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Property Ref: ARMSRI01 - 1, Ardencraig Lane, High Craigmore PA20 9EZ

A delightfully comfortable, detached bungalow in sheltered, enclosed grounds on the edge of the former Ardencraig Estate with easy access to the woodland opposite and pathway to Rothesay. Externally finished in Cotswold stone with matching walling ...
3 Bedrooms      
1 Bathrooms

Price: £230,000

  • Alarm System


  • Partial Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Double Glazing

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Off Road Parking

  • Garage

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A delightfully comfortable, detached bungalow in sheltered, enclosed grounds on the edge of the former Ardencraig Estate with easy access to the woodland opposite and pathway to Rothesay. Externally finished in Cotswold stone with matching walling, this attractive property has been lovingly maintained, is presented in excellent condition and benefits from great, sociable living space and a welcoming, homely ambience. The beautifully spacious lounge is light and airy with the attached conservatory opening on to the garden to side. Complemented by a contemporary bathroom and practical kitchen/diner combination, the bungalow offers excellent accommodation.Gas central heating, double glazing and burglar alarm..

Entrance Hallway,
Three Bedrooms

Enclosed Garden with paved seating areas, lawns, mature shrubs and palm trees.
Elevated decking area with Garden Shed.
Garage & Driveway.

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 courses 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 annual events.

Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) is now in effect for the ferry fares to Bute.

Property Location:
The property is situated on Ardencraig Lane just off Eastlands Road in High Craigmore and occupies the corner plot. Mature hedges on three sides offer privacy.

Block paved driveway to side leads to garage and gate to side. Wooden gate from Ardencraig Lane leads to front garden with steps to open porch. Further gate to side from Eastlands Road allows level pedestrian access to rear gardens.

Entrance Hallway:
(Approx. 3.90m x 1.70m + 5.16m x 0.95m + 2.70m x 1.01m) Light and airy, welcoming hallway with glazed entrance door and side panel. Large clear glass wall panel looks through to lounge and conservatory with glass panelled door entry. Ceiling spotlights. Central heating thermostat and controls. Storage cupboard with louvre doors. Smoke detector. Loft access. Accenta alarm system controls. Carpet. 2 radiators. Lounge:
(Approx. 5.60m x 5.28m) A beautifully spacious room filled with light from the large double glazed windows to front and the sliding glass doors at side leading to the conservatory. Views to garden and partial, elevated views across the sea to the Cowal Peninsula and mainland coastline. Red pine, panelled ceiling with ceiling spotlights. Feature white fire surround with marble insert and hearth housing a coal effect gas fire. Opening to Kitchen/Diner. TV connection. Carpet. Vertical blinds. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 3.32m x 3.45m) Lovely comfortable addition to the living space and with lovely views to the sea to front, garden to side. and leafy woodland beyond. Ceiling fan. TV point. Patio doors leading to paved courtyard area complete with palm tree. Laminate flooring. Blinds. 3 radiators. 4 double electric sockets.

(Approx. 3.62m x 7.43m) A very well designed layout for easy living and entertaining.. Entered internally from hallway and lounge. Double glazed window to side and two to rear. Door to garden. Panelled ceiling with pendant light in dining areas and ceiling spotlights in kitchen. Part tiled walls Range of base and wall units with oak finish. Contrast worktops with lighting. . 1½ bowl sink unit. Integrated halogen hob and electric oven with over hob extractor. Integrated washing machine, dishwasher and tumble drier. Centre console with overhead lighting offers an ideal work/storage combination. Cooker point. Telephone point. Smoke detector. Carpet in dining area and wooden flooring in kitchen. Door and window blinds. 2 radiators. 3 double and 1 single electric sockets.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 3.92m x 4.00m) Lovely, light and restful room to front with double glazed window looking over garden to front. Built-in wardrobe with louvre doors. Telephone point. Carpet. Blind. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.99m x 3.12m) Bright, sunny room to rear with double glazed window to garden. Built-in wardrobe with louvre doors. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 2.86m x 2.74m) A delightful room to front currently used as a study. Double glazed window to front with partial views over the Clyde to Toward and on to the mainland coast. Built-in wardrobe. Book shelves. Carpet. Blind. 1 radiator. 2 double and 1 single electric sockets.

(Approx. 2.41m x 1.86m) Contemporary bathroom with fully tiled walls in neutral tones. White wood panelled ceiling. Obscured glass window to rear Ceiling spotlight group. W.C. Wash hand basin with pedestal. Shower bath with electric overhead shower and curved, glass shower screen. Tiled floor. 1 radiator.

(Approx. 1.37m x 1.02m) Obscured glass window to rear. Ceiling spotlight group. Tiled walls and floor. W.C. with wet wall panelling to rear. Wall hung vanity basin. Blind. 1 radiator.

Very sheltered, enclosed garden with mature hedge on three sides affording good privacy. Lawns to front with established shrubs. Paved courtyard area to side at conservatory. Circular, south facing patio area to other side. Elevated decking with lovely sea views. Garden Shed. Garage with off road parking on driveway.

Council Tax:
Band E.

Energy Performance

Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co

OFFERS OVER £230,000


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

To be submitted in writing to Wm Skelton & Co, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB or by DX 590651 Rothesay or 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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