Dun Toiseach, Ford, PA31 8RH

Price Guide £375,000.00
  • Substantial, Architect Designed Detached Villa
  • Panoramic Countryside Views towards Loch an Lodan
  • Picturesque Village Location
  • Modern, Versatile Accommodation in Immaculate Order
  • Beautifully Presented with many Bespoke Features
  • Open-Plan Lounge, Kitchen & Dining Area
  • Dining Room
  • Utility
  • Cloakroom
  • Study
  • Mezzanine Sitting Room
  • Master Bedroom with Dressing Area & En-Suite Bathroom
  • 2 Further Double Bedrooms
  • Shower Wet Room
  • Fully Double Glazed
  • Oil Fired Wet System Central Heating
  • Underfloor Heating to the Ground Floor
  • Spacious Garden Grounds with Garage & Private Parking
  • EPC Rating: D 68

Property Description


Occupying a prime, elevated position, with spectacular views sweeping over the surrounding countryside towards Loch An Lodan, the sale of Dun Toiseach offers an exciting opportunity to purchase a most desirable, Architect designed villa with garage, set in spacious garden grounds.

The accommodation comprises of – Entrance porch, utility, cloakroom, integral garage, breakfasting kitchen and dining room all on the ground floor, with steps down to the beautiful, bright living area. Stairs lead to the upper level with landing, study, raised balcony, master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, family shower wetroom and two further double bedrooms plus a stunning mezzanine sitting room, which enjoys outstanding elevated views through the Cathedral style windows.

Property Description

Situated on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Ford in the heart of mid Argyll, Dun Toiseach forms a stunning, substantial detached villa set in generous garden grounds and enjoying superb, open views to the surrounding countryside towards Loch An Lodan. In immaculate order throughout and beautifully presented, the property was completed by the current owners in 2007 and has been designed and built to capitalise on the elevated and peaceful, rural location. Benefiting from double glazing, an oil fired wet central heating system, underfloor heating to the ground floor and an impressive double sided open fire, the property would be ideally suited as an excellent family home, idyllic holiday retreat or premium self-catering business opportunity.

In excellent order throughout and beautifully presented, the property has been thoughtfully designed to create fantastic and versatile living space and boasts many impressive features including the stone frontage, “Cathedral-style” windows, superb split-level open-plan lounge, kitchen and dining area with solid oak kitchen with granite work surfaces and integral appliances, double sided stone fireplace, exceptional mezzanine sitting room with decorative glass balustrade, feature beams and bird’s eye view of the lower lounge area, striking fully tiled shower wetroom and master suite with dressing room to name but a few.

The property is approached by a private, gravelled driveway which leads to the integral garage and rear, providing ample parking and turning space. Laid to a mixture of lawn and gravel for ease of maintenance, the grounds are offset with mature shrubs and bushes, a raised decked entertaining area, paved patio and a feature decked planting area.

The picturesque village of Ford by Loch Awe lies some five miles from the historic village of Kilmartin which is recognised as an area of outstanding archaeological importance with approximately 350 ancient monuments including burial cairns, rock carvings, standing stones and forts, all within a 6 mile radius of the village. There are many leisure activities to be enjoyed in the area, including beautiful walks, fishing, sailing and horse riding. Kilmartin is host to a primary school, local shop and post office, church, hotel and the award-winning Kilmartin House Museum. Approximately 7 miles to the south a wider range of local amenities including shops, an integrated primary and high school, an integrated care service and recreational facilities are to be found in the town of Lochgilphead, the administrative centre of Argyll and Bute. Further facilities can be found in Oban, approximately 30 miles to the north.


Entrance Porch 2.0 1.7 (about 6’6 x 5’6)

Utility Room 2.7 x 2.0 (about 8’9 x 6’6)

Integrated Garage 7.3 x 3.7 (about 24’0 x 12’3)

Cloakroom 1.2 x 1.2 (about 3’9 x 3’9)

Kitchen Area 5.8 x 3.6 (about 19’0 x 11’9)

Lounge 6.0 x 4.7 (about 19’6 x 15’6)

Dining Area 3.9 x 3.7 (about 12’9 x 12’3)

Upper Level


Study 3.4 x 1.6 (about 11’3 x 5’3)

Master Bedroom 4.1 x 2.9 (about 13’6 x 9’6)

Dressing Area 2.4 x 1.5 (about 7’9 x 5’0)

En-Suite 3.6 x 2.6 (about 11’9 x 8’6)

Mezzanine Sitting Room 5.9 x 3.5 (about 19’3 x 11’6)

Shower Wet Room 3.4 x 2.6 (about 11’3 x 8’6)

Bedroom 3.3 x 2.6 (about 10’9 x 8’6)

Bedroom 3.7 x 3.2 (about 12’3 x 10’6)

Travel Directions

From Oban take the A816 south towards Lochgilphead and continue for approximately 27 miles. Take the turning on the left where signposted for Ford and follow this road for approximately two miles to Ford.  At Ford, go ahead at the junction and continue past the new outdoor hostel on the right hand side.  The house is the last on the left hand side in the village and has an American-style post box at the road end.