A delightful and spacious single storey house with 4 bedrooms and frontage to Loch Striven

CLOSING DATE SET: WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 2018 at Noon

Lot 5 - Glenstriven Lodge – c. 31 acres

Situated beside the drive at the entrance to the estate, this is a delightful and deceptively spacious traditional lodge cottage which has been enlarged and modernised by the current owners.

Of harled and painted stone under a slate roof, the accommodation includes a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, three further bedrooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, sitting room, a bathroom and shower room. The layout of the accommodation is as shown on the floor plans.

Connected to the house is a wooden and steel double car port, outside store, log shed and courtyard patio area to rear of house. There is also a set of kennels.

Grounds

In front of the house, garden ground runs down to a pebbly beach at the edge of the sea. Also included within this lot is about 11acres of amenity woodland and about 8 acres of coniferous forestry. A particular feature of this lot is around 440 metres of shoreline frontage to Loch striven providing spectacular views down the Loch.

This property has 31 acres of land.

Situation

Glenstriven Estate occupies magical setting on the western side of the Cowal Peninsula overlooking Loch Striven. The southerly and westerly views from the estate are magnificent and include the Islands of Bute and Cumbrae, together with the distinctive peak of Goat Fell and the mountains of Arran.

Access to the estate is via a minor public road which leads for about 15 miles from Dunoon through the villages of Innellan and Toward. The village of Innellan has a Post Office, convenience store and two pub/restaurants. A wider range of services is provided in Dunoon, with a good selection of shops, professional services, a hospital with A&E and secondary school with sports and community leisure facilities. Dunoon provides two ferry links across the Clyde estuary to Gourock. The journey time by ferry is circa 20 minutes and ferries leave at 20-minute intervals during the day.

The closest airport with scheduled domestic and international flights is at Glasgow International Airport (41 miles) which can be reached in around 1½ hours under normal traffic conditions. Gourock also has a railway station with frequent services to Paisley (for Glasgow airport) and Glasgow city centre. Glasgow airport also has a heliport with helicopters available for charter. The journey time to Glenstriven by helicopter is about 15 minutes.

With its many islands, peninsulas and sea lochs, Argyll has thousands of miles of coastline and, as such, the sea is a feature of the working life and leisure time of its inhabitants.

The quality of sailing off the Argyll coast and Inner Hebrides is of world renown. In addition to the two deep-water moorings owned by the vendors, there are several well-established commercial marinas within close range of Glenstriven at Dunoon, Rothesay, Port Bannatyne, Inverkip and Portavadie.

In terms of land-based activities, there are golf courses at Innellan (9 holes) and Dunoon (18 holes). Further afield there are internationally renowned golf courses at Loch Lomond and on the Ayrshire coast at Royal Troon, Trump Turnberry and Prestwick. The vendors are keen golfers and have, on several occasions, enjoyed day trips to the Ayrshire courses via a fixed hull (inboard) RIB. The journey time to Turnberry (the southernmost of the courses) is about 1½ hours in calm sea conditions.

With many islands to explore, mountains to climb, lochs to fish, pubs and restaurants to dine at throughout Argyll, there is a fantastically diverse range of activities within a drive of an hour or so of Glenstriven.

Directions

From Glasgow, take the M8/A8 west to Gourock, continue on the coast road to the ferry terminal at McInroy’s Point. The ferry crossing from McInroy’s point to Hunters Quay at Dunoon takes approximately 20 minutes. From Dunoon, head south through the town towards the villages of Innellan and Toward on the A815 and continue on to Glenstriven at the end of the road. It is approximately 15 miles from Dunoon to Glenstriven.

From the north, take the A83 west from the town of Tarbert. After 12 miles, take the turning to the left signposted to Dunoon on the A815. Follow the A815 to Dunoon and then follow the instructions as above.

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Ref: SFA180032

Glenstriven Estate, Toward Dunoon Argyll PA23

Offers Over
£370,000

Ref: SFA180032

Glenstriven Estate, Toward Dunoon Argyll PA23

Offers Over
£370,000