Impressive Victorian villa with panoramic views across the Kyles of Bute and beyond. Ideally located on the edge of the village with easy access to the local amenities and fantastic sailing experiences. 4 double bedrooms, sitting room, kitchen family room, boot room, study, dining room, home gym, conservatory, family bathroom, shower room and ensuite to the master bedroom. The property further benefits from many original features, a private mooring, good size gardens which attract an abundance of wildlife, a private driveway and parking with a large detached garage (high entrance and roof for boat storage), stone outbuildings, ground source heating system with underfloor heating thought the property, 1 x multi fuel stove. 2 x woodburning stoves, floored attic for storage or viewing gallery and recent high performance triple glazing. On occupation the current owners rewired and reroofed the property and meticulously maintained the property when required. The property is served by mains electric, water and Broadband, 4G and digital television are available. Drainage is to a private septic tank
Storm doors with feature portholes leading to the entrance porch. Semi glazed door to the lower hallway with tiled flooring, storage cupboard, cornicing, feature pendant lighting and sweeping staircase.
Spacious formal room with wonderful loch views through the bay window, a wall mounted wood burning stove, book shelving, tiled flooring, TV point, feature lighting and cornicing. Ample space for lounge furniture and door leading to the study/hobby room.
Very useful additional living space that is currently used as a home office and hobby room. Loch views to the front, multi fuel stove, tiled flooring and ample space for freestanding furniture.
Kitchen / family room
The heart of the home where most of the socialising happens. Lounge area with dual aspect loch views, glazed door leading to the south facing patio to the side, woodburning stove, tiled flooring and TV point. Kitchen area with white gloss units, breakfast bar, coriam worktops with seamless molded sink, chefs flexible mixer tap, twin ovens, induction hob, extractor hood, American fridge freezer and downlights. Frameless glazed doors lead to the rear conservatory and boot room.
Tucked out of the way and stores the heat pump and hot water. Ideal place to dry coats and boots.
Good size double glazed conservatory that enjoys the sun from mid morning through to the evening. Slate effect tiles, underfloor heating, power points, French doors to the rear garden and ample space for conservatory furniture.
Formal dining room that is located across the hall from the kitchen for family occasions. Ample space for a dresser, large dining table and chairs. Tiled flooring, feature pendant lighting, French doors leading out the rear patio bbq area. Side door leading to the home gym and shower room area.
Vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, fully glazed to one side and the rear with sliding doors leading out the patio, bbq and hot tub area. Currently used as a gym with ample space for equipment and moving around. An excellent addition to the property where the uses and possibilities are endless.
Located off the gym for ease of use after training. Modern white three piece suite with large walk in rain shower, WC, WHB, fully tiled with a mixture of textures and colours. Extractor fan and under floor heating with thermostatic control.
Traditional staircase with a wrought iron balustrade, real wood banister, carpet runner and a half landing shower room. Upper landing with ample space for storage furniture and bamboo flooring.
Located on the half landing. Modern white three piece suite with WC, WHB, walk in frameless shower enclosure, thermostatic mixer shower, fully tiled, underfloor heating, window to the rear and skylight above.
Spacious master bedroom with en suite facilities and wonderful loch views. Bamboo flooring, pendant lighting and ample space for freestanding furniture.
Stunning four piece master en suite with freestanding rolltop bath, thermostatic shower enclosure, WC and twin wash hand basins set on a glass shelf with storage below and mirrors above. Fully tiled, underfloor heating, downlights and velux window above.
Large double bedroom with fantastic loch views to the front, bamboo flooring, spotlights and ample space for bedroom furniture.
Good size double bedroom with rural views to the rear, bamboo flooring, pendant lighting and ample space for freestanding furniture.
Double bedroom with ample space for freestanding furniture and ladders leading to the converted attic with storage/viewing gallery. Rural views to the rear, pendant lighting and bamboo flooring.
A fantastic additional storage space with elevated views of the loch to the front and countryside to the rear. 5 velux balcony windows that open out with side balustrade to enjoy the view even more, power pints and lighting. Accessed by drop down ladder in bedroom four.
Altafearn benefits from a private mooring adjacent to the house and comes with some great outdoor space that you can while your days away. Private driveway, parking, a large detached garage that has extra high doors and roof space for boat storage, concrete base, power and light. There are a selection of smaller outbuildings/coal cellars for potting plants and wood storage. The garden is set out in a natural them with ponds and mature planting to attract wildlife and insects alike, gravel paths, a polytunnel, veg patches and raised flower beds. There are multiple seating, patios and vantage points to enjoy the views and outdoor life all day long. To the rear and through the home gym sliding doors there is a heated hot tub (available by separate negotiation) where you can unwind in privacy after a hard shift in the garden or gym. The property is on the mains water system but also has the benefit of a private water borehole for future or emergency use.
Alnafearn sits in a commanding position opposite the shore, with stunning views over the Kyles of Bute. The house is within walking distance of local provision shops and hotels, as well as a nine hole golf course and a tennis court. The nearby village of Tighnabruaich has an assortment of shops and a doctors surgery with a pharmacy.
Tighnabruaich has its own primary school and secondary schooling is available at Dunoon which is approximately 24 miles away.
The area offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits and is well known for its natural beauty and dramatic scenery. Ever popular with the sailing fraternity, the area has also much to offer wildlife enthusiasts - cormorants, herons, guillemots, seals, dolphins, porpoises and basking sharks have all been observed. Sea, river and loch fishing are available in the area. The Cowal Way offers walkers the opportunity to follow a new long distance footpath from Portavadie on Loch Fyne to Ardgartan on Loch Long, through little known and remote countryside. The route is divided into six one day sections, with an additional seven circular walks linked to the main route. The worlds last sea going paddle steamer, the Waverley, calls regularly at Tighnabruaich on excursions. The Kyles of Bute Sailing Club is in the village as well as the Tighnabruaich Sailing School which offers a variety of courses for all levels of experience.