Craigmore Road

Rothesay, Isle of Bute , PA20 9ES
Sold £220,000

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37 Craigmore Road is a very handsome semi detached red sandstone fronted villa which sits within an enviable costal setting with uninterrupted water views across the firth of Clyde.

37 Craigmore Road is a very handsome semidetached red sandstone fronted villa laid across two easily managed light and bright levels all of which sits neatly under a dark grey slate roof. The property sits within an enviable costal setting with uninterrupted water views across the firth of Clyde.

Outer front door to entrance vestibule, electrical switch gear, inner front door to welcoming entrance hallway, formal sitting room with bay windows and original fireplace, under stair storage cupboard, home office/study, linen room/laundry room housing the boiler, formal dining room with 3 door aga, exposed Edinburgh press, Kitchen with door to rear gardens.

Via a fitted carpited staircase to first floor, bedroom 1 with window to front, bedroom 2 (master) with bay window to front offering uniterupted water views, family bathroom with overhead shower, bedroom 3 & 4 with window to rear gardens.

2 x detached general purpose garden sheds.

Via a black painted wrought iron gate to gravel pathway leading to main front door. The front gardens are low maintenance by design and are mainly to a level lawn which is bound by heading to the front and flanked with colourful beds and bushes at the side. The gravel pathway wraps around to the side of the property, via a timber gate to gravel pathway which leads to the rear gardens. The lower rear gardens are mainly to a paved patio area which offers ideal alfresco sitting and dining opportunities, flanked with a well-maintained level lawn area all of which is bound by colourful flower beds, there is an exposed stone staircase which leaved from the lower level up to the rear gardens which are mainly to lawn and bound by a post and wire fence to one side and a close board timber fence to the other.

37 Craigmore Road is situated in an area known locally as Craigmore on the eastern side of the Isle of Bute’s capital town of Rothesay. From its immediate foreshore vantage point on the corner of Craigmore and Ardencraig Road, the house commands uninterrupted views across the firth of Clyde towards Wemyss Bay, Skelmorlie and Largs on the mainland.

Access to the famous and highly scenic Kyles of Bute is just to the north west and is always lively with the coming and going of the Caledonian Macbrayne Ferry service to and from Wemyss Bay as well as the movement of pleasure boats and sailing yachts as they venture through the famous and highly scenic Kyles of Bute.

Rothesay town has thriving shopping, leisure and educational facilities including a larger sized Co-op. Caledonian MacBrayne operates a frequent ferry service to Wemyss Bay, which has direct rail links to Glasgow. A second ferry service runs between Rhubodach on the north of Bute to Colintraive giving access to Argyll and the West Highlands.

The two nearest airports are Glasgow and Prestwick, which are approximately 40 and 50 minutes’ drive respectively from Wemyss Bay.

Rothesay has an 18 hole golf course, from most of which there are 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 well known for its sailing on the 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, chandlery services and sheltered moorings in Rothesay and Port Bannatyne.

Travel Directions
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 (35 minutes). On leaving the ferry at Rothesay, follow the exit road to the traffic lights and turn left, proceed along the coastal road (A844) for about 2 miles to find 37 Criagmore Road on the right-hand side.

Local Authorities
Argyll and Bute Council
Tel: 01546 605522

Water is by mains supply, heating is gas central heating, drainage is by shared mains, double glazing.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax/Rateable Value
37 Craigmore Road is council tax band D. The amount payable for 2020/2021 is £1367.73 including water and sewerage charges.

Band D

Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers will probably be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.