Planning consent Cottage ruin with a right of access over track, from where the access road will be formed by the purchaser to the cottage ruin development site. Reference No – 14/00330/ppp dated 10th February 2014 has now lapsed and can be reapplied for by the purchaser.
Situation The derelict cottage is situated in a delightful rural location about 0.8 miles to the south of the very pretty hamlet of Kilfinan. The plot enjoys a prominent setting of about 0.42 acres from where there are panoramic aspects over adjacent rolling farmland and countryside to the waterscape of Loch Fyne, Ardrishaig and beyond.
Kilfinan is a very pretty little hamlet consisting of 12 houses, a hotel and a church. Kames & Tighnabruaich villages have local shops and services that easily cater for most everyday needs and requirements. Dunoon offers a further and fuller range of shopping, educational and professional services as would be expected of a regional market town.
The nearest primary school is in Tighnabruaich while the secondary schools are Dunoon Grammar and Tarbet High.
Glasgow is about 58 miles (via the Dunoon Ferry) and offers a full range of higher and further educational services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city.
Portavadie, is about 7.8 miles away to the south, which in recent years has seen significant investment in creating a modern state of the art Marina infrastructure with associated chandlery and restaurant facilities. More recently has seen the further opening of a health spa with its fitness and conditioning suites as well as indoor and outdoor pools and hot tubs. The marina is fast gaining a reputation among the sailing communities as a must-go to destination and many drive from Glasgow to the marina for culinary days and evenings out. Tarbert is 12.5 miles to the west and there is a ferry service from Portavadie direct to Tarbert.
The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycle routes, challenging hill climbs, walks and several golf courses. The recently established Cowal Way stretches from Portavadie in the West and travels eastwards for 31 miles through some of the most dramatic and picturesque sea and landscapes in the west coast.
Kilfinan sits above Kilfinan bay where there are wonderful sightings of nature, one will regularly see porpoises, seals and occasionally otters, basking sharks, Golden Eagles, Barn Owls, Canada & Graylag geese and more, all in this beautiful bay on the eastern side of Loch Fyne, just 15 minutes’ walk from Tigh-na-raidh. Kilfinan is about 4 miles to the south of Otter Ferry and about 7 miles from Kames and Tighnabruaich.
Sea, river and loch fishing are also available in the area as are a number of commercially run shoots. Some of the local estates allow stalking by arrangement.
For sailors, the sea lochs of the west of Scotland offer safe anchorages as well as spectacular coastal sailing; there are marina and chandlery services at Rhu, Inverkip, Dunoon, Tighnabruaich, Portavadie, Ardrishaig and Tarbert.
Services The development site is being offered sale unserviced.
Drainage There are no public sewers at the location; drainage will be a private sepa approved system, (i.E. Septic tank).
Water There are no public water mains at the location; water supply will be a within the site curtilage or by negotiation with the seller.
Road The access road will be formed by the purchaser, as identified in red within the land plan. All expenses connected with service connections, roads and fences will be borne by the purchaser.
Travel Directions From Glasgow city centre, leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Continue for 21 miles to arrive at Port Glasgow. Follow signs Greenock and Gourock on the A770 for 8 miles to reach the Western Ferry terminal at McInroys Point. Take the ferry to Hunters Quay Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right on the A815 through Sandbank. After 3.5 miles turn left on to the B836. Travel for 11 miles before turning right on to the A886. Travel for 1.5 miles then turn left onto the B8003. Travel for 7 miles to reach Tighnabruaich. Proceed south through Tighnabruaich through Kames and continue in a westerly direction on the B8000. After a further 1.3 miles to reach Millhouse. At Millhouse turn right and continue on the B8000 continuing for a further 5.3 miles to find Tigh-na-raidh on the right hand side
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Tigh Na Rathaid Cottage, Kilfinan, Tighnabruaich, Argyll And Bute PA21