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Baycroft, Strachur, Cairndow, Argyll and Bute, PA27

Sold STC £195,000

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7 Baycroft enjoys an elevated position from where there are excellent vantage points to enjoy the views towards the adjacent spectacular and often dramatic sea and landscape.

7 Baycroft provides light and bright and easily managed accommodation over two levels and is of white quartz render finish under a tiled roof. The house is well set up for principal family living and similarly would offer good second home or an income producing holiday letting proposition.

7 Baycroft is completed throughout to a modern high standard, internally the rooms are comfortable and well finished dressed natural timbers to windows and doors compliment the fresh neutral palette of décor.

Outer door to entrance vestibule, electrics cupboard to one side, reception hallway with useful under stairs stores, open plan ground floor sitting and or dining room space with patio doors to side, open plan and well equipped fitted kitchen with good breakfasting and casual dining bar, bedroom 1 with 2 x fitted wardrobes, bath and shower room with shelved linen store and utility room with door to rear gardens.

By easily gained staircase illuminated by roof mounted velux window, upper hallway leading to first floor accommodation of sitting room with multi fuel stove and seascape views, bedroom 2 with double fitted wardrobe and en suite shower room, bedroom 3 with fitted wardrobe, retractable ladder providing access to floored and insulated attic space offering long term stores.

Coal and log stores

Black top driveway to vehicle turning, parking and hard standing area, front gardens low maintenance by design and are a well-stocked alpine gravel bed, rockery and rotary drier area at the side, a flagstone pathway is around the house. Substantial red brick retaining wall with steps leading to mature sloping lawn at the rear with timber and gravel steps and pathway leading to raised seating and viewpoint at the extreme rear of the gardens.

7 Baycroft is situated in the Loch Fyne side coastal village of Strachur. Strachur is in southern Argyll at the sheltered confluence of highland glens and the sea loch of Loch Fyne. For the most part, the village is formed by the ribbon development that runs along the coast. 7 Baycroft is to the southern side of the village and it enjoys an elevated setting from where there are wonderful sea and landscape aspects across Loch Fyne with the small marina pontoon and sheltered anchorage in the foreground.

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 café, a retail service station, an excellent Medical Centre with in-house pharmacy, and a vibrant Community Hall and Sports Pavilion, all of which cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Glasgow is about 61 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 several restaurants, all with menus that encompass the term "Scotland's Natural Larder"; these include Loch Fyne Oysters, The Creggans Inn and Invercottage Restaurant. The George Hotel at Inveraray enjoys an enviable reputation for serving seasonal local produce.

Dunoon is a scenic drive approximately 17 miles away with Glasgow Airport at approximately 53 miles distant via Loch Lomondside and Oban approximately 58 miles.

Primary schooling is available in Strachur and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon. The nearest independent school is Helensburgh at 35 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 travel to Glasgow and the west of mainland Scotland or alternatively Argyll Ferries run from Dunoon to Gourock.

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. The coastline of Cowal Peninsula is fast becoming known as Argyll's secret coast by Welcome to Scotland.

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 Sandbank. Loch Fyne is the deepest sea loch in Europe.

Travel Directions
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 turn right onto the A886 and continue for 0.3 miles, turn left onto Baycroft. Take the second right and no 7 can be found at the end of the road on your left hand side."
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