Land & Building at Meikle Hareshaw

Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, ML10 6QN

Offers Over £165,000

52.46 acres

  • Productive block of grazing and pasture land
  • Located in rural yet accessible location close to amenities
  • Areas of amenity woodland providing privacy and shelter
  • Useful Pole Barn and sheep handling pens
  • Potential to expand environmental interests through Natural Capital Schemes
  • About 21.23 Ha (52.46 Acres)
  • For Sale as a Whole

SITUATIONLand and Building at Meikle Hareshaw Farm is located in an accessible location approximately 2.5 miles north west of the village of Drumclog some 7.5 miles to the south west of Strathaven within rural South Lanarkshire. The historic former market town of Strathaven provides an excellent range of local services including supermarket, leisure centre and library, along with thriving coffee shops, pubs and restaurants. The farm is within easy commuting distance of the City of Glasgow, Scotland’s largest City, being about 30 miles to the north west of the farm, with world renowned shopping outlets, businesses and entertainment facilities.Glasgow and Prestwick Airports are approximately 30 miles and 21 miles distant respectively, both offering regular flights to London and a wide range of international destinations. Nearby towns of East Kilbride (12 miles) and Hamilton (15 miles) both have railway stations with regular connections to Glasgow and beyond. Local primary and secondary schooling is available in Strathaven, with private schooling at nearby Hamilton College or within Glasgow itself offering a wider range of highly regarded independent private schools.There are a number of golf courses including an 18-hole course at Strathaven Golf Club and the racecourse at Hamilton provides regular fixtures.Agriculturally the surrounding area of South Lanarkshire provides an attractive location with a combination of productive pasture and arable ground with rolling hills in the distance. The local area is well provided for by agricultural merchants and suppliers, and the farm is well serviced by outlets for any livestock produced on the holding, with markets at Ayr, Lanark, and Stirling which are all within about an hour’s travel from the property.DESCRIPTIONPole Barn (18.08m x 12.1m)Located to the east of the public road there is a stand-alone modern built pole barn. The building is of timber and steel portal frame construction under a tin roof and side cladding with block walls and an earth and concrete floorSheep Handling PensAdjacent to the pole barn there is a range of well equipped sheep handling pens and sheep dipper. The pens are constructed of timber and tin side cladding with a stone floor.The LandThe land extends to approximately 21.23 Ha (52.46 Acres) and extends north east of the pole barn. The land is principally classified as Grade 4.2 and Grade 6.3 by The James Hutton Institute and rises from 264m to 284m above sea level at its highest point. The land is predominately down to grazing and the enclosures all benefit from an excellent level of access directly from the adjacent public roads which bound the subjects to the north and west.