- Advert Expiry Date: Thursday, 18th May 2017
- Property / Land Type: Land
- Price Description Offers Over £780,000
First class arable land Lot 1 - Arable land at the Hillock - 68.05 acres - offers over £440,000 Lot 2 - Arable land at Murroes - 52.66 acres - offers over £340,000
Property agent Location
The land at the Hillock and Murroes is situated in pleasant countryside, just 6 miles north east of Dundee, and some 4 miles north of Broughty Ferry, in an area renowned for its high quality and fertile agricultural land.
Angus is one of Scotland's most productive farming counties, extending from Dundee in the south west to Montrose in the north east. There is a mart in Forfar and the area is well served with grain and potato merchants, agricultural dealers and contractors, and a successful machinery ring.
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The land at The Hillock was acquired by the sellers some 20 years ago, with the land at Murroes, being bought at about the same time. It has been farmed as part of a larger farming business. The farming business includes cattle and arable cropping. Typical yields have been reported at 4 tonnes /acre for winter wheat and 3 tonnes /acres for malting barley. In addition land is let for potatoes, and vegetables have also been grown.
Lot 1 Arable land at The Hillock About 68.03 ac/27.53 ha
Accessed off Drumsturdy Road are two arable fields. A further arable field can also be accessed off the Murroes road. The fields are classified by the James Hutton Institute as mainly Class 3(1) with a little Class 3(2) and range in height from 65 m to 80 m (215' to 260') above sea level.
Lot 2 Arable land at Murroes About 52.66ac/21.31 ha
These two arable fields are accessed either from a track off the Murroes road or directly off the B978 They can be irrigated from the burn. The fields are classified as Class 3(1) by the James Hutton Institute and range in height from 60 m to 75 m (195' to 230') above sea level.