Property SummaryLochview is a pretty and compact single storey cottage type home located in Strachur.
Lochview Creggans is a pretty and compact single storey cottage type home of pink painted harling under a mainly slated and part mineral felted roof.
Accommodation is all on one level and laid out with ease of maintenance in mind.
Lochview is suitable as a permanent home but equally lends itself well as a second home or weekend bolthole located in a situation of relative convenience and great natural scenic beauty.
A rear glazed outer door leads to the entrance reception hallway from where there is a useful shelved cloakroom and electrics cupboard, inner double doors lead to the inner hallway from where there is a loft access hatch and doors leading to the sitting room with exposed brick working fireplace, breakfasting and or dining fitted kitchen, shelved store at rear, bedrooms 1 & 2, and a bath and shower room.
Gravel surfaced driveway leading up to two vehicle turning and hard standing hammerhead. The gardens are mainly to grass with holly and birch trees. Close board fencing at southern and western sides provide privacy, shelter and seclusion, a facing brick retaining wall at the rear supports raised gardens to grass, a flagstone pathway leads around to the entrance door.
Lochview Creggans is situated in the Loch Fyne side coastal village of Strachur. Strachur is in southern Argyll at the sheltered confluence of highland glens and Loch Fyne. The village is largely a coastal ribbon development of which Lochview is a part, the house is situated at the pretty northern side of the village on prominent gardens set above the Creggans Inn and from which there are westerly aspects out across the seascape of Loch Fyne and the hills above Furnace.
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, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 61 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 restaurants, all with menus that encompass the term "Scotland's Natural Larder"; these include Loch Fyne Oysters, The Creggans Inn and Invercottage Restaurant.
Dunoon is approximately 17 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 53 miles distant via Loch Lomondside.
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 alternative travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland.
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.
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 are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip, Portavadie and Dunoon.
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 continue in a northerly direction on the A815 turning right onto the minor road BEFORE the Creggans Inn, continue up here and after the two new homes take the small lane on the right hand side, proceed to the top of the lane to find Lochview.
Mains water supply, drainage by private septic tank, electric night store and thermo panel heating.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
EPC F Banding
Lochview Creggans is in Band C and the amount of council tax payable for 2015/2016 is £1218.79 including water and excluding sewerage.