Brought to market in a true move in condition with beautifully presented, modern interiors, this generous detached cottage enjoys a wonderfully secluded position on the fringes of Whiting Bay, surrounded by vast garden grounds, situated within easy walking distance of Whiting Bay itself and close to all the village and the rest of the island has to offer. The four-bedroom, two-shower room cottage is ideal for families and those looking for flexible accommodation, with spacious, multi-purpose rooms and generous gardens in which to relax and enjoy the outdoors.
Generous detached cottage in Whiting Bay
Beautifully presented, tasteful interiors
Spacious and flexible accommodation
Long entrance hall with built-in storage
Sunny, dual-aspect living room with log-burning stove
Fabulous open-plan kitchen/dining room with pantry
Separate utility room
Four good-sized double bedrooms
One en-suite shower room
Additional large shower room
Oil-fired central heating (new boiler in 2022)
Timber double-glazed windows
Generous garden grounds with summerhouse/workshop
Large private driveway for ample off-road parking
Entrance – Welcoming you into Lilybank Cottage
You step through the front door of Lilybank Cottage into a long and welcoming hallway with built-in storage, where a glimpse is given of the accommodation to follow with neutral décor and wood-styled flooring.
Living room – Elegant and cosy room for relaxing as a family
The living room is illuminated by dual-aspect windows, with two benefiting from a southeast-facing aspect and capturing sunny natural light. The reception area is tastefully decorated in on-trend tones and boasts a warming log-burning stove which creates an ideal focal point around which furniture can be arranged.
Kitchen/dining room – Fabulous and well-appointed entertaining space
The open-plan kitchen/dining room is sure to be the sociable heart of the home, with space for a dining table and chairs set next to an open fire and two sets of French doors opening onto patio areas in the garden – perfect for alfresco dining and summer barbecuing! Space is also provided for a small lounge area, if desired. The kitchen itself is well-appointed with contemporary, gloss-white wall and base cabinets, framed by spacious coordinating worktops and featuring integrated appliances comprising an oven, a gas hob, an extractor hood, and a wine cooler. A walk-in pantry offers space for additional appliances and excellent storage, and the kitchen is further supplemented by a utility area in the hall.
Bedrooms – Tranquil and versatile sleeping areas
The cottage accommodates four double bedrooms. The larger two are particularly spacious and offer ample space for furniture, with the principal supplemented by an en-suite shower room. Bedroom two could alternative be utilised as a family room/additional reception area, and the remaining two bedrooms neighbour each other, offering potential to be reconfigured into one large room or even used as a separate annexe, if desired.
Shower rooms – Attractive washrooms
The principal bedroom’s en-suite comprises a large corner shower enclosure with stylish marble-inspired tiling, a basin set into vanity storage with a matching splashback, a WC, a chrome towel radiator, and a handy storage unit. The airy family shower room completes the accommodation and comes replete with a deluxe walk-in enclosure with a rainfall showerhead and handset, a basin set into a large storage unit, a concealed-cistern WC, and a towel radiator.
The home is kept warm by an oil-fired central heating system (powered by a boiler fitted in 2022) and benefits from timber double-glazed windows throughout.
Externals and parking – Extensive gardens and excellent private parking
Externally, the fabulous home is perfectly complemented by generous garden grounds, with large, neatly lawned areas, patios for outdoor seating and barbecuing, and a border of mature trees to ensure ultimate privacy and seclusion. The gardens also include a versatile summerhouse/workshop, a log store, and a bike store. Excellent private parking is provided by a multi-car driveway.
Whiting Bay is located on the south east corner of the island and overlooks the Firth of Clyde, with views to the very southern point of Scotland. The village provides a newsagent, post office, pharmacy, two general food stores, café/bar, restaurant, bistro, hardware store and a farm shop. There is a craft outlet and art gallery, as well as a picturesque 18-hole golf course. Primary schooling is available in the village and secondary schooling is found at the High School in Lamlash. The surrounding area provides some of Arran’s most scenic walks, not only along the shoreline, but also through the forest to Glenashdale Falls