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Property Ref: MERRNI01 - Inverbroom, 40, High Road PA20 0PP

 
A quite exceptional, detached villa over three floor floors, beautifully located on the seafront overlooking Kames Bay and enjoying simply fabulous sea and hill views. Restored and revitalised by the current owners to provide a lovely home.
6 Bedrooms      
4 Bathrooms

Price: £360,000

  • Detached Cottage at Bottom of Garden

  • Character Property

  • HOME REPORT AVAILABLE

  • Sea View

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Off Road Parking

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A quite exceptional, detached villa over three floor floors, beautifully located on the seafront overlooking Kames Bay and enjoying simply fabulous sea and hill views. Restored and revitalised by the current owners to provide a lovely home. Sympathetically modernised while retaining a wealth of original features, complemented by the addition of a wrap round, kitchen diner and contemporary bathroom. Open fires, woodburners, reclaimed Junckers hardwood flooring and polished limestone tiling all add to the character and appeal of this spacious, early Victorian property. A unique feature of this property is the delightful, detached “Broom Cottage” at the bottom of the garden, completely renovated in 2013 and offering charming, extra accommodation for guests, extended family or letting purposes—a real little gem!!


Comprises:
Ground Floor:
Hallway, Kitchen/Diner, Pantry, Living Room, TV Room, Cloakroom, Utility

Middle Floor:
Vestibule, Entrance Hallway, Lounge, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom

Upper Floor:
Upper Hall, 4 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom.

Broom Cottage:
Detached Cottage comprising Kitchen/Diner, Living Room/Bedroom, Shower Room

Outside:
Extensive enclosed mature gardens to front, side and rear. mostly laid to lawn Established fruit trees, soft fruits and vegetable patches. Gates to Beach Road with small driveway. Garden shed with open fronted log store.

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, Bute Fest 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.


Property Location:
Inverbroom is situated on the outskirts of the village of Port Bannatyne approximately two miles from Rothesay. Port Bannatyne is a small village on the seafront with two bars, a post office/ coffee shop and a busy marina. Bus services to Rothesay are on the doorstep. Access to the property can be taken from High Road through gateway entering the property at mid floor level. Also from Beach Road a gated driveway leads to garden entrance at front door. On Shore Road a doorway in the wall allow
direct, pedestrian access to the garden at front.

Middle Floor:
Pathway leads from gated entrance at High Road to steps and double, part glazed, wooden doors to entrance vestibule. Fanlight over with “INVERBROOM”.

Vestibule:
(Approx. 1.96m x 3.01m) Spacious vestibule with beautiful stained glass panels in wooden entrance door. Pendant light. Storage cupboard with shelf and hanging space also housing electrics. Obscured glass windows to both sides. Polished limestone tiled flooring.

Entrance Hallway:
(Approx. 7.31m x 2.17m@widest) An elegant entrance hall filled with light from the full length window at stair. Pendant light. Wall lights. Original, ornate cornice and corbels. Original wood panelled doors. Two storage cupboards. CH thermostat. Smoke detector. Fire Alarm control switch. Stairway to upper and lower floors. Junckers solid wood, reclaimed flooring. 1 radiator, 1 single electric socket.

Lounge:
(Approx. 6.69m x 4.24m) Light and sunny room with large bay window to front looking over garden to the beautiful vista of Kames Bay, the surrounding hills of the Cowal Peninsula and as far as the mainland coast at Skelmorlie and Wemyss Bay. Original, ornate cornice , ceiling detail and rose. Original deep skirtings. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Stone fireplace with open fire. Telephone point. Reclaimed Junckers solid wood flooring. Curtains. Floor rug. 2 radiators. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 5.59m x 4.68m) Lovely room with dual aspect and again affording magnificent sea and hill views to front. Original working shutters. Original ornate cornice and ceiling rose. Pendant light. Original deep, double skirtings. Stone fireplace. Reclaimed, Junckers solid wood flooring. Floor rug. Curtains. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.60m x 4.54m) Cosy and restful room with window to rear looking over garden to High Road and the woodland beyond. Working shutters. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Reclaimed, Junckers hardwood flooring. Curtains. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

Bathroom:
(Approx. 3.29m x 4.57m) A fabulously indulgent bathroom with lots of natural light from two windows, one to rear and one to side. Window shutters. Pendant light. Wall light. Roll top, claw feet, free standing, cast iron bath with tap stand and spray attachment. Large tiled shower enclosure with glass panels and monsoon shower head. Wash hand basin and pedestal with toiletries shelf and mirror. Cupboard housing Baxi Platinum central heating boiler. Drayton Digistat Wireless System controls. Polished limestone tile flooring. 1 radiator and chrome, ladder style, towel radiator.

Lower Floor:

From the entrance hallway at mid floor level a beautiful staircase rises to the upper floor. The lower floor is accessed by an equally attractive, reinstated staircase to the lower hallway

Hallway:
(Approx. 4.02m x 3.29m) Light and airy hallway with modern, oak glazed doors to all rooms and polished limestone floor tiles. Plain cornice. Ceiling rose. Pendant light. Under stair storage cupboard. CH thermostat. Glazed oak door to garden. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Pantry:
(Approx. 2.06m x 2.23m) Great storage room with pendant light and storage shelving. Polished limestone tile flooring. 3 double electric sockets.

