On a raised vantage point and with sublime views over the Kyles of Bute, a detached cottage in a pleasant and peaceful sylvan setting.
Over Innens is a very pretty detached cottage type property of exposed stone construction, with white detailing, all of which sit very neatly under a dark grey slated roof. The house provides very pleasant accommodation laid out over one light and bright easily managed level. The home lends itself perfectly as a principal private residence, but equally as a second or income producing holiday investment home.
The house enjoys a prominent situation amid mature gardens and from its raised vantage point there are quite spectacular and often dramatic outlooks to the famous water and landscape known as the Kyles of Bute.
Outer twin leaf storm doors to entrance vestibule, inner front door to welcoming entrance hallway, formal sitting room with original fireplace, exposed and enclosed Edinburgh press, box window formation overlooking the famous Kyles of Bute. Bedroom 1 with bay window formation to side gardens, rear hall with cloaks area, kitchen cum dining room, 2 x skylights, window to rear gardens, contemporary family shower room with shower enclosure, rear door to gardens. Bedroom 2 with bay window formation to rear gardens, bedroom 3 (master) with box window formation with uninterrupted waterscape views, fitted cupboard.
Detached exposed stone boat house and stables, twin leaf timber doors, personal door access, 2 x stable boxes, timber staircase leading to upper level, all neatly presented under a dark grey slate roof. Attached coal house and log store. Detached corrugated sheet open fronted log store, detached timber workshop, greenhouse, timber poultry hut. There is a sub cellar currently used for storage with a personal door access, light and power, housing the boiler.
Steel outer gate to pedestrian pathway and gravel steps leading to front door, there is a generous gravel area at the front of house which is ideal for alfresco sitting and dining, sloping gardens with mixed shrubs and bushes, gravel pathway at the side leading to the gardens at the rear which are laid mainly to gravel and grass with a paved patio area at the foot of the property. At the side of the property there is a sweeping gravel parking area which has ample space for vehicular hard standing, parking and turning. Beyond the immediate gardens there is mature grass which is fringed with rhododendrons and mixed semi ancient native woodlands.
Mains water supply, oil fired central heating, double glazing, drainage is by direct outflow.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Argyll & Bute Council
Over Innens is in council tax band E and the amount payable for 2022/2023 is £2435.71 excluding mains drainage.
Over Innens is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Tighnabruaich on the west coast of Scotland. The house is situated in the coastal ribbon southern part of the village, and it enjoys an elevated situation, there are quite spectacular and often dramatic outlooks to the Island of Bute adjacent and the highly picturesque and world-famous Kyles of Bute.
Tighnabruaich is a well-known sheltered anchorage with moorings that are always lively with the comings and goings of pleasure 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 level walk and offers a doctor's surgery and local amenities that cater for everyday needs. 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 from around the world 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.
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.
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. On arrival in the village proceed to the end of the road where it meets the sea. Turn left on the coastal road and proceed along the coastal road, through the village, proceed past the village for circa 0.6 miles before turning left off the B800, proceed up the minor road, passed Tighnabruaich House to find Over Innens directly in front of you.
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 as above.