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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Shandon, Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, G84

Sold STC £272,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A unique attached cottage with great views over the Gareloch.
  • Extensive, secluded garden grounds bordered by mature woodland.
  • 31' x 15' (Max) lounge / dining room.
  • Large breakfasting kitchen.
  • Master bedroom with ensuite shower room.
  • 22' conservatory / entrance porch.
  • Family bathroom and additional washroom.
  • Outhouses / garden stores and double garage
  • EER Band D

Full description

Set in an area of great natural beauty Rosemount Cottage possesses wonderful views directly on to the Gareloch and forms part of the prestigious hamlet of Shandon.

Modernised in 2004 this characterful and impressively proportioned attached cottage is surrounded on its east, southern and western boundaries by unspoilt and mature indigenous woodland and is privately set within around ¾ of an acre of child-friendly garden grounds. The environment is a unique habitat of biodiversity, with wild ground orchids, other wildflowers, and vegetation encouraging birds and butterflies.

Rosemount Cottage is located towards the head of a no through road of traditional, individually built homes and provides a versatile accommodation layout. This unique home enjoys a tranquil setting and will attract the interest of discerning professionals and retirees, offering the ideal retreat from the stresses and strains of modern life.

Of classic style, this extensively refurbished home extends to: a 22' conservatory / entrance porch, reception hall, an impressive 31' x 15' (max) lounge / dining room - with fabulous views over the Gareloch and Rosneath peninsula, a charming 16' x 13' sitting room / or bedroom, a guest bedroom with en-suite shower room, a near 16' x 13' breakfasting kitchen and family bathroom. A spiral stair leads to a large study / bedroom, an additional double bedroom and washroom/wc.

The external stores provide excellent storage and the property offers a large detached double garage.

The neighbouring village of Rhu provides a highly reputable primary school and the property is within the catchment of Hermitage Academy in Helensburgh. The co-educational Lomond school (which enjoys a distinguished academic record) is located some 4 miles away.

Shandon is synonymous with impressive 'Victorian' residences (built by the city merchants as their weekend retreats) and is widely regarded as one of the most desirable hamlets within the wider Clyde estuary.

Located some 4 miles to the west of Helensburgh, Shandon is surrounded by unspoilt open countryside and offers an outdoor centre, a regular bus service to Helensburgh and Garelochhead and is located around one mile from Rhu marina, the Royal Northern and Clyde yacht club and offers the prospect of securing a mooring within the Gare Loch (subject to Crown Estate approval).

The historic and affluent town of Helensburgh, known as the 'Garden Town' of the river Clyde offers a wealth of amenities including: a broad selection of shops, places of historic and cultural interest, health care facilities, banks, a selection of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, parish churches, leisure centre and local parks.
Sports and recreational pursuits are well catered for with the provision of cricket, rugby, football, tennis, squash, bowling, golf and sailing clubs.

The Clyde estuary and the Lomond and Trossachs National Park are areas of outstanding natural beauty. The National Park is home to Loch Lomond golf course, the renowned De Vere Cameron House hotel and the championship standard Carrick golf course and spa.

Fishing, hill-walkers and out-door enthusiasts are spoilt with the wealth of amenities on offer surrounding the estuary and National park which include country estates, challenging mountain ranges, nature trails, water sports facilities and out-door centres. Glasgow airport is easily accessible some 40 minutes drive from Rosemount Cottage.

EER Band D


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Added on Rightmove:
09 August 2017

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