What an absolute delight! A great retreat. Beautifully appointed, quirky and spacious, sunny and light attic flat The perfect second home or holiday let in a fabulous seafront location only a short level walk from the town and ferry terminal. Enjoying stunning views to front over and around Rothesay Bay, the Cowal Hills and into the sunset. Double glazing. Gas central heating. Offered furnished and equipped ready to enjoy!
Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen, 3 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom, Outside
Utility Cupboard, Exclusive Cellar
Shared Drying Area to Rear
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 ButeFest. 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 a prime position on the seafront at Battery Place, only a few minutes’ level walk from the town centre and ferry terminal with superb views across the bay to Rothesay, the Cowal Peninsula and Loch Striven.
Access to the flat is via pathway and vennel to left of property and then via a beautiful turnpike stairway to the top floor, Utility cupboard to left and entrance door to flat to front.
(Approx. 2,72m x 1.00m +5.44m x 1.34m >3.34m) “U” shaped hallway with lots of space and used as a dining area. Suspended wire LED lighting and ceiling light at dining area. Velux window and double glazed window to side allow plenty of natural light. Display cabinet with lighting and cupboard storage below. Cupboard with good storage space and housing electrics. Smoke detector. Loft space access. Solid wood flooring with lighting strip at differential floor level. Rug. 1 radiator. 1 electric storage heater. 2 double electric sockets.
(Approx. 4.17m into bay x 4.23m)Glass panelled door leads into a great living space with large double glazed bay window offering the most terrific views over Rothesay Bay. Cam ceilings either side of bay window add to the charm and character of the flat. A purpose built, fold down table at the window is an added bonus. Eaves storage either side. Electric, wall- hung fire with pebble effect with floating shelf below. Telephone point. TV connection. Solid wood flooring. 1 radiator. 1 electric storage heater. 6 double electric sockets. Glass panelled door to Bedroom 3.
(Approx. 3.52m x 4.42m) Lovely sunny room with double glazed bay window to front offering superb sea and hill views. Cam ceilings either side and with a fold down table at the window. Ceiling spotlights. Suspended TV bracket and connection. Laminate flooring. Window blind. 1 radiator. 1 electric storage heater. 3 double electric sockets.
(Approx. 3.55m x 3.33m) Restful room to rear with double glazed bay window looking towards the woodland. Cam ceilings either side. Ceiling spotlights. Laminate flooring. Roman blind. 1 radiator. 7 double electric sockets.
(Approx. 2.82m x 3.60m) Bright room with double glazed window to rear. Cam ceilings either side. Ceiling and cam spotlights. Built-in wardrobe housing
central heating boiler.Eaves access. Roman blind. Laminate flooring. 3 double electric sockets.
(Approx. 1.87m x 2.28m) Great bathroom with corner bath, separate shower enclosure with electric shower and wet wall panelling, W.C. With bidet-style spray. And wash hand basin with pedestal. Velux window. Ceiling and cam spotlights. Chrome, ladder-style towel radiator.
(Approx. 2.88m x 2.40m) A fantastic kitchen with absolutely stunning views.
Beautifully appointed and well equipped. Range of wooden base and wall units with matching wooden worktops. Worktop lighting. Integrated appliances including
dishwasher, fridge, freezer, microwave, electric over and hob. Overhead extractor. Stainless steel splashback. Composite 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Open shelving. Cooker point. Solid wood flooring. Venetian blinds. Hive heating
system controls. 3 double and 1 single electric sockets.
To the side of the entrance door, a glass panelled door leads to a utility compartment with storage space and washing machine.
Cellar in close at bottom of stairs. Shared drying area.
The property has two central heating systems which work independently of each other. Gas central heating and electric storage heaters . The gas central heating is controlled by a hive system and can be controlled and monitored from smartphone, tablet or Computer.
The property is being offered with furniture and contents ( except some personal items) making it ready to occupy right away or operate as a holiday let.
Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.
Offers over £90,000
Available to interested parties free electronically from Onesurvey Ltd on .
By appointment only through Wm Skelton & Co, Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: Fax:
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.
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