A bright and sunny, south facing home, perfect for a weekend retreat. Deceptively spacious, offering cosy accommodation with double glazing and gas central heating. A comfortable and sociable modern kitchen/lounge combination offers a great living space with plenty of room for a sofa bed. Shop and bus services virtually on the doorstep with a pub a short stroll away on the seafront.
Shared Entrance Close & Stairs, Hallway, Double Bedroom, Lounge/Kitchen, Bathroom, Exclusive External Storage Room, Cellar, Shared Drying Green, Garden Area 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 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 Ardbeg some 2 miles from Rothesay itself. General store is close by as are a thriving bowling club and a hotel with public bar a few minutes’ walk on the sea front at Marine Place.
Enter clean and tidy close, marked “3”. Bright, freshly redecorated stairway to second floor landing. On landing access to flat is via part glazed door to right of stairway.
(Approx. 1.12m x 2.20m) Pendant light. Cupboard with shelving and hanging space. Wall mounted electrics. Carpet. Door curtain. 1 double electric socket.
(Approx. 3.85m x 5.62m) Sunny, south facing room with double glazed window to Ardbeg Road and pleasant views over the residential area to the rural landscape and woodland beyond. A very sociable, modern, light and airy space with kitchen off. Ceiling rose with pendant light in living area. Carpet. Curtains. Venetian blind. Radiator. 2 double electric sockets. TV connection.
Range of contemporary, gloss white base and wall units with contrast worktops and worktop lighting in kitchen area. Tiled splashback. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Cooker point. Integrated electric oven and hob. Washing machine. Fridge. Ceiling spotlights. 4 double electric sockets. Vinyl flooring.
(Approx. 3.19m x 3.87m) Sunny, bright room with double glazed window to Ardbeg Road. Pendant light. Tall fitted cupboard housing Vokera combi gas central heating boiler and gas meter. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets. Carpet. Curtains.
(Approx. 2.23m x 1.68m) Lovely, modern bathroom with shower over bath, wash hand basin and pedestal and W.C. Coloured, mosaic style tiling at bath and basin splashback. Shower curtain and rail. Chrome, ladder-style towel radiator. Wall mirror. Glass toiletries shelf. Carpet.
Exclusive External Storage:
Exclusive former W.C. On half landing on stairwell used as storage room.
Cellar. Well maintained shared garden and drying green to rear.
Client of Wm. Skelton & Co.
Bute Factors, Victoria Street, Rothesay
Available to interested parties free electronically from Onesurvey Limited in their website
Fixed price £39,999
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.
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.