Listed Baronial home with beautiful loch views hits the market for a bargain price

*UPDATE: This property is no longer on the market and has been sold*

Craigard is an historic C listed baronial hall of with crow stepped gables and fortified tower, giving it a completely regal look.

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But despite a sound exterior, the interior is in need of a complete renovation/restoration, which will appeal to anyone looking for a grand project.

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Sellers Robb Residential describe the property: "An outer vestibule leads to the main reception hall, cloakroom & wc, the ground floor has four public rooms, kitchen, utility room, access to turret stair. Access to basement cellarage.

"The main central staircase off the reception hall leads to the first floor half landing and to bedroom one with en suite shower room, fitted store, access to great hall with minstrel gallery, full landing leading to main bath and shower room, bedroom 2 with en suite shower room, bedrooms three and four.

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"Access from bedroom three to tower. Rear turret staircase leading to minstrel gallery and return to lower rear hall and kitchen.

"A garage, in poor repair, is at the rear of Craigard.

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"The gardens extend to about 2.5 acres and are overgrown with dense rhododendron and feature a number of tall mature trees."

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The amount of work needing done reflects the price, which is offers over £275,000.

But once completed, Craigard could be a stunning home with an outlook to match, as it sits on the banks of overlooking the entrance to Loch Goil from Loch Long.

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The property is set in grounds of about 2.5 acres at the end of the B839 which is the minor single track road which runs along the western side of Loch Goil and connects Lochgoilhead with historic Carrick Castle.

And while the gardens are overgrown, the views of Loch Goil and the surrounding hills and glens are stunning.

Nearby Lochgoilhead has local amenities and schools, and Glasgow is about 50 miles away with Glasgow Airport 43 miles.

Arrochar (17.5 miles) has a main line rail station with services to and from Glasgow city centre as well a sleeper to London.

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Robb Residential also describe the area: "Located at the north end of the Argyll Forest Park and within the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, the area surrounding Craigard offers much in the way of outdoor pursuits including cycling routes, challenging hill climbs, walks, many miles of forest tracks for horse riding and other outdoor pursuits.

"The River Goil at Lochgoilhead has a good run of sea trout and salmon. Fishing permits can be acquired locally.

"Sea and loch fishing is also available in the area as well as a number of commercially run shoots and excellent stalking opportunities. Day permit red deer stalking is available from the Forestry Commission."