A very pretty detached home with dramatic uninterrupted views to the famous waterscape of the Kyles of Bute.
Tighban is a detached house of white painted render finish under a dark grey tiled roof. The house is located in a wonderful coastal situation at favoured Rhubaan in Tighnabruaich, it has an elevated position from where there are spectacular views across the world famous and highly picturesque Kyles of Bute.
The accommodation is well presented and is laid out over two light and bright and easily managed levels. The accommodation is arranged such that the principal living accommodation is sensibly located on the first floor from where the wonderful seascape aspects can be fully and best appreciated.
Outer front door to welcoming entrance porch, cupboard housing the boiler, inner front door to hallway, bedroom 1 with window to water views, linen cupboard housing electrical switch gear, contemporary family shower room with shower enclosure, heated towel rail, window to water views. Bedroom 2 and bedroom 3 with window to water views, under stair store cupboard.
Via fitted carpeted staircase to first floor, open plan formal sitting room with good sized store cupboard, picture frame window showcasing spectacular water views, cum kitchen and dining area, door to gardens and raised alfresco sitting and dining area.
Via shared lane to private gravel vehicular hard standing and parking area. There are paving stones and a small lawn to the front of the property which are bounded by a post and rail fence. The rear gardens are accessed from the first floor and are, broadly speaking, laid to a timber decking which is bounded by a post and wire fence. From the decking there are spectacular water views across the famous Kyles of Bute. There is a further area of decking at the rear of the property, which is ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining guests, this leads to an area of overgrown lawn which is bound by a post and wire fence.
Attached timber general purpose store with 1 x personal door access, corrugated sheet roof. 1 x attached timber log store.
Mains water supply, drainage is by direct outflow, gas fired central heating (boiler replaced in 2022), HIVE system, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Argyll & Bute Council
Tighban currently has a rateable value of £2000. However, Tighban is exempt from commercial rates as the current owners qualify for the small business commercial rates scheme.
EPC Rating F.
Tighban is situated in the picturesque coastal village of Tighnabruaich on the west coast of Scotland. The house is situated in an area known locally as Rhubaan which is at the quiet northern side of the village.
Tighnabruaich is a well-known sheltered bay 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 worlds 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 walk and offers a doctors 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 56 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 all over 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 3.2 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 Argylls 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 McInroys 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 through the centre of the village for 1 mile. Take the second last lane turning on the left, proceed up the hill for 0.1 miles to find Tighban on the left hand side.
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 above.