Living Room:
(Approx. 5.71m x 4.18m) Light and airy room with lovely bay window to front affording superb sea and hill views over Kames Bay and beyond. Ornate cornice. Ceiling rose. Pendant light. Black marble fireplace with tiled hearth housing Carron woodburning stove. Telephone point. TV connection. Engineered wood flooring. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets

Kitchen/Diner:
(Approx. 9.15m x 4.07m @widest) Fabulous, sociable space in this wrap round kitchen/diner combination. Double window in kitchen area looking to garden and window to rear. Spotlight group and pendant light group. Range of contemporary, pale blue base and wall units, some glass display fronted. Contrast worktops and worktop lighting. Tiled splashback. 1½ bowl Belfast sink unit with drainer and swan neck mixer tap. Woodburning cooker. Integrated black glass, gas hob and electric oven with overhead extractor. Dishwasher. SMEG Fridge freezer. Pro Combi 85HE gas central heating boiler. Drayton Digistat Wireless System control. Polished limestone tile flooring. Curtains at rear. 2 radiators. 5 double and 3 single electric sockets.

T.V. Room:
(Approx. 5.11m x 4.14m) Cosy room with windows to rear and side. Stone clad feature wall incorporating open fire and hearth. Pendant light. Wall uplighters. Smoke detector. Telephone point. TV point.
Engineered wood floor. 1 radiator. 6 double electric sockets.

Cloakroom:
(Approx. 2.03m x 1.34m) Ceiling light. Extractor. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Toiletries cabinet. Towel rail. Polished limestone tile floor. 1 radiator.
Double doors to Utility Room.

Utility Room:
(Approx. 2.61m x 3.20m @ widest) Window to side. Wall light. Door to lower level garden. Double original laundry sinks. Shelving. Washing machine. 1 double electric socket. Original paved floor.

Upper Floor:

Stairway leads to a light, bright Upper Hallway of approximately 4.76m x 2.42m @ widest. Cam ceiling. Velux window. Two pendant lights. Radiator. Loft access. Painted wooden floorboards. 2 double and 1 single electric socket.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 4.29m x 4.04m) Lovely bright room with double glazed bay window to front. Beautiful elevated sea and hill views. Cam ceilings either side of window. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Eaves storage. Painted wooden floorboards. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.


Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 4.29m x 4.24m) Double glazed, bay window to front with superb elevated views over Kames Bay to the Cowal Peninsula and beyond. Cam ceilings either side of window. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Eaves storage. Painted wooden floorboards. Curtains.
1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets. Door to bedroom 5.

Bedroom 5:
(Approx.4.20mx 3.73m) Bay window to rear looking to woodland. Cam ceiling either side. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Eaves storage. Painted wooden floorboards. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 6:
(Approx. 4.21m x 3.70m) Bay window to rear looking to woodland. Cam ceiling either side. Plain cornice. Pendant light. Eaves storage. Painted wooden floorboards. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bathroom:
(Approx. 3.88m x 1.85m) Quirky, retro style bathroom with coloured suite comprising W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal, bidet and bath with shower attachment. Angled walls meet ceiling either side of window to rear. Tiled window shelf. Part white painted, wood panelled walls. Ceiling spotlight group. Polished limestone floor tiling. 1 radiator.

At the bottom of the garden to the front of Inverbroom is the most delightful detached cottage, right on the seafront and with lovely sea views from the window looking over the seashore to the bay and Cowal Peninsula across the sea. A little gem of a property lovingly recreated, and redesigned to be full of light with the roof Velux windows and cosy all year round with the addition of two lovely woodburners. It has its own outside space for dining al fresco and access from the garden to the shore road.

An oak stable door with an upper glazed panel leads from the garden into the Dining Kitchen of the cottage.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 2.83m x 2.76m) Double glazed window to garden with deep window shelf. Velux window. Arched panelled ceiling. Painted panelled walls. Integrated halogen hob and electric oven. Fridge. Base units with natural wood worktops. 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Open shelving. Wall cupboard housing electrics. Smoke detector. Cooker point. Woodburner. Floor tiles. 4 double and 1 single electric sockets. Beautiful rustic oak door to Living Room/Bedroom.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 2.98m x 1.56m @ widest) Sunny and light shower room with two double glazed, obscured glass windows. Ceiling spotlights. Recessed, tiled shower with Triton electric shower and shower curtain. Wash hand basin and pedestal. W.C. Mirror fronted toiletries cabinet. Extractor. Chrome ladder-style electric towel rail. Tiled floor.

Living Room/Bedroom:
(Approx. 5.28m x 2.46m) A fantastic space with double glazed window to front. Superb views over the seashore to the hills of Cowal and to Kames Bay. Full of light with two double glazed windows to the garden and two large Velux windows in the roof. Two pendant lights. Wall lights either side. Panelled walls and ceiling. Woodburner. Electric wall mounted panel heater. TV point. Floor tiles. Curtains. Blinds. Velux blinds. 4 double electric sockets. Rustic oak door to Shower Room.

Holiday Letting
Currently, both Inverbroom and Broom Cottage operate as self catering holiday lets. More details are available on the dedicated website www.inverbroombute.co.uk . The website will be available to be transferred on sale.

Gardens & Views:
Extensive enclosed mature gardens to front, side and rear. mostly laid to grass with arrange of established trees and shrubs. A variety of fruit trees, soft fruits and vegetable patches. Gates to Beach Road with small driveway. Garden shed with open fronted log store. Fabulous views to front.

Council Tax:
Band F.

Energy Performance
Indicator:
D

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

Sellers:
Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Price:
Offers Over £360,000

Viewing:
By appointment only through Wm. Skelton & Co., Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: 01700 505551 Fax: 01700 505270.

Entry:
By arrangement.

Offers:
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.


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