Kirkland House

Clachan, Tarbert , PA29 6XL
Sold £449,950

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A delightful detached period house protected by a category ‘B’ listing with income producing static caravan site.

Kirkland House is situated in the pretty hamlet of Clachan on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula, about 10 miles to the south of the west coast fishing harbour town of Tarbert.

The house is on both the edge of the village and open countryside to the north and the west, the Clachan burn runs through the bottom of the gardens between the house and the paddock adjacent.

Tarbert town centre is only 10 miles to the north and the A83 makes it easily accessible by car or excellent Citylink bus service.

The village of Clachan has a petrol station where it is possible to buy some everyday provisions. 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 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.

The district primary school is in Clachan and secondary schooling is available in Tarbert 10 miles North-East.

Leisure facilities are diverse. Lochgilphead (23 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. To the south, 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 extensive sand beach (6miles) offers multiple water leisure facilities with both surfing and sea kayaking proving very popular.

Kirkland is a lovely detached category ‘B’ listed period house, it is understood to have been at one time the local church manse. The house is of cream painted stone exterior with contrasting shades at window mullions and doors and all under a slated roof. The accommodation is laid out over three levels and it provides first class principal family and guest living. The house is set in broadly level and mature tree lined gardens which feature the unhurried passing of the Clachan burn at the foot of the gardens, and a useful paddock is adjacent.

In the recent past, Kirkland House has been used as a holiday home and an income producing self-catering holiday letting property, additional income has been generated from the 11 pitch static caravan site which is located to the west of the main house.

Ground Floor
Double leaf outer storm doors with fan light above to entrance vestibule with coat hooks to one side, glazed door to entrance reception hallway with hardwood block floor, under stairs stores cupboard, sitting room with press to side, part dado, picture rail and feature log burner, dining room with shallow press to side, well fitted and integrated breakfasting kitchen with good space for informal dining/breakfasting table and chairs, door to inner hallway with painted stone floor and door to gardens, cloaks /wc, comfortable family or TV room.

First Floor
Stone staircase with hardwood turned banister and iron spindles, window at half landing casting good light to full landing and leading to, bedroom 1 with press, decorative fireplace with umber tiled slips and wash hand basin, family bathroom, bedroom 2 with press to side decorative fireplace with pink tiled slips, wash hand basin, family shower room, bedroom 3 with dual aspect, decorative fireplace with pink tile slips and shallow press, bedroom 4 with wash hand basin, decorative fireplace with burgundy tile slips.

Second Floor
Secondary staircase to second floor upper hallway with Velux window, bath and shower room, bedroom 5 with front Velux, box room and general purpose store, bedroom 6 with front Velux window, bedroom 7.

Boiler house and utility room, protected and covered port at rear.

Games room
Stone built detached structure under renewed corrugated sheet roof, dry lined walls, suspended floor, well decorated, light and power.

Painted stone under corrugated sheet roof garage and general-purpose store.

Painted roughcast under corrugated sheet roof.

Static Caravans
Currently 9 site rented static vans, capacity for 11, renewed electrics and plumbed to mains drainage system.

Gardens & Grounds
Private driveway via county style timber gate to in and out driveway fringed with tall privet hedge around the main house. A lawn at the rear is under planted with spring bulbs and features mature trees. The front gardens are level and laid to grass edged by mature trees, stream, close board fencing and stone wall. A gate in the stone wall leads to a former house orchard with some ancient fruit bearing trees. The orchard gardens are bounded by a stone wall and lead to the games room. Further to the south the driveway leads to the grass caravan site with a type one gravel road connecting to all vans. A bridge provides access across the stream to the grass paddock on the eastern side.

Mains water supply, mains drainage, oil fired central heating, double glazing. The static vans are connected to mains electricity, water and mains drainage.

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