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4 bedroom Detached House for sale: The Old Manse, Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, PA31 8RA


  • reception rooms 3
  • bedrooms 4
  • bathrooms 1
  • showers 1
Reference: 36708_0718

Key Features

  • A Fine Example Of A Thomas Telford Designed Former Manse
  • Category B Listed
  • Surrounded By Delightfully Secluded Mature Grounds
  • Within Walking Distance Of The Centre Of Lochgilphead Town
  • Reception Room : Drawing Room : Dining Room : Sitting Room/2nd Kitchen
  • Kitchen : Utility Room : Store
  • 4 Bedrooms : Bathroom : Shower Room
  • Double Garage : Store

Summary

A fine example of a Thomas Telford designed former manse, category B Listed, surrounded by delightfully secluded mature grounds and within walking distance of the centre of Lochgilphead town.

Description

Lochgilphead sits at the head of Loch Gilp and is on the banks of the Crinan Canal, in the heart of Argyll, yet is only 80 miles from Glasgow International Airport. The town has a good range of local facilities including a hospital, modern high school, swimming pool and excellent shopping with many small independent retailers, together with Tesco and Co-op Supermarkets. The town is also the headquarters for Argyll & Bute Council. The area abounds in opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts, with hill walking, sailing and fishing just a few of the recreational sports that can be enjoyed close by.

The Old Manse was designed by the famous civil engineer, Thomas Telford, when in 1823 an Act of Parliament provided a grant for the building of 40 churches and manses and although upgraded and modernised, to include oil-fired central heating, a modern kitchen, bathroom and shower room, the property still remains a fine example of his work with particularly notable features being the fireplaces and the ceiling cornicing, Also worthy of note is the versatility of the layout, with a separate wing accommodating a sitting room/kitchen, shower room and the fourth bedroom. The property is pleasantly enhanced by the delightful secluded garden which all adds to the charm of this fine home of historical significance.

DETAILS OF ACCOMMODATION

Reception Room: 4.37m x 4.07m, glazed external door to front, cloak cupboard, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Hall with under stair cupboard, central heating radiator, 3 ceiling light fittings, fitted carpet.

Drawing Room: 5.60m x 4.09m, 2 windows to front, multi-fuel stove set in wood fireplace with stone hearth, recessed shelving, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Dining Room: 4.01m x 3.91m, window to front, fireplace with tiled and brass inset, wood mantel and tiled hearth (non-operational), ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Kitchen: 5.72m x 3.88m, external glazed door to rear, window to side, fitted with a modern range of wall mounted and floor standing units with work tops, Neff induction hob with extractor chimney over, Neff double oven, integrated fridge/freezer, 1½ bowl sink with drainer, wall tiling, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling lights, hatch to roof space, wood flooring.

Utility Room: 3.09m x 2.15m, 2 windows to rear, cupboard housing hot water tank, central heating boiler, sink unit with cupboard below, washing machine, tumble drier, clothes pulley, ceiling light fitting, tiled floor, Cubicle with wc.

Rear Hall with ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet

Store Room: 2.42m x 2.05m, double external doors to rear, ceiling light fitting, stone floor.

Sitting Room/Kitchen: 5.14m x 3.90m, window to side, fitted with a range of wall mounted and floor standing units with work tops, sink with drainer, oven and hob with filter hood over, fridge, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet/vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 4: 4.01m x 2.65m, window to front, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Shower Room: 3.87m x 1.36m, 2 windows to rear, shower enclosure with rain-head/hand-held showers and glazed door, wc, whb, wall tiled to half height, hatch to roof space, extractor fan, ceiling light fitting, tile effect laminate flooring.

A carpeted staircase rises to the upper floor landing with window at half landing, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 1: 5..93m x 4.13m, 2 windows to front, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2: 4.02m x 3.47m, window to front, decorative fireplace with tiled inset and wood mantel, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3: 2.80m x 2.03m, window to rear, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, wood effect laminate flooring.

Bathroom: 3.50m x 1.40m, window to rear, bath with shower over and glazed screen, wc, whb, heated ladder towel rail, walls tiled to half height, hatch to roof space, extractor fan, ceiling light fitting, wood effect laminate flooring.

GARDEN

The Old Manse is pleasantly enhanced by its delightfully secluded established garden, extending to over three quarters of an acre, which is rather unique for a property so close to a town centre. The grounds are mainly laid to level lawns, interspersed with an very attractive and interesting variety of flowering shrubs and bushes, all bordered by mature hedging. The driveway, which loops round the property, is laid to gravel and there is a paved patio area to the front. Detached Double Garage.

GENERAL INFORMATION

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

Council Tax: Band E. EPC Rating: F.

Home Report: Available from the Selling Agents. Category B Listed.

Offers Over: Five Hundred Thousand Pounds (£500,000). Offers 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_0718

Contact Agent

Dawsons
Tel: 01631 563901