Auchreoch Lot 1Tyndrum, Crianlarich, FK20 8RU
Offers Over £2,450,000
- Superb natural capital and amenity opportunity
- 320 acres of native Caledonian Pine Forest
- Areas of ground with potential for commercial planting
- Picturesque outlook in a beautiful area
- Useful agricultural building with in-bye paddock
SITUATIONAuchreoch is situated approximately 2.7 miles to the north west of the village of Crianlarich in the county of Perthshire in central Scotland. Crianlarich provides a good range of local amenities and services including a village store, hotel, and a primary school as well as a train station with links to Glasgow, Oban and Fort William. Tyndrum, approximately 2.2 miles to the north, provides further amenities including cafes, hotel, supermarket and the Green Welly Stop. The centre of Glasgow is approximately 90 minutes’ drive to the south and provides excellent city facilities and attractions and superb transport links including an international airport.DESCRIPTIONLying within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, Auchreoch consists of a ring fenced block of hill land extending to approximately 1520.31 acres (615.26 hectares). The majority of the of the land has been classified as Grade 6.3 agricultural land, with pockets of Grade 5.2 and Grade 6.2 dispersed across the property. The land is accessed directly off the A82 via a shared access track when then continues through the property. The property rises from approximately 170 metres to 650 metres above sea level at its highest point with a mostly northern aspect. Auchreoch benefits from a useful agricultural shed near the public road with a single in-bye paddock which has been used for sheep handling, this building would offer the opportunity for future development opportunities, subject to gaining the relevant permissions.Auchreoch offers potential for woodland development with Grade F4, F5 and F6 on the hill slopes, indicating that it will support tree crops with a moderate flexibility for growth. Auchreoch has two parcels of woodland which comprise productive planting and native regeneration. The parcel of more productive woodland lies in the centre of the property and extends to approximately 80 acres (33 hectares) and consists of semi mature woodland planted. In the west of the property is a beautiful area of naturally regenerated native pine forest, Coille Coire Chuilc, which has been classified as a SSSI, this area extends to approximately 320 acres (129 hectares). Within this forest is a tributary to the River Tay which is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC).The woodland at Auchreoch, together with the extensive hill ground, offers a superb position and great opportunity for potential enhancement and diversification projects with a Natural Capital focus. Be it woodland creation, eco-tourism related enterprises, re-wilding, conservation and bio-diversity enhancement orientated projects or such similar focused interests, all subject to obtaining the required permissions. Auchreoch also offers the potential for sporting interests, with the possibility of Red, Roe and grouse shooting. Historic shoot records are available upon request. In the northern section of Auchreoch, close to the River Fillan, lies Lochan nan Arm (‘Lochan of the Weapons’), this lochan is said to be where Robert the Bruce’s army hastily disposed of their weapons as they retreated after their defeat at the Battle of Dalrigh.LOTTINGAuchreoch is available for sale either as a whole or in 2 lots as follows:Lot 1: Land at Auchreoch comprising approximately 614.79 hectares (1519.15 acres)Lot 2: Barn and paddock at Auchreoch comprising the timber framed sheep shed and the in-bye park, extending to 0.47 hectares (1.16 acres)IACSAll the farmland is registered for IACS purposes and the farm code is 89/716/0050.ENVIRONMENTAL STIPULATIONSThe land at Auchreoch is not included within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone. All of the land has been designated as being within a Less-Favoured Area and is classed as Severely DisadvantagedBASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) 2023Basic Payment Entitlement was established on 15th May 2015. The Basic Payment Entitlements will be available for sale by separate negotiation.The entitlements are available as follows:Region 1: 0.47haRegion 2: 22.79haRegion 3: 484.07haAny payments relating to the 2023 scheme year will be retained by the Seller. If applicable, the purchaser(s) will be responsible upon occupation of the subjects of sale to comply fully with the Statutory Management requirements to maintain the farmland in Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC) as laid down under the Cross Compliance rules of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2023 for the remainder of the scheme year.MINERALSThe mineral rights are not included within the sale.TIMBERAll fallen and standing timber is included in the sale as so far as it is owned by the seller.SPORTING RIGHTSIn so far as these rights form part of the property title they are included within the sale.