Property Ref: BOMMKE01 - 18, Auchnacloich Road
Price: £115,000

A comfortable, recently upgraded, family home in popular, quiet residential area just over half a mile from the centre of Rothesay. Thoughtfully modernised while retaining many original features. Lovely rural views over The Meadows & Barone Hill ...

  • 1 Bathrooms


  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Near School

  • Close to Amenities

  • Fitted Kitchen

A comfortable, recently upgraded, family home in popular, quiet residential area just over half a mile from the centre of Rothesay. Thoughtfully modernised while retaining many original features. Lovely rural views over The Meadows & Barone Hill to farmland beyond. New dining kitchen and bathroom. Double glazing. Gas central heating. Unrestricted parking at door.


Entrance Hall,
Lounge with Large Box Bay Window,
3 Bedrooms,
Dressing Room,
Utility Room,
Rear Stairway to Garden
Exclusive Cellar
Shared Wash house
Shared Garden at Rear with Drying Green

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 ButeFest 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 on Auchnacloich Road, approximately half way up. Small paved pathway leads to modern entrance door marked “18”.

(Approx. 1.47m x 1.12m) Welcoming entrance with wooden, white painted door, obscured glass panel and fanlight over. Ceiling light. Carpet.

Wooden stairway with carpeted treads leads to small carpeted landing at top. Wooden handrail. Original double, wooden entrance doors with glass panels and fanlight over lead to hallway. Ceiling spotlights. Pendant light. Obscured glass ceiling panel.

Entrance Hall:
(Approx. 5.45m x 1.23m + 2.26m x 0.87m) Bright, “L” shaped hallway with original wood panelled doors to all rooms. Fanlights with decorative coating over most doors . Original wooden built-in cupboard. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Coat hooks. Electric consumer unit mounted on wall. CH thermostat. Telephone point. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 double and 1 single electric socket.

(Approx. 5.58m x 4.22m) Lovely restful room, beautifully bright and spacious. Large, box bay, double glazed window to front with lovely views over The Meadows and surrounding countryside. Pendant light. Original wooden fire surround with tiled insert and hearth housing working open fire. Wall press. Carpet. Curtains. Roman blinds. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 4.34m x 3.00m) Bright, sunny room with double glazed, small pane effect window to front opening out to access small refurbished balcony with safety rail and mesh. Lovely views over The Meadows. Pendant light. Telephone point. Door to Dressing Room. Carpet. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Dressing Room:
(Approx. 3.67m x 1.67m @widest) Very versatile room with double glazed window to front with lovely views. Currently serving as a Dressing Room with shelving, rail and cupboard space

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 4.36m x 2.87m) Restful room to rear with two double glazed windows looking out over shared garden. Pendant light. Carpet. Blind. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 4.44m x 2.77m) Good sized, double bedroom with double glazed window to garden at rear. Pendant light. Telephone point. Carpet. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 2.00m x 2.10m) Modern, sleek white bathroom suite with bath; drench style shower over with spray attachment and shower screen. Wash hand basin and pedestal and W.C. Double glazed, obscured glass window to side. Part tiled walls.. Black and white sparkle wet wall panelling. Loft access. Wall mounted toiletries cabinet. Window blind. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator.

(Approx. 4.53m x 3.39m) Lovely bright, sociable kitchen/diner to rear with large double glazed window to garden and doors off to Utility Room and internal stairway to garden. Pendant light. Pulley. Range of cream gloss base units, glass fronted wall units and contrast worktop. Splashback tiling. Flavel Milano stainless steel cooker with 7 burner gas hob, double oven, grill and plate warmer. Black glass splashback. Integrated stainless steel extractor. TV connection. Built-in Potterton Promax Combi HE Plus central heating boiler. Carbon monoxide detector. Wall press. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator. 4 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Utility Room:
(Approx. 2.24m x 2.27m) Bright Utility Room with double glazed window to rear and small window to side. Stainless steel sink unit with Cupboard below and worktops either side. Storage shelf with curtain. Washing machine. Dishwasher. Cooker point. Vinyl flooring. Window blind. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Rear Stairway:
Wooden stairway with handrail leads from Kitchen/Diner to door to garden. Storage shelving and cupboard to one side. Pendant light. Wall light.

Shared garden and drying area to rear. Exclusive cellar. Shared wash house.

Council Tax:
Band C.

Energy Performance

Home Report:
Available to interested parties from Onesurvey Limited free of charge electronically on

Client of Wm. Skelton & Co.

FIXED PRICE £115,000

By appointment only through Wm. Skelton & Co., Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: 01700 505551 Fax: 01700 505270.

By arrangement.

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.