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Previous Auction Lot

From Auction held in June 2019
Lot 16

“AUCHINLEE”, HIGH ASKOMIL, CAMPBELTOWN, PA28 6EN

Former Care Home – 1,139 sq.m. (12,261 sq.ft) on Site of 0.92 Ha (2.27 Acres) – Conversion/Development Potential

Location

Campbeltown is the principle town of Kintyre, a long peninsula on the west coast of Scotland. Lochgilphead lies around 50 miles to the north. The town centre provides a good range of retail facilities and other amenities for the local population and surrounding community. These include a cinema (believed to be the oldest surviving purpose-built cinema in Scotland), a swimming pool, bars and restaurants and library. There is a secondary school, local hospital and the airport at Machrihanish provides flights to Glasgow.

Heading south on the A83, into Campbeltown, fork left on to Dalaruan St (B842) towards Carradale. Pass the Glen Scotia Distillery and this road becomes High Street. Bear left onto High Askomil and follow the B842 for approximately 0.4 miles. The property is on the left, located in a mainly residential area with many large detached villas. It occupies an elevated site with attractive views toward the harbour and across Campbeltown Loch.

Description

The property comprises an Italianate style 3 storey B Listed former villa with a modern two storey extension to the east. The original building is of ashlar sandstone construction, with semicircular bay windows on two floors and a square tower. Approached via an attractive driveway, leading to a visitors/staff car park, the building overlooks a generally level grassed front garden, with an extensive area of sloping ground to the rear, which has been previously largely cultivated by a community garden organisation.

Accommodation

This former care home provided 24 en-suite residents bedrooms, arranged over three floors, all serviced by a lift. A resident’s lounge and dining room overlooked the front garden and the building also provided extensive ancillary accommodation as well as staff facilities. Within the original building, many original features remain, including attractive cornice work and stain glass. The building has an oil-fired central heating system, as well as mains gas and electricity connections.

Site Area

0.92 Ha (2.27 Acres) approx.

Floor Area

We understand that the current layout of the building provides some 1,139 sq.m. (12,261 sq,ft) approx. arranged over three floors.

Planning

The property offers opportunities for both conversion/ redevelopment, together with further new development on the land to the rear. Interested parties should contact Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT. Tl: 01546 01546 605518

EPC

Band G

Tenure

Owner Vacant Possession.

Rateable Value

£50,500

Viewing

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Joint Auctioneers

D M Hall LLP, 15 Miller Road, Ayr, KA7 2AX. Tel: 07768 031297 (Anthony Zdanowicz).




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