Deck The Halls at Holly Tree Cottage


House-hunters seeking festive flair are being given the chance to dream by the fire with family this Christmas in a spacious home in Barcaldine, Argyll.

On the market for the first time since its original construction, Holly Tree Cottage is a well-designed, four-bedroom detached home with a mature, south facing garden set in the picturesque settlement on the shores of Loch Creran and close to Loch Etive.holly-tree-kitchen

It is in excellent decorative order and walk in condition, with a mixture of carpeting and vinyl flooring and a neutral colour scheme adopted throughout. Benefitting from oil fired central heating the property offers warm and welcoming accommodation to keep you warm against the winter wonderland outside.

To add to the whole attractive package, Holly Tree Cottage also boasts an integral double garage, which has been finished to a high standard and offers the home buyer the opportunity to expand the living accommodation subject to planning consent.holly-tree-lounge

The well-proportioned property is set across two storeys and located just 11 miles outside of Oban. It is on currently on the market with the Oban office of Estate Agents and Surveyors Bell Ingram for a guide price of £315,000.

Will Banham, of Bell Ingram in Oban, said: “This property offers potential for a large or expanding family looking for the ideal home, and it has the perfect name to bring a little festive cheer to the buyer.

“The fact that it is in walk in condition also adds to its charm, as it offers the fantastic possibility for a family to move in in time for Christmas, and spend the day together by the cosy fireplace.holly-tree-master

“Holly Tree Cottage offers the best of both worlds in terms of accessibility – boasting a peaceful setting which guarantees privacy, while its close proximity to the thriving town of Oban provides the perfect mix of both urban and rural facilities.”

The property consists of an open plan lounge/dining area with sliding doors giving access to the garden and large patio area, a good sized kitchen, WC and storage cupboards.

On the first floor, there are four bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom is located at the front of the property and has an en-suite.holly-tree-garden-2

The well maintained garden includes a patio area which is sheltered on two sides by a historic stone wall, making it the perfect place to build a snowman.

Barcaldine is a popular settlement and its close proximity to two Lochs means it offers access to unlimited outdoor pursuits, including loch and sea fishing, forest walks, hill walking, mountain climbing, off road cycling, diving and sailing.

The village also has a marina which offers deep water mooring, a short stay pontoon and onshore amenities.

Viewings are strictly by appointment only and can be arranged through Bell Ingram’s Oban office on 01631 566 122.

Established 117 years ago, Bell Ingram has 130 professional staff across 11 UK offices including: farm, estate and forestry managers; chartered surveyors, estate agents, architects, planners, and building surveyors; and tourism, GIS mapping, and renewable energy specialists.

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Published on 6th December 2016