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Property Ref: JOHNEL01 - Flat 2/2, 41, East Princes Street Rothesay PA20 9DN

A little gem of a property. A proper bolthole from mainland stresses. On the sea front just opposite the promenade and Albert Pier with terrific views over Rothesay Bay and in walking distance of all the town’s amenities with easy access for ferry termi

1 Bathrooms

Price: £29,900



  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Close to Amenities

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Prominent position

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A little gem of a property. A proper bolthole from mainland stresses. On the sea front just opposite the promenade and Albert Pier with terrific views over Rothesay Bay and in walking distance of all the town’s amenities with easy access for ferry terminal.Bright and sunny with woodland to rear. Double glazing and gas central heating. Recently re-roofed with new guttering.


Shared Entrance Close & Stairs,
Shared Vestibule,
Living Room/Bedroom,
Shower Room,
Store Room.

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— www.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. Cycling is also popular with the trails around the island allowing access to beautiful beaches.

There are festivals held annually including Isle of Bute Jazz, eatBute at Mount Stuart and T in the Port. The Cattle Show and Bute Highland Games are also popular events.

Prospective property purchasers on Bute are reminded that fares on the CalMac Wemyss Bay-Rothesay and the Colintraive-Rhubodach routes will be reduced in October 2015 due to Road Equivalent Tariff scheme

The property is situated on East Princes Street just past the Albert Pier and ferry terminal in Rothesay’s town centre. Enter via door marked “41” fresh, well maintained close and follow turnpike stairway to entrance door ( lockable) to second floor shared vestibule area. Entrance door to flat on right hand side.

(Approx. 1.38m x 1.16m) pendant light. Wall mounted electricity meter. Coat hooks. Modern wooden entrance doors with decorative glass upper panels lead to Living Room/Bedroom and Shower Room.

Living Room/Bedroom:
(Approx. 3.26m x 3.86m) Double cams with double glazed dormer window with two further double glazed windows at each side making the room sunny and bright. Beautiful views over Rothesay Bay towards the Cowal Hills. Space saving area for bed and pull out bed under cam ceiling. Cupboard with rail and hanging space. Modern door with decorative upper glass panels leads to kitchen. Room for table and chairs. Carpet. Window blinds. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

(Approx.3.80m @ widest x 2.80m) Lovely bright kitchen with double glazed dormer window to rear with pleasant woodland views. Cam ceilings either side with one side currently used as further occasional bed space. Ceiling light. Range of base units and worktops. Integrated gas hob. Wall shelf. Single bowl circular stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Tiling to each side of sink. Combination microwave. Fridge. Laminate flooring. Window blind. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets. Storage space under bed.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 1.44m x 2.40m) Slight cam ceiling. Ceiling light. White W.C. with white wash hand basin and pedestal. White tiled shower cubicle with decorative tile banding. Gainsborough Energy 2000X electric shower. Shower curtain. Extractor fan. Wall mirror. Wall light with shaver point. Glass toiletries shelf. Carpet. 1 radiator.

Store Room:
(Approx. 2.74m x 1.22m) Entered from the common vestibule and behind the Shower Room lies good extra space in this bright room with small obscured glass panelled window to side and roof skylight. Vokera Option gas central heating combi boiler. Gas meter. Deep window shelf. Carpet.

Miss Eleanor Johnston

Council Tax:
Band A


Energy Performance

Home Report:
Available to interested parties free electronically from Onesurvey Limited in their website www.onesurvey.org

Offers Over £29,900

Please note that some items of furniture may be available to purchase by separate private arrangement with seller.

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.

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Wm Skelton & Co
49 High St
Isle of Bute
PA20 9DB

Tel: 01700 505551
Fax: 01700 505270