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Dunselma Castle, High Road, Strone, PA23 8RU


Property Description

Key features

  • Bespoke Castle
  • Outstanding Views
  • Steeped in History
  • Stained Glass by W & J J Kier
  • Category A Listed building
  • Historic Scotland Building ID:5057

Full description

The much sought after village of Strone, on the shores of the Holy Loch, is situated within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and approximately 8 miles north of Dunoon. The property is conveniently near the thriving village shop and post office, the Strone Inn and the village has a Primary School and Golf Club. The Loch provides good sailing facilities with the Holy Loch sailing Club and Marina at nearby Sandbank.

Dunoon itself is a small town set in the beautiful Cowal Peninsula of Argyll and yet within just over an hours commuting distance of Glasgows International Airport. Argyll ferried run a half hourly ferry service to Gourock connecting with trains to Glasgow Central. Western Ferries run a more frequent service from nearby Hunters Quay to McInroys Point. There is also a bus service from Dunoon direct to Buchanan Street bus station, Glasgow. Dunoon offers a first class Secondary School, a modern Leisure Centre, an eighteen hole Golf course, two Supermarkets, a variety of Individual Shops, Restaurants and a Cinema.

The Castle comprises of grand entrance vestibule leading to large and impressive hallway, sitting room, dining room, 3rd reception room with a further room beyond, kitchen with Aga, butlers pantry, utility room, cloakroom with wash hand basin leading to room with W.C, cellar with four separate rooms, first floor landing, bedrooms one to three, two dressing rooms and bathroom. Second floor landing, bathroom two, bedrooms four, five, six and seven and large 5th reception room. Spiral staircase to top of the tower. Large garden with two access driveways, one to shore road and one to high road, ample off-road parking in the grounds.

Entrance Vestibule
Entered via the storm doors, there is a glazed door leading to the vestibule which comprises of tiled floor, wood panelling, stained glass windows, alcoves one of which contains statue, steps leading to glazed and etched doorway, and panelling to hallway.Hallway
The impressive hallway, with its magnificent wood panelling and grand staircase, gives access to entrance vestibule, sitting room, dining room, ground floor bedroom with further dressing room, butlers pantry, utility room, cloakroom and W.C.

Sitting room - 6.72m x 4.90m
This spacious sitting room with five large windows giving spectacular sea views down the Firth of Clyde towards the Isles of Bute and Arran and up the Holy Loch to the hills beyond. The room consists of fireplace with open fire and ceiling light.

Dining Room - 6.57m x 4.63m
This again is an impressive sized room with large dual aspect windows giving fantastic panoramic sea views and the room comprises of wood panelled and marble fireplace with open fire and pendant light fitting. The room also gives access to the butlers pantry.

Bedroom 1 - 4.77m x 4.30m
This room is currently being used as an office but would make an ideal bedroom room. The room comprises of carpet, fireplace, and window and gives access to further room.

Dressing room - 3.40m x 2.60m
This room comprises of carpet and pendant light fitting.

Cloakroom - 2.97m x 2.11m
The Cloakroom comprises of an original Victorian wash hand basin with stained glass window above, wood panelling, pendant light fitting and carpet and door giving access to W.C.

W.C. - 2.18m x 2.14m
This room comprises of W.C, wood panelling, shelving, two stained glass windows and pendant light fitting.

Butlers Pantry
This room again has a window with fantastic views and could be used as a utility area but also gives access to dining room, kitchen, cellar, utility room and hallway.

Kitchen - 6.69m x 5.15m
This extremely large kitchen is in need of refurbishment but comprises of Aga, pendant light fitting, door to rear garden, six windows and gives access to butlers pantry and utility room.

Utility Room - 3.19m x 2.70m
The good sized utility room comprises of four windows, carpet, pendant light fitting and gives access to kitchen and butlers pantry.

The large cellar comprises of four different rooms, one of which houses the boiler and large heating system, wine cellar, larder/strong room. There is also access to the garden and ample storage space/ development potential in the remainder of the cellar.

Butlers Bedroom
The butler bedroom is located at the half landing and to the rear of the building and benefits from a large double room with a fireplace, however requiring some upgrading.

First Floor Landing - 6.49m x 5.00m
The first floor landing is reached via the beautiful, grand staircase with the very impressive stained glass window on the half-landing. The landing comprises of panelling to dado rail height, most attractive cornice work, carpet and gives access to bedrooms 1-3, bathroom, dressing room and staircase to second floor.

Bedroom 2 - 6.21m x 4.62m
This large Master bedroom has fantastic elevated sea views with double aspect windows to the front and side of the property. The room comprises of attractive fireplace, six-light pendant fitting, carpet, ceiling rose and cornice work.

Bedroom 3 - 4.60m x 4.60m
This Large double bedroom again has windows to the front and side of the property allowing fantastic elevated sea views and the room comprises of an alcove, fireplace, ceiling light and gives access to dressing room.

Dressing Room - 3.40m x 2.91m
The large dressing room comprises of two windows, hardwood flooring, ceiling light and gives access to bedroom 2 and landing.

Bedroom 4 - 4.76m x 4.18m
This large double bedroom comprises of fireplace, carpet, window and door to dressing room.

Dressing room - 2.80m x 1.84m
This dressing room comprises of carpet, window and pendant light fitting.

Bathroom - 2.94m x 2.78m
This bathroom, in need of renovation, comprises of wood panelling, original Victorian wash hand basin, three windows and ceiling light.

Second floor landing
The second floor landing gives access to bathroom 2, bedroom 4 and large, central 5th reception room.

Bathroom2 - 4.25m x 4.16m
This large bathroom comprises of bath, wash hand basin, W.C, three windows, ceiling light and hardwood flooring.

Bedroom 6 - 4.35m x 3.22m
This double bedroom comprises of hardwood flooring, window and loft access.

5th Reception room - 9.35m x 6.33m
This extremely large and impressive room comprises of featured roof window consisting of eight glazed panels, a further window, fire surround with flue for wood burning stove, almost fully height panelled walls, hardwood flooring and the room gives access to bedrooms 5, 6 and 7.

Bedroom 7 - 5.06m x 3.97m
This double bedroom benefits from a window giving fantastic elevated sea views and the room comprises of hardwood flooring and loft access.

Bedroom 8 - 4.07m x 3.22m
This double bedroom benefits from a window giving fantastic elevated sea views and the room comprises of a combed ceiling, carpet, built-in cupboard and loft access.

Bedroom 9 - 3.33m x 2.95m
This bedroom comprises of two windows, carpet and gives access to spiral staircase leading to tower

Bedroom 10 - Tower Room: 3.29m x 4.07m
This unique room is situated half way up the tower, in need of a little renovation, this room comprises of three windows giving breath-taking sea views from each window which also have a stained glass window panel above each window, carpet and three light fittings.

Spiral staircase
The spiral staircase continues up to the top of the tower where there is a door giving access to the roof.

Out Buildings
Sizeable outbuilding which require upgrading.

The large, substantial grounds include two driveways, one to the Shore Road and one to the High Road, ample off-road parking, large lawn area, woodland, and outbuildings.

Ground available which is zoned for housing (approx. 11 plots) with outstanding views. Concrete pier with roadside building.
Further ground available approx. 30 acres.

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Listing History

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27 March 2013

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204 Argyll Street, Dunoon, PA23 7HA

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