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Woodbine Cottage is a delightful 2 bedroom cottage tucked away in a private location in the ever popular village of Strone, Argyll approximately 7 miles from Dunoon, the main town in Argyll. The property has a front garden with an excellent degree of privacy. The property would make a great home or wonderful holiday retreat.
The cottage is located just off Shore Road via a shared lane just before the Strone Inn and opposite Strone Pier, at the top of the lane is the garage for the property and Woodbine Cottage is to the right through the gate and into the mature well-tended garden. Entrance is via the storm doors then through the ½ glazed door into the hallway with the main bedroom to the right of the hall which has a feature fire surround with a wood burner in place, a built in cupboard and a window to the front. The second bedroom is further up the hall and has a built in cupboard and a window looking out to the wooded area at the rear of the property. The sitting room is at the end of the hall with a smokeless fuel stove set in a feature fire surround, a window to the front looking over the garden and sea views. Through the glazed door is a small hallway where the well-appointed bathroom is complete with a shower cubicle, bath, toilet, wash hand basin and bidet. The loft hatch is in the small hallway with a drop down ladder leading to the floored loft space where the current owners use it as an overflow bedroom that is ideal for children, Velux windows look out over the Holy Loch and Clyde Estuary. The next room along is the stunning kitchen/diner formed in an extension of the original cottage, a lovely bright room designed to complement the cottage and fit in with the surroundings with some interesting features and patio doors leading out to the garden. The heating for the cottage is by storage and convector heaters with the added bonus of the smokeless fuel stove and the wood burner. The garden is to the front of the property and is mainly lawn with mature small trees and shrubs through-out and being south facing it enjoys the sun most of the day. There are stone steps leading out to the rear of the cottage into the wooded area where there are walks to the hillside, there is no back garden.
Strone has a church, local provisions store and post office and Woodbine is close to The Strone Inn. The neighbouring hamlet of Kilmun has an historic church and mausoleum.
Dunoon, seven miles away, has more extensive facilities as well as a library, hospital, leisure centre and swimming pool. Greenock, (by ferry crossing), is about 13 miles, and the Braehead retail village at 33 miles, offers many of the major high street multiples. There is a regular bus service to Dunoon with further connections to Glasgow and a car and passenger ferry service which connects with trains to Gourock and Glasgow. Glasgow Airport is just over an hour away.
There is a primary school in Strone and further primary and secondary schooling is available in Dunoon. Set within the National Park and the Argyll Forest, Woodbine Cottage is a few minutes' drive from the towering Californian redwoods at Benmore Botanical Gardens and the stunning beauty of Pucks Glen. The area is renowned for its natural scenic beauty with many miles of quiet roads, forest trails and hillside tracks.
For sailing enthusiasts, the Firth of Clyde offers some of the most scenic sailing in Western Europe and there are excellent marina and chandlery services at The Holy Loch, Port Bannatyne, Portavadie, Inverkip Largs and Port Glasgow.
As with most parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and Woodbine Cottage is no exception, the Blairmore and Strone Golf club is only a few hundred yards away from the property.
EPC Rating D
Hall 3'7 x 8'8 ft (1.09m x 2.64m m)
Kitchen/Diner 11'2 x 18'6 ft (3.4m x 5.64m m)
Sitting Room 11'4 x 10'8 ft (3.45m x 3.25m m)
Bedroom 1 15'7 x 8'11 ft (4.75m x 2.72m m)
Bedroom 2 11'7 x 10'10 ft (3.53m x 3.3m m)
Bathroom 9'1 x 5'6 ft (2.77m x 1.68m m)
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