Deanston, Strone, Dunoon, Argyll and Bute

  • 2 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 bedrooms

    Offers Over £299,000

Property Type: Detached House

Property Summary

A very pretty detached south facing house with gardens extending to immediate foreshore.

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Description
Deanston is a very pretty detached coastal house of the district, it has Midge Lane at its rear and has garden grounds that extend to the foreshore at the neck of the Holy Loch and the upper Firth of Clyde.

Deanston is a very pretty detached house of white painted stone finish under a slated roof. The accommodation is laid out over 2 light and bright an easily managed levels and is set within lovely gently sloping gardens with the real added bonus of having immediate foreshore access.

The house enjoys a south facing situation and the main rooms all enjoy very pleasant south or west facing sea and/or landscape views.

Outer front door to entrance porch, door to reception hallway, deep walk in general purpose store with hot tank and boiler, under stairs cloaks/wc, sitting room with working open fire and glazed display case, bright dining room with twin leaf French doors to gardens, open plan arch to well equipped kitchen with island, rear door to gardens, utilities cupboard, ground floor bedroom 1.

Stair case to first floor upper hallway with velux window and leading to, bedroom 2 with gable window and twin leaf French doors to roof veranda, shallow press and fitted wardrobes, bedroom 3 with front facing arched window, fine bath and shower room with fine free standing French style bath, two x general purpose stores.

Services
Mains water, and drainage, electric heating, double glazing.

Outbuildings
Traditional outbuildings comprising 3 general purpose stores. Timber garage.

Situation
Deanston is located in the hamlet of Strone which is part of the ribbon settlement that runs west to east along the northern side of the Holy Loch.

From its fine south facing coastal position there are spectacular and often dramatic waterscape aspects to the Firth of Clyde, the mainland and the Cowal hills.

Strone has a church, local provisions store and post office .The neighbouring hamlet of Kilmun has an historic church and mausoleum.

Dunoon, seven miles away, has more extensive facilities as well as a library, hospital, leisure centre and swimming pool. Greenock, (by ferry crossing), is about 13 miles, and the Braehead retail village at 33 miles, offers many of the major high street multiples.

There is a regular bus service to Dunoon with further connections to Glasgow and a car and passenger ferry service to the mainland which connects with trains to Gourock and Glasgow.

There is a primary school in Strone and further primary and secondary schooling is available in Dunoon. Some children in the area attend the independent school of St Columba’s in Kilmacolm and a private bus service is in operation from Gourock.

Set within the National Park and the Argyll Forest, Deanston is a few minutes drive from the towering Californian redwoods at Benmore Botanical Gardens and the stunning beauty of the freshwater Loch Eck. There are salmon and sea trout runs at the nearby River Eachaig.

The area is renowned for its natural scenic beauty with many miles of quiet roads, forest trails and hillside tracks.

For sailing enthusiasts, the Firth of Clyde offers some of the most scenic sailing in western Europe and there are excellent marina and chandlery services at The Holy Loch, Port Bannatyne, Portavadie, Inverkip, Largs and Greenock.

As with most parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and Deanston is no exception, the Blairmore and Strone Golf club is only a few hundred yards away from Deanston.

Gardens
Steel outer rear gate leading to gravel pathway fringed with shrubs and bushes. Timber doorway to enclosed rear gardens and outbuildings, rear drying green. Gravel pathway leading to front gardens, stone terrace, path fringed gently sloping lawn fringed with mixed hedging, shrubs and bushes, flowering fruit trees, beech canopy at lower lawn, lovely beach side space suitable for summer furniture and alfresco dining. Stone retaining beachhead wall with twin gates with access to foreshore.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow city centre leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Continue for 21 miles to arrive at Port Glasgow. Follow signs Greenock and Gourock on the A770 for 8 miles to reach the Western Ferry terminal at McInroys Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay, Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right towards the Holyloch marina. Turn right on the A815 through to Sandbank. Turn right to the A880 signposted for Kilmun. Continue 2.5 miles through Kilmun towards Strone. Once in Strone and in Midge Lane, the gates leading to Deanston are located on the right hand side.