Property Ref: MITCRO21 - 5, Academy Terrace
Price: £105,000

An excellent family home. This lovely, modernised, terraced home has spectacular views over Rothesay Bay and is only a few minutes’ walk from the centre of town. Beautifully designed and well appointed dining kitchen complete with integrated.....

  • 1 Bathrooms

  • Elevated views over Rothesay



  • Sea View

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Prominent position

An excellent family home. This lovely, modernised, terraced home has spectacular views over Rothesay Bay and is only a few minutes’ walk from the centre of town. Beautifully designed and well appointed dining kitchen complete with integrated appliances and American style fridge freezer. Fully tiled bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and separate shower. Neutral décor throughout.

Entrance Hall,
Lounge with Bay window,
Dining Kitchen,
Utility Room,
Upper Floor:
3 Bedrooms,
Exclusive Garden to Front.
Rear Garden Ground with Patio Area and Sunny Deck.

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 Isle of Bute Jazz, eatBute at Mount Stuart and T in the Port. The Cattle Show and Bute Highland Games are also popular events.

The property is accessed from Academy Road via stairs and pathway with steps. Unrestricted parking on Academy Road.

Stairs from Academy Terrace and pathway with steps to rear door entrance. Pedestrian access also from Argyle Street via close, pathway and stairs to front door.

Entrance Vestibule:
(Approx. 1.38m x 0.84m ) Double wooden storm doors at front with fanlight over. Tiled floor. Pendant light. Main entrance door to hallway.

(Approx. 10.30m x 1.40m @ widest) Light and bright entrance hallway. Slightly sloped, carpeted floor from back door to entrance to kitchen. Ceiling spotlights. Pendant light. Coat hooks. Telephone point. Carpeted stairway to side with half landing. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator. 1 single electric socket.

(Approx. 5.17m x 4.50m) Large, comfortable lounge with beautiful, original bay window to front with obscured glass, astragal upper panels. Incredibly beautiful views over Rothesay Bay. Plain cornice. Ceiling rose. Picture rail. Pendant light. Wall lights. T.V. point. Satellite connection. Wall unit. Carpet. Venetian blinds. 1 radiator. 2 double and 2 single electric sockets.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 3.84m x 3.56m) A well appointed, thoughtfully designed, modern kitchen with double glazed window to rear, door to Utility Room and under stair cupboard. Ceiling spotlights with pendant lights over white breakfast bar. Grey gloss base and wall units with integrated halogen hob, electric oven and angled, black glass overhead extractor. Worktop lighting and brisk effect, coordinating splashback tiling. Black Beko American style fridge freezer. Black resin 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Breakfast bat and 4 chairs. Vertical radiator. Vinyl flooring. Venetian blind. 4 double electric sockets and 1 single.

Utility Room:
(Approx. 2.68m x 2.42m) Arched doorway from kitchen leads into Utility Room. Two windows to rear with obscured glass lower panels and a further small window to side. Ceiling spotlights. Washing machine and tumble drier with worktop and cube storage above. White six drawer storage unit. Vokera Vision gas central hearing boiler. Engineered wood laminate flooring. Venetian blinds.
Carpeted stairway with original banister and hand rail leads to half landing with Bathroom to rear. Steps to
upper hall with large storage cupboard and access to three bedrooms. Loft access with loft ladder.

(Approx. 2.65m x 2.20m + 1.20m x 0.95m) Beautifully presented bathroom in contemporary colours. Double glazed, obscured glass windows to rear. White high gloss ceiling panels with spotlights. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor. Jacuzzi bath with spray attachment. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Separate tiled walk in shower compartment with monsoon shower head and spray. Under floor electric heating. Tiled floor. 1 radiator.

Upper Hall:
(Approx. 2.30m x 1.25m)Lovely bright hallway with two bedrooms to front and one to rear. Obscured glass ceiling panel allows plenty of natural light. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Loft with ladder access. Bathroom under floor heating controls.. Large shelved storage cupboard with double doors. Carpet.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 4.30m x 3.43m) Sunny and bright, spacious room to front with incredible views over Rothesay Bay, and the Cowal Hills to the Ayrshire coast beyond. Pendant light. Wall lights. Carpet. Curtains. Blinds. 1 radiator. 3 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.05m x 2.46m) Bright room again with fantastic views from the window to front. Pendant light. Laminate flooring. Curtains. Venetian blind. 1 radiator. 2 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 3.83m x 3.73m)Sunny and light double bedroom with four panelled window to rear looking towards Academy Road. Pendant light. Carpet. Venetian blind.1 radiator. 2 single electric sockets.

Exclusive garden to front laid mostly to terraced lawn with concrete apron to front of property. Magnificent views right across the Bay to the mainland coasts. Sunny deck to rear with cultivated plots. Gravelled, fenced areas. Paved patio. Drying area. Common stairs to pathway leading to Argyle Street.

Council Tax:
Band C

Listed Building:
Category “C”

Energy Performance

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

FIXED PRICE £105,000.

Home Report:
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: 01700 504793. Fax: 01700 505270.

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.