The woodland was established during the early 1990s as a native pine wood. with predominantly Scots Pine, native broadleaf species and designed open ground.
The woodland has not been deer fenced and as a result has suffered from browsing. There is the potential to improve stocking a commercial level on the better land on the lower slopes.
The property is generally enclosed within stock fences and stone dykes where the neighbour is agricultural land or other enclosures. Where the neighbour is forestry the march is generally unfenced. March fencing is maintained on a mutual basis with neighbouring owners. The ground for sale is as described in the title deeds and warrandice will be excluded for any area where the fence line lies outside the legal boundary.
The sporting rights are included.
The grant scheme which was in place for the hill has closed. Please refer to the Selling Agents for further information.
The property has one main track that runs primarily along the top of the hill through compartments 1 and 2.
Cpt 1 lies within a Scheduled archaeology site comprising of disused slate quarries, small bothies and shelters. Cpt 2 has several Regional archaeology sites comprising slate quarries, hut circles and cairns.
Mineral rights are included, except as provided for by statute.
Third Party Servitudes and Burdens
The property is sold under the conditions of the Title Deeds, subject to all Servitude Rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of way and rights of access howsoever constituted.
The purchaser shall be held responsible to satisfy themselves as to the nature of all burdens, should they exist. Further details can be obtained via the selling agents. Title deeds will be exhibited to the purchasers legal agents for examination.
May be undertaken at any reasonable time by anyone in possession of a set of these particulars, however, it is recommended that the selling agent be contacted beforehand.
The land is for sale with vacant possession. Entry by agreement.
Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents office in Aberdeen. Under the 4th Directive of the Money Laundering Regulations 2017, effective from 26th June 2017, we are required to carry out anti-money laundering due diligence on the successful purchaser to allow completion of the sale.
The closing date may be fixed and we would advise prospective purchasers to register their interest with Bell Ingram, 2 Albert Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1XQ
Woodhill House, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, AB16 5GB Tel: 0845 608 1207
Forestry Commission Scotland
Grampian Conservancy, Portsoy Road, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, AB54 4SJ Tel: 01466 794542
Foudland Hill is located approximately 31 miles north west of Aberdeen and 9 miles south east of Huntly in rural Aberdeenshire. With its outstanding natural scenery, the woodland covers the upper slopes of Red Hill in the west to Foudland Hill in the east and extends to the lower arable land. The property is serviced with forest roads on the eastern side and an internal forest track.