Flat 2/1, 36, Castle Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute

£ 59,750


2 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom



PA20 9HA

Spacious, second floor flat in factored, well maintained, "C" listed, tenement a few minutes from central Rothesay and mainland ferry services. Views over the rooftops to Rothesay Bay and the Serpentine and to the rear towards Barone Hill. Freshly painted with new carpeting in lounge and bedrooms. Double glazing. Central heating. Good cupboard space.


Hall, Lounge, Dining Kitchen, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, Shared Drying Green & Garden at Rear.

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 Isle of Bute Jazz, Bute Fest and T in the Port. 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.

Enter via well-maintained, shared close No. 36. Turn left to double storm doors leading into well maintained close and stairs. Property is situated on the second floor on the left hand side.

(Approx. 2.40m x 3.58m) Bright, spacious hallway with all rooms off. Large storage cupboard of approx. 1.10m x 1.10m housing electricity and gas meters with light. Smaller cupboard with storage space and shelving. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Telephone point. 1 radiator. 1 double electric socket. Vinyl flooring.

(Approx. 3.90m x 3.53m) Bright room with large double glazed astragal window looking to Castle Street and over rooftops to Rothesay Bay and the Cowal Hills. Two shelved wall presses. Pendant light. 1 radiator. 3 double and 1 single electric socket. Carpet.

Bedroom 1:
(Approx. 3.90m x 2.56m) Bright room to front with double glazed astragal window looking to Bay and to Serpentine. Pendant light. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets. Carpet.

Bedroom 2:
(Approx. 3.26m x 2.37m) Double glazed window to rear overlooking shared drying green and to Barone Hill beyond. Pendant light. Venetian blind. 1 radiator. 2 double electric sockets. Carpet.

(Approx. 1.70m x 2.40m) Pendant light. Bath with tiling around and shower over. Shower curtain. W.C. Wash hand basin and pedestal. Toiletries cabinet with mirrored doors. Cupboard with louvre door. Extractor fan. Vinyl flooring.

Dining Kitchen:
(Approx. 3.26m x 2.43m) Good sized kitchen with room for dining. Double glazed window to rear with views towards Barone Hill. Range of floor and wall units with worktops. Stainless steel sink unit with drainer and pillar taps. Splashback tiling. Plumbing for washing machine. Shelved storage cupboard. Wall-mounted Vokera Excel combi boiler, Vinyl floor covering. Venetian blind. 1 radiator. 4 double electric sockets with appliance sockets below.

Shared drying area and garden at rear.

Mr. Dobbie & Ms. O’Mailley

Listed Building:
Category C (S)

Bute Factors.

Council Tax:
Band A.

Energy Performance Indicator:

Home Report:
Available free to interested parties electronically from

Offers in the Region of £59,750

By appointment only through Wm. Skelton & Co., Castle Chambers, 49 High Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute PA20 9DB. Tel: . Fax: .

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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.