There are fears a peaceful Perthshire village is becoming a "ghost town" for locals who claim American billionaires are taking over to create a "playground" for the super-rich. The foreign business empire has also bought several homes as concerns mount that the area is becoming "hoarded by the elite". A lot of the times when you come here it is literally like a ghost town. The local community council chairman said: "The castle has been in disrepair for 40 years. "It will not be a closed community.