Property Ref: MCKIAN22 - TFF, 17, Battery Place
Price: £75,000

A very appealing, “penthouse” apartment in a sea front, factored, red sandstone tenement. Presented immaculately in a modern, Nordic style with clean, crisp lines and white walls reflecting lots of natural light. Magnificent, elevated views all across

  • 1 Bathrooms

  • Character Property

  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Prominent position

A very appealing, “penthouse” apartment in a sea front, factored, red sandstone tenement. Presented immaculately in a modern, Nordic style with clean, crisp lines and white walls reflecting lots of natural light. Magnificent, elevated views all across the Bay into the sunset are hard to beat and the original features in the property, including a working open fire, stripped original flooring and wood panelled doors ensure the retention of the original character. Re-wired and new central heating in 2014. Re-roofed 2012.

Comprises:

Shared Close & Stairs,
Hall with Cupboard Storage,
Lounge with Bay Window,
Bedroom,
Dining Kitchen,
Bathroom,
Shared Garden & Drying Green.
Shared Outhouse

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 Vist 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. 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.

Entrance:
The property is situated on Battery Place, right on the seafront and only a short level walk from the ferry terminal and the town centre itself. Enter well-maintained, shared close and stairway marked “17”. The subject flat is on the top floor, right hand side. External wooden storm door opens to reveal a beautiful, original painted glass entrance door to the hallway.

Hallway:
(Approx. 2.56m x 2.33m) Light and airy entrance hall with original wood panelled doors and all rooms off. Pendant light. Smoke detector. 2 cupboards; both shelved with storage space and one housing gas meter and electrics. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

Lounge:
(Approx. 5.90m to bay > 7.14m into recess x 3.80m ) Beautifully bright lounge with double glazed bay window to front giving magnificent, elevated, views over Rothesay Bay to the Cowal Hills and Loch Striven beyond. Original, plain cornice. Pendant light. Original bed recess offering extra sleeping space Wall press. Original wooden fire surround with hearth housing a working, open fire. TV point. Stripped and oiled original pine floorboards. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom:
(Approx. 4.30m x 2.51m)Bright room to front with window offering superb, ever changing, elevated views looking over the Bay. Pendant light. Stripped and oiled original pine floorboards. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 5.80m x 3.17m) Beautifully bright and sunny dining kitchen with two windows to rear looking over garden at rear to the woodland and greenery beyond. Two pendant lights. Pulley. Smoke detector. Range of base units with natural beech worktops. Integrated electric fan oven and hob. Stainless steel sink unit with swan neck mixer tap and drainer. Mosaic tiled splashback. Fridge. Washing machine. Recess for storage. Open shelving. Cooker point. Alpha Combi Intec 24X gas central heating boiler. Telephone point. Painted original floor boards. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bathroom:
(Approx. 4.24m x 1.31m) Lovely bathroom with obscured glass window to rear. Deep window shelf. W.C. Wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Modern white bath with overhead shower. Wall tiling at bath. Chrome ladder style towel radiator. Painted original floorboards.

Outside:
Shared garden and drying green at rear. Shared outhouse.

Seller:
Client of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Council Tax:
Band B.

Factors:
Bute Factors, Victoria Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute

Energy Performance
Indicator:
C

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

Price:
FIXED PRICE £75,000

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

Entry:
By arrangement.

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.

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.