A substantial and handsome detached Victorian house offering principal family home with self contained extended family accommodation or income production as B&B or guest house.
Outer storm door to entrance vestibule, tiled floor and electrical switchgear cupboard, Flemish Glazed door to entrance reception hallway with Edinburgh press. Sitting room with multi fuel stove set in timber fireplace with decorative over mantle, under stairs stores and cloak room (former wc), TV room with multi fuel stove on a slate hearth, laminate flooring. Generously proportioned kitchen with space for breakfasting and dining furniture, range master 5 ring gas hob plus electric hot plate cooker, shelved pantry and door to steps leading to rear gardens. Internal apartment of sitting room with stairs down to.
Bedroom 1, door to inner hallway and outer door to deck and gardens, bedroom 2, shower
Period staircase with wood turned banister and decorative cast iron spindles, arched stained glass window at half landing, full landing leading to, bedroom 1, bedroom 2 with laminate flooring and en suite wc. Library/study with fitted bookcases, long term under stairs stores, large family bath and shower room with twin shower, freestanding bath, laminate flooring, bedroom 3 with laminate flooring and en suite fitted dressing room.
Secondary staircase leading to upper level, bedroom 4 with dormer window formation, en suite shower room and fitted wardrobe, bedroom 5 with dormer window formation, upper hallway wc, general purpose store cupboard, bedroom 6 with front and rear dormer windows and en suite shower room.
Two sub floor cellars one of which has twin Belfast sinks and the gas central heating boiler and both offering good long-term stores.
A detached studio is to the northern side of the house and offers flexible use accommodation, studio, business from home, home office, hobby, or craft room space.
Detached single garage on support piers is accessed direct from the roadside.
Small front gardens bounded by low level dwarf wall to gravel beds with mixed shrubs and bushes, side gardens with mature Yucca Palm. Side gate with steps leading to rear gardens which are bounded by a full height stone wall, well cultivated kitchen produce beds. The rear gardens are nicely sheltered and include a mature level lawn fringed with flower beds with mixed shrubs and bushes. Gravel pathways lead around the rear gardens and a raised deck provides walkway access to the studio.
Westbank House enjoys a quiet backwater situation in the centre of the Mull of Kintyre capital town of Campbeltown.
From its slightly raised vantage point there are views south west from the front to Beinn Ghuilean and north east to the rear across the Whisky distilleries of the town.
Campbeltown is the main shopping town in the area and provides a range of facilities including supermarkets, garages, the award winning Aqualibrium leisure centre, a library, hospital and a cinema. There is an emergency air-ambulance service to Glasgow.
There are two primary schools as well as secondary education at Campbeltown Grammar. The University of the Highlands and Islands can be accessed locally via Argyll College.
Campbeltown is popular with tourists and has a variety of hotels and restaurants. The town has pontoons, sheltered anchorages and a small Sailing Club with moorings. The nationally popular Mull of Kintyre half-marathon is held in May and the annual Mull of Kintyre Music Festival over four days each August.
From the 28th April to 25th September, there are three weekend ferry sailings from Campbeltown to and from Ardrossan. The West Coast bus service runs four daily coaches to and from Glasgow. By car, via the A83, Glasgow can be reached (in normal driving conditions) in approximately 3 hours.
Tarbert also has a ferry link to Portavadie which gives access to an alternative route to Glasgow via the Cowal Peninsula. The nearby Campbeltown airport (2 miles) offers a twice daily return flight (30 minutes) to Glasgow International Airport.
The coastal village of Tarbert is 25.9 miles away where there are a number of friendly harbour pubs and restaurants. Tarbert is renowned for hosting the annual Scottish Series Yachting Event, and for its seafood and folk music.
Machrihanish is famous for golf. The links course of Machrihanish is of international acclaim and attracts many visitors. There has also recently opened a new 18-hole golf course called the Machrihanish Dunes.
Locally, there is an 18-hole course at Southend as well as nine-hole courses at Carradale and on the Island of Gigha. The beach of Machrihanish Bay is well known for windsurfing and surf canoeing. There are numerous easily accessible sandy beaches nearby.
World class sailing is available with easy access to the Clyde Coast, Arran and the North Channel across to Ireland from Campbeltown Loch. At Ardrishaig, the Crinan Canal connects Loch Fyne with Loch Craignish. From where, the Southern and Inner Hebrides are readily accessible. The Kennacraig ferry connects the mainland with Islay, Jura and Colonsay.
Productive sea fishing from shore and boat is available locally and there are trout and salmon opportunities by permit in other 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.
The islands of Davaar and Gigha are nearby and are steeped in history, with stunning scenery and landscapes harbouring an abundance of wildlife.
The Kintyre Way is a fully waymarked 100-mile trail which criss-crosses the peninsula from Tarbert to Campbeltown. There are serious hiking and gentle rambles, all of which bring home the beautiful reality that is Kintyre.
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas, mains gas fired central heating.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127.
Westbank House is in council tax band E and the amount payable for 2021/2022 is £2358.27 to include mains water and drainage.
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.
Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenants fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.
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 onto the A82. Remain on the A82 for 25 miles going up Loch Lomond side. Bear left at Tarbert on to the A83. Remain on the A83 for 61 miles passing through Inveraray, Furnace, Minard, Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig before arriving in Tarbert.
Continue through Tarbert on the A83 following signs for Campbeltown. On arrival in the centre of Campbeltown. Turn right onto the main St following signs Southend B842. Follow the Main St and bear onto Lorne St. After about 150 yards, turn right onto Dell Road. Continue along Dell Road to find Westbank House on the right hand side.