Sale Of Scotland's 'Ghost Village' Complete
CKD Galbraith has completed the sale Pollphail Village, the abandoned village in Argyll & Bute that has lain unoccupied for over 35 years.
Pollphail Village, a 25 acre site, was purchased by Portavadie Forestry Limited for the sum of £250,000 plus VAT.
A spokesperson for Portavadie Forestry Limited said: “This is an exciting opportunity for us to compliment the significant investment made at Portavadie Marina and to transform this site to an additional venue in the area. We are in the process of reviewing options for the site, but initial proposals include plans for a mixed development including a micro distillery or brewery with visitor centre and residential development. We look forward to engaging with SNH, Argyll and Bute District Council and the local community on our proposals and will publish further details in due course.”
Harry Stott of CKD Galbraith said: “We are delighted that the sale of Pollphail Village has successfully concluded. Given the history surrounding the site we are really encouraged to hear of the purchaser’s plans and look forward to seeing their vision materialise. I am sure local residents and visitors alike will be pleased to see that there is a realisable future for the site.”
Brian Milne of French Duncan LLP stated: “The sale of the site through the administration process has resulted in a successful outcome for all parties and we wish PFL well with their future plans”.
CKD Galbraith acted on behalf of administrators Brian Milne and Eileen Blackburn of French Duncan LLP.