A fine, remote detached coastal home in a situation of outstanding natural beauty with completely sublime southerly exposure over the sheltered anchorage of Loch na Cille and towards the islands of Jura and Islay. The property is available for a 6 month rental
The accommodation comprises on the ground floor, entrance reception hallway, cloaks/wc, inner hallway to split level formal dining room, 2 x access doors to drawing room, open plan informal dining and breakfasting room. Door to inner hallway, shelved larder, second shelved store, utility room, linen/drying room. Sitting room, ground floor bedroom 1, bathroom, bedroom
2. The upper floor provides access to bedroom 3 with en suite shower room, access to attic space via retractable Ramsay style ladder, bedroom 4 with en suite bathroom, bedroom 5 and shower room.
The property further benefits from detached timber constructed double garage, polycarbonate polytunnel, 2 open fronted general-purpose stores, open fronted field shelter.
Gated entrance to access track through the fields which terminates at the house on a gravel surfaced driveway with ample vehicular turning and hardstanding areas. The main gardens are lawned with colourful shrubs, bushes and plants. They are bounded by a combination of stone walling and post & wire fencing. A raised south facing deck is at the front, custom built BBQ fireplace, sheltered hot tub.
A grazing field is immediately to the front of the house, bounded by deciduous and coniferous tree belts. A paddock to the west is also bounded and sheltered by a belt of conifers.
Little Keills is a wonderfully peaceful place at the end of a west coast peninsula of outstanding beauty; one of Argyll’s best-kept secrets. The house has an elevated position with some of the best views on the west coast of Scotland, across the McCormaig Islands to Jura and Islay beyond.
Little Keills is surrounded by some of Scotland’s best sailing waters. It comes with rights to use the jetty by Ivy Cottage, and a registered mooring in Loch na Cille, suitable for a yacht and easily visible from the house. Tayvallich is a picturesque fishing village with a sheltered harbour on the shores of Loch Sween. It is a popular yachting anchorage, with a vibrant community, a pub/restaurant, general store and coffee shop, and has many local artists. Tayvallich has a good primary school, with a school bus service from Keills. There is a white sandy beach at Carsaig Bay, and many places to walk in and around the peninsula, including in the ancient oak woodland of the Taynish National Nature Reserve.
Available from 1st November
LARN2002002 EPC rating: E. Council tax band: G, Landlord Registration Number: ARG-1098291-22.