A very pretty and recently renovated semidetached home with delightful southerly views across Loch Fyne.
Allt Na Ceardaich is set in a situation of great natural scenic beauty on the fringe of the small coastal village of Furnace in Argyll and Bute.
The house is set back off the A83 and from its elevated position, there are wonderful aspects stretching up and down Loch Fyne.
Allt Na Ceardaich is light, bright and spacious and is laid out across two easily managed levels, all of which enjoy uninterrupted views across Loch Fyne
Allt Na Ceardaich is a semidetached cottage type property of white painted render finish with light grey painted smooth render relief and all under a dark grey slated roof. The property benefits from a complete renovation including full electrical rewire, full plumbing and heating installation all with full certification. The property benefits from outdoor lighting to the front, side and rear of the property. Fitted USB sockets and LED lighting throughout. Allt Na Ceardaich is light, bright and spacious and is laid out across two easily managed levels, all of which enjoy uninterrupted views across Loch Fyne. The house lends itself perfect as a principal family home; in addition, Furnace is a situation of great natural scenic beauty which attracts people for short breaks, so the property offers considerable scope as a second or income producing holiday home.
Outer front door to welcoming entrance hallway, bedroom 1 with window to front gardens, contemporary en suite shower room, formal sitting room come dining room, window showcasing uninterrupted water views, multi fuel burner, sliding doors to rear gardens, all open plan to contemporary fully integrated kitchen to include frost free fridge freezer, washer dryer and dishwasher, bespoke floor lighting and heat alarm, door to gardens and under stair storage cupboard. Multi sensor smoke and heat mains fire alarms fitted in the lounge, hallway and the top of the stairs. All with full certification.
Via a carpeted staircase to first floor landing, 1 x Velux window, bedroom 2 with velux window and window to side and gardens, small, fitted cupboard, contemporary family bathroom with LED light surround mirror, overhead shower, 1 x Velux window, bedroom 3 (master) with small fitted cupboard, access to property eaves, window showcasing uninterrupted water views across Loch Fyne to the landscape adjacent. Access to loft via a retractable ladder, carpeted loft space with light and power.
Via a paved staircase which provides access up over the front gardens to property front door. The front gardens are tiered and are initially laid to planted flower beds and borders which are bound by stone edging. The immediate front gardens are laid to lawn and are flanked with colourful flower beds, bushes and hedging. From the elevated position there are spectacular views across Loch Fyne to the adjacent landscape. A paved pathway wraps around the side of the property and is flanked with white whin chip, raised flower beds lie at the boundary, the property rear gardens are low maintenance by design with white whin chip at the foot of the property which is then bound by a level lawn area. At the backdrop of the property there is a semi ancient woodland views to side and rear which offers privacy, shelter and seclusion.
Furnace is located on the A83 which connects Inveraray and Lochgilphead. Furnace has a shop/post office, primary school, health centre and a weekend bar in the Village Hall. Inveraray (9.5 miles to the north-east) and Lochgilphead (15 miles to the south-west) provide an excellent range of further local amenities, shops and professional services. The district is well served by both primary and secondary education with FE/HE College learning centre in the latter.
Glasgow, about 73 miles away, offers a full range of higher and further education services, as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city. The A83 and A82 offer swift access to central Scotland with the closest rail link at Arrochar (34 miles) providing access to the main west coast line to Glasgow. The village is also served by a bus service offering daily direct connections to Glasgow and to Campbeltown on the Mull of Kintyre; and daily to Oban via Inveraray or Lochgilphead.
The locality of Loch Fyne-side offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cross-country cycle routes, hill walks and challenging climbs; Brainport Heritage Trail and Solar Alignment just a short walk along the shores of Loch Fyne towards Minard Castle; the famous Crarae National Trust Gardens; events and entertainment in Minard and Furnace village halls; a cross-country drive to Loch Awe; and Auchindrain Museum reached by the River Leacainn Walk out of Furnace.
The area is very well supplied with golf courses. The nearest are the 9-hole course at Inveraray (where, annually the village of Furnace hosts its famous Furnace Shut competition); and full courses at Lochgilphead, Oban and, an hour and a half away, near Campbeltown on the Mull of Kintyre, two major courses: the Old Tom Morris designed Machrihanish course and the Machrihanish Dunes course, an ecologically sensitive challenge and the first ever to be built on a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Mid-Argyll presents some of the most dramatic seascapes and landscapes on the West Coast of Scotland. Sea, river and loch fishing is easily available, as are a number of organised private and commercial low ground shoots as well as deer-stalking. There are excellent opportunities for boating/yachting on Loch Fyne, leading not only to the Clyde estuary but also to the Crinan Canal across the Mull of Kintyre to the Hebrides and the Atlantic. The Lochgair and Minard Moorings Group offer mooring opportunities for prospective boat owners.
From Glasgow, proceed west on the M8 to Junction 30 and the Erskine Bridge. Turn left off the bridge onto the A82 and continue for about 25 miles to Tarbet. Then go straight on (becomes A83) signposted for Lochgilphead, for a further 24 miles around Loch Long and the end of Loch Fyne to Inveraray. Continue on the A83, to reach Furnace. Proceed through Furnace, remain on the A83 for circa 2 miles to find 1 Allt Na Ceardaich on the right hand side