Gallangad Farm is situated in a private rural position on the edge of The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The farmhouse enjoys a spectacular outlook over the surrounding open countryside with Ben Lomond and surrounding mountains visible in the …
Gallangad Farm is situated in a private rural position on the edge of The Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The farmhouse enjoys a spectacular outlook over the surrounding open countryside with Ben Lomond and surrounding mountains visible in the distance. There are local services available in nearby Gartocharn which is a delightful conservation village with its own primary school, village store and fuel station, renowned House of Darrach coffee shop, and a post office.
Glasgow Airport can be accessed in around 30 minutes. Balloch Station (4.5 miles) provides a regular rail service to the centre of Glasgow with a similar journey time. Glasgow is just 23 miles to the south east and is recognised as one of the UK’s finest cities with a thriving central business district, while its high street and designer shopping now ranks second only to London. The City of Stirling is situated approximately 28.5 miles to the east with the M9 and A9 providing further links to Edinburgh and the North respectively.
There are a number of renowned private schools within Glasgow city boundary, including Glasgow High School, Glasgow Academy, Kelvinside Academy and St Aloysius College. Closer by is Lomond School in Helensburgh (13 miles) which provides private schooling for both day pupils and boarders, and further afield there are wider options in Edinburgh and Perthshire.
The scenic Loch Lomond and 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 Stirling Marts providing a fantastic outlet for good quality livestock which the area is renowned for producing.
Gallangad Farm is a productive livestock unit equipped with a traditional farmhouse, an excellent range of modern farm buildings which are located centrally within the holding, and an area of farmland extending to approximately 127.48 Ha (315.00 Acres) in total.
The farmland at Gallangad is split into three separate parcels by the public road and has been classified as Grade 3.2 with smaller areas of Grade 5 and 6 by The James Hutton Institute.
Overall the land rises from approximately 58m above sea level at its lowest point adjacent to public road to approximately 107m above sea level at its highest point on the south eastern boundary. The fields have access from an internal network of farm tracks or directly from the public roads. They are currently down to pasture and are well fenced suitable for both grazing and forage production.
The farm is equipped with a range of modern buildings which are currently used for housing the beef herd and for fodder storage.
ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT SITE AT BALQUHAIN ABOUT (1.55 HA (3.83 ACRES)
Located to the south of Lot 2 there is an additional area of land and a residential development site, which would be available to purchase by separate negotiation by the successful purchaser(s) of
Planning permission was obtained on 4th December 2017 for the demolition of existing cottage and erection of replacement dwelling house. Further details of the planning consent and conditions are available from Loch Lomond National Park Authority www.lochlomond-trossachs.org quoting planning reference 2017/0123/DET.
The development site and additional area of land extends to about 1.55 Ha (3.83 Acres) in total and comprises an area of hard standing and pasture ground. Please note the original cottage and adjacent outbuildings have now been demolished. There is a right of access over the farm road in favour of the owners of the property located to the east of the site known as Balquhain Cottage.