Quinhill, Clachan, Tarbert, Argyll and Bute

  • 2 receptions
  • 1 bathrooms
  • 4 bedrooms

    Offers Over £245,000

Property Type: Detached House

This property is not currently available. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market.

Property Summary

Quinhill is a very pretty detached property located on the northern fringe of the village of Clachan with uninterrupted rolling countryside and water views.


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Property Description

Quinhill is a very pretty detached property located on the northern fringe of the village of Clachan with uninterrupted rolling countryside and water views. Quinhill provides light and bright easily managed accommodation over two levels; the house is of exposed stone construction finished in white painted render and neatly presented under a dark grey slate roof.

Outer front door to entrance porchway, inner front door to entrance hallway, formal sitting room with log burning stove, window due north, home office/reading room, currently set up as bedroom 1, window due south, under stair storage cupboard, family bathroom with bath and shower, 1 x velux window. Formal dining room, bay window due north, log burning stove, through to kitchen come informal breakfast and dining area, window due south, utility/laundry room with Belfast sink, cupboard housing electrical switch gear, door to rear gardens, storeroom/potential bedroom 2.

Via a carpeted staircase to first floor landing, bedroom 3 window due north offering uninterrupted rolling countryside and partial sea views, wc, bedroom 4 also with window due north offering uninterrupted rolling countryside.

While a fine principal home, the layout of Quinhill lends itself well for the possibility of self-contained relatives accommodation, a B&B enterprise and/or indeed self-catering holiday lets. The A83 is the tourist route from Inveraray to Campbeltown. The Kintyre Way walking path is from Tarbert to Southend.

Detached former ferry ticket house; exposed stone construction under a dark grey tiled roof, twin leaf timber door, personal door access, exposed stone flooring, light and power. Currently uses for general purpose storage

Via a timber county style gate to private grassy driveway flanked with beds and bushes, hard standing and vehicular turning. Front gardens are mainly to mature level lawn surrounded by a post and wire fence. Rear gardens are also mainly to grass and are bounded by an exposed stone wall. The gardens are generous and well maintained and offer spectacular countryside and water views.

Quinhill is situated on the northern fringe of the pretty hamlet of Clachan on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula, about 10 miles to the south west coast fishing harbour town of Tarbert.

Tarbert town centre is only 9.4 miles to the north and the A83 makes it easily accessible by car or excellent Citylink bus service.

The village of Clachan has a petrol station where it is possible to buy some everyday provisions. Tarbert is a pleasant west coast small fishing and yachting harbour town with local shops and services catering for everyday needs and requirements. There are a number of friendly harbour pubs and restaurants. Tarbert is also renowned for hosting the annual Scottish Series Yachting Event, and for its seafood and folk festivals.

Everyday shopping is available in the town where there is a well-stocked Co-op midi market. Fuller weekly shopping is available at Lochgilphead and Campbeltown.

The district primary school is in Clachan and secondary schooling is available in Tarbert 9.4 miles North-East.

Leisure facilities are diverse. Lochgilphead (22.5 miles) has a local swimming pool and sports   centre. A thriving marina is situated within a sheltered inner part of Tarbert harbour and scenic inshore sailing is available in surrounding sea lochs and the Kyles of Bute. The Crinan Canal that connects Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig with Loch Crinan to Mull and on to the Hebrides are always active with craft moving back and forth.

As with most parts of Scotland, one is never too far from a golf course and there are challenging courses at both Lochgilphead and Tarbert. To the south, Machrahanish golf course offers one of the top golfing destinations in the UK and attracts international golfers.
Productive sea fishing from shore and boat can be had on the loch and there are trout and salmon opportunities, by permit, in surrounding rivers and hill lochs.

The countryside is a delight in which to walk or cycle and there is no shortage of scenic routes and places of archaeological and historical interest to visit. Westport extensive sand beach (6miles) offers multiple water leisure facilities with both surfing and sea kayaking proving very popular.

Mains water supply, drainage via subterranean private septic tank located in the gardens, Wet electric heating assisted by the log burning stoves, double glazing.

We have been advised by the seller that there is Fibre-optic Broadband to the premises.

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

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

Council Tax
Quinhill is in Band E and the amount of council tax payable for 2019/2020 is £1970.90 including water.

Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential telephone 0141 225 3880.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenant’s fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.

Photographs taken July 2019.

From Glasgow city centre travel in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Leave the motorway at J30 following signs for Erskine Bridge. Proceed over bridge turning left on to the A82. Remain on the A82 for 25 miles going up Loch Lomond side. Bear left at Tarbet on to the A83. Remain on the A83 for 61 miles passing through Inveraray, Furnace, Minard, Lochgilphead and Ardrishaig before arriving in Tarbert. At Tarbert continue south on the A83 for a further 10 miles to reach the small hamlet of Clachan. After the filling station, take the second turning on the right into the village. Procced in a northernly direction past the church, over the Clachan bridge for circa 0.6 miles to find the gated entrance to Quinhill on your right hand side.

An alternative scenic route to Glasgow is by ferry from Tarbert to Portavadie and then by A8000 to Dunoon and a further ferry from Dunoon to Gourock.