*SOLD STCM AT CLOSING DATE JULY 2018*
A pretty detached house on an elevated site with views to Loch Fyne and the Strachur anchorage and marina pontoon.
Strand enjoys an excellent position from where there are spectacular and often dramatic seascape and landscape views.
Strand is a pretty detached bungalow which is located within a pleasant ribbon development of similarly styled homes in a wonderful south-west facing position overlooking Loch Fyne. The Strand provides light and bright easily managed accommodation over one level; the house which is nicely finished inside and externally is of cream paint harled finish under a dark grey tiled roof house is well set up for principal family living and similarly would offer a good second home or an income producing holiday letting proposition.
Outer door to entrance vestibule, storage cupboard which houses electrical switch gear, reception hallway, wc/shower room, bedroom with fitted wardrobes and 1 x window to rear gardens, sitting room with generous log burner, 1 x window to side gardens. Glass sliding door to conservatory, uninterrupted views overlooking Loch Fyne, French doors to greater gardens. Family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and overhead shower, access from entrance hallway into fully lined attic space, houses the hot water tank, currently used for additional storage. Additional shelved storage cupboard which houses the hot water tank, bedroom (master) with 2 x double fitted mirrored wardrobes, 1 x generous window to front gardens and views across Loch Fyne. Kitchen with part integrated appliances, good breakfasting and casual dining area, 2 x windows to rear gardens. Formal dining room currently set up as a home art studio 1 x window to rear gardens, 2 x velux windows, access into home study/potential bedroom with 1 x window to front gardens, from the formal dining room, access into the secure single garage.
Integral single garage structure completed in cream painted harled finish under a dark grey tiled roof, concrete floor, personal door access, light and power 1 x remotely operated up and over door, access into utility room with 1 x window to front gardens, side door to greater gardens. Timber cladded log store located within side gardens.
Black top driveway to vehicle turning, parking and hard standing area, side and rear gardens low maintenance by design, via wrought iron gate to paved patio leading to main entrance door, flagstone pathway is around the house leading to grey whin chip to the front of the property, gravel bed and rockery at the side, loch side views from the gardens are spectacular and can be enjoyed from the alfresco dining area at the front of the property. The gardens are colourful and inviting and are bound mainly by a substantial stone wall providing privacy and seclusion.
Strand is situated in the Loch Fyne side coastal village of Strachur. Strachur is in southern Argyll at the sheltered confluence of highland glens and the sea loch of Loch Fyne. For the most part, the village is formed by the ribbon development that runs along the coast. Strand is to the southern side of the village and it enjoys an elevated setting from where there are wonderful sea and landscape aspects across Loch Fyne with the small marina pontoon and sheltered anchorage in the foreground.
Strachur and Loch Fyne are well known for their natural scenic beauty which has always drawn people to the area to live, for holiday and to 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 and Sports Pavilion, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 54.4 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.
There are several restaurants, all with menus that encompass the term Scotlands Natural Larder, these include; Loch Fyne Oysters, The Creggans Inn and Invercottage Restaurant. The George Hotel at Inveraray enjoys an enviable reputation for serving seasonal local produce.
Dunoon is a scenic drive approximately 18.7 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 54.4 miles distant via Loch Lomond side and Oban approximately 58.4 miles.
Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 35.4 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 travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland or alternatively Argyll Ferries run from Dunoon to Gourock.
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 31.4 miles through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and landscapes in the west coast. The coastline of Cowal Peninsula is fast becoming known as Argylls secret coast by Welcome to Scotland.
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 Sandbank. Loch Fyne is the deepest sea loch in Europe.
Mains water supply, mains drainage, total control heating provided by storage heaters supported by one log burning stove, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.