DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY / CASH PURCHASE ONLY
Requiring a full upgrade and modernisation nestled into
a pleasant country location to the south of Tarbert.
Dippen Cottage is of white painted stone construction and sits neatly under a tiled roof. The property is a CASH PURCHASE ONLY AND DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY.
The accommodation is laid out across one easily managed level and requires total upgrading and improvement, however once completed lends itself perfectly as a principal family home; Kintyre is also a well-known west of Scotland holiday and short break destination and so offers scope as a second or income producing holiday home.
Outer front door, entrance hall, family bathroom, sitting room with log burning stove, bedroom 1 with cupboard, bedroom 2 with cupboard, kitchen with door to rear gardens.
Via a shared gravel driveway to steel county style gate, private gravel vehicular hard standing, parking and turning area. The gardens at Dippen Cottage and mature and overgrown with specimen trees, beds and bushes, however once cleared will be laid mainly to a level lawn are with beds and bushes at its fringes and bound by a combination of post and wire fencing and exposed stone walls. Dippen Cottage enjoys a very secluded and private situation from where there are
Detached white painted stone outhouse with 2 x bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen.
Dippen Cottage is situated on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula just to the south of the west coast fishing harbour town of Tarbert.
The house occupies a pleasant rural situation just to the south of the town of Tarbert which is at the northern top end of the Kintyre peninsula.
Tarbert town centre is only 3.4 miles to the north and the A83 makes it easily accessible by car.
Tarbert is a pleasant west coast small fishing and yachting harbour town with local shops and services easily catering for everyday needs and requirements. There are a number of friendly harbour pubs and restaurants. Tarbert is also renowned for hosting the annual Scottish Series Yachting Event, and for its freshly caught seafood and folk festivals.
Everyday shopping is available in the town where there is a well-stocked Co-op midi market, fuller weekly shopping is available at Lochgilphead and Campbeltown.
Nearby Primary schooling in Clachan 4 miles South-West and secondary schooling is available in Tarbert 3.4 miles North-East.
Leisure facilities are diverse. Lochgilphead (16.5 miles) has a local swimming pool and sports centre. A thriving marina is in the sheltered inner part of Tarbert harbour and scenic inshore sailing is available in surrounding sea lochs and the Kyles of Bute. The Crinan canal that connects Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig with Loch Crinan to Mull and on to the Hebrides are always active with craft moving back and forth.
As with most parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and there are challenging courses at both Lochgilphead and Tarbert. Machrahanish links golf course offers one of the top golfing destinations in the UK and attracts international golfers.
Productive sea fishing from shore and boat can be had on the loch and there are trout and salmon opportunities by permit in 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. Westport beach (28 miles) offers multiple water leisure facilities with both surfing and sea kayaking proving very popular.
Water is by private supply, drainage is by private septic tank, night storage electric heating, single glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
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 on to 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. At Tarbert continue south on the A83 for a further 3.4 miles, a sign with the property name Achamore will be located on the left hand side of the road, turn left off the A83 at the sign Achamore and proceed along the gravel road until reaching Dippen Cottage.
An alternative scenic route to Glasgow is by ferry from Tarbert to Portavadie and then by A8000 to Dunoon and a further ferry from Dunoon to Gourock.
Argyll & Bute Council
Dippen Cottage is in Band E and the amount of council tax payable for 2023/2024 is £1943..50 excluding water and drainage.
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 will probably 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.
Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenants fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.
If you require this publication in an alternative format, please contact this office on 0141 225 3880.
Any offer by a purchaser(s) who is resident out with the United Kingdom must be accompanied by a guarantee from a bank that is acceptable to the seller.