Auchgoyle Farm is situated in a peaceful rural area approximately 3 miles to the south west of the village of Tighnabruaich to the south of the settlement of Millhouse on the Cowal Peninsula which is on the western arm of ...
Auchgoyle Farm is situated in a peaceful rural area approximately 3 miles to the south west of the village of Tighnabruaich to the south of the settlement of Millhouse on the Cowal Peninsula which is on the western arm of the Kyles of Bute in Argyll and Bute.
The nearby picturesque village of Tighnabruaich provides day-to-day services including a post office, grocery store, art gallery, gift shop, bars, coffee shops and restaurants. Auchgoyle is within less than an hours drive of Dunoon and Hunters Quay which lie some 26 miles to the north east and provide regular daily crossings to the terminals at Gourock and McInroys Point, in turn allowing for excellent links to the Erskine Bridge and Dunbartonshire with the M8 leading onto Glasgow Airport and the Greater Glasgow area and Central Scotland. Nearby
Portavadie has a regular ferry service connecting to Tarbert and giving access to the Kintyre Peninsula and the Western Isles.
Tighnabruaich is popular for sailing and yachting and has its own sailing school in Kames. The sailing in the area is legendary and centres on the nearby Clyde marinas, the Crinan Canal and out to the Hebridean Islands. Shinty is the major sport, with the village being home to Kyles Athletic and there is a 9 hole golf course and tennis courts. There are
a number of cycle routes posted for the area as well as signed walking routes. Tighnabruaich Pier is used by the famous paddle steamer The Waverley which cruises Loch Fyne and Tarbert and is a popular tourist attraction. Portavadie Marina offers a fantastic holiday destination, marina facilities, restaurant, bar, gift shop and spa. It is a short drive
from Auchgoyle Farm.
Tighnabruaich has a primary school and secondary education is available at Dunoon Grammar School.
The town of Oban is about 82 miles to the north and the largest port in the West of Scotland and the main ferry terminus for the Hebrides. Ferries from Oban serve Mull and many of the Inner Hebridean islands as well as Barra, South Uist and the Outer Hebrides. Oban (meaning little bay in Gaelic) is known as The Gateway to the Isles and boasts a wide variety of shops, sporting and transport facilities. Restaurants, cafés and bars abound, many hosting live bands and ceilidhs and, for the energetic, swimming and other sports can be enjoyed at the Atlantis Leisure Centre.
The City of Glasgow is 87 miles distant and can be accessed by road via the A83 or 60 miles via the ferry from Dunoon to Gourock. The surrounding area is well catered for by established agricultural and forestry contractors as well as agricultural marts in Oban and Dalmally which offer excellent outlets for livestock reared on the Farm.
Auchgoyle is an attractive livestock unit, situated in a private and elevated position overlooking the small village of Millhouse. The farm is reached by a private farm road which leads directly from the minor public road linking Millhouse to Ardlamont Point.
The property comprises a traditional farmhouse, a cottage and a range of traditional and modern farm buildings which are located centrally within the holding, and an area of agricultural land extending to 185.73 Ha (458.94 Acres) in total. The farm was historically run as dairy farm and is equipped with an extensive range of modern and traditional buildings which are now utilised for the running of a successful sheep operation and housing an established beef herd.
The majority of the farmland is primarily south facing and is well served from the centrally located farm steading and accessed via the private farm drive or directly off the main public road. The fields have either natural or trough water supplies from the private farm water supply.