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Property Ref: FORRR021 - The Gables, Eastlands Road, High Craigmore PA20 9JZ

A decidedly desirable,detached villa occupying an enviable position in the sought after residential area of High Craigmore and enjoying magnificent sea views and fabulous sunsets from the garden to rear. Spacious, versatile accommodation ...
4 Bedrooms      
3 Bathrooms

Price: £200,000

  • Flexible Accommodation

  • Character Property


  • Sea View

  • Gas Central Heating

  • Off Road Parking

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A decidedly desirable,detached villa occupying an enviable position in the sought after residential area of High Craigmore and enjoying magnificent sea views and fabulous sunsets from the garden to rear. Spacious, versatile accommodation suiting a variety of differing requirements. Chipped gated driveway and ample off road parking. Exclusive, easily maintained garden front and rear. Gas central heating.


Ground Floor:
Vestibule, Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Office/Study, Kitchen, Cloakroom, Rear Porch

First Floor:
Hallway, Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room, Two Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom.

Second Floor:
Hallway, Bedroom with Separate Living Area.

Exclusive Enclosed Garden with Driveway and Off Road Parking. Garden shed.

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 , T in the Port and 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 Eastlands Road in High Craigmore on the right hand side just past the junction of Crichton Road and Ardencraig Road; the third house from the Skippers Wood footpath which leads directly into Rothesay.

Gated, gravelled driveway leads to canopied porch with traditional wooden entrance door.

(Approx. 2.43m x 2.16m) Plain cornice. Picture rail. Pendant light. Obscured glass window to side. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator.

(Approx. 2.03m x 2.27m) Bright and welcoming hallway with white painted original wooden doors. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Central heating thermostat. Telephone point. 1 double electric socket. Carpet. Carpeted stairway to upper floor.

(Approx. 0.95m x 1.13m) Obscured glass window to side. W.C. Wall hung vanity basin with mixer tap. Electric panel heater. Curtains. Carpet. Blind.

(Approx. 5.65m x 4.30m) Beautifully bright, south-facing room with charming box bay window to front topped off with window seat looking towards Eastlands Road and with sea view to side. Window to side. Plain cornice. Picture rail. Wooden fire surround with polished stone insert and hearth housing flame effect gas fire. Wall press. Original wood panelled door. SKY TV connection. Carbon monoxide alarm. Carpet. Curtains. 2 radiators. 5 double electric sockets.

Dining Room:
(Approx. 5.76m x 3.70m) Lovely room with full length feature window to garden at rear with views as far as Kames Bay. Window to side. Pendant light. Wall lights. Original tiled fireplace with gas flame effect fire. Wall press with shelving, glass doors and cupboard storage below. SKY T.V. connection. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets. (Could equally be used as a ground floor bedroom)

(Approx. 3.48m x 3.38m) Window to side. Spotlight group. Wall press housing electricity meter. Smoke detector. Glass panelled door to kitchen. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets. Carpet. Curtains. Vertical blinds. (Could equally be used as a dining room)

(Approx. 3.41m x 3.70m) Bright, sunny spacious kitchen with double glazed windows affording simply beautiful views over Rothesay Bay to Loch Striven and the entrance to the Kyles of Bute. Further window to side. Glass panelled entrance door to rear porch. Range of floor and wall units, some with glass display fronts. Worktops with lighting. Breakfast bar. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap. Splashback tiling. Tricity Bendix electric cooker. Bosch extractor. 2 integrated Hygena floor fan heaters. Fluorescent lighting. CH controls. Plumbing for washing machine. Cooker point. Vinyl floor covering. Curtains. Blinds.1 radiator. 6 double and 2 single electric sockets.

Rear Porch:
(Approx. 1.88m x 1.21m) Glass panelled door from kitchen. Large astragal window making the most of the lovely sea and hill views. Wooden door to garden. Large cupboard housing Ideal gas central heating boiler.

Stairway to First Floor:
Carpeted stairway from hall with white painted wooden banister and window to side leading to first floor hallway.

(Approx. 2.07m x 2.26m) Pendant light. Smoke detector. Shelved cupboard. Carpet. Stairway to upper floor.

Master Bedroom:
(Approx. 5.64m x 4.37m) Beautifully bright, large bedroom to front with box bay window looking to Eastlands Road and with sea view to side. Further window to side. Picture rail. Pendant light. Wall press. Smoke detector. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets. Door to En-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room:
(Approx. 2.74m x 0.90m) Window to side. Part tiled. Laminated ceiling boards. Wash hand basin with pedestal. W.C. Shower enclosure with bi-fold doors. Triton Zante electric shower. Extractor fan. Dual fuel towel radiator. Mirror with light. Shaver point. Pendant light. Carpet. Curtains.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.76m x 3.06m) Lovely, restful room to the rear. Large window with lovely elevated views over Rothesay Bay to the hills and sea lochs beyond. Picture rail. Pendant light. Fitted wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets.

Bedroom 3:
(Approx. 3.53m x 3.34m) Window to rear with stunning Bay views. Pendant light. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 3 double electric sockets.

Family Bathroom:
(Approx. 2.48m x 2.15m) Good sized, well appointed, modern family bathroom with double glazed window. Fully tiled walls. Laminated ceiling boards. W.C. Inset vanity basin and mixer tap. Bath. Shower cabinet with bi--fold doors. Triton electric shower. Contemporary, white fitted cabinets. Wall mirror with lighting. White ladder style towel radiator. Shaver point. Vertical radiator. Carpet. Curtains. Heat/light ceiling fitting.

Stairway to Upper Floor:
Curved, carpeted stairway with handrail leads to the upper floor which could serve a host of varying purposes from office/study/workspace, teenage accommodation or guest area.

Upper Landing:
(Approx. 3.61m x 1.27m) Window to side with lovely views. Smoke detector. Large walk-in cupboard. Carpet.

Living Area:
(Approx. 3.26m x 3.76m) Double glazed window with fantastic views. Pendant light. Cam ceiling. Original wooden fireplace with cast iron fire and tiled hearth. Smoke detector. Curtains. Blind. 3 double electric sockets. Arched entrance to bedroom area.

Bedroom 4:
(Approx. 7.12m x 2.70m) Cam ceilings either side with charming, chapel-style window to front. Varnished wooden floor. Skylight window to side. 2 pendant lights. Roof access either side. Curtains. Blind. 2 double electric sockets.

Gated driveway with off road parking. Garden to front laid mostly to lawn. Garden to each side and rear with grassed areas, mature shrub borders, paving and gravelled paths. Garden shed. Council Tax:
Band F.

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

Mr. & Mrs. R.W. Forrester.

Offers Over £200,000

By appointment only 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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