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Property Ref: STEWMI01 - Flat 2/1, 67, Castle Street PA20 0LZ

A real find! Well appointed and immaculately presented, spacious, second floor flat in factored building. Superb elevated views looking over the marina to Kames Bay and the Cowal Hills. Layout could offer potential, partial letting opportunity.
2 Bedrooms      
2 Bathrooms

Price: £68,000

  • Flexible Accommodation

  • Character Property


  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Near School

  • Fitted Kitchen

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A real find! Well appointed and immaculately presented, spacious, second floor flat in factored building. Superb elevated views looking over the marina to Kames Bay and the Cowal Hills. Layout could offer potential, partial letting opportunity. Sociable lounge/kitchen/diner with wrap around layout. Varnished flooring throughout. Double glazing and gas central heating.


Lounge , Kitchen/Diner,
2 Bedrooms,
Utility Room,
Shower Room,
Shared Back Court Area,
Shared Storage Compartment on Stair.

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 ButeFest and T in the Port. 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.

The Property is situated on Castle Street just at its junction with George Street in the village of Port Bannatyne with bus services to Rothesay nearby. Port Bannatyne also has a village primary school, two pubs, a post office/coffee shop and a marina.

Enter via bright, well-maintained, shared close marked “67”. Property is on the second floor and can be accessed from two doors, one in centre and one to the left.

Hallway 1:
(Approx. 2.45m x 1.02m +2.38m x 1.06m) Entrance door to left leads into bright “L” shaped hallway. Plain cornice Ceiling rose, Pendant light. CH thermostat. Shelved storage cupboard. Varnished floorboards. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket.

(Approx. 2.56m x 1.24m) Modern bathroom with beautiful leaded glass panel to rear. Pendant light. Part tiled walls. Bath. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Extractor. Varnished floorboards. White ladder style towel radiator.

(Approx. 4.29m x 3.36m) Lovely, bright lounge area with double glazed windows to front giving great views over the bay. Great sociable space with wrap around, layout to kitchen/diner. Original ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Pendant light. Gas stove-type fire in recessed fireplace on slate hearth. Wall press. Spacious storage cupboard with light and electric socket. Varnished floorboards. Curtains. 2 radiators. 4 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 4.24m x 3.64m) Double glazed window to front with great sea and hill views. Rustic style kitchen with breakfast bar, base units and open shelving. Ceiling spotlight group. Bulkhead lights over cooker. Free standing gas cooker. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Splashback tiling. Fridge. Electrics in wall mounted cupboard. Cooker point. Varnished floorboards. 1 radiator. 4 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 5.06m x 2.98m) Bright and airy room to rear with window looking over back court area . Pendant light. Pulley. Cupboard housing Vaillant gas central heating boiler. CH controls. Varnished floorboards. Door to Utility Room. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Utility Room:
(Approx. 1.64m x 1.23m)Lovely bright utility room accessed from Bedroom 1. Window to rear. Pendant light. Shelving with cupboards and worktop below. Stainless steel sink unit with pillar taps. Tiled splashback. Washing machine. Vinyl flooring. 1 double electric socket.

Hallway 2:
Door from Kitchen/Diner leads to hallway 2 with it’s own separate door to close. Pendant light. Coat hooks and hanging space. Smoke detector. Large cupboard (approx 2.12m x 1.22m) with shelving, storage space and light and power. Varnished floorboards. 1 radiator. Doors to Bedroom 2 and Shower Room.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 4.30m x 3.32m) Delightful room, bright and sunny with super sea and hill views over Kames Bay to the Cowal Peninsula. Double glazing. Original decorative cornice and ceiling rose. Pendant light. Varnished floorboards. Curtains. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 2.52m x 1.22m) Modern shower room with large shower enclosure and sliding glass doors. Part tiled walls. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. White ladder style towel radiator. Varnished floorboards.

Shared back court and bin storage area. Shared garden ground. Shared storage compartment on stair.

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co

Bute Factors.

Council Tax:
Band B.

Energy Performance

Home Report:
Available free to interested parties electronically from www.onesurvey.org

Offers in the Region of £68,000

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.

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

Tel: 01700 505551
Fax: 01700 505270