Tigh Na Tobar

Lochgair, Lochgilphead Argyll and Bute, PA31 8SD
Under Offer £249,999

  • Robb Residential – Independent full service sales and lettings agency business House Bungalow
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A successfully extended detached bungalow in lovely condition and with views to the very pretty and sheltered Lochgair.

Tigh Na Tobar is a very pretty detached bungalow type property which is presented in excellent and fresh decorative condition.

The house is of a harled exterior and under a tiled roof, kitchen and sanitary ware is contemporary and teamed with complimentary coloured ceramics. The house can be easily described as being in ‘move in’ condition and will be quickly appealing to both young and elderly alike.

Outer front door to entrance vestibule, cloaks cupboard to side, glazed door to entrance reception hallway with double fronted store offering domestic hot tanks store and slatted shelved linen stores, fine sitting room with shallow bay window formation, sliding patio doors offer direct access to extended formal dining room with vaulted full height ceiling featuring velux windows, twin leaf doors to front deck, French door to rear gardens, hardwood floor and door to kitchen, well equipped kitchen with informal breakfasting bar as well as space for casual dining table and chairs. Refitted bath and shower room with turbo jacuzzi spa bath, bedroom 1, bedroom 2 with in-built mirrored wardrobes, bedroom 3 with in-built mirrored wardrobes and deluxe en suite shower room. Access to partially floored attic via retractable ladder.

Pretty elevated summer house, garden shed, greenhouse, larger sized garage with workshop areas and good general-purpose equipment and garden machinery store.

A shared access driveway (with one neighbour) leads to a generous gravel sweep which offers good vehicle hard standing and turning areas. A small ornamental lawn at the front has the original water well from where Tigh Na Tobar takes it name. Further lawns are to the front with a well-stocked bed with mixed shrubs and border plants and a gravel pathway winding its way to the lower gardens and the greenhouse. To the rear, a further gravel pathway leads to the shed and rear gardens which are mainly to steeper lawns supported by a dwarf retaining wall, once again featuring mixed shrubs and bushes as well as mature trees at the rear. The road from the coastal adopted road is in the private ownership of the eight property owners with joint maintenance responsibilities.

Tigh Na Tobar is set in the delightful west coast highland hamlet of Lochgair. The house enjoys a slightly elevated position from where there are views over the pretty sheltered Loch Gair.

Lochgair is an attractive and sheltered ribbon settlement of homes and the Lochgair hotel on the main A83 trunk road which connects Inveraray with Lochgilphead.

Lochgilphead is about 6 miles to the south- west and has a fine range of local shops, services and supermarkets which easily cater for everyday needs and fuller weekly shops.

Lochgilphead has a health care centre as well as a library, a good range of professional services and is home to the Mid Argyll swimming pool. Primary and secondary schooling are available in Lochgilphead.

There is an extensive range of popular tourist shops and a number of friendly local hotels, country pubs and restaurants. Oban is about 44 miles to the north-west where there are further shops and services, Glasgow City is about 78 miles to the south east 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 A83 and 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 service to London.

The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, challenging hill climbs, walks and several golf courses.

Sea, river and loch fishing is also available in the area as are a number of commercially run game shoots. Some of the local estates allow stalking by prior 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 Ardrishaig, Tarbert, south at Portavadie and in the north west via the Crinan canal at Ardfern in Loch Craignish for easy western isles and north coast access.

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127

Mains water supply, drainage is by shared private septic tank, electric night storage heating with thermostatic panels, double glazing.

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

Council Tax
Tigh Na Tobar is in Band E and the amount of council tax payable for 2019/2020 is £1970.90 including water charges.

Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

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, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However certain items may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.

Photographs and particulars prepared February 2020

Travel Directions
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 following signs for Inveraray.

After Inveraray, travel for 18 miles to reach the hamlet of Lochgair. On arrival in Lochgair turn left at the junction immediately BEFORE the telephone box. Continue around the minor coastal road for 0.2 miles. Bear right and continue on the private driveway for about 11 yards, bearing to the right again to find the access drive to Tigh Na Tobar which is the first house on the left hand side.