Ivybank

Tighnabruaich, Argyll and Bute , PA21 2EJ
OFFERS OVER £225,000

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A pretty detached house in typical west highland Scottish style with breath-taking views to West and South Kyles, The Isle of Bute and The Isle of Arran.

Description
Ivybank is a very pretty detached house of white painted render finish with black detailing under a dark grey slate roof.

The house requires some modernisation and decorative work, however once completed is perfect and well set up for comfortable principal family living, Tighnabruaich is also a well-known west of Scotland holiday and short break destination and so the house offers considerable scope as a second or holiday home or as an income producing self-catering holiday home investment proposition.
Via outer front door to formal dining room with original fireplace, window to front gardens, formal sitting room with original fireplace/imitation wood burning stove, window to front gardens, from dining room to kitchen with window to rear gardens, door to rear hall, wc, door to gardens, utility room with 1 x velux window, cloaks area, door to snug/informal sitting room/potential bedroom 1.

Via a fitted staircase from formal sitting room to first floor, family bathroom with corner bath and linen cupboard, bedroom 2 with fitted cupboards, window to front gardens, hallway to fitted cupboard space, bedroom 3 with window to front, 2 x fitted cupboards.

Via a fitted carpeted staircase from utility room to first floor, bedroom 4 with window to front and fitted cupboard space.

Situation
Ivybank is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Tighnabruaich on the west coast of Scotland. The house is located in an area known locally as Rhubaan and from its prominent setting there are breath-taking, spectacular and often dramatic outlooks over the famous water and landscape known as the Kyles of Bute with spectacular views over to the Isle of Bute, south to Inchmarnock and the high tops of Arran.

Tighnabruaich is a well known sheltered anchorage with moorings that 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 comfortable walk 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 which is 4 miles to the west and offers facilities such as a leisure centre with indoor and outdoor infinity pool and beauty treatment rooms recently opened in June 2015. 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.

Services
Mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, electric background storage heaters. The property is partially double glazed.

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

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Kilmory
Lochgilphead
Argyll
PA31 8RT
Tel: 01546-602127.

Council Tax
Ivybank is in Band E and the amount of council tax payable for 2020/2021 is £2050,49. to include mains water and excluding sewage.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Possession
Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenant’s fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.

Photographs and particulars prepared in October 2020.

Directions
From Glasgow city centre leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. 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 McInroys Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right on the A815 through Sandbank. After 3.5 miles turn left on to the B836. Travel for 11 miles before turning right on to the A886. Travel for 1.5 miles then turn left onto the B8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. On arrival in the village turn left on the B8000, proceed past the shops and the pier and take the left hand turn before the property know as Wellpark, proceed up the road to find Ivybank located on the left hand side before the hairpin bend.

Alternatively 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 10 miles to Strachur. At Strachur turn right onto A886 and travel for 15 miles. Turn right on to the A8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. On arrival in the village turn left on the B8000, proceed past the shops and the pier, and take the left hand turn before the property know as Wellpark, proceed up the road to find Ivybank located on the left hand side before the hairpin bend.

Outbuildings
There are two excellent outhouses within a detached single storey block with corrugated sheet roof.

Gardens
Via private driveway to vehicular hard standing and parking, front gardens are mainly to a sloping lawn area which wraps around the side of the property to the rear, the rear gardens are mainly to a tiered lawn and from the extreme rear there are elevated and spectacular views due South across the ‘Kyles of Bute’, the garden wrap around due north-east and are low maintenance by design and mainly to lawn. The gardens extend to circa 0.27 acres in all and are bound by an exposed stone wall.