Maggie Thomsons Cottage, Scalasaig, Isle of Colonsay, PA61 7YW
Argyll and Bute
An exciting opportunity to acquire a detached three-bedroom cottage, a wonderful family home benefitting from large conservatory and sizable garden room, set in a peaceful location on the fringe of the picturesque coastal village of Scalasaig on the Isle of Colonsay.
Situated within the village of Scalasaig on the picturesque Isle of Colonsay, Maggie Thomsons Cottage offers buyers an opportunity to acquire a wonderful three-bedroom cottage, a wonderful family in a much sought after island location.
The property is entered from the front elevation, with the main entrance door leading into a hallway. To the left, an open plan kitchen and dining room sits centrally within the property, a glorious space which blends natural finishes with modern décor, resulting in a design. The stylish kitchen design features a range of grey wall and floor units, complemented by a solid wood worktop. This wonderful space offers the perfect place to dine with family and friends. A utility room sits adjacent to the kitchen, offering additional storage space, also housing the large American-style fridge/freezer.
To the right of the hall, a spacious lounge enjoys views out to the courtyard area, flooded with natural daylight thanks to dual aspect windows. A spacious lounge is located to the right of the hall, the room is flooded with natural daylight thanks to dual aspect windows and features bi fold doors which open onto the courtyard. This room enjoys double-height ceilings, giving a sense of grandeur. A spiral staircase is positioned within the room, leading to an upper attic room, ideal for use as a home office or games room, with option for overflow accommodation as required. A second attic room is accessed from the dining area, a useful space which could be adapted for many uses.
Accommodation is provided by way of three bedrooms, each located on the ground floor of the house. Two bedrooms are positioned within the left wing of the property supported by a second kitchen, offering scope for holiday lets. Two bathrooms are located within the house, the principle one benefitting from a wonderful freestanding composite bath, a stylish addition which sits within a contrasting tiled design.
To the left of the house, a large conservatory spans the width of the property, a magnificent room offering views out to the side and front gardens. French doors open out to the garden area, effortlessly expanding the space to the outdoors. The room is flooded with natural daylight, ideal for entertaining, but well suited for use as an art or craft studio.
This well-proportioned property offers flexibility for those looking to adapt as a guest house or B&B. It should be noted that certain areas of the property would benefit from some attention and ongoing maintenance.
The property sits within mature gardens and is located in a rural position on the fringe of the coastal village of Scalasaig. The front and side gardens are mainly laid to lawn, with a number of mature trees and bushes forming the perimeter boundary.
The design of the property forms a natural courtyard, a wonderful space benefitting from a built-in BBQ area, set on an external paved patio.
A gravel driveway offers parking for several vehicles, also extending around to the side of the house. A lean-to boot room is positioned to the rear, however this is in need of repair.
The Island of Colonsay is a popular Inner Hebridean island off the west coast of Scotland measuring approximately ten miles by two miles and has a population of around 120. It is a popular holiday destination and draws regular visitors back year after year.
The island has long stretches of sandy beaches and an abundance of wildlife and plant life. Sailing, fishing cycling and walking are popular pursuits and there is a challenging 18-hole links golf course.
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From the ferry terminal, continue straight, following the road up the hill for around 650 yards. The property is located on the right, the second property after the Colonsay Hotel.
Parking is available to the front of the cottage.