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Successful Estate Acquisitions

9th July 2018

We are pleased to announce the successful acquisition of three estates this month for retained clients. Looking for your dream property or sporting estate? Goldsmith & Co. are Scotland’s leading acquisition agents and sporting estate specialists and would love to help you with your search. Please give us a call to discuss your requirements.

GWCT Scottish Game Fair

14th June 2018

Scone Palace Friday 29th June– Sun 1st July 2018 Please do come and see us for a drink on our stand at the Scottish Game Fair. We look forward to seeing you!

Exciting New Sales Instructions

23rd April 2018

With the Spring comes a number of exciting new sales instructions. Whether you are looking for a small coastal croft cottage, sporting estate, equestrian property or country house- look no further. We have a lovely selection of properties available both on and off market.  Please do not hesitate to call to discuss your search.

Country House Wanted

16th January 2018

Our retained client is seeking to acquire a farmhouse or country property with scenic views.  Location is unimportant but the property must offer complete privacy. Fine hill/mountain views or loch aspect is desired but not vital, importantly it must not be overlooked by other properties. The addition of land would be a distinct advantage but […]

Ruling On Sporting Rates

27th September 2017

Rory Kennedy of Chiene and Tait has just released some advice regarding sporting rates following some major new developments. The Scottish Government’s flagship Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 reintroduced rates on shooting land, with amounts payable from 6th April 2017. Curiously, this date was upheld by politicians, even once it had passed – with the […]

No Search Too Big Or Too Small

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 […]

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