Estate Management

Our Estates Office is centrally located at Blair Drummond, Stirling, from which we offer a comprehensive range of professional Estate Management services, conducted by Richard M Seaman MRICS and Kathryn Bontoft MRICS, who both have extensive experience acting for a wide range of private and corporate clients.  Our services include day to day estate management.

Other professional services offered include the following:

  • Sporting services (we have extensive experience with some of the most prolific grouse moors, prestigious deer forests and driven shoots in the United Kingdom)
  • Strategic Estate Restructuring
  • Staff recruitment/management
  • Planning and Development
  • Property Lettings (rural and commercial)
  • Landlord and Tenant issues, rent-roll management and collection
  • Liaison with Statutory bodies
  • Planning and development/environmental impact assessment
  • Renewables
  • Farm Management
  • Principle/Historic House consultancy/management

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.

If you wish to discuss any aspect of the re-introduction of sporting rates please call us on 0131 476 6500 and speak to either Richard Seaman or Kathryn Bontoft.

  • Completion of sporting questionnaires
  • Valuation queries
  • Rates appeals
  • Potential reliefs/exemptions
  • Deer management advice
  • General legislation questions