West Heath Farm, Holm, Orkney, KW17 2SA

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£500,000

  • GB195-0205M
  • Land
  • For Sale
  • Freehold
  • Orkney Islands

Arable and grazing land with an agricultural building with potential for “one for one” development, subject to planning approval

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Moira Webley

Perth

01738 621 121
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      Arable and grazing land with an agricultural building with potential for “one for one” development site, subject to planning approval.

      About 48.54 ha (119.94 acres) of predominantly Grade 4(1) and 4(2).

      West Heath comprises arable, temporary grassland and permanent pasture extending to 48.54 ha (119.94 acres). Part is currently cultivated for spring barley with the remainder in grass. The land is stock fenced and has access to water for livestock. There is one general purpose farm building.

      Farm Building
      There is a concrete walled farm building 13.0m x 4.5m located alongside the farm access track and adjacent to existing housing at Moss Road and beside field 1. This building is understood to have potential for the basis of a “one for one” house site subject to planning permission. No planning application has been made in this regard and purchasers should satisfy themselves regarding the planning policy if this is material to their interest.

      Sporting
      In so far as these rights form part of the property title, they are included within the sale.

      Health and Safety
      The property is a working farm with equipment present. Appropriate caution must always be exercised during viewings, especially when in the farm buildings or fields.

      Services
      Mains water troughs are located in each of the fields.

      IACS
      All the farmland is registered for IACS purposes.

      Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) 2024
      The basic payment entitlements are available for sale by separate negotiation.

      Environmental Stipulations
      All the land is designated as Non Less Favoured Area. The land is not situated within a Nitrate Vulnerable Zone (NVS).

      Mineral Rights
      The mineral rights are included.

      Ingoing Valuation
      The purchaser(s) shall, in addition to the purchase price, be obliged to take over and pay for a valuation to be agreed by a mutually appointed valuer(s) with respect to the following:

      1. All cultivations carried out in preparation for the 2024 and/or 2025 crop valued on a labour and machinery basis.
      2.All growing crops, on a seed, labour, lime, fertiliser, sprays and machinery basis with an increment representing the enhanced value of the establishment and age of such growing crops.
      Note: If the amount of the valuations has not been agreed on the date xed for completion, then the purchaser shall pay to the seller such a sum as selling agents shall certify on account at the valuation pending agreement. Should the payment not be made within seven days then the interest will become payable on outstanding monies at 8% over Bank of Scotland borrowing rate.

      Mortgage Finance
      Bell Ingram are approved agents for the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) who provide loan funding for farms and rural businesses at competitive rates. We can provide assistance in securing finance for various purposes including purchase of land and property, restructuring existing debt, working capital, funds for diversification projects or farm building improvements. If you would like to find out more or discuss your proposals in confidence, please call Sarah Tyson on 01738 621121 or email sarah.tyson@bellingram.co.uk

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      From Kirkwall, travel south west on the A961. After approximately 3.5 miles, bear left onto the B9052 signposted for Toab. After a further mile, the entrance to West Heath (Holland Road) is on the left. For viewers using the ‘what3words’ app, the entrance track is at ///signal.ironic.underway