Argyll Road, Kirn, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute

  • 2 receptions
  • 1 bathrooms
  • 5 bedrooms

    Offers Over £299,000

Property Type: Detached House

Property Summary

A distinctive period detached house in private mature gardens presented in lovely condition and with sensitively preserved period features.

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Description
97 Argyll Road is a distinctive period home set in well-established and private garden grounds in a mature residential part of the Cowal peninsula town of Dunoon. The house is of white painted stone and render finish under a slated roof with flat roof dormer section. The accommodation is laid out over two light, bright and easily managed levels. The house is in lovely fresh condition and there has been the careful preservation of restored pitch pine timbers, cornice work and feature staircase with hardwood banister and iron risers.

Outer storm door to tiled entrance vestibule with recessed mat well and electrical switchgear cupboard to one side, broad welcoming reception hallway with oak floor, family/TV room with 5Kw multi fuel burner set on slate hearth, bay window formation and oak flooring. Drawing room with bay window formation, 7Kw multi fuel burner, open plan arch to formal dining room. Well equipped and easily worked kitchen with space for informal dining/breakfasting table and chairs, cupboard with Worcester combi boiler, gas hob and split level electric oven (refitted in 2009). Under stairs larder store, utility and freezer room with rear door to gardens, general purpose store, pine lined cloakroom/wc, coat hooks to the side.

Stripped pine staircase to ¾ landing leading to useful study/home office, and main refitted family bath and shower room, full landing leading to bedroom 1 facing rear and with good walk in store, bedrooms 2 & 3 both good large rooms with fine sea views, bedroom 4 with wash hand basin and overlooking rear gardens, pine lined wc.

Outbuildings
Former greenhouse/garden room, now offering good drying space for sailing and outdoor attire, 2 x well vented log sheds, 2 x coal cellars/general purpose stores, stone general purpose store, open fronted coal store, double doors to garage with flagged floor, Belfast sink, light and power.

Situation
97 Argyll Road is situated in the small Cowal community known as Kirn which is the small settlement which connects Dunoon to the smaller area of Sandbank to its northern side.

The centre of the bustling town of Dunoon is only a few minutes’ drive to the south. Dunoon is the main town of the Cowal Peninsula and has a complete range of shopping, leisure and professional services. The town has a good range of welcoming pubs and restaurants, a theatre, cinema, swimming pool and leisure centre.

Located on the scenic Cowal Peninsula in Argyll, 97 Argyll Road is only a short drive from both the Caledonian MacBrayne and Western Ferries terminals from where there are frequent passenger and vehicular sailings across to Gourock. From here, the road and public transport links make it possible to commute on a daily basis to Glasgow and the central belt.

It is equally possible to drive to Glasgow via Loch Lomond which takes a little longer but is via some of the most famous and breathtaking countryside in western Scotland.

Dunoon is the gateway to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and can easily be described as having some of the most dramatic and picturesque scenery in the west of Scotland, it is indeed an outdoor enthusiasts playground.

As with most parts of Scotland, one is never too far from a golf course and Dunoon is no exception - the district having three challenging courses, Cowal Golf Course being the closest at only a few hundred metres away from Argyll Road.

The expanding Holy Loch Marina is nearby with its berthing and associated chandlery services, an excellent base from which to sail and explore the world famous lower Clyde and Kyles of Bute inland sea lochs and waterways.

Sea fishing is available on the Firth of Clyde and it is possible to fish for salmon and sea trout by permit on some of the rivers and lochs of the district.

Some of the local estates can, by arrangement, offer rough and commercial low ground shooting as well as opportunities to stalk for roe, sika and red deer.

The area is renowned for its spectacular scenery and there are near endless walks, hill climbs and quiet country roads offering wonderful rambling and cycling country.

Gardens
Twin painted gate piers to split double gravel surfaced driveway leading to apron at the front of the house and to garaging at the rear. The drive at the front is flanked by well stocked beds and borders featuring hydrangeas, fuscia’s, rhododendrons, a centre lawn has mixed shrubs and bushes as well as a nice Acer canopy, Chilean pine and mature Cypress trees. The rear gardens are to grass, flagged terrace, further shrubs and bushes, Cypress tree and laurel hedge. The gardens are bounded by a stone wall.

Services
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas, gas fired central heating, supported multi fuel burners, double glazing.

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

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127.

Council Tax
97 Argyll Road is in Council tax band E and the council tax payable for 2017/2018 is £2120.43 including water and sewerage charges.

Travel Directions
From the Western Ferries terminal at Hunters Quay turn left onto the A815 and travel along the coastal road for about 1 mile then turn right onto Clyde St. Continue up Clyde St for 0.2 miles then turn right onto Argyll Road, number 97 is on the left hand side identified by the white painted stone gate piers.