3 bedroom property for saleHoscote Woods Estate, Hoscote, Hawick, Scottish Borders, TD9
Under Offer £800,000
- Superb Woodland Investment
- 3 Bedroom house and Girnwood Loch
- About 498.43 acres (201.71 Ha) in total
Full descriptionHoscote Woods Estate is an attractive forestry
investment with a good stand of Sitka Spruce planted in 1991 and nearing a productive stage and about three quarters of the site having been felled and replanted over the past 5 years and is now growing rapidly. The soils are fertile and the property is capable of supporting high yield class timber crops the recently felled timber was in YC 22 and produced heavy yields.
The woodland runs adjacent to the headwaters of the Ale water and Girnwood loch provides an opportunity to provide sporting fishing. It is a most attractive property with extensive views over the Borders and offers delightful opportunities for family recreation.
The main roading in the plantations is in excellent
condition, and there is access directly onto the public road and thereafter onto the A7 trunk road giving access to timber markets both north and south.
Hoscote Woods Estate is set in the Borthwick Valley
and is reached from the A7 near Hawick by taking the B711 to Roberton then forking right at Hoscote and taking the minor public road up to Foresters cottage and the entrance to the woodland.
Foresters Cottage is a most attractively situated three bedroomed house standing on the southern edge of the woodland with excellent views over the Borthwick valley and the Borders hills beyond.
The house has well laid out accommodation Including a porch with storage, fitted kitchen, sitting room with dining area off, three bedrooms shower room and bathroom. There is an attached garage with excellent storage space. Foresters Cottage is set in a good sized garden which is mainly in lawn. The house has electric heating, and double glazed windows.
Main Electricity supply, Foresters is served by a
private water supply shared with Girnwood Farm, and drainage is to a private system.
Foresters is assessed in Band 'F' for Council Tax
The sporting rights are included. The woodland
provides excellent habitat for an abundance of wildlife, including Roe deer, woodcock and other game birds.
The Deer stalking has been let in the past and about
12 Deer are taken each year.
Girnwood Loch has been fished in the past and could be managed to provide sporting trout fishing.
The mineral rights are included in the sale insofar as
the seller has right thereto.
WAYLEAVES & THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
The property will be sold with the benefit of, and
subject to, all existing rights and burdens whether
contained in the Title or not. The neighbouring farmer at Girnwood has in the past used a short section of the former drove road as access to his hill land by permission from the sellers.
There are no current grant schemes in place on the
property. The felling and replanting scheme is as
per Felling licences granted between 2011 and 2016.
Copies of the terms of the felling licences may be
obtained from the selling agents.
For further information on current grants available
for woodland management please contact Forestry
Commission for Scotland:
EPC Rating = F
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