Property SummaryRedcliffe is a detached bungalow with full eastern exposure across the highly scenic firth of Clyde to Largs, Skelmorlie and Wemyss Bay which are adjacent.
Redcliffe is a very pretty detached bungalow of white painted render construction and all under tiled roof. The accommodation, which is light, bright and spacious is laid out over one easily managed level. The property is set back off Craigmore Road and occupies mature easily managed gardens. It has a full eastern exposure across the highly scenic firth of Clyde to Largs, Skelmorlie and Wemyss Bay which are adjacent.
Via outer front door to kitchen come dining area, formal sitting room with uninterrupted water views, door access to front gardens, original fireplace, cupboard housing outer wear, bedroom 1 (master) with fitted wardrobes, window to rear gardens, hallway, door to rear gardens. Family bathroom, bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobe space, window to rear gardens. Via kitchen come dining to shower room, bedroom 3 with fitted wardrobe space, window to rear gardens, shelved linen cupboard, door to utility room, with rear door to greater gardens, laundry room, home office.
Redcliffe is situated in an area known locally as Craigmore on the eastern side of the Isle of Butes capital town of Rothesay. From its immediate foreshore vantage point on the Craigmore 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.
Integral single garage with concrete floor, manual up and over door, light and power, rear personal door access, integral workshop with light and power, outdoor w/c, 3 x timber sheds housing general purpose garden wear, 1 x glasshouse.
Via white and blue painted stone gated piers to private red whin chip driveway, ample vehicle turning and hard standing. Front gardens are mainly to lawn and are low maintenance by design and bound by a stone wall. There is a paved patio area located within the front gardens which is ideal for alfresco dining. Via a paved pathway which wraps around the side of the property, the rear gardens are mainly to a mature lawn which is raised and bound by a stone wall either side with a natural rock face to the rear, the gardens are well maintained and have an assortment of specimen trees, flower beds and bushes.
Argyll and Bute Council
Tel: 01546 605522
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas fired central heating, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Council Tax/Rateable Value
Argyll and Bute council have estimated the council tax for Redcliffe, Council will be band E once the property is reinstated as a residential property. The amount payable for 2019/2020 is £2262.62 including water and sewerage charges.
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.
Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenants fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.
Photographs and particulars taken July 2019
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 1.6 miles to find Redcliffe on the right hand side.