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Poltalloch Street, Lochgilphead, Argyll & Bute, PA31 8LR
• Outstanding family home with B & B potential
• Traded as a 4 star B & B until 2020
• Includes 2 self-catering semi detached cottages
• 5 bedrooms, attic room, sitting rm and dining rm
• Additional bedroom, family room & Study
• Set in c. 1 acre of landscaped gardens
• Views directly towards Loch Gilp
• Walking distance of all local amenities
Until 2020 The Corran traded as a successful 4 star B & B which offers a fantastic opportunity for any new owner to re-introduce the business side of things once again. With the properties location and setting it proved popular over the years and due to the layout it works very well as a family home and business all under one roof in addition to the self-catering cottages rental income already being offered.
My client would be able to discuss the options and information in more detail during a formal viewing and it is due to our client’s retirement that the property has been placed on the open market.
The property needs to be viewed to fully appreciate what is on offer and the potential not only as a home but as a business, going forward.
When the property was a B & B, the current owners utilised the en-suite bedroom, family room, study and cloakroom on the ground floor for themselves.
The Corran has an excellent rural location just outside the popular town of Lochgilphead in Argyll and Bute. Lochgilphead is a bustling town with a variety of shops and amenities including secondary schooling, banks, a hospital, supermarket, small swimming pool and a sports centre with the administrative headquarters of Argyll & Bute Council located at Kilmory.
The town is also ideally placed for tourism, exploration and outdoor enthusiasts looking to enjoy what the area has to offer including picturesque walks, fishing, golfing and off course sailing. The famous yachting basin is located at Crinan, which is practically on the doorstep of The Corran. Inveraray, ancestral home of the Duke of Argyll, is only a short drive away, as is Oban, regarded as the “ Gateway to the Isles”, with Glasgow only 90 miles away and can be reached comfortably within 2 hours. Ferries to the neighbouring islands such as Islay and Jura are located at Kennacraig, on the outskirts of the popular fishing/sailing village of Tarbert with regular daily sailings to Mull from Oban.
Lochgilphead is accessed via the A83 tourist route, leading all the way from Loch Lomond to Arrochar, Inveraray, Lochgilphead, Tarbert and onto Campbelltown.
Built c. 140 years ago, this large, detached villa is presented well throughout and of a traditional stone construction under a pitched roof, set within c. 1 acre of well-maintained gardens with ample private parking and views towards Loch Gilp.
In addition to the main house there is 2 semi detached self-catering cottages, various outbuildings and garages.
The Corran has a Gross Internal Floor Area of c. 295m2.
The property is extremely spacious and bright with the accommodation split over 2 floors and an attic level.
Upon entering you are met with a wide entrance vestibule, leading to a reception hall which gives access to all the public areas on the ground floor including a spacious sitting room with feature fireplace and an elegant dining room, both have large picture windows overlooking the landscaped gardens and external sitting areas. The kitchen is well fitted with ample storage, large utility rm and laundry rm. Each of these rooms were utilised well during the properties time as a successful 4 star B & B until 2020. Also located on the ground floor is a double bedroom with en suite shower room, family room/additional bedroom with adjoining study giving access to front of house.
The stunning staircase gives access to 5 well proportioned bedrooms all presented to an exacting standard befitting a property of this nature and style, with the rooms to the front commanding fantastic panoramic views over the garden and towards Loch Gilp. 3 of the rooms have en-suite shower rooms with the other 2 sharing a large family bathroom with large walk-in shower and roll top bathtub.
In addition to the 5 bedrooms there is an attic bedroom with shower room accessed from the hallway.
Currently used as self-catering these 2 semi detached cottages are an excellent addition to the property allowing income for the owner.
These traditional stone built cottages are set within the grounds and comprise their own entrance, kitchen with dining area, lounge, 2 bedrooms and shower room. One cottage has an adjoining storage/garage and the other has a sun room. Both Cottages have a small area of garden to the rear and private parking within the grounds.
Council Tax Band (house)
The Corran has a band G, with Argyll & Bute Council
Business Rates (cottages)
The cottages are entered into the current valuation role as having a rateable value of £2,000 each and are therefore eligible for zero rates.
Home Report & EPC (The Corran only)
The home report will be made available to interested parties and the EPC rating is F.
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