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Marine Property for sale

Isle of Kerrera, Oban, PA34

Offers in Excess of £975,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 95 Serviced floating pontoons (planning consent to increase to 200)
  • Slipway
  • 30 Moorings
  • 4 Bedroom bungalow
  • 3 Bedroom log cabin
  • 50 Cover restaurant
  • Amenity block
  • Boat sheds/workshop
  • Approximately 10.54 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Oban Bay Marina lies on Ardentrive Bay and the entire property extends to approximately 4.17 hectares (10.3 acres) with approximately miles of sea frontage. The marina is extremely popular with sailors whilst the restaurant is popular with yacht owners and also visitors. The Marina is well sheltered from all North, South and West prevailing winds and located a short distance across Oban Bay. Ardentrive Bay provides an ideal safe and secure location for mooring and berthing, fully operational and equipped with a 50ton & 14ton boathoist, telehandler and wide range of boatstands and cradles, three ferries and a workboat. The individual components of the marina are as follows:

There are 95 serviced floating pontoon berths with planning consent for to take number up to 200. There are also 30 moorings leased from the crown estate. The bay benefits from deep water and is accessible at all states of the tide, there is little tidal movement through the bay.

There is a large area of hardstanding for the storage and overwintering of over 100 boats. Part of this area would be suitable for residential / holiday development subject to appropriate consents being applied for and obtained.

Boatsheds / Workshop

Boatshed One
Measuring approximately 120' x 60' this shed lies adjacent to the slipway and is constructed of portal; frame with corrugated asbestos side cladding and roof. There is a concrete apron leading the slipway at the front.

Boatshed Two
This building lies behind the workshop and extends to approximately 2,800 sq ft. The building is portal framed with a concrete floor

This property extends to approximately 4,300sq.ft and is located opposite the reception block

Reception/Amenity Block
This building houses the marina office and to the rear are 4 shower rooms together with male and female WC's. The block also houses the laundry with two high quality commercial stainless steel washing machines and two high quality commercial tumble dryers. There is full planning consent for a new building incorporating reception office, private offices, shop, bar, restaurant, function room, shower,WC facilities for restaurant and yachtsmen, laundry, dishwashing and electric/plant room.

To the south of the reception / amenity block is located the restaurant which was installed in 2012 and is constructed of planed solid pinelog construction and has bi-fold opening doors, stunning views across Oban Bay, small bar with drinks chillers. To the side of the restaurant is an additional decking area with canvas rood canopy. The restaurant has capacity for 50 covers and benefits from a premises licence.

The commercial kitchen is equipped with new LPG stove, electric griddles and grills, ice maker, chillers and freezers.

The Boathouse
This property comprises a single storey, detached bungalow is of timber frame construction with rendered concrete block external walls and set under a pitched tiled roof. The cottage has been upgraded and re-decorated internally and provides comfortable accommodation which is as follows: Entrance vestibule, Hall, Lounge, Kitchen / Dining Room, 4 Bedrooms (master bedroom has en-suite), Bathroom. The bungalow enjoys fantastic views over Oban Bay and has a new kitchen with new high quality appliances, a new bathroom with separate shower and also has a new oil fired boiler. The cottage is tastefully decorated with solid oak furniture, new carpets and curtains and fully equipped as a 4 star holiday let which achieves up to 860 per week in high season.

The property benefits from oil fired central heating.

Log Cabin
Top the north side of the property and overlooking the bay is a log cabin which is in need of major renovation however enjoys a stunning private site with southerly views over the bay and direct access to the shore. The cabin is constructed of solid log construction, turf roof and has oil fired central heating and a wood burning stove. The accommodation is open plan with a living area, 3 bedrooms (1 en-suite) Bathroom, laundry and store rooms.

Shoreside Land
There is a strip of land located to the north of the Marina which is currently down to grass however may have some development potential subject to the appropriate consents being applied for and obtained.

Mains electricity, Private water supply, Private drainage.

The shoreside land including the garden ground of The Boathouse and The Log Cabin is held under absolute ownership/heritable (freehold equivalent) title and the foreshore along the whole frontage of the property is included in the land holding. A lease covering the pier, pontoons and their moorings and the independent moorings covering virtually the whole of Ardentrive Bay is held from the Crown Commissioners from1st June 2005 for a period of 50 years. The rent is equivalent to 7.5% of Gross Annual Receipts being the sum received for all of the moorings and pontoon berths in the relevant 12 month period exclusive only of VAT.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Trading Accounts
Full trading accounts since February 2012 are available by post from the selling agents. Interested parties receiving the accounts are invited to make a donation of 25 by means of a cheque payable to the RNLI.

An inventory is available on request from the Selling Agents.

Energy Performance Rating
Band E

Local Authority
Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT

No direct approach may be made to the property. For an appointment to view please contact the Selling Agents.

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