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Elegant sandstone Victorian villa thought to date from 1888
Generous room sizes and plenty of original features
Set in a magnificent position with uninterrupted open aspects over the beach
Flexible family accommodation over two floors
Sun room / conservatory taking full advantage of the beautiful views
Mature mainly lawned gardens and numerous outbuildings
Handsome Victorian house in outstanding position by historic west coast beach and golf course.
Machrihanish House sits within exceptionally well maintained, mature mainly lawned gardens with the front garden having uninterrupted aspects over the beach to the Atlantic. Machrihanish Beach was the favoured location of one of Scotland's finest impressionist painters, William McTaggart.
Around the corner from Machrihanish House lies the world famous Machrihanish Golf Course, a world top 100 course, laid out in 1879 by "Old" Tom Morris himself. Recently a second course, Machrihanish Dunes, has been built, designed by the renowned golf course architect David McLay Kidd. Machrihanish Dunes has been named as one of the UK and Ireland's Top 100 Courses by Golf World magazine.
Machrihanish House is located on the landward side of the road, a short distance from local amenities such as the recently refurbished Ugadale Hotel and has spectacular panoramic views towards Islay and Jura and across the Machrihanish Bay. The town of Campbeltown is well served by many high street and local shops including supermarkets, several garages, a college, schools, a medical centre/hospital and yacht club. Machrihanish Airport is approximately 3 miles away from Machrihanish House and there are regular weekday flights to and from Glasgow with a flight time of approximately 30 minutes.
This elegant, sandstone Victorian villa built circa 1888 displays typically generous room sizes and plenty of original features. Machrihanish House is set in a magnificent position with uninterrupted open aspects over the beach to the Atlantic and is surrounded by carefully tended, mainly lawned gardens with a wide variety of mature trees and shrubs which provide seasonal colour. Within the grounds there are numerous outbuildings including stores, gardener's toilet and former coach house / garage.
The accommodation on the ground floor begins with an entrance vestibule leading to a bright reception hallway with cloakroom off and additional WC. There is also an inner hallway leading to a shower room which has a four piece white suite. The drawing room has beautiful open aspects with ornate cornicing and feature fireplace and the formal dining room has window aspects to the front overlooking the gardens and beyond to the Atlantic Ocean. There is a sitting room / study which could be utilised for a variety of purposes, an access hallway leading to the sun room / conservatory which again takes full advantage of the beautiful open aspects to the front of the property. We understand that this part of the house was built in the 1930s. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a large open plan kitchen / breakfasting room with a porch leading to the rear garden. There are stairs off the kitchen leading to mid landing level with two former maid's bedrooms. The first floor accommodation comprises four well proportioned double sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.
Square Footage: 2862 sq ft
From Glasgow travel westbound on the M8 leaving at Junction 30 and crossing the Erskine Bridge. Proceed onto the A82 towards Tarbet and then take the A83 at Tarbet through Inveraray and Lochgilphead to Tarbert. At Tarbert continue along the A83 down the Kintyre Peninsula to Campbeltown. From Campbeltown head west along the B842 and B843, following signs for Machrihanish. On entering Machrihanish continue past the Machrihanish Golf Course and the Ugadale Hotel. Machrihanish House is on the left hand side at the shore front.
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