A delightful relatively new detached house completed in West Highland fisherman’s style.
Raineachan is a deceptively spacious detached house of white render finish under a slated roof. The house is well finished internally and is perfectly set up as a main principal private residence, a second holiday home or as an income producing investment home. The house features some nice exposed engineered timber finishes heritage black ironmongery with Suffolk latches, exposed beams and character rustic slate tile flooring.
Outer door to entrance vestibule, recessed mat well, rustic slate tile floor, coat hooks to the side, door to stylish open plan dining room with bookcase and library furniture, to open plan sitting room with warming Charnwood log burning stove on a raised stone hearth with timber mantle and chimney breast canopy, open plan and well-equipped kitchen, the entire open plan room features a full height open vaulted ceiling with exposed natural timber trusses and beams. Bedroom 1 with 2 fitted wardrobes one of which is shelved the second with hanging rail, en suite shower room with large, French style, terra cotta tile floor. Inner hallway to stylish open plan utility room with Belfast sink, good space housing white goods, door to rear gardens. Good deep shelved larder/pantry store, hot tank and general-purpose store, feature smooth ashlar steps to rear hall with access to bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobes, well equipped bathroom with painted pine panelling to dado height and large ceramic tile flooring.
Retractable ladder from rear inner hallway to fully floored and lined attic room with access to eves spaces.
Raineachan is set-in well-established gardens. A gently sloping lawn is at the front with a variety of shrubs and bushes at the fringes. There is a granolithic chip driveway and vehicle hard standing as well as a granite chip pathway with sleeper steps. A neat custom built natural dry stone wall seating area with stone drinks shelves adds interest and character to the garden and provides a pleasant seating area and viewpoint. A lawn and pathway lead to the rear of the gardens where there is a sheltered gravel terrace and further lawn. The rear gardens are fringed with rhododendrons and trees and there is the pleasant therapy of a pretty highland stream running through the grounds at the southern side.
Integral general-purpose store (potential here with appropriate warrants and consents, for bed 2 en suite) timber garden shed, open fronted log store.
Raineachan is situated in the Loch Fyne side coastal village of Strachur which is a coastal ribbon development of mixed property styles in southern Argyll at the sheltered confluence of highland glens and Loch Fyne.
Strachur is a delightful and very pretty Loch Fyne side Argyllshire coastal village. Strachur and Loch Fyne are well known for their natural scenic beauty which has always drawn people to the area to live, holiday and enjoy weekend breaks.
The village has a Post Office and café, a retail service station, an excellent Medical Centre with in-house pharmacy, and a vibrant Community Hall, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 60 miles distant and offers a full range of higher and further educational services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city.
The area has some renowned eateries all with menus that encompass the term Scotlands Natural Larder; these include Loch Fyne Oysters, The Creggans Inn, The George Hotel and Inver Cottage Restaurant.
Dunoon is approximately 18.4 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 53 miles distant via Loch Lomondside.
Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 37.8 miles.
The A83 & A82 provide access to central Scotland. Arrochar has a main line rail station with a service to and from Glasgow city centre and a sleeper to London. The frequent Western Ferry service between McInroys Point and Hunters Quay provides alternative travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland.
The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, challenging hill climbs, walks and several golf courses. The recently established Cowal Way stretches from Portavadie in the West and travels eastwards for 31 miles through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and landscapes in the west coast. 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.
For sailors, the sea lochs of the west of Scotland offer safe anchorages as well as spectacular coastal sailing; there are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip, Portavadie and Dunoon.
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 about 9 miles to reach Strachur. On arrival in Strachur turn right onto the A886, turn immediately left and take the immediate right and follow the access road to the end (0.3 miles) to find Raineachan, last house on the left hand side.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127
Mains water supply, mains drainage, traditional sash and case double glazed windows, electric night storage heaters with thermostatic panels supported by log burner.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Raineachan is currently a self-catering let. The Rateable value is £2,000 but no rates are payable as the property is exempt under the Scottish Governments Small Business Bonus Scheme.
EPC rating E.
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.
Vacant possession will be given on completion.