Land At West Balkello

Auchterhouse, Dundee, DD3 0QX

Offers Over £50,000

2.67 acres

  • Predominately Grade 3.1 arable land
  • Currently down to grass with mature and semi-mature native woodland
  • Highly accessible location
  • Commanding views towards the Firth of Tay

SITUATIONThe land sits to the east of the hamlet of Kirkton of Auchterhouse at the foot of the Sidlaw Hills. The land enjoys a scenic situation with attractive views of the surrounding countryside. The area has a great deal to offer with the Balkello Community Woodland being readily accessible offering opportunities for walking, cycling and hacking. The City of Dundee can be accessed in 10 minutes by car and offers a wide range of amenities including local and national retailers as well as financial and leisure facilities.DESCRIPTIONThe land at Balkello extends to approximately 2.67 acres (1.08 hectares) principally down to grass bound to the west and south by a semi-mature woodland. The land is designated as Grade 3.1 by the James Hutton Institute and has historically been used for livestock grazing in conjunction with the neighbouring land. The land is bound to the north by a stone dyke with stock proof fencing to the south. At present the eastern boundary is not fenced but the seller would undertake to fence this prior to the completion of the sale. The woodland sections provide useful shelter for stock in the winter and shade in the summer months. The land is gently sloping in nature, sitting approximately 236m above sea level and is made up of Brown Soils that are naturally free draining. There may be an opportunity to increase the area for sale marginally and parties with an interest in acquiring an alternative parcel should submit proposals to the Selling Agents.VIEWINGViewing will be by appointment only through the Selling Agent.HEALTH AND SAFETYThe property is an agricultural holding and appropriate caution should be exercised at all times during inspection.DIRECTIONSThe property can be accessed from Tealing Road. From Auchterhouse, head east on Tealing Road for approximately 0.7miles. The property is located on your left hand side.POSTCODEDD3 0QXINGOING VALUATIONThere will be no ingoing valuation.ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGNATIONSThe land sits within the Strathmore and Fife Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVZ). The land is also within a Less Favoured Area and classified as Severely DisadvantagedLOCAL AUTHORITYAngus CouncilOrchardbank Business ParkOrchardbankForfarAngusDD8 1ANT: 03452 777 778SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT RURAL PAYMENTS AND INSPECTIONS DIRECTORATEStrathearn HouseBroxden Business ParkLamberkin DrivePerthPH1 1RXT: 01738 602000TIMBERAll fallen and standing timbers are included within the sale in so far as it is owned by the seller.MINERALSThe mineral rights are included within the sale.DEPOSITA deposit of 10% of the purchase price should be paid within 7 days from completion of Missives. The deposit will be non-refundable in the event of the purchaser failing to complete for reasons not attributable to the seller or their Agents.ENTRYEntry to the land will be by mutual agreement.SOLICITORAnderson Bain LLP6, 8 and 10 Thistle StreetAberdeen, AB10 1XZT: 01224 456 789