Property SummaryA pretty detached cottage situated in the picturesque west highland village of Dalmally with wonderful views of Ben Lui and the surrounding countryside.
The house is a pretty detached bungalow easily recognised by its white pebble dash finish all under concrete tiled roof.
The front entrance porch gives access to the reception hallway with electrics cupboard, 3 x good sized multipurpose stores and access to a partially floored loft space can via ramsey ladder, lounge with laminate flooring, multi fuel burning stove and built in bookcase, all open plan to dining room with parquet flooring and dual aspect window formation. Bedroom 1 (currently used as a study) has a general purpose store/cupboard, bedroom 2 also with a well proportioned general purpose store/cupboard and bedroom 3, There is a good sized bathroom which is partially tiled with shower over bath and multi purpose store/linen cupboard. The fitted dining sized kitchen is of generous proportions with wall and floor mounted units. The rear porch (currently used as utility) provides access to gardens.
Single detached garage with concrete floor and electricity, wood store, shed and greenhouse.
Black top driveway to single garage, single gate giving access to flagstone pathway leading to back porch and round to front door, secluded terrace with views towards Ben Lui, double gates to good vehicle hard standing area masked as level lawn. The gardens are laid mainly to grass fringed with stocked beds and shrubbery which extend around all sides of the house, secured by means of wooden fencing at front and post and wire fencing to the rear.
New School House is situated in the Strath of Orchy in the picturesque west highland village of Dalmally. The property enjoys a preferred corner plot in a quiet residential estate just off the main arterial west highland tourist route from Glasgow to Oban.
Dalmally is about 3 miles to the east of Loch Awe which is one of Scotland's most spectacular lochs. It is 25 miles long and runs from the village of Lochawe to Ford at the south. Kilchurn Castle is a dramatic ruin, and one of Scotland's most famous and most photographed castles. There are a number of islands in the loch including Innishail, which is the burial island of the Dukes of Argyll. Inveraray Castle, the seat of the Dukes of Argyll, is at the head of Loch Fyne, 16 miles to the south.
Dalmally village has a primary school, doctor's surgery, pharmacy, post office, and village store. Inveraray (16 miles) is at the head of Loch Fyne and has a variety of shops, hotels and tourist locations. Oban is 24 miles to the west and has a full range of shops and supermarkets, secondary schooling and professional services. Oban has the ferry terminal to the Western Isles and is the main base for exciting west coast sailing. Glasgow airport is about a 90 minute drive, under normal travel conditions. Dalmally has a main line rail station which connects Oban and Glasgow.
There is spectacular hill walking, climbing and mountaineering in the area, with skiing at Glencoe. The numerous lochs and rivers provide both salmon fishing and trout fishing and the opportunity for boating and water sports. River Orchy is probably the best white water rafting river in Scotland. Some of the local estates run commercial shoots as well as allowing stalking by prior arrangement. The whole of the surrounding area with its rugged mountains and glens is a photographers dream
From Glasgow proceed in a northerly direction on the A82 for 61 miles to reach Tyndrum. At Tyndrum turn left on the A85 following signs Oban. Travel for 11 miles to reach Dalmally. Turn left into Glenview. Continue to the end of the road where the property can be found on your right hand side.