Toward, Dunoon, Argyll

£240,000 - SALE

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Situated about halfway between the Lodge and Glenstriven House with access off the main drive, this is a timber-framed and clad chalet-style cottage with accommodation over three floors.

Built in the 1990s, Flagstaff Cottage sits in a prominent position with wonderful views over Loch Striven. With large windows to maximise the benefit of the panoramic views, the internal accommodation is partly open plan and laid out over three floors. A feature is a spacious balcony and deck on the first floor.

The accommodation includes three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a built-in sauna.

To the rear of the house is a spacious gravel parking area plus timber framed boat shed and wooden garden shed. The cottage has been offered for let as weekly holiday accommodation.

Included within the subjects of sale is a spacious car parking area together with a field of parkland pasture extending in total to about 7 acres.

The vendors do not own any Entitlements to the Basic Payment Scheme.

Flagstaff Cottage has a truly picturesque setting on the western side of the Cowal Peninsula in a raised position overlooking Loch Striven. The southerly and westerly views from the property are magnificent and include the Islands of Bute and Cumbrae, together with the peaks of Beinn Bhreac on the eastern shores of Loch Striven.

Access to Flagstaff is via a minor public road which leads for about 15 miles from Dunoon through the villages of Innellan and Toward. The village of Innellan has a Post Office, convenience store and two pub/restaurants. A wider range of services is provided in Dunoon, with a good selection of shops, professional services, a hospital with A&E and secondary school with sports and community leisure facilities. Dunoon provides two ferry links across the Clyde estuary to Gourock. The journey time by ferry is circa 20 minutes and ferries leave at 20-minute intervals during the day.

The closest airport with scheduled domestic and international flights is at Glasgow International Airport (41 miles) which can be reached in around 1½ hours under normal traffic conditions. Gourock also has a railway station with frequent services to Paisley (for Glasgow airport) and Glasgow city centre.

With its many islands, peninsulas and sea lochs, Argyll has thousands of miles of coastline and, as such, the sea is a feature of the working life and leisure time of its inhabitants. The quality of sailing off the Argyll coast and Inner Hebrides is of world renown. There are several well-established commercial marinas within close range of Invervegain at Dunoon, Rothesay, Port Bannatyne, Inverkip and Portavadie.

In terms of land-based activities, there are golf courses at Innellan (9 holes) and Dunoon (18 holes). Further afield there are internationally renowned golf courses at Loch Lomond and on the Ayrshire coast at Royal Troon, Trump Turnberry and Prestwick.

With many islands to explore, mountains to climb, lochs to fish, pubs and restaurants to dine at throughout Argyll, there is a fantastically diverse range of activities within a drive of an hour or so of Flagstaff.

Date posted: 21/08/19