Tighnabruaich, Argyll and Bute , PA21 2EB
Sold £385,000

  • Robb Residential – Independent full service sales and lettings agency business House
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A fine detached home in preferred shore fronted Rhubaan in Tighnabruaich, and set on mature grounds with quite wonderful aspects to the famous Kyles of Bute.

Kerryvoe is a very well presented modern detached house of timber frame construction and finished in smooth render finish all under a dark grey tiled roof with low to no maintenance wooden soffits and UPVC rainwater goods.

The house 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.

Outer twin leaf door to entrance vestibule, inner front door to entrance hallway, via a glazed sliding door, step down to formal sitting room, working fireplace, box window formation and sliding doors to front gardens. Bedroom 1 with 2 x double fitted wardrobes, box window formation offering completely uninterrupted aspects across the famous ‘Kyles of Bute’. Kitchen come dining room, sliding door out onto alfresco dining area, utility room, w/c with overhead velux skylight, door to rear hallway providing access to rear door to gardens. From the central hallway to cupboard housing electrical switch gear, family bathroom with bath and shower, bedroom 2 with window to rear gardens, double fitted mirrored wardrobes.

Open plan staircase to first floor, generous bedroom 3 (master) with double fitted mirrored wardrobes, ensuite shower room with 1 x velux window, shelved linen cupboard, heated towel rail. There is access via sliding doors to two generous balcony/decking areas to the front and rear of the master bedroom with spectacular views.

Kerryvoe is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Tighnabruaich on the west coast of Scotland. The property is situated in an area known locally as Rhubaan which is to the quieter, mature and residential northern side of the village.

As with most properties in Rhubaan, Kerryvoe enjoys a slightly elevated position from where it takes maximum advantage of the spectacular and often dramatic outlooks over the famous water and landscape known as the Kyles of Bute with spectacular views over the Isle of Bute and 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. The village centre is a short walk and offers 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 (albeit interrupted by 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.

Tighnabruaich is a sheltered and scenic deep-water anchorage. Its highlight 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 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.

Single garage of smooth render finish under a dark grey tiled roof. There is a boatshed located at the bottom of the front gardens.

Via a shared tarmac driveway to private gravel parking, hardstanding and vehicular turning. Gently sloping front gardens mainly to lawn, the gardens are low maintenance by design, alfresco sitting and dining area, rear gardens are mainly to lawn & trees, with an assortment of bushes and specimen trees, shrubs and bushes provide privacy and seclusion from neighbours in the rear gardens.

A mooring is include in the sale immediately offshore in front of Kerryvoe.

Mains water supply, drainage is by direct outflow, oil fired central heating, assisted by wet underfloor heating to ground and first floor, double glazed throughout.

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

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

Council Tax
Kerryvoe is in Band F and the amount of council tax payable for 2020/2021 is £2522.08 to include mains water and excluding sewage.

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 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 August 2020.

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 to find Kerryvoe on the left hand side.

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 to find the entrance to Kerryvoe on the left hand side.