Glensluain Farm

Strachur, Cairndow Argyll and Bute, PA27 8DH
Sold £199,000

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A pretty stone property with mature gardens and scenic views set in a small Hamlet in Strachur.

Glensluain Farm is one of only 4 properties which create a delightful little hamlet at Glensluain to the east of the Loch Fyne coastal village of Strachur. All four houses which form this small settlement are accessed off a private road. Glensluain Farm enjoys a fine prominent situation from where there are wonderful panoramic views over adjacent hills and glens.

Glensluain Farm is a pretty, detached, white painted stone property under a slated roof the house is freshly presented with easily managed accommodation laid out over two light and bright levels. Mature gardens surround the house with a small paddock above.

Its situation and layout are such that it would make an ideal principal home and at the same time the house lends its self well towards a second or holiday letting investment property.

On the ground floor an outer front door leads to the entrance reception hallway, which has a shelved hot tank store off, door to fine sitting room with working open fire, breakfasting fitted kitchen, utility room with back door and electrical switch gear, ground floor bedroom 1 with timber fire surround, bathroom with shower over the bath.

A staircase in the reception hall leads to the first floor landing with 2 x stores off, bedroom 2 with wash hand basin and shelved stores, bedroom 3.

Gravel surfaced access driveway to vehicle turning and hard standing. Mature lawn at rear with whins and fuscia bushes, lawn at front with stocked beds, additional lawn on adjacent side of access track. Mesh fence with gate leading to inner gardens, stone wall and stocked beds, a gate leads to the small paddock at the rear.

An attached stone steading offers useful general purpose stores.

Glensluain Farm is situated about 1 mile due south of the Loch Fyneside coastal village of Strachur in the pretty and scenically attractive Sluain Glen from which the house takes its name. The house is on a prominent site from where are super views over adjacent hills and glens.

Strachur is a charming Argyllshire village and has a Post Office and café, a retail service station, an excellent Medical Centre with in-house pharmacy, and a vibrant Community Hall, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 61 miles distant and offers a full range of higher and further educational services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city.

There are a number of restaurants in the district, all with menus that encompass the term "Scotland's Natural Larder", these include Loch Fyne Oysters, The Creggans Inn and Inver Cottage Restaurant.

Dunoon is approximately 17 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 53 miles distant via Loch Lomondside.

Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 35 miles.

The A83 & A82 provide access to central Scotland. Arrochar has a main line rail station with a service to and from Glasgow city centre and a sleeper to London. The frequent western ferry service between McInroy's Point and Hunters Quay provides alternative travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland.

The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, challenging hill climbs, walks and several golf courses. The recently established Cowal Way stretches from Portavadie in the West and travels eastwards for 31 miles through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and landscapes in the west coast.

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.

For sailors, the sea lochs of the west of Scotland offer safe anchorages as well as spectacular coastal sailing; there are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip, Portavadie and Dunoon.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway for about 15 miles taking junction 30 onto the Erskine Bridge. Turn left off the bridge on the A82 and continue for about 25 miles to reach Tarbet. Continue to the left at Tarbet onto the A83 and proceed through Arrochar for a further 13 miles. Turn left onto the A815 and travel for about 9 miles to reach Strachur. On arrival in Strachur proceed through the village, after the Thames filling station continue for about 0.2 miles then turn right onto the minor road signposted Glenbranter. Continue along the minor road passing the primary school for 0.9 miles before turning right onto the track that leads to Glensluain Farm.

Mains water, drainage by septic tank, electric night storage and thermostatic panel heating, combined with working open fire.

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