High Road, PA21

Tregortha is a handsome Victorian villa built on an elevated site which affords spectacular views over the famous sailing waters of the Kyles of Bute, the beautiful Isle of Bute, and if the skies are clear, to the hills of the Isle of Arran.


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Tregortha is currently trading as a well established and successful Guest House (tregortha.co.uk) but could equally be a superb family or holiday home. At present the downstairs apartments are used by the owners while the upstairs bedrooms are guest rooms. 

Externally the house has a new white painted finish under a tiled roof and internally has been recently redecorated to a high standard retaining many period features such as panelled doors, ceiling roses and picture rails. There are two main entrances: one from the front of the property and one from the side, next to the garage. All windows and entrance/exit doors are uPVC double glazed except the storm doors and the inner entrance door to the front.

The property is heated throughout by an oil-fired central heating system, except the conservatory and the utility room which have wall mounted electric heaters. The central heating boiler is located in the garage and the oil storage tank in the hard standing area at the rear of the property.

All bedrooms, upstairs and downstairs have newly fitted carpets. The main hallway dowstairs has a solid oak floor. The living room, office and conservatory have laminate flooring. 

From the front of the house, entrance is gained through double timber storm doors into an inner vestibule and then into a bright spacious hallway featuring traditional period details, a large walk-in storage cupboard and a smaller shelved cupboard. The living room, the master bedroom, the second downstairs bedroom, the kitchen, the family bathroom and the office are all accessed from this hallway. The utility room is accessed via the kitchen. A door from the utility room leads to the back garden. A door from the office leads to a second hallway which gives access to the conservatory and the upper floor. An entrance/exit door leads from the second hallway to the outside area at the side of the property.



  • Living Room:   4.56m x 4.00m   (15'0" x 13'1") 

The living room is a spacious sunny room which views over the Kyles of Bute. There is a traditional oak fireplace with mirrored overmantle and multi-fuel stove. A connecting door leads from this room into the conservatory.  


  • Master Bedroom:   14.24m x 4.00m   (13'11" x 13'1")

Large sunny room with sea views. 


  •  Bedroom:   4.00m x 2.63m   (13'1" x 8'8")  

Double sized bedroom with ensuite shower room. Storage cupboard built into the space above the ensuite. Window to side of property.


  • Kitchen:   3.56m x 3.33m   (11'8" x 10'11") and
  • Utility Room:   3.27m x 2.30m   (10'9" x 7'7")

Dining size kitchen with modern wall and floor fitted units with worktops and tiled splashbacks. Inset stainless steel sink. Cookmaster range gas cooker, stainless steel externally vented hood and stainless steel splashback. Under worktop fridge, dishwasher. Window to rear. A door from the kitchen leads to the utility room with fitted units as kitchen, with fridge freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled flooring.


  • Bathroom:   2.57m x 1.49m   (8'5" x 4'11") 

Modern fully-tiled bathroom with bath and (high-flow) shower. Small window to rear.


  • Office:   4.00m x 2.37m   (13'1" x 7'9")

Currently used as an office but could equally be a dining room, gym, playroom or TV/sitting room. 


  • Conservatory:   4.46m x 3.60m   (14'8" x 11'10")

Large sunny conservatory. uPvc double glazed. Ceiling fan fitted. Wall mounted electric heaters. Double doors lead onto a paved patio area with spectacular views over the Kyles. 



There is a half landing with a cupboard which houses the electric meter. Access to the loft area is gained via a hatch on the upper landing which has original period features: stripped panel doors, picture rails, cornicing. Here you will also find a large storage cupboard built into the roof space. 


  • Bedroom 1:   4.10m x 3.72m   (13'5" x 12'2")
  • Bedroom 2:   3.68m x 3.61m   (13'1" x 11'10")
  • Bedroom 3:   4.10m x 3.33m   (13'5" x 10'3")
  • Bedroom 4:   3.61m x 3.15m   (11'10"  x 10'8") 

Four double sized bedrooms all with ensuite shower rooms. The two larger rooms (1 and 2) to the front of the property have lovely sea views. The other two bedrooms (3 and 4) are at the back of the property and both have side windows, one has a sea view (3) and one has a tree view (4).


Outside Area

  • Front Gardens 

Steps lead down from the front entrance to a large flat terrace and then to a sloping lawn. An easily maintained garden with well established shrubs and plants. Bordered on two sides by an attractive traditional stone wall. Steps from the front terrace lead up to the patio at the side of the house.


  • Back Gardens

Bounded by timber fencing on three sides. Hard standing area with white painted retaining wall provides additional outdoor seating areas. Steps lead from here to terraced lawns and flower borders. 


  • Garages and Outbuildings
  • Garage:   5.00m x 3.00m   (16'5" x 9'10")

Recently re-roofed single garage to side of property. 

Timber garden hut at rear of back garden.


Further Information

The village of Tighnabruaich is located on the eastward side of the Cowal Peninsula in beautiful Argyll on the west coast of Scotland and is about a two hour drive from the city of Glasgow. The centre of the village is just a short walk from the house where you will find a variety of local shops, including a post office, which can cater for most everyday needs.

There are three local hotels/pubs serving meals all within walking distance of the house.

There is a regular bus service to both Dunoon and Rothesey.

The local medical centre which includes various clinics and a dental surgery is a five minute walk from Tregortha and is located next to the village primary school. Secondary schooling is available in Dunoon. The nearest hospital and A&E department is in Dunoon. Dunoon also provides a more extensive range of facilities including supermarkets, a vet, a cinema and a swimming pool and is approximately 24 miles away and a 35 minute drive.

Tighnabruaich has its own boatyard located at the Rhubaan end of the village and provides very reasonable rates for summer moorings and winter storage. Tighnabruaich provides a port and base for many yachtsmen and women who enjoy scenic day sailing or more adventurous trips to the world famous west coast of Scotland and the Hebridean Islands.

The Waverley, the last sea going paddle steamer in the world, brings daytrippers to Tighnabruaich in the Summer season and passes Tregortha on its way to berth at the old pier. 

Four miles to the west (a 15 minute drive) is Portavadie Marina which provides modern facilities including two restaurants, a cafe, an indoor and outdoor infinity pool, a leisure complex, beauty treatments and a spa.

There are many opportunities for outdoor pursuits including walking, fishing, tennis, and Tighnabruaich's own scenic 9 hole golf course.


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From the horse's mouth

The beautiful views across the sea ( The Kyles of Bute).

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