Mark of Luce Woods, Kirkcowan, Newton Stewart

Offers in Excess of: £45,000


Mark of Luce Woods are situated in the Kirkcowan parish of Wigtownshire. The area is renowned for its mild climate and is particularly suited to the growing of conifers. Its’ position, so close to the A75 trunk road, allows for easy access to the timber markets of Southern Scotland.

From Newton Stewart travel West on the A75 towards Stranraer. Upon reaching the dual carriageway TO THE West of Kirkcowan turn left onto the single track unnamed road. The property is then on the left-hand side after about 500metres (see plan attached).

Extending in total to 88.6 acres the property is a mix of water meadow, standing timber and a recently harvested clear-fell area. It offers a purchaser a unique opportunity to acquire an area of mixed land use with sporting potential (mainly roe stalking), or simply to recreate a diverse area of woodland ownership.

Potential purchasers should be aware that the main gas line from Scotland to Northern Ireland runs through the property.

The subjects comprise the following approximate areas:

Meadow grazing 44.1 acres
Standing timber 10.0 acres
Clearfell area & scrub 34.5 acres
Totalling 88.6 acres


Sporting rights are let and the current lease ends on the 31st March 2020.

Mineral rights are included insofar as they are included within the titles.

The boundaries are mainly fenced. To the East the border is the River Tarf, and to the West it is bounded by the public road.

Access to Mark of Luce Woods is directly off the public road, with the A75 trunk road just several hundred metres away.

Viewing is possible at any time during daylight hours. Potential purchasers should be in possession of the sales particulars and undertake to respect the country code, being aware of the potential hazards within the forest area.

Offers are expected in excess of £45,000.

Offers should be submitted in Scottish legal form to the sole selling agents. It is possible that a closing date may be set for the receipt of offers. In order to be notified of the setting of a closing date, it is important that interested parties notify their interest in writing. The vendor will not be prevented from selling the property at any time or before the setting of a closing date.

The clear-felled area was felled in 2017 as part of an approved Forestry Grant Scheme (16FGS05374) and will need to be restocked with mixed conifers. It may however be possible to amend the approval to allow restocking by natural regeneration. R

These particulars were prepared on the 14th August 2019 and have been carefully compiled and are believed to be correct. Any error or omission however shall not annul the sale nor in any event give grounds for action at law. Where dimensions are shown, these are approximate only.

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