3 bedroom house for saleLot 2 - Rhubodach Estate, Rothesay, Isle Of Bute
Sold STC £175,000
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Located within easy reach of Glasgow,
Scotland's largest city, yet in a wonderful island
setting, Rhubodach is the much loved holiday
home of the late Lord and Lady Attenborough.
The estate makes for a great place to not only
live but also to continue the established holiday
Rhubodach is situated on the North East coast of the Isle of Bute. 15 miles long by 4 miles wide, Bute is the perfect island getaway and being only a stone's throw from the mainland is one of the most accessible of the western isles.
With a mild climate and renowned for its on and off-shore wildlife, Bute is an area of natural beauty and an outdoor enthusiasts' haven. There are numerous opportunities to enjoy coastal hillwalking or cycling. Fishing enthusiasts can take advantage of both freshwater and sea fishing on hill lochs and the Firth of Clyde. There is an interesting 13-hole golf course in the close-by Port Bannatyne and other courses are available at Kingarth (9-hole) and Rothesay (18-hole). The latter has views towards Loch Striven and the Kyles of Bute.
Bute sits in the midst of some excellent sailing with the Kyles of Bute, a National Scenic Area. There are marinas and sheