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With 2 Public Rooms and 3 or 4 bedrooms Achanelid Farmhouse is situated in one of the loveliest and most peaceful glens in Argyll enjoying a private elevated position with delightful south facing views over the glen with no other properties visible. This part of Scotland is regarded as an area of great natural charm and beauty and enjoys a mild climate.
The property sits in approximately 1 acre of land and is surrounded by fertile farm land with a stream at the foot of the hill joining up to the river Ruel which snakes its way along the glen. There is plenty of wild life in the area including deer, pheasant, and eagles nesting in the hills to the rear of Achanelid.
The property comprises of; a large sitting room and dining area with hardwood flooring and an efficient wood burner, spacious conservatory, farm house style kitchen, utility/boot room, shower room, 2 rooms to the front of the property currently used as studies and could be used as a bedroom and sitting room, the winding staircase leads to 2 further bedrooms and a bathroom on the upper floor. To the front of the property is a large veranda with stunning views over the glen and 2 banks of solar panels sloping away from the property. To the rear are 2 barns, one currently used for storing fire wood, the other as a workshop/storage area. On the other side of the drive is a large garage. There is parking for several cars. The heating is oil fired central heating.
From Glasgow M8, take the M898 for Erskine Bridge, turn left off the bridge onto the A82. Follow A82 around Loch Lomond to Tarbet. Continue onto the A83 over the very scenic 'Rest and be Thankful'; take the left turn A815 to Dunoon. At Strachur turn right onto the A886 and continue for approximately 9 miles and 200 yards past Dunans Castle turn right onto a single track road for 3 miles and Achanelid Farmhouse can be found on the left hand side of the road just before a sharp bend. Postcode â PA22 3AB
The Cowal Peninsula is famous for its stunning natural scenic beauty with deep and narrow sea lochs and high-sided glens providing a boating route through from the Clyde Estuary to Arran, Loch Fyne and the fishing village of Tarbert and on through the Crinan Canal to the Western Isles. Colintraive (8 miles to the south) has a hotel with a friendly bar and an enviable reputation for pub and restaurant cuisine. It also has a shop, post office, heritage centre, community garden and an all-weather bowling green. From Colintraive there is a regular 5 minute ferry crossing to the neighbouring Isle of Bute. The main shopping for the area is Dunoon which provides two good supermarkets, a Post Office, Library, Hospital Leisure Centre and an assortment of independent shops.
For a more extensive range of services Glasgow is approximately one and a half hour's drive away. There is a local primary school in Glendaruel and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon Grammar, which has an excellent reputation. A school bus travels from Colintraive to Dunoon Grammar each weekday morning and afternoon. The area offers much in the way of relaxing outdoor pursuits including yachting and boating, golf, fishing, hill walking and country walks in an area rich in history. The Cowal Way stretches from Portavadie on Loch Fyne and travels for some 31 miles to Arrochar through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and landscapes on the West Coast. A scenic 9-hole golf course can be found at Kames with further courses on the Isle of Bute and Dunoon. Sea, river and loch fishing are also available in the area as are a number of shoots which are run either commercially or by syndicates. Some of the local estates allow stalking by arrangement.
EPC Rating G
Hallway 7'3 x 8' ft (2.21m x 2.44m m)
Study/Sitting Room 13'5 x 10'6 ft (4.09m x 3.2m m)
Study/Bedroom 3 14'3 x 14' ft (4.34m x 4.27m m)
Kitchen 14' x 12'8 ft (4.27m x 3.86m m)
Utility Room/Boot room 10'4 x 10'9 ft (3.15m x 3.28m m)
Sitting Room/Dining Area 28'7 x 13'1 ft (8.71m x 3.99m m)
Consevatory 18'4 x 10'8 ft (5.59m x 3.25m m)
Shower room 6'4 x 4'6 ft (1.93m x 1.37m m)
Bedroom 1 19'3 x 14' ft (5.87m x 4.27m m)
Bedroom 2 16'9 x 13'9 ft (5.11m x 4.19m m)
Barn 1 27'5 x 19'1 ft (8.36m x 5.82m m)
Barn 2 26'8 x 18'5 ft (8.13m x 5.61m m)
Bathroom 7'8 x 7'2 ft (2.34m x 2.18m m)
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