Property Ref: CURRAG01 - Inverbeg Cottage, Greenhill Brae, Ardbeg Road
Price: £320,000

A truly special home occupying a splendid position just back from the seafront at Ardbeg and enjoying magnificent, elevated views over Rothesay Bay and across the Firth of Clyde. Lovingly redesigned, sensitively recreated and extended.

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Beautiful Views

  • Gas Aga

  • Bespoke Kitchen

  • Wood Burning Stove

  • Elevated views over Rothesay

  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Off Road Parking

  • Garage

A truly special home occupying a splendid position just back from the seafront at Ardbeg and enjoying magnificent, elevated views over Rothesay Bay and across the Firth of Clyde. Lovingly redesigned, sensitively recreated and extended, this exceptional detached home is beautifully presented with particular attention to detail. Oak flooring with complementary finishes features throughout. A bespoke, craftsman-built kitchen, complete with gas Aga is a cook’s delight and opens on to a sunny veranda to front from where to enjoy the morning sun and the magnificent views. To the rear lies a sunny, very private, sheltered paved courtyard behind the conservatory, flanked by engineered stone walling with an amazing garden stretching behind to the rural landscape. The garden has been designed for ease of maintenance and to provide colour all year round with established shrubs, flowers and fruit.
Double glazing, gas central heating, multi-fuel stove and Aga ensure a cosy
and comfortable cottage all year round.

Comprises:
Ground Floor:
Entrance Porch, Hallway, Lounge, Kitchen, Conservatory, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom.

First Floor:
Upper Hallway, 2 Bedrooms, Shower Room

Outside:
Veranda, Driveway, Off Road Parking, Private Paved Courtyard, Garage, Garden Shed. Garden to Front, Stairway leading to Garden at Rear.

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 websitewww.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 the 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:
Inverbeg Cottage sits to the left at the top of Greenhill Brae, a road leading from Ardbeg Road and accessed from just past 20, Ardbeg Road. Follow the road for short distance and take the concrete driveway leading to the property. A set of steps to the right also lead to the front of the cottage. Ample block paved parking at rear. Entrance via porch to front or door to rear.

Porch:
(Approx. 1.55m x 1.71m) Double glazed entrance door with glazed side panels leads into sunny, double glazed porch with beautiful views all round. Deep display window ledges. Ceiling light. Amtico flooring. Roman blinds. 1 single electric socket. Full length, double glazed door leads into hallway.

Hallway:
(Approx. 6.01m x 1.27m>2.43m) Lovely welcoming, “T” shaped hallway with carpeted stairway to right leading to upper floor. 2 pendant lights. Solid oak flooring with oak veneer doors and skirtings. Two storage cupboards. Smoke detector. Central heating controls. Wall mounted electrics. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

Lounge:
(Approx. 7.27m x 2.94m >3.73m) Lovely, cosy and restful lounge to front with beautiful views from the double glazed window looking over the bay to the mainland coasts of Cowal and Ayrshire. Three pendant lights. Telephone point. Double doors lead to Conservatory. Opening to Kitchen. Solid oak flooring with oak veneer skirtings. Curtains. Blinds. 2 radiators. 5 double electric sockets.

Conservatory:
(Approx. 2.29m x 4.76m) Double glazed doors from Lounge lead into sunny Conservatory looking to paved, courtyard area to rear. Ceiling spotlights. Mahogany window sills and skirtings. Double glazed doors to courtyard. Amtico oak effect flooring. Curtains. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.


Kitchen:
(Approx. 6.30m x 2.76m) A fabulous kitchen, designed with cooks in mind. Exceptional quality, full of light with double glazed windows to side and front and glazed doors to courtyard and lovely veranda to front. Well designed, warm cream, craftsman built, bespoke kitchen with a wealth of storage. Fantastic range of base and wall units some with display glass fronts, larder storage units and sleekly, integrated appliances including dishwasher and washing machine. Polished granite worktops, sills and splashback.
Worktop lighting. Kitchen Aid fitted fridge freezer. Black gas Aga range cooker with spotlights over. Double white Belfast sink. Window blinds. Amtico flooring. 6 double electric sockets.

Veranda:
A thoughtful addition to the property with amazing views and sunny position. Enter from kitchen or garden. Perfect for morning coffee.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 4.37m x 4.17m) Lovely room with dual aspect. Double glazed windows to front and side, both with superb views. Ceiling spotlights. Multi-fuel stove in oak fire surround and tiled hearth. Telephone point. Solid oak flooring.
Curtains. Blinds. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 2.92m x 3.36m) Restful room to rear with double glazed window to side.
Pendant light. Curtain. Blind. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bathroom:
(Approx. 1.78m x 2.46m) Immaculately presented, professionally fitted bathroom with elegantly tiled walls in subtle hues. Double glazed, obscured glass window to rear. White bath with side hung taps and hand held spray. Wash hand basin and pedestal. W.C. Tiled floor. Towel radiator.

To the right of the main door into the hallway, a carpeted stairway with ceiling lights leads to the upper floor
accommodation and opens to an oak floored upper hallway of approx. 1.00m x 2.12m) Oak veneer doors and skirtings complement the flooring.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 6.70m into bay window x 5.60) Light and sunny room with masses of space.
Double glazed bay window affords
spectacular, elevated sea and hill views. Cam ceilings to front and rear add character. Solid oak flooring with oak veneer skirtings. Curtains. 1 Radiator. 4 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 6.70m into bay window x 4.61m) Lovely, spacious room to front with double glazed window making the most of the stunning, elevated views. Cam ceilings to front and rear add character. Ceiling spotlights. Solid oak flooring. Oak veneer skirtings. Curtains. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 3.23m x 2.05m) Superb, sleek, professionally fitted, shower room with
obscured glass double glazed window to rear. Ceiling spotlights. Tiled walls, Double shower enclosure with glass panels. Contemporary vanity unit with inset, white, shallow basin. Tiled splashback. W.C. Extractor. Tiled floor. (Beautiful view of garden)

Outside:
Beautiful gardens to front with alpines, heathers and established shrubs on the sloping grounds either side of the concrete driveway. A block paved area leads past the large garage into a beautiful, sunny paved area behind the cottage. An exceedingly private space flanked by stone retaining walls with stairs leading to beautiful gardens to rear extending to the farmland behind. Galvanised steel and wire fencing with gated entry to stairs. Spectacular views from many angles - and from the wall at the rear of the garden, quite superb panoramas.

Council Tax:
Band D.

Energy Performance
Indicator:
C

Sellers:
Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co

Price:
Offers over £320,000

Home Report:
Available free of charge electronically from www.onesurvey.org

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

Offers:
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.

Entry:
By arrangement.

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