Property for saleDrumtassie, Armadale, West Lothian
CLOSING DATE SET FOR TUESDAY 5 JUNE 2018 AT 12.00 NOON
Freehold for sale as a whole or in two Lots
Lot 1: 18.45Ha - £60,000
Lot 2: 13.14Ha - £40,000
Location and Directions
Drumtassie Woodland is located between Glasgow and Edinburgh, 3 miles north west of Armadale. Access can be taken to both the northern and southern sections of Drumtassie off the minor public road which bisects the property as well as the minor public road that runs along the east of the woodland (see Location Plan). The grid reference for the main access point from the public road is NS 904 707.
Access can be taken into the main forestry block (Lot 1) south of the public road via an existing forest road running north-south through the middle of the forest. Access to the woodland north of the public road (Lot 2) can currently only be taken on foot. No timber transport group operates in this area and there are no know constraints to timber haulage.
The majority of Drumtassie was planted in 1999 and 2000 with areas of larch, broadleaves as well as intimate mixtures of conifers and broadleaves, with the remainder being open ground.
The forest is bisected by a minor public road, with Lot 1 located south of the public road and Lot 2 located to the north. Both sections of the property benefit from attractive ride networks primarily associated with utilities wayleaves, facilitating easy access around the woodlands including the ponds in the southwest of Lot 1.
Please note, all signage will be removed and does not form part of the sale.
There are no current grant schemes in place over the property.
Information on the Scottish Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 and grant scheme availability can be accessed through the following websites:
www.forestry.gov.uk/scotland and www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/SRDP
Sporting rights are owned and unlet.
The whole ironstone, whinstone, freestone and other metals and minerals (other than coal which is vested in the National Coal Board) have been reserved in favour of a previous owner.
The fences bordering the subjects are maintained jointly with neighbouring owners.
Third Party Rights and Burdens
The property will be sold subject to and with the benefits of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and any other third party rights howsoever constituted, however the following matters are of particular note:
Various rights and servitudes exist in relation to utilities, most notably gas pipe lines.
A vehicular and pedestrian servitude right of access exists over the forest road between points B and C in favour of a neighbouring owner.
The Title Deeds are available on request from the Sales Agent.
Viewing and Closing Date
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents. It is anticipated that a closing date for best offers will be set in due course but the owner reserves the right to sell without setting a formal closing date. The owner will not be bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.
Potential purchasers are advised to formally register their interest, in order that they may be informed if a closing date for offers is set.
Purchasers should have their solicitor submit a Letter of Intent for the whole, detailing the price, date of entry and any conditions, which they require to attach to their offer. The solicitors acting on behalf of the vendor will then issue an offer to sell to the successful bidder.
Bidwells, 5 Atholl Place
Perth PH1 5NE
Tel: 01738 630666
Fax: 01738 627264
Central Scotland Conservancy
Hamilton Business Park, Caird Park
Hamilton ML3 0QA
Tel: 01698 368530
Fax: 01698 423464
West Lothian Council
West Lothian Civic Centre
Howden South Road
Tel: 01506 280 000
For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a survey.
Given the potential hazards of a working forest we would ask you to be as vigilant as possible for your own personal safety when making an inspection of this property.
If communications, condition of the property, situation or other such factors are of particular importance to you, please discuss these priorities with us before arranging an appointment to view. This should avoid a wasted journey. Any photographs displayed in these particulars depict only part of the property and it should not be assumed that the property remains as displayed in the photographs. No assumptions should be made regarding other parts of the property that have not been photographed.
The property being open to inspection, the purchaser(s) shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the state and condition thereof and as to the ownership of any boundary or part of the property.
These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract of part thereof. Bidwells LLP do not make or give either in these particulars or during negotiations or otherwise, any warranty or representation whatever in relation to this property. All measurements are given as a guide and no liability can be accepted for any errors arising therefrom. No responsibility is taken for any omission or miss-statement in these particulars.
Bidwells LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England & Wales (registered number OC344553). Registered head office is Bidwell House, Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 9LD, where a list of members is available for inspection.
Particulars prepared August 2017. Photographs taken May 2017.
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