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Holemill Farm, Holemill Farm, Kirkbuddo, Forfar, Angus, DD8 2NQ

Offers Over - Under Offer


Forfar Office - 01307 462 516

A prime arable unit in the heart of Angus extending to approximately 81.98 ha / 202.57 acres with historic significance. Possibilty for equestrian use and redevelopment.

To make an enquiry, arrange a viewing or request a free market appraisal of your own property call Stewart Hamilton on 01307 462 516 or contact Stewart via Email.



Under Offer


  • LOT 1 - 79.04 ha / 195.30 ac prime arable land
  • LOT 2 - Holemill Farmhouse, buildings and 2.39 ha / 7.78 ac



A rare opportunity to purchase a block of productive Class 3(1) arable land in Angus – suitable for a wide range of crops, with 2 small amenity woodlands.


Holemill lies to the South of the Town of Forfar and 12 miles north of Dundee in this well known arable area of Angus.


A block of prime arable land divided into 10 parcels. The fields are of good size and shape and allow access for modern farm machinery.


The land sits at a height of between 120 and 150 metres above average sea level.


Class 3(1) on the James Hutton Institute Land Capability for Agriculture Land Classification.


Holemill is a productive arable unit producing consistent high yields of barley as well as potatoes. Peas and broccoli are regular crops in
the rotation.

Houses & Buildings

For the avoidance of doubt, the house, buildings and cottages are excluded.


The farm lies within the Strathmore & Fife Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.


The sporting rights are in hand.


Insofar as they are owned and these are included in the sale.


Access is directly off a minor public road to the south of the hamlet of Whigstreet

Historic Role

Holemill was the home of Peter Smith who emigrated to South Africa in the 1800's where he founded the City of Dundee in Natal, having made
his fortune in coal mining. Dundee is central to many of the battlefields of the Boer War including Rorke's Drift. The family gravestone funded by Peter Smith is located in the graveyard at Inverarity

Lot 2

Holemill Farmhouse, buildings (adapted for Equestrian use) and approximately 6 acres of paddocks.


The house and buildings lie 6 miles to the south of the town of Forfar.


A great opportunity to acquire a large family house and buildings adapted for Equestrian use.

Holemill House

Traditional Angus farmhouse, tastefully adapted and enlarged to provide first class comfortable family accommodation over 2 floors. The house has been sensitively enlarged, yet retains the feel
of a family home. The mill wheel in the living room is a unique feature of the property.


Kitchen, morning room; living room, dining room, 6 bedrooms, utility rooms and offices.

• Cattle court with central feed pass and lean-tos adapted for equestrian use 30.6m x 27.1m lean-tos
• 24m x 16.3m and 6.6m x 24m lean-to and 5.2m x 24m lean-to
• General purpose shed/menage
• Range of traditional buildings – stone under slate roof suitable for general storage


Mains water and electricity; drainage to septic tank


The land is divided into 5 paddocks surrounding the buildings. The paddocks provide useful grazing and flat land for schooling and jumping.


Directly off the public road

Council Tax

Band E


Farm House EPC - E (47)


The land lies within the Strathmore & Fife Nitrate Vulnerable Zone.


Insofar as they are owned these are included in the sale.


All of the land is registered under the IACS registration system for Basic Payment purposes.
Basic Payment

The Basic Farm Payment is included in the sale. The 2016 payment will be retained by the sellers.

Servitude Rights, Burdens, Wayleaves and Statutory Public and Other Access Rights

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude and wayleave rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The property is also sold subject to the rights of public access under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003.

Viewing Arrangements

Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.

Safety Notice

This is a working farm. Care must be taken when moving around the land and when viewing the buildings.

Growing Crops

It is the seller's intention to have all growing crops removed before the entry date.


In the event of a purchaser of Lot 3 requiring additional land, the sellers reserve the right to consider an offer for an area in 12pt extending to
approximately 0.73 hectares.

Date of Entry

Early entry may be granted for the establishment of winter crops, provided Missives are concluded.


Offers in Scottish Legal Form are to be submitted to the selling agents, Bell Ingram, Manor Street, Forfar, DD8 1EX. A closing date for offers
may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest in writing with the selling agents following inspection. Whilst every effort will be made to ensure that parties having
registered their interest will be notified of a closing date this cannot be guaranteed. It should be noted that the vendor reserves the right to accept offers prior to a closing date being set. In addition the seller reserves the right to not accept the highest or indeed any offer.

The information in these particulars is given without responsibility on the part of Bell Ingram LLP. The particulars do not form any part of an
offer or a contract and neither Bell Ingram LLP nor their employees has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Purchase Price

Within 7 days of the conclusion of the missives a non-returnable deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid. The balance of the purchase price will fall due for payment at the date of entry (whether entry is taken or not) with interest accruing thereon at a rate of 5% above Bank of Scotland base rate. No consignation shall be effectual in avoiding such interest.


In the event that the seller has elected to tax, VAT may be payable on the purchase price.



Important Notice

These sale particulars were prepared on the basis of information provided to us by our clients and/or our local knowledge. Whilst we make every reasonable effort to ensure that they are correct, no warranty or guarantee is given and prospective purchasers should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact. Furthermore neither Bell Ingram LLP or its partners or employees assume any responsibility therefore. In particular:

  1. prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the structural condition of any buildings or other erections and the state of repair of any services, appliances, equipment or facilities;
  2. any photographs included in these particulars are for general information only and any furniture or contents shown in these photographs are not included in the sale unless this is expressly stated in these particulars; and
  3. any descriptions, measurements or dimensions quoted are approximate only and references to conditions, planning permissions, services, usage, construction, fittings & fixtures and moveable items are for guidance only.