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Lot 2 Old Caberston

Walkerburn, Scottish Borders, EH43 6AA

Guide Price £132,000


  • Woodland and hill ground

  • Extending to about 128.88 acres (52.15 HA)

  • Attractive woodland planting

  • Further planting opportunity

  • sporting rights in hand

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
Old Caberston is situated just to the east of the village of Walkerburn in a spectacular setting facing south over the Tweed Valley. Peebles is about 8.7 miles to the west where there is excellent shopping ...

SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
Old Caberston is situated just to the east of the village of Walkerburn in a spectacular setting facing south over the Tweed Valley. Peebles is about 8.7 miles to the west where there is excellent shopping schools and recreational facilities. There is a primary school and a village shop in Walkerburn. The A72 and A703 gives fast access to Edinburgh (about 31miles) and the International Airport.
To reach Old Caberston, take the A72 to Walkerburn the house is reached to the north of the road just after the 30 mile limit as you leave the village travelling east.
Lot 2 – Woodland and Hill Land
An area of woodland and hill ground extending to about 128.88 acres (52.15 Ha). This is divided into an area of mixed conifer and hardwood woodland together with open ground extending to about 75.87 acres (30.10 Ha) and an area of hill grazing / additional planting land extending to about 53 acres (21.45 Ha) above existing woodland.
The majority of the farmland, extending to about 62 acres is subject to a Short Limited Duration Tenancy to Mr JC Thomson which terminates on 28th November 2014. The rent passing for the whole area let under this tenancy is £4750pa. The woodland and other land is currently with vacant possession.
The younger woodlands on the hillside adjacent to the house were planted under a farm woodland premium scheme in about 1998 and the plantation is now established.