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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Cnoc-an-Raer House, Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute, PA20

Offers Over £360,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Family Bathroom
  • Victorian
  • Garage
  • Workshop
  • Shed
  • Vegetable patch
  • Fields
  • Driveway
  • Rural
  • Land

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Cnoc-an-Raer House is a former manse built in the 1850s and is situated at the north end of the Isle of Bute. It is unique to the island and is a rare gem, especially for those with an interest in and passion for traditional, unspoiled buildings. Secluded though not isolated, the house sits 100 yards up a long straight drive, slightly elevated from the road and is south-facing with large windows to the front, an east-facing front door, and a rear door on the kitchen "wing". The three public rooms are large and bright, two of which have multi-fuel burners. The "un-fitted" kitchen is the real heart of the house complete with a multi-fuel Rayburn, which, at this time of year (Feb) keeps things cosy and heats 10 radiators. Most cooking is done on the hotplate in the winter but there is also a gas cooker for summer use or if more capacity is required . There is yet another wood stove in the principal bedroom, the remaining four have radiators. The house retains almost all of it's original fabric, internally and externally, with the exception of two re-built chimney stacks and extensive roof work.

There is a three-bay barn with essential storage space, currently home to an old car, a large amount of wood and coal, and a mountain of gardening and other assorted items. It is also home to several pairs of swallows every summer! As mentioned in the summary, there is more than enough ground here to keep even the most wildly enthusiastic gardener and or small-scale plantsman happy for a lifetime! I have established a front lawn and a herbaceous border down the edge of the drive, a semi-wild lower garden, and two other secluded areas of lawn and flower beds for summer use with garden furniture; one immediately out the back door, the other a few paces away to the eastern stone wall boundary, (wall also to roadside and up the western boundary). The top half of the property to the west is then further defined by the burn. It is worth mentioning that there is a star garden attraction in the form of a large copper beech toward the bottom of the garden.

It is quiet and peaceful here and the views are stunning. At this time of year the sought-after sea views can easily be glimpsed to the east and west from the upstairs windows, and the mountains at the north end of Arran can be seen all year round. It is worth adding that recent B&B enterprise here has been very successful.

Home report will be available on viewing.

Other features:

Utility Area
River frontage
Close to transport links
South facing garden
Walk-in larder
Wooden floors
Laundry room
Large windows
Sash windows
Tiled floors
High ceilings
Sunny garden
North facing garden
Wood burner
Period fireplace
Aga
Lawn


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 July 2016

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