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Longniddry, East Lothian, EH32

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Added on 21/08/2021
Knight Frank, Edinburgh

Key features

  • 199.29 acres
  • Detached
  • Rural

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Lot 1 – Ballencrieff Mains Land - About 199.26 Acres
A ring fenced block of grade of grade 2 arable land with excellent access
Includes 4 fields with 194.66 acres arable and 4.24 acres woodland

The land holding rises from 15 metres (49 feet) above sea
level at the northern boundary to 25 metres (82 feet) at
the southern boundary. Ballencrieff is a highly productive
arable farm which extends to 201.02 acres in total. The land
consists of 194.66 acres arable, 4.24 acres woodland and
2.12 acres roads/buildings/miscellaneous

Lot 1 – Ballencrieff Mains Land
(About 199.26 Acres)
This comprises of a single block of arable land which
sits in a ring fence and extends to about 199.26 acres in
total. It includes 194.66 acres of arable divided across
4 fields which are of a good workable size and layout.
There is also a strip of woodland extending to about 4.24
acres forming the northern boundary. The farm land is
accessed off the main A6137 with direct road access as
well as a private access road.
The land is classed as grade 2 by the James Hutton
Institute for Soil Research. With a good working depth,
it is mainly derived from the Rowanhill/Giffnock/Winton
series, and is capable of growing excellent yields of the
full range of arable crops.
The land is all currently in crop including winter wheat,
potatoes and sprouts.

Ballencrieff Mains Farm is situated just 17 miles east of
Edinburgh in the heart of East Lothian. The farm is located
a short distance from the coast, just 1½ miles south of
Aberlady and 3½ miles northeast of Longniddry.
The seaside village of Aberlady has several shops, hotel,
pub and an excellent primary school. Aberlady Bay is a
Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) with a wonderful
Nature Reserve. More extensive services can be found in
the coastal towns of Gullane (4 miles) and North Berwick
(8 miles) including restaurants, supermarkets and the well
renowned North Berwick High School. Private schooling
is readily available in the area, including, Belhaven
Hill Preparatory school in Dunbar, Compass School in
Haddington, Loretto School in Musselburgh and a broad
selection in Edinburgh. Edinburgh city centre is reachable
by car in 35 minutes and by train in 20 minutes with nearby
stations at Drem and Longniddry. The A1 provides swift
access to Edinburgh as well as the south.
The glorious nearby coastline provides plenty of stunning
sandy beaches and historical sites to visit. Aberlady sits
on the John Muir Way, a long distance footpath which
follows the coastline round to Gullane and North Berwick.
The Archerfield Estate (7 miles away) provides luxury
accommodation, a walled garden, farm shop, restaurant,
spa and two golf courses.
The area is renowned for golfing excellence. As well as
the Open Championship course at Muirfield, Gullane Golf
Club boats three courses, including the championship No.
1 course, host to the Scottish Open and Ladies' Scottish
Open on numerous occasions. There are 21 courses within
a 20-minute drive, including Archerfield (two courses),
Luffness, Craigielaw, Kilspindie and North Berwick (two
courses). For the outdoor enthusiast there is plenty on offer
in the surrounding area including walking, bird watching,
yachting, wind-surfing, kite surfing, mountain biking and
paddle-boarding. Excellent shooting is available to rent on a
number of nearby estates.
Edinburgh Airport is 26 miles away and provides regular
flights to a range of UK, European and International
The immediate area is well served by numerous grain
merchants, agricultural suppliers and contractors.


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Longniddry, East Lothian, EH32


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Drem Station1.8 miles
  • Longniddry Station2.6 miles
  • North Berwick Station5.8 miles
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80 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4NF

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