A very pretty detached cottage type property with views across Dunoon West Bay to the upper reaches of the Firth of Clyde.
Craigendarroch is a very pretty cottage type property of white painted render finish with black painted Tudor style strapping, neatly presented under a dark grey slate roof. The accommodation, which is light and bright, is laid across one easily managed level, all of which takes full advantage of uninterrupted waterscape views towards the Firth of Clyde.
Twin leaf door to conservatory/sunroom, kitchen with breakfasting and dining area, sliding door into formal sitting room with box window formation showcasing views to water, imitation stove, twin leaf doors to hallway, access to loft, family shower room with heated towel rail, bedroom 1 with window to gardens, bedroom 2 with window to water views, conservatory with uninterrupted views across the Firth of Clyde, twin leaf doors to gardens.
Via retractable ladder to loft space which is the
full length of the house, is floored and lined and
has 2 velux windows.
Box profile garden shed.
Via a shared gravel track which leads down to a private gravel driveway to ample vehicular hard standing and parking area. The propertys rear gardens are laid broadly to a level lawn with an assortment of beds, bushes and specimen trees at its fringes and further bound by an exposed stone wall. There is a pathway at the side of the property that leads to the front gardens which are laid to a combination of red whin chip gravel and lawn with an area for alfresco sitting. The front gardens are bound by a close board timber fence and exposed stone wall, and from the gardens there are wonderful uninterrupted views across the Firth of Clyde. There is a personal gate at the front of the property which offers shared pedestrian access down onto Kilbride Road.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127.
Mains water supply, mains drainage, oil fired central heating (boiler replaced in 2021), double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Craigendarroch is within Council tax band C, the council tax payable for 2022/2023 is £1,677.51 including water and sewerage charges.
EPC rating F.
Craigendarroch is situated in the established West Bay area of the main Cowal peninsula town of Dunoon.
Kilbride Road and Crochan Road are close to (about 1.2 miles) the bustling retail and shopping district of the main town of Dunoon and are a pleasant short, mainly level walk of about 10 15 minutes from the house.
Dunoon is the main town of the Cowal Peninsula and has a full range of shopping, leisure and professional services. The town has a good range of friendly and welcoming pubs and restaurants, a theatre, cinema, swimming pool and leisure centre.
Craigendarroch is only a short drive from both the Caledonian MacBrayne and Western Ferry 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.
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. The Bishops Glen walk is close by and allows for a pleasant walk around the local beauty spot of the Bishops reservoir. For children, the West Bay play park is a few hundred yards away on the coastal promenade.
As with most parts of Scotland, one is never too far from a golf course and Dunoon is no exception - Cowal Golf Course being the closest at only 2.2 miles away from Craigendarroch.
The expanding Holy Loch Marina is nearby with its berthing and associated chandlery services, an excellent base from which to sail and explore the lower Clyde and the world famous Kyles of Bute with its inland sea lochs and scenic 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.
From the Western Ferries terminal at Hunters Quay turn left on the A815 and proceed in a southerly direction on the A815 for 2.7 miles. Turn right onto Kilbride Road and proceed up Kilbride Road, turn left onto Crochan Road, take the left-hand fork proceed up Crochan Road to find the signpost for Craigendarroch on your left hand side, proceed down the track and Craigendarroch is the third and final home at the bottom of the driveway.