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3 bedroom Semi-Detached House for sale: The Pier House, Balvicar, By Oban, PA34 4TF

  • reception rooms 1
  • bedrooms 3
  • bathrooms 2
  • showers 1
Reference: 36708_0693

Key Features

  • A Beautifully Presented Semi-Detached House
  • Situated On The Shores Of Balvicar Bay
  • And Enjoying Fabulous Views Over The Bay To The Hills Beyond
  • Within Close Walking Distance Of The Golf Course And Village Shop
  • Hall : Kitchen/Dining Room : Lounge
  • Principal Bedroom with En-Suite Shower Room
  • 2 Further Bedrooms : Bathroom : Utility Room
  • Decked Seating Area
  • Terraced Garden Leading To The Shore
  • Mooring Available


A beautifully presented semi-detached house
situated on the shores of Balvicar Bay and enjoying fabulous views over the bay to the hills beyond, within close walking distance of the golf course and village shop.


The delightful former slate mining village of Balvicar is situated around Balvicar Bay on the Island of Seil, which is connected to the mainland by the famous ‘Bridge over the Atlantic’, in an area renowned for its outstanding natural beauty with excellent sailing, fishing and diving, being just a few of the interests that can be enjoyed in the area. Local services on the island include an excellent village store/post office and 9 hole golf course, both of which are within a short walking distance of the property, a doctors surgery, village hall, primary school, a boatyard and two pubs with restaurants, The Oyster Bar at Ellenabeich and the Tigh An Truish, at Clachan Seil. The town of Oban, some 14 miles to the north, supports a wide variety of shops, leisure facilities, recreational and professional services and a general hospital.

The Pier House is a delightful semi-detached one and a half storey home situated in an exceptional position on the shores of Balvicar Bay and enjoying fabulous unobstructed views over the bay to the hills beyond. The beautifully presented accommodation benefits from a recently installed oil-fired heating system, augmented by a multi-fuel stove in the lounge. Taking full advantage of the views the lounge has patio doors opening out to a raised decked seating area and of particular note is the impressive principal bedroom with large sea facing Velux windows and in addition to the en-suite shower room has two walk-in wardrobes. The kitchen is of a modern design with integrated appliances and an AEG induction hob. The easily managed garden, laid mainly to grass and terraced down to the shoreline adds to the appeal of this most desirable waterside home.


Kitchen/Dining Room: 4.25m x 3.98m, half glazed external door to front, window to front, fitted with a range of wall mounted and floor standing units with work tops and wall tiling, 1½ bowl ceramic sink with drainer, integrated dishwasher and fridge, induction hob with stainless steel chimney hood over, built-in microwave, double oven/grill, larder cupboard, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling lights, wood flooring.

Hall with cloak/storage cupboard, central heating radiator, 2 ceiling light fittings, fitted carpet.

Lounge: 4.25m x 4.25m, patio door to front, window to side, multi-fuel stove with wood mantle and polished granite hearth, recessed shelving with cupboard below, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, wood flooring.

Bathroom: 2.38m x 2.10m, window to rear, window to side, bath with electric shower over, glazed screen and tiling, whb in vanity unit with tiling over and mirror fronted cabinet, wc, heated towel rail, ceiling light fitting, tiled floor.

Utility Room: 2.08m x 1.14m, window to side, washing machine and fridge with work top over, tumble dryer, work top freezer, wall mounted cupboard, wall shelving, ceiling light fitting, tiled floor.

Bedroom 2: 3.38m x 2.97m, window to rear, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3: 2.97m x 2.64m, window to rear, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

An open tread wooden staircase rises to the upper floor with window to side at half landing and ceiling light fitting.

Principal Bedroom: 5.19m into window area x 4.29m, coombed (sloping) ceiling, 2 Velux roof light windows to front, walk-in wardrobe 2.11m x 1.12m, with eaves storage access and light, further walk-in wardrobe 1.88m x 1.70m, with eaves storage access and light, 2 central heating radiators, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

En-Suite Shower Room: 2.06m x 1.76m, coombed ceiling, Velux roof light window to rear, corner shower enclosure with electric shower, waterproof panelling and glazed double doors, whb in vanity unit with tiling over, wc, heated towel rail, extractor fan, ceiling light fitting, tiled floor.


The Pier House is accessed along a short track which leads to a spacious gravelled parking area, bordered by traditional slate walls, to the rear of the property. To the front there is a raised decked seating area with a gently sloping sweep of lawn then terraced down to the shoreline. Timber Outbuilding - of substantial construction with power sockets.


Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil-fired central heating with external boiler.

Mooring: The property benefits from a mooring through application to Balvicar Bay Mooring Association to transfer to the purchaser.

Council Tax: Band E. EPC Rating: D68. Home Report: Available from the Selling Agents.

Price: Offers over Three Hundred Thousand Pounds (£300,000) are invited and should be submitted to the Selling Agents.

Viewing: Strictly by prior arrangement with the Selling Agents.

Entry: By mutual agreement

Money Laundering Regulations: Under Money Laundering Regulations we are required to carry out due diligence on purchasers to allow the transaction to proceed.

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Reference: 36708_0693

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Tel: 01631 563901