***DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY** A residential development plot with outline planning permission for a detached dwelling in the pretty village of Sandbank, Dunoon
Outline planning permission has been previously granted for the erection of a single storey dwelling house, a semi-detached garage (already built) and formation of a new access.
Planning reference number 11/01320/PP
Cromlech Road development site is situated in the pretty settlement of Sandbank which is a coastal residential strip which adjoins the Cowal town of Dunoon and which is situated on the edge of the Holy Loch.
Sandbank has a number of local shops and local provisions stores which cater for daily needs and requirements. Dunoon, 2.3 miles away, has more extensive supermarket shopping facilities as well as a library, hospital, leisure centre and swimming pool.
Greenock, at 8.2 miles, and the Braehead retail village at 28.3 miles (both via ferry), offer many of the big name stores. Sandbank is situated on the Cowal Peninsula and Glasgow can be accessed via the Rest and Be Thankful, a scenic route which allows travel without use of the ferry.
Cromlech Road falls within the catchment area for Sandbank primary school which as well as providing mainstream education has a pre-school nursery and a Gaelic medium school. There is additional primary and secondary schooling in Dunoon. Some children in the area attend the independent school of St Columba's in Kilmacolm and via Western Ferries a private bus service is in operation from Gourock.
Set within the National Park and the Argyll Forest, Cromlech Road Development is 3 miles or so from Kilmun Arboretum and a few minutes' drive from Benmore Botanic Gardens famous for its towering California redwoods. An additional 1 mile further is the stunning beauty of the freshwater Loch Eck. Salmon and sea trout run the nearby River Eachaig. Cot House Clay Pigeon shooting club is about 2 miles distant. Low ground shooting, stalking and are also available locally.
As with most parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and Dunoon is no exception the district having three challenging courses.
The thriving Holy Loch Marina lies about a 0.5 mile to the north and there is the possibility of a mooring on the Holy Loch, subject to council approval.
From Glasgow travel west on the M8. Continue for 21 miles to arrive at Port Glasgow. Follow signs Greenock and Gourock on the A770 for 8 miles to reach the Western Ferry terminal at McInroy's Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay, Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right on the A815. Continue along the coastal road for 1 mile and turn left onto Ferry Road. Take the first right onto Cromlech Road. Cromlech Road Development site will be on the right hand side.