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20th February 2017

We are a small dedicated team focused on finding you your dream property. Whether it is a sporting estate, castle, country house or rural retreat we are on hand to assist you. If you are looking for a property please ring either Richard or Kathryn to discuss your requirements on 0131 476 6500.

Maison de la Chasse, Paris

11th January 2017

Just back from a wonderful two days in Paris at the Maison de la Chasse with Holts Auctioneers. The next gun valuation day is at our office at 48 North Castle Street in Edinburgh on the 26th January. Please feel free to pop in to see Holts or to have a chat with either Richard, […]

For Cash Buyer

10th November 2016

Our retained client is seeking to acquire about 1,000 to 2,500 acres of land which either has a single dwelling on it or the realistic potential to build a dwelling. Location is unimportant but the land must offer dramatic highland scenery with mountain and river/loch views being a distinct advantage. Significant cash funds immediately available […]

Estate Wanted

11th October 2016

For Cash Buyer Our retained client is seeking to acquire a block of land which either has a single dwelling on it or the realistic potential to build a dwelling. Location is unimportant but the land must offer complete privacy and must not be overlooked by pylons, wind turbines or telecom masts or other properties. […]

Sporting Rates

From April 2017 sporting rights will be taxed. The full details are yet to be finalised but sporting estates will shortly receive a sporting questionnaire which will help determine your rates.  Questionnaires will need to be completed regardless of whether you lease out your sport or not. The aim of the questionnaire is to establish […]

Taymount Fishings Sold

4th June 2016

Goldsmith and Co. are delighted to announce the sale of the Taymount Fishings, a prime week of timeshare salmon fishing on one of the most productive beats on the River Tay. The beat extended to approximately 1.85 miles of reciprocal double bank salmon fishing for six rods and has a 5 yr average of 24.8 […]

Off Market Sale of Outer Hebrides Sporting Estate

28th October 2015

Goldsmith & Co. are pleased to announce the recent sale of Morsgail Estate on the Isle of Lewis. The 14,000 estate has been purchased privately for an undisclosed sum by the owner of Amhuinnsuidhe Castle, Mr Ian Scarr-Hall. This will bring together one of the salmon fishing catchment areas, which will benefit both estates as […]

Land Reform

23rd June 2015

The Draft Land Reform (Scotland) Bill was published on the 23rd June and we are studying its contents. At first our first reading of the draft we believe that it does not contain too many unanticipated new provisions. As expected the re-introduction of “sporting rates” is proposed and should you wish to discuss any aspect […]

Goldsmith & Co. Concludes First Estate Acquisition Of 2015 For Retained Client

9th April 2015

We are pleased to announce the successful off market acquisition of an estate for a retained client. We were instructed to locate a remote rural property subject to very strict criteria in relation to privacy and landscape considerations. We located a number of properties privately, negotiated the acquisition, and concluded missives within a very short […]

Land/Estate Wanted

4th March 2014

For Cash Buyer Our retained client is seeking to acquire a block of land which either has a single dwelling on it or the realistic potential to build a dwelling. Location is unimportant but the land must offer complete privacy and must not be overlooked by pylons, wind turbines or telecom masts or other properties. […]

Sporting Estates in 2013

26th February 2012

In 2013 Goldsmith & Co. conducted the sale of Gaick Estate, a superb 19,500 acre sporting estate in the heart of the Highlands, reported to be the largest estate sale in 2012. Gaick offers walked-up grouse shooting and challenging stalking throughout the season and the estate is still run in a traditional way using Garron […]

Looking for a sporting estate?

6th April 2011

If you are looking for a sporting estate, deer forest, salmon fishing or grouse moor, sporting lodge, please do not hesitate to contact us. With our extensive contacts in this niche area we are well placed to fulfill your requirements.  We look forward to hearing from you. Contact us on 0131 476 6500.

Call us on 0131 476 6500 to discuss your ideal requirements.