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Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Farmland for sale at CKD Galbraith

Scotland’s leading rural consultancy, CKD Galbraith, has recently brought three varying blocks of land to the Scottish market for prospective buyers to purchase as a whole or in separate lots.

The Land at Craigbeck Farm by Moffat (pictured above) extends to about 178.68 acres in total and is available as a whole or in two lots. Craigbeck enjoys a spectacular location in the hills of the Southern Uplands. The nearby town of Moffat, which is synonymous with its unique brand of toffee, provides a wide range of shops, leisure activities and agricultural services.

Lot 1 includes about 105.83 acres in total, comprising of 29.31 acres of grassland and 50.24 acres of permanent pasture and is mostly graded as 4(2). The fields are interspersed with several woodland plantations totalling about 20.83 acres which provide shelter and sporting potential. Also included in lot 1 is a level house site with full planning permission to erect a single story dwelling with a detached double garage (granted in May 2014 and subject to 75 Agreement). 

Available as lot 2 is about 72.85 acres of mainly pasture and rough grazing split between Grade 4(2) and 5(2). The land is also equipped with a modern cattle shed, two outdoor cattle courts and cattle handling pens. 

The property is ideally suited as an outlying holding to an existing enterprise or as a possible start for a new entrant to the industry. 

Land at Craigbeck Farm, by Moffat is for sale as a whole or in two lots, as follows:

• Lot 1: Offers Over: £330,000
• Lot 2: Offers Over: £210,000
• For the Whole: Offers Over: £540,000

The Land at Wellbank, by Dundee (pictured above), is about 46.63 acres in total and is for sale as a whole. This block of productive arable land is likely to appeal to nearby farmers looking to extend their existing operations or for investors looking to make a return in the longer term. The village of Wellbank is approximately half-a-mile away and the land benefits from good access to the City of Dundee. The land is scheduled as being principally Grade 3(1) with a small area of Grade 3(2), and has been cropped for a number of years.  

Land at Wellbank, by Dundee is for sale as a whole for offers over £400,000.

The final block of land brought to the central belt market by CKD Galbraith is the Land at Ledard Farm (pictured above), in Kinlochard near Stirling. For sale as a whole or in two lots the block totals about 23.70 acres of grazing land west of Loch Ard. 

Lot 1 is about 13.86 acres in total and is classified as Grade 5(2). There is approximately 1.85 acres of amenity woodland with the remaining area mainly down to pasture and rough grazing.

Lot 2 is about 9.84 acres and is located a further quarter of a mile along the public road. The land is Grade 5(1) with about 3.10 acres of improved grassland. There is also a private water supply to the west of the subjects.

Land at Ledard Farm, by Kinlochard is for sale as a whole or in 2 Lots, as follows:
• Lot 1: Offers Over: £25,000
• Lot 2: Offers Over: £25,000
• For the Whole: Offers Over: £50,000

Handling the sales for CKD Galbraith is Duncan Barrie, who said: “These three blocks represent the wide range of agricultural land currently available in Scotland, from the highly productive arable land in the east, mixed grazing and silage ground in the south west, to attractive grazing and amenity land in the central belt. We therefore expect each block to generate interest from a variety of different potential purchasers as a result.” 

For further information please contact CKD Galbraith’s National Farm Sales office in Stirling on 01786 434 600.

About CKD Galbraith 

CKD Galbraith is an independent property consultancy employing 225 staff in offices across Scotland including Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Cupar, Inverness, Castle Douglas, Ayr, Elgin, Galashiels, Kelso, Peebles, Alyth and Aberdeen, offering local knowledge, national expertise and enjoying an international presence. 

The firm is Scotland’s largest and leading rural consultancy managing in excess of 1 million acres of land across the country.

CKD Galbraith provides the full range of property consulting services across the residential, commercial, rural and renewable energy sectors throughout Scotland and northern England. The partnership also enjoys a successful relationship with its associate firm in London, CKD Kennedy Macpherson.

CKD Galbraith’s Ayr Office is a Founder Member of the Elite Ayrshire Business Circle.

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