Property Ref: PURDAL01 - 25, Craigmore Road
Price: £264,000

A splendid home, beautifully located on the seafront in a sought after residential area and enjoying superb sea views across the Clyde and to the Cumbrae Island. Featuring a superb fusion of original features and stunning modern enhancements....

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Self Contained Linked Apartment

  • VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

  • HOME REPORT AVAILABLE

  • Sea View

  • Double Glazing

  • Prominent position

A splendid home, beautifully located on the seafront in a sought after residential area and enjoying superb sea views across the Clyde and to the Cumbrae Island. Featuring a superb fusion of original features and stunning modern enhancements, retaining unique character and charm while embracing the luxuries of contemporary living. This elegant, immaculately presented, semi-detached villa offers flexible and versatile accommodation as well as a self contained, linked apartment which can be used for extended family purposes or as an income generator as a holiday let.

Comprises:-
Ground Floor:
Entrance Porch to Side, Entrance Hallway, Lounge with Bay Window,
Dining Room, Bedroom, Dining Kitchen

Upper Floor:
Hallway, Master Bedroom, En-suite Shower Room, Family Bathroom, 2 Further Bedrooms

Apartment:
Ground Floor:
Entrance Porch, Dining Kitchen, Hallway, Shower Room,
Upper Floor:
Living Room/Bedroom

Outside:
Enclosed Garden to front and rear laid mostly to grass with paved area to side.
Drying green. Shed.

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— www.visitbute.com

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 and T in the Port. The Cattle Show and Bute Highland Games are also popular events.

Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) is now in operation on the island’s ferry services.


Property Location:
The property occupies a prime position on the seafront just under two miles from Rothesay on the shore road towards Mount Stuart on Orcadia Terrace at its junction with Ardencraig Road.


Access:
Access either from gated entrance and pathway at front or gate from side. Two side porches; one entering hallway, the other accessing the self contained, linked apartment.

Porch:
(Approx. 1.78m x 1.53m) Glass panelled door. Part panelled walls, Glazing either side. Modern Upvc entrance door. Vinyl floor tiles.

Entrance Hall:
(Approx. 5.06m x 2.33m) Welcoming and bright entrance hallway with original, ornate cornice, deep skirtings and lovely curved, carpeted original stairway with wooden handrail. Small half landing. Pendant light. Large understair cupboard with access to sub-floor area. Door curtain. Carpet. Smoke alarm. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

Dining Room:
(Approx. 4.17m x 3.44m) Bright and airy room with double glazed window to side. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Inset fireplace. T.V. point. Telephone point. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 double and 3 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 2.54m x 3.00m) Delightful room to front with large, double glazed window offering lovely sea views. Original, ornate cornice. Corbels. Picture rail, Carpet. Vertical blinds. 1 radiator. 3 double
electric sockets.

Lounge:
(Approx. 6.44m x 4.45m) An impressively bright, spacious, restful lounge to front with large, double glazed , bay window from which to enjoy the simply lovely, unrestricted sea views across the River Clyde to Largs, the Cumbrae Isles & the Ayrshire Coast. Original ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Pendant light. Picture light. Original deep, stripped and varnished wood skirtings, picture rail, wood panelled door and side window panels. Original marble fireplace with tiled hearth and insert housing living flame, coal effect gas fire. Telephone point. TV point.Carpet. Window blinds. 1 radiator. 1 double and 3 single electric sockets.

The curtains in the Lounge have been tailor made for the windows and are not included in the sale, although they may be available to purchase separately by private arrangement with the sellers.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 4.20m x 3.61m) A beautiful, sunny and new dining kitchen with double glazed window to rear. Ceiling downlighters. Range of contemporary cream base and wall units with contrast worktops and worktop lighting. White splashback tiling. Superb, purple, very controllable Esse electric stove with induction and hot plate, double oven and plate warmer. Matching tinted glass splashback. Fridge freezer. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Integrated 1½ bowl, stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Integrated water filter. Telephone point. Vertical radiator. Laminate flooring. Vertical blinds. 4 double electric sockets with appliances separately socketed.
(Door from Dining Kitchen leads to hallway linking the self contained apartment)

Carpeted stairway leads to Upper Hallway


Upper Hallway:
(Approx. 3.01m x 1.94m) Engraved glass ceiling panel allows maximum natural light. Pendant light. Large storage cupboard with light houses recently installed Baxi gas central heating boiler. Shelving. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 single electric socket.

