The Cottage

Clachan, Tarbert , PA29 6XL
£135,000

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A wonderfully pretty cottage set within the pretty Argyllshire hamlet of Clachan.

Description
The Cottage is an end of terrace cottage type property of white painted render exterior, all under a dark grey slate roof. The house provides, light, and bright accommodation laid out across two easily managed levels all set within very pleasant, low maintenance by design, garden grounds.

Clachan is an area of great natural scenic beauty and while the property represents an excellent principal private residence, it is also perfectly located and well set up as a second or holiday home, or as an income producing self-catering investment property.

Via outer front door to boot room housing electrical switch gear, inner front door to formal sitting room, linen cupboard, contemporary family shower room with walk in shower enclosure and heated towel rail, kitchen with store cupboard, door to gardens.

Via fitted staircase to first floor, bedroom 1 with 2 x Velux windows, feature exposed beams, access to eaves.

Outbuildings
Attached coal store.

Gardens
The gardens are mainly to the southern side of The Cottage and are low maintenance by design and laid to gravel with a pretty alfresco sitting and dining area, all of which is bounded by a timber fence. There is a paved staircase which leads down to a personal gate, which in turn provides access to a pretty burn (Allt Mor burn), which runs through the rear of the gardens. The gardens are mainly laid to gravel with well stocked herbaceous beds and borders.

A shared gravel drive is at the northern side which provides vehicle hard standing and access to the gardens of The Cottage.

Situation
The Cottage is situated in the pretty hamlet of Clachan on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula, about 10 miles to the southwest coast fishing harbour town of Tarbert.

The house is among pretty traditional cottages in the small village centre and a pretty stream runs through the rear gardens.

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 is 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.

Services
Mains water supply, mains drainage, oil fired central heating, double glazing.

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

Directions
From Glasgow city centre travel in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Leave the motorway at J30 following signs for Erskine Bridge. Proceed over bridge turning left on to the A82. Remain on the A82 for 25 miles going up Loch Lomond side. Bear left at Tarbet on to the A83. Remain on the A83 for 61 miles passing through Inveraray, Furnace, Minard, Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig before arriving in Tarbert. At Tarbert continue south on the A83 for a further 10 miles to reach the small hamlet of Clachan. After the filling station, take the second turning on the right into the village to find The Cottage immediately on the right hand side.

An alternative scenic route to Glasgow is by ferry from Tarbert to Portavadie and then by A8000 to Dunoon and a further ferry from Dunoon to Gourock.

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Kilmory
Lochgilphead
Argyll
PA31 8RT
Tel: 01546-602127.

Council Tax
The Cottage is in Band and the amount of council tax payable for 2020/2021 is £1623.92 including water.

EPC
EPC rating X.

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 in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.