The Swallows, 7 Otter Creek, Taynuilt, PA35 1HP

Offers Over £398,000.00
  • Superior, Architect-Designed Detached Villa
  • Exclusive Private Development
  • Spectacular Views to Ben Cruachan
  • In Immaculate Order
  • Beautifully Presented
  • Impressive Open-Plan Lounge/Dining Room/Kitchen
  • Utility
  • 5 Double Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Cloakroom
  • Double Glazing
  • Oil Fired Underfloor Heating Throughout
  • Generous, Landscaped Garden Grounds
  • Detached Garage/Workshop, Garden Sheds & Wood Stores
  • Private Fishing Rights
  • EPC Rating: C 70

Property Description


Occupying a superb position, with spectacular views to Ben Cruachan and the surrounding countryside, the sale of The Swallows offers an exciting opportunity to purchase a superior, architect-designed, detached villa located in the exclusive, private development of Otter Creek on the outskirts of Taynuilt. Set in generous and mature attractive grounds, a detached garage/workshop, poly tunnel, garden sheds and wood stores are also included in the sale, with fishing rights on the River Nant.

The accommodation in The Swallows comprises – Entrance Porch, Entrance Hallway, Open-Plan Lounge/Kitchen/Dining Room, Utility, Cloakroom, Sitting Room/5th Bedroom, Large Double Bedroom and Shower Room, all on the Ground Floor. The Upper Level offers a Spacious Landing with Cathedral Windows, 3 Large Double Bedrooms and an Impressive Family Bathroom.

Property Description

Peacefully situated, with panoramic views towards Ben Cruachan and the surrounding countryside, “The Swallows” is set in generous, private and secluded garden grounds. The setting is further complemented by the property itself which was architecturally designed and provides a superb modern family home, created to take full advantage of its position.

In immaculate order both internally and externally, the property has been specifically designed to create fantastic living space and boasts numerous features such as spacious, bright and airy public rooms, Cathedral-style windows, wood and multi-fuel stoves, engineered oak flooring, oil-fired underfloor heating to both floors, an impressive open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining room, generously sized bedrooms and a stunning, modern family bathroom to name but a few. The property’s layout provides the owners with flexible accommodation and offers a fantastic family home however it would also be suited as an idyllic holiday home or the opportunity to use as premium self-catering accommodation in a very buoyant holiday letting market. Photovoltaics have been fitted to the property and currently the return on the investment is believed to be around £300 per annum.

The Swallows is approached by a private, gravelled driveway providing ample parking and turning area and enjoys spacious, landscaped garden grounds of around 0.6 of an acre, with varied areas to all sides. The well-stocked grounds are laid in the main to lawn, offset with mature trees, shrubs, bushes and seasonal planting. A striking, substantial raised deck provides a fantastic and private entertaining area which can also be accessed from the sitting room’s French doors. The detached, wooden garage/workshop, benefitting from light and power, poly-tunnel, garden sheds and woodstores are most beneficial additions. The owner’s have recently installed steps down to the river at the rear of the property providing access to the private fishing rights.

The village of Taynuilt offers a range of facilities including a highly recommended primary school, doctors surgery, local shops and hairdresser, while secondary schooling and principal amenities are available in the town of Oban, some 12 miles to the west. There is a bus service which operates to and from Oban and Glasgow, as does the train service which stops in Taynuilt for passengers wishing to go in either direction.

Accommodation Dimensions 

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch 2.0 x 1.2 (about 6’6 x 3’9)

Hallway 5.8 x 4.0 (about 19’0 x 13’0)

Open-Plan Living Area 12.2 x 5.0 (about 40’0 x 16’6)

Utility 3.7 x 2.9 (about 12’3 x 9’6)

Cloakroom 2.1 x 1.0 (about 6’9 x 3’3)

Sitting Room/5th Bedroom 5.0 x 4.0 (about 16’6 x 13’0)

Bedroom 4.0 x 3.2 (about 13’0 x 10’6)

Shower Room 2.4 x 2.1 (about 7’9 x 6’9) 

Upper Level

Hallway 8.2 x 4.0 (about 27’0 x 13’0)

Master Bedroom 5.0 x 4.0 (about 16’6 x 13’0)

Bathroom 4.0 x 3.6 (about 13’0 x 11’9)

Bedroom 4.6 x 4.0 (about 15’0 x 13’0)

Bedroom 5.0 x 4.0 (about 16’6 x 13’0)

Travel Directions

Travelling north from Glasgow on the A82, turn left at Tyndrum on to the A85 signposted Oban. Continue on this road for 23 miles, turning left before the village of Taynuilt on to the B845 signposted Kilchrenan. Follow this road for just less than half a mile, taking the first on the right for Otter Creek. Turn immediately left and then straight on and round to The Swallows, situated on the left hand side.