Property SummaryA rare opportunity to secure a prominent site and with near 270° water and landscape views across the Holy Loch and the firth of Clyde.
Land north of 309/311 Marine Parade is situated just off the A815 on Marine Parade about 0.3 miles to the north of the Western Ferries Cowal terminal at Hunters Quay.
The centre of the bustling town of Dunoon is only about 1.5 miles ( around a 5 minute drive) to the south. Dunoon is the main town of the Cowal Peninsula and has a complete range of shopping, leisure and professional services.
The town has a good range of welcoming pubs and restaurants, a library, hospital, secondary school, theatre, cinema, swimming pool and leisure centre. There is a primary school in Sandbank. Some children in the area attend the independent school of St Columbas in Kilmacolm and a private bus service is in operation from Gourock.
Located on the scenic Cowal Peninsula in Argyll, Land north of 309/311 Marine Parade is only a short drive from both the Caledonian McBrayne and Western Ferries terminals from where there are frequent passenger and vehicular sailings across to Gourock. From here, the road and public transport links make it possible to commute on a daily basis to Glasgow and the central belt.
It is equally possible to drive to Glasgow via Loch Lomond which takes a little longer but is via some of the most famous and breathtaking countryside in western Scotland.
Dunoon is the gateway to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and can easily be described as having some of the most dramatic and picturesque scenery in the west of Scotland, it is indeed an outdoor enthusiasts playground.
As with most parts of Scotland, one is never too far from a golf course and Dunoon is no exception - the district having three challenging courses.
The expanding Holy Loch Marina is nearby with its berthing and associated chandlery services, an excellent base from which to sail and explore the world famous lower Clyde and Kyles of Bute inland sea lochs and waterways.
Sea fishing is available on the Firth of Clyde and it is possible to fish for salmon and sea trout by permit on some of the rivers and lochs of the district, the River Eachaig and the freshwater Loch Eck only a few minutes drive to the north.
Some of the local estates can, by arrangement, offer rough and commercial shooting as well as opportunities to stalk for roe, sika and red deer.
The area is renowned for its spectacular scenery. Benmore Botanic Garden is only five miles away and there are near endless walks, hill climbs and quiet country roads offering wonderful rambling and cycling country.
Outline planning permission for the erection of 1 dwelling 16/01525/PPP
The site ends to circa 0.19 acres in all
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 the Western Ferries terminal at McInroys Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay turn right on the A815 and proceed in a northerly direction for about 0.3 miles on Marine Parade (A815) to find Land north of 309/311 Marine Parade on the left hand side.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602 127
It is understood that there is access to mains water, drainage and mains electricity is available to the site. The purchaser will be responsible to apply, pay for and arrange mains service connections.
Note: - The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Land north of 309/311 Marine Parade is in Council tax band G and the council tax payable for 2018/2019 is £3174.96 including water and sewerage charges.
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880