Kennacraig Lodge, Whitehouse

Tarbert, , PA29 6YF
Under Offer £335,000

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An individual and imaginatively commissioned detached modern house in a pleasant country location to the south of Tarbert and close to West Loch Tarbert.

Kennacraig Lodge is a modern detached house in a rural and coastal situation of natural beauty on the edge of West Loch Tarbert in Argyll & Bute. The house provides modern and efficiently run accommodation over two levels and the house is completed in harled pebble dash exterior with smooth render at base course, doors and window mullions, at the front there is a projecting gable with first floor veranda all completed in natural stone relief and all is under a slated roof. Internally there is durable ceramic flooring in hardwood effect as well as exposed natural timbers to windows, facings, skirtings and doors. The house faces due west and there are views across the fields and through the trees to the West Loch and from where it is pleasant to watch the comings and goings of the Caledonian MacBrayne Islay & Jura connecting ferries.

Ground Floor
Disabled access ramp pathway to rear access door to rear inner hallway, general purpose storage cupboard with underfloor heating coil tails, shower room and wc, study or bedroom 3, well equipped kitchen with black polished marble worktops, integrated white goods and open plan via white marble top breakfast/coffee bar to formal dining room with projecting bay window with French doors and side screens leading to front patio and gardens. Door to full width sitting room with working open fireplace set in stone fireplace and timber mantle.

First Floor
Stylish semi open plan staircase at the rear of the kitchen leading to the first floor, to a bright open plan sitting room with rich hardwood flooring and from where there is access via French doors to a raised veranda with fine views to West Loch, bedroom 1 with mirror fitted wardrobes and access to attic, bedroom 2 with separate his and hers fitted dressing rooms, contemporary styled main family bathroom.

Integral single garage, concrete floor, up and over door and personal side door, garage has been completed to allow for integration to the house if required. The garage houses the ground source heat pump gear and hot water buffer tanks.

Bellmouth entry from A83 to the lands at Kennacraig Lodge. Hardcore access driveway across the fields to the gardens of Kennacraig Lodge which are entered via twin leaf timber close board gates and stock proofed by post and wire rylock fencing. The gardens are level and laid mainly to grass with flagstone pathway around the house, disabled access ramp at the rear, gravel driveway and vehicle hardstanding. Honey coloured patio and terrace at the front of the house.

Additional land up to 5 acres can be made available by separate negotiation.

Mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, ground source heat pump fired central heating, double glazing.

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

Kennacraig Lodge is situated on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula just to the south of the west coast fishing harbour town of Tarbert.

The house occupies a pleasant rural situation just to the south of the town of Tarbert which is at the northern top end of the Kintyre peninsula.

Tarbert town centre is only 6 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 freshly caught 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.

Nearby Primary schooling in Clachan 4 miles South-West and secondary schooling is available in Tarbert 6 miles North-East.

Leisure facilities are diverse. Lochgilphead (19 miles) 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. Westport beach (10miles) offers multiple water leisure facilities with both surfing and sea kayaking proving very popular.

From Glasgow city centre travel in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Leave the motorway at J30 following signs for Erskine Bridge. Proceed over bridge turning left on to the A82. Remain on the A82 for 25 miles going up Loch Lomond side. Bear left at Tarbet on to the A83. Remain on the A83 for 61 miles passing through Inveraray, Furnace, Minard, Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig before arriving in Tarbert. At Tarbert continue south on the A83 for a further 5 miles, pass the Caledonian Macbrayne ferry terminal for Islay and the entrance to Kennacraig Lodge is on the right hand side BEFORE the turning for the B8001 signposted Skipness & Carradale. Proceed onto the entry, cross the field to reach Kennacraig Lodge.

An alternative scenic route to Glasgow is by ferry from Tarbert to Portavadie and then by A8000 to Dunoon and a further ferry from Dunoon to Gourock.

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

Council Tax
Kennacraig Lodge is in Band F and the amount of council tax payable for 2021/2022 is £2222.56 including water.

Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential telephone 0141 225 3880.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

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 will probably 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.