Fashven, Kilmore, Oban, PA34 4XX

Offers Over £400,000.00
  • Attractive, Decrofted, Detached Property
  • Set in 9.6 Acres of Vacant Croftland
  • Stunning Countryside Views towards Loch Feochan
  • Lifestyle Opportunity
  • Lounge, Dining Room & Snug Area
  • Breakfasting Kitchen
  • Utility & Internal Workshop/Potential 4th Bedroom
  • 3 Bedrooms (Principal with En-Suite Bathroom & Dressing Room)
  • Shower Room & Study
  • Double Glazing & Oil Fired, Hot Air Heating System
  • Landscaped Garden Grounds & Garage (with Photovoltaics)
  • EPC Rating: D 62

Property Description



Quietly situated in the heart of Argyll, amidst beautiful countryside, and with views towards Loch Feochan, Fashven forms an attractive, detached bungalow with delightful garden, set in around 9.6 acres of vacant croft land. This smallholding would be ideally suited as a fantastic family home, and is complemented by the most charming grounds, including a paddock with fruit and vegetable enclosure, wooded hillside, and an elevated, wooden decking area, with direct loch views. Benefiting from double glazing (with additional, secondary glazing) and an oil fired, hot air, heating system, the property is conveniently arranged over one level and provides spacious, flexible accommodation. In very good order throughout, the large lounge and dining room, featuring floor to ceiling windows and doors, vaulted wooden ceiling with beams, and sunken snug area with impressive wood burning stove, is a most attractive feature. A semi-detached garage, with photovoltaics on the roof, and driveway, provide ample parking at the property, whilst a garden shed, wood store and greenhouse are also included.

Situated in the small hamlet of Kilmore, the property enjoys the feeling of a rural location yet is situated less than four miles from the town of Oban. Oban itself provides a comprehensive range of services, both commercially and culturally. The town boasts a wide variety of businesses, offices, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars while sporting and other facilities can be enjoyed at the Atlantis Leisure Centre. Known as “The Seafood Capital of Scotland”, the town is also the Gateway to the Isles, with ferry, train and air services linking the islands to the mainland and central belt.

Entrance Vestibule 2.9m x 1.2m

Glazed, UPVC entrance door, with glazed side panels. Terracotta tiled flooring. Glazed door with glazed side panels to entrance hallway.

Entrance Hallway 8.0m x 2.0m

L-shaped, with built-in cupboard. Doors to shower room, study, utility, open-plan living and dining area, breakfasting kitchen, bedroom and inner hallway.

Shower Room 2.2m x 2.1m

L-shaped, with frosted window to front. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand basin, set in vanity unit, and fully wet-walled, shower cubicle with Creda shower. Tiled splashback. Heated towel rail.

Study 2.1m x 1.3m

With window to front. Fitted shelving. Hatch to loft, with pull down ladder.

Utility 4.6m x 2.1m

With window to front. Fitted with mustard coloured, gloss kitchen units, offset with wood effect work surfaces. Stainless steel sink unit. Tiled splashback. Plumbing for washing machine. Terracotta tiled flooring. Door to porch and workshop. 

Porch 2.2m x 1.8m

Open to garden. Built-in cupboard, with sliding doors, housing AFOS  boiler.

Workshop 5.1m x 2.8m

L-shaped, with two windows to front and one to side. Hot water tank. AFOS, C-style, heat exchanger.

Lounge, Dining Area & Snug 8.9m x 7.1m

L-shaped, with two double picture windows to loch views. Picture window and patio doors, with two side panels, to side garden. Sliding door to breakfasting kitchen. Steps to snug  area. Impressive wood burning stove, set on tiled hearth, with feature brick surround.

Breakfasting Kitchen 4.4m x 3.6m

With windows to loch views. Fitted with wood effect kitchen units, offset with granite effect work surfaces. Integral Whirlpool oven. Bosch stainless steel gas hob, with stainless steel, extractor hood over. Integral fridge. Plumbing for dishwasher. Stainless steel one-and-a-half bowl sink unit. Tiled splashback.

Bedroom 4.4m x 3.6m

Slightly L-shaped, with windows to rear garden views. Fitted chest of drawers. Built-in wardrobe, with sliding doors.

Inner Hallway 3.0m x 1.2m

With door to bedroom and sliding door to principal bedroom suite.

Bedroom 4.5m x 3.6m

With triple window to side and windows to rear garden views.

Principal Bedroom Suite 4.4m x 3.0m

With double window to side. Sliding door to dressing room.

Dressing Room 3.6m x 2.1m

L-shaped, with window to side. Built-in wardrobes, with sliding doors. Door to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom 2.2m x 2.0m

With frosted window to side. Fitted with white suite of WC, wash hand  basin, set in vanity unit, and bath with shower attachment over. Fully tiled walls. Built-in shelving and cupboards. Heated towel rail.


The property is approached by a shared, tarmac driveway, leading to the private, gravelled parking area and garage. The well stocked, immaculate, garden grounds, are laid to a mixture of lawn and paved patio areas, offset with gravelled pathways, for ease of maintenance. Lovingly developed and maintained, the garden itself features mature trees, hedging, bushes, shrubs and abundant seasonal flowers, providing colour and interest. An elevated, wooden decking area with loch views, has been created by our clients, and provides a superb, entertaining, outdoor space.

Croftland (around 9.2 acres)

The croftland for sale ‘Fashven’ forms part of a croft known as The Croft,  Kilmore, Kilmore & Kilbride (Register of Crofts No: C 1643). The seller’s interest is as landlords of part of a vacant croft. A paddock features below the property, and is ideal for sheep or equestrian purposes, and features a fruit and vegetable enclosure. The remainder of croft land, which surrounds Fashven, is in its natural state and comprises mainly wooded areas, full of native oak and ash trees, with carpets of bluebells appearing each spring time. Useful link –

Garage 5.7m x 5.5m

With metal, up-and-over door. Two windows to rear and one to side. With light, power and water. Sliding door to side. Photovoltaics fitted to roof.

Travel Directions

From Argyll Square in Oban town centre, continue south on the A816 road, signposted Campbeltown, Lochgilphead and the Hospital. At Oban Community Fire Station roundabout, continue straight ahead, up the hill and out of Oban for around 4 miles. Turn left where signposted, Barran, Glen Lonan & Musdale. Follow the road and at the junction, turn right for Barran and Musdale. Cross the stone bridge and proceed on, passing Barran on the left. The entrance road for Fashven is 3rd on the left, through a gate, signposted. Closing the gate behind you, continue up and round, through a second closed gate, and Fashven is directly ahead.
Landranger map reference NM 88350 25328.