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4 bedroom bungalow for sale

Oakenshaw, Ardenfield, Ardentinny, Argyll and Bute, PA23

Sold STC £265,000

Property Description

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Oakenshaw is a very pleasant bungalow which provides low maintenance 'all on one level' accommodation. The house is set on broadly level, well sheltered and nicely matured gardens from which there are lovely eastern sea scape aspects out across the head of Loch Long towards Coulport and the Roseneath peninsula adjacent.

Oakenshaw is located just to the southern side of the small and popular Ardenfield development which is a small collection of surrounding homes of similar vintage and good quality.

The house was built around the early 1980's and is of quartz render finish over facing brick lower walls and all under a tiled roof.

Double outer doors lead to the entrance vestibule which doubles neatly as a comfortable and pleasant sun/garden room, reception hallway with hot tank and linen stores, comfortable sitting room with picture window formation, formal dining room with patio doors to gardens, well equipped integrated breakfasting kitchen with corner rotary units, matching fitted utility room with door to rear gardens, nicely re-fitted shower room, home office/study/ possible 4th bedroom, bedroom 1 with fitted wardrobes and en suite bathroom with shower over bath, bedroom 2 (guest room) with fitted wardrobes, bedroom 3 also with fitted wardrobes. Partially floored roof space.

Garage with useful workshop and tool stores at rear.

About 0.5 acres
Private driveway from Ardenfield to black top and gravel vehicle hard standing and turning area, generally level gardens laid mainly to grass with neat stone work beds and fringed with colourful rhododendrons, azaleas and specimen trees and bushes. Gravel pathway to front gardens, small sheltered terrace at front door, level lawn fringed with trees and bushes, garden pond and fronted by well-tended escallonia hedge. Stream at the southern side fringed with mature trees, gravel terrace at southern side suitable for private alfresco dining, further lawn with drying green, raised spring rockery and large ancient oak tree canopy.

Oakenshaw is located in the pretty coastal hamlet of Ardentinny which is part of the ribbon settlement that runs south to north along the western side of Loch Long in the west of Scotland.

From its fine coastal position there are spectacular waterscape views over Loch long to its neck that connects with the upper Firth of Clyde, and east to the Rosneath Peninsula and south to Gourock on the mainland.

Ardentinny has a church and the nearest local provisions store and post office is at Strone. The nearby coastal hamlet of Kilmun has a hotel with excellent bistro restaurant and a historic church and mausoleum.

Dunoon, twelve miles away, has more extensive facilities as well as a library, hospital, leisure centre and swimming pool. Greenock, (by ferry crossing), is about 13 miles, and the Braehead retail village at 33 miles, offer many of the major high street multiples.

There is a regular bus service to Dunoon and a frequent car & passenger ferry service from Dunoon with trains from Gourock to Glasgow.

There is a primary school in Strone and both further primary and secondary schooling in Dunoon. Some children in the area attend the independent school of St Columba's in Kilmacolm and a private bus service is in operation from Gourock.

Set within the National Park and the Argyll Forest, Oakenshaw is a short drive from the towering Californian redwoods at Benmore and the stunning beauty of the freshwater Loch Eck. Salmon and sea trout run the nearby River Eachaig.

The area is renowned for its great natural scenic natural beauty with many miles of quiet roads, forest trails and hillside tracks.

For sailing enthusiasts, the Firth of Clyde offers some of the most scenic sailing in Western Europe and there are marina and chandlery services at The Holy Loch, Port Bannatyne, Portavadie, Inverkip and Largs.

As with most parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and Oakenshaw is no exception, the Blairmore and Strone Golf club are a short way along the coast from Ardentinny.

Travel Directions
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. Turn right on to the A880 signposted Kilmun. Continue through Kilmun towards Strone. Proceed through Strone & Blairmore and continue along the coastal road until reaching Ardentinny, turn left into Ardenfield and immediate left again to find the driveway entrance to Oakenshaw.

Local Authorities
Argyll & Bute Council
Tel: 01546 602 127.

The house is serviced by a mains water supply, shared common septic tank, electric night storage and thermostatic panel heating, double glazing.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Oakenshaw is in Council tax bank F and the amount payable for 2015/2016 is 2304.37 including mains water and sewerage.

Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880."
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13 August 2015

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