The land for sale comprises two registered crofts, 7 Kirkton Muir and 8 Kirkton Muir, extending to 13.86ha (34.26 acres) in total, with a mixture of productive farmland and natural birch woodland.
There is currently no house on the holding but the property offers the opportunity to build a new house with superb views over the Beauly Firth towards the Black Isle, subject to obtaining the necessary planning and Decrofting consents. There are potential house plots on each croft, where the ruins of old croft houses are located.
The Holding is surrounded by commercial woodland to the west and actively farmed croftland to the east. Is fenced on three sides, with the eastern boundary along the Kirkton Burn currently unfenced.
The Holding benefits from two rights of access from the public road to Kirkton Muir, either by a shared track on the north side which is in good condition or by an unmetalled right of way through adjoining croftland.
Croft 7 Kirkton Muir (approx. 8.71ha or 21.5 acres) extends from the access track on the north side up to Croft 8. There is approx. 4.11ha of natural birch wood with some scattered mature firs (Scots Pine, Norwegian Spruce and Larch), with the remaining 3.6ha providing some rough grazing for sheep or cattle.
Croft 8 Kirkton Muir (approx. 5.15ha or 12.7acres) lies to the east of Croft 7 and extends to the west side of Kirkton Burn. It is currently all under grass but approx. 2.8ha (or 7acres) are ploughable and suitable for cropping.
The Holding is subject to crofting legislation and is registered with SGRPID and eligible to receive payments under current agricultural and crofting support schemes.
Further infotmation regarding crofting can be found
on the Crofting Commission website
From Inverness take the A862 towards Beauly. When entering Bunchrew turn left at the signpost for Kirkton Muir/ Englishton Muir. Follow the road over the railway track and up the hill. When the road splits keep right and continue until you reach the Bell Ingram sign on the left. The sign is at the end of the access track and the crofts sit behind the one adjacent to the road.