A detached bungalow in need of renovation/redevelopment in a pleasant country location to the south of Tarbert and close to West Loch Tarbert.
Kilchamaig Gate is a detached bungalow which sits within generous garden grounds located just off the A83, circa 6.4 miles South of Tarbert. The property is of white painted render finish with red detailing under a corrugated asbestos roof. The house requires upgrading and modernisation, 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 storm doors to entrance vestibule, inner front door to hallway, dining room with windows to front gardens, enclosed Edinburgh press, defunct Rayburn, scullery housing the water tank, fitted storage cupboard, pantry, door to rear gardens. From entrance hallway to bedroom 1 (master) window to front gardens, fitted cupboard, fitted cupboard space in the hallway, family shower room, bedroom 2 & 3 with window to rear gardens and fitted cupboard space, formal sitting room with window to front gardens and generous window to side gardens which offer rolling countryside and loch views, bedroom 4 with window to side gardens, (hallway access to loft space), family bathroom, door to rear gardens.
The detached double garage/workshop is comprised of corrugated asbestos sheets and is accessed via twin leaf doors at the front. Attached coal shed.
Via stone bell mouth entry and timber county gate to private gravel drive, vehicular hard standing and parking. Front gardens are mainly to level lawn and are bound by an exposed stone wall, beds and bushes. The side and rear gardens are generous in size and extend to circa 0.526 acres and are mainly to level lawn with an array of specimen trees, beds and bushes. The extreme rear gardens are bound by pine trees in which offer privacy and screening from the neighbouring land yet don't obscure the outstanding and spectacular rolling countryside and loch views due west. On the northern boundary there is additional hard standing and parking in which can be accessed via a timber county gate.
Kilchamaig Gate 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 and woodland situation just to the south of the town of Tarbert at the top of the Kintyre peninsula.
Tarbert town centre is only 6 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 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 6 miles North-East.
Leisure facilities are diverse. Lochgilphead (19 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 (20 miles) offers multiple water leisure facilities with both surfing and sea kayaking proving very popular.
Mains water supply, private septic tank (located across the farm track into the neighbouring field), electric night storage heaters, double glazing.
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 5 miles, pass the Caledonian Macbrayne ferry terminal for Islay. After the terminal proceed along A83, passing Whitehouse village. About 1 mile after the terminal, Kilchamaig Gate is on the right-hand side.