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Victorian property with views out over Oban Bay

Dungallan is a striking country house built in blond sandstone under a pitched slate rood with a square tower and wonderful bay windows. The property was built by the Duke of Argyll as his summer residence in 1870, with later alterations carried out by Robert Lorimer. Previously existing as a guest house, this property could now offer outstanding family accommodation over three floors.

The main reception rooms are all impressive with period features and very good views – the elegant drawing room has a period fireplace at each end and stunning sea views.

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Accommodation includes the drawing room, dining room, sitting room, office, laundry room and thirteen bedrooms (including the housekeeper’s apartment), as well as a wonderful tower room on the second floor.

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The gardens extend to around 2.5 acres and are mainly lawned with many mature trees interspersed throughout. The terraced lawn to the front overlooks Oban Bay and the Isle of Kerrera and the mountains of Mull.

Dungallan has a wonderful coastal setting just outside the town of Oban which has a very good range of shops and services, and is well known as the main gateway to the western isles.

The guide price is £995,000. For further information please contact Savills on 0141 222 5875 or visit

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