Property Ref: RAYNMA01 - Upper Floor, Alexandria House, 17, Craigmore Road
Price: £210,000

A beautifully proportioned, spacious property on the Craigmore seafront, a stone’s throw from the beach and occupying the whole top floor of this elegant, stone built villa. An exclusive driveway to the left leads to a large, ground floor garage/workshop.

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Wood Burning Stove


  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Prominent position

  • Off Road Parking

  • Garage

A beautifully proportioned, spacious property on the Craigmore seafront, a stone’s throw from the beach and occupying the whole top floor of this elegant, stone built villa. An exclusive driveway to the left leads to a large, ground floor garage/workshop and separate utility area. A fabulous studio/games room, complete with woodburner, lies to the rear and is accessed from the lovely sunny courtyard. Presented in immaculate condition in mostly neutral tones and featuring brand new kitchen, sleek contemporary bathroom and multi fuel stove in the lounge for added comfort. Magnificent sea views over the Clyde estuary to the mainland coast and the Cumbrae Islands to the south. Very flexible, comfortable accommodation to suit many requirements with beautiful, well maintained , outside space.


Vestibule, Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, 4, Bedrooms, Bathroom, Kitchen. Cloakroom,

Lower Floor:
Utility Room, Garage.

Driveway to Front, Courtyard to Rear, Studio/Games Room, Potting Shed,
Tool Shed, Summer House, Terraced Garden, Lawn & Drying Area.

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 courses 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 the increasingly popular ButeFest. The Cattle Show and Bute Highland Games are also popular annual events.
Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) is now in effect for the ferry fares to Bute.

Property Location:
Approximately two miles from Rothesay, Alexandria House is located in a private residential area on the seafront at Craigmore and is accessed via a driveway to the left. Off road parking is available in driveway. The property is on a main bus route with regular services from Rothesay to Mount Stuart and Kilchattan Bay. Approximately, five minutes by car will take you to the ferry terminal.

Enter via gate at side of house leading to rear of property with courtyard and external stone stair accessing entrance door and lower vestibule area.

(Approx. 2.02m x 2.30m) A modern white Upvc door with decorative glazed panel and large clear glazed fanlight leads into vestibule area with carpeted stairway to left and coat hanging and storage space to the right with solid wood flooring. Dado rail and wall lamps. Cupboard housing electrics. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

(Approx. 11.47m x 0.90>2.30m) Welcoming, bright hallway with lots of natural light. Pendant light. Dado rail. Beautiful original stripped, wood panelled doors to most rooms. Linen cupboard. 2 smoke detectors. Telephone point. 1 radiator. 1 double and 1 single electric sockets. Carpet.

(Approx. 6.51m into bay x 4.75m) Impressive lounge with large double glazed bay window affording simply beautiful views over the firth of Clyde to the Ayrshire Coast, Cowal Peninsula and Cumbrae Islands. A window to watch the world go by with ferries, yachts and cruise liners passing by. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Original deep skirtings. Open shelving. Multi- fuel stove. Wall lights. Telephone point. Carpet. Roman blinds. 2 radiators. 4 double and 4 single electric sockets.

Dining Room:
(Approx. 3.70m x 2.96m) Lovely room with double glazed window to front and fabulous sea views. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Open shelving. Wall hung, electric, living flame fire. TV point. Carpet. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

(Approx. 4.17m x 3.60m) A well proportioned and designed, bright and sunny kitchen with room for dining if required. Large double glazed window to rear looking over garden to the lush greenery of the cliff behind. Range of new white kitchen units with contrast worktops. Larder cupboard. Leisure gas cooker with five burner hob, double oven and grill with integrated black extractor. Contemporary splashback tiling. Stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit with drainer and swan neck mixer tap. CH timer. Cooker point. Laminate tile effect flooring. Window blind. 1 radiator. 7 double and 1 single electric

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 6.85m into bay x 3.98m) A beautiful room with lots of natural light and
sunshine. Large double glazed bay window with amazing sea views as far as the
Cumbrae Isles to the south and the Cowal Peninsula to the north. Two further double glazed windows to side. Plain cornice. Picture rail. Stainless steel, double skinned, flue from multi-fuel stove directly below in garage/workshop; a cosy addition. Wall lights. TV point. Carpet. Curtains. 2 radiators. 3 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 4.97m x 3.88m) Another lovely room to front with two double glazed windows and enjoying superb sea views. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Wall lights. TV point. Telephone point. Carpet. Blinds. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 4.03m x 3.90m) Sunny, bright room with double glazed window to rear looking over garden and courtyard area to rear. Fitted bedroom furniture on one wall. Pendant light. TV point. Carpet. Venetian blind.1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 2.44m x 2.30m) Bright, sunny room with double glazed window to rear looking to garden. Deep window shelf. Currently used as office/study. Ceiling spotlight group. Wall light. TV point. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

(Approx. 2.54m x 2.02m) beautifully appointed bathroom. Lovely and bright with large double glazed, obscured glass window to rear. White, wood panelled walls and ceiling reflecting lots of natural light. Coloured ceiling spotlights. White bath with side hung taps. White tiling at bath with contrast mosaic tile detail. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal with tiled splashback. Large, curved shower enclosure with wet wall panelling, drench shower head and spray attachment. Wall mirror with glass toiletries shelving. White toiletries cabinet. Tiled floor. Chrome, ladder-style
towel radiator.

(Approx. 2.70m x 1.53m >0.91m)”L” shaped room with double glazed, obscured glass window to rear. Partly white wood panelled walls. Ceiling spotlight group. White vanity unit with hand basin. W.C.
Toiletries cabinet. 1 radiator.

Gated driveway to front with parking space and access to garage below. Gate at side leading to courtyard area and double doors to utility room to rear of garage. Open fronted under stair storage compartment. Studio/Games Room. Potting shed. Tool shed. Summer house. Lawn with drying area. Terraced garden to rear with established shrubs.

(Approx. 3.57m x 4.13m)Great utility space with range of base and wall units. Single bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer each side. Plumbing for washing machine. Vaillant combi boiler, serviced annually. Storage unit. Double doors to garage with obscured glass panels above. 3 double electric sockets and 1 single electric socket.

(Approx. 6.50m x 4.15m) Fluorescent lights. Multi-fuel stove with double skinned flue pipe ascending to Bedroom 1. Wooden storage racks and work benches. Two windows to side. 3 single electric sockets.

Studio/Games Room:
(Approx. 5.68m x 4.58m) A great extra space. Perfect for many purposes. Very bright with glass panelled doors, side panels and 3 further windows. Currently used as a games room but could offer many alternative options. Wall light. Pool table with overhead lighting. Woodburner on raised concrete plinth. Carpet with vinyl flooring at door. 1 double electric socket.

Council Tax:
Band E.

Energy Performance

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co

FIXED PRICE £210,000.

Home Report:
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To be submitted in writing to Wm Skelton & Co, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB or by DX 590651 Rothesay or LP-2 Rothesay.

By arrangement.

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