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Property Ref: HAVIAN01 - Flat 4/1, 21 East Princes Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DL

A fabulous opportunity to acquire a quirky flat in an iconic, recently refurbished, “B” Listed, seafront building in the heart of Rothesay. This bright and spacious, fourth floor property offers beautiful, elevated views over Rothesay Bay.
1 Bedrooms      
1 Bathrooms

Price: £52,000


  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Close to Amenities

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A fabulous opportunity to acquire a quirky flat in an iconic, recently refurbished, “B” Listed, seafront building in the heart of Rothesay. A well maintained clean and tidy close leads to this bright and spacious, fourth floor property which offers beautiful, elevated views over Rothesay Bay. Ferry terminal, bus services and local amenities on the doorstep with free parking directly opposite Great holiday letting potential or seaside second home.


Dining Kitchen.

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 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.

Entrance: Property is entered from East Princes Street via the close marked “21” through the gated entrance and to the right via the recently painted, turnpike stairway to the fourth floor vestibule. The door to the left is the entrance to the flat.

Hallway: (Approx 5.01m x 1.15m) Pendant light. Original cornice. Central heating controls. Gas and electricity meters. Large cupboard with light (Approx 1.78m x 1.10m) 1 radiator, 3 electric sockets. Painted wood flooring.

Lounge: (Approx. 4.24m x 3.73m) Bright and spacious room with fabulous views over the harbour across to Ardbeg, the Cowal Hills and beyond. Sash window with arched top. Pendant light. Plain cornice. Deep skirting boards. Recess currently housing small bed. Door to hallway. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets. Wood flooring.

Bedroom:(Approx. 4.11m x 3.38m) Bright and spacious room to front with arched window offering beautiful sea views over the harbour and on to the Bay. Pendant light. Carpet. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bathroom:(Approx. 3.51m x 2.64m) Bright, spacious, bathroom with obscured glass window to rear with olive bathroom suite comprising bath with wood panel surround, W.C., wash hand basin with vanity unit, tiled shower enclosure housing Mira shower. Tiling around bath and vanity unit. Pendant light. Painted wood floor. 1 radiator.

Dining Kitchen:(Approx 4.1m x 3.38m) Bright dining kitchen with window to rear. Pendant light. Stainless steel single bowl sink unit with taps. Wall shelving. Electric freestanding cooker. Fridge. Wooden handmade worktop unit. Carbon monoxide detector. Potterton Promax HE Plus combi boiler. Curtain. Vinyl flooring. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Shared bin area.

Council Tax:
Band A.

Listed Building:
“B” Listed

Energy Performance

Owners Association:
Duncans Halls Owners Association

When the tenement was recently refurbished there were grants from both Townscape Heritage Initiative and Argyll & Bute Council. The property will be sold subject to the grant conditions for both. PLEASE NOTE—grant conditions require the property to be occupied as an only or main residence. If the buyer does not meet these conditions then the buyer may be responsible for repaying the grant. This condition applies until March 2025. Further information about both grants available on application.

Home Report:
Available to interested parties from Onesurvey Limited at www.onesurvey.org

Client of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Offers in the Region of £52,000

By appointment only through Wm Skelton & Co, Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: 01700 504793. Fax: 01700 505270.
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 or Legal Post LP-2 Rothesay.

By arrangement.

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