A healthy out­look on life

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SPEC­TAC­U­LAR High­land Perthshire scenery comes as stan­dard with Tigh an Lighiche, a con­tem­po­rary house sit­u­ated on the east­ern banks of Loch Ran­noch – a lo­ca­tion that of­fers a coun­try life­style and di­verse out­door op­por­tu­ni­ties while also close to ameni­ties and pri­mary school Kin­loch Ran­noch vil­lage.

It also has a pri­vate beach area care­fully cul­ti­vated by the present own­ers to pro­vide a tran­quil wa­ter­side oa­sis.

De­signed to max­i­mize the set­ting and grounds and spec­tac­u­lar views, this is a size­able home with full height win­dows and a pre­dom­i­nantly open-plan ground floor liv­ing area – sit­ting room flow­ing through into the din­ing room, off which is a spa­cious fam­ily room/in­te­grated kitchen and ad­join­ing util­ity, plus two bed­rooms and a bath­room.

Up­stairs off a min­strel-style

LIV­ING in a beau­ti­ful area has health ben­e­fits, says a new sci­en­tific study by a team from War­wick Busi­ness School, whose find­ings re­vealed those liv­ing in the most scenic ar­eas re­ported bet­ter health.

As Scot­land has a wealth of beau­ti­ful spa­ces in beau­ti­ful places, the own­ers of th­ese three prop­er­ties may have a new feel-good ben­e­fit to shout about...

BON­NIE ON THE CLYDE: Lin­net House boasts im­pres­sive Firth of Clyde views.

OC­CU­PY­ING a prime lo­ca­tion in the Up­per West End of He­lens­burgh’s con­ser­va­tion area where it ben­e­fits from south-fac­ing views of the Clyde, Lin­net House is one of the few in­tact Vic­to­rian houses re­main­ing on Queen Street – and with a floor area of over 5,000 square feet, it’s an im­pres­sive property both in­side and out. gallery is a mas­ter bed­room with ex­ten­sive built-in wardrobes and en suite bath­room, two fur­ther bed­rooms, and a shower room, while the gallery land­ing ex­tends into a 19ft open study area with Velux win­dows.

The property also has a de­tached dou­ble garage with

The main house has three prin­ci­pal re­cep­tion rooms, – plus a study, bath­room, util­ity and a 25ft kitchen/break­fast room.

Up­stairs is a bed­room off the half land­ing and three dou­ble bed­rooms on the first floor (one with en suite shower room while two bed­rooms have a bath­room be­tween them) – and a few steps up is a fifth bed­room with en suite. But that’s not all; at the rear of the house is a four-roomed an­nex plus laun­dry room, shower room and WC.

Ac­cessed in suit­ably grand style via a tree-lined drive­way lead­ing to a de­tached garage, Sav­ills’ Glas­gow of­fice is mar­ket­ing Lin­net House at of­fers over £650,000. store­room above (cur­rently used as a gym) and a gate at the bot­tom of the gar­den ac­cesses the beach.

With iconic views to Schiehal­lion, Ran­noch Moor and Loch Ran­noch – Tigh an Lighiche is a one-off, for sale with CKD Gal­braith’s Perth of­fice at of­fers over £430,000. INVERKYLES is a tra­di­tional stone-built villa sit­u­ated on the Clyde coast at To­ward, on the Cowal Penin­sula close to the land­mark To­ward light­house and only six miles from Dunoon.

Aside from the al­lure of the sea – the shore is only a few feet from the end of the front gar­den – the house oc­cu­pies size­able gar­den grounds that in­clude a pa­tio, dou­ble bed­room and an in­ner hall­way lead­ing to a util­ity, bath­room with steam bath and shower, play­room/fifth bed­room, study and large fam­ily room with Velux win­dows.

Up­stairs, there are three dou­ble bed­rooms.

This is a sub­stan­tial property in an out­stand­ing set­ting – for sale with Robb Res­i­den­tial at of­fers over £399,000.

Of­fers over £430k

LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE: Tigh an Lighiche’s stun­ning full height win­dows make the most of nat­u­ral sun­light and af­ford views across the ex­panse of Loch Ran­noch.

Of­fers over £650k

Of­fers over £399k

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