The Isle of Islay is one of the major islands of the Inner Hebrides and is the southernmost island. The island, also known as Queen of the Hebrides is famous for its 9 whiskey distilleries which is the second …
The Isle of Islay is one of the major islands of the Inner Hebrides and is the southernmost island. The island, also known as Queen of the Hebrides is famous for its 9 whiskey distilleries which is the second largest industry on the island. The plot is a short walk away from 3 distilleries, Ardbeg, Lagavillin and Laphroaig. There are excellent and comprehensive facilities on the island, including a hospital, secondary school and veterinary practice. There is also a championship golf course at the 116 year old Machrie course and a leisure centre at Bowmore, the capital of Islay.
There is a variety of wildlife to be enjoyed, the island is a popular destination for bird watchers with species including the Greenland white-fronted and barnacle goose. The east of the island is more rugged with mountains, the highest peak is Beinn Bheigier. With a beautiful and rugged coastline, bays and lochs, the island offers a variety for walking, fishing, outdoor pursuits and wildlife enthusiasts with over 100 species of bird on the island at any one time The travel links to Islay include regular ferry services at the main port, Port Ellen and Port Askaig to the mainland and regular flights to Glasgow.
One plot is available, located near the junction of Lennox Street and the A846, opposite Port Ellen primary school and situated within walking distance of the amenities within Port Ellen. The planning reference is 19/02602/PPP. Planning permission in principle has been granted for the creation of a single family dwelling house. The indicative house type created as part of the planning application shows a detached family home with 3 bedrooms, each with an en-suite, study, open plan kitchen and dining/family area and a sitting room. This provides a wonderful opportunity to purchase a plot, within the town and to design and create a new home tailored to the owners own requirements. The plot will be sold enclosed by fencing.