Hillhead of Catter is situated in a delightful rural position within The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, enjoying an attractive outlook over the surrounding countryside. The popular village of Croftamie is only 1 mile to the east, which …
Hillhead of Catter is situated in a delightful rural position within The Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, enjoying an attractive outlook over the surrounding countryside. The popular village of Croftamie is only 1 mile to the east, which has a local pre-school nursery and, the nearby village of Drymen about 2.5 miles to the north, offers an excellent range of local amenities including primary schooling, library, range of pubs and hotels as well as the Buchanan Club private sports club, which forms part of the Buchanan Arms Hotel.
There is secondary schooling in nearby Balfron, whilst there is a wider range of independent schools to be found in Dollar, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perthshire. The historic City of Stirling (about 25 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 17 miles away and Edinburgh (Scotland’s capital) is about an hour and a half’s drive away.
The farm is located in close proximity to an excellent
transport infrastructure with the M9/M80 motorway
system accessible within about a 30 minute drive.
Glasgow and Edinburgh International Airports are only about 22 miles and 55 miles distant respectively and offer regular domestic and international flights.
The scenic Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National
Park offers world famous scenery with a plethora
of recreation and leisure opportunities including a
wide range of water sports. The surrounding hills are extremely popular with hill walkers and climbers and the area 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 an excellent outlet for good
quality livestock which the area is renowned for
Hillhead of Catter is a productive and commercial
livestock unit extending to approximately 219.91 Ha
(543.40 Acres) in total and comprises an excellent mix of productive pasture and silage ground. The farmhouse and range of modern and traditional farm buildings are located centrally within the holding and all of the fields have access from a network of farm tracks or directly from the public roads.
The farmland at Hillhead of Catter is split into 3 separate land parcels by the public road with the majority of the land being classified as Grade 3.2 with some smaller areas of Grade 4.1 and Grade 5 by The James Hutton Institute.