With lighthouse: Scottish island €440,000 . for sale in

 With lighthouse: Scottish island €440,000 .  for sale in

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You can currently buy Plada Island, a private island with your own lighthouse for around 440,000 euros.

The island occupies approximately 280,000 square meters of land and consists of a five-bedroom house.

There is also a garden of 25,000 square meters as well as a helipad and a stone pier for boat transport.

This Scottish island can be yours for less than €450,000.

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You can currently buy Plada Island, a private island with its own lighthouse, for the equivalent of around €440,529. The property, offered by the Knight Frank Estate Agency, is less than a mile from the Isle of Arran.

Pladda Island is approximately 280,000 square meters.

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The island is 31 miles from Glasgow.

There is a lighthouse on the island, which was completed in 1790.

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The lighthouse was fully automated in the 1990s and is now remotely monitored from the Northern Lighthouse Board headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland. According to a Knight Frank representative, the traditional lantern and lens have been replaced with solar-powered LED lights at the top of the tower.

The island has a five bedroom house.

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The former lighthouse keeper’s home includes two living rooms and a bathroom, as well as a kitchen and a freezer room. Knight Frank’s listing states that the house has not been used for years and “needs an update”.

There are also two modern outbuildings on the property.

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The outbuilding contains another bedroom, a kitchen, a living room and a shower. There are also additional outbuildings currently used for storage.

Within the island is a walled garden which is over 25,000 square metres.

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Its high stone-walled garden was formerly used for the former lighthouse keeper to grow fruits and vegetables.

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Plada Island can only be reached by boat or helicopter.

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It has a stone pier and a helipad.

The island is an important breeding ground and habitat for many migratory sea birds.

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According to Knight Frank, more than 100 species of birds have been counted on the island of Plada. Large breeding colonies include arctic terns, turnstones, shags and a variety of gull species.

From Pladda there are wonderful views of the southern coast of the Aran and Northern Ireland.

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Kildonan, the nearest village to Aran, has a village shop, post office, campsite and hotel.

Nearby Aran offers great views and lots of outdoor activities.

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Fishing, mountain biking, rock climbing, sailing, golfing, walking and diving are all available on Aran in case you need a break from the remote life of Pladda.

And the surrounding sea is full of dolphins.

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You can also spot basking sharks, otters and occasionally a colony of seals.

This text was translated from English by Lisa Ramos-Dosse. you can find the original Here.

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