Upper Apartment

TighNaSith, Shore Road Tighnabruaich, PA21 2BE
Sold £295,000

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A very well presented and extended upper apartment situated within beautiful gardens with sublime views to South Kyles, The Isle of Bute, Inchmarnock and Arran.

Upper Apartment is part of a handsome and prominent detached Victorian villa TighNaSith which is built of exposed stone finished under a dark grey slate roof. The apartment is laid across three easily managed and well-presented levels offering spectacular and often dramatic landscape, seascape and starscape views.

The house is perfect and well set up for comfortable principal family living, Tighnabruaich is also a well-known west of Scotland holiday and short break destination and so offers considerable scope as a second or holiday home or as an income producing self-catering holiday home investment.

Upper Apartment, TighNaSith
Via the outer front door to welcoming, grand and spacious entrance which offers cloaks, storage and rear door access to gardens.

Via a fitted bespoke staircase with black oak with maple inlay to first floor atrium, floor to ceiling glass windows supported by Siberian Larch from Austria, informal sitting/reading area with bi-folding doors to timber decked balcony which offers uninterrupted water views and is ideal for alfresco siting, rear door to rear gardens. Entrance hallway to property accommodation, wc/laundry/utility room with fitted storage space, window to side gardens, bedroom 1 with fitted cupboards, window to side gardens, access to loft space, across the hallway to bedroom 2 with en suite shower room with window to side gardens. Via fitted carpeted staircase to formal dining room with window to side gardens and water views, formal sitting room with original fireplace with gas lit fire, bay window with window seat and 1 x window offering spectacular and everchanging views across the famous ‘Kyles of Bute’. Bedroom 3 (main) with 1 x fitted wardrobe with access to storage area in eaves, en suite shower room and window to front, family bathroom with bath and shower enclosure, contemporary kitchen with integrated appliances and informal breakfasting and dining area, window to side gardens.

Via a bespoke hemstock fitted staircase to the second floor, open plan additional sitting room/entertaining room and home study, velux windows allowing light to pour into the space, access to the eaves and access via a bespoke velux split door to roof line balcony, which offers sublime water views and is ideal for alfresco sitting.

Detached timber garden shed/hut.

Via painted stone piers to large granite chip driveway leading from the road to the parking area, which provides ample vehicular parking, hard standing and turning. There is a very attractive water feature with reclaimed Victorian fountain in the centre of the parking area. A paved pathway leads to the front door, the parking area is flanked with colourful beds and bushes at the side and meets a stone staircase which leads to rear gardens. The rear gardens are mainly to an array of specimen trees and bushes and there is a very pretty stream which runs down the garden near the side boundary. An array of well-maintained pebble pathways lead around the gardens and up to the extreme rear, where there are prominent and elevated aspects through woodland towards the ‘Kyles of Bute’. The gardens are bound by mature hedging to the side and mature specimen trees at the rear all of which offer privacy, seclusion and shelter.
Mains water supply, direct outflow, LPG (mixed with Biomass) fired central heating; double glazing; Fiber optic broadband to the cabinet, mains powered smoke detector system throughout the property as well as main fed-sprinkler system in selected locations.

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

Upper Apartment, TighNaSith is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Tighnabruaich on the west coast of Scotland. The house is located amid prominent gardens and from its slightly elevated situation there are quite spectacular and often dramatic outlooks over the famous water and landscape known as the Kyles of Bute. The views extend to Bute, south Kyles, Inchmarnock and on towards the high tops of Arran.

Tighnabruaich is a well known sheltered anchorage with moorings that are always lively with the comings and goings of boating and yachting craft. One of its highlights must surely be the regular berthing of the famous Waverley, reputed to be the world’s last sea going paddle steamer. Always a sight to behold as she berths at Tighnabruaich pier with day trippers.

The village centre is a comfortable walk and offers a Doctor’s surgery and local amenities that cater for everyday needs. A bus service runs from Tighnabruaich to both Rothesay and Dunoon.

Tighnabruaich has a reputable and award winning primary school and secondary is available at Dunoon Grammar.

The area is famous for its dramatic natural scenic beauty; yachtsmen and women the world over sail through the scenic Kyles from the Clyde marinas and on through the Crinan Canal and out to the Hebridean islands. A marina and restaurant complex at Portavadie is 4 miles to the west and offers facilities such as a leisure centre with indoor and outdoor infinity pool and beauty treatment rooms. Portavadie also hosts facilities supporting great mountain bike trails in the area.

The area offers much in the way of relaxing outdoor pursuits. Tighnabruaich Golf Club is a scenic and challenging 9-hole golf course. There is tennis and inevitably, a famous sailing school. Kyles Athletic, a premier league shinty team, is based in the village. As too is Screen Machine, an 80-seat air conditioned, digital mobile cinema which brings the latest films to rural area of the Highlands and Islands of 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.

Tighnabruaich lies on “Argyll’s Secret Coast”, which stretches from Strachur at the top of Loch Fyne round the coast to Colintraive. It is an area of stunning natural beauty where there are countless opportunities to discover peaceful locations. Nearby activities include walks in forests or along the coast, fishing, kayaking or sailing and enjoying the wildlife.

The city of Glasgow is 55 miles distant (via a pleasant boat crossing to Gourock) and has numerous retail districts and all the higher educational, cultural and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre

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

Council Tax
Upper Apartment, TighNaSith is in council tax band D and the amount payable for 2020/2021 is £ 1815.84 including mains water.

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 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.

Details prepared and photographs taken in October 2020.

From Glasgow city centre leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Continue for 21 miles to arrive at Port Glasgow. Follow signs Greenock and Gourock on the A770 for 8 miles to reach the Western Ferry terminal at McInroy’s Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right on the A815 through Sandbank. After 3.5 miles turn left on to the B836. Travel for 11 miles before turning right on to the A886. Travel for 1.5 miles then turn left onto the A8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. On arrival in the village proceed along the A8003 until arriving at The Royal hotel, turn right at the T junction and proceed along the B8000 to find Upper Apartment, TighNaSith on the right hand side.

Alternatively 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 10 miles to Strachur. At Strachur turn right onto A886 and travel for 15 miles. Turn right on to the A8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. On arrival in the Village, follow directions above.