Uisken House and Crofts

Bunessan, Isle of Mull, Argyll and Bute, PA67 6DS

Offers Over £995,000

273.21 acres

  • CLOSING DATE TUESDAY 30TH APRIL 2024 AT 12 NOON.
  • 4 crofts, including Uisken House, a modern 2 bed cabin and static caravan.
  • Land Classified as Grade 5(2) by James Hutton Institute with tree planting consent in part
  • Located in an extremely attractive elevated position.
  • Undisrupted views to the south across Port Uisken, Isles of Colonsay and Jura.
  • FOR SALE AS A WHOLE OR IN 4 LOTS, with Common Grazing Aassignation also available.

SITUATIONUisken House and Crofts are located in an extremely attractive location to the east of Ardlanish Bay, sitting centrally to the southwestern coast of the Ross of Mull. The properties sit back slightly from Uisken Bay and are accessed direct from the adjoining public road. Uisken Bay is a beautiful bay located on the west coast of the Isle of Mull in Scotland. It’s known for its scenic views, sandy beaches and the surrounding natural landscapes. Uisken Bay attracts visitors for its tranquillity and is a popular spot for beach walks, birdwatching and enjoying the coastal environment.DESCRIPTIONUisken House and Crofts in total extend to 110.56 ha (273.21 acres) or thereby, accompanied by Usiken House, a 2-bed cabin (Jura View) and a further 2-bed static Caravan (Colonsay Cabin). The property also features a number of traditional ruins across the site along with an area of former common grazings which has been apportioned to the vendor.In 2023 the Crofts were split into 4 separate crofts as follows: North Uisken (C2040), East Uisken (C9522), South Uisken (C9523) and West Uisken (C9524).The current owners have run a successful holiday letting business from the property with both Jura View & Colonsay Cabin having high occupancy rates.METHOD OF SALEUisken House and Crofts is offered for sale as a whole or in 4 lots, with Common Grazing Assignation also available.LOT 1: UISKEN NORTH- 9.06 ha (22.38 acres) land, Uisken House, Jura View Cabin, Colonsay Cabin Caravan.Uisken House (requires refurbishment)Uisken House is a traditional stone building with a rendered exterior under a mixed slate and tiled roof. The property is in need of a full renovation providing accommodation over two floors which currently comprise:Ground Floor:Utility, Kitchen, Hallway, understairs storage, Lounge, Bathroom and Entrance Hall.First Floor:Two Double Bedrooms, landing and storeroom.Cabin (Jura View)The property benefits from a two-bed cabin which provides a compact but well-presented accommodation over a single floor. The cabin comprises a kitchen/dining/sitting room, two bedrooms and a bathroom. The cabin has been furnished and let out on a short-term holiday basis, known as Jura View.Static Caravan (Colonsay Cabin)Lot 1 also includes a Static Caravan which is currently rented out as short-term holiday accommodation. The caravan comprises two double bedrooms, shower room, kitchen/diner with wood burning stove and a porch/utility room with access to external decking. The caravan has been furnished and used as a short-term holiday let, known as Colonsay Cabin.The LandThe land within Lot 1 at Uisken known as Uisken North (C2040) extends to 9.06 ha (22.38 acres) of Agricultural Land Graded 5(2) by the James Hutton Institute. The land is predominantly used as pasture and rough grazing. The property lies between 45m and 55m above sea level and features areas of deer fencing throughout.LOT 2: UISKEN SOUTH- 43.75 ha (108.12 acres)The land within Lot 2 at Uisken South (C9523) extends to 43.75 ha (108.12 acres) of Agricultural Land Graded 5(2) by the James Hutton Institute. The land is predominantly utilised for rough grazing. The land ranges from sea level rising to 56m.LOT 3: UISKEN EAST- 7.22 ha (17.85 acres)The land within Lot 3 Uisken East (C9522) extends to 7.22 ha (17.85 acres) of Agricultural Land Graded 5(2) by the James Hutton Institute. The land is predominantly utilised for rough grazing. The land ranges from 18m to 32m above sea level.LOT 4: UISKEN WEST- 11.21 ha (27.70 acres)The land within Lot 4 Uisken West (C9524) extends to 11.21 ha (27.70 acres) of Agricultural Land Graded 5(2) by the James Hutton Institute. The land is predominantly utilised for rough grazing. The land ranges from 40m to 50m above sea level.LOT 5: Apportioned Common Grazing 39.32 ha (97.16 acres)Lot 5 extends to 39.32 ha (97.16 acres) of former common grazing which is classified as Grade 6(3) by the James Hutton Insitute which has been apportioned to the vendor.There will be an assignation of the Apportioned Common Grazing, The assignation is to be approved by the Crofting Commission. The land will not be assigned until offers are recieved for Lot 1. This will be availble via seperate negotiation.