Greens Of Gardyne

Forfar, Angus, DD8 2TT

Offers Over £1,950,000

142.06 acres

  • Predominantly Grade 2 and Grade 3.1 land
  • 2023 cropping - cereal crops, potatoes and grass
  • Two modern agricultural sheds and hay shed
  • Former bothy
  • Footprint of former farmhouse, offering potential for a site for a new farmhouse, subject to necessary consents
  • Potentially available in addition to the farm is a 3 bedroom cottage
  • Located in an accessible location close to Forfar

SITUATIONGreens of Gardyne is located in the highly fertile and productive county of Angus and lies about 2 miles to the north east of the village of Friockheim. It enjoys an accessible position about a 20 minute drive from Forfar and the A90 dual carriageway. The village of Friockheim lies about 2 miles to the south and provides shop, primary school, cafés and restaurants Forfar some 10 miles to the west provides a wide range of facilities including individual retailers, supermarkets, banks and at the Forfar Community Campus are the primary and secondary schools together with recreational facilities including a swimming pool, fitness suite, squash courts and café. Dundee is about a 40 minute drive to the south providing extensive city amenities and services including two universities, Olympia swimming pool, V&A Museum, high street retailers and both railway and bus stations. In addition there is an airport with regular links to London Heathrow. The City of Aberdeen lies about 45 miles to the north east with an airport providing services both within the UK and Europe.Angus is renowned for its highly productive and fertile lands capable of producing high yields of an extensive range of crops and the area is well suited to both arable cropping and livestock units. The local area is well served by a wide variety of agricultural contractors, merchants and suppliers with a successful local machinery ring which can provide additional farming resources if required.DESCRIPTIONGreens of Gardyne sits nestled in a level and sheltered position and extends to approximately 142.06 acres (57.49 hectares). It benefits from two good sized modern sheds, hay shed and former bothy with access over a farm track leading directly off a minor public road. In addition, there is a footprint of the former Greens of Gardyne Farmhouse, lying adjacent to Agricultural Shed 1. Subject to obtaining the necessary consents, this may offer the opportunity to build a new farmhouse. The land is in good heart, well drained and classified as Grade 2 and 3(1) by the James Hutton Institute. It is predominantly level or gently sloping, sitting between 72 and 82 metres above sea level. Greens of Gardyne is accessed via a shared access track from the mirror public road leading onto its own farm track which runs through the middle of the land giving excellent access to the fields and buildings. The land has grown a variety of crops over recent years including cereal, potatoes and grass. Lying to the north side of the land is a small woodland of nearly 5 acres. The Greens of Gardyne buildings comprise:-General Purpose Shed 1Steel portal frame shed under box profile roof, concrete floor and concrete panel and box profile walls.General Purpose Shed 2Steel portal frame with part brick and metal corrugated walls with concrete floor and corrugated asbestos sheeting roof.Hay ShedSteel portal frame with part brick walls, open front, concrete floor and corrugated asbestos roof with Lean To attached.Lean toSteel portal frame with earth floor, corrugated asbestos roof and part corrugated sheeting upper sides with open lower half sides.Former BothyBrick built former bothy under a slated roof.Potentially available as an addtion to the main farming unit is a 3 bedroom cottage. Further details available from the selling agents.