Deanshaugh Farm Lot 3

Amulree, Dunkeld, PH8 0EB

Offers Over £625,000

267.7 acres

  • LOT 3 – About 108.34 hectares (267.70 acres) in total
  • Hill ground extending to about 106.40 hectares (262.91 acres) currently providing livestock grazings but potentially suitable planting
  • Woodland block extending to about 1.94 hectares (4.79 acres)
  • Mast site currently leased

SITUATIONDeanshaugh Farm lies in a highly scenic rural setting close to the village of Amulree and some 8 miles to the west of Dunkeld in the county of Perthshire. The Royal Burgh of Dunkeld, lying on the banks of the River Tay, is a thriving village providing good day-to-day services including a primary school, medical centre, Co-op, delicatessen, butcher, baker, together with the historic Dunkeld Cathedral and the Dunkeld House Hotel. Lying some 9 miles to the north is the Highland Perthshire town of Aberfeldy which offers further services and amenities including independent retailers, cinema and secondary school, which is located on a modern campus and provides sporting facilities and a library to the community.The city of Perth, about 22 miles to the south east, offers excellent facilities including national retailers, concert hall, theatre, cinema, leisure pool and both railway and bus stations. In addition, there is the Dewars Centre, home to the well-respected Perth Curling Club. The hills and glens of Perthshire offer many hillwalking routes, whilst winter sports may be enjoyed at Glenshee which lies about an hour’s car journey to the north.There are a number of independent schools within a daily commuting distance of Deanshaugh Farm, including Morrison’s Academy, Ardvreck, Glenalmond, Strathallan, and Kilgraston. Perthshire is well served by agricultural merchants and dealers, with a successful local machinery ring that can provide additional resources as and when required. There are livestock markets in both Stirling and Forfar.DESCRIPTIONDeanshaugh Farm is a delightful hill farm lying in a highly scenic setting.LOT 3 – HILL AT DEANSHAUGH FARM EXTENDING TO ABOUT 108.34 HECTARES (267.70ACRES)The hill ground lies to the north of Deanshaugh House and extends to about 108.34 hectares (267.70 acres) in total. It is principally rough grazing, with a coniferous woodland area that extends to about 1.94 hectares (4.79 acres). The hill ground is accessed via the principal driveway, but through a gated entrance lying to the east side after leaving the public road onto the drive. The hill ground is currently grazed under a grazing licence with a neighbouring farmer but, subject to obtaining the necessary consents, may lend itself to a woodland creation project. The land is classified as grade 5(2) and 6(1) by the James Hutton Institute. Lying on the top of the hill ground is a mast site which is rented out to Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Ltd under a lease of 20 years which commenced 1st April 2015. Further details in respect of the lease are available from the selling agent.