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Property Ref: ROBBHE27 - Bogany Cottage, 1, Bogany Road PA20 9JS

An exceptional opportunity to purchase a beautiful, modern, detached cottage, with charm and character—a perfect retirement property. This immaculate, energy efficient, cosy cottage completed in 2011 offers high standard accommodation...
2 Bedrooms      
1 Bathrooms

Price: £185,000

  • Gas Underfloor Heating

  • Ease of Access for Disabled Use


  • Sea View

  • Double Glazing

  • Fitted Kitchen

  • Prominent position

  • Off Road Parking

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An exceptional opportunity to purchase a beautiful, modern, detached cottage, with charm and character—a perfect retirement property. This immaculate, energy efficient, cosy cottage completed in 2011 offers high standard accommodation and benefits from underfloor heating throughout and contemporary, stylish woodburner in the living area offering that extra touch of comfort. Presented in immaculate, walk-in condition. Well located only just back from the seafront and an easy stroll into town. Enjoying superb views across Rothesay Bay towards Port Bannatyne and Loch Striven, the cottage stands in its own grounds complete with enclosed garden to side, ideal for children and pets. The cottage also provides ease of access for disabled use with ramped, paved pathway and wide internal doors. Off road parking to front.


Entrance Hallway. Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen/Diner with Vaulted Ceiling,
2 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom
Private Entrance & Driveway with Parking Area,
Enclosed Garden to Side laid Mostly to Lawn

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 Vist 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.

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.,
reducing the costs of ferry travel. Passenger numbers carried by CalMac
Ferries between Rothesay and Wemyss Bay increased by 23.70% from 2016 to 2017 with cars increasing by 29.46%.

Property Location:
The cottage is on Bogany Road a few minutes’ drive from Rothesay and within easy walking distance. Bus services are close by. From Rothesay follow Mountstuart Road. Turn right into Bogany Road just before St, Brendan’s Church. The cottage is on the left.

Entrance is through pillared entrance in natural stone walling and leads via tarmac driveway to gravelled parking area. Level entry to property via slightly ramped, paved access

Entrance Hallway:
(Approx.4.17m x 1.43m)Wooden entrance door with double glazed top panel leads into bright hallway with white painted, contemporary panelled doors to all rooms. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Loft access. Shelved cupboard. Laminate flooring. Rug. CH thermostat. 1 double electric socket.

Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen:
(Approx. 6.12m x 4.15m) Beautifully bright room with high vaulted ceiling and exposed beams adding to the character of the cottage.. Two large velux windows to the sloping roof at rear flood the room with natural light. Two double glazed windows to front give lovely sea and hill views across Rothesay Bay towards Ardmaleish and Loch Striven. Feature, multi-fuel fire with exposed stainless steel flue sits on tiled hearth. Range of modern floor and wall units with contrasting worktops. Integrated fridge, freezer and washing machine. Integrated electric oven and gas hob. White tiled splashback. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Carbon monoxide alarm. TV connection. Wi-Fi. CH thermostat. Blinds. Laminate flooring. 7 double electric sockets.

Bathroom: (Approx. 1.84m x 2.20m) Sleek, white bath room with obscured glass double glazed window to rear. Part tiled walls. Ceiling spotlights. Extractor. Bath with shower over. Glass shower screen. Wash hand basin and pedestal. W.C. Mirrors. Shaver point. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 2.94m x 3.63m)Lovely, bright room to front with two double glazed window looking over garden to the sea and hills beyond. Pendant light. Carpet. 2 double electric sockets. CH thermostat.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.11m x 3.45m) Restful room to rear with double glazed window to side looking over garden. Pendant light. Carpet. Blind. 2 double electric sockets. CH thermostat.

Outside: Private tarmac driveway with gravelled parking area. Lawn area to front and large enclosed garden to side. Paved patio area with sea views. Ramp access to property.

Energy Performance

Council Tax:
Currently commercially rated—previous Council Tax banding “C”.

Sellers: Clients of Wm. Skelton & Co

Price: Offers Over £185,000

By appointment 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,

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