Property Ref: MCKERO01 - 14, Crichton Road
Price: £149,950

A lovely, spacious, ground floor, three bedroom flat in a beautiful, “C” Listed building in the ever popular, residential area of Crichton Road with its very own self contained, “granny flat.”

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Added Advantage of Self Contained Flat

  • Flexible Accommodation



  • Partial Sea View

  • Fitted Kitchen

A lovely, spacious, ground floor, three bedroom flat in a beautiful, “C” Listed building in the ever popular, residential area of Crichton Road with its very own self contained, “granny flat.” This great added “extra” accommodation could provide income opportunities by way of holiday or residential letting as it has done in the past or simply extra flexibility within the household. Retaining a wealth of original features combined with modern enhancements and enjoying sea and hill views to Rothesay Bay, Loch Striven and the Cowal Hills.


Main Flat:
Shared Entrance Vestibule,
Hallway, Lounge, 3 Bedrooms, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room, Bathroom, Box Room.

“Granny Flat”:
Hallway/Dining Area, Kitchen, Stairway, Lounge, Bedroom, Shower Room.

Exclusive Garden to Front and Area to Rear, Patio Area, 2 Outhouses, Garden Shed, Shared Driveway.

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. Cycling is also popular with the trails around the island allowing access to beautiful beaches.

There are festivals held annually including increasingly popular 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.

Property Location:
The property forms the ground floor flat of a lovely “C” Listed, sandstone building with attendant 2 storey annexe to rear situated in the very popular and sought after, residential area of Crichton Road, approximately 1 mile from Rothesay itself. Shared driveway with stepped pathway to right of property leads to shared entrance vestibule. Property is accessed by door to right hand side.

Entrance Vestibule:
(Approx. 2.57m x 2.20m) Storm doors lead to original, engraved glass door to spacious, shared vestibule with original, ornate cornice and ceiling detail. Dado rail. Deep skirting. Carpet. Wooden, part glazed door to property.

(Approx. 6.81m x 1.05m >2.38m >2.83m) Irregularly shaped hallway with two wall lights and two pendant light. Original ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Original deep skirtings, Two storage cupboards, both lockable. Glass panelled door to lounge. Engineered wood laminate flooring. 1 radiator with cover. 3 single electric sockets.

(Approx. 6.66m x 4.37m) A lovely bright and spacious room with large bay window to front and side window allowing plenty of natural light and giving views over Rothesay Bay. An upholstered window seat makes the most of the space around the bay window. Pendant light. Original ornate cornice, ceiling detail and rose. Original deep skirtings. Picture rail. Wall lights. Wooden fireplace with polished stone insert and hearth housing living flame, coal effect gas fire. Telephone point. Engineered wood laminate flooring. Satellite TV connection. Curtains. 2 double and 2 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 4.35m x 3.86m) Bright room with three windows to front and views to the Bay and beyond. Pendant light. Original, ornate cornice, ceiling detail, picture rail and deep skirtings. Fitted bedroom furniture with built-in wardrobes and over bed cabinets and chests of drawers. Wall press. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.06m x 3.61m) A restful, sunny and airy room to rear with astragal window looking over garden. Plain cornice. Ceiling spotlight group on dimmer switch. Open wall press with exposed stone walling and black glass shelving. Mirror fronted wardrobes. Engineered wood laminate flooring. Window blind. 3 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 1.48m x 2.40m)
A delightfully, cute single room with window to side. Deep window sill. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Carpet. Window blind. 1 double electric socket.

(Approx. 2.38m x 2.11m) Well appointed, modern bathroom with obscured glass window to side. Deep tiled window shelf. Fully tiled walls with contrast tile detail. Ceiling spotlight group. Whirlpool shower bath with static curved and rectangular folding shower screens. W.C. Attractive, contemporary white vanity basin unit with large, lit, wall mirror above. Chrome, ladder style, towel radiator. Tiled
flooring. Window blind.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 4.68m x 3.76m) A greatly sociable space with superb storage provided by a well laid out range of base and wall units, some of which are glass display cabinets with lighting. Contrast laminate worktops and worktop lighting above. Composite 1½ bowl sink unit, drainer and flexible mixer tap. Integrated oven, grill and gas hob. Integrated dishwasher. Double astragal doors to garden at rear. Ceiling spotlights. Part tiled walls in brick effect. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator. 4 double and 2 single electric sockets. Doors to Utility Room and Door to Box Room and Ante Hall leading to Bedroom 1.

Between the Dining Kitchen and Bedroom 1 there is a carpeted ante hall of approx. 1.48m x 1.93m with louvre door cupboard storage along one wall. To the other side is a Box Room providing additional storage

Utility Room:
(Approx. 1.83m x 2.10m) Astragal window to side. Deep window shelf. Door to “Granny Flat”. 2 Freezers. Washing machine. Tumble drier. 1 double and a single electric socket. Pendant light. Laminate flooring. Window blind.

Granny Flat:
An internal door from the Utility Room and a external Side Door from the garden lead
to this extra accommodation which can be used for many different purposes including holiday or residential letting.

Hallway/Dining Area:
(Approx. 1.44m x 4.60m) Window. Pendant light. Open shelving. Carpet. Single electric socket. Carpeted stairway to upper floor with handrail and roof light. Sliding door to kitchen.

(Approx. 4.34m x 2.95m) Step down from hallway. Window to side. Door to garden. Fluorescent light. Range of base and wall units with worktops. Open shelving. Stainless steel sink unit and drainer. Free standing cooker. Fridge freezer. Washing machine. Mexico boiler. Carpet and vinyl flooring. 1 double and 3 single electric sockets.

(Approx. 3.67m x 4.17m) Astragal window to side. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Telephone point. Laminate flooring. Curtains. 1 double electric socket. Door to Bedroom.

(Approx. 3.13m x 4.17m) Bright, spacious room with windows either side. Plain cornice. Access to loft. Ceiling spotlight group. Open wall press with curtain.
Carpet. Curtains. 2 single electric sockets.
Door to Shower Room.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 1.61m x 4.10m) Window to either side. Three pendant lights. Part painted wood panelled walls. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Tiled shower enclosure with shower curtain and rail. Toiletries cabinet. Carpet.

Exclusive garden ground to front and area of exclusive, sunny garden to rear. Patio area. Flower bed. Shared driveway. Two outhouses. Wooden shed.

Furniture and most contents may be available to purchase as a separate private arrangement with sellers.

Council Tax:
Band D.

Listed Building Category:

Energy Performance

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Home Report:
Available free of charge electronically from

Offers Over £149,950

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

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.