Savills | Abbeystone, Kilmun, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8RY | Property for sale
3,488 sq ft(324.05 sq m)
Offers over £575,000

AbbeystoneKilmun, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 8RY

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Traditional villa with magnificent views
  • In excellent order
  • Overlooks Holy Loch
  • Mature gardens and woodland
  • Annexe
  • Approximately 1.5 acres of land

Exceptional villa overlooking the Holy Loch.

About this property

  • Abbeystone is an elegant sandstone detached villa, originally built in 1825 and extended over the years. The property has been renovated by the current owners and beautiful south facing aspects take advantage of the Holy Loch. The accommodation on the ground floor begins with a welcoming reception hallway; off here is the beautiful south facing drawing room and formal dining room with access to the Amdega conservatory which takes full advantage of the beautiful views. There is a modern fitted kitchen with a good range of wall mounted units, integrated appliances and breakfast bar. A playroom is also located on the ground floor along with a cloakroom/WC. There is a separate annexe to the east of the property comprising study, double bedroom, utility room and additional cloakroom/WC.

    The upper accommodation is reached by main and secondary staircases and comprises six bedrooms, the principal bedroom with en suite shower room, and there are two further bathrooms. As mentioned, the east side of the house could easily be made into a separate annexe or letting accommodation.

    Surrounding the property there are outbuildings including former stables and coach house. The outbuildings also offer garaging.

    The grounds surrounding Abbeystone are a credit to the current owners with mature lawns with a wide variety of trees and shrubs which provide seasonal colour. At the eastern side there is a sheltered garden with decked seating area, while to the rear side of the property there is a sloping area leading to ancient native woodlands which provide shelter and privacy. Not just benefitting from the stunning views, the property also offers the opportunity for mooring.

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Abbeystone is one of the finest villas on the Cowal Peninsula and its elevated site takes full advantage of the views to the Holy Loch. Wonderful family home with annexe offering potential for extended family or could be used for rental.

Peter GillespieProperty agent

Local information

  • Abbeystone occupies an exceptional, elevated, south facing position within the hamlet of Kilmun with magnificent uninterrupted open aspects over the Holy Loch and down the Clyde estuary. The surrounding grounds are mainly level with a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs. The ground gently slopes to the rear incorporating mature woodland. The local facilities in Dunoon include extensive professional services: library, leisure centre, swimming pool. There is a primary school in nearby Strone and secondary schooling in Dunoon. Abbeystone is set within the National Argyll Forest Park and the property is a few minutes drive from the towering Californian redwoods at Benmore and the stunning beauty of the freshwater Loch Eck. The area is highly popular with tourists for its natural beauty and forest trails and hillside tracks.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Glasgow city centre, head west along the M8 and continue for about 21 miles and beyond Port Glasgow. Continue into Gourock and reaching the Western Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Hunters Quay in Dunoon. Leave the terminal and turn right on the (A815) through Sandbank. Continue along the A880 signposted Kilmun. Continue through Kilmun towards Strone and Abbeystone is located on the left hand side. Satnav navigation: PA23 8RY.
  • EPC Rating = E
  • Tenure = Freehold