Lovely, bright first floor quarter villa in substantial, stone built property in a popular, residential area on the outskirts of. Port Bannatyne, just over 2 miles from Rothesay. Spacious, well proportioned accommodation with double glazing, gas central heating with Hive system and a woodburner in the lounge for added comfort. Excellent potential for developing extra accommodation in the floored attic space.
Outside: Shared Off Road Parking Exclusive Fenced Garden Ground at Rear, Shared Drying Green, Exclusive Outhouse, Shared Wash House
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 the increasingly popular Bute Fest. The Cattle Show and Bute Highland Games are also popular events.
Property Location: On the main bus route from Rothesay to Port Bannatyne . Second house on left just past Gortans Road.
Access: The property is situated on High Road. Shared entrance to front with parking area. Gated pathway to side leads to steps with overhead canopy and double Upvc doors to the property.
A carpeted internal stairway with large rear window leads to obscured glass panel entrance door to flat. Wood panelled walls. Hand rail. Radiator on the stairway. Pendant lights.
Hall: (Approx. 3.65m x 1.71m >3.75m) Spacious, “T” shaped hallway with plenty of natural light. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Telephone point. Hive heating control. Carpet. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.
Lounge: (Approx. 6.02m x 4.60m) A really spacious, light and sunny room with double glazed bay window looking to Ardbeg Road. Recently plastered walls, freshly painted in neutral tones. Raised tiled fire hearth with inset woodburner. Shelved wall press housing gas meter and electrics. TV connection. 2 radiators. 4 double electric sockets.
Bedroom 1: (Approx. 5.02m x 4.40m) A really spacious bedroom with double glazed windows to front presented in newly painted neutral tones. Open shelving. TV connection. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.
Bedroom 2: (Approx. 2.85m x 3.82m) Bright, cosy room with double glazed window to side. Large, shelved, walk-in cupboard with hanging rails. Potterton Combi he Plus central heating boiler. TV connection. Carpet. Curtains.1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.
Shower Room: (Approx. 2.68m x 1.73m) Double glazed, obscured glass window to side. Ceiling light. Restricted mobility accessible shower with tiled walls. Triton electric shower unit. Shower curtain and grab rail. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Towel rail. Toiletries cabinet and shelf. Vinyl flooring.
Dining Kitchen: (Approx. 5.95m x 3.80m @ widest) A really good sized dining kitchen with double glazed window to garden at rear with woodland beyond. Wood panelled ceiling. Two fluorescent lights. Range of base and wall units with worktops, worktop lighting and splashback tiling. Fridge freezer. Free standing gas cooker. Stainless steel sink unit with double drainer and mixer tap. Plinth heater. Washing machine. Vinyl flooring at kitchen area with carpet at dining section. 1 radiator. 4 double and 1 single electric socket. Ramsay ladder leading to floored attic storage room offering excellent development potential.
Attic Storage Room: Super space accessed by Ramsay ladder from dining kitchen and with huge potential for developing into extra accommodation .
Outside: Shared car parking area to front. Gated pathway to side. Exclusive fenced section of rear garden . Shared drying green. Shared wash house. Exclusive cellar compartment.
Council Tax: Band B
Energy Performance Indicator: C
Sellers: Client of Wm. Skelton & Co.
Price: Fixed price £85,000.
Home Report: Available to interested parties free electronically from Onesurvey Ltd on .
Viewing: By appointment only through Wm Skelton & Co, Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: Fax:
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 or Legal Post lp-2 Rothesay.
Entry: By arrangement.
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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