The number of Scottish farms on the market continues to grow this week with a diverse range of quality properties launched.
Leading this is 672-acre Hatton Farm near Carnoustie. It is the second prime enterprise in the so-called Angus “golden mile” to be put on the market this year.
The predominantly arable operation has a track record of producing winter wheat and winter barley at around 4t/acre from its gently sloping Grade 1, 2 and 3 soils.
The farm is equipped with two large grain stores and a dryer and is for sale at offers of more than £5.25m. (Savills 0131 247 3720)
A vast portfolio of Berwickshire broiler units is also for sale in the Borders.
A 23-shed farm, spread over a number of sites with two houses, is available as a whole or in five lots at West Morriston, near Kelso. Nearby, Orange Lane and Crosshall Farms offer a further 16 sheds, available together or separately.
The seller has adapted the units to comply with Red Tractor Assurance and Assured Chicken Production schemes. All sheds are well ventilated, fitted with windows and equipped with feeders, drinkers and feed bins.
Offers are invited. (Davidson & Robertson 0131 449 6212)
Over in Dumfries, a modern dairy with three Lely milking robots and cubicle housing for 127 cows is for sale north of Stranraer.
Portencalzie Farm has 333 acres, with about 120 acres put to wheat and barley. The well-equipped yard includes modern housing and handling facilities, two slurry towers and two feed bins. It has a guide price of £2.2m. (H&H 01228 406 260)
West Town Farm, near Sorn in Ayrshire, has 206 acres of productive grassland, which is also suitable for cereals.
It has both loose and cubicle housing and a range of buildings to support the operation, at a guide price of £800,000. (H&H 01228 406 260)
A 473-acre stock farm near Kippen, Stirlingshire, is for sale at offers over £720,000.
Easter Glinns comprises 97 acres of pasture and silage ground plus 364 acres of hill grazing. Its farmhouse requires renovation, but the agricultural buildings are in working order and let until November. (CKD Galbraith 01786 434 600)