£460,000 Offers Over

Isle of Islay, Islay, Argyll and Bute, PA49 7UN

5 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

A traditional detached and imposing house, with excellent views over Loch Indaal. Coultorsay House dates back to approx 1798 and was originally the farmhouse for Coultorsay Farm. It is now a most comfortable and enjoyable family home which, additionally, lends itself to modest bed and breakfast use which the present owner has operated successfully including a separate 3 bedroom caravan in the upper garden.
The property lies in an elevated position to the south of Bruichladdich, set back about 200 metres from the A847 road towards Port Charlotte. Lovely grounds of over an acre include the full length of the solum of the private access road leading from the main public road and of the tracks on either side of the house. The house itself is of stone construction with pitched slated roof. It now incorporates a bright conservatory extension on open plan with the kitchen. The house is decorated in a traditional style, with Everest double glazing and oil fired central heating throughout. Fitted carpets and floor coverings throughout are included as well as kitchen appliances including a large Rangemaster stove.

Ground Floor Accommodation
Hall: main front entry by double glazed door, with stained pine floor boards, Electrical shelved cupboard and additional under stair cupboard; stairway to upper floor;
Cloakroom: internal, off hall, with WC and wash hand basin;
Lounge: to front, painted wood panelled, and including fireplace with tiled hearth and wood burning stove;
Bedroom 1: to front, currently used as letting bedroom, over suspended pine flooring and fireplace (not in use); internal en-suite shower room with shower compartment, WC and wash hand basin;
Kitchen: with utility/boot room off and external door to parking area at side; painted beam and routed timber ceiling; integrated appliances, including Rangemaster calor gas cooker with five hobs, hot plate and twin oven; Painted ceramic tiling over worktops and ceramic tiled floor covering;
Conservatory: off kitchen, of hardwood construction, with enjoyable outlook to northeast. The conservatory is bright and sunny all day long, thermally insulated with double glazed ceiling and windows. Perfect for kitchen dining;
Larder/Office: most useful small room to the rear – cool and shelved to ceiling includes tumble dryer;
Studio: essentially a lean-to conservatory to the rear of the house currently used as guest breakfast room, with double glazed roof cover and tiled floor; Jotul wood burning stove; a bright pleasant and simple room with view to back garden and doors at either end. A live vine produces a modest harvest of wine annually;
Sun Porch: additional sun room, up three steps from Studio, again with ceramic tiled floor covering; views to east and south and external door to garden.

Upper Floor Accommodation
Bedroom 2: with views to east and south, and including original fireplace; internal en-suite toilet, with WC and wash hand basin;
Bedroom 3: smaller bedroom with lovely view to front and with wash hand basin and en-suite electric shower;
Guest Suite: making up the remainder of the upper floor accommodation, with its own hall, 2 bedrooms and bathroom; the double bedroom to the front has a marvellous view over the colourful garden grounds and it includes original fireplace and two large fitted wardrobes; the single bedroom is down three steps with window to the north side and currently in use as an office; separate family bathroom, to west, looking out over the rear garden, very nicely decorated, with bath, WC and wash hand basin.

Cloakroom 1.80m x 0.96m, En-Suite 1.63m x 1.43m, Conservatory 2.49m x 2.07m, Sun Porch 3.63m x 3.16m, Guest Suite Bedroom 4.69m x 3.93m
Lounge 4.55m x 3.77m, Kitchen 4.13m x 3.26m, Larder/Office 2.53m x 2.29m

Bedroom 1 4.52m x 3.53m, Bedroom 2 3.19m x 2.84m, Guest Suite Bedroom 2.35m x 2.15m
Utility Room 1.90m x 1.78m, Studio 5.15m x 2.80m, Bedroom 3 4.63m x 3.84m, Guest Suite Bathroom 3.40m x 2.53m

The front garden is a fully enclosed walled garden, with lots of mature plants and bushes which have developed over the last 60 years. The garden is very sheltered and is a haven of peace and tranquillity. It is easily maintained, with pond acting as the frogs home, vibrant mix of colours, and sounds of birds and wildlife. A number of plum, damson and cherry trees are included. The front garden has sweeping views generally over Loch Indaal from Bridgend to Bowmore to Laggan Point and finally to the Mull of Oa and onwards to Northern Island.
The rear garden incorporates a large gravelled parking area beside the utility room door. It includes an open wood store and a range of three stone sheds with pitched corrugated metal roof, with power connected. The 1000 litre oil tank is sited in the rear garden. There is a separate raised drying green area, surrounded by mature trees and a small orchard, with 8 fruit trees planted in 2010. Above and behind the orchard and drying green the grounds include a more elevated plot with outstanding views which could possibly have development potential if the access track on the south side of the house was extended or access sought from either the farm or the new Coultorsay warehouse road.
Finally, a fully equipped, 6-8 berth, static caravan (approx 22 years old) is included. The caravan is positioned behind and to the side of the house and has calor gas and mains electricity connected. A private and successful holiday or long term let option.

Mains water and electricity.
Private drainage to registered septic tank.
Direct access from main public road – solum of access road owned, subject to rights of other users.

Head south about half a mile from Bruichladdich Pier on the A847 and take first private driveway beyond village to your right by the double telegraph poles. Coultorsay House is the middle of three properties facing Loch Indaal.

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