Glenshellach and Ariogan - Lot 1

Oban, Argyll and Bute, PA34 4QJ

Offers Over £775,000

442 acres

  • Lot 1
  • Ariogan Farm – extensive grazing land with considerable natural capital potential extending to 179 Ha (442 acres)
  • Also available as part of a whole.

Glenshellach and Ariogan are located on the southern outskirts of Oban, with the northern end ofthe land holding reaching the edge of the town. The land is easily accessible from the public roadnetwork and coastal views can be enjoyed from parts of the farm.Oban is a busy coastal town and tourist destination, well known for its excellent seafood restaurantsand ferry links to the Western Isles. The town is well served with amenities with good schools,hospital, supermarkets, and the railway station provides direct train services to Glasgow. Obanis the perfect location to enjoy a range of leisure activities, including sailing, hill walking, golf andexploring the many beaches and coastline in the area.Oban also hosts a number of agricultural suppliers, and the United Auctions livestock Mart islocated directly adjacent to Ariogan Farm, with Dalmally Mart also a short distance away.Lot 1 – Ariogan Farm - 179 Ha (442 acres)Ariogan comprises 173.26 Ha (428 acres) of owner occupied farmland along with a small tenantedcroft which extends to 5.74 Ha (14.15 acres).The in hand farmland comprises a mix of pasture and rough grazings with some areas of naturalisednative woodland. For the most part the land is gently undulating, ranging between 70m and 160mabove sea level, with some steeper slopes at the north end at Soroba. The land is classified asGrade 5 (2 and 3) and soils are a mix of brown earths and peaty gleys.There are a number of good internal tracks, providing vehicular access across the land holding.Fields are stock fenced, with some sections of fencing replaced over the last 12 months. Watersupplies are available in all fields.There is a small block shed on the holding, located just off the A816. The building is in a poor stateof repair, but could be replaced or upgraded as required. There is also a small borrow pit, which aswell as providing a useful source of material for the internal tracks, also serves as a useful shelter/hardstanding area for cattle wintering.The tenanted croft land lies on the east side of the A816, and is registered on the Crofting Registeras Croft 1 Ariogan (C4432).