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Property Ref: BATEJA01 - Palmyra, 12, Ardbeg Road, PA20 0NJ

Right on the seafront, just past the Skeoch Woods in Ardbeg lies a great opportunity waiting for the right person. Palmyra is a guest house, semi-detached and occupying four floors, providing flexible accommodation only a few minutes’ drive...
8 Bedrooms      
7 Bathrooms

Price: £250,000

  • Beautiful Views

  • Flexible Accommodation

  • Opportunity for Lifestyle Change

  • Sea View

  • Double Glazing

  • Prominent position

  • Off Road Parking

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Right on the seafront, just past the Skeoch Woods in Ardbeg lies a great
opportunity waiting for the right person. Palmyra is a guest house, semi-detached and occupying four floors, providing flexible accommodation only a few minutes’ drive from Rothesay’s ferry terminal and the amenities of the town centre. Occupying a superb, waterfront position with stunning views over Rothesay Bay and the surrounding hills, Palmyra offers an excellent opportunity to build a business and a new lifestyle on the Isle of Bute in
probably the most easily accessible island location on the west coast of Scotland. An easily managed business currently providing 6 letting bedrooms, all with en-suite, facilities. Semi-basement accommodation has potential for use as owners’ own living space. Double glazing and gas central heating ensure a cosy atmosphere all year round. The rooms are presented well and are furnished to a good standard. Offered furnished and equipped.

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

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.

There are festivals held annually including the increasingly popular ButeFest. 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:
Occupying an excellent position on the seafront at Ardbeg, just past Skeoch Woods and only a few minute’s drive from the heart of Rothesay with pubs, cafes, restaurants and the ferry terminal within easy access.

Location & Entry:
Chipped driveway to front and side from Ardbeg Road with off road parking. Stair and handrail to storm doors and vestibule.

Accommodation Comprises:

Ground Floor:
Entrance Hallway,
Dining Conservatory,
Bedroom 6 (En-suite),
Kitchen, (Stair from Kitchen leads to Office)
Utility Room,
Garden Room Conservatory.

First Floor:
Three En-Suite Bedrooms

Second Floor:
Upper Landing,
Two En-Suite Bedrooms

Lower Ground Floor:
Living Room,
2 Bedrooms,
Storage Room,
Shower Room,

Garden to front side and rear.
Garden Shed.

Entrance Vestibule:
(Approx. 2.22m x 2.07m) Spacious vestibule with double glazed door with glass side panels and original glass fanlight. Laminate flooring.

Entrance Hallway:
(Approx. 9.24m x 2.74m) Beautiful entrance hallway with lovely original features. Original ornate cornice, arch and corbels. Carpeted, curved stairway to left with original rail and wooden banister. Pendant light and ceiling spotlight group. Telephone. Fire panel controls. Emergency lighting. Fire extinguisher. Laminate flooring. Doors to Kitchen and to Lower Ground Floor.

(Approx. 6.24m x 4.93m) A beautifully spacious, light and sunny lounge with steps leading into Dining Conservatory. Window to front offering superb views over Rothesay Bay and to the Cowal Peninsula and Ayrshire Coast. Original, features including ornate cornice and
ceiling rose, deep skirtings, picture rail. Pendant light. Picture lamps. Original fireplace housing electric, pebble effect fire. Corner bar with service area, open shelving, storage and double sink below. Carpet. Curtains. Four steps lead to glass panelled doors opening into Dining Conservatory to side.

Dining Conservatory:
(Approx. 5.90m x 2.88m) A delightful, sunny, dining room with absolutely superb sea and hill views, with door to balcony and garden to side. Glassed on three sides with panelled internal wall. Ceiling lights with fans. Laminate flooring.

(Approx. 5.10m x 3.97m) Great kitchen space with plenty of light from window with lovely views to side, Partially lowered ceiling. Range of base and wall units with worktops, central kitchen island with storage below. Stainless steel 1½ bowl, sink unit with drainer. Splashback tiling. 5 burner gas cooker with electric oven and overhead extractor. Fridge freezer. Smoke detector.Fluorescent light. Vinyl flooring. Venetian blind. Stairway to Office. Door to Utility Room.

Utility Room:
(Approx. 2.75m x 4.53m) Spacious utility area with doors opening to Garden Room
Conservatory ( a sunny place for owners to enjoy). Stainless steel sink unit. Washing machine, tumble drier, fridge, chest freezer. Vokera gas central heating boiler. Door leading to Garden Room Conservatory

Garden Room
(Approx. 4.78m x 2.55m) Lovely views over neighbouring garden and to the sea and hills beyond. Door leads to garden at rear.Carpet.

(Approx. 3.67m x 2.77m) Stair from kitchen leads to a quirky little room above, possibly a former maid’s room. Window to garden at rear. Ceiling spotlight group. Shelving and storage space. Eaves cupboard storage.

Ground Floor:

Bedroom 6:
(Approx. 3.55m x 4.02m) Spacious, bright room with window to rear. Carpet.Curtains. Vertical blinds.

