Brindister, Gulberwick

Farm/Land

Offers Over £500,000

Aberdeen & Northern Estates
Aberdeen & Northern Estates
Aberdeen & Northern Estates

An extensive land holding set in a scenic coastal location near Lerwick on Mainland Shetland extending to 667 acres (270 ha) or thereby in total.

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An extensive land holding set in a scenic coastal location near Lerwick on Mainland Shetland comprising
croft and non-croft land together with farm buildings, extending to 667 acres (270 ha) or thereby in total. For sale as a whole or in 2 lots.

A four bedroom residential property is also available by separate negotiation.

Lot 1: Brindister - Land to the east and west of A970 extending to 590 acres (239 ha) or thereby including farm buildings

Lot 2: Land west of Gulberwick - Land extending to 77 acres (31 ha) or thereby, fenced to facilitate a sheep holding and handling area

Directions

By road - From Lerwick, take the A970 south for approximately 3.5 miles. Immediately beyond the south Gulberwick junction, turn left to reach Brindister. The exact location of the 2 lots are shown on the attached OS extract plan.

By sea - Northlink Ferries operate a daily overnight ferry service between Aberdeen and Lerwick.

By air - Loganair operate direct flights from Sumburgh Airport to Kirkwall, Inverness, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow with seasonal direct flights to Bergen.

Viewing

By appointment with Eileen Hunter - TEL: 01595 696589 or the selling agents: Aberdeen & Northern Estates - TEL: 01467 623800

Lot 1

Brindister

Farm buildings and Yard

Located at Brindister and accessed via a tarred private road off the A970, are a useful range of farm buildings extending to approximately 850 sqm. The buildings include:

Byre and back shed 29.87 x 7.46m
Old houses 17.5 x 3.5m
Implement shed 18.28 x 9.14m
Silo 22.86 x 9.1m
Old silo 31.69 x 6.09m

The farm buildings at Brindister comprise a mixture of traditional and more modern construction. The Implement Shed houses a heated portable cabin and has a landline phone. The Silo was reclad in 2017 and has a removable mezzanine floor section.

Services

Mains water and electricity (steading recently re-wired, LED lighting)

Land

Lot 1 IACS registered land extends to 590 acres (239 ha) or thereby in total as per the attached plan. The land to the east of the A970 extends to approximately 251 acres (102 ha) and comprises grassland used for silage making, improved pasture and rough/hill grazing. According to the Macauley Institute for Soil Research (now the James Hutton Institute) the land is classified as a mixture of Grade 5(1) and 5(2).

The land situated west of the A970 at Loch of Brindister is a substantial block of predominantly rough/hill grazing extending to approximately 339 acres (137 ha). The land is classified as predominantly Grade 6(3) with areas of Grade 5(2). It should be noted that the Loch of Brindister is in separate ownership and therefore is not included for sale.

There are two owner occupied registered crofts on Lot 1:
1) Brindister (Z0853) extending to 73 ha (181 acres) or thereby and 2) Daanwal (Z0854) extending to 1.955Ha (4.83 acres) or thereby which includes the farm buildings. The registered croft land is shown crosshatched blue on the attached plan.

Residential Property

The 4 bedroom residential property ‘Tarrisgord’ located within Lot 1 and hatched red on the attached plan is not included in the sale however is available by separate negotiation with the sellers. For further details, please contact Anderson Strathern solicitors on 01595 695262 or email lerwick@andersonstrathern.co.uk

Additional Areas

There are additional areas shown hatched black on the attached plan which may be available for rent to the purchaser of Lot 1. This is by separate negotiation and for further details, please contact the sellers.

Lot 2

Land West of Gulberwick

Located to the west of Gulberwick and the A970, this block of land extends to 77 acres (31 ha) or thereby and comprises improved pasture and rough/hill grazing. The land is classified as predominantly Grade 6(3) and is accessed via a track off the A970.

Local Authority

Shetland Islands Council
www.shetland.gov.uk

Entry

By agreement

Mineral Rights

Included in sale in so far as they are owned.

Sporting Rights

Sporting rights are in-hand and included in the sale.

BPS Entitlements

BPS Entitlements not included in sale price but may be available by separate negotiation.

Note

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.

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Contact Us

01467 623800

estates@anmgroup.co.uk

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