A quite delightful, detached stone cottage with southerly views to Ben Reoch and Ben Lomond.
Ballyhennan Cottage is situated in the pleasant settlement of Tarbet in the Glen confluence which connects Arrochar on Loch Long and Tarbet on Loch Lomond. The house is on a slightly elevated setting from where there are wonderful west highland views to Ben Reoch and Ben Lomond.
Tarbet is situated within the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, Scotland's first National Park, and with its near neighbour Arrochar are popular and attractive villages which sit on Loch Lomond and Loch Long respectively.
Tarbet is situated on the banks of the world famous Loch Lomond an area of great natural scenic beauty with views that are dominated by the Loch and the Ben. At Tarbet there is the opportunity to catch a passenger ferry to explore the rest of the loch and to view the exceptional scenery from the water. A hotel and several bed and breakfast businesses cater for visitors to the area, as does the Tarbet Tea Room. Tarbet also has a Post Office and seasonal Tourist Information Centre.
Arrochar is about 3 miles to the west of Tarbet, facilities in the village include; a petrol station, post office, newsagents, pottery and craft gallery, licensed grocers and there are also welcoming country pubs and restaurants.
Primary schooling is available in Tarbet and the nearest state secondary school is Hermitage Academy. Lomond School in Helensburgh is the nearest independent school.
The A82 & A83 provide good road access to north and south, there is a good local bus service and the scenic West Highland Railway runs through the villages, with a station at Tarbet (Arrochar & Tarbet), from where trains carry passengers to and from destinations including London, Glasgow, Fort William, Mallaig and Oban. There is an early morning commuter rail service from Tarbet and Arrochar station to the centre of Glasgow Glasgow international airport is 44 miles away.
Glasgow city is about 59 miles to the south and (as with most large cities) has an extensive range of retail districts, professional services and higher and further educational services. The Braehead and Silverburn retail villages are just outside the city proper.
The locality offers an extensive range of outdoor and leisure opportunities. For golf enthusiasts the acclaimed private members owned Loch Lomond Golf Club is 19 miles away on the west side of the loch and at 20 miles the Carrick Golf and Spa, which is located within the grounds of the Cameron House Estate which itself offers restaurant, leisure club and marina facilities.
Loch Lomond is the centrepiece of the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park and is an area of natural and often dramatic natural scenic beauty. On all sides of the loch there are some of the most scenic and challenging walks and hill climbs in Scotland.
The loch offers inland sailing and boating and water sports opportunities. Fishing is possible by permit on the loch and some of the surrounding rivers.
Some of the local estates can, by prior arrangement, offer stalking, grouse and pheasant shooting.
Coastal sailing is available on the Firth of Clyde with marina and chandlery services available at Rhu (29 miles).
Ballyhennan Cottage is a detached stone built house. The front elevation is of exposed pointed natural stone with painted harling to side and rear elevations. The house is under a re-slated roof and it provides fine family accommodation laid out over two easily managed levels.
Main front door leading to reception hallway, sitting room with engineered oak flooring, warming multi fuel stove, family/tv room/possible 4th bedroom, dining sized well equipped and integrated kitchen, rear hall with access to shower room, rear utility porch with door to gardens. Bedroom 1 with fitted walk in wardrobe and en suite bathroom with shower over bath.
Staircase leading to first floor level with general purpose store at half landing and second stores at full landing, bedroom 2 with front dormer window formation, bedroom 3 with dormer window formation.
2 secure general-purpose stores with light and power, well vented log store, garden shed, small poultry enclosure, 2 further log stores.
Twin leaf timber county gates with personal gate to side leading to generous gravel driveway, sweep and vehicle turning and hard standing apron. Painted block built retaining wall with raised lawn with kitchen garden all bounded by close cropped evergreen hedging. Front garden mainly to lawn again bounded by lower level close cropped evergreen hedge. Close board fencing and evergreen hedging at the side bounding stream and ground with recently planted sapling fruit trees.