Medrox Cottage, Tighnabruaich, Argyll and Bute

  • 1 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 bedrooms

    Offers Over £299,000

Property Type: Detached House

Property Summary

Medrox Cottage is a very pretty and somewhat deceptive detached period cottage which was totally redeveloped in 2004.

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Property Description

Description
Medrox Cottage is a very pretty and somewhat deceptive detached period cottage which was totally redeveloped in 2004. The house is completed in a combination of exposed natural and painted stone and all under a re-slated roof. The property is set amid mature private and productive gardens from where there are pleasant views to Bute and the famous Kyles of Bute.
The depth of accommodation is perfect and well set up for principal family living, Tighnabruaich is also a well-known west of Scotland holiday and short break destination and so offers good scope as a second or holiday home or as an income producing investment proposition.

Ground Floor
Front outer door to bright and flexible garden room, comfortable sitting room open plan to dining room with Edinburgh press and wood burner stove, well equipped fitted and integrated kitchen, matching good sized utility room, rear hallway with door to rear gardens, hot tank/boiler and drying room, shower room and wc, ground floor bedroom 1 with under stairs stores.

First Floor
Staircase to first floor upper hallway, general purpose store with roof space access, bedroom 2 (master) with side facing dormer window formation, fitted drawer space at window box and fitted wardrobes, en suite shower and bathroom, bedroom 3 with front facing dormer window, fitted bedroom furniture, en suite bathroom with shower over the bath.

Outbuildings
2 x stone log stores, brick and slate garage with concrete floor, box profile steel clad lean to, large greenhouse with potting and propagation benches.

Gardens
Single track access lane to property entrance, black top driveway with good vehicle turning and hard standing. A series of tiered honey coloured flag stone terraces provide excellent sheltered sun, BBQ and vantage points. A gate leads to rear gardens which are laid to grass, fringed with colourful rhododendrons and assorted shrubs, bushes and fruit trees. Raised productive kitchen produce timber planters. A stone wall is at the eastern side and a stream forms the western boundary.

Planning Consent
There is full planning permission for a self contained 2 bedroom annexe to the main house where the garage and lean to currently sit.

Planning reference: 16/02233/PP

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Kilmory
Lochgilphead
Argyll
PA31 8RT
Tel: 01546-602127.

Services
Mains water supply, mains drainage, LPG underfloor heating supported by multi fuel burner, double glazing.

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

Situation
Medrox Cottage is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Tighnabruaich on the west coast of Scotland. The house is located amid mature sheltered gardens and from its slightly raised position there are views over the famous water and landscape known as the Kyles of Bute, the views extend out across the sheltered Tighnabruaich anchorage to the island of Bute adjacent.

Tighnabruaich is a well-known and sheltered anchorage with moorings that are always lively with the comings and goings of resident and passing boating and yachting craft. One of its highlights must surely be the regular berthing of the famous Waverley, reputed to be the world’s last sea going paddle steamer. Always a sight to behold as she berths at Tighnabruaich pier with day trippers.

The village centre is a comfortable short and level walk and offers a Doctor’s surgery and local amenities that cater for everyday needs and requirements. A bus service runs from Tighnabruaich to both Rothesay and Dunoon.

The city of Glasgow is 55 miles distant (via a pleasant boat crossing to Gourock) and has numerous retail districts and all the higher educational, cultural and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre.

Tighnabruaich has a reputable and award winning primary school and secondary is available at Dunoon Grammar.

The area is famous for its dramatic natural scenic beauty; yachtsmen and women the world over sail through the scenic Kyles from the Clyde marinas and on through the Crinan canal and out to the Hebridean islands. A new marina and restaurant complex at Portavadie is 4 miles to the west and offers facilities such as a leisure centre with indoor and outdoor infinity pool and beauty treatment rooms. Portavadie also hosts facilities supporting great mountain bike trails in the area.

The area offers much in the way of relaxing outdoor pursuits. Tighnabruaich Golf Club is a scenic and challenging 9-hole golf course. There is tennis and inevitably, a famous sailing school.

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.

Tighnabruaich lies on “Argyll’s Secret Coast”, which stretches from Strachur at the top of Loch Fyne round the coast to Colintraive. It is an area of stunning natural beauty where there are countless opportunities to discover peaceful locations. Nearby activities include walks in forests or along the coast, fishing, kayaking or sailing and enjoying the wildlife.

Council Tax
Medrox Cottage is in council tax band E and the amount payable for 2017/2018 is £1,837 including mains water.

EPC rataing G

Travel Directions
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 McInroy’s Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay   Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right on the A815 through Sandbank. After 3.5 miles turn left on to the B836. Travel for 11 miles before turning right on to the A886. Travel for 1.5 miles then turn left onto the A8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. Proceed to the foreshore junction with the B8000 and turn left along the coastal road. After 0.2 miles turn left onto the private access lane which leads to Medrox Cottage on the left hand side.
Alternatively 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 10 miles to Strachur. At Strachur turn right onto A886 and travel for 15 miles. Turn right on to the A8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. On arrival in the Village, follow directions above.