Property Ref: COMMMI01 - Park Cottage, Upper Quay Street
Price: £150,000

A lovely, cosy, family home in the seaside village of Port Bannatyne. In an elevated position and enjoying lovely views over the Marina and Kames Bay from the upper floor, this spacious, well proportioned, end terrace, two storey cottage .....

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Solar Panels

  • Wood Burning Stove

  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Off Road Parking

A lovely, cosy, family home in the seaside village of Port Bannatyne. In an elevated position and enjoying lovely views over the Marina and Kames Bay from the upper floor, this spacious, well proportioned, end terrace, two storey cottage is presented in neutral décor and has double glazing, gas central heating, wood burning stove and solar panels. Private parking area to the side and a lovely, enclosed garden to rear; easy to maintain with patio area, drying green, outhouses and vegetable plots.

Ground Floor:
Vestibule, Entrance Hallway,
Utility Room/Toilet,
Dining Kitchen,
Rear Porch,
Upper Floor:
Three Bedrooms,
Shower Room,
Floored Attic Storage
Car Parking Area,
Easily Managed, Enclosed Garden at Rear.
Solar Panels on Roof.

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 the increasingly popular ButeFest. The Cattle Show and Bute Highland Games are also popular events.

Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) is now in operation for the ferry fares to Bute.

Property Location
The property is situated in the lovely seaside village of Port Bannatyne with its marina, pubs and post office/café. Frequent bus services operate to Rothesay a distance of approx. 3 miles.

Park Cottage is situated in Upper Quay Street which is accessed from Bannatyne Mains Road. Pedestrian access can also be gained from Castle Street at the junction with Quay Street via stairs to the terrace.

(Approx. 1.43m x 1.33m) Steps with handrail lead to external, painted timber door with glass fanlight over. Light and airy vestibule. Original door with obscured glass upper panel opens to hallway, Laminate flooring.

Entrance Hallway:
(Approx. 7.96m x 2.17m + 2.12m x 1.21m) Nicely proportioned, welcoming hallway with double glazed window to rear allowing plenty of light. Wooden staircase to right hand side. Pendant light. Corbels. Coat hooks. Mostly original wood panelled doors. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator. 1 single electric socket. Modern door to garden

(Approx. 4.87m x 4.29m) Lovely, bright lounge with large double glazed bay window to front. Window seat with cushions. Side views to Kames Bay , the Marina and surrounding hillsides. Lovely original cornice, ceiling detail and centre rose. Deep skirtings. Open shelving. Wooden fire surround with polished stone insert and hearth. Wood burning stove. Carpet. Blinds. 1 radiator. 2 double and 2 single electric sockets.

Utility Room/Toilet:
(Approx. 3.60m x 1.20m) Double glazed, obscured glass window to side. White base unit with contrast worktop and washing machine below. Range of white wall cabinets and splashback tiling. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. W.C. Coat hooks. Curtains. Vinyl flooring.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 3.95m x 3.38m) Bright, sunny and spacious dining kitchen to rear with double glazed window looking out to the garden at rear. Pendant light. Range of base and wall units, some with glass display. Contrast oiled and varnished beech worktops. Splashback tiling. 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated electric over, gas hob and overhead extractor. Fridge freezer. Open shelving. Worcester gas central heating boiler housed in cupboard. Telephone point. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator. 5 double electric sockets.

Rear Porch:
(Approx. 2.90m x 1.0m) Lovely addition to the property. Double glazing all round looking over rear garden and patio area. Door to garden . Shelf for plants.
Wall light, Hanging space. Tiled floor.

Wooden staircase leads to the upper floor with double glazed window at half landing looking over rear garden.

Upper Hallway:
(Approx. 3.20m x 2.15m @ widest) Spacious hallway with original wood panelled doors to all rooms. Pendant light. Cupboard. Smoke detector. Telephone point. Concealed ladder accessing floored loft storage room . Carpet.1 double electric socket.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 3.85m x 3.54m) Two double glazed windows to rear with views over gardens. Bright and sunny. Pendant light. Wall press. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 4.69m x 2.20m) Double glazed window to front. Pendant light. Carpet. Blind. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 4.81m x 3.46m) Lovely room with large double glazed bay window to front offering splendid views to side over the Marine and Kames Bay towards Ettrickdale. Currently used as an office/study—ideal for working from home! Ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Pendant light. Gas fire. Telephone point. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 2.54m x 1.43m) Double glazed, part obscured glass window to side. Part tiled walls. Pendant heat lamp. Shower enclosure with sliding glass doors. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Mirror fronted toiletries cabinet. Towel rail. Laminate tile effect flooring. Window blind.

A floored, carpeted attic storage room with Velux window and blind is accessed by ladder from the upper hall.A door to side leads to roof space which houses the Aurora Photovoltaic Inverter for the solar power.
(The inverter has a warranty until February, 2033)

Lovely easily managed, enclosed gardens to front, side and rear. Parking area. Recently re-roofed outhouses with light and power. Patio area, drying green and pathway leading to gate at the outbuildings leading on to further garden ground with vegetable plots.

Solar roof panels ( 6 either side) installed in 2012 provide electricity on a Feed-in Tariff with an eligibility period of 20 years from November 2012. An annual payment of approx. £280 is received. ( More details can be provided on request)

Council Tax:
Band D

Energy Performance

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

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Offers in the Region of £150,000

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.