Delightful and elegant detached property set in a truly outstanding location in a picturesque hamlet on the outskirts of the coastal village of Strachur. Built in 2011, over two bright and airy levels, Sluain Croft has been finished and decorated to an exceptional standard and occupies a prominent position with wonderful views of the surrounding hills and glens. The property comprises a homely sitting room with multi-fuel stove and French Doors to the garden, a large and sociable country-style dining kitchen with adjoining utility room, downstairs cloakroom and, upstairs, three double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, and family bathroom. Extensive and mature gardens envelop the house and offer many areas to dine alfresco, entertain friends and family or just soak up the vistas. A large driveway and outhouses further enhance the property. Properties such as this rarely come on the open market and is sure to generate a lot of interest to those looking for a beautiful full-time residence, holiday home or lucrative holiday letting investment and, as such, early viewing is highly recommended.
Surrounded by rolling countryside and hills, and on the shores of Loch Fyne, Strachur (Gaelic for “Valley of the Cur”, with the ‘Cur’ being the name of the river flowing from the hills east of the village) is situated perfectly for commuting to Dunoon, the bustling capital of Cowal, the Royal Burgh of Inveraray, or Loch Lomond but is still only little more than an hour away from Glasgow. In the area there are local pubs, tea rooms, a golf course, post office, a petrol station with well stocked shop, doctors, schools and playparks. It is the perfect location from escaping the hustle and bustle of city life, but with everything you want on your doorstep.
Lower Floor – Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room and Cloakroom
Upper Floor – Three Double Bedrooms, En-Suite Shower Room and Bathroom
Approximately one-mile due south of Strachur, Sluain Croft can be reached via a private road which serves the four properties in the small settlement. This road has recently been resurfaced and can be found off the Strachur to Glenbranter road. The property has access rights over a small section of the driveway for the neighbouring house.
The property can be accessed by the main front door, plus additional entrances into the sitting room, dining area or utility room.
Once through the main door you enter the welcoming reception hallway which sets the trend for the whole house with quality wooden flooring and staircase and oak internal doors to the sitting room, dining kitchen and cloakroom.
6.80m x 3.75m
22’4” x 12’4”
Comfortable and cosy, yet spacious, sitting room with multi-fuel stove on slate hearth, with oak mantle and set in brick inglenook, French Doors to the side garden and double doors to the dining area. A lovely, bright room to relax with family and friends.
6.35m x 5.30m
20’10” x 17’5”
Accessed either via the hallway or the sitting room, the large dining kitchen is very well equipped with country-style wall and base units, solid wooden worktops, integrated dishwasher, Belfast sink, fantastic Rangemaster cooker and lovely terracotta tiles on the floor. Windows to the side and back, plus French Doors to the garden ensure that plenty of natural light stream in as well as offering a gorgeous vista of the surrounding countryside.
2.90m x 2.05m
9’7” x 6’9”
The utility room off the kitchen is plumbed for a washing machine, has a sink with drainer and wall and base units with wooden worktops. The boiler is also housed in this room. Door to the side garden and window to the front.
3.10m x 1.70m
10’2” x 5’7”
Handy downstairs cloakroom with WC, wash-hand basin, wooden flooring, downlights, radiator and frosted window to the front.
The staircase has lovey wooden stairs with carpet runner, spindles and handrail and ascends from the lower hallway to the upper landing which has a Velux overhead, wall-to-wall in-built wardrobes, and access to the three bedrooms and the attic.
5.00m x 3.75m
16’5” x 12’4”
The master bedroom is the first of three double bedrooms, all of which are immaculately presented and boast magnificent views. This room has dual aspect and two in-built wardrobes and boasts an En-suite (3.75m x 1.90m / 12’4” x 6’3”) comprising large walk-in shower cubicle, WC and wash-hand basin, Velux window, chrome heated towel rail, tiled flooring and downlighting.
3.70m x 3.70m
12’2” x 12’2”
Second comfortable double bedroom, also with dual aspect and space for large bed and bedroom furniture.
3.70m x 3.20m
12’2” x 10’6”
Bedroom Three has a Velux window as well as a window to the side and, again, generous enough for a large bed and bedroom furniture.
2.55m x 1.90m
8’5” x 6’3”
Lovely family bathroom with freestanding roll-top bath, WC and wash-hand basin. Velux window, wooden flooring and chrome heated towel rail.
The gardens to this beautiful property are simply outstanding. Enveloping the house and surrounded by the breathtaking scenery, the extensive and lovingly landscaped grounds comprise of lawn, many seating areas, outhouses, large driveway and a plethora of colourful trees and shrubs.
The Rangemaster cooker will remain in situ, however the fridge freezer, washing machine and Welsh Dresser are available for private purchase.
The septic tank is located on the other side of the fence / gate at the rear of the house and is for the sole us of this property.
Multi Fuel Stove
Electric Central Heating
Note: The services, white goods and electrical appliances have not been checked by the selling agents.
Sluain Croft is in Council Tax Band E.
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.
Council tax band: E, Tenure: Freehold, EPC rating: D