Planning Permission in Principle for Detached House
Decrofted House Site 0.25 Ha (0.61 acres)
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Owner occupied croftland
The subject for sale offers a rare opportunity to purchase a substantial area of owner occupied croft land which also benefits from Planning Permission in Principle for a detached house. The land stretches across Achnahard to the sea and enjoys stunning views towards Staffa, Ardmeanach and Loch Scridain.
Ardtun is a small settlement less than 2 miles from Bunessan, the largest village on the Ross of Mull and lies approximately 29 miles south of Craignure. Facilities include a well-stocked grocer’s shop (including Post Office services), gift shop, hotel, primary school, church, doctor’s surgery and police station. Mull itself is the most accessible of all the Inner Hebridean Islands, only a two hour drive north-west of Glasgow and a 45 minute sailing from Oban with regular daily sailings also from Fishnish to Lochaline and Tobermory to Kilchoan. A popular tourist destination, the island is wonderfully diverse, with towering sea cliffs, white sandy beaches and a large mountain range with the peak of Ben More rising to over 3,000 feet. The island is also considered to be one of best locations in Britain for wildlife spotting, with frequent sightings of dolphins, otters, eagles and red deer.
Planning Permission in Principle was granted on 19th December 2017 (Ref:17/02320/ppp) for the erection of a house. Copies of this Planning Permission and approved plans are available on the Argyll & Bute Council website or on request with the selling agent.
It will be the purchasers responsibility to connect to all services. As part of the planning the road will require upgrading and our client has an estimated cost of around £17,000. The drainage will be to septic tank to be installed and electricity is located nearby.
Croft & Decrofted House Site
The area outlined red indicates the area of croft land included in the sale. This croft extends to around 8.3 ha (20.5 acres) and comprises fields ideal for grazing with native shrubs and trees. Within this area is the decrofted house site, outlined blue, which extends to 0.25 ha (0.62 acres) and is home to the ruins of the original croft house.
For more information on crofting contact the Crofting Commission on or at Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW - Tel: Travel Directions
From the ferry terminal at Craignure, turn left on to the A849, heading towards Iona Ferry, and follow the road through Glen More, Pennyghael and on towards Bunessan (around 30 miles). Turn right where signposted Knockan & Ardtun. Follow this road for around 2 miles and turn right again. The croft is located straight ahead.
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