2 bedroom bungalow for saleEarra Gael, Strachur, Cairndow, Argyll and Bute, PA27
Sold STC £120,000
Earra Gael is a pretty and compact bungalow of white pebble dash finish under a spanish slate roof. The house is light and bright in design and natural light flows freely throughout with the use of feature glass doors.
The accommodation is all on one level, wheelchair accessible and laid out with ease of maintenance in mind.
Earra Gael is suitable as a permanent home but equally lends itself well as a second home or weekend bolthole located in a situation of relative convenience and great natural scenic beauty.
Main door to entrance vestibule leading to welcoming entrance hallway. From the hallway there is access to all accommodation including the useful general purpose and electrics cupboard. The sitting room is well proportioned with a working open fireplace which could easily be exposed by removing the electric stove, Access to the dining room with dual aspect window formation can be gained from both the kitchen and sitting room. The well proportioned kitchen comprises wall and floor mounted units, ceramic hob and double oven with door to access rear gardens. A large shower room with corner shower and wall mounted heated towel rail. Bedrooms 1 and 2 both benefit from fitted sliding door wardrobes.
Broad driveway to vehicle hard standing providing space for more than 1 car. Pedestrian access via wooden gate to flagstone paving leading around the house and to steps with steel handrail to main door. The forward gardens are mainly to assorted shrubbery and bushes to one side and whin chips to the other. The rear gardens are well maintained and laid mainly to lawn with colourful planted shrubbery and bushes at the fringes all bound by wooden close board fencing. There is also a drying area to the rear and wheelchair ramp to access the back door.
Earra Gael is situated in the Loch Fyne side coastal village of Strachur. Strachur is in southern Argyll at the sheltered confluence of highland glens and Loch Fyne.
Strachur is a delightful and very pretty Loch Fyne side Argyllshire coastal village. Strachur and Loch Fyne are well known for their natural scenic beauty which has always drawn people to the area to live, holiday and enjoy weekend breaks.
The village has a Post Office and cafe, a retail service station, an excellent Medical Centre with in-house pharmacy, and a vibrant Community Hall, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 64 miles distant and offers a full range of higher and further educational services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city.
There are a number of restaurants, all with menus that encompass the term "Scotland's Natural Larder"; these include Loch Fyne Oysters, The Creggans Inn and Invercottage Restaurant.
Dunoon is approximately 18 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 54 miles distant via Loch Lomondside.
Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 40 miles.
The A83 & A82 provide access to central Scotland. Arrochar has a main line rail station with a service to and from Glasgow city centre and a sleeper to London. The frequent western ferry service between McInroy's Point and Hunters Quay provides alternative travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland.
The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, challenging hill climbs, walks and several golf courses. The recently established Cowal Way stretches from Portavadie in the West and travels eastwards for 31 miles through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and landscapes in the west coast.
Sea, river and loch fishing are also available in the area as are a number of commercially run shoots. Some of the local estates allow stalking by arrangement.
For sailors, the sea lochs of the west of Scotland offer safe anchorages as well as spectacular coastal sailing; there are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip, Portavadie and Dunoon.
From Glasgow proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway for about 15 miles taking junction 30 onto the Erskine Bridge. Turn left off the bridge on the A82 and continue for about 25 miles to reach Tarbet. Continue to the left at Tarbet onto the A83 and proceed through Arrochar for a further 13 miles. Turn left onto the A815 and travel for about 9 miles to reach Strachur. On arrival in Strachur continue in a northerly direction on the A815 turning left onto the minor road after the petrol station. Turn first right and Earra Gael can be found on your left hand side."
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