View
1,949 sq ft(181.07 sq m)
Offers over £330,000

Mount StuartBlairmore, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8TJ


    Key features

    • Elegant Victorian villa built circa 1850 set in a wonderful elevated position
    • Wonderful views over Loch Long and down towards the Firth of Clyde
    • Surrounded by mainly lawned gardens with mature trees and shrubs
    • Terraced gardens to the rear taking advantage of the views
    • Bright and flexible accommodation over two levels
    • Beautiful drawing room with seven frame walk in bay window with views over the loch
    • Original cornicing and features throughout
    • Sweeping driveway provides excellent off street parking provisions
    • Access to the National Park woodland to the rear of the property

    Pretty Victorian villa occupying a beautiful position with uninterrupted open aspects over Loch Long.

    About this property

    • Mount Stuart is an elegant Victorian villa built circa 1850 and occupying a wonderful elevated waterside setting. The accommodation on the ground floor begins with a bright reception hallway with cloakroom / WC off. A beautiful drawing room with seven frame walk in bay window overlooks the shore and Loch Long. There is ornate original cornicing with a beautiful timber fire surround with an open fireplace. The formal dining room also has a deep bay window with elaborate wood mantel over the fireplace and open aspects. There is a sitting room to the rear overlooking the garden and terrace with a large open plan farmhouse style kitchen / breakfasting room which is well equipped with a fine range of base and wall mounted units and a range cooker. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a utility room and a shower room with three piece suite. The first floor accommodation comprises four well proportioned bedrooms with beautiful views and a bathroom with three piece modern white suite.

      The gardens surrounding Mount Stuart include a sweeping driveway with excellent off street parking provision and there are large mainly lawned terraced gardens to the rear with a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs and a burn running through the rear garden. To the rear of the garden there is a fence surround with a gate which leads to the National Park woodland to the rear of Mount Stuart. There is also a possibility to apply for a boat mooring across from the property.

      View payable LBTT Calculator for this property

    Lovely open views to the front to Loch Long and National Park woodland to the rear. Mainly lawned gardens surround this early Victorian villa and a wealth of traditional and modern features.

    Peter GillespieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Mount Stuart occupies a beautiful position with uninterrupted open aspects over Loch Long and down towards the Firth of Clyde. The property is surrounded by mature mainly lawned gardens with a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs with the terraced gardens to the rear taking full advantage of the views to Loch Long. Beyond the rear garden there is access to the woodland surrounding Mount Stuart.
    • Mount Stuart is set within a small community of fine Victorian houses nestled on the loch shore, approximately 8 miles from Dunoon, a thriving town which blossomed in the 19th century to become a major Clyde seaside resort and a favourite holiday spot for Glaswegians. Throughout the summer months many tourists still visit Dunoon and enjoy a walk along the promenade or a cruise down the Clyde. As the main centre of the area, Dunoon offers a range of amenities including a hospital with 24 hour A&E, library, leisure centre and a variety of shops and supermarkets. Primary and secondary schooling are available within the town in addition to more local schooling at Strone Primary. Sporting activities in the area abound, including excellent sailing, golfing, swimming, walking and both fresh and sea water fishing. There is a sailing club and marina in the Holy Loch.
    • Blairmore Pier is still in use and in the summer the Waverley paddle steamer calls weekly.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From the ferry terminal at Hunter's Quay turn right and proceed onto the A815 towards Sandbank. At Sandbank turn right at the T junction and continue along the A815. Turn right onto the A880 signposted for Kilmun. Proceed into the village of Blairmore and Mount Stuart is the left hand side.
    • EPC Rating = F