A Striking Three Bedroom Detached Villa With The Added Bonus of a One Bedroom Self-Contained Apartment In a Stunning Spot. Conveniently positioned within a private position in Kildonan and within a five-minute stroll of the beach. It would make a super family/holiday home and has the added bonus of a self-contained, one-bedroom apartment (ideal for holiday lets or independent living) that could easily be incorporated into the main house if desired. Displaying a splendid frontage, the house offers flexible and versatile accommodation, formed over a two-storey layout and was constructed around 1895. In essence, the front of the property belies the spacious accommodation internally. With mature trees and shrubs in the garden, red squirrels and a host of wild birds, this is a secluded haven.
The property is as unique as it is beautiful. The traditional building has been well maintained and sympathetically extended over the years, to create fantastic and flexible accommodation, which only a viewing will qualify. The property is surrounded by well-maintained grounds, with a wide variety of mature plants and trees. The gardens provide seasonal colour and benefit from views towards Pladda and Ailsa Craig, which is the perfect spot to spend a lazy summer’s day entertaining friends and family and has been used for this purpose on many an occasion. The gardens complete with a pond and a useful stone storage shed. There is also the welcome addition of off road parking outside the property. The subjects are entered via a front door into the immediately impressive lounge/diner, with a picture window to the front aspect, flooding the room with natural light and providing stunning sea views. The feature fireplace, with log-burning stove, is the key focal point of this room. There is a useful understairs study recess and a personal door opens from here into the self-contained apartment. The kitchen has been fitted to include a good range of floor and wall mounted units with a striking worktop, providing a fashionable and efficient workspace. It further benefits from space for a range cooker with an integrated extractor and has further space for a washing machine, tumble drier, dishwasher a fridge and an upright fridge freezer. Access can be gained from here into the boot room, which has plenty of invaluable storage facilities and offers the perfect spot to hang jackets and store wellingtons. A door opens from here into the
The staircase rises to the first floor level from the lounge/diner, revealing three, substantial bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room. The two bedrooms to the front aspect offer quite magnificent sea-views and all have space for additional free standing furniture if required. The family bathroom, with a roll-top bath, creates the perfect ambience in which to unwind. A separate shower room with storage can also be found on this level. The specification includes oil central heating (which also serves the self-contained apartment) and double glazing for additional comfort and convenience.
Whin House Apartment : Attached to the main house, you enter the independent one-bedroom apartment, which has undergone a professional refurbishment programme to create a virtually maintenance-free property. The apartment is perfect for holiday lets or for an elderly relative or teenager requiring a level of independence. Access can also be gained from the main house into the apartment from the lounge/diner. It’s currently advertised on ‘The Cottage Guide’ website, which can be accessed by logging on to www.cottageguide.co.uk or visitscotland.co.uk. The owners have been able to command £280-£370 per week for a holiday rental and have a number of returning customers.
Access is gained into the apartment via the conservatory/dining room, which is a great room to just relax and “chill” and offers expansive sea views towards Pladda and Ailsa Craig. A door opens from here into the open plan lounge/kitchen which is well proportioned and the living zone is both bright and airy. There is space for a range of furniture configurations that would include a dining table for more informal dining and social gatherings. The feature fireplace, with an electric fire, is one of the key features of this zone. The kitchen has been fitted to include a range of floor and wall mounted units, which further benefits from space for a freestanding cooker, under counter fridge/freezer and washing machine and has an integrated extractor-hood. The double bedroom has a sea and rural outlook. A door (currently not in use) opens from here to the rear aspect. Access can be gained from here to the four-piece en-suite bathroom, which has the luxury of a separate shower cubicle.
Externally, the apartment has lawned gardens to the side aspect and similar to the main house enjoys a stunning outlook. Off-road parking is available. All furniture in the apartment is available by way of separate negotiation.
Directions : On disembarking the ferry, turn left at the ‘T’ junction and follow the south coastal road. Pass through Lamlash and Whiting Bay. On leaving Whiting Bay pass through the hamlet of Dippen and ignore the sign for Kildonan. Pass Woodside Farm on your left. Keep driving and you will see a sign for ‘Whin House’. Take this turning. Follow the track down to ‘Whin House’. (Please don’t rely on Sat Nav).
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