49 Easdale offers buyers an opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented traditional quarryman cottage on the ever-popular island of Easdale. The property offers one-bedroom accommodation over a single level and encompasses an extended mature garden to the rear.
Entrance to the property is though a more recent extension to the front elevation of the original property, which houses a stylish fitted kitchen. The glazed side elevation of the kitchen offers open views across the communal green, and beyond to the Easdale Bay.
A combined sitting room with dining area is located centrally, tastefully decorated to enhance the original stone feature walls. To the rear of the property, the bedroom benefits from a high ceiling design which cleverly incorporates a mezzanine level, perfect for storage of larger items.
The layout is completed by way of a well specified family bathroom - accessed from the kitchen, along with a substantial attic room and ground floor storage cupboard.
The property is set in a tranquil island location, with a rocky beach located around 30 meters away. To the front, a communal green is mostly laid to lawn, complimented by mature shrubs and bushes.
The rear garden offers a place to sit and enjoy the tranquil island surroundings. A garden shed gives the convenience of storage and workshop space.
Access around the island is by foot or bicycle, with no vehicle roads leading to the property, further adding to the charm and appeal of this enchanting Scottish island.
The car-free Island of Easdale is the smallest permanently inhabited island in the Inner Hebrides. Encircled by the Atlantic, it sits within an area of Scotland renowned for its wild beauty, rugged landscapes and amazing pristine marine environment. It is known as the island that roofed the world due to its slate mining history and is renowned these days as the home of the World Stone Skimming Championships.
Easdale Island has in total 71 inhabited houses, of which 30 are occupied by permanent residents. There is a small pub and restaurant, a museum and a playpark for the kids, as well as an award-winning hall with a fantastic and varied programme of events throughout the year. The surrounding area abounds with outdoor sporting and leisure opportunities and is renowned for its excellent sailing waters.
The main local centre is Oban, approximately 16 miles to the north, where secondary schooling is available. It is an extremely attractive and popular tourist destination which is the hub of North Argyll. The town is home to the principal Caledonian MacBrayne ferry terminal for services to the Inner and Outer Hebrides. The adjacent railway station sees trains operate several times a day to Glasgow and beyond.