Property Ref: CHAPPA01 - The Chimes, 20, Argyle Place
Price: £195,000

A real family home. A comfortable, mid-terraced, seafront townhouse with beautiful, unrestricted sea views over Rothesay Bay, the Firth of Clyde and the Cowal Hills. Spacious, flexible accommodation over three floors

  • 2 Bathrooms

  • Beautiful Views

  • Wood Burning Stove


  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Prominent position

A real family home. A comfortable, mid-terraced, seafront townhouse with beautiful, unrestricted sea views over Rothesay Bay, the Firth of Clyde and the Cowal Hills. Spacious, flexible accommodation over three floors great for extended family use with the upper floor particularly suitable for teenage requirements. Double glazed. Gas central heating. Garden to front and rear with private patio area.

Ground Floor:

Vestibule, Entrance Hall,
Lounge with Bay Window,
Dining Room, Dining Kitchen,
Toilet, Conservatory,
First Floor:
Master Bedroom with en-suite Bathroom,
2 Double Bedrooms,
Shower Room

Second Floor:
Hallway, 3 Bedrooms

Exclusive Garden to front & rear with private patio area.
Courtyard Area.
Garden shed.

Location: 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 effect for the ferry fares to Bute

From Argyle Place via steps and graven path to original brown painted storm door marked “20”.

(Approx. 1.50m x 1.57m) Entrance vestibule with modern white entrance door with double glazed fanlight over. Dado rail. Pendant light. Decorative cornice.Cupboard housing electricity meter. Terracotta tiled floor.

(Approx. 5.70m x 1.42m) Spacious, bright hallway with carpeted stairway to upper floor. Original wooden banister. Glass panelled doors to all rooms. Quarry tile flooring. 1 radiator. 2 single electric sockets.

Lounge: (Approx. 5.30m x 4.44m) Beautifully bright, sunny lounge with large double glazed bay window affording stunning panoramic views out over Rothesay Bay to the Cowal Hills and Firth of Clyde. Original ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Dado rail. Deep skirting boards. Solid wooden fire surround and mantelshelf with polished marble hearth and insert. Brass effect fender. Living flame effect fire. Alcove with glass shelving. Curtains. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

(Approx. 6.86m x 3.37m) Extremely spacious, bright dining kitchen with dining area enhanced by wooden fire surround housing Valor multi-fuel stove in recessed stone hearth. Double glazed windows to rear and side. Ceiling lights. Part tiled walls. Range of floor and wall units with breakfast bar. Gas cooker. Cooker hood. Fridge. 1½ bowl sink with drainer and mixer taps. Plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Telephone point. Telephone. T.V. connection. Extractor fan. Laminate flooring. Cupboard storage above doorway to Conservatory. 1 radiator. 5 double and 3 single electric sockets. Cooker point.

Dining Room:
(Approx. 3.36m x 3.40m) Double glazed window to rear. Pendant light. Storage shelving. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 single electric sockets.

(Approx. 2.08m x 0.94m) Handy downstairs toilet. W.C. Wall hung basin. Tiled walls. Laminate flooring. Toiletries cupboard.

(Approx. 4.06m x 2.30m) Entered from dining kitchen is a sunny conservatory with patio door to garden. Door to courtyard area. (Fantastic for rabbits/guinea pigs etc.) Wall lights. 2 double electric sockets. Tiled floor. Polycarbonate roofing.

First Floor:
Stairway to First Floor:
Carpeted feature staircase leads to first floor level where it splits at half landing giving access to Bedroom 3, Shower Room and storage cupboard at rear. To front Master Bedroom with en-suite bathroom., Bedroom 2 and storage cupboard. 1 single electric socket.

Hall: (Approx. 5.74m x 0.95m) Carpeted hallway with wooden hand rail. Smoke detector. Cupboard under stair. Cupboard housing Ideal Mexico gas central heating boiler. Opening to stairway to upper floor. Loft access.

Master Bedroom:
(Approx. 4.10m x 4.05m) Beautifully light, spacious bedroom with 3 double glazed windows to front commanding fabulous views over Rothesay Bay. Pendant light.. Deep skirtings. Original ornate cornicing and ceiling rose. Built-in wardrobes and top box storage. Curtains. Bamboo flooring. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric socket. Door to en-suite bathroom.

En-Suite Bathroom:
(Approx. 3.70m x 1.96m)
Double glazed window to front. Part tiled walls. Ceiling light. Double vanity basin unit with storage below. Corner bath with
Triton T80 electric shower over. Shower curtain. 2 mirrored toiletries cabinets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.13m x 2.86m) Bright room with double glazed window to rear overlooking garden. Pendant light. Wash hand basin. Built-in wardrobes. Curtains. Laminate flooring. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 3: (Approx. 4.35m x 3.31m) Double glazed window to rear overlooking rear garden. Light and airy room with the added facility of a contemporary vanity sink unit. Splashback tiling. Pendant
light. Blind. Laminate flooring. Telephone point. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 2.02m x 1.90m) Bright shower room with obscured glass double glazed window to side. Deep window shelf. Fully tiled walls. Tiled shower enclosure with Mira shower. W.C. Wash hand basin with pedestal. Tiled floor. 1 radiator.

Curved wooden stairway to second floor. Hand rail. Skylight window. Mirror.

Second Floor:-

(Approx. 2.31m x 1.37m) Ceiling light. Part tiled walls. Inset sink and mixer tap in wooden. dresser unit with tiled splashback and storage above and below. Small storage cupboard. Loft access. Smoke detector. Laminate
flooring.1 radiator. 1 single electric socket.

Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 3.95m x 3.05m) Lovely bright room to front with double glazed windows to Bay
affording beautiful, elevated sea and hill views. Laminate flooring. Curtains. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 5:
(Approx. 3.05m x 2.61m) Double glazed window to Bay with lovely sea views. Ceiling light. Laminate flooring. Curtains. 1 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 6:
(Approx. 2.72m x 3.23m) Cam ceiling. Double glazed window to rear overlooking garden. Ceiling light. 1 single electric socket.

Outside :
Exclusive garden to front. At rear steps lead to sunny patio area with small decking section and mature shrubs. Rear garden and drying area mostly under grass.

Council Tax:
Band D.

Energy Performance

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Offers in the Region of £195,000.

Home Report:
Available free of charge electronically to interested parties from Onesurvey Ltd on

By appointment only through Wm Skelton & Co, Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: 01700 504793. 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.

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.