The Land at Easter Ballat is situated in a private rural position with the popular village of Balfron being only 3.5 miles away and offering an excellent range of local amenities. The historic City of Stirling (about 19 miles) offers …
The Land at Easter Ballat is situated in a private rural position with the popular village of Balfron being only 3.5 miles away and offering an excellent range of local amenities. The historic City of Stirling (about 19 miles) offers the full range of amenities including shopping, leisure and business facilities with regular mainline rail connections to Glasgow and Edinburgh. Glasgow (Scotland’s largest city) is only 20 miles away and Edinburgh (Scotland’s capital) is about an hour and a half’s drive away.
The Land at Easter Ballat is located in close proximity to an excellent transport infrastructure with the M9/M80 motorway system accessible within about a 20 minute drive. Glasgow and Edinburgh International Airports are only about 25 miles and 50 miles distant respectively and offer regular domestic and international flights.
Sitting in the heart of the historic county of Stirlingshire, the local area offers an enormous range of cultural and leisure opportunities. There are some excellent golf courses in the area including a nearby course at Balfron as well as Buchanan Castle and Strathendrick Golf Clubs near Drymen, and the world famous courses at Loch Lomond and Gleneagles are easily accessible. There are private sports clubs at Drymen and Milngavie, whilst Balfron has the Community Sports Centre with swimming pool.
The land bounds the scenic Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park to the west which offers world famous scenery with a plethora of recreation and leisure opportunities, including a wide range of water sports.
The surrounding hills, the Trossachs and Campsie Fells are extremely popular with hill walkers and climbers and the region also offers excellent opportunities for mountain biking, sailing, pony trekking, shooting and fishing.
Agriculturally, the local area is well provided for by merchants and suppliers, with the nearby United Auctions Mart providing a fantastic outlet for good quality livestock which the area is renowned for producing.
The Land at Easter Ballat extends to approximately 37.05 Ha (91.55 Acres) and is currently utilised for a mix of fodder production and grazing ground with an area of amenity woodland providing shelter. The land is generally of a south easterly aspect and has been classified by The James Hutton Institute as mostly Grade 3.2 and Grade 4.1 with an area of Grade 6.2 to the south east of the holding.
The individual fields are of a good size and are enclosed by a combination of rylock and post and wire fencing. The Land at Easter Ballat also benefits from good field access from the A81 which links Balfron Station to Aberfoyle with the land lying on either side of the public road.