IMPRESSIVE DETACHED BUNGALOW IN BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPED GROUNDS
Enjoying an elevated and private position in the heart of the Argyllshire countryside, boasting uninterrupted views to Ben Cruachan and the hills beyond, Ardshonais forms a desirable detached bungalow, set in mature, landscaped grounds of around three quarters of an acre. Built by the current owners in 1990, the property has been upgraded and lovingly maintained over the years and benefits from double glazing, gas central heating, Sky TV and AOL broadband with an excellent speed of between 14 – 17 Mbps.
The spacious accommodation, which is in excellent order and beautifully presented throughout comprises a spacious entrance hallway, expansive, flexible lounge with impressive multi-fuel stove, Bamboo wooden flooring and patio doors to the raised external decking, superb breakfasting kitchen, three bedrooms (one with plumbing in place if a utility is preferred) and family bathroom, all on one level.
Property & Area Description
Nestled in the quiet countryside, with uninterrupted rural views, Ardshonais provides deceptively spacious accommodation. Arranged in a convenient layout all on one level, the rooms provide flexibility, ensuring the property would be ideally suited to a number of uses including a family home, retirement home, idyllic holiday retreat or an excellent business opportunity for the buoyant self-catering holiday market.
Ardshonais is located exactly one mile from the village of Kilchrenan, which offers a recently refurbished restaurant and bar in the Kilchrenan Inn. The village has the advantage of a well respected local primary school, busy village hall and local church, both which hold many activities throughout the year, plus an additional two prestigious hotels, situated on the shores of beautiful Loch Awe, Scotland’s third largest freshwater loch, famous for its fishing. Further outdoors pursuits on offer include sailing, golf, climbing and skiing further afield in Glencoe and Fort William. Kilchrenan is a haven for local wildlife plus has numerous walks including The Nant Forest Walk, an ancient oak woodland only just over a mile from the property.
The village of Ford near Lochgilphead can be reached from the Kilchrenan road, resulting in a stunning and scenic, loch side journey whilst Taynuilt village is situated only five miles away and provides a well-stocked grocers, renowned local butchers, hairdressers, post office, golf course, GP Surgery and the Robin’s Nest Tearoom in addition to the Taynuilt Hotel. Highland Games are also held annually in the village. There is a local bus service to the principal town of Oban, only 18 miles away which offers extra facilities, amenities, professional services, a secondary school and hospital.
Bedroom 2.4 x 2.0 (7’9 x 6’6)
Lounge 7.2 x 4.1 (about 23’6 x 13’6)
Breakfasting Kitchen 5.8 x 3.0 (about 19’0 x 9’9)
Bedroom 4.1 x 2.7 (about 13’6 x 8’9)
Bedroom 3.7 x 3.0 (about 12’3 x 9’9)
Bathroom 3.0 x 2.5 (about 9’9 x 8’3)
Outside, the property sits in its own charmingly landscaped and cultivated garden. Affording fantastic open, rural views, the garden is a picturesque blend of lawned areas, mature trees, shrubs and bushes, including blackcurrant bushes, rhubarb and apple trees. There is a fully functional polytunnel which is currently cultivated with vegetables. In addition, there is a feature pergola, from which a hammock can be attached in good weather, as well as an area of decking which can be accessed from the lounge and which provides a superb, elevated seating area from which to admire the views. Other features include an under-build area for extra storage, a patio area, attractive raised flower beds, an outside tap and a neatly block-paved parking area which is accessed via wrought-iron double gates. There are four timber garden sheds which provide excellent outdoor working space.
Shed 1 4.5m x 2.9m (about 14’9 x 9’6) – Workshop with shelving, light and power.
Shed 2 3.8m x 2.3m (about 12’6 x 7’6) – With internal lining, shelving and light and power.
Polytunnel – Paved path between earth beds. Planted with vegetables.
Two further lean-to woodsheds.