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Gigalum Island with Paul McCartney as your closest neighbour could be yours

February 11th, 2016 by admin | Filed under Blog.
  • Gigalum Island, off a west cost of Scotland, boasts usually over 19 acres, a complicated residence and private sandy beaches 
  • It’s being sole as ‘the ideal resolution for island hunters on a some-more medium budget’ during reduction than cost of a London flat 
  • Nearby Kintyre Peninsula shot to celebrity when Sir Paul McCartney wrote a obvious strain Mull of Kintyre

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A private island usually a few miles from Sir Paul McCartney’s Scottish estate has had £100,000 slashed from a price.

The 19-acre Gigalum Island – off a west seashore of Scotland – boasts a modern house, private beaches and a possess jetty with monumental views of the surrounding islands.

It was put on a marketplace final summer during a cost of £550,000 – a bargain considering a privacy, overwhelming vicinity and Sir Paul’s Mull of Kintyre home 15 miles away.

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The island is described as carrying a country and desirable accommodation with smashing surrounding landscape and scenic views

The island is described as carrying a country and desirable accommodation with smashing surrounding landscape and scenic views

Bargain: Gigalum Island off a west seashore of Scotland, boasts usually over 19 acres, a complicated residence with 3 en-suite bedrooms

Bargain: Gigalum Island off a west seashore of Scotland, boasts usually over 19 acres, a complicated residence with 3 en-suite bedrooms

The usually residence on a island is Gigalum House - a distinguished modernist octagonal building with 4 apart 'wings' built in 1980

The usually residence on a island is Gigalum House – a distinguished modernist octagonal building with 4 apart ‘wings’ built in 1980

The island boasts a complicated house, private beaches and a possess jetty with monumental views of a surrounding islands

The island boasts a complicated house, private beaches and a possess jetty with monumental views of a surrounding islands

But after 6 months with no takers a sellers have knocked a towering £100,000 off a seeking price.

The new £450,000 cost tab would get we a 3 bedroom belligerent building prosaic in Edinburgh’s upmarket Merchiston area. In London, a ‘slimmest house’ in the city – usually 99 inches far-reaching – was recently put on a marketplace for £450,000.

The island sits usually a stone’s chuck divided from a Isle of Gigha – a most southerly Hebridean Island, with a race of usually 110.

Gigalum Island is usually 15 miles  from Mull of Kintyre, where Sir Paul lives, yet it would indeed take about dual hours to get there unless a new customer owns a helicopter

Gigalum Island is usually 15 miles from Mull of Kintyre, where Sir Paul lives, yet it would indeed take about dual hours to get there unless a new customer owns a helicopter

After 6 months with no takers a sellers have knocked a towering £100,000 off a seeking cost of a remote island

After 6 months with no takers a sellers have knocked a towering £100,000 off a seeking cost of a remote island

The new £450,000 cost tab would get we a 3 bedroom belligerent building prosaic in Edinburgh's upmarket Merchiston area. In London, a 'slimmest house' in a city - usually 99 inches far-reaching - was recently put on a marketplace for £450,000

The new £450,000 cost tab would get we a 3 bedroom belligerent building prosaic in Edinburgh’s upmarket Merchiston area. In London, a ‘slimmest house’ in a city – usually 99 inches far-reaching – was recently put on a marketplace for £450,000

But a categorical captivate of a skill is positively a surrounding land. Along a sprawling seashore lay a series of white silt beaches, woods, stone outcrops and wildflower patches

But a categorical captivate of a skill is positively a surrounding land. Along a sprawling seashore lay a series of white silt beaches, woods, stone outcrops and wildflower patches

The usually approach to strech a mainland from a island is around a private vessel to Gigha, before holding a packet to a mainland in a outing that can take up to dual hours.

The usually residence on a island is Gigalum House – a distinguished modernist octagonal building with 4 apart ‘wings’ put adult in 1980.

But a categorical captivate of a skill is positively a surrounding land.

Along a sprawling seashore lay a series of white silt beaches, woods, rock outcrops and wildflower patches.

Seals live on a rocks to a south of a islands, while dolphins and otters can mostly be seen personification in a surrounding waters.

A scenic travel from a categorical beach during a firth takes we around a whole fringe of a island – with views out to Jura, and even Northern Ireland.

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Good deal: The island being sole as 'the ideal resolution for island hunters on a some-more medium budget' and claims to be 'within strech of bland island dreamers' during a reduction than a cost of an normal one-bedroom prosaic in London

Good deal: The island being sole as ‘the ideal resolution for island hunters on a some-more medium budget’ and claims to be ‘within strech of bland island dreamers’ during a reduction than a cost of an normal one-bedroom prosaic in London

Sunset: The island has a series of white silt beaches, internal woods, hilly outcrops and areas of wildflower, while it's abounding in wildlife

Sunset: The island has a series of white silt beaches, internal woods, hilly outcrops and areas of wildflower, while it’s abounding in wildlife

No-one from sellers Rettie were accessible to speak about because a skill had unsuccessful to sell during a strange price.

But a firm’s Nick Ainscough insisted a island and a residence were an glorious buy.

He pronounced a contingent customer would suffer ‘rustic and desirable accommodation on a spectacularly sited island with smashing surrounding landscape and far reaching scenic views.’

Mr Ainscough combined that there was a opportunity, theme to planning consent, to extend a house, rise renewable appetite sources and even build additional dwellings.’

The island's estate agent, Nick Ainscough, insisted that a site and a residence were an glorious buy

The island’s estate agent, Nick Ainscough, insisted that a site and a residence were an glorious buy

From a family beach during a lagoon, there is a scenic travel around a fringe where views widen out to Gigha, Cara, Kintyre and Jura, as good as Northern Ireland

From a family beach during a lagoon, there is a scenic travel around a fringe where views widen out to Gigha, Cara, Kintyre and Jura, as good as Northern Ireland

The circuitously Kintyre Peninsula found celebrity when Paul McCartney – who has owned High Park Farm given 1966 – wrote a strain Mull of Kintyre.

When Gigalum Island creatively strike a market, it was described it as ‘the perfect resolution for island hunters on a some-more medium budget’, good within reach of ‘everyday island dreamers’.

They went on: ‘Gigalum Island is accessible to squeeze now for offers over £550,000 – definition that for reduction than a normal cost of a one-bedroom prosaic in London, we could be a unapproachable owners of fully-developed 19.3 hactare private island.’

Rooms with a view: Spectacular sunsets can be enjoyed by impending buyers both from their home and as they wander along a island

Rooms with a view: Spectacular sunsets can be enjoyed by impending buyers both from their home and as they wander along a island

Nature: Seals live on rocks during a south of a island, otters live along a seaside and dolphins are mostly seen concomitant internal fishermen potting for lobsters

Nature: Seals live on rocks during a south of a island, otters live along a seaside and dolphins are mostly seen concomitant internal fishermen potting for lobsters

Remote: The circuitously Kintyre Peninsula became internationally famous when Sir Paul, who has owned High Park Farm on a island given 1966, wrote a strain of a same name about a land on a south-west coast

Remote: The circuitously Kintyre Peninsula became internationally famous when Sir Paul, who has owned High Park Farm on a island given 1966, wrote a strain of a same name about a land on a south-west coast

Gigalum Island was combined to a marketplace final summer during a cost of £550,000 - a discount deliberation a privacy, overwhelming vicinity and Sir Paul's Mull of Kintyre home being 15 miles away

Gigalum Island was combined to a marketplace final summer during a cost of £550,000 – a discount deliberation a privacy, overwhelming vicinity and Sir Paul’s Mull of Kintyre home being 15 miles away

 


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