A lovely bright, sunny flat in a traditional, factored tenement at Ardbeg. Superb open views over the neighbouring bowling green with glimpses of sea and the surrounding hills. A good, spacious, one bedroom home, perfect for holidays . General store virtually on the doorstep with frequent bus services to Rothesay, too. The seafront is only a few minutes’ walk away. Double glazing with gas central heating for all year round comfort. Security entry system.
Shared Entrance Close & Stairs, Hallway, Lounge/Kitchen with Bay Window Double Bedroom, Shower Room, Shared Former Wash House. Shared Drying Green & Garden Ground at Rear
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. Cycling is also popular with the trails around the island allowing access to beautiful beaches.
There are festivals held annually including Bute Fest and 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 situated in Ardbeg some 2 miles from Rothesay itself. General store is close by as are a thriving bowling club and a newly renovated hotel with public bar and diner only a few minutes’ walk on the sea front at Marine Place.
Access: Enter bright, tidy, well maintained close from Ardbeg Road marked “12” . Security entry system. Entrance door first right on first floor landing.
Hall: (Approx. 5.62m x 1.13m) Modern entrance door leads to spacious hallway with lots of natural light. Pendant light. Cupboard. With overhead storage. Wall mounted electrics. Coat hooks. Pulley. Security entry phone. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.
Lounge/Kitchen: (Approx. 6.48m into bay x 3.48m) Beautifully sunny room with lovely outlook from double glazed bay window over the bowling green and to Wyndham Park with glimpses of sea and the surrounding hills. Deep sill. Original decorative cornice and ceiling rose. Pendant light. Open shelving. Kitchen to rear separated from lounge area by handy breakfast bar with a range of base and wall units, worktops, stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Integrated electric oven and hob with overhead extractor. Washing machine. Fridge. TV connection. Telephone point. Carpet. Curtains.1 radiator. 5 double and 2 single electric sockets.
Bedroom: (Approx. 3.86m x 21.96m >4.64m) Really spacious, sunny. Family bedroom with double glazed window looking over bowling green and Wyndham Park. Deep window sill. Open shelving below. Baxi genesis Combi boiler and controls. Carbon monoxide alarm. Pendant light. Carpet. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets. Telephone point. Carpet. Curtains. Blinds. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.
Shower Room: (Approx. 2.01m x 1.60m) Pendant light. Tiled shower enclosure. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Splashback tiling. Wall mirrors. Toiletries cabinet and shelf. Rowel rail. Carpet. 1 radiator.
Outside: Shared former wash house storage area. Well maintained shared garden and drying green to rear.
Seller: Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.
Council Tax: Band A
Factors: Bute Factors, Victoria Street, Rothesay
Energy Performance Indicator: D
Home Report: Available to interested parties free electronically from Onesurvey Limited in their website
Price: Fixed price £39,995.
Note: Most furniture and contents are available to purchase by separate private negotiation with sellers.
Viewing: By appointment only through Wm. Skelton & Co., Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: Fax:
Entry: By arrangement.
Offers: 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.
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