Property Ref: WALLDO01 - 2, Crichton Road
Price: £150,000

Lovely, ground floor maisonette in a “C” listed, sandstone property in a quiet cul-de-sac in the popular residential area of Crichton Road. The property enjoys beautiful, elevated sea & hill views over Rothesay Bay towards Loch Striven.

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Beautiful Views


  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Fitted Kitchen

Lovely, ground floor maisonette in a “C” listed, sandstone property in a quiet cul-de-sac in the popular residential area of Crichton Road. The property enjoys beautiful, elevated sea & hill views over Rothesay Bay towards Loch Striven. Flexible accommodation with two storey, former servants’ quarters to rear providing many alternative uses. Original, period features are retained and blend sympathetically with contemporary improvements. Gas central heating. Double glazing. Beautifully landscaped gardens to front, rear and side featuring lovely paved patio areas from which to enjoy sunshine all day long.

Entrance Porch,
4, Bedrooms,
Dining Kitchen,
Utility Room,
Box Room/Office,
Shower Room.
Garden to Front , Side & Rear - Easily Maintained
Shared Drying Green
Garden Shed with Light & Power

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.

The property sits in a slightly elevated position in a quiet cul-de-sac at the beginning of the popular residential area of Crichton Road. Steps from Crichton Road lead to path at front to entrance porch. Super views from garden.

Entrance Porch:
(Approx. 2.04m x 2.00m) Double glazed doors to entrance porch. Window to side. Pendant light. Panelled/ brick faced walls. Mosaic tiled floor.
Original, stripped wooden entrance door with glazed panel, side panels and fanlight over.

Hallway: (Approx. 5.92m x 2.24m @ widest) Welcoming hallway with picture rail and mostly stripped, original panelled doors to rooms off. Telephone point. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 double and 1 single electric socket.

(Approx. 5.58m x 4.55) Lovely, bright, airy and spacious room to front with super sea and hill views form the large double glazed bay window to front. Original ornate cornice, ceiling detail and rose. Picture rail. Pendant light. Modern mahogany finish fire surround with pale, polished marble hearth and insert housing coal effect gas fire. Laminate flooring. 2 radiators. 4 double electric sockets

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 3.88m x 3.64m) Bright room to front with double glazed window affording superb views over the bay and across to the Cowal Hills beyond. Pendant light. Carpet. 1 radiator. 1 double and 2 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 4.20m x 3.48m) Sunny room to rear with French doors leading to garden at rear. Pendant light. Laminate flooring. Vertical blinds. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 3.32m x 3.02m) Double glazed window to garden. Glass panelled door to hallway at rear leading to two storey accommodation and door to garden. Room for small table. Lowered, panelled ceiling. Part tiled walls. Range of base and wall units with contrast worktops. Cupboard storage. 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer. Free standing dual fuel cooker with integrated extractor over. Plumbing for dishwasher. Window seat with storage below. Vinyl flooring. Curtains. 1 radiator. 5 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Utility Room:
(Approx. 3.32m x 1.17m) Window to rear. Pendant light. Range of base and wall units complete with worktops. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble drier. Storage area above doorway. Pulley. Vokera Linea combi gas boiler. Laminate flooring. Vertical blinds. 2 double electric sockets

(Approx. 2.33m x 2.23m) Excellent family bathroom with both bath and separate shower enclosure. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Ceiling light. Extractor. Tiled walls with wet wall panelling in shower enclosure. Chrome, ladder stile, modern towel radiator. Bathroom cabinet. Illuminated wall mirror with shaver point.

A small hallway from the Kitchen leads to the two storey accommodation to rear.
Excellent cupboard storage. As well as forming part of the main property , this flexible accommodation could offer many potential opportunities either as separate ancillary accommodation depending on family requirements, office use for working from home or even the opportunity for an income stream from holiday letting? Door to rear garden

Carpeted steps to Bedroom 3 ( currently used as an office)

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 2.75m x 2.84m) Two double glazed windows to side allow lots of natural sunlight. Carpet. Vertical blinds. 1 radiator. Telephone point. 4 double and 4 single electric sockets.Carpeted stair to Shower Room.

(Approx. 1.03m x 0.25) Double glazed, obscured glass window to rear . Pendant light. Tiled shower enclosure with electric shower. Wall hung vanity basin. W.C. Shaver point.

Carpeted stair leads to Upper Floor with Bedroom 4 and Box Room/Office.

Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 2.93m x 2.92m) Lovely bright room with large double glazed windows to side looking to garden. Deep display window ledge. Pendant light. Slight cam ceilings either side. Carpet. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Box Room/
(Approx. 1.59m x1.76m) Bright little room with Velux window. Carpet. Telephone point. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets.

Exclusive garden to front side and rear, carefully landscaped to provide a paved area in front of the house to enjoy the evening sun setting over the Bay. A round, paved patio area in the lower front garden and an elevated patio to the side give many options for sitting out to enjoy the views. Established shrubs, paving and low stone walling allow for a relatively easily maintained outside space. Garden shed with light and power.

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Council Tax:
Band C

Energy Performance

Listed Building:
Category C.

Home Report:
Available free to interested parties electronically from

Offers Over £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.