A fine detached bungalow in woodland gardens on the fringe of the pretty coastal ribbon settlement of Minard on the edge of Loch Fyne.
Breesfalt is a pretty and sheltered detached bungalow type home completed in dressed Fyfe stone with cedar cladding relief all under a tiled roof and with UPVC finishes to soffits and facia boards.
The house is set in grounds of some two acres and it fringes native woodlands which are always active with wildlife including regular sightings of red squirrels, deer and many songbirds and raptors.
The accommodation is well finished and is laid out over an easily managed single floor level.
An open outer canopy porch, leads to a glazed outer door to entrance reception hallway with tiled floor, twin leaf doors to shelved and hanging stores, sitting room with timber floor, multi fuel stove, dado rail and French doors to raised patio at the side. Door to formal dining room, well equipped kitchen with tiled floor Rangemaster gas and electric cooker, door to rear gardens, tiled bath and shower room with turbo spa bath and separate shower, bedrooms 1, 2 & 3 all with sliding doors and fitted wardrobes
Breesfalt is situated amid sheltered woodland gardens on the fringe of the coastal ribbon settlement of Minard on the edge of Loch Fyne in Argyll & Bute in the west of Scotland.
Minard is located midway between Inveraray and Lochgilphead and has a local shop/post office, primary school and church. The village of Furnace is about 3.5 miles to the north of Minard and has a shop/post office, primary school and health centre .Inveraray (12 miles to the north-east) and Lochgilphead (13 miles to the south-west) provide an excellent range of further local amenities, shops and professional services. The district is well served by both primary and secondary education with FE/HE college learning centre in the latter.
Glasgow, about 75 miles away, offers a full range of higher and further education services, as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city. The A83 and A82 offer swift access to central Scotland with the closest rail link at Arrochar (34 miles) providing access to the main west coast line to Glasgow. The village is also served by a bus service which allows connections to Glasgow, Campbeltown and Oban via Inveraray or Lochgilphead.
The locality of Loch Fyne-side offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cross-country cycle routes, hill walks and challenging climbs; Brainport Heritage Trail and Solar Alignment just a short walk along the shores of Loch Fyne towards Minard Castle; the famous Crarae National Trust Gardens; events and entertainment in Minard and Furnace village halls; a cross-country drive to Loch Awe; and Auchindrain Museum reached by the river Leacainn Walk out of Furnace.
Mid-Argyll presents some of the most dramatic seascapes and landscapes on the West Coast. Sea, river and loch fishing is easily available, as are a number of organised private and commercial low ground shoots as well as deer-stalking. There are excellent opportunities for boating/yachting on Loch Fyne, leading not only to the Clyde estuary but also to the Crinan Canal across the Mull of Kintyre to the Hebrides and the Atlantic. The Lochgair and Minard Moorings Group offer mooring opportunities for prospective boat owners
Dog kennel and enclosure, greenhouse, double garage with separate up and over doors, personal door access, concrete floor, light and power, garden shed equipment store.
Twin sets steel gates in grey brick piers to block paved driveway fringed with laurels and conifers, good vehicle turning roundel and hardstanding. Gates to front and rear gardens. Rear gardens have block paved terrace, sleeper lined gravel beds with camellias and rhododendrons, bridge over culvert to semi ancient native woodlands under planted with rhododendrons. Front gardens mainly to grass fringed with rhododendrons, mixed trees are predominantly broadleaved and include oak, birch, willows and copper beech, the woodlands are full of bluebells in the spring, A stream with bridge and waterfall passes through the gardens. About 2.130 acres (0.862Ha)
From Glasgow, proceed west on the M8 to Junction 30 and the Erskine Bridge. Turn left off the bridge onto the A82 and continue for about 25 miles to Tarbet. Then take the A83, signposted for Lochgilphead, for a further 24 miles around Loch Long and the end of Loch Fyne to Inveraray. Continue on the A83, passing through Furnace, towards Minard. On entering Minard, pass the property with the facing brick piers and fenced gardens on the right hand side then turn immediate right up the Breesfalt access lane. Continue up the lane to find the entrance to Breesfalt on the right hand side.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602 127.
Liquid propane gas fired central heating supported by multi fuel stove in the sitting room, mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Breesfalt is in Band E, and the amount of council tax payable for 2018/2019 is £2175.65
Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenants fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including white goods may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.