Auch & Invermeran Estate
Auch and Invermearan estate is a large, mixed residential, agricultural and sporting estate extending to about 28,313 acres in total. This unique is a landscape of scale with enviable accessibility to the central belt of Scotland and to the rest of the UK . Stretching for a distance of about 12 miles from the east to west boundary and about 5 miles from north to south, the estate lies in both Perthshire and Argyll and incorporates land from which water drains to both the east and west coast.
Auch Lodge is a two storey stone house built in the Scottish vernacular style under a pitched slate roof. The house is built on an L-shape plan with an attractive façade combining a pitched slate roof, semi dormer windows and tripartite bay windows. Internally the lodge is in a modernised state of repair with many period features remaining. The accommodation is on two floors and comprises; three reception rooms, large kitchen / breakfast room, office, boot room, drying room/laundry, sitting room, WC. On the first floor: a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, five further bedrooms and two bathrooms
The principal sport on the estate is red deer stalking. Some of the finest stalking ground in Argyll and Perthshire truly defines Auch and Invermearan as a premier quality sporting estate. The estate’s stunning topography includes eight magnificent Munros, several Corbett’s and a wealth of grazing. An array of glens and deep corries provide shelter and amenity for deer. Auch and Invermearan lies at the heart of some of Scotland’s most famous stalking grounds and is bounded by well-known deer forests including Black Mount, Lochs and Cashlie. The wonderful terrain from the low ground to the top of Beinn a Chreachain provides both exciting and challenging stalking. The estate divides comfortably into 3 beats of Auch, Invermearan and Creag Mhor / Lubreoch to the south of Loch Lyon. Invermearan is known primarily as a stag forest and in the summer months large herds of stags can be seen on the estate. Hinds also over winter here. To the south, the ground rises from 350 metres from the shores of Loch Lyon to 895 metres at the summit of Meall Tionail. The ground is exceptionally varied with particularly good stalking found in the “Doctors Glen” at the head of Loch Lyon, between Beinn Nam Fuaran and Meall Tionail. Excellent stags are also found in the glen between Meall Tionail and Beinn Heasgarnich known as “the sanctuary”. For images of the area please see. – Hunting, Shooting & Fishing in Scotland – Haste ye Back Video www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z888vycb5FE