Bids open for rare bid for a rarely available lifestyle property on Arran

14/06/2024
Bellevue Farm on Arran

A RARELY available lifestyle opportunity to acquire Bellevue Farm, Sliddery, Isle of Arran KA27 8PB, a compact property and land holding with panoramic sea views is being marketed in three lots by solicitors Watermans and DM Hall, one of Scotland’s largest independent firms of chartered surveyors. The closing date for offers is Tuesday 18 June 2024 at 12 noon.

Lot 1 comprises a three-bedroom farmhouse with two currently let one-bedroom cottages, outbuildings, planning consent for a three-bedroom house and 7.1 acres of adjoining land and is available at offers over £355,000.

The charming country property, a traditional 1.5 storey stone-built farmhouse with a painted exterior under a slate roof, is in move-in order throughout.

There is a garden, laid to lawn with a stone boundary wall to the front of the property and a concreted yard area to the rear, providing useful parking and access to the workshops/sheds. There may be scope to extend the property further into the farm buildings, subject to obtaining the necessary consents.

Planning permission has been granted for a new three-bedroom house on the farm, subject to conditions, to replace a shed adjacent to the cottages.

Lot 2 comprises land extending to approximately 62.64 Acres with a Guide Price of £200,000. Historically used for cattle and sheep, it offers good grazing and is well drained and well managed. The land is predominantly Class 4.1 for agriculture and class F4 for forestry according to the James Hutton Institute. Lot 2 will not be sold ahead of Lot 1.

Lot 3 comprises land extending to approximately 7.73 Acres with lapsed planning consent for a camping and caravan site. The Guide Price is £45,000.

Sliddery is a hamlet located at the rural south western tip of Arran. Nearby Kilmory is an extension of the community, with a Primary School and a Village Hall. Sliddery is also on the Arran Coastal Path and a variety of other trails nearby.

The property is within easy reach of local facilities at Blackwaterfoot. Brodick is the port from which a regular daily sailing service leads to the mainland at Ardrossan with trains to Glasgow.

Darren Lee of Watermans said: “Bellevue Farm is a a fantastic lifestyle opportunity and represents a chance to add significant value. As such it is one that is rarely available.” 

Jennifer Campbell of DM Hall’s Rural Property team said: “Bellevue Farm offers a unique opportunity to acquire a wonderful island property with great potential, which historically served as a traditional working farm for many years.

“There are genuine opportunities, subject to the necessary consents, for significant development of the site, either in its entirety or as individual lots. But you will have to be quick: the closing date for offers is noon on Tuesday 18 June.

“For all enquiries relating to Lot 1 please call Watermans on 01770 461682 or email westcoast@watermans.co.uk.

“For all enquiries relating to Lot 2 and Lot 3 please call the rural team at DM Hall on 01786 833800 or email  rural@dmhall.co.uk.”

Please note that all offers relating to the closing date should be sent to rural@dmhall.co.uk.

DM Hall has a network of offices across Scotland and in 2023 expanded into the North of England with the acquisition of Hyde Harrington, an established firm of Chartered Surveyors based in Carlisle and Kendal.

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