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Under Offer

Lot 1

Land At Noranside, Fern, Forfar, Angus, DD8 3RB


  • Large field of spring barley

  • Well known farming area

  • Extending to around 69.98 acres

  • Class 3 (2) arable land

  • Former football pitch

  • Further lot available

  • Easily accessible to A90

LOT 1:
28.32 hectares (69.98 acres) of Class 3(2) arable land

Strictly by appointing with the sole selling agents - Galbraith Group, 337 North Deeside Road, Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9SP. Tel: 01224 860710. Fax: 01224 869023. Email …

LOT 1:
28.32 hectares (69.98 acres) of Class 3(2) arable land

Strictly by appointing with the sole selling agents - Galbraith Group, 337 North Deeside Road, Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9SP. Tel: 01224 860710. Fax: 01224 869023. Email: aberdeen@ckdgalbraith.co.uk

Access to Noranside is taken from the A90 trunk road junction at Finavon, turning north onto the B957, turning first right onto the minor public road which runs north for approximately two miles. At the T-junction, turning right therafter for approximately ½ mile, then turning sharp left onto a further minor public road heading westwards. The land at Noranside is found on the right hand side.

The land at Noranside is situated in a well-known farming area west of Brechin.

The land is easily accessible from A90, which provides good links to both Aberdeen and Dundee.

Good access is provided to each of the Lots from the public on classified roads, and there is scope for further field amalgamation.

The majority of the land is classified as Grade 3(2), according to the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research, making it quality productive land. The land lies between 130m and 170m above sea level and is of a south-easterly aspect. The land is currently farmed under contract and is capable of growing a wide range of crops, including winter cereals and potatoes. Spring barley yields are consistently in the region of 2.5 tonnes per acre, and of malting quality.


Peterkins Solicitors, 60 Market Place, Inverurie, AB51 3XN

Angus Council, Orchardbank Business Park, Orchardbank, Forfar, Angus, DD8 1AX

SGRPID, Strathearn House, Broxden Business Park, Lamberkin Drive, Perth, PH1 1RX

For sale as a Whole and in 4 Lots

The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements will be established by the seller and are not included in the sale of the land but are available to be taken over at valuation.

The Sporting Rights are included in the sale, insofar as they are owned

The Mineral Rights are included in the sale, insofar as they are owned.

All fallen and standing timber is included in the sale insofar as they are owned.

Vacant possession and entry will be given on completion or such mutual time to be agreed by the seller and the purchaser.

The purchaser(s) shall, in addition to the purchase price, be obliged to take over and pay for at a valuation to be agreed by a mutually appointed valuer(s) with respect to the following:

All cultivations and growing crops on a seeds, labour, lime, fertilizer, sprays and machinery basis with an increment representing the enhanced value of the establishment and age of such crops.

All hay, straw fodder, roots, silage and farmyard manure and other produce at market value. All oils, fuels, fertilizers, sprays, chemicals seeds and sundries at cost.

Note: If the amount of the valuations has not been agreed on the date fixed for completion, then the purchaser shall pay to the seller such a sum as the selling agents shall certify on account at the valuation pending agreement. Should the payment not be made within seven days then the interest will become payable on outstanding monies at 8% over the Bank of Scotland borrowing rate as adjusted from time to time.

A deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid within seven days of the completion of Missives. The deposit will be non-refundable in the event of the purchaser(s) failing to pay the purchase price or failing to complete for reasons not attributable to the seller of the seller's agents.


The core of the former Noranside Institute is subject to a Planning Application. The seller has retained a visibility splay to the north east and north west of Lot 2, measuring 250 metres in length and 2.4 metres in depth, or such area as required by the Roads Authority. Areas are reserved at these junctions to facilitate improvement to them as may be required in future by the Roads Authority. The seller retains all rights in respect of existing pipework, drains, sewers, cables etc. and retains the right to replace, renew or relay if required. In addition the seller retains the rights to lay new pipework, drains, sewers, cables etc. through the subjects of sale.

The property is an agricultural holding and appropriate caution should be exercised at all times during inspection, particularly in reference to the farm buildings.

CKD Galbraith are approved agents for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) and we can assist you in securing finance loans for a variety of farming purposes including the purchase of land and property, facilitate and reschedule debt, and to provide working capital for diverse creation, and improving on erected farm buildings. For further details and to discuss any proposals in connection please contact Robert Taylor on 0800 3899448. Email: robert.taylor@ckdgalbraith.co.uk

A closing date may be fixed. Prospective purchasers who have noted their interest through lawyers to CKD Galbraith, in writing, will be advised of a closing date, unless the property has been sold previously. The Seller will not be obliged to accept the highest, or indeed any offer, and has the right to accept an offer at any time or withdraw the property from the market. The Seller will not be liable for any costs incurred by interested parties.

Formal offers in the acceptable Scottish form should be submitted, through a Scottish Lawyer, to CKD Galbraith LLP, 337 North Deeside Road, Cults, Aberdeen, AB15 9SP. Tel: 01224 860710

The subjects are sold together with and subject to all existing rights of way, servitudes, wayleaves and others whether contained in the Title Deeds or otherwise, and purchasers will be deemed to have satisfied themselves in all aspects thereof.