Letters Way, Strachur, Cairndow, Argyll and Bute

  • 2 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 bedrooms

    Offers Over £249,950

Property Type: Detached Bungalow

Property Summary

A pretty detached traditional bungalow located on the south side of Strachur and looking due north-west across Loch Fyne.

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Property Description

Description
5, Letters Way enjoys an excellent position from where there are spectacular and often dramatic, north-westerly seascape and landscape views.

5, Letters Way is a pretty detached traditional Argyll bungalow which is located within a pleasant ribbon development of similarly styled homes in a wonderful coastal position to the south side of Strachur.

The property provides light and bright easily managed accommodation over one level; the house is very nicely finished internally where the rooms are comfortable, well finished and are dressed with a fresh neutral palette of décor.

Externally, the house is of white pained render finish under a replaced tile roof. The house is well set up for principal family living, Strachur is also a well-known west of Scotland holiday and short break destination and so offers scope as a second or holiday home or as an income producing self-catering holiday investment proposition.

Outer door to entrance vestibule, cloaks/wc, inner door to reception hallway, sitting room with multi-fuel burner 2 x generous windows due north-west, formal dining room with uninterrupted views across Loch Fyne, recently fitted kitchen with part integrated appliances, door to rear vestibule and gardens, rear hall to bedroom 1, family bathroom with bath and shower cubical, bedroom 2 with 2 x fitted wardrobes, rear hall linen cupboard, bedroom 3 (master) with generous integrated storage.


Ground Floor
Entrance vestibule, cloaks/wc, sitting room, formal dining room, fitted kitchen, rear vestibule, bedroom 1, family bathroom, bedrooms 2 & 3, rear hall linen cupboard.
                        
Outbuildings
Detached single garage of white painted render finish, timber clad coal and log store, greenhouse.

Gardens
Concrete driveway to vehicle parking and hard standing area, paved pathway to front gardens, low maintenance by design and a gravel bed and rockery at the side, a flagstone pathway is around the house leading to mature lawn at the rear with steps up to a paved pathway leading to gated rear entrance with access to further countryside, and quite rear road.

About 0.26 acres

Situation
5, Letters Way is situated in the Loch Fyne side coastal village of Strachur. Strachur is in southern Argyll at the sheltered confluence of highland glens and the sea loch of Loch Fyne. For the most part, the village is formed by the ribbon development that runs along the coast.
5, Letters Way is to the southern side of the village and it enjoys an elevated setting from where there are wonderful sea and landscape aspects across Loch Fyne with the small marina pontoon and sheltered anchorage in the foreground.

Strachur 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 and Sports Pavilion, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 54 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 several restaurants, all with menus that encompass the term “Scotland’s Natural Larder”; these include Loch Fyne Oysters, The Creggans Inn and Invercottage Restaurant. The George Hotel at Inveraray enjoys an enviable reputation for serving seasonal local produce.

Dunoon is a scenic drive approximately 18.8 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 54 miles distant via Loch Lomond side and Oban approximately 58 miles.

Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 35 miles.

The A83 & 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 McInroy’s Point and Hunters Quay provides travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland or alternatively Argyll Ferries run from Dunoon to Gourock.

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 landscapes in the west coast. The coastline of Cowal Peninsula is fast becoming known as Argyll’s secret coast by Welcome to Scotland.

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 anchorages as well as spectacular coastal sailing; there is a floating pontoon at Strachur owned by the Strachur Bay Mooring Association (SBMA), and there are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip, Portavadie and Sandbank. Loch Fyne is the deepest sea loch in Europe.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway for about 15 miles taking junction 30 onto the Erskine Bridge. Turn left off the bridge on the A82 and continue for about 25 miles to reach Tarbet. Continue to the left at Tarbet onto the A83 and proceed through Arrochar for a further 13 miles. Turn left onto the A815 and travel for about 9 miles to reach Strachur. On arrival in Strachur turn right onto the A886 and continue for 0.5 miles, turn left onto Letters Way, 5 Letters Way is located on your left.

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127

Services
Mains water supply, drainage is by water carriage system to a private shared septic tank system serving the whole development, electric total control heating provided by storage heaters and thermostatic panels supported by multi fuel stove, double glazing.

Boat mooring
A boat mooring is available, Crown Estate seabed annual rental requirements will apply if the mooring is to be retained.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
5, Letters Way is in council tax band F and the amount payable for the period 2017/2018 is £2593.60 including water and sewerage.