Great retirement or starter home!! Spacious, two bedroom, main door, ground floor flat in a traditional, terraced property, factored locally. Public park, schools, leisure centre and hospital all within walking distance. A five minute walk to the centre of town and ferry terminal. A nicely presented flat with great, sunny dining kitchen leading to garden at rear. Gas central heating.
Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Lounge, Dining Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom
Exclusive Garden to Front, Shared Garden to Rear, Shared Bin Storage & Drying Area
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. Cycling is also popular with the trails around the island allowing access to beautiful beaches.
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.
The property is situated in Union Street, a five minute walk from the ferry terminal and handy for schools and leisure facilities with the open space of The Meadows close by.
The property is accessed from Union Street. Pathway leads entrance door. Exclusive gardens areas either side.
(Approx. 0.97m x 1.01m) White painted, external wooden door leads into vestibule. Clear glass fanlight over. Part panelled walls. Laminate flooring. Wooden door with decorative panels leads into hallway
(Approx. 4.62m x1.00m > 2.11m) Sunny hallway with all rooms off. Pendant light. Dado Rail. Smoke detector. CH. Thermostat. Telephone point. Shelved cupboard. Laminate flooring. 1 single electric socket.
(Approx. 4.11m x 3.74m) Good sized, bright and airy lounge with double window to Union Street. Pendant lights. Wall lights. Picture rail. Dado rail. Painted wooden fire surround with raised hearth and recess housing electric woodburner effect heater. TV point. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double and 2 single electric sockets.
(Approx. 3.36m x 2.34m) Bright, sunny room with window to Union Street. Pendant light. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator. 1 single electric socket.
(Approx. 4.13m x 2.50m) Sunny room with window to rear looking over gardens. Pendant light. Cupboard. Fitted bedroom furniture and matching chest of drawers. Carpet. Curtains. 1 radiator.
(Approx. 1.88m x 1.88n) Pendant light. Part tiled walls. Wall light. Bath with shower over. ( Electric shower redundant) Shower curtain. Wash hand basin and pedestal. W.C. Toiletries cabinet, Corner shelving. Extractor. Vinyl flooring.
(Approx. 3.91m x 3.75m) Really great space. Bright and sunny with window to rear and door leading straight into the suntrap of a shared garden. Fluorescent light. Range of floor and wall units with contrast worktops. Tile splashback. Washing machine. Free standing gas cooker. Fridge. Fridge freezer. Central heating boiler and heating controls. Walk-in cupboard with shelving ( approx. 1.13m x 1.69m) Cooker point. Laminate flooring. Curtains. 1 radiator. 2 double and 2 single electric sockets.
Very sunny, shared garden ground at rear with direct access from dining kitchen. Exclusive garden ground at front, laid mostly to grass. Shared bin storage. Shared drying area.