For sale: Demainholm - LOT 2, Land At Bankhead, Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG14 0UR

Offers Over £270,000

Summary: Agricultural land extending to 42.9 ha (106 acres) or Thereby in total, including approximately 11.26 ha (27.82 Acres) of woodland and 600 metres of single bank brown trout and salmon fishing rights on the adjacent Liddel Water and Muir Burn. FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN TWO LOTS.

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AddressLand At Bankhead
Dumfries and Galloway
DG14 0UR
Property TypeLand
Sold StatusAvailable
Bedrooms0 Beds
Bathrooms0 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms0 Receptions
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Agricultural land extending to 42.9 ha (106 acres) or Thereby in total, including approximately 11.26 ha (27.82 Acres) of woodland and 600 metres of single bank brown trout and salmon fishing rights on the adjacent Liddel Water and Muir Burn. FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN TWO LOTS.

A block of agricultural land and woodland located 2.5 miles from Demainholm and Under Burnmouth Farms and 1 mile outside Rowanburn just off the B6357, 8 miles North East of Canonbie. The Land is split into 11 fields. The land ranges in altitude from 70m to 110m above sea level with some gently
undulating land in parts.

According to the James Hutton Institute for Soil Research, the land is classified as 5 (2) - Land capable of use as improved grassland. The farm qualifies for the Less Favoured Area Support Scheme.

The field sizes can be seen in the field schedule attached but in summary comprise:

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In addition, the property includes single bank salmon and trout fishing rights for a 600 meter stretch along the Liddel Water and Muir Burn.

Mains water.

Access is gained from a private track as shown hatched purple on the Sale Plan for Land at Bankhead. This track is owned by Buccleuch Estates Limited. The purchaser will be granted pedestrian and vehicular access.

Basic Payment Scheme
The sale does not include any Basic Payment Entitlements or LFASS payments.

From Canonbie head North East along the B6357, Under Burnmouth steading is situated 7.5 miles from Canonbie on the left, Demainholm Farm is situated 2.5 miles further along the road on the left. The properties are marked with H&H Land and Property sale boards.

Demainholm and Under Burnmouth Farms are located on the border between Dumfriesshire and the Scottish Borders, lying in a picturesque and easily accessible rural location close to the village of Newcastleton.

The picturesque landscape of the Scottish Borders and South West Scotland is well known for the quality of its field sports including game shooting and salmon and trout fishing on the Border Esk River and River Tweed. Further outdoor sporting
opportunities available throughout the area include a variety of water sports, golfing, and mountain biking.

The village of Newcastleton, approximately 2.5 miles north of the farm provides a range of facilities including hotels, public houses, two cafes and a primary school.

The town of Langholm lies 12 miles west of the farm and provides further local services including Primary and Secondary schooling, hotels, shops, a Post Office and petrol station.

The area is well served by the agricultural sector with a wide range of suppliers and auction marts located in Longtown (13 miles) with Harrison & Hetherington auction marts at Carlisle (23 miles) and Lockerbie (29 miles).

Transport links are good in the area, the A7 and M74 provide excellent road access.

Mains water.

Ingoing Valuations
Approximately 200 round silage bales will be cut and stored at Demainholm steading which will be available to purchase by the successful buyer of Lot 1. The valuation will be undertaken by Harrison & Hetherington and their decision is final.

Mineral Rights
The vendor retains the mineral rights, an agreement will be needed should the vendor need to break the surface to work the minerals.

Sporting Rights
Sporting rights are in hand and included in the sale. Fishing rights are included.

Access is gained from the public road for Demainholm and Under Burnmouth Farms and from a private track for Land at Bankhead.

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Prospective purchasers should note that unless their interest in the property is formally intimated to the selling agents following inspection, the agents cannot guarantee that notice of a closing date for offers will be advised and consequently
the property may be sold without notice.

Servitude Rights, Burdens and Wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The buyer(s) will be held to have satisfied himself/themselves as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.

The buyer(s) shall be bound to accept the title as it presently stands in the name of seller(s) and the conveyance in favour of the buyer(s) shall be subject to all the exceptions, reservations, burdens and conditions presently contained in the title deeds. There shall be excepted from warrandice
in the conveyance in favour of the buyer(s) any leases, tenancies, tenants’ rights, missives, agreements, rights of possession, rights of way, access rights, and sewerage and drainage facilities, and all other servitudes and other rights
without prejudice to the right of the buyer(s) to quarrel or impugn the same on any ground not inferring warrandice against the seller(s).

An election to charge VAT on the subjects has been taken.

Plans, Areas and Schedules
These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the selling agents but no warranty is given as to their accuracy and the property will be sold only on the basis of the seller’s title and as possessed. The buyer(s) shall be deemed to have satisfied himself/themselves as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

Purchase Price
Within 7 days of completion of the exchange of missives a non-returnable deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid. The balance of the purchase price will fall due for payment at the date of entry (whether entry is taken or not) with interest accruing thereon at the rate of 5% above
Clydesdale Bank plc base rate. No consignation shall be effectual in avoiding such interest.

Obligations of Purchasers
The sale is subject to all existing rights of occupation, whether under agreement or by law or custom or otherwise. Any obligations following upon these incumbent upon the seller(s) will be taken over by the buyer(s) who shall free and relieve the seller(s) of all claims for compensation under statute or otherwise. The seller(s) shall be under no obligation to obtain written or formal contracts, leases, agreements and others where these are informal or have not already been
reduced to writing.

All outgoings shall be apportioned between the sellers and the buyer(s) as at the date of entry.

Money Laundering Regulations
Prospective Buyers should be aware that in the event that they make an offer for the property, they will be required to provide us with documents in relation to Money Laundering Regulations, one being photographic id, i.e. driving licence or passport and the other being a utility bill showing their address. These can be provided in the following ways: call into our office with, or post to us, the original documents for us to copy; or a certified copy provided via your solicitor.

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