Achnaba Lochgilphead, Argyle and Bute, Scotland, PA31 8RY

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Rettie are delighted to present to the market, an extremely rare opportunity to acquire these town house conversions set within this former hunting lodge overlooking the Loch Fyne coast, close to Lochgilphead. Developed by Messrs M&K Macleod Ltd, Achnaba House dates back to the late 1800s and has been used mainly as a family residence for many years before its conversion. Set within manicured mature grounds, the developers have modernised the interior while being sympathetic to the historic importance of the building and the site itself. With all new fixtures and fitting, glazing and heating systems, these properties are very much a mixture modern and traditional living. The developer has created beautiful features including cornicework, woodwork and have utilised local materials such as Achnaba Stone.

Accessed via a walled entrance, a sweeping drive gives way to a sizeable gravel area for parking for residents, set amongst mature trees and level lawns. To the front, there are mature trees on the north side and to the rear, a large communal lawn with breathtaking views across Loch Fyne and the south with residents’ access down to the shoreline.

Number 1 Achnaba is an excellent duplex townhouse circa 2,421 square feet (225 square metres) with five bedrooms at Ground, Lower Ground and First floor levels. At ground level, there is a lovely entrance hallway with large storage cupboard which also houses the heating tank, a superb lounge with feature fireplace and southerly views, a large, fitted dining kitchen, and modern shower room/WC, and a large bedroom with built in cupboard. At lower ground level, there is an additional WC and bedroom with private rear entrance. At first floor level are three further double bedrooms all with built in storage. The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room There is also a family bathroom and additional cupboard on the first-floor landing. Overall, the property benefits from full re-wiring, expert joinery, new cornice work, new glazing, new heating system, manicured grounds and private residents parking.

Number 2 Achnaba is a spectacular triplex townhouse circa 3455 square feet (320 square metres) with five bedrooms, three bathrooms and quite stunning views to the south. A large entrance hallway with cupboard gives way to a small step into a large reception hallway with further excellent storage. Standing in the hallway, one will note the original staircase with its beautiful woodwork which leads upstairs to the first floor. From the hallway, wooden floors give access to the sizeable lounge with feature fireplace (in Achnaba Stone). The lounge also allows private level access via double doors onto the communal gardens with stone pillar entrance to provide an amazing feature point of this particular property. The lounge also gives access to the excellent dining kitchen with a number of wall and base mounted units along with integrated appliances. The kitchen also benefits from a stunning oriel bay window with space for a dining table and stunning views to the south over the gardens and loch. The kitchen can also be accessed from the hallway and there is also a modern WC adjacent to the kitchen.

The beautiful staircase leads up to the first floor where it returns back on itself to a large landing area which leads to three bedrooms. There are two spacious bedrooms with built in wardrobes which could also be used as a study or even master bedroom walk-in wardrobe. The master bedroom is well positioned with another oriel bay window and views over Loch Fyne. There is also an en-suite bathroom in the master suite with over bath shower. There is an additional family bathroom at first floor level. At second floor level, there are another two bedrooms, south facing and a spacious bathroom with sperate bath and shower. Overall, the property benefits from full re-wiring, expert joinery, new cornice work, new glazing, new heating system, manicured grounds and private residents parking.

3 Achnaba House is a triplex conversion with five bedrooms and three bathrooms circa 2658 square feet (247 square metres), with views to the north and south. The entrance hall gives way to a fantastic lounge with oriel bay window with views over the gardens and Loch along with a feature fireplace. The lounge also gives way to a generously sized study which could alternatively be used as a playroom or even further guest bedroom if required. There is a fantastic dining kitchen with a number of wall and base mounted units at ground floor level also. A stunning custom built, wooden staircase leads to the upper levels and at first floor, there are three bedrooms and a family bathroom. Two bedrooms face north while the master bedroom has an oriel bay window facing south which floods the room in natural light. The master also has a an excellent en-suite bathroom which again faces south. At the upper level, There are a further two bedrooms and additional bathroom. Overall, the property benefits from full re-wiring, expert joinery, new cornice work, new glazing, new heating system, manicured grounds and private residents parking.

Achnaba House is a historic building within Argyll and its grounds, views and layout of all three townhouses offers a rare opportunity to acquire a high-end property on the Scottish coastline. Achnaba is well located for access to Loch Fyne but also the surrounding areas in Argyll & Bute. Lochgilphead is a short drive away with a range of amenities and is an ideal base for those looking to explore outdoor pursuits such as fishing, sailing and walking. Loch Fyne is renowned for its scenery and restaurants while Tarbert, Campbeltown and Inverary all offer numerous amenities also. The west coast of Scotland and it’s islands are also accessible by car and ferry. Achnaba House is a unique property which is set in idyllic grounds, with Loch Fyne on its doorstep.

Siobhan Cox


Rettie Bearsden

0141 943 3150


Selling Agents:

Rettie Bearsden
165 Milngavie Road
G61 3DY

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165 Milngavie Road, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G61 3DY
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