Dalmore Farm, Southend, Campbeltown, Argyll and Bute

  • 5 receptions
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 4 bedrooms

    Offers Over £279,000

Property Type: Other

Property Summary

A well-presented former farmhouse outbuildings and land offering excellent hobby farming, lifestyle or business from home opportunity.

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Property Description

Dalmore Farm:
Dalmore Farm is a former working farm, at the core of the property is the main Farmhouse which is of painted harled finish under a well maintained slate roof. Attached are stone steadings under roofs of red corrugated sheet and which offer long term stores and much in the way of business from home and or (with the appropriate warrants and consents) much further development potential. The package of assets is just off the B842 which connects Southend with Campbeltown and it has a western facing exposure overlooking surrounding countryside and farmland. Dalmore Farm is about 2.5 miles from the coastal hamlet of Southend and about 6.5 miles to the south of the Mull of Kintyre town of Campbeltown. The residential accommodation is laid out over two levels all of which is presented in fresh neutral decorative order. The outbuildings are secure, wind and watertight and are very flexible in terms of use.

Outer door to entrance vestibule, pine glazed door to entrance reception hallway, kitchen 2 (possible public or 4th bedroom) with Morso wood burning stove and shelved press, sitting room with multi fuel stove, wood panel to ¾ height, window box seat and book case, cloaks/wc with new CH boiler, sun/garden room with sliding doors to flag stone terrace, main family bathroom with French free standing roll top bath with claw feet, separate shower and wood panel to dado height. Kitchen with Belfast sink, open plan to dining and breakfasting area, itself open to informal sitting room/reception area, cosy winter snug room with Edinburgh press and multi fuel stove, bright garden room with exposed stone wall, vintage tile floor, thriving and productive vine, twin leaf doors to gardens and driveway. Rear hallway leading to utility room, and internal door to rear steading, general purpose store, outside door to further general purpose store.

Staircase 1 leading to upper hallway with fitted stores, bedroom 1 (master) with vaulted ceiling, fitted wardrobes, en suite bath and shower room which is in Jack & Jill style with upper hallway. Staircase 2 to small upper hallway, access to generous bedrooms 2 & 3.

Outbuildings:
• Attached stone steading with 2 x loose boxes
• 3rd loose box together with tack and feed stores
• Former dairy with pit offering workshops and long term stores
• Attached wood working workshop
• Stairs to mezzanine level with further long term stores
• Garage
• 2 x general purpose stores
• Garden equipment stores
• Corrugated sheet clad tall shed with field shelter at rear
• Stone steading tractor shed
• Lean to shelters at arena

Note: Prospective viewers/buyers should be aware that the agricultural sheds to the rear (east) of Dalmore Farm are NOT part of, or are included in the sale

Gardens:
Private access track with stone bridge across Conieglen Water, gate piers and stone retaining wall leading to small yard with enclosed riding arena/paddock, galvanised gates to gravel driveway with vehicle hard standing and turning area, fronted by privet hedge, Fence and gate leading to gravel pathway with flower beds and shrubberies fronted by a laurel hedge. Inner yard and wood stores. Patio, lawn area, raised bed, walled garden with lawn area, planted beds and drying lines for laundry.

Small paddock and poultry house at rear.

Land:
3 x electric fenced paddocks to permanent pasture. Dalmore Farm is a registered smallholding.

About 4.71 acres in all

Local Authorities:
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602 127

Services:
Mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, mixed sealed unit and secondary glazing, oil fired central heating supported by multi fuel and log burners.

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

Council Tax:
Dalmore Farm is in council tax band E and the amount payable for 2018/19 is £1970.90 including mains water and excluding sewage

EER Band: E

Viewing:
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone - 0141 225 3880

Situation:
Dalmore Farm is situated in a location of great natural scenic beauty about 2.5 miles from the hamlet of Southend and the sandy beaches that form the southernmost tip of the Mull of Kintyre.

Dalmore Farm is in pleasant and pretty rural environs just above the Conieglen Water and over which you cross an old stone bridge from the B842 to reach the access track which leads to the property.

Southend is on the southernmost tip of the ‘Mull’ of Kintyre and its beautiful white sand beaches are washed by the Gulf Stream which provides the peninsular with a temperate climate. The steep rocky cliffs and moorland of the Mull of Kintyre are inhabited by all kinds of wildlife.

Southend has a church, doctor’s surgery, 18 hole golf course, hotel, post office, local provisions store and tea room.

Campbeltown (6.5 miles) 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. The hospital has an air-ambulance service to the Queen Elizabeth hospital in Glasgow for emergencies.

There is a primary school at Southend and secondary education at Campbeltown Grammar.

Campbeltown is popular with tourists and also has a variety of hotels and restaurants. The town holds an annual regatta, a week-long music festival and the Mull of Kintyre half marathon.

The coastal village of Tarbert is 38 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 festivals.

Tarbert also has a ferry link to Portavadie which gives access to an alternative route to Glasgow. The nearby Campbeltown airport (11 miles) offers a twice daily return flight to Glasgow International Airport.

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 Golf Club. Southend has a challenging 18 hole course (Dunaverty Golf Course) and there are nine hole courses in Carradale and on the island of Gigha. The beach of Machrihanish Bay is well known for windsurfing and surf canoeing.

World class sailing is available with access to either Loch Fyne at Tarbert or the west coast and the Inner Hebrides from West Loch Tarbert. The Crinan Canal also connects Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig with Loch Crinan and on to the island of Mull and the Hebrides. 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 and attract an abundance of wildlife.
A walkway called the Kintyre Way was completed in 2006 and stretches from Tarbert at the north end of the peninsula, to Southend in the south and criss-crosses the peninsula, connecting communities and landscape, people and produce. The Kintyre Way is 89 miles long in total and with four to seven day’s worth of walking. There is serious hiking and gentle rambles, all of which bring home the beautiful reality that is Kintyre.

Travel Directions:
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 Tarbet 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. Travel through Campbeltown and south on the B842 towards Southend for about 5.9 miles before turning left on the access track marked Dalmore Farm, cross the Conieglen Burn bridge and follow the track for about 0.3 miles. When the track splits, take the lower track to the right, signed with a finger post for Dalmore Farm.