(Approx. 1.29m x 4.20m) Wood panelled and tiled walls. Lowered ceiling. Bath with shower over. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Shaver point. Mirror. Toiletries
cabinet. Part tiled/part carpeted.

First Floor Accommodation

From the entrance hallway a carpeted, gently curving, stairway leads past a very attractive full length, double glazed , stair window to the lovely, bright, first floor landing with original cornice work and deep skirtings. Access to En-Suite Bedrooms 3—5. Carpeted stairway to right leading to Upper Floor.

(Approx. 2.91m x 2.75m) Beautifully light and spacious, carpeted landing.

Bedroom 3
(Approx. 4.20m x 2.11m) Small ante hall with radiator, pendant light and built-in wardrobe leads into a lovely, bright single room to front with superb views over the bay to the hills of Cowal and the mainland coast of Ayrshire beyond. Carpet. Curtains.

En-suite Shower
(Approx. 2.25m x 1.65m) Part tiled walls. Lowered ceiling. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Shower enclosure. Shelving. Wall mirror.

Bedroom 4
(Approx. 6.24m x 3.10m >4.84m) A beautiful, spacious room with double aspect affording magnificent views, both over the bay to Rothesay and the mainland coast Ayrshire as well as north east to the Cowal Peninsula and Loch Striven.Light and sunny with lowered ceiling. Original double skirtings. Carpet. Curtains.

Shower :
(Approx. 2.21m x 1.64m) Fully tiled walls. Lowered ceiling. Shower enclosure. Wash hand basin and pedestal, W.C. Extractor. Toiletries shelf. Mirror. Vinyl flooring.

Bedroom 5:
(Approx. 3.56m x 3.81m) Spacious bedroom with lots of natural light looking to garden at rear. Carpet. Curtains.

(Approx. 1.29m x 2.76m) Sleek shower room with full tiled walls. Double shower. Shower enclosure with sliding glass doors. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Ladder-style towel radiator. Shaver point. Toiletries shelving. Mirror. Vinyl flooring.

Upper Floor Accommodation

Carpeted stairway from First Floor Landing leads past storage cupboards; one with hot water storage and Ideal Mexico central heating boiler, the other with loft access. Opening into small landing with fire door leading to hallway and upper floor accommodation

Upper Landing:
(Approx. 2.00.m x 1.08m) Carpeted landing leading to Rooms 1 and 2

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 4.64m x 3.62m) Bright and sunny room with characterful cam ceilings either side of window to front. Superb, elevated sea views. Carpet. Curtains.

(Approx. 2.30m x 3.28m) Fabulously quirky bathroom with panelled cam ceiling to front featuring large window affording great views over the bay. Bath with shower over. Shower screen. W.C. Vanity basin unit with storage below. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx.3.58m x 3.62m) Bright room with window to side looking over neighbouring gardens to the sea and surrounding hills. Cam ceiling to rear. Carpet. Curtains.

(Approx. 1.40m x 3.26m) Quirky bathroom with panelled cam ceiling to rear. Part panelled, part tiled walls. W.C. Bath with shower over and shower screen. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Extractor. Shaver point. Mirror.

Lower Ground Floor Accommodation

From the Entrance Hallway on the Ground Floor , a door to the left of the kitchen opens to a carpeted stairway which leads to ground floor accommodation currently configured as Hallway, Living Room,
2 Bedrooms, Storage Room, Shower Room, Workshop. This accommodation is flexible and could offer extra accommodation ancillary to the main house operation or as a dedicated owners’ flat.

(Approx. (2.87m x 3.37m @ widest) Irregularly shaped hallway with all rooms off. Laminate flooring.

Storage Room:
(Approx. 3.37m x 1.26m) Great storage space with wall of cupboards. Laminate flooring.

(Approx. 4.10m x 4.82m) Double glazed window to front with sea views to Rothesay Bay and beyond. Wooden fireplace with polished stone insert.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 2.89m x 3.67m) Double glazed window to side. Window to hall. Wash hand basin with pedestal. Laminate flooring.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 2.26m x 4.00m) Double glazed window to rear. Carpet. Curtains.

Shower Room:
(Approx. 1.02m x 3.07m) Double glazed window to side. Fully tiles walls. Shower enclosure with bi-fold doors. Electric shower. W.C. Inset vanity basin. Laminate flooring.

(Approx. 7.30m x 2.00m) Great space projecting under external stair to front. Flagstone floor.Electrics.

Garden grounds to rear, chipped driveway to front and side with some off road parking. Garden Shed.

Fire System
Fire alarm system with smoke detectors throughout

Items Included:
All furniture, carpets, flooring, blinds, curtains, kitchen equipment, white goods,
crockery, cutlery, linen, tea & coffee making equipment.

Rateable Value £2,850. May be eligible for Small Business Bonus Scheme which can give up to 100% Rates Relief—Argyll & Bute Council can give further up to date information on www.argyll-bute.gov.uk)

Council Tax:

Accounts: None.

Energy Performance

Client of Wm. Skelton & Co.

Price: Offers in the Region of £250,000
By appointment 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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49 High St
Isle of Bute
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Tel: 01700 505551
Fax: 01700 505270