Delightful shorefront bungalow set in the sought-after Auchenlochan area of Tighnabruaich. ‘Budleigh’ is a three bedroom property with beautiful gardens and a panoramic view of Kyles of Bute and comprises a front-facing sitting room with open fire, dining kitchen, also with a sea vista, shower room and floored attic in addition to the three bedrooms. Externally, the well maintained front and side gardens have a ‘chocolate box’ feel to them with a plethora of colourful shrubs and trees and a private patio area whilst the back garden has timber outhouses, seating areas, an elevated lawn over an ornamental rockery plus a woodland that stretches for approximately 500 feet! Properties such as Budleigh rarely appear on the open market and, as such is sure to generate a lot of interest so early viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
The picturesque village of Tighnabruaich sits on Kyles of Bute and is famous for its scenic beauty and sailing waters. The village benefits from small local independent retailers as well as hotels, cafes and restaurants. The world renowned steamer, PS Waverley, also regularly berths at the pier. The wider area boasts a golf course, tennis court, children’s play area, sailing clubs and the ever expanding, and growing in stature, Portavadie Marina.
Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Three Bedrooms and Shower Room
The property can be accessed at both sides, the far side opens to the vestibule and on to the hallway, whilst the near side opens directly to the kitchen.
1.20m x 0.80m
4’0” x 2’8”
Once through the UPVC / frosted glass panelled door at the side you enter the vestibule which has a tiled floor, ceiling light, shelves and coat hooks thus making it perfect for outdoor wear.
The carpeted hallway leads to all rooms, has two ceiling lights, two cupboards, space for occasional furniture and allows access to the attic, via the drop-down ladder.
5.55m x 3.65m
18’3” x 12’0”
Spacious dual aspect room offering gorgeous views of Kyles of Bute through the front and side facing windows, with the front in particular offering a ‘picture frame’ vista. An open fire is a cosy focal point of the room.
4.20m x 4.05m
13’10” x 13’4”
Also front-facing, the dining kitchen has ample room for a family table and chairs and is fitted with wall and base country-style units, integrated oven / grill with hob and extractor hood over, fridge freezer and is plumbed for a dishwasher and a washing machine. Dual aspect views and door to the side garden.
4.10m x 3.60m
13’6” x 11’10”
Good sized double room at the rear overlooking the garden. Carpet, ceiling light and shelved alcove.
4.05m x 3.05m
13’4” x 10’0”
Second double room looking out to the back garden. This room benefits by a large in-built wardrobe.
2.95m x 2.45m
9’9” x 8’1”
This would make an ideal child’s room or study. Window to the side and alcove for a wardrobe or workstation.
2.35m x 1.75m
7’9” x 5’9”
Comprising large walk-in cubicle with electric shower, WC and wash-hand basin. Tiled floor, mainly tiled walls, ceiling light, extractor, chrome heated towel rail and opaque window to the side.
The floored attic runs the full depth of the house, has lighting and is reached by a drop-down ladder to the hallway.
Budleigh boasts wonderful front, side and back gardens. The front is a plethora of colourful shrubs and trees bordered by a privacy hedge and gated picket fence and with the most enviable of sea and landscapes to enjoy from the peace and tranquillity of your own garden. The side has a sheltered patio area which also enjoys a gorgeous view whilst the back garden has further seating areas, timber outhouses, a rockery that leads to a lawned area and on to the woodland at the rear which could either be left wild or transformed into a fascinating forest full of walkways and wildlife.
Construction - Budleigh is of non-standard construction and, as such, finance is not as readily available from all the major lenders.
Septic Tank – Budleigh shares a septic tank with the neighbouring house (on the Kames side), situated across the road from the properties.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
A copy of the Home Report is available by contacting Waterside Property Ltd.
Strictly by appointment with Waterside Property Ltd.
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to Waterside Property Ltd.
EPC rating: E.