CLOSING DATE SET – NOON on THURSDAY 26th SEPTEMBER
Braxfield Farm is a unique 4-bedroom country property set in a private location surrounded by approximately 72 acres of parkland and mature woodland. The property is steeped in history; originally a farm cottage forming part of Castlebank & Braxfield Estates. The cottage was extended in 1967 to form the property as seen today.
The remains of Braxfield House (B listed), understood to have been the birth place of Robert McQueen, Lord Braxfield and latterly the home of Robert Owen, a mill owner at New Lanark, are located to the west of the property amongst mature trees on top of the banks of the River Clyde. Although Braxfield House is now a ruin, the property still has a number of traditional features including the original estate road through undulating parkland, part of the original walled garden, a former dairy, and the stable block, all of which add to the property’s undisputable charm. The property benefits from a southerly aspect and has attractive views over open parkland and woodland.
All of the property outlined in red on the sale plan is subject to a clawback in favour of the vendor for 30% of any uplift in value as a result of any development for a period of 25 years from date of entry.
Braxfield Farm is located on the edge of the historic village of New Lanark, one mile south of the Royal Burgh of Lanark in South Lanarkshire. A popular commuter town, Lanark benefits from a wide variety of local amenities. In addition to a bustling high street there is a Tesco supermarket and out of town shopping centre. Commuter access to Glasgow and Edinburgh is excellent with direct services from Lanark Railway Station (1.5 miles) to Glasgow Central. Lanark also has good road links to Glasgow (33 miles) and Edinburgh (35 miles).
The property is surrounded by mature gardens comprising a number of planted borders, shrubs, patio and lawn, all surrounded by a low level stone wall. A large driveway to the north provides parking for a number of vehicles.
There are a number of outbuildings at Braxfield Farm including a B listed traditional stable block, a C listed former dairy, and a traditional barn with mezzanine floor. There is a variety of other general purpose storage sheds and livestock accommodation that have been added over time. The layout of the buildings with a central yard area, have enabled the current owner to create a run and handling area to assist when handling and working with sheep.
In addition, Braxfield Farm benefits from a half share of the original walled garden (C listed). This is currently utilised for sheep grazing however provides an excellent opportunity to re develop part of the original walled garden and return it to its former glory.
The land at Braxfield Farm extends in total to approximately 72 acres and comprises parkland, permanent pasture, semi mature woodland,
and approximately 960 metres of riverbank extending to the medium filum of the
It should be noted that the boundary at points A and B on the sale plan are not fenced and it will be a requirement of the purchaser to erect and maintain a suitable stock-proof fence.