Residential golf resort operator Cabot has plans that embrace a second course and luxurious houses on the Inverness-shire web site.
The acquisition by the Nova Scotia-based firm is the beginning of a proposed main growth at Fortress Stuart.
A world golf developer has purchased the famend Fortress Stuart Golf Hyperlinks.
The deal is being hailed as a “good match” and one that would generate a big financial increase for the Highlands.
The location, quickly to be often called Cabot Highlands, is the Canadian operation’s first enterprise in Europe.
It contains plans for a second championship course and new property developments.
The prevailing Fortress Stuart Golf Hyperlinks course, named amongst Golf Digest’s World’s 100 Biggest Golf Programs, will retain its title.
The brand new course can be designed by acclaimed golf course architect Tom Doak and can play across the 400-year-old Fortress Stuart.
Planning will start this autumn and it’s hoped course building will get below approach subsequent yr and be accomplished in 2024.
Ben Cowan-Dewar, CEO and co-founder of Cabot, stated: “Fortress Stuart has been synonymous with the area because it first opened 13 years in the past.
“We’re honoured to be a steward of the land and carry the unique imaginative and prescient for the property ahead.
“Our purpose is to create unforgettable reminiscences in magical locations, and there are few locations on this planet extra awe-inspiring than the Scottish Highlands.”
Cabot’s first property, Cabot Cape Breton, which sits between the Atlantic Ocean and the city of Inverness, was opened in 2012.
The corporate lately acquired its first US property, Cabot Citrus Farms in Central West Florida. Cabot Saint Lucia within the Caribbean is scheduled to open later this yr. Cabot Revelstoke in British Columbia, Canada, will comply with in 2024.
Fortress Stuart, which overlooks the Moray Firth exterior Inverness, opened in 2009 and has hosted the Scottish Open 4 occasions.