A wonderful fully refurbished detached west highland stone cottage within a magnificent glen setting enjoying commanding views to the South towards Loch Crinan.
The exterior of the property blends beautiful with its surroundings and is of exposed stone finish, with feature oak frame wooden entrance door, and glass gable end, offering breath-taking views across uninterrupted rolling countryside. The property is neatly presented under a dark grey slate roof and part corrugated sheet roof.
Ballibrads gardens extend to circa 2.3 acres or thereby which are enclosed by stock proof fences and dykes with two access gates leading into the property from the glen track.
Outer oak frame wooden door to welcoming entrance formal sitting room with stone hearth and warming log burning stove, open plan to dining and kitchen area, all of which take full advantage of uninterrupted views due South through the glass gable end. Rear entrance hall/boot room/utility with boiler, electrical switch gear and UV filtration system, family bathroom with overhead shower.
Via a space saving staircase to mezzanine level, bedroom 1, Velux windows, window overlooking rear and front gardens.
Static caravan, outbuilding/store of pebble
dash finish under a box profile sheet roof
housing the generator, open fronted timber log
Access to Ballibrad is via a farm track leading up from Kilmartin Village. Upon reaching Ballibrad there are two access gates leading into the property from the glen track. The grounds extend to circa 2.3 acres or thereby which are a mixture of immediate gardens, hill ground and woodland, all of which are bound by stock proof fencing and dykes.
Water is by private supply (UV filtration system), drainage is by private septic tank, gas boiler assisted by warming log burning stove, underfloor heating, part double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
We are advised by the owners that the property had planning permission to build an 8m x 5m generator house, ref: 04/01818/DET. Since lapsed.
Section 75 agreement embodying the following:
The cartilage of the dwelling house shall be defined by no more stock fencing.
The existing structure shall not be extended in any direction, other than by a modest sub-ordinate extension, no more than 5m x 3.5m on the northern gable with a mono pitch lean to roof (this is the current bathroom and utility room).
There shall never be any additional structures erected within the curtilage of the proposed dwelling house other than the 8m x 5m structure the subject of this application for the housing the generator
Ballibrad is situated above the village of Kilmartin in a magnificent glen setting and enjoys commanding views to the South towards Loch Crinan.
Kilmartin is best known for its history and the village sits at the heart of Kilmartin Glen and there are at least 150 prehistoric sites and 200 other ancient monuments within six miles of it.
These include burial cairns, rock carvings, and standing stones, as well as the remains of the fortress at Dunadd. The Nether Largie standing stones and Templewood are close to the house. The village has a church, hotel, garage and museum. Kilmartin Primary School is walking distance from the house and nearby Lochgilphead (7.6 miles) provides secondary and primary education, as well as shopping facilities. Lochgilphead has a golf course and swimming pool.
There is also a regular bus service from Kilmartin to Oban where Caledonian MacBrayne ferries operate serving the Inner-Hebrides and some of the Outer-Hebrides. There is also a regular bus service to Glasgow.
The local countryside provides an array of outdoor and sporting activities to be expected of the West Highlands. Hill walking, climbing and mountain biking opportunities are available in the immediate vicinity while Lochgilphead and Crinan both provide excellent sailing access to the West Coast.
Salmon and trout fishing are available locally, specifically on the River Add. There is also organised game shooting as well as deer stalking. A bus service runs between Kilmartin and Lochgilphead. Main line rail stations are at Oban 31 miles to the north and/or Arrochar 54 miles to the east. The nearest airport is Glasgow at 87 miles.
From Lochgilphead proceed in a northerly direction on the A816. Travel for about 6 miles, passing the B8025. Upon reaching Kilmartin, turn right off off the A816 and follow the minor road due north east away from Kilmartin village. Pass through the first farm gate, (please secure gate behind you), proceed due North, passing through a second farm gate (please secure gate behind you), proceed further up the track to find Ballibrad on your left hand side.
Argyll & Bute Council
Ballibrad is currently a small business and exempt from rates
The access to Ballibrad is a nonexclusive heritable and irredeemable servitude right of pedestrian and vehicle access to and from Ballibrad. Ballibrad are bound to pay an annual maintenance sum of £300 towards the cost of maintaining the access road to Ballibrad.
Viewers are advised expressly only to use the access track in its current state entirely at their own risk.
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, 176 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5SG. 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.
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