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Glenbranter House, Glenbranter, By Strachur, Argyll, PA27

Sold STC £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming C listed Highland farmhouse
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • 3 further bedrooms
  • Additional 1 bedroom cottage
  • Outbuildings
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Charming C listed Highland farmhouse & one bedroom cottage


Glenbranter House is set within the stunning scenery of picturesque Glenbranter, which forms part of the Argyll Forest Park and is the perfect location for outdoor pursuits including cycling and walking. The nearest village is Strachur, with its amenities including a doctor's surgery, a primary school, the well known Creggans Inn with bar and restaurant, a village pub, a tea room and a village hall. Argyll, with its long coastline and mountain ranges, provides the outdoor enthusiast with many activities including sailing, hill walking, deer stalking and salmon and sea fishing. Schooling at secondary level is offered in Dunoon, some 16 miles away. Dunoon also offers extensive shopping, a supermarket, cinema and hospital. Helensburgh is within 43 miles and as well as offering excellent local shopping it is home to the acclaimed independent Lomond School. There is a railway station at Arrochar providing access to Glasgow city centre. Glasgow International Airport offers regular domestic and international flights.


Glenbranter House dates from circa 1820. This stone-built villa with its slate roof is typically Scottish in appearance and Victorian in its layout with the formal drawing room on the first floor. It retains much of its period charm and is full of character.

The driveway leads to the rear of the property with parking for several cars. There is a porch area to the rear with tiled floor, half glazed door to the rear hallway. This is presently used by the owner as an everyday entrance. The rear hallway gives access to the kitchen/breakfast room, which is fitted with wooden units at wall mounted and counter levels with sink and drainer. There is a breakfasting area and sitting area with wood burning stove and windows to the front and rear. Also from the rear hallway is access to a downstairs bedroom to the rear, downstairs shower room with walk in shower and at the end of the hallway is a utility area. There is also a cupboard housing the boiler.

From the kitchen/breakfast room is access to the reception hallway with main entrance door to the front. From the hallway is access to the formal dining room with windows to the front and rear, fitted bookshelves, shelved press cupboard and tiled fireplace. A wonderful curved sweeping staircase leads to the upper floor. On the first floor there is a formal drawing room with ceiling rose and cornicing, picture rail, fireplace to the front, and windows overlooking the front garden. Also on the first floor is the master bedroom with windows to the front and rear, picture rail, fitted wardrobes and linen press. There is a three piece family bathroom. A door leads to a further set of stairs to the second floor: here there are two further bedrooms and a two piece WC.

Grounds and outbuildings

There is a cosy cottage with a sitting room/kitchen with compact Kitchen and fireplace and one bedroom with fitted wardrobes. There is also a shower room.

Former deer store/larder
Potting shed
Wood store

Square Footage: 2,032 sq ft


Travelling from Glasgow westbound on the M8 take the cut off for the Erskine Bridge. Cross the bridge and filter left on to the A82, signposted Crianlarich, following signs for Loch Lomond. Passing Loch Lomond on the right hand side continue to Tarbet. Turn left at Tarbet onto the A83 and continue through Arrochar and beyond the Rest and Be Thankful, turning left onto the A815 towards Dunoon. Continue through St Catherine's and past the Creggans Inn. At Strachur continue on A85 for 3 miles and then turn right over bridge into Glenbranter.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 April 2016

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