Four bed detached bungalow in a stunning location with gardens down to the shore and enviable sea and country views. Located in the sought-after coastal village of Toward, at the southern tip of the Cowal Peninsula, The Hollies comprises 3 / 4 bedrooms, 2 / 3 reception rooms comprising shore-facing sitting room with patio doors to an elevated decking, dining kitchen and dining room / bedroom, utility room, large family bathroom, cloakroom and excellent storage throughout. Externally, the property has a driveway, integrated garage with light and power, timber sheds, decking offering panoramic views and part-enclosed gardens with small pond which meanders down to the shore. The Hollies, would make an ideal family or retirement home set in an idyllic location and must be seen to be fully appreciated.
The village of Toward is approximately 7 miles along the coastal road from Dunoon, Cowal’s capital town and offers lovely views of Cumbrae and Bute with Arran in the distance. In the Dunoon area there are two supermarkets, local shops and hairdressers aplenty, several cafes restaurants and take-aways, offering a range to suit all tastes and budgets, 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. In addition, there are two ferry links to Gourock with rail and coach links meaning that Glasgow city centre is little more than an hour away, with Braehead Shopping Centre and Greenock even closer.
Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, 4 Bedrooms (or 3 plus Dining Room), Utility Room, Family Bathroom and Cloakroom.
The Hollies can be found directly off the main Toward road, at the start of the row of houses immediately before Toward primary School.
Entrance Portico and Porch
Off the driveway, the entrance portico has stunning views of the countryside and provides a sheltered area whilst entering the porchway, which has opaque glass to the garden, ceiling light, coat hooks and a wooden / glass panelled door and window to the hallway.
The carpeted hallway leads to most of the rooms, has generous storage space with three good-sized cupboards, two radiators and two ceiling lights.
5.50m x 4.62m
18’1” x 15’2”
Bright and airy sitting room with patio doors to the elevated decking at the front offering panoramic sea views. Two side windows, carpet, radiator, fireplace and ceiling light. Please note that the gas has been disconnected from the fire and should be checked by a qualified tradesperson before reinstallation.
Dining Room / Bedroom
3.75m x 2.70m
12’4” x 8’11”
Situated inbetween the sitting room and the kitchen, the current vendors use this room as a bedroom, however it would also make an ideal dining room, especially given the lovely vista. Carpet, ceiling light and radiator.
3.75m x 3.70m
12’4” x 12’2”
Well-appointed sea-facing kitchen with space for a table and chairs. Integrated appliances such as fridge, freezer, dishwasher, oven / grill with hob and extractor over and ample wall and base units with contrasting worktops. Downlights, part-tiled walls and splashback, radiator and two 4-bar ceiling lights.
3.75m x 2.00m
12’4” x 6’7”
Off the kitchen and plumbed for washing machine and dryer, sink with drainer, radiator, strip light and cupboard.
1.70m x 1.50m
5’7” x 4’11”
Off the utility room, handy cloakroom comprising WC, wash-hand basin and with ceiling light and Velux window in the ceiling providing natural light.
Situated next to the utility room with UPVC door to the back garden, ceiling light and storage for outdoor wear.
Bedroom / Study
3.75m x 2.12m
12’4” x 7’0”
At the end of the property with window to the front and side, carpet, ceiling light and radiator. Would make an ideal extra bedroom or study, or a combination of both.
4.45m x 3.64m
14’8” x 12’0”
Overlooking the driveway to the countryside beyond. Two in-built wardrobes, carpet, ceiling light and radiator.
4.45m x 4.00m
14’8” x 13’2”
Another double room, also with views to the countryside. In-built wardrobes, wash-hand basin in the corner, carpet, ceiling light and radiator.
4.45m x 3.10m
14’8” x 10’2”
Spacious bathroom comprising bath with shower attachment, walk-in shower cubicle, WC and wash-hand basin. Shelved cupboard, two ceiling lights, radiator and opaque window with deep shelf. The attic is accessed through a hatch located in the bathroom ceiling.
Driveway and Garage
The chipped stone driveway is accessed off the shore road and has plenty of room for several cars to turn and park. The integrated garage has power and lighting and would make an ideal workshop or storage area for garden equipment and the sit-on mower (which is available for private purchase).
Neat and tidy front gardens bound by a stone wall lead round to the back extremely impressive back garden. Immediately at the back of the house a sectioned off area has elevated decking, patio and drying areas, lawn, shrubs and trees and a couple of timber outhouses. The rest of the garden stretches down to the shore and is laid mainly to lawn with a small pond and rockery adding to the beauty on offer. The whole back garden has an uninterrupted view down the Firth of Clyde and is perfect for entertaining, having a barbeque or just enjoying the truly stunning views.
This property, plus the next two, share a septic tank which is situated in the long section of garden in the neighbouring house.
EPC rating: C.