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916 sq ft(85.10 sq m)
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MillsideCladich, Dalmally, Argyll, PA33 1BQ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Picturesque cottage with loch frontage onto Loch Awe
  • Occupying an elevated position with stunning views
  • Set in about 6 acres including gardens and a 3 acre field
  • Traditional stone built Victorian Cottage
  • Accommodation over 2 floors with period features throughout
  • North of the peaceful village of Cladich

Beautiful period cottage with loch frontage onto Loch Awe and set in approximately 5 acres.

About this property

  • Dating from 1880, Millside Cottage is a traditional stone built two bedroom Victorian Cottage. In 1906 the property was in fact the telephone exchange for the area and has adopted many guises before settling as a holiday cottage in the 1970s. The accommodation spans two floors and is a traditional “two up two down” with period features throughout.

    The principal rooms face towards the loch with views through a clearing, across the adjoining field and over to Loch Awe. The kitchen / diner has a modern open plan set up, with a window seat to enjoy the outlook. The sitting room is of comfortable proportions and with the addition of a wood burning stove the property has an appealing character and cosy ambiance.

    Two bedrooms are found upstairs with a further additional storage cupboard. Again each bedroom benefits from the elevated position and beautiful views.

    Gardens and Grounds

    As homely as the interiors are, it is the position and setting of Millside that are perhaps more noteworthy. The property sits with the immediate surroundings being set to lawn to the front and rear. Outwith the immediate formal gardens are more natural, wild gardens. The land is bordered on one side by the burn, and on the other by mature woodland. The sound of running water and the secluded woodland very much epitomise the appeal of Millside. Within the grounds also lie the runs of former kennels and there may be scope to reinstate these or even restore and extend (subject to the necessary planning consents).

    Beyond the road lies a field of approximately 3 acres that runs all the way down to the loch, again bordered on one side by the burn and with metal fencing on the other.

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Local information

  • Millside is a picturesque period cottage with land, stunning views and loch frontage onto Loch Awe. The property occupies an elevated position surrounded by its own land, lying just north of the village of Cladich.
  • Cladich is a peaceful village close to Loch Awe with a long history of farming and rural industry. Loch Awe has long been a haven for anglers, bird watchers, artists and nature lovers. Its location offers the outdoor enthusiast a full range of activities including hill walking, climbing, mountaineering and skiing at the Nevis Range (near Fort William) and at Glencoe. Traditional pursuits include cycling, boating, shooting, deerstalking and fishing.
  • The village of Kilmartin is accessible and both Lochgilphead and Inveraray are within reach.
  • The charming town of Oban with its ferries to the Western Isles is also within easy commuting distance.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Glasgow head north and follow the A82 up past Loch Lomond. At Tarbet turn left onto the A83. Continue along the A83 and on reaching Inveraray turn right onto the A819. Continue on this road for 11 miles, bypassing the two turnings to Cladich and staying on the A819. Approximately 1 mile past the second Cladich turn off Millside can be found set back from the road on the right hand side. Alternatively from Edinburgh / Stirling head west along the A82 and at Tyndrum turn left on to the A85 towards Dalmally.. Continue on the A85 and proceed beyond Dalmally, turning left onto the A819 towards Inveraray. Continue for 4 miles and Millside is on your left, set back from the road 50m after a stone bridge.
  • EPC Rating = G