Campbells Cottage

Skipness, Tarbert Argyll and Bute, PA29 6XT
Sold £275,000

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A fully refurbished coastal cottage with sublime views across the Kilbrannan Sound to the Island of Arran.

Description
Campbells Cottage is a delightful and typical West highland style detached coastal cottage. The house is of part natural exposed stone and painted harled exterior and all under a slated roof. Internally the house is presented in lovely condition with engineered hardwoods to floors and doors, a broadly neutral and fresh palette of décor and with its idyllic scenic location Campbells Cottage lends itself perfect for either principal private residence, holiday home or income producing self-catering investment property.

Ground Floor
Outer door to entrance vestibule with coat hooks and outerwear drying rail, door to small reception hall, open plan dining and breakfasting room to tiled floor and well equipped integrated kitchen with island and split level contemporary equipment, open arch to generous and comfortable sitting room with warming multi fuel stove and French door to rear gardens, door to good sized utility room with velux window and door to rear gardens. Study/home office or 4th bedroom with multi fuel stove and en suite bath and shower room.

First Floor
Pine staircase to upper hallway illuminated by 2 x velux windows, boiler cupboard and second hot tank cupboard, bedroom 1 with fitted mirrored wardrobes and fitted bookcase, bedroom 2 with fitted mirrored wardrobes, bedroom 3 with fitted furniture. First floor shower room.

Gardens
Drystone wall with personal access gate to gardens, block paved path and ramp to front door, gravel pathway at the front with matching side paths to rear gardens. Retaining wall with steps to raised lawn and drying green, small vegetable and herb garden, colourful roses and hydrangeas, rear access lane right of access with carparking.

Situation
Campbells Cottage is situated in the delightful little coastal ribbon settlement of Skipness at the top of the famous Mull of Kintyre just to the south of the west coast fishing harbour town of Tarbert.

The house is situated immediately on the foreshore with only the minor single-track road to the front and with consequently everchanging and sometimes dramatic views across the Kilbrannan Sound to the Islands of Arran and Bute.

Tarbert town centre is about 12.5 miles to the north and the A83 makes it easily accessible by car.

Tarbert is a pleasant west coast small fishing and yachting harbour town with local shops and services easily catering for everyday needs and requirements. There are a number of friendly harbour pubs and restaurants. Tarbert is also renowned for hosting the annual Scottish Series Yachting Event, and for its seafood and folk festivals.

Everyday shopping is available in the town where there is a well-stocked Co-op midi market, fuller weekly shopping is available at Lochgilphead and Campbeltown.

Leisure facilities are diverse. Lochgilphead has a local swimming pool and sports centre. A thriving marina is in the sheltered inner part of Tarbert harbour and scenic inshore sailing is available in surrounding sea lochs and the Kyles of Bute. The Crinan canal that connects Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig with Loch Crinan to Mull and on to the Hebrides are always active with craft moving back and forth.

As with most parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and there are challenging courses at both Lochgilphead and Tarbert. Machrahanish links golf course offers one of the top golfing destinations in the UK and attracts international golfers.

Productive sea fishing from shore and boat can be had on the loch and there are trout and salmon opportunities by permit in surrounding rivers and hill lochs.

The countryside is a delight in which to walk or cycle and there is no shortage of scenic routes and places of archaeological and historical interest to visit. The Kintyre Way is a waymarked footpath through the Kintyre peninsula. It runs between Machrihanish near the southern end of the peninsula's west coast, and Tarbert at the northern end of Kintyre where the peninsula is linked to Knapdale, via Campbeltown. The way is 161 kilometres long, and is fully waymarked. Additionally there are distance markers at 1 mile intervals along the route. The route is primarily intended for walkers, but most sections can also be cycled.

The beaches and coastal waters offers multiple water leisure facilities with both surfing and inshore sea kayaking proving very popular.

Services
Private bore hole, UV lamped and filtered water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, electric wet central heating system supported by 2 x multi fuel stoves, double glazing.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.