Church for sale in scenic lochside location in Achnaba, near Oban, Argyll
B listed Church of Scotland property for sale on the banks of Loch Etive, near North Connel and Oban ideal for a variety of uses and with potential for conversion
CLOSING DATE Thursday 15th April 2021 at 12 noon
Ardchattan Church in Achnaba, North Connel, Argyll is a beautiful stone built church built in 1836.
This striking Church of Scotland property has outstanding views over the loch and comprises of a nave, east transept, west transept, vestry, hall, WC and gallery area above.
As a B-Listed property the church could be used as a crèche, day nursery, day centre, educational establishment, museum, art gallery or public library without the necessity of obtaining change of use consent.
It also has potential for a variety of other uses, such as a theatre, cinema or entertainment venue, hospitality and restaurant, retail space or community resource subject to obtaining appropriate consents.
Conversion to residential accommodation might also be possible, again subject to the usual consents.
Fixtures and fittings
The sellers reserve the right to remove the ecclesiastical fixtures and fittings, including the pews. The sellers will exercise reasonable care in the removal of these reserved items but will not be bound to make good any damage resulting from such removal.
The property is served by mains electricity and mains water. Drainage is to a septic tank situated on the seaward side of the public road.
EPC Rating- G
The grounds surrounding the church are owned and maintained by the local authority. There is a right of pedestrian access to the property over ground owned by Argyll & Bute Council, from the public road.
Situated between Ardchattan and North Connel, in Argyll & Bute, this church is in one of the loveliest areas in Scotland.
Connel village is under four miles away and is a thriving community with a broad range of facilities including a primary school with 11 pupils, doctor's surgery, post office/village shop, railway station, bus routes, restaurants and pubs.Oban airport is also located at North Connel.
The village of Benderloch is around four miles to the east and has a primary school with 130 pupils.
Approximately 8 miles to the south-west is the bustling port of Oban, boasting excellent transport links and a good range of shops, bars, cafes, restaurants, primary & secondary schools and leisure facilities. The area is well known for its scenic beauty and offers a wealth ofopportunity for outdoor activities such as fishing, sailing, hiking, golf and bird watching.