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Build a cottage on your own Scottish island

Eilean Mor Island is Lot 7 on the Castleton Estate, which lies between Glac Mhor Bay and Loch Fyne and the island extends to about 23.44 acres. The island is covered in bracken, rough grasses and mixed woodland including birch, fir, larch and pine.

There is full planning permission (07/02323/DET) to build a cottage at the southern end of the island on a site with magnificent views towards the Isle of Arran and the Kintyre peninsula. The planning permission is for a single storey stone and slate property with a sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.

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There is a current licence from The Crown Estate for the reinstatement of the pier and pontoon on the island. There are a number of other ruins on the island showing that it once supported a viable croft.

 A mooring buoy is located in the bay, under annual licence from The Crown Estate.

Castleton occupies a stunning position on the north shore of Loch Fyne in Argyll, which is renowned as one of Scotland’s most attractive counties, with the extensive coastline being a particular attraction to sailors. 

Lochgilphead has a wide range of shopping, leisure, medical and recreational facilities, while Glasgow provides the wide range of services expected from Scotland’s largest city.

The guide price is £275,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 0131 226 2500 or visit

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