Creggans Cottage

Tighnabruaich, Argyll & Bute , PA21 2DY
OFFERS OVER £185,000

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Creggans Cottage is a detached house in a private situation with a quiet lane access and set high above the pretty coastal village of Tighnabruaich.

Creggans Cottage is situated just off a quiet country access lane known as Back Road in the coastal settlement of Tighnabruaich.

The house is in an elevated situation and from the ground floor and gardens there are glimpses of the views to the Island of Bute, the famous Kyles of Bute and stretching south to the island of Inchmarnock. The views improve from the first floor level.

The coastal settlement of Tighnabruaich is the mid Argyllshire and highly picturesque coastal village on the west coast of Scotland which is famous the world over for the highly scenic waterway known as ‘The Kyles of Bute’.

The protected anchorage and moorings are always lively with the comings and goings of boating and yachting craft. One of its highlights must surely be the regular berthing of the famous Waverley, reputed to be the world’s last sea going paddle steamer. Always a sight to behold as she berths at Tighnabruaich pier with day trippers.

The village centre is a pleasant walk down the leafy access lane and offers a Doctor’s surgery and local amenities that cater for everyday needs. A bus service runs from Tighnabruaich to both Rothesay and Dunoon.

The city of Glasgow is 55 miles distant (via a pleasant boat crossing to Gourock) and has numerous retail districts and all the higher educational, cultural and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre.

Tighnabruaich has a reputable and award-winning primary school and secondary is available at Dunoon Grammar.

The area is famous for its dramatic natural scenic beauty; yachtsmen and women the world over sail through the scenic Kyles from the Clyde marinas and on through the Crinan canal and out to the Hebridean islands.

A new marina and restaurant complex at Portavadie is 4 miles to the west and offers facilities such as a leisure centre with indoor and outdoor infinity pool and beauty treatment rooms. Portavadie also hosts facilities supporting great mountain bike trails in the area.

The area offers much in the way of relaxing outdoor pursuits. Tighnabruaich Golf Club is a scenic and challenging 9-hole golf course. There is tennis and inevitably, a famous sailing school.

Sea, river and loch fishing are also available in the area, as are a number of commercially run shoots. Some of the local estates allow stalking by arrangement.

Tighnabruaich lies on “Argyll’s Secret Coast”, which stretches from Strachur at the top of Loch Fyne round the coast to Colintraive. It is an area of stunning natural beauty where there are countless opportunities to discover peaceful locations. Nearby activities include walks in forests or along the coast, fishing, kayaking or sailing and enjoying the wildlife.

Description
Creggans Cottage is a detached house of pebble dash harled exterior and all is under a concrete tile roof. The house is set woodland gardens and grounds which have a stream to the southern boundary.

The accommodation is arranged over two light, bright and easily managed levels, the first-floor rooms benefitting from improved views.

Ground Floor
Twin leaf outer doors to broad full width front entrance porch with terra cotta tiled floor and pine clad ceiling, Sitting room with Edinburgh press and 5Kw log burner on a slate tile hearth, well equipped fitted kitchen with terra cotta tile floor and pine clad ceiling, small rear hallway with door to rear gardens, well fitted shower room with contemporary white tiling and contrasting grouting, Jack & Jill to bedroom 1 (or dining room) with under stairs store and press with electrical switchgear.

First Floor
Staircase to small upper hallway leading to bedroom 2 with dormer window formation, box seating and fitted cupboards, small room off with dormer front window. Bedroom 3 with dormer window to front.

Gardens
Black steel entrance gates leading to gravel surface driveway and vehicle hard standing apron to the front of the garage. Lawn to the side, bounded by mixed hedging, stone wall and post and wire fencing. Further gates in piers to terrace with retaining wall with central steps to lower lawn fringed with hedging, mature trees, mixed shrubs and bushes and the stream to the southern side.

Outbuildings
Freestanding double garage with separate up and over doors, personal door, concrete floor, Belfast sink, plumbed for washing machine and drier, light and power. Garden shed with light and power and under box profile steel roof.

Services
Electric night storage heating with thermostatic panels supported by 5kw log burner, mains water supply, mains drainage.

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