Master Bedroom
(En-suite)
(Approx. 5.47m x 4.50m) The most beautiful, light and airy room with marvellous, elevated sea views across the River Clyde from the double glazed windows to front. Deep window shelf. Superb, original, intricate cornice and ceiling detail with ceiling rose. 8 bulb candelabra. Original deep skirtings and picture rail. Alcove with cupboard storage below. Tiffany wall light. Telephone point. Carpet. Blinds. 2 radiators. 2 double and 2 single electric sockets. Door to en-suite bathroom.

The curtains in the Master Bedroom have been tailor made for the windows and are not included in the sale, although they may be available to purchase separately by private arrangement with the sellers.

En-suite
Shower Room:
(Approx. 2.40m x 2.65m) Elegant, stylish and beautifully appointed en-suite shower room with tiled walls and contrasting wall tiles in the shower enclosure matching the floor tiles. Double glazed window to side with deep window shelf. Ceiling light. Twin vanity basins with cabinets below and touch sensitive, illuminated mirrors above. Large shower enclosure with monsoon shower head and spray attachment. WC unit. White vertical radiator.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 4.15m x 3.61m) Lovely, restful room with double glazed window to rear looking over the garden to woodland beyond. Plain cornice. Ceiling light. Recessed shelving and cupboard storage. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator.
3 double electric sockets. ( Currently used as a sitting/reading room)

Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 3.40m x 3.68m) Lovely arched, almost chapel–style double glazed window to side with open outlook to sea and hill views. Slight cam ceiling. Pendant light. TV connection. Carpet. Window blind.1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Family Bathroom:
(Approx. 2.33m x 1.58m)Stylish, contemporary bathroom with double glazed, obscured glass window to side with deep window shelf. Ceiling spotlight group. Wet wall panelling in muted, neutral shade. White bath with shower over and folding glass shower screen. Vanity cabinet with inset wash hand basin. Touch sensitive, illuminated wall mirror. Tiled floor.

Self Contained Linked Apartment

The current owners have reconfigured the layout of the rooms to the rear to form a self contained, linked apartment which has its own entrance porch and use of the paved area to side and garden to rear. The apartment can b e locked and separated physically from the main house accommodation while retaining the option of it being incorporated as an extra space within the dwelling for family or extended family use. Excellent letting potential!!


Rear Porch:
(Approx. 1.78m x 1.53m) Newly refurbished porch with white , half glazed Upvc entrance door. Double glazed, glass panelled door to apartment.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 4.41m x 2.23m) Really bright dining kitchen with double glazed window to side. Pendant light. Range of new cream gloss kitchen units with contrast worktops. Worktop lighting. Splashback tiling. Free standing electric cooker. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Fridge freezer. Washing machine. 1 radiator. Vinyl flooring. Door curtain. Vertical blinds. Cooker point. 3 double and 1 single electric sockets with appliances separately socketed. Under stair storage area with light. Carpeted stair with handrail leads to Bedroom/Sitting Room on the upper floor.
Door to hallway leading to Shower Room.

Living Room/Bedroom:
(Approx. 4.50m x 4.24m) Bright, sunny room with double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden and on to woodland beyond. Cam ceilings either side of window. Deep window shelf. Pendant light. Telephone point. TV connection. 1 radiator. 1 double and 1 single electric socket.

Door from Dining Kitchen leads to Hallway and to Shower Room


Hallway:
(Approx. 1.90m x 0.87m) Double glazed obscured glass window to side.
Automatic ceiling light. Vinyl flooring.
Shower Room:
(Approx. 1.83m x 1.75m) Lovely bright, newly updated, shower room with double glazed, obscured glass window to side. Spotlight group. Semi-circular shower enclosure with electric shower. Wet wall panelling. Wash hand basin and pedestal. W.C. Vinyl flooring. Wall mirror. Window blind.
1 radiator.


Door from hallway leads to Dining Kitchen on main accommodation which can be locked to separate the apartment.

Outside:
Enclosed garden to front with lawn areas either side of paved pathway. Mature shrub borders. Path Paved area at rear porch to side. Enclosed garden to rear with drying green. Garden shed.

Council Tax:
Band E

Energy Performance Indicator:
D

Sellers:
Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Price:
Offers Over £264,000

Home Report:
Available to interested parties free electronically from Onesurvey Ltd on www.onesurvey.org.

Viewing:
By appointment only through Wm Skelton & Co, Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: 01700 504793. Fax: 01700 505270.

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.