Land for salePaddock and Woodland - Lot 2, Elgin, Moray, IV30
- 5.1 acres (2.1 hectares)
- Excellent grazing paddock of about 1.8 ha (4.6 acres)
- Ideal for those with small holding or equestrian interests
- Strip of amenity woodland / scrub
- River frontage onto River Lossie
CLOSING DATE SET FOR THURSDAY, 27 October 2016 AT 12 NOON.
An excellent grazing paddock and strip of woodland located on the outskirts of the historic Cathedral city of Elgin. The land is quite unique in that it offers excellent land suitable for grazing horses or other livestock in such close proximity to the town.
The city of Elgin, with its famous 13th Century Cathedral provides an excellent range of shops and amenities including a Hospital, leisure centre, swimming pool and cinema. The surrounding area also offers some fine hotels, restaurants and local attractions. There are a number of good primary schools in Elgin including highly regarded West End Primary School nearby whilst there are two secondary schools in the city. Private schooling for children over 8 years of age is available at Gordonstoun School, about 5 miles away.
The county of Moray is famous for its mild climate, has a beautiful and varied countryside with a coastline of rich agricultural land, prosperous fishing villages and wide, open beaches. The upland areas to the south are sparsely populated and provide dramatic scenery, some of which forms part of the Cairngorm National Park. This unspoilt landscape provides a wide range of leisure and sporting opportunities including fishing on the world famous Spey and Findhorn rivers, skiing at The Lecht and Cairngorm range (about 1 hour's drive), sailing and walking. There are many highly regarded golf courses in the area including Elgin Golf Club (about 3 miles), The Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth (about 6 miles) and also the two championship links golf courses in Nairn and at Castle Stuart. Located about 20 minutes drive away is the 'jewel' of the Moray Coastline, the historic village of Findhorn with its sheltered bay providing excellent sailing, water sports and highly regarded Inns.
Inverness (38 miles) has all the facilities of a modern city including its Airport (31 miles) which offers regular flights to the south and summer flights to many European destinations. Aberdeen Airport is located about 63 miles to the east.
Lot 2 - Paddock comprises an excellent paddock of about 4.6 acres and a strip of amenity woodland / scrub which runs along the left bank of the river Lossie. The paddock will be of great appeal to those with equestrian or small holding interests whilst the river bank is an idyllic place to walk and relax overlooking the water. The paddock is currently occupied by a neighbouring farmer however vacant possession will be provided upon purchase.
If sold separately, purchasers should note that offers for the paddock will not be accepted until a buyer has been secured for lot 1 - Greenacres House and Garden.
EPC Rating = E
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