An individually designed detached family home with quite wonderful land and seascape views
Claddagh is a fine, and relatively modern detached family home it is individually designed and conceived with flair and imagination. The house is of painted harled exterior with smooth ashlar at quoins and dressed stone and all is under a composite tile roof. Internally the house has a fine depth of family and guest accommodation laid out over two light and bright and easily managed levels. The main rooms all enjoy the far reaching impressive and often dramatic views.
Outer canopy porch, hardwood door with stained and leaded glass to entrance vestibule, with tiled floor, shelved store with electrical switchgear, bevel glass door with side screens to entrance reception hall, 2 x cloaks and general purpose store cupboards, under stairs stores, bevel glass door to generously proportioned sitting room with 2 x box window formations, open plan arch leading to dining and breakfast room all on a stylish open plan to well equipped and integrated kitchen with informal dining and breakfasting bar, utility room with door to rear gardens, general purpose stores, twin leaf doors lead to the sun room with further French door to deck and gardens. Inner hallway leading to bedroom 1, shower room, study/home office or possible 6th bedroom.
Staircase to upper hallway, retractable ladder access to floored and insulated attic, bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobes, bedroom 3 with 4 x velux windows and access to eves stores, bedroom 4, family bathroom with shower over the bath, bedroom 5 (master) with fitted wardrobes in dressing room hallway leading to en suite shower room.
Detached garage with remotely operated up and over roller door, concrete floor, personal side door access, light and power.
Gardens & Grounds
Stone gate piers set in low level smooth render wall with coping stones, concrete driveway with vehicle hardstanding and turning spur. Mature sloping lawn at the front with mixed shrubs and bushes, raised deck at the front with gravel terrace and pathway, deck at sun room, flagstone pathway with low level smooth render retaining wall supporting lawn at the rear, close board fencing enclose the gardens.
Argyll and Bute Council
Tel: 0843 1162344.
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas, mains gas central heating, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Claddagh is in Band G, and the amount of council tax payable for 2020/2021 is £3425.32
EPC rating C.
Claddagh is situated on the island of Bute on the west of Scotland. The house enjoys an elevated situation at the top of Ardmory Road within the settlement of Ardbeg which connects the main town of Rothesay and Port Bannatyne.
Ardbeg is about 1.5 miles to the north of Rothesay which is the main capital town of the island of Bute.
The house is in an excellent prominent location such that the 270 degree panorama takes in Rothesay Bay, the firth of Clyde, Toward light house and the mainland beyond, from the rear there are views to the East Kyle and the mountains and glens beyond.
Rothesay, which is 1.5 miles to the south, has thriving shopping, leisure and educational facilities including a larger sized Co-op. Caledonian MacBrayne operates a frequent ferry service from Rothesay to Wemyss Bay, which has direct rail links to Glasgow. A second ferry service runs between Rhubodach on the northern side of Bute to Colintraive giving short crossing access to the mainland, Argyll and the West Highlands.
The two nearest airports are Glasgow and Prestwick, which are a circa 40 and 50 minutes drive respectively in normal driving conditions from Wemyss Bay.
Rothesay has an 18 hole golf course enjoying outstanding views of the Firth of Clyde and Arran. Smaller courses are at Port Bannatyne and Kingarth. Bute is an area of significant natural beauty and mild climate, with many opportunities for coastal and hill walking and mountain biking. Fresh water and sea fishing are available, and there are shooting and stalking opportunities. The island has its own grass airstrip for light aircraft and microlights.
The area is notable for its sailing on the famous Kyles of Bute, which is a National Scenic Area. Tighnabruaich and Colintraive to the north, and the Crinan Canal and Tarbert to the West, are centres of lively sailing activity throughout the season. There are marinas, sheltered moorings, chandlery and boating services in Rothesay and Port Bannatyne.
From Glasgow, travel west on the M8 to Greenock, and then continue on the A78 to Wemyss Bay. Take the Caledonian MacBrayne ferry to Rothesay circa (35 minutes). On arrival at Rothesay, disembark then turn right onto the A844 proceeding along the coast in a northerly direction for about 1.4 miles then bear left at the fork. Continue for a further 0.2 miles then turn left on to Ardmory Road. Continue to the top of Ardmory Road and Claddagh is the house third from the end on the right hand side.