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Clounlaid and Crosben - Lot 1

Morvern, Oban, PA80 5XD

Offers Over £815,000


  • Lot 1 - Clounlaid

  • An attractive land holding on the Morvern peninsula in a scenic west coast location.

  • About 807 Ha (1,966 acres) in total

  • Also available as part of a whole.

CLOSING DATE SET FOR THURSDAY, 6TH OCTOBER 2022 AT NOON.

Clounlaid and Crosben are located on the scenic Morvern peninsula, which overlooks Loch Linnhe and the Isle of Mull. The subject lie a short drive from the villages of Strontian and Lochaline.

Lochaline provides good local amenities including a shop, …

CLOSING DATE SET FOR THURSDAY, 6TH OCTOBER 2022 AT NOON.

Clounlaid and Crosben are located on the scenic Morvern peninsula, which overlooks Loch Linnhe and the Isle of Mull. The subject lie a short drive from the villages of Strontian and Lochaline.

Lochaline provides good local amenities including a shop, post office, primary school, hotel and restaurant, as well as a community owend marina and ferry services to Fishnish on Mull. Strontian provides additional shops and services including a high school, and the Sunart centre hosts a range of cultural events. The towns of Fort William and Oban are both easily accessible by road and ferry.

Morvern is the outdoor enthusiast’s dream with scenic hill walking, cycling and sailing opportunities on the door step. For the sporting enthusiast the landscape offers exceptional deer stalking and the many local hill and sea lochs provide abundant fishing.

The land comprises a mix of commercial and native woodland, peatland and upland grazing. The land holding is rich in biodiversity and offers great potential in relation to natural capital opportunities or as a private amenity estate.

Lot 1 – Clounlaid
Clounlaid is the eastern of the two lots and comprises the hill of Beinn Claonleud between the A884 and Gleann Dubh. It sits from about 128 metres above sea level at its lowest point rising to about 479 metres at its highest point. The land is predominately classified as Grade 6(3) by the James Hutton Institute Land Capability for Agriculture plans.

The land includes a small Sitka Spruce plantation (about 9 Ha) with further established native woodland around the plantation (about 22 Ha). The native woodland was established under an RDP scheme in 2010, and maintenance payments will continue until 2027. The lower slopes of the hill offer tremendous potential for further woodland creation, while there is also some scope for peatland restoration on flatter areas.