Mo-Dachaidh

Strone, Dunoon Argyll and Bute, PA23 8RX
OFFERS OVER £225,000

  • Robb Residential – Independent full service sales and lettings agency business House
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A very pretty detached south facing house which enjoys wonderful seascape aspects out across the head of the Holy Loch.

Description
Mo-Dachaidh is a very pretty, detached house part of white painted harled finish and white painted stone construction under a dark grey slated roof. The house is located in a wonderful south facing coastal setting in the ribbon hamlet of Strone. The house benefits from having the access road at the rear and spectacular views towards the Holy Loch which is favoured by those seeking out coastal living.

The accommodation is well presented and is laid out over two light and bright and easily managed levels, front rooms enjoy wonderful seascape aspects out across the head of the Holy Loch.

Outer front door to entrance hallway, informal sitting room with bay window/window seat, log burning stove. Formal dining room, under stair cloaks room housing electrical switch gear, additional cloaks, under stair storage cupboard, laundry room. Step up to kitchen, twin leaf doors to additional dining area, shelved storage cupboards, door to boiler room, Dutch door to gardens, formal sitting room with electric fire.
Carpeted staircase to half landing, shelved linen cupboard, family bathroom, stairs to first floor landing, bedroom 1 with window to rear, bedroom 2 with window to front, offering spectacular water views, home office/potential bedroom 3 with window to front, bedroom 4 (master), ensuite bathroom with overhead shower.

Outbuildings
Attached single garage, twin leaf timber doors, light and power.

Gardens
Vehicular hard standing and parking, access to the property is via a private wrought iron gate which leads to a timber staircase providing access to side gardens, mainly to gravel which wraps around the side of the property to front gardens. Front gardens are tiered with the upper level mainly to decking which is ideal for alfresco dining and the lower level mainly to lawn. The gardens are bound by an exposed shallow stone wall and close timber board fencing. An array of beds and bushes provide colour to the garden, yet it is low maintenance by design. From the front gardens there are spectacular views towards the Holy Loch which are forever changing. From the roadside, there is access to a shared private driveway via Wrought iron gates providing an alternative form of access to front gardens via a close timber fence gate.

Situation
Mo-Dachaidh is located in the hamlet of Strone which is part of the ribbon settlement that runs west to east along the northern side of the Holy Loch.

From its fine south facing coastal position there are spectacular and often dramatic waterscape aspects to the Firth of Clyde, the mainland and the Cowal hills.

Strone has a church, local provisions store and post office .The neighbouring hamlet of Kilmun has an historic church and mausoleum.

Dunoon, seven miles away, has more extensive facilities as well as a library, hospital, leisure centre and swimming pool. Greenock, (by ferry crossing), is about 13 miles, and the Braehead retail village at 33 miles, offers many of the major high street multiples.

There is a regular bus service to Dunoon with further connections to Glasgow and a car and passenger ferry service to the mainland which connects with trains to Gourock and Glasgow.

There is a primary school in Strone and further primary and secondary schooling is available in Dunoon. Some children in the area attend the independent school of St Columba’s in Kilmacolm and a private bus service is in operation from Gourock.

Set within the National Park and the Argyll Forest, Mo-Dachaidh is a few minutes drive from the towering Californian redwoods at Benmore Botanical Gardens and the stunning beauty of the freshwater Loch Eck. There are salmon and sea trout runs at the nearby River Eachaig.

The area is renowned for its natural scenic beauty with many miles of quiet roads, forest trails and hillside tracks.

For sailing enthusiasts, the Firth of Clyde offers some of the most scenic sailing in western Europe and there are excellent marina and chandlery services at The Holy Loch, Port Bannatyne, Portavadie, Inverkip, Largs and Greenock.

As with most parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and Mo-Dachaidh is no exception, the Blairmore and Strone Golf club is only a few hundred yards away from Mo-Dachaidh.

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602 127.

Services
Mains water, drainage is by a shared septic tank with Lowlands, electric wet central heating assisted by the log burning stove, double glazing.

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

Council Tax
Mo-Dachaidh is in Band E, and the amount of council tax payable for 2019/2020 is £1970.90 including water charges but excluding sewerage.

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 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.

Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenant’s fixtures and fittings will remain, However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.

Photographs taken September 2019.

Travel 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 towards the Holyloch marina. Turn right on the A815 through to Sandbank. Turn right to the A880 signposted for Kilmun. Continue 2.5 miles through Kilmun towards Strone. Once in Strone and in Midge Lane, the gates leading to Mo-Dachaidh are located on the right hand side.