South Cottage, Whistlefield

Garelochhead, Helensburgh , G84 0EP
Under Offer £210,000

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**CLOSING FOR OFFERS THURSDAY 22ND JULY 12 NOON** South Cottage is an extended & renovated semi-detached property located within the charming area of Whistlefield on the south-eastern shore of Loch Long where it meets the mouth of Loch Goil, and from its elevated position takes great advantage of the wonderful views.

South Cottage is an extended & renovated semi-detached property of white painted render finish all of which sits neatly under a dark grey slate roof. Internally, the accommodation, which is light, bright and spacious is laid out over two easily managed level.

The house is located within the charming area of Whistlefield on the south-eastern shore of Loch Long where it meets the mouth of Loch Goil, and from its elevated position takes great advantage of the wonderful views. While enjoying all associated with rural living, Whistlefield remains within a comfortable commute of Glasgow.

Outer front door to entrance hallway, (bespoke central staircase leading to first floor), bedroom 1 with windows to garden, split stable door to siting room with log burning stove, exposed brick feature wall, open plan to dining area. Family bathroom with overhead shower, bedroom 2 with window to side gardens, bespoke fitted wardrobe & storage space, enclosed Edinburgh press. Kitchen with window to gardens, utility room/boot room, door to gardens.

Via bespoke spiral staircase to first floor landing, open plan formal sitting room/entertaining space, 3 x Velux windows, twin leaf doors to raised decking area, which offers uninterrupted rolling countryside and views of Loch Long where it meets the mouth of Loch Goil. Bedroom 3 (master) with fitted cupboard, en suite shower room, 1 x Velux window, twin leaf doors onto timber decking area.

Gardens:
Via a shared tarmac bell mouth entry which meets a shared gravel drive. Steel county style vehicular gate which provides access to a private gravel driveway which leads to ample vehicular hard standing, parking and turning. The gravel is flanked with an additional parking area which is laid to tarmac. The side gardens offer a paved patio area which is ideal for alfresco dining and sitting, timber staircase leads to raised timber decking, a level lawn area is located at the side of the property and is flanked with colourful beds and bushes at the and bound by a post and wire fence. Via a timber personal gate to gravel pathway which leads to beautifully presented and extremely well-maintained soft fruit and vegetable patches. At the extreme rear gardens there is a well tend lawn area which is bound by a post and wire fence.

Outbuildings
Fully lined timber garage/workshop with roller shutter door, personal door access, concrete floor, light and power, log burning stove, (15ft by 32ft). 2 x timber general purpose sheds, open fronted timber log store, greenhouse.

Situation
South Cottage is located in an elevated position on the eastern bank of Loch Long with stunning views across Loch Long, Loch Goil and the surrounding Argyll hills.

Garelochhead has good local shops and local services which adequately cater for everyday needs and requirements. Helensburgh would be the likely destination for a weekly shop and Glasgow city is about 39.8 miles distant.

Garelochhead has a train station with a service to Glasgow city centre and the north. The A817 connects Garelochhead with the A82 and provides the opportunity to commute by car to Glasgow.

Primary schooling is available in Garelochhead and secondary schooling is available at Helensburgh. Private education is provided by the highly rated Lomond School in Helensburgh as well as numerous private schools in Glasgow. Helensburgh also has state school, Hermitage Academy.

The immediate area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycling routes, challenging hill climbs, walks, many miles of forest tracks for horse riding and other outdoor pursuits. Helensburgh has an 18 hole golf course, 9 miles distant, and the famous Lyle Anderson course at Loch Lomond is also only 9 miles away.

For river and loch fishing, permits can be acquired locally. There are also abundant sea fishing opportunities. Locally there are a number of commercially run shoots and excellent stalking opportunities.

Travel Directions
From the north side of the Erskine Bridge follow the A82 to Loch Lomond and the Highlands. Continue for 11 miles on the A82 then turn left onto the A817 signposted for Garelochhead. Continue until reaching a roundabout where you take the second exit. At the next roundabout take the third exit onto the A814. Travel for 0.4 miles then turn left just beyond the Green Kettle to find South Cottage at the end of the road on the right-hand side.

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

Services
Mains water supply, drainage is via private septic tank (located on railway grounds) oil fired central heating, double glazed.

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

Council Tax
South Cottage is in Band B, and the amount of council tax payable for 2020/2021 is £1063.79.

EPC
Band D

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 may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents.

Photographs and particulars taken June 2021.