Country House for saleLochgair, Lochgilphead, Argyll
Under Offer £250,000
Lot 1 - Asknish House
Asknish House is a large detached Georgian Mansion which is now in need of complete refurbishment and upgrading. The house is constructed of stone walls set under a pitched and slate covered roof. The accommodation is set over 3 main floors with an attic and basement. The accommodation comprises approximately 8 bedrooms with a variety of reception rooms on the ground floor.
To the front and rear of Asknish House is approximately 49.34 acres (19.97 ha) of grazing land and woodland which previously formed the policies of the house. The land has approximately ½ mile of frontage onto Loch Gair. The house enjoys fantastic southerly views to Loch Gair and beyond to Loch Fyne.
The house is grade B listed Georgian Mansion, built in the late 18th century. Sitting on the site of an ancient castle of the Campbells of Auckinbreck who sold the estate to MacIver Campbells in 1768.
Both lots at Asknish have a stunning and private situation on the edge of Lochgair. The village of Lochgilphead is situated approximately 8 miles to the south west and Inveraray lies 17 miles to the north east. Both provide excellent local amenities and shops, with primary and secondary education based in Lochgilphead.
Glasgow is about 82 miles distant and offers a full range of higher and further education as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city. The A83 and A82 offer swift access to central Scotland with the closest rail link at Arrochar (39 miles) providing access to the main west coast line to Glasgow. The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, walks and challenging hill climbs. The local scenery includes one of the most dramatic and picturesque sea landscapes on the west coast. Sea, river and loch fishing are also available in the vicinity as are a number of commercially run shoots and deer stalking. Lochgair is an excellent position for the boating/ yachting community providing a sheltered anchorage with access to Loch Fyne which leads into the Clyde, while also giving access to Crinan Canal, therefore leading in to the Inner Hebrides.
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