Land at Powisholm Farm

Newcastleton, Scottish Borders, TD9 0SE

Offers Over £540,000

187.5 acres

  • Productive block of pasture and grazing land
  • Useful range of timber outbuildings
  • Telecom mast with annual income stream
  • Rural yet accessible location close to amenities
  • Forestry potential subject to obtaining necessary planting consents
  • Areas of commercial and amenity woodland

SITUATIONThe Land at Powisholm is situated in a rural yet accessible position approximately 2 miles north east of the settlement of Newcastleton just to the north of the Liddle Water.The village of Newcastleton offers a good range of local day to day amenities with the town of Hawick being approximately 24 miles to the north east, offering a more comprehensive range of shops and services including several supermarkets, a leisure centre and primary and secondary level schools.Carlisle which is 25 miles to the south west, offers the usual facilities for a city of this size such as major supermarkets, department stores, a range of local and national stores as well as a hospital, leisure facilities and a railway station.Agriculturally, the local area is well provided for by merchants and suppliers, with local livestock markets at nearby Longtown (17.5 miles) and Carlisle (28 miles) providing fantastic outlets for good quality livestock which the area is renowned for producing.DESCRIPTIONThe Land at Powisholm extends to approximately 75.88 Ha (187.50 Acres) in total and comprises a mix of permanent pasture and rough grazing ground with several areas of woodland providing a significant level of shelter and overall amenity to the holding. There is a telecom mast located centrally within the holding and let to EE at a passing rent of approximately £5,450 per annum.METHOD OF SALEThe land is offered for sale as a whole or in 2 lots as follows:LOT 1: OUTBUILDINGS AND LAND EXTENDING TO 75.87 HA (187.47 ACRES)OutbuildingsThere is a range of adjoining timber frame sheds set under tin and corrugated roofs with stone floors which are situated on the site of the dismantled railway and located centrally within the holding. The buildings have been used for lambing and machinery storage.FarmlandThe land extends to about 75.87 Ha (187.47 Acres) in total and is situated in a single block and benefits from good access onto the B6357 via a private farm road. There is another point of access to the land via a field gate which leads onto the B6399 public road to the north west of the holding. The farm also benefits from an excellent level of internal access provided via the former railway line and also a number of access tracks which lead to the north of the property.The land has been classified as a mix of Grade 4.2 and Grade 5.2 by The James Hutton Institute. The land lies between 110m above sea level at its lowest point adjacent to the public road to 160m above sea level at its highest point on the north eastern boundary.LOT 2: TELECOM MAST ABOUT 0.01 HA (0.02 ACRES)The mast is located centrally within the holding and is accessed via a track which leads from the former railway. The mast is currently let to EE at a passing rent of approximately £5,450 per annum. A copy of the lease is available from the Selling Agents.