49 acres of Christmas tree crops and grazings
LOT 2: Land at Muir Estate
Land (About 49 acres): The land comprises of agricultural land, some of which is planted with Christmas trees and the remainder is sown in Ryegrass.
Proposed Leaseback of Christmas Tree Plantations: Unless a purchaser is prepared to pay an additional sum for the Christmas tree crops, the vendor intends to sell the land retaining ownership of the crop and a right to harvest the trees.
This leaseback will enable the vendor to continue growing, managing and harvesting the Christmas trees.
It is proposed that the vendor will pay a fixed rent of £250 per hectare (approx. £100 per acre) per annum for each compartment.
Compartments will be returned to the landlord on April 1 post harvest. Any remaining trees, stumps or debris will be mulched to a standard to be mutually agreed between the landlord and tenant, either suitable for replanting or for agricultural use, ready to be sown with grass.
A map identifying the location and extent of each compartment is available on request from the Selling Agents.
Lying on the southern fringe of the Scottish Highlands close to the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, the location of Muir Estate provides both tranquillity and privacy, whilst remaining extremely accessible.
On the western edge of the Carse of Stirling, within the heart of central Scotland, commuting from Muir Estate to Stirling, Glasgow, Perth and Edinburgh is straightforward with each city being within an hours drive under normal traffic conditions. These cities provide a full range of services and facilities, together with recreational
and leisure opportunities.
Closer to home, one mile to the south of Muir Estate, is the village of Thornhill which offers primary schooling, and basic services including a village shop, community hall and hotel. To the north, 5 miles distant, is the popular town of Callander, the doorway to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, where various cafes, shops and hotels can be found. Five miles to the west of Muir Estate, the village of Aberfoyle is popular with tourists and provides additional recreational and leisure opportunities.
Secondary schooling is provided at McLaren High School in Callander. The closest private schools are equidistant and approximately 23 miles away: Dollar Academy, east of Stirling, and Morrisons Academy in Crieff.
Edinburgh and Glasgow airports are 40 and 48 miles distant respectively whilst the closest railway station is at Dunblane (12 miles) with frequent services to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth.