A south-facing dairy and stock farm with excellent buildings and coastal views.

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LOT 1: Ormsary Farm (About 266.07 acres)

Ormsary Farmhouse

With a south-westerly facing situation, Ormsary Farmhouse is of stone construction beneath a pitched slate roof. The house is attached to a traditional ‘U-shaped’ steading, which forms a courtyard with a concrete base to the rear, where there is parking.

The accommodation is over two storeys.

Features include cornicing, a stove in the drawing room, an open fire in the sitting room and an oil-fired Rayburn range cooker in the kitchen, which heats the water. There is a separate oil-fired boiler providing central heating throughout the farmhouse.

The house is served by a mains electricity supply, private water and drainage to a septic tank. It is fully double glazed. There is a garden in front of the house which is mainly laid to lawn and is enclosed by a stone wall. It has beds and borders which are well stocked with shrubs and flowering plants. There is also a separate drying green.

The accommodation is well laid out for the Bed & Breakfast business. There are two bedrooms with wash hand basins and a guest bathroom on the ground floor. The main stair leads to a bedroom suite comprising a double bedroom, shower room and adjoining single bedroom/dressing room. A second double/twin bedroom with en suite shower room is accessed from the main stair.

There is a small, separate parking area for guests accessed immediately off the public road.

Farm Buildings

The farm buildings are positioned behind the farmhouse and are a combination of traditional and modern structures. There are extensive concrete aprons and ample hard standing surrounding the buildings. They are served by a private water supply and mains electricity. There is also a PTO-driven generator.

Traditional steading

Attached to either side of the farmhouse is a traditional steading which is constructed of stone and beneath pitched slate roofs.

Former stable (6.00m x 5.50m).

Generator room (5.50m x 3.10m).

Workshop (14.50m x 5.50m).

Log store (5.84m x 3.40m).

Former byre with calf pens (11.18m x 6.17m).

Detached calf pens with loosebox (9.19m x 4.9m).

Modern buildings

A feature of Ormsary is the modern range of farm buildings.

Young stock shed (18.44m x 13.24m). In 3 bays of steel portal frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with Yorkshire boarding, block walls and a concrete floor. It includes a central feed passage and has a small lean-to used for sheep handling.

Calving pens (18.28m x 10.14m). In 4 bays of steel construction beneath a box profile roof with supervent cladding, block walls and a concrete floor. Opens to:

Parlour and collecting yard (22.33m x 9.18m). Includes a collecting yard and store with electrics board, bulk tank room containing a 4,000-litre DeLaval tank, and a 10:20 direct-to-line herringbone parlour with auto ID.

Cubicle shed 1 (39.00m x 17.07m). Of concrete and steel construction beneath a corrugated roof with Yorkshire boarding, block walls and a concrete floor. Contains 105 cantilever and mushroom cubicles with mats, cattle handling facilities with crush, a central feed passage with troughs, and automatic scrapers.

Cubicle shed 2 (35.00m x 11.91m). In 7 bays of steel portal frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with Yorkshire boarding, block walls and a concrete floor. One side is open with an overhanging roof, feed barrier and trough. Contains 90 cantilever cubicles with mats, and automatic scrapers.

Slurry store. Permastore 4-ring slurry store with a capacity for 180,000 gallons.

Silage pit 1 (31.50m x 12.70m). Covered silage pit in 7 bays of steel portal frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with box profile cladding, concrete panel walls and a concrete floor.

Silage pit 2 (31.50m x 9.13m). Outdoor silage pit with a concrete floor and an earth bank.

General purpose shed (18.20m x 12.4m). In 4 bays of timber frame construction beneath a corrugated roof with corrugated cladding and a concrete floor.


The land within Lot 1 lies within a contiguous block and extends to 266.07 acres. It comprises 65.35 acres of arable/grass leys, 99.14 acres of permanent pasture, 78.33 acres of rough grazing, 12.97 acres of woods and 10.28 acres of miscellaneous ground.

The woods include a variety of native species which are mostly situated on the edge of the Breakerie Water. They provide shelter, amenity and the opportunity to out-winter livestock.

A quarry is situated at the northeast of the farm. It has provided the stone for many of the internal tracks created on the farm.

This property has 266 acres of land.


Ormsary Farm occupies a private position on the Mull of Kintyre, with attractive views south over the coastline and beyond to Northern Ireland.

The village of Southend is 3 miles distant. It is on the southernmost tip of the Mull of Kintyre and its beautiful white sand beaches are swept by the Gulf Stream, which provides the peninsula with a temperate climate and a long growing season. Southend has a church, doctor’s surgery, village hall, 18-hole golf course, hotel, post office, shop and tea room.

The town of Campbeltown is 11 miles to the north and has supermarkets, a range of shops and professional services, an A&E hospital, leisure facilities (including a modern swimming pool) and a cinema. Campbeltown holds a week-long music festival. There is a primary school at Southend and secondary education at Campbeltown Grammar.

Machrihanish (13 miles) has one of the most challenging and scenic 18-hole links courses in the west of Scotland. The beach of Machrihanish Bay is well known for windsurfing and surf canoeing. Some of the local estates run commercial shoots and there are opportunities to fish on some of the local rivers and hill lochs, as well as sea angling in the Kilbrannan Sound.

Campbeltown Airport is 13 miles distant and provides a twice-daily service (Monday-Friday) to Glasgow. There is also a Sunday flight during the summer months.

From Tarbert there is a ferry link to Portavadie, which gives access to an alternative route to Glasgow via Dunoon and Gourock.

The farm is 49 miles away from the picturesque little ferry port of Claonaig, by Skipness, which connects Lochranza on the island of Arran to the Kintyre peninsula, whilst the Kennacraig ferry is 42 miles distant (just off the A83) and connects the Kintyre mainland with Islay, Jura and Colonsay. The Kintyre Express offers regular sailings to Northern Ireland. A ferry runs from Campbeltown to Ardossan in Ayrshire.


Road (Postcode: PA28 6RN)

From Glasgow take the A82 and A83 to reach the town of Tarbert. Take the A83 out of Tarbert following signs for Campbeltown. Travel through Campbeltown and south on the B842 towards Southend for about 8 miles. Before entering Southend, fork right (signposted for Mull of Kintyre) and after 1.5 miles turn right (signposted for Dalsmeran). Continue for about 1 mile, where the entrance to Ormsary is on the right.


There are daily flights (Monday – Friday) between Glasgow and Campbeltown Airport. There is also a Sunday flight during the summer months.

Glasgow Airport – Tel: 0141 887 1111

Campbeltown Airport – Tel: 01586 553 797.

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