1 bedroom detached house for saleBalure Lodge, Tayinloan, Argyll and Bute, PA29
Sold STC £115,000
Balure Lodge is a charming detached one bedroom cottage and is set in mature gardens situated just off the A83.
It is of substantial white painted stone construction under a slated roof. Wonderful views over the sea towards Jura can be seen from the al fresco dining patio on a clear day.
The house has recently been renovated to an exacting standard and provides light, bright and freshly appointed accommodation over 2 levels and in what can be easily described as 'walk in' condition. Balure Lodge provides excellent permanent accommodation and equally lends itself suitable as a fine holiday home or as a holiday letting concern. The property may be extended (subject to planning permission) and would offer an excellent development opportunity.
A glass door leads to the open plan living space with wood burning stove, well fitted kitchen with integrated appliances, under stairs general purpose store with hot water boiler, dining room with french doors to patio, bathroom with shower over bath, eco friendly wall mounted electrical radiator and large velux window, staircase to mezzanine level.
Access via double wooden gates to pebbled driveway and vehicle hard standing. The gardens are mainly to level lawn with a burn running on the south side of the property and mature trees at the fringes providing privacy and seclusion. Flagstone paving from the front leads to a patio at the rear which is perfect for al fresco dining with wonderful views over the sea and countryside. The gardens are bound by post and wire fencing to the rear and side with wooden fence and assorted mature shrubs and bushes at the front which provide good screening and cover from the A83.
Balure Lodge is situated on the west coast of the Kintyre peninsula on the edge of the fishing village of Tayinloan. The cottage is a short walk from the beach where there are glorious sea views towards the islands of Cara, Gigha, Islay and Jura. The Mull of Kintyre is an area of natural scenic beauty which has always drawn people and it benefits from the mild climates created by the gulf stream.
There is a small well stocked village shop, post office, petrol station and café in Tayinloan which caters for everyday needs and requirements. The town of Campbeltown is 20 miles to the south and has two supermarkets, a full range of shops and professional services, a secondary school, an A&E hospital, leisure facilities (including a modern swimming pool) and a cinema. The new ferry service to Ardrossan provides a convenient link to Glasgow.
Tayinloan is home to the ferry terminal which connects the mainland of the Mull of Kintyre with the pretty coastal Island of Gigha.
From Tarbert there are ferry links to Islay and Portavadie, which gives access to an alternative route to Glasgow via Dunoon and Gourock. Ferries to Arran are via the Claonaig route or Tarbert Routes.
For sporting/outdoor enthusiasts, the links course of Machrihanish is of international acclaim and attracts many visitors. Additionally there is an 18-hole golf course known as the Machrihanish Dunes Golf Club, Tarbert has a challenging 18-hole course and there are 9-hole courses in Carradale and on the island of Gigha. The 18-hole Dunvaverty Golf Course is at Southend. The 3 mile golden beach of Machrihanish Bay is well known for windsurfing and surf canoeing.
World class sailing is available with access to either Loch Fyne at Tarbert or the west coast and the Inner Hebrides from West Loch Tarbert. The Crinan Canal also connects Loch Fyne at Ardrishaig with Loch Crinan and on to Mull and the Hebrides.
Productive sea fishing from shore and boat is available locally and there are trout and salmon opportunities by permit in surrounding rivers and hill lochs.
The countryside is a delight in which to walk or cycle with nearby access to 90 mile circular Kintyre Way, and there is no shortage of scenic routes and places of archaeological and historical interest to visit.
Borehole water supply, drainage by septic tank, double glazing and wood burning stove supported by electric heaters.
From Glasgow take the A82 and A83 to reach the west coast town/port of Tarbert. Take the A83 out of Tarbert following signs for Campbeltown. After about 17 miles, turn left off the A83 into a private drive recognised by double stone pillars. The property can be found on your left hand side.
In order that we remain Estate Agency Act 1979 compliant we now confirm that the negotiator handling the sale on behalf of Robb Residential is a 'connected person' by family relationship with the vendor."
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