Property SummarySt Marys is a period home over three levels and with lovely south easterly views out across the Firth of Clyde.
St Marys is a significant period detached house which provides excellent family and guest accommodation laid out over three levels. Front elevation rooms feature wonderful views out across the Firth of Clyde.
The house is of substantial dressed stone construction with smooth ashlar at window mullions and doors. Internally there has been the careful and sensitive preservation of many period features including detailed plaster work, timber ceiling relief, picture and dado rails, pitch pine flooring, stained glass and feature fireplace.
The property is set in good sized and mature gardens which extend to about 0.56 acres. The gardens are mainly bound by a stone wall and to one side a timber fence which offers privacy and seclusion.
Main front door to entrance hallway, formal sitting room with box window formation, living flame effect gas fire, rear hallway leading to second sitting room, formal dining room. Under stairs storage and electrical switch gear, family bathroom, utility and boiler room, kitchen with open plan dining area, central island, marble effect worktops, utility room, access to rear gardens.
Panelled pine staircase to half and full landings, bedroom 1 with fitted wardrobes en suite wc and wash hand basin, bedroom 2 (master), box window formation to front gardens, side window, door access to colonial balcony. Home office/study, linen cupboard, bedroom 3, family spa bath and shower room, sauna.
Staircase to second floor half and full landings, bedrooms 4, 5, 6, 7 and music room.
St Marys is situated just off the A815 in the suburban town of Innellan which is the settlement on the edge of the Firth of Clyde just to the western side of the Cowal peninsula town of Dunoon.
The centre of the bustling town of Dunoon is only about 10 minutes drive to the east. Dunoon is the main town of the Cowal Peninsula and has a complete range of shopping, leisure and professional services. The town has a good range of welcoming pubs and restaurants, a library, hospital, secondary school, theatre, cinema, swimming pool and leisure centre. There is a primary school in Innellan and Toward. Some children in the area attend the independent school of St Columbas in Kilmacolm and a private bus service is in operation from Gourock.
Located on the scenic Cowal Peninsula in Argyll, St Marys is only a short drive from both the Caledonian McBrayne and Western Ferries terminals from where there are frequent passenger and vehicular sailings across to Gourock. From here, the road and public transport links make it possible to commute on a daily basis to Glasgow and the central belt.
It is equally possible to drive to Glasgow via Loch Lomond which takes a little longer but is via some of the most famous and breathtaking countryside in western Scotland.
Dunoon is the gateway to the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and can easily be described as having some of the most dramatic and picturesque scenery in the west of Scotland, it is indeed an outdoor enthusiasts playground.
As with most parts of Scotland, one is never too far from a golf course and Dunoon is no exception - the district having three challenging courses.
Toward sailing club is approximately 2.2 miles to the west of St Marys and the expanding Holy Loch Marina is nearby with its berthing and associated chandlery services, an excellent base from which to sail and explore the world famous lower Clyde and Kyles of Bute inland sea lochs and waterways.
Sea fishing is available on the Firth of Clyde and it is possible to fish for salmon and sea trout by permit on some of the rivers and lochs of the district, with the River Eachaig, the freshwater Loch Eck only a few miles drive to the north.
Some of the local estates can, by arrangement, offer rough and commercial shooting as well as opportunities to stalk for roe, sika and red deer.
The area is renowned for its spectacular scenery. Benmore Botanic Garden is only 11 miles away and there are near endless walks, hill climbs and quiet country roads offering wonderful rambling and cycling country.
Private driveway flanked by well tended mature and level lawn. Vehicle turning and hard standing. to one side, paved pathway around the house and leading to main front door. At the rear, well tended mature and level lawn, paved patio suitable for alfresco dining. Stone wall and timber close board fencing combine to provide privacy seclusion and shelter.
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 the Western Ferries terminal at McInroys Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay turn left on the A815; continue along the coastal road for approximately 7 miles, the entrance to St Marys is on the right hand side.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602127.
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas, gas central heating, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
St Marys is in Council tax band G and the council tax payable for 2018/2019 is £ 3174.96.
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 will probably 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.
Photographs and particulars taken in May 2018.