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Attractive Stock Farm For Sale in Central Scotland

A great opportunity to buy a well-equipped amenity and livestock farm surrounded by rolling countryside.

New to the market Loanhead Farm is an attractive stock farm totalling around 58.14 hectares (143.66 acres) situated in a peaceful area to the south of the small hamlet of Woolfords and only eight miles from West Calder. The property is easily accessed from Livingston and Edinburgh.

Included in the sale of Loanhead Farm is a traditional two-bedroom farmhouse, a modern two bedroom bungalow, a useful range of modern and traditional farm buildings and grazing and silage ground which extend to some 137 acres. The property is for sale as whole or as four separate lots, which may suit potential buyers looking to expand existing farming operations.

Loanhead Farmhouse is situated within the farm steading adjoining the traditional buildings. The accommodation comprises two bedrooms, a kitchen, sitting room, practical utility room and large attics space suitable as a snug or additional storage space.

The bungalow provides comfortable living accommodation with two spacious bedrooms. Formally a three bedroom property, a dividing wall could be easily erected to restore the third bedroom if desired.

The farm buildings are situated in a group and comprise an excellent range of buildings suitable for a variety of uses, they include:  modern workshop, several traditional store sheds and modern cattle sheds.

Duncan Barrie, handling the sale for CKD Galbraith, said: "Loanhead Farm offers a well-equipped amenity and livestock farm located in an excellent location. The farm is surrounded by rolling countryside but Scotland's capital city is only a short drive away.

"The farmland included in the sale is spilt into 17 enclosures with small pockets of amenity woodland. The property would give the new owners an exciting business platform with scope for further diversification, and other business, agricultural and equestrian uses."

West Lothian's largest town Livingston is only seven miles to the north of the property and has a superb variety of convenience and recreational facilities. There is also a great selection of outdoor and sporting activities available in the area with local golf courses in West Calder and Lanark; fishing on Coddinshaw loch as well as much enjoyed trails found in the nearby Pentland Hills.

Loanhead Farm is for sale as a whole with CKD Galbraith for offers over 730,000. Or in four separate lots as follows:

Lot 1: Loanhead Farmhouse, farm buildings and about 9.63 hectares (23.80 acres) of improved grassland and rough grazing, classified as Grade 4.1. Offers over 285,000.

Lot 2: Loanhead Bungalow and about 0.36 hectares (0.89 acres). Offers over 165,000. 

Lot 3: Land about 30.25 hectares (74.75 acres), predominantly down to a mix of pasture and grazing ground with a block of improved grassland, mainly Graded 4.1. Offers over 190,000.

Lot 4: Land about 17.90 hectares (44.23 acres), comprises of permanent grazing and improved grassland. Offers over90,000.

A closing date for all lots at Loanhead Farm is set for Thursday 30th July 2015 at 12 noon.