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LAND / ESTATE AGENTS, VALUERS & RURAL CONSULTANTS

LAND AT BANKEND

Bankend, Dumfries, DG1 4QR

**CLOSING DATE – WEDNESDAY 30th OCTOBER @ 12 NOON**

Offered for Sale

Offers Over £350,000

Property Details

Property Type

  • Land

LAND AT BANKEND

  • ABOUT 99.93 ACRES OF AGRICULTURAL LAND
  • CONTAINED WITHIN 6 FIELD ENCLOSURES
  • LIVESTOCK HANDLING PENS
  • BASIC PAYMENT ENTITLEMENTS
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The land at Bankend is situated adjacent to the Bankend Road, some 4½ miles south of Dumfries. The land at present is farmed in conjunction with another farm, owned and occupied by the sellers.

The land is located in an area known for its long grass growing seasons and is in a fertile and accessible region of Southwest Scotland. This block of agricultural land would lend itself to inclusion within another farm, or indeed as a standalone unit.

Comprising of 6 field enclosures to include a set of livestock handling pens, extending to about 99.93 acres (40.44 hectares). The land lies within a ring fence and is bounded on one side by the Bankend Road, giving good access. It is noted that the present owners have improved the land by way of drainage and reseeding. The land is in good heart and although mainly utilised for grazing and mowing, is capable of growing cereal crops.

The land benefits from Basic Payment Entitlements, which will be included in the sale at no additional charge. The region 1 entitlements have an indicative value of €160.66 (Euros).

This area of Southwest Scotland enjoys one of the most varied and picturesque landscapes within Scotland, ranging from the moorland of the Southern Upland Hills to the bays and sandy beaches of the distinctive coastline. This is a rural county where agriculture and tourism thrive to form the backbone of the local economy. The area has been relatively unscathed by modern industry.

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