This entire 660-acre Scottish island is up for sale for £1.4m

The ultimate Scottish escape is now available to buy - an entire island with four-bedroom house.

Picture: Strutt and Parker
Picture: Strutt and Parker

As well as the four-bedroom property, Port House, private ferry and stunning beaches, the island has many tales of secretive smugglers and violent Vikings, and is on the market for £1,400,000 with Strutt and Parker.

The island sale includes a four-bedroom house, which is located a short boat ride away.
Beside the house and overlooking the concrete slipway, is a garage/boat shed/workshop.
Inchmarnock was originally home to St Marnoc, who settled on the island and built a chapel, which has been reduced to ruins.

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Inchmarnock is rumoured to have been popular with smugglers, with its woodland and craggy shoreline an ideal hiding place for contraband.
The eighth century saw the island fall prey to Viking raids.
A farmer discovered the remains of a local Bronze Age woman, the Queen of the Inch, in the 1960s.
The open-plan kitchen/living area in the house.

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The four-bedroom home comes as part of the sale and is located on the neighbouring isle of Bute, a 1.2-mile journey aboard the buyers own private ferry.
The comfortable living room.
The house has lovely views across to the island.
The island is used for sporting purposes and to graze a fold of pedigree Highland cattle.

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The master bedroom has a living area.
The private ferry, which can be used to access the island, is being offered by separate negotiation.
It is believed victims of the 13th-century Battle of Largs between Norway and Scotland were buried on the island.
There is an abundance of wildlife on the island, including seals.

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Sellers Strutt and Parker say: Inchmarnock is stunning, with great heritage and is a peaceful and secluded haven, yet it is relatively accessible from Scotlands Central Belt."
The island has not been lived on for more than 30 years, with the last farming tenant leaving in 1986.
Inchmarnock lies just off the west coast near the island of Bute.