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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]