5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Tower House Lot 1, Glenmore, Kilmelford, Oban, PA34

Offers Over £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent newly built Scots Baronial style tower house
  • Set in a commanding hillside position on the south bank of Loch Melfort
  • Stunning views out over Loch Melfort and the surrounding mountains and glens
  • Set in 107 acres extending to the shore front of Loch Melfort
  • Bespoke German designed kitchen with central bar, Corian worktops and integral appliances
  • Gym suite including gym studio, sauna and shower room
  • Great hall with engineered oak flooring leads to castellated terrace with incredible views
  • Steading with planning permission in principle for 12 dwelling houses available separately
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Exceptional re-creation of a traditional tower house set in approximately 107.5 acres in a beautifully elevated, lochside location.

Location

The Tower House is located in an area of dramatic natural scenic beauty at Loch Melfort, about 0.9 miles south of the village of Kilmelford on Scotland’s west coast. The house sits in a commanding hillside position on the south bank of the loch and from its vantage point boasts stunning views out over Loch Melfort and the surrounding mountains and glens.

Kilmelford has a local post office, shop and provisions store which caters for everyday requirements. The district is well served by a fine range of local country pubs, restaurants and hotels, all of which usually sell local seafood and seasonal produce. Kilmelford Haven Marina is only 2.4 miles from The Tower House.

Arduaine Garden, 3 miles to the south of The Tower House, is famous in the district, originally conceived by J. Arthur Campbell who also built the awardwinning Loch Melfort Hotel. The gardens are extensive but retain the intimacy of a private garden.

The main west coast town of Oban is about 15 miles to the north and Lochgilphead is about 22 miles to the south; both offer a much wider range of shopping, professional and leisure services. A local bus service runs between Oban and Lochgilphead and Oban has a mainline railway station with a service connecting to Glasgow.

The waters off the west coast of Scotland are famed for challenging sailing and stunning scenery. The sheltered sea loch of Loch Melfort is well known among the sailing community and has always drawn yachts and boating craft to its pretty and safe anchorage.

The surrounding countryside provides an abundance of outdoor and sporting activities including hill walking and mountain biking. Oban, Lochgilphead and Ardfern provide sea fishing, wildlife boat trips plus sailing access to the west coast.

Description

The Tower House is a magnificent, newly built Scots Baronial style tower house surrounded by approximately 107.5 acres which also includes land leading to the shore front of Loch Melford. TSL contractors were commissioned to build The Tower House.

The accommodation on the ground floor comprises a beautiful arched door leading to the entrance hall with boot room and utility room off. There is access from the ground floor to the triple sized garage with remote control up and over doors. The ground floor accommodation also includes a beautiful open plan sitting room and bespoke German designed kitchen with central bar, Corian worktops and a wide range of integral appliances. There is a wood burning stove in the corner of the kitchen. Also on the ground floor is the gym suite which includes a gym studio, sauna, shower room and cloakroom.

The first floor of The Tower House is home to the great hall which has engineered oak flooring and underfloor heating which leads to a superb castellated terrace with incredible views. Within the great hall is the main reception area with magnificent stone fireplace and a multi fuel stove. The grand hall leads to the circular dining room which has exposed beams. The second floor accommodation comprises a stunning master bedroom within the turret with beautiful open aspects and luxurious en suite shower room. There is an additional bedroom also with en suite shower room, a dressing room and family bathroom. The third floor level is where bedrooms three and four are located, along with a contemporary bathroom and shower room. In the turret wing there is an additional bedroom 5 / sitting room with patio doors leading to a raised terrace overlooking Loch Melford.

The grounds surrounding The Tower House include lawned areas, a newly built tennis court and mixed woodland.

Glenmore Steading
Glenmore Steading is available as a separate lot and is set in approximately 1.5 acres. Planning permission has been granted for partial demolition, alternation and extension of the existing steading to form 12 dwelling houses. It is understood that the C listed steading was built in the mid 19th century.

Square Footage: 4,617 sq ft
Acreage: 107.5 Acres

Directions

Travelling by car from Glasgow proceed north on the A82 passing Loch Lomond on the right hand side. Keep left at Tarbet joining the A83. Continue through Inveraray to Lochgilphead. Take a right at Lochgilphead, then another right onto the A816 following signs for Oban. Continue for approximately 20 miles. Loch Melfort will be on the left. On the right hand side, just before the 30mph speed limit sign there is a handwritten sign for Glenmore B&B, take this right hand turn. Continue on the track taking the right hand fork after approximately half a mile, onto the tarmac driveway that leads to The Tower House.


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Nearest station

  • Oban (10.9 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

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