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Millhouse, Tighnabruaich, Argyll and Bute, PA21

Offers in Excess of
Added on 13/06/2021
Waterside Property, Dunoon

Key features

  • Charming Country Cottage
  • Stunning Location
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Dining Kitchen
  • Lounge with Log Stove
  • Bathroom & Cloakroom
  • Beautiful Large Gardens
  • Double Garage / Workshop
  • Adjoining Cottage Also For Sale
  • Perfect Family or Holiday Home

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

Delightful country cottage brimming with charm and character and with beautiful gardens in the rural village of Millhouse, near Tighnabruaich. Originally forming three of four cottages used by gunpowder workers, ‘Mecknock’ is one of two adjoining stone cottages that are up for sale and comprises a lovely big lounge with log-burning stove, heart-of-the-home rustic dining kitchen, three bedrooms, family bathroom, cloakroom and front and rear porches. Externally, the private and extensive grounds envelop the property and are beautifully tended whilst retaining children and pet friendliness; the large garage / workshop and greenhouse further add to the appeal. This property would make a perfect family or holiday home, whilst the adjoining cottage could provide the owners with a lucrative business venture.

Millhouse is a small village situated between Kames and Portavadie, near the larger village of Tighnabruaich, which is approximately 25 miles from Dunoon, Cowal’s main town. Ideally positioned for the magnificent Portavadie Marina, the ferry to Tarbert and the sailing waters that surround this beautiful part of the world, known as ‘Argyll’s Secret Coast’. The wider area boasts many independent retailers, hotels, cafes, restaurants, a golf course, tennis court, children’s play area and sailing clubs. Ostel Bay, the glorious sandy beach, is also within easy reach.

Lounge, Dining Kitchen, Three Bedrooms, Bathroom, Cloakroom and Front and Rear Porches

The village of Millhouse is a couple of miles past Kames, on the way to Portavadie. Mecknock and Gunpowder Cottages can be found just over the small bridge on the right hand side of the road.

A gate in the boundary wall opens to the short pathway which takes you to the entrance porch at the front. Further entrances can be found at the side where French Doors open to the dining kitchen and also from the back garden where access is by the rear porch. There is also vehicular access via the driveway that takes you to the large garage / workshop.

Entrance Porch
2.65m x 2.10m
8’9” x 6’11”
A UPVC / glass door opens to the very welcoming porch which sets the tone for the rest of the cottage with rustic floor tiles and hand carved wooden window sill and shelving. Window to the side allows natural light to stream in.

An internal wooden / glass panel door leads you to the hallway which has an on-trend striped carpet, unique lamp-shade ceiling lighting, heater and provides access to the lounge, downstairs cloakroom, bedrooms 2 and 3 and the elevated ‘nook’ which is reached by a set of ladders and provides an extra sleeping, study or chill-out area.

5.80m x 5.10m
19’1” x 16’9”
Lovely family sitting room with log-burning stove and solid wood mantle being both the aesthetically pleasing and practical focal point. Good sized room with a window to the front and large Velux window in the ceiling providing natural light to beam down. Two ceiling lights, two heaters, shelved areas and ample space for lounge furniture, dining table and / or study area.

Dining Kitchen
5.60m x 3.70m
18’5” x 12’2”
Beautiful country-style hub-of-the-home with the well-appointed kitchen at one side comprising white units with wooden worktops, double Belfast Sink, integrated oven / grill with hob and extractor over, dishwasher and washing machine. Solid wooden flooring throughout, windows to the side and back, two ceiling lights and French Doors to the side garden. A lovely room for all the family to enjoy.

Bedroom 2
3.50m x 3.20m
11’6” x 10’6”
Front facing double room with carpet, heater, ceiling light and window with deep sill.

Bedroom 3
3.30m x 3.20m
10’10” x 10’6”
Another double, this time at the rear looking out to the back garden. Carpet, ceiling light and window with deep wooden sill.

1.40m x 1.30m
4’8” x 4’4”
Modern cloakroom comprising white WC and wash-hand basin with pine shelf over, part-wood panelled walls, tiled floor, ceiling light and extractor.

Inner Hallway
The inner hallway connects the lounge to the master bedroom, family bathroom and rear porch and is carpeted, with ceiling light and radiator.

Master Bedroom
4.80m x 3.80m
15’9” x 12’6”
Spacious master bedroom at the front with in-built wardrobes, carpet, ceiling light and window with deep sill.

Family Bathroom
3.55m x 2.55m
11’8” x 8’5”
Contemporary family bathroom comprising bath, large walk-in cubicle with electric shower, WC and wash-hand basin. Tiled flooring, part-tiled walls, ceiling light, wall heater, extractor and window with deep sill to the garden.

Rear Porch
2.35m x 1.65m
7’9” x 5’5”
The rear porch is perfect for outdoor wear, has a beautiful wooden bench seat, downlights, large window to the garden, side windows and UPVC door that opens to the back garden.

The entire garden at the rear of the property is for the sole use of Mecknock Cottage. The interesting and very well-maintained garden is laid mainly to lawn but with colourful shrubs and trees, including apple trees, plenty of areas to relax and enjoy the setting and watching children and / or pets play in complete safety. The decking at the side of the dining kitchen is a perfect place to have a BBQ or entertain friends, the greenhouse offers you the chance to grow your own five-a-day as well as homemade wine from the grape vine!

Driveway and Garage
A driveway from the road in front of the property takes you to a large garage / workshop.

Septic Tank
Mecknock and Gunpowder Cottages share a septic tank which is located in a field at the back of the garden.

The adjoining property, Gunpowder Cottage, is also available for purchase through Waterside Property for Offers in Excess of £125,000. The current owners live in Mecknock and very successfully rent out Gunpowder through the Airbnb scheme.

Mains Water
Septic Tank
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Home Report
A copy of the Home Report is available by contacting Waterside Property Ltd.

Strictly by appointment with Waterside Property Ltd.

Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to Waterside Property Ltd.

EPC rating: D.

Millhouse, Tighnabruaich, Argyll and Bute, PA21

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  • Wemyss Bay Station14.7 miles
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10 Ferry Brae, Dunoon, PA23 7DJ

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