Productive Scottish hill farm goes on the market

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Strutt & Parker is about to launch (tomorrow) Stonypath Farm, near West Linton in Peebleshire.

It is a productive hill farm situated on the edge of the Pentland Hills and within commuting distance of Edinburgh. It is for sale as a whole for offers over £1,050,000 or in three lots.

Lot 1: Stonypath Farmhouse and paddock (About 0.71 Acre) Offers over £175,000

· Traditional farmhouse with 2 reception rooms and 3 bedrooms.

· Garden.

· A small range of outbuildings.

· Paddock.

Lot 2: Stonypath Farm (About 794.38 Acres) Offers over £500,000

· A range of farm buildings.

· Land comprising 97.31 acres permanent pasture suitable for silage, 3.98 acres permanent pasture, 653.13 acres rough grazing and 38.94 acres woods.

· Sporting opportunities.

Lot 3: Land at Wakefield (About 940.09 Acres) Offers over £375,000

· A single enclosure comprising 20.11 permanent pasture, 893.22 acres of rough grazing and 18.24 acres of woods.

· Sporting opportunities.

About 1,735.18 acres (702.22 ha) in total

James Butler, Associate Partner in Strutt & Parker’s Edinburgh office, said: “This is a good upland stock farm with a well-balanced mixture of pasture, rough grazings and woods. It benefits from an extremely accessible location with proximity to Edinburgh City Centre, Edinburgh Airport, the city bypass and routes north and south.”

Particular features include superb views, the Lyne Water (a tributary of the River Tweed) running through the farm and the rugged glacial valley known as Windy Gowl.

In recent years, a driven pheasant shoot has been run at the farm and it has the potential to be developed further. The land also hosts a population of roe deer and there is excellent rough shooting for woodcock, snipe and geese.