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Glenhurich Sawmill, Polloch, Glenfinnan, Highland, PH37 4LX

Guide Price - Under Offer


Closing date: 30 Nov 2018 12pm

Oban Office - 01631 566 122

*Closing Date set for 12 noon on Friday 30th November 2018* A unique opportunity to acquire a former sawmill in a scenic West Highland location

To make an enquiry, arrange a viewing or request a free market appraisal of your own property call Andrew Fuller on 01631 566 122 or contact Andrew via Email.


Under Offer


  • Substantial building of traditional stone construction
  • Potential for restoration or development (subject to the necessary consents)
  • Scenic rural location in the Scottish Highlands
  • Grounds extending to 0.15 hectares (0.38 acres) approx.
  • Extending to approximately 0.38 Acres (0.15 Hectares)
  • Closing Date - 30 Nov 2018 12pm



The subjects comprise of a vacant, detached former sawmill of traditional stone construction under a slate roof with a useable floor space of approximately 60 square metres. The property includes the internal and external infrastructure relating to a sawmill including; belt driven machinery, blades, bench, skids (degraded) and direct drive diesel generator which also supplied electricity for the property. The mill has not been used for a number of years, has not been tested and the set up does not meet today's safety requirements. No guarantees are given as to the condition of the machinery or generator.

There is a covered external store external store on the eastern gable and a small generator shed to the rear.

The property has lain vacant for a number of years and requires some renovation to bring to useable standard. The building could offer commercial or residential development potential subject to the necessary consents being granted.

The land included in the sale extends to 0.15 ha (0.38 acres), the property boundary is currently demarked by stakes strategically placed.

No formal applications have been submitted and it will be the purchaser's responsibility to investigate further. All enquires in relation to any proposed use should be made to The Highland Council's planning department. Offers subject to planning will not be favoured.

Interested parties should note that the subject is located within the Glenhurich Forest and is accessed via a part made part unmade, forest road, which will be maintained by the owner only up to a standard suitable for their purposes. The road remains in use by the owner for its business purposes, along with other parties that have rights over it. The purchasers will have responsibility with other users for maintenance of the access road, contributing based on use.

The purchaser will be granted a non-exclusive servitude right of access for the use of the forest road for all purposes. The design speed for the forest road is 25kph (15mph) and this should be regarded as the maximum speed.

Boundaries are to be fenced or permanently marked by purchaser within 6 months of date of entry, boundaries to be agreed with owner in advance.


The subjects are located at the head of Glenhurich in the West Highlands close to the small hamlet of Polloch, where the opportunity to acquire property is rare. The mill is set in an area of stunning natural beauty with panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.

The nearest settlement is that of Strontian which lies on the banks of Loch Sunart approximately 7 miles to the south with the main local centre of Fort William approximately 29 miles away.


Important Notice

These sale particulars were prepared on the basis of information provided to us by our clients and/or our local knowledge. Whilst we make every reasonable effort to ensure that they are correct, no warranty or guarantee is given and prospective purchasers should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact. Furthermore neither Bell Ingram LLP or its partners or employees assume any responsibility therefore. In particular:

  1. prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the structural condition of any buildings or other erections and the state of repair of any services, appliances, equipment or facilities;
  2. any photographs included in these particulars are for general information only and any furniture or contents shown in these photographs are not included in the sale unless this is expressly stated in these particulars; and
  3. any descriptions, measurements or dimensions quoted are approximate only and references to conditions, planning permissions, services, usage, construction, fittings & fixtures and moveable items are for guidance only.