Achnacoin Cottages

Dalmally, Argyll and Bute, PA33 1AS

Offers Over £525,000

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  • Two lovely 2 bedroom modular homes with well-proportioned reception spaces
  • High quality stables with 3 loose boxes, hay store and a tack room
  • Pretty paddock leading to the River Orchy
  • Beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and glens
  • Superb location close to Crianlarich, Oban and Glencoe
  • Opportunity to be a full time home or continue as a holiday let

SITUATIONAchnacoin Cottages lie in the village of Dalmally in the county of Argyll and Bute. Dalmally is a pretty village near Kilchurn Castle on the A85, the main route to Oban and the West Coast. The village has a great range of local amenities including a village shop, surgery, pharmacy, community centre and primary school. Dalmally also has great transport links with a train station offering regular West Highland Line services to Oban and Glasgow.The popular town of Oban is only 35 minutes drive and provides a superb range of facilities including supermarkets, local and national retailers, cafes and restaurants and primary and secondary schooling. Oban also provides ferry services to the Hebrides. Tyndrum can be reached in just 15 minutes and Glencoe in 45 minutes. The centre of Glasgow is easily reached in approximately 1 hour 45 minutes drive with its excellent city amenities and international airport.Achnacoin Cottages are ideally located to make the most that the highlands of Scotland and the stunning west coast have to offer. For hikers there is a superb network of paths locally, the West Highland Way nearby and no less than 9 Munros within 10 miles of the property. There is also a good network of cycle tracks and paths for mountain biking. Water sports can be enjoyed locally in Oban and skiing is available at the well-regarded Glencoe Mountain Resort.DESCRIPTIONAchnacoin Cottages comprises two beautiful modular homes that provide cosy, stylish accommodation with the opportunity to create a wonderful lifestyle with ample flexibility. Designed by The Wee House Company the houses are efficient and easy to maintain with a timber finish under a corrugated roof.The first cottage, Achnacoin, lies closer to the paddock and stables and has a cosy sitting room with a wood burning stove and French doors to the decking in the garden. Off the sitting room is a modern kitchen which also has a door to the garden. There are two generous double bedrooms which have ample natural light and are tastefully decorated as well as a spacious family bathroom. Within the garden is a sturdy, insulated, wooden shed with lights and power sockets that could be a studio or children’s summerhouse.The second cottage, Fortingall, sits just to the east of Achnacoin and has a lovely open plan kitchen and sitting room with French doors to a private deck. There are two generous double bedrooms and a family bathroom with a large walk in shower.The houses offer flexibility with the potential for a multitude of different uses from continuing as a holiday let, to providing superb full time home with the opportunity for multigenerational living.ACCOMMODATIONAchnacoin: Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Kitchen, 2 Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.Fortingall: Entrance Hall, Open Plan Kitchen/Sitting Room, 2 Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.GARDEN AND GROUNDSAchnacoin Cottages enjoy a lovely location within a generous plot extending to approximately 5.60 acres (2.27 hectares). Each of the cottages has a private decking and front garden with a communal garden area to the rear and both have access to off street parking with ample room for multiple cars.Further to the garden space there is a generous paddock which has previously been used as a smallholding but in recent years has been allowed to return more to nature providing habitat for a wide variety of plants, insects, animals and birds and creating a lovely peaceful space to enjoy the surroundings. Running right down to the River Orchy the paddock is surrounded by beautiful native trees and also has a pretty burn running up the wester edge. Enclosed by fencing the paddock could easily be used again for smallholding purposes or for keeping horses, and also has the potential to be a space for a variety of other uses, subject to the necessary permissions.The paddock has its own access from the public road with well maintained track that leads down to the stables. The stables are sturdy and well maintained with three loose boxes and a hay store/ tack room.