Property Ref: SIDEKA01 - 2, York Terrace
Price: £170,000

A very attractive, spacious, well proportioned, semi-detached villa in a slightly elevated position in Rothesay, well placed for all amenities, bus services and ferry terminal. Only a short walk from the seafront and enjoying views to Rothesay Bay.

  • 3 Bathrooms

  • Flexible Accommodation

  • Character Property


  • Partial Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Close to Amenities

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Prominent position

  • Off Road Parking

A very attractive, spacious, well proportioned, semi-detached villa in a slightly elevated position in Rothesay, well placed for all amenities, bus services and ferry terminal. Only a short walk from the seafront and enjoying views to Rothesay Bay. This lovely family home has retained many original features including ornate cornices, ceiling roses, a beautiful curved stairway and decorative balconies, all adding to its distinct character. Excellent accommodation over three floors with the top floor ideal for teenagers or for a home office area.

Ground Floor:
Vestibule, Entrance Hallway, Lounge, Cloakroom/Utility Room, Kitchen/Diner.

First Floor:
Four Bedrooms,

Second Floor:
Large Bedroom /Sitting Room,
En-suite Bathroom

Exclusive Garden Area to Front,
Paved Courtyard at Rear. Off Road Parking, Store, Garden Shed.

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.

Property Location:
The property is well situated on York Terrace, not far from the seafront and handy for all Rothesay’s amenities. Access from Chapelhill Road turning left into York Terrace just before Academy Road begins. Shared driveway leads to exclusive, paved and gravelled parking area to front with external lighting.

The property is the semi detached villa to the left hand side and entered via storm door to vestibule.

Vestibule :
(Approx. 1.32m x 2.52m) Black painted, wooden storm door leads into tiled vestibule. Cupboard storage and shelving. Gas meter and electrics. Beautiful original engraved glass panelled door with clear side panels and triple fanlight over. Toiled floor.

Entrance Hall:
(Approx. 6.40m x 1.52m) Lovely, bright hallway with original, wood panelled doors Beautiful, original stair with painted rail and wooden banister to one side. Stair carpet runner. Pendant lights. Coat hanging space. Smoke detector. Great, shelved storage cupboard of approx. 0.83m x 2.60m. Tile flooring. Telephone point.1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 6.16m x 4.21m) Bright, airy room to front with views to Rothesay Bay. Pendant light. Original, ornate cornice, ceiling detail and rose. Large window to front with astragal top panel. Window shutters. Original deep skirtings. Open shelving. Brick fireplace with wooden mantelshelf and polished stone hearth housing living flame, coal effect, gas fire. Painted floor boards. TV point. Telephone point. 2 radiators. 5 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 4.45m x 1.10m) Small obscured glass window to side. Ceiling spotlights. W.C. Vanity sink unit with cupboard below. Plumbing for washing machine. Pulley. Gas central heating boiler. CM detector. Vinyl flooring. 1 radiator. 1 single electric socket.

(Approx. 3.91m x 6.78m) An excellent, sociable space. A bright, spacious room with 2 astragal windows to the rear looking over the courtyard area to rear and one to side. Wooden, half glazed, stable door to rear. Pendant and wall lights. Range of wooden base units, plate racks and “dresser style” cupboard storage above. Splashback tiling. Kitchen island. Double Belfast sink. Bush 8 burner range cooker with double oven, grill and plate warmer. Side storage units and open shelving. Tile flooring. Curtains. 2 radiators. 6 double and 1 single electric sockets.

First Floor Hallway:
(Approx. 4.25m x 1.84m) Bright hallway with original wood panelled doors to most rooms. Pendant light. Smoke detector. 1 radiator. Carpet.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 5.87m x 4.22m) Lovely room with large window to front with astragal top panel. View over patio area to front and beyond to the Bay and ferry terminal. Pendant light. Original ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Original deep skirtings. Painted floorboards. 3 radiators. 3 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.42m x 3.68m>2.65m) Restful room to rear with astragal window. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 3.16m x 3.40m) Astragal window to rear. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Laminate flooring.Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 3.45m x 2.51m) Charming room to front with astragal window looking to the
Bay. Lovely, original corner fireplace with mantelshelf. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 3.42m x 2.52m) Spacious bathroom with separate shower enclosure. Window to side. Pendant light. Part tiled, part panelled walls. Bath with spray attachment. W.C. Vanity basin unit. Mira electric shower. 1 radiator. Laminate flooring.

A door to the left of the first floor hallway leads to carpeted stair to the upper floor accommodation comprising large bedroom/living room with en-suite bathroom. Excellent teenageliving/sleeping space.

Bedroom 5:
(Approx. 5.80m x 5.35m) A fantastic space with cam ceilings front and back. Two Velux windows to front flood the room with natural light. Ceiling spotlight group. Pendant light. Part panelled ceiling. Two cupboards. Loft access. Mirror wall tiles and white painted balustrade. New carpet. 2 double and 2 single electric sockets.

En-suite Bathroom:
(Approx. 3.79m x 1.38m) Velux window to front. Bath with handheld spray attachment. Tiled splashback. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Ceiling light.

Paved courtyard to rear accessed from kitchen/diner. Store with light and power. Shared driveway to front with exclusive paved patio area and lighting. Gravel area with off road parking. Steps down to paved area with garden shed.

Council Tax:
Band D.

Home Report:
Available free to interested parties electronically from

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Offers in the Region of £170,000

Energy Performance

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.