CLOSING DATE SET FOR THURSDAY 14 JANUARY 2021 AT 12.00 NOON
OFFERS OVER £105,000
13.95 Hectares/34.47 Acres
(According to title)
A rare opportunity to acquire a mature Scots
pine woodland, with high amenity and excellent
access to timber markets. Sporting rights
FREEHOLD FOR SALE AS A WHOLE
• Nairn 6 miles
• Forres 5 miles
• Inverness 23 miles
• Edinburgh 165 miles
(Distances are approximate)
Downie Wood extends to approximately 13.95 hectares
(34.47 acres), comprising predominantly Scots pine
woodland, with attractive stands of Japanese larch, Douglas
fir and Corsican pine. This is a rare opportunity to acquire
a mature Scots pine woodland with high amenity and
Location and directions.
Downie Wood is situated in Moray, in the northeast of
Scotland, lying approximately 6 miles east of the town of
The property is shown on the location and sale plans within
these and can be found on OS Sheet 1:50,000 Number 27,
Grid Reference: NH 967 580.
From Inverness, take the A96 east for approximately 17
miles to Nairn then continue on the A96 for approximately 6
miles. Turn left at the signpost to Dyke and Kintessack and
continue on this road for approximately 1 mile. The entrance
to Downie Wood is on the left.
A forest track extends from the public road for
approximately 50m into Downie Wood. Access through the
woodland is on foot from this point, over well-defined paths.
The C9E public road is classified as an Agreed Route in the
Timber Transport Forums Agreed Routes Map.
Downie Wood extends to 13.95 ha or thereby, according to
Title. The woodland is dominated by stands of mature Scots
pine with some Corsican pine and Douglas fir in mixture
and a small discrete stand of Japanese larch adjacent to the
public road. The crops were planted in 1953. These crops
contain, in part, a well-developed understory of Silver and
Downy birch. The crops exhibit good form and provide an
opportunity for timber income from thinnings.
Third Party Rights and Burdens
The Property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all
servitude rights, burdens, reservations and any other third party rights howsoever constituted.
An 11kV overhead electricity line crosses to the east of the
property. Any wayleaves for electricity transmission cables
have been capitalised and may be converted into servitude
rights prior to the completion of any sale.
Sporting rights are included and are unlet. Downie Wood has
a small population of roe deer.
The boundary of the woodland has been maintained in a
stock-proof condition where it meets such agricultural uses,
and these are mutual and maintained at the joint expense of
Downie Hillock lies within the woodland, the site of an Iron
Age fort. More information is available at https://canmore.
There are no current grant schemes in place over the
Information on the Scottish Rural Development Programme
and grant scheme availability can be accessed through the