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Maidenhead couple buy Duke of Argyll's old coaching inn

17 August 2006

Peter and Valentina Wemyss from Maidenhead have bought the Argyll Arms hotel, which was built in the 19th century as a coaching house for the Duke of Argyll.

It has a prominent position on the main street of Campbeltown, the principal town of the Mull of Kintyre, which is popular with walkers, artists, bird-watchers, golfers, and surfers.

The blonde sandstone-fronted building is within walking distance of the pier and of Campbeltown Loch, a major draw for yachtsmen.

It offers 29 bedrooms (of which 23 are en-suite), a 120-seat dining room, two bars and a function room/cocktail bar that can hold up to 250 people.

The Glasgow office of Christie + Co sold the freehold off a £750,000 asking price on behalf of Lance Everett.

By Angela Frewin

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