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Development Site At The Paddock, South Ailey Road, Cove, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, G84

Offers in Region of 3.5 ac. | £200,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 3.5 acres (1.4 hectares)

Key features

  • Detailed planning consent for 5 detached units.
  • Suitable for a single dwelling with benefit of a paddock.
  • Approximately 3.5 acres.
  • Outstanding views.

Full description

The subjects are located in an elevated position in the attractive village of Cove lying on the Rosneath Peninsula which is bounded by Loch Long to the west and Gare Loch to the east. The settlement of Cove is serviced by a village shop and post office. It is also home of the renowned Cove Sailing Club. The village of Kilcreggan adjoins Cove to the south and offers a pub, health care centre, garage and coffee shop. Local primary schooling is found at Kilcreggan Primary School and there is a new senior school, Hermitage Academy, in Helensburgh, approximately 16 miles to the east. Private schooling is available at Lomond School in Helensburgh and there is a further selection of private schools available in Glasgow.

There is a regular ferry service to Gourock from Kilcreggan which interlinks with the train and bus services to and from Glasgow. There are railway links to Glasgow and further afield from, Helensburgh, Gourock and Garelochhead which is on the scenic West Coast Mainline service to Oban, Fort William and London Euston (Caledonian Sleeper).

The Rosneath Peninsula offers a wide range of outdoor/leisure pursuits to accompany the stunning views, mountains and sea lochs. Cove Sailing Club runs weekly races and competitions throughout the summer. There is an 18 hole golf club found in Helensburgh, three further courses in Greenock and Gourock and the Scottish Open Championship course at Loch Lomond is easily accessible. The Peaton Hill Community Nature Reserve is popular for its boardwalk paths and wildlife and is situated only 4 miles to the north of Cove. Loch Lomond lies approximately 20 miles to the east of the subjects and provides for a further range of leisure activities. The renowned Cameron House Hotel and the Carrick Spa lie on the shores of Loch Lomond approximately a 30 mile drive from the subjects.

The subjects comprise a large paddock extending to approximately 3.5 acres which is currently laid to grass, shrubs and trees. The site slops downwards gradually from east to west and benefits from outstanding views towards Loch Long to the west. The subjects are bounded to the north and west by South Ailey Road, to the south by a private track and to the west by a disused camp site/open ground.

The subjects benefits from detailed planning consent for the erection of 5 dwelling houses. The proposed houses form 3/4 bedroom properties with separate garages.

Detailed planning consent was granted by Argyll and Bute Council for the erection of 5 dwelling houses and garages and formation of vehicular access on the 20th February 2015 under application reference number 14/03004/PP.

Copies of the planning consent and associated plans are available in the technical information pack.

Mains electricity and mains water lie adjacent to the site. Drainage would be by connection to the mains sewage treatment system plant located a short distance away or by a private system.

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12 September 2016

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