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2 bed cottage for sale

£130,000 Fixed price

Undercliffe Cottage, 20 Craigmore Road, Rothesay, Isle Of Bute PA20

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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Single garage
  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing
  • A sheltered hideaway and perfectly proportioned island retreat
  • Presented tastefully in immaculate condition
  • Fantastic opportunity
  • A really cosy home full of character, light and charm

Property description

A sheltered hideaway and perfectly proportioned island retreat. Lovingly recreated, upgraded and presented tastefully in immaculate condition, this attached cottage on the Craigmore shore offers a fantastic opportunity to acquire a really cosy home full of character, light and charm. Well appointed, modern bathroom and sleek, contemporary kitchen with integrated appliances. Double glazing. Gas central heating. Shared driveway and garage.

Shared Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hallway, Lounge/Diner, Kitchen, Bathroom, Upper Hallway, 2 Double Bedrooms, Exclusive Area of Garden, Shared Driveway, Garage.

Location: Rothesay is the principal town on the Isle of Bute, set on the Firth of Clyde. The island is served by two frequent ferry services, the main one is Rothesay to Wemyss Bay (approx. 35 minutes), thereafter by road, Glasgow Airport is approx. 45 minutes, Glasgow approx. 1 hour and Edinburgh approx. 2 hours. The other ferry is located at the north end of the island operating from Rhubodach to Colintraive (approx. 2 minutes) The island is within easy commuting distance to Glasgow with train services available at Wemyss Bay.

The Isle of Bute is a popular destination not just for holidays but for those who wish to enjoy a lifestyle change since the regular ferry sailings and the proximity to both Glasgow and Prestwick airports make any form of commuting relatively easy in comparison to other island locations. Further information on the Isle of Bute is available on Visit Bute’s website

The Isle of Bute offers good educational facilities with a joint campus incorporating pre-school to college requirements as well as two smaller primary schools and an established private nursery. Medical facilities are provided by The Bute Practice and the local hospital provides in-patient beds, x-ray, physiotherapy and maternity services.

Rothesay has a cinema, leisure pool and playing fields. Berthing facilities are available at Rothesay Harbour with a new marina at Port Bannatyne approximately 3 miles away. There are three golf course on the island with largest situated on Canada Hill with magnificent views over the River Clyde.

The island is very popular with walkers who can follow the West Island Way, a 40 km. Waymarked route around the island, split into 4 sections and offering splendid views along the way.

There are festivals held annually including ButeFest T in the Port. The Cattle Show and Bute Highland Games are also popular events.

Road Equivalent Tariff (ret) is now in effect for the ferry fares to Bute.

The property is located on Craigmore Road approximately two miles from Rothesay town centre. The attached cottage lies to the rear of an imposing, converted, former merchant’s Victorian villa enjoying a particularly good position on the Craigmore shore. A gated driveway to the left of the property allows access to the cottage. Enter via a shared entrance vestibule and white painted glazed panelled door to cottage.

Entrance Hallway:
(Approx. 5.50m x 1.38m) Bright and welcoming hallway with large double glazed window to rear. Carpeted stairway on right leads to upper floor. Under stair storage cupboard. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Telephone point. Modern oak doors. 1 radiator in cabinet. Carpet. Venetian blind.

(Approx. 3.52m x 6.23m) A beautiful room with large double glazed windows to side and rear allowing plenty of natural light. Pendant light and wall lights controlled by wall mounted multi-switch which also controls external lighting and round pin lamp sockets. Smoke detector. Polished stone effect, decorative fire surround acts as centre piece of the lounge area. Satellite TV connection. Carpet. Venetian blinds. 1 radiator. 6 double electric sockets. 3 single round pin sockets.

(Approx. 3.48m x 3.04m) A sleek and stylish, modern kitchen with large double glazed window to rear looking to garden at rear. Roof lights allow lots of natural light to floor into the room. Ceiling spotlights. Range of modern, cream gloss units with contrast worktops, worktop and kickboard lighting. Part tiled walls with deep tiled window shelf. Integrated black glass 5 burner gas hob with electric fan oven below. Stainless steel overhead extractor. Integrated dishwasher. Integrated washer/drier. Integrated fridge freezer. Stainless steel circular sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Vokera gas central heating boiler housed neatly in matching cream gloss unit. Polished solid wood flooring. Venetian blind. 5 double electric sockets and 1 single socket. Appliances socketed separately below.

Approx. 1.77m x 1.86m) A beautifully appointed bathroom with double glazed, obscured glass window to rear and deep window shelf. Fully tiled walls with matching floor tiles. Tiled, lit recessed wall display. Bath with shower over, folding glass shower screen and low level lighting at bath panel. Wash hand basin with pedestal. W.C. Wall mirror with lighting. Chrome, ladder style towel radiator.

Carpeted stairway leads from entrance hallway to upper hallway and bedroom accommodation.

Upper Hallway:
Approx. 3.08m x 1.86m) Lovely bright area with double glazed window to side. Deep window shelf. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Loft access. White painted, feature wooden fire surround. Oak doors to both bedrooms. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

Bedroom 1:
Approx. 3.77m x 3.07m) Lovely, restful room with large double glazed window to rear looking towards the back garden and the greenery of the cliff at rear. Pendant light. Two free standing wardrobes. Writing table with mirror over and matching chair. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 6 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
Approx. 3.90m x 3.90m) Beautifully bright, restful room with double glazed window to side with fabulous open views to south and east over the sea to the Cumbrae Islands and the coast at Largs. Pendant light. Cam ceiling to side with large Velux window. Recessed cupboard storage. Carpet. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets, some with usb charging points.

Shared gated driveway accesses private parking area and exclusive garage. Delightful, easily maintained, exclusive garden areas at rear. Shared drying area. Shared patio area at rear. Garage.

Council Tax:
Band B

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Client of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Fixed price £130,000.

Certain items of furniture may be available to purchase by separate private negotiation with sellers.

By appointment only through Wm. Skelton & Co., Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: Fax:

By arrangement.

To be submitted in writing to Wm. Skelton & Co., Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB or by DX 590651, Rothesay

Please note that these particulars are prepared by us on the basis of information provided to us by our clients. We have not tested the systems or appliances or any central heating system or moveable items within the property. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries. No warranty is given. All fixtures and fittings mentioned in this schedule are included in the sale. All others are specifically excluded. Photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property. Please note that the seller is not in the business of selling second-hand goods. If there is any matter within this schedule which you wish to be clarified, please contact our office for further information.

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Market activity
Average price paid £103,692 Sales 108 Current average value £130,155 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£1,494 ▼ -1.14%

Property value data/graphs for PA20

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £255,825 £140 3.9 £205,691
Semi-detached £148,491 £113 3.5 £135,853
Terraced £124,531 - 3.1 £113,300
Flats £96,943 £108 2.2 £49,796

Current asking prices in PA20

Average: £124,230
Avg. current asking prices in PA20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £97,500
Flats £46,569
All £51,662

Current asking rents in PA20

Average: £487 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in PA20
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £394 pcm
£546 pcm
£802 pcm
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Flats £310 pcm
£498 pcm
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All £338 pcm
£530 pcm
£802 pcm
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Fun facts for PA20

Highest value in PA20
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Ascog £297,969
Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 £283,429
Eastlands Park £278,536
Eastlands Road £255,729
Mount Stuart Road £249,821
Highest turnover in PA20
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Eastlands Park 60.0%
Ardbeg Road 51.6%
Crosshill Villas 41.7%
Craigmore Road 38.1%
Marine Road 32.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Wemyss Bay (5.9 miles)
  • Largs (6.9 miles)
  • Inverkip (7.5 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (23.1 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (28.5 miles)
  • Oban Airport (45.5 miles)
  • Rothesay Ferry Terminal (1.1 miles)
  • Wemyss Bay Ferry Terminal (5.8 miles)
  • Cumbrae Ferry Terminal (6.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Rothesay Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Toward Primary School (2.0 miles)
  • North Bute Primary School (2.7 miles)
  • Rothesay Academy (1.2 miles)
  • Largs Academy (7.1 miles)
  • Inverclyde Academy (7.6 miles)
  • Glenburn School (10.4 miles)
  • Garvel Deaf Centre (10.9 miles)
  • Cedars School of Excellence (12.6 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£675 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £414 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In partnership with RBS

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £30,000 Average insurance cost £9/mo (£109/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £31 Electricity £50 Estimated energy cost £81/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 11600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Argyll and Bute

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £118 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £22 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £53 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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