Excellent block of high quality, predominantly Class 3:1 arable land with direct access to the main A935 public road. The land, which has been farmed as part of an arable rotation, is in excellent heart throughout while its sheltered location would suit a full range of arable crops. The land sits at a height of approximately 10-30 metres above average sea level and is south facing on a gentle slope.
The soils are mainly Class 3:1 with a small area of Class 2 to the north as per the James Hutton Land Capability for Agriculture Land Classification Scale. This indicates the land is suitable for producing high yields of arable crops. The soils are mainly of the Balrownie series which is renowned in this part of eastern Angus for being high yielding and free draining with a loam topsoil over lying a sandy loam subsoil.
Access to the Land at Mains of Dun is taken directly from the main A935 public road which runs through the middle of the block of land.
Nitrate Vulnerable Zone
The land at Mains of Dun is situated within the Strathmore and Fife NVZ.
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.
The Basic Payment Scheme entitlements are included in the sale.
The sellers wish to retain the sporting rights over field 1. The sporting rights with fields 2, 3 & 4 will be sold with the property.
No irrigation of the land is currently possible.
Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.
This is a working farm. Care must be taken when moving around the land and when viewing the buildings.
It is the sellers intention to have all growing crops removed before the entry date.
Date of Entry
Entry to be given on 1 November 2019. Early entry may be granted for the establishment of winter crops, provided Missives are concluded.
A closing date may be fixed for the receipt of offers. Interested parties should note their interest in the land.
Offers in Scottish Legal Form are to be submitted to the selling agents, Bell Ingram, Manor Street, Forfar, DD8 1EX. 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 seller does not own the mineral rights for fields 1, 2 and 3 however the rights for field 4 are owned.
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 theron at a rate of 5% above Bank of Scotland base rate. No consignation shall be effectual in avoiding such interest.
Agricultural Mortgage Corporation
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The land at Mains of Dun lies near the Angus coast, overlooking the Montrose Basin, approximately 2 miles to the west of Montrose, 5 miles to the east of Brechin and 15 miles north of Arbroath.