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Kilmelford Development Site, Kilmelford, Oban, Argyll and Bute, PA34

Sold STC £55,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Well known tourist and holiday destination

Coastal situation with nearby marina

Close to Kilmelford village

Lochside location

The site comprises a broadly regular shaped area of level coastal ground extending to circa 0.170 acres.

The site is at the very head of Loch Melfort which is a location of great natural scenic beauty. To the west is a beautiful sea scape view stretching down the sea loch and to the east the hills behind Kilmelford which provide a scenic backdrop as well as sheltering and protecting the village.

The site is located beside the small fire station as well as the Kilmelford Village Hall. To its southern side an area of foreshore reaches down to the Abhainn Na Cille River which flows into the sea at the rear of the site.

Kilmelford is on the main tourist route from Lochgilphead to Oban on the A816. The area is scenically beautiful and accordingly has always drawn tourists to the district. The Loch Melfort marina now increasingly brings yachtsmen to the village.

Planning Consent
Planning permission in principle has been granted for the erection of a multi-purpose building (ground floor restaurant/retail and residential accommodation on the first floor).

Planning reference number 13/00947/PPP

The development site at Kilmelford is situated just off a minor single track road with passing places which connects with the A816 which is the main tourist route which runs between the two main west coast highland towns of Lochgilphead and Oban.

Kilmelford is a picturesque village situated approximately 15 miles to the south of Oban. The village has a thriving permanent community and a busy transient community increasingly by boat and by car especially in the holiday seasons. The successful neighbouring timeshare operation Melfort Village with 1,600 timeshare owners provides a constant stream of visitors and holiday makers to the area throughout the year.

The village has various amenities which include a village store with post office counter, a café and a hotel. There is a well-respected primary school in the village of Kilninver which is located some 7 miles to the north, secondary schooling is available at the High School in Oban.

A further and fuller range of facilities, amenities and professional services can be found in Oban, including shops, businesses, restaurants, cafes and bars. Oban is well known as 'The Seafood Capital of Scotland' and also as 'The Gateway to the Isles' with ferry, train and plane services linking the islands to the mainland and the central belt.

In addition, further to the south (about 21 miles) is the west coast town of Lochgilphead which offers a further range of services as well as being home to the Local Authority offices which administer the mid-Argyllshire area.

Glasgow city is about 108 miles distant and as offers a full range of higher, further educational services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city. Glasgow international airport is about 96 miles to the south.

Travel Directions
From Oban, proceed in a southerly direction on the A816 for about 15 miles to reach Kilmelford. On arrival in Kilmelford proceed through the village passing the Cuilfail Hotel. Proceed out of the village and after the de-restriction signs turn right at the signpost for Melfort and Degnish. Proceed along the road for about 200 meters and the site is on the left hand side beyond the small fire station and adjacent the Kilmelford Village Hall."
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20 May 2015

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