A very well-presented detached cottage type property only a few meters from the edge of Loch Fyne within the very pretty and historic fishing village of Newton.
Outer front door to sunroom/entrance porchway, cloaks area, inner front door to welcoming entrance hallway open plan to informal sitting room/snug, bedroom 1 with fitted wardrobe, kitchen cum dining room with feature exposed beams, sliding door to alfresco dining patio area and gardens, family shower room, cupboard housing electrical switch gear.
Via wooden space saving staircase to first floor mezzanine landing with aspects across the kitchen cum dining area. Formal sitting room with 2 x fitted storage cupboards, windows with window seat offering uninterrupted water views, log burning stove, bedroom 2 (master) with window to front and rear, fitted cupboard, informal sitting area.
Detached timber workshop/garage, twin
leaf doors, personal door access, light and
Steel frame garden gazebo structure with timber decking.
2 x general purpose garden sheds, open fronted timber log store.
Via a shared gravel driveway which leads to ample vehicular hard standing, turning and parking. The front gardens are low maintenance by design and are mainly to gravel. The rear gardens are accessed via a close board personal gate at the side of the property, there is a sheltered paved patio area at the foot of the property, which is ideal for alfresco sitting, dining and entertaining. A timber staircase provides access to a mature lawn area, there are various timber foot bridges that provide access across a pretty stream in which wends its way through the rear gardens. There are an abundance of colourful flower beds, bushes, and specimen trees throughout the rear gardens. There is a raised decking area located within the side rear gardens which is ideal for sundowners. The gardens are plentiful and bound by mature trees and post and wire fencing which offers shelter, seclusion and privacy.
Higher Mid Village is a quite delightful detached cottage type property of white painted render construction, all of which sit neatly under a dark grey slated roof. The house provides, light, and bright accommodation laid out across two easily managed levels and the subjects are set within very pleasant immediate garden grounds only a few meters from the edge of Loch Fyne within the very pretty and historic fishing village of Newton.
Strachur is in southern Argyll at the sheltered confluence of highland glens and Loch Fyne, and Strathlachlan is the glen that connects Newton and Castle Lachlan and the minor road that carries on down the eastern side of Loch Fyne to Otter Ferry and further south to Portavadie and Tighnabruaich.
Higher Mid Village is set in generous gardens and from its west facing position there are panoramic views over Loch Fyne. The rear of the property offers lovely open aspects out over the woodlands of the glen.
Strachur (4.7 miles north) is a delightful and very pretty Loch Fyne side Argyllshire coastal village. Strachur and Loch Fyne are well known for their natural scenic beauty which has always drawn people to the area to live, holiday and enjoy weekend breaks.
The village has a Post Office and café, a retail service station, an excellent medical centre with in-house pharmacy, and a vibrant community hall, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 66 miles distant and offers a full range of higher and further educational services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city.
There are a number of friendly restaurants and country pubs, all with menus that encompass the term Scotlands Natural Larder; these include Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, The Creggans Inn and Inver Cottage Restaurant which is 1.4 miles away, within walking distance and on the shore of Loch Fyne.
Dunoon is approximately 22.2 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 58 miles distant via Loch Lomond.
Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling (with optional boarding) is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 43 miles.
The A83 and A82 provide access to central Scotland. Arrochar has a main line rail station with a service to and from Glasgow city centre and a sleeper to London. The frequent Western ferry service between McInroys Point and Hunters Quay provides alternative travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland.
Situated on the outskirts of Scotlands first National Park, the area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, challenging hill climbs, walks and several golf courses. The recently established Cowal Way stretches from Portavadie in the west and travels eastwards for 31 miles through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and mountain landscapes in the west coast.
Sea, river and loch fishing are also available in the area as are a number of commercially run shoots. Some of the local estates allow stalking by arrangement.
For sailors, the sea lochs of the west of Scotland offer safe sheltered anchorages as well as spectacular coastal sailing; there are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip, Portavadie and Dunoon.
It is possible to travel to Newton from Glasgow using two different routes:
From Glasgow city centre leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Continue for 18 miles taking junction 30 following signs Erskine Bridge. Proceed over the bridge and turn left onto the A82. Continue on the A82 for 26 miles up the side of Loch Lomond to Tarbet. Turn left at Tarbet onto the A83 and continue for 13 miles before turning left onto the A815. Travel for 9 miles to reach Strachur. Turn right onto the A886 towards Tighnabruaich and after 4 miles turn right and follow the road down the hill (sweeping left) towards Newton. On entering the village proceed along the shore road, to find Higher Mid Village located up the second lane on the left hand side.
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 on the A815 through Sandbank. Continue on the A815 for 14 miles passing Loch Eck to reach Strachur. Turn right onto the A886 towards Tighnabruaich and after 4 miles turn right and follow the road down the hill (sweeping left) towards Newton. On entering the village proceed along the shore road, to find Higher Mid Village located up the second lane on the left hand side.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127
Mains water supply, drainage is via a private septic tank, storage heatrers, assisted by the log burning stove, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Higher Mid Village has a rateable value of £2000.00
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.