When Greg Coffey, 41 and worth nearly half a billion pounds, bought the Ardfin Estate on Jura he closed the popular Jura House Walled Garden and sealed off the entrance by closing the gap in the wall. Later the welcome sign ended up on a fire at bonfire night. Many regular visitors of the island [...]
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I think a word of warning is necessary before you read this article because it’s not going to leave you any happier, in fact I think when you’re done reading you are probably just as upset as I am. Why, you might wonder? What can be so terrible on this Jura Blog to upset you. [...]
Ardlussa House at the north end of the Isle of Jura will be opening its garden and woodland walks for a couple of weekends in June to raise money for Small Isles Primary School on Jura. Last weekend the garden was open for the first time and it will be open again on Saturday 25th [...]
Dave, owner of a holiday house on Jura, sent me a link to the website of www.struttandparker.com where you can find information about Ardfin Estate, which is currently for sale, for more than £3,500,000. If you can spare the money you get one of the most beautiful estates in Scotland, in a superb location, including [...]
Drew Ratter, Convener of the Crofters Commission, visited Jura last week accompanied by local Area Commissioner Cllr Robin Currie, where the two men attended a meeting to discuss the creation of six new crofts on the Rily-Smith’s Ardfin estate. Ratter told the Ileach: ‘The meeting was very well attended, particularly by young couples and families. [...]
Earlier I wrote about new crofts on Jura from information which was published in the Scotsman. The Ileach local newspaper published the full story in last weeks edition which you can find below: The Crofters Commission has approved the proposal by Ardfin Estate to create six new crofts on the Island of Jura. Drew Ratter, [...]