Lot 2 The Old SmiddyToberonochy, Oban, Argyll and Bute, PA34 4TY
Offers Over £60,000
- Elevated site with far reaching views
- Potential development subject to necessary consents
- Charming village of Toberonochy in close proximity
- Services nearby
- Close to Oban town
SITUATIONThe Isle of Luing, one of the former slate isles, has a population of about 170. The island is situated within commuting distance of Oban town to the north on Scotland’s West Coast. Access to the island is via a car ferry which runs a regular, daily service making it one of the most accessible of the Western Isles. The island is serviced by a shop, post office, two village halls, church and heritage centre with café, there is also a medical practice on neighbouring Seil and 9-hole golf course. Luing offers a choice of outdoor pursuits including walking, sailing, kayaking and fishing and has its own skiff club. It is also a haven for a diverse range of wildlife. The popular coastal town of Oban offers an excellent range of retail outlets, professional services, a leisure centre and cinema. There is also a choice of primary and secondary schools. The town’s railway station runs daily services to Glasgow and from the harbour are regular ferry sailings to the Western Isles. Further to the north at Connel, a small airfield operates flights to the Outer Isles with plans to extend to Glasgow in future.DESCRIPTIONThe Old SmiddyThe Old Smiddy is located to the east of the main road with a pond adjacent and contains a slate bothy with box profile roof and timber roof trusses. The property benefits from views to the coast. Access to the bothy would be directly off the main road.SERVICESSome services are either close by including water, telephone and electric. Drainage will be to a septic tank, the buyers will be responsible for their installation. However, the owner may be willing to contribute towards these installation costs.NOTESThe buyer(s) will be responsible for construction of the access road(s) from the existing road to the plot(s). For further information, please contact the Selling Agent.DIRECTIONSFrom Oban travelling south on the A816 Oban/Lochgilphead road, turn right at the signpost for Easdale (B844) continue along this road, crossing the ‘Bridge over the Atlantic’. Pass the Tigh-an-Truish Inn on the right and continue south through Clachan Seil and Kilbrandon to Cuan where the ferry connects with Luing. On leaving the ferry continue along the road towards Toberonochy. The plots can be found on the right and left hand side of the road after passing the Kilchattan Church.POST CODE PA34 4TYSOLICITORSTurcan ConnellPrinces Exchange1 Earl Grey StreetEH3 9EELOCAL AUTHORITYArgyll and Butehttps://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/homePLANNINGThe plots do not currently benefit from planning permission, a pre-app application has been put into the Argyll and Bute Council and we will be able to provide the outcome once we receive feedback from the council.