Traditional Loch Lomond cottage ideal for DIY project

If a remote cottage with unspoiled views of Loch Lomond and nearby walks ticks your dream property boxes then Doune Cottage may be your ideal home...if you enjoy a project.

Picture: Doune Cottage, Galbraith

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On the market with Galbraith for offers over £75,000, the property comprises of a derelict detached cottage and two outbuildings - all of which are in need of a complete renovation.

The site offers unparalleled views of Loch Lomond towards the picturesque hamlet of Ardlui and provides excellent walking opportunities along the West Highland Way.

Doune Cottage is situated in a private position on the east bank of Loch Lomond, with access to the property only available by ferry or by walking along the West Highland Way. So if you're looking for peace and quiet, you will definitely find it here.

Picture: Doune Cottage is perfect for those looking to escape city life, Galbriath

Ardlui, the nearest town, offers hotel accommodation and a train line that goes from Glasgow Queen Street to Mallaig. There's also a holiday park, which is busy during the summer period.

Tarbet, located eight miles away, has a primary school, post office, the popular Bay Tarbet Hotel, a petrol station and church.

Arrochar stands at the head of Loch Long and has access to the Arrochar and Tarbet railway station, on the West Highland Line as well as local amenities including shops, walks, a primary school and pubs.

Doune Cottage is a traditional derelict cottage and outbuildings which provides a very rare opportunity to create an attractive property in a beautiful position on the tranquil east banks of the Loch.

The property sits in an elevated position above the east banks, and provides panoramic views to the west over Loch Lomond and Ben Vorlich.

Picture: Doune Cottage offers spectacular views of Loch Lomond, Galbraith

The site sits within 2.44 acres of its own land which extends east from the Loch Lomond shoreline.

The land comprises a mix of rough grazing with naturally seeding shrubs and trees dotted throughout.

The property is west facing under the guise of the steep hills with a mix of native woodlands located to the east.