In case you’ve all the time imagined settling down on a tiny, non-public island off the coast of Scotland, now’s your likelihood.
The picturesque Barlocco Island is situated among the many Isles of Fleet in Fleet Bay, about 75 miles south of Glasgow. And it’s for sale.
Make a suggestion over $186,000, and the “gorgeous location with excellent views” might be yours.
The 25-acre tract is simply accessible by boat or, at low tide, on foot or by way of tractor or quad bike. There are not any dwellings on the island, and there’s a flood pond that gives water for livestock and wildlife.
However purchaser beware: In case you’re seeking to construct your dream residence there, assume once more.
Barlocco Island is situated throughout the Borgue Coast Web site of Particular Scientific Curiosity, a designation given to protected natural areas in the UK. That would make any growth a problem.
David Corrie, a companion at the true property agency Galbraith, which is itemizing Barlocco Island, instructed NPR by way of electronic mail that the agency does not know should you can construct on the island. He stated there are not any water mains or electrical energy there, both.
A brochure for Barlocco Island says any “planning alternatives needs to be investigated by the client immediately with the native planning authority.”
Regardless of that, Corrie stated the true property agency has already obtained a number of affords for the island and that it will proceed to promote Barlocco Island till the potential consumers had time to ask questions, view the island in the event that they selected to and rent an legal professional to make a proper provide.