8 Cullipool Village

Cullipool Village, Cullipool, Oban, Argyll and Bute, PA34 4UB

Offers Over £140,000

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  • Charming 1 bedroom cottage
  • Ideal holiday home / rental opportunity
  • Close to sea
  • Delightful village setting
  • In easy reach of Oban town

SituationThis delightful former slate worker’s cottage is situated on the picturesque “slate” Island of Luing. The Slate Islands are a small cluster of Islands near to the pretty west highland town of Oban. The industry provided the world with much needed slate in days gone by. Luing is the largest of the Islands at a modest 1.5 miles by 6 miles long, just perfect for walking or exploring on bike. The surrounding waters are popular with kayakers and confident paddle boarders and all manner of sea activities are available. The B listed cottage nestles in the heart of the conservation village of Cullipool just a few steps away from the shore and seaside adventures. The village is one of two on Luing, a popular island with a thriving community of around 200 people. It is accessed via a regular car ferry to the mainland making it one of the most accessible of the Inner Hebridean Islands. The island benefits from a licensed store, two village halls, a church and Heritage Centre with cafe which is a short walk from the cottage. The surrounding waters enjoy an abundance of wildlife. Nature lovers can often spot otters, dolphins, basking sharks, deer and a variety of birds. Not forgetting that Luing is home to the world famous Luing cattle. The B listed cottage nestles in the heart of the conservation village of Cullipool just a few steps away from the shore and seaside adventures. The town of Oban has an extensive range of shops, retail outlets, leisure facilities and professional and healthcare services not to mention. being the gateway to the highlands and Islands with a busy ferry port. It is within easy reach by car or bus. The train line at Oban station connects the area to Glasgow and beyond. Just 5 miles to the north you can fly from “Oban airport” which is situated near Connel village, the small airport runs regular services to the Western Isles with plans to connect to Glasgow in future. Description8 Cullipool is an attractive sought after traditional old slate workers cottage full of charm and character. The property is currently enjoyed as a holiday home / holiday rental. As you enter downstairs, to the left is the kitchen. The kitchen has a multi fuel stove and traditional slate lintel feature also boasting a traditional butler sink. The shower room is also downstairs on ground level. To the right of the entrance, there is a quaint living room, again with another multi fuel stove and traditional features. Both rooms are flooded with light from the south facing windows. The attic bedroom upstairs is accessed from the sitting room. The dressing area is partitioned nicely by the staircase. As is traditional with slate worker’s cottages, there are coombed ceilings in the bedroom making for a cozy sleeping area. The cottage benefits from a more sheltered position set back from the coast but only a short walk from the beach. There is a lovely bench on the beach on which the current owners enjoy sea views and memorable sunsets.Externally the property has been repainted in fresh white paint since the pictures for this brochure were taken. The majority of the furniture will be available subject to negotiation.