – timber framed and open fronted with concrete block walls with corrugated metal side cladding above, corrugated metal roof and hardcore floor.

Byre for 15
15.21m x 4.21m approx. internally - built of stone walls under a corrugated metal roof.

Former Dairy
4.40m x 2.76m approx. internally - built of brick walls under a sheeted roof with disused feed bin adjoining.

Covered Livestock Handling Pen
14.70m long x 4.27m wide approx. - built of concrete block walls and piers with a corrugated metal roof and attached to the barn range.

Barn Range
16.00m x 4.19m approx. internally - built of stone walls under a slate roof and part lofted with stables.

Three Ring Slurry Tower 17.00m diameter approx.- with slatted reception pit and slurry pump

Silage Barn
18.30m x 10.30 approx - steel framed with concrete block walls with sheeted roof and concrete floor.

Lean-to Cubicle Shed
18.30m x 6.50m approx. - steel framed with sheeted roof, concrete block and stone walls, concrete floor and cubicles for 30.

Lean-to Cubicle Shed
18.30m x 6.50m approx. - steel framed with sheeted roof, concrete block and stone walls, concrete floor and cubicles for 30.

Monopitched Roofed
18.30m x 6.85m approx. - built of concrete block walls with corrugated
Cubicle Shed metal roof and concrete floor with cubicles for 33.

Silage Pit
18.30m x 8.76m approx. - with concrete block walls and concrete floor.

Silage Clamp
18.30m x 8.76m approx.- with earth bank walls and concrete floor.

Cubicle Shed with Calf Creep Area
31.50m x 7.11m approx. - built of concrete block walls with space boarding above and monopitch box profile roof with part concrete floor and providing cubicles for 32 with adjoining calf creep area.

Lean-to Cattle Court
36.00m x 7.50m approx. with pole uprights with box profile roof, part concrete floor and feed barriers along one side.

Two Loose Boxes
6.68m x 10.00m approx – situated at Kennedy’s Corner with one built of stone under a box profile sheeted roof and lean-to built of concrete block walls under a corrugated metal roof.

Pole Shed
15.00m x 12.80m approx - situated near Kennedy’s Corner and built of timber poles under a corrugated metal roof.

The Land
This is made up of ten convenient sized enclosures of permanent grass conveniently situated around the farm steading which all have good access either off the public road or through the steading. There is no mains water supply to the fields and they are watered either from natural sources or a temporary water pipe from the farm steading.

Schedule of Area

Areas taken from SGRPID digital plans & Promap


Field No Description Hectares Acres

1 Permanent Pasture 4.18 10.33
2 Permanent Pasture 1.68 4.15
3 Permanent Pasture 1.69 4.18
4 Permanent Pasture 1.11 2.74
5 Permanent Grass 2.12 5.24
6 Farmhouse & Steading 0.65 1.61
7 Permanent Pasture 1.95 4.82
8 Permanent Grass 2.72 6.72
9 Permanent Grass 4.48 11.07
10 Pole Barn & Stackyard 0.16 0.40
11 Loose Box, Lean to & Yard 0.03 0.07
12 Permanent Grass 2.76 6.82
13 Permanent Grass 2.43 6.00





Guide Price: Offers Over £450,000