Four bed apartment with stunning views forming the upper floor of a beautiful blonde sandstone villa in the sought after Rhubaan area of Tighnabruaich. The property, which has retained many of its original features, sits majestically overlooking Kyles of Bute from its elevated position and comprises front-facing sitting room, dining kitchen, four bedrooms, shower room and reception hallway. Externally, Otterburn boasts a private garden, double garage, large storage cellar and shares a driveway with the lower villa. This will make a perfect family, retirement or holiday home set in a most enviable part of our stunning country and should be seen to be fully appreciated.
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, 4 Bedrooms and Shower Room
Otterburn can be found in an elevated position towards the Tighnabruaich Marina. To reach it, turn left at the foot of the brae at the Royal Hotel, pass the row of shops and the pier and keep driving till you almost reach the marina; the property is at the top of the lane, on the left.
The driveway, which is shared with the lower villa, is accessed via a pillored entrance which takes you to the garage, the garden and the entrance to the upper villa.
Ground level UPVC / opaque glass door opens to a large cellar, under-stairs cupboard and the private stairwell which winds to the entrance door to the property. The carpeted staircase has the original balustrade and a feature window on the half landing.
Once through the wooden entrance door, you enter the reception hallway where the original features such as high ceilings, ornate cornicing, archway, deep skirtings and skylight are immediately evident. The hallway has two cupboards, carpet and leads to all rooms.
5.45m x 4.30m
17’11” x 14’2”
Spacious sitting room with eye-catching ceiling rose and cornicing, carpet, shelved cupboard and a truly stunning view of Kyles of Bute and the surrounding countryside through the bay windows.
3.90m x 3.30m
12’10” x 10’10”
At the rear of the property, looking out to the garden. Good sized, with ample space for all the necessary white goods and a family table and chairs.
4.35m x 3.75m
14’4” x 12’4”
Front-facing double room with that vista to waken up to every morning!
4.00m x 3.95m
13’2” x 13’0”
At the rear, overlooking the garden. Good sized double room with storage cupboard and ample space for beds and bedroom furniture.
4.50m x 2.00m
14’10” x 6’8”
Single room with window to the side.
2.90m x 2.35m
9’7” x 7’9”
Situated at the front between the Sitting Room and Bedroom 1. Would also make an ideal study.
4.45m x 1.45m
14’8” x 4’9”
Comprises walk-in cubicle with electric shower and wet-wall paneling, wash-hand basin and WC. Part-tiled walls, non-slip flooring, chrome heated towel rail, ceiling light, heater plus wall heater and window to the side.
Gardens, Garage and Driveway
The gardens at the rear, behind the stone wall are for the exclusive use of the upper villa and is made up of lawn and colourful trees and shrubs. The property also boasts a double garage and shares the driveway with the lower villa.
EPC rating: F.