Beautiful bright and airy top floor apartment in traditional Victorian red sandstone building with panoramic sea views from its shoreside location in the lovely village of Kirn. In immaculate condition, and very tastefully decorated, the flat comprises a welcoming reception hallway, spacious sea-facing sitting room with original features such as bay windows, ceiling rose, cornicing, fireplace and deep skirting boards, good sized dining kitchen with access to the large floored loft, two double bedrooms, a dressing room / third bedroom and modern shower room. Externally, the close and common gardens are exceptionally well maintained and the recently formed decking area at the rear offers the owners of No. 1 a peaceful and private area to enjoy the surroundings. This property offers a wonderful opportunity to purchase a beautiful home, holiday bolt-hole or lucrative buy-to let.
The award-winning coastal village of Kirn is approximately one mile along the esplanade from Dunoon, Cowal’s capital town. The village boasts primary and grammar schools, a golf course, indoor and outdoor bowling club and independent retailers including newsagents, bakers, hairdressers, off-licences and take-aways, amongst others. It is also conveniently placed for two ferries which provide rail and bus links to Greenock, Braehead and Glasgow as well as the International Airport. In the Dunoon area there are two supermarkets, local shops and hairdressers aplenty, several cafes and restaurants, plenty of pubs, two leisure centres, numerous golf, bowling, tennis and sailing clubs, a two-screen cinema, a local museum and a concert venue. There are also ample schools, churches, medical surgeries, dentists, a hospital and a veterinary practice.
Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Two Double Bedrooms, Dressing Room / Bedroom 3, Shower Room
A path from the shore road bisects well-maintained lawns and leads to the common close, which is equally well looked after. The flat can be found by ascending the staircase, with striking windows, to the top floor.
Wooden storm doors open to reveal a further wooden door which opens to the hallway, which sets the tone for the rest of the flat. Homely and welcoming, and with many original features such as high ceilings, deep skirtings, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose, all of which are features throughout. Neutral and classic décor, the hallway leads to all rooms and has a large storage cupboard and radiator.
6.25m x 4.25m
20’6” x 14’0”
Fine example of a very comfortable sitting room. Brimming with character and with a stunning vista of the Firth of Clyde and beyond through the bay windows.
6.95m x 3.00m
22’10” x 9’11”
Well-appointed dining kitchen at the rear with lovely cherry wood wall and base units with integrated oven / grill with 5 gas hob and extractor hood over, integrated fridge, free-standing washing machine and dishwasher, which are available with the property. Tile-effect vinyl flooring, two ceiling lights and a radiator. The L-shaped dining section has ample space for a family table and chairs and is carpeted, has a ceiling light and access to the large Floored Attic from the drop-down ladder.
5.20m x 3.80m
17’1” x 12’6”
Generous front-facing room with calming décor, carpet, ceiling light set in rose, cornicing, radiator, shelved cupboard plus a large walk-in cupboard. The two wardrobes will be included in the sale.
5.20m x 3.05m
17’1” x 10’1”
Currently used as a study but would make an excellent second bedroom. Also front-facing with carpet, ceiling light and radiator and plenty of space for a bed and bedroom furniture. The bookcases will be included in the sale.
Dressing Room / Bedroom 3
4.40m x 1.60m
14’6” x 5’3”
The current owners have adapted Bedroom 3 into a dressing area, immediately off the shower room. Fitted with wall-to-wall mirrored wardrobes, carpet, ceiling lights and radiator.
4.40m x 1.25m
14’6” x 4’2”
Modern shower room with fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle containing an electric shower, and in addition a mixer shower fed from the gas boiler. There is a circular sink set in a free-standing storage unit and WC. Opaque window to the rear, downlighting, part-tiled walls and radiator.
The property boasts very well maintained front and back gardens. The back garden is communal and comprises two sections of lawn, two outhouses and a recently added decking area which is brimming with colour and character as well as offering the residents a private and peaceful place to sit outside. The aesthetically pleasing front gardens are maintained by the owners of the lower flats.
The six flats all contribute to a common fund, which averages out about £100 per year, and takes care of the general upkeep of the gardens and building.
EPC rating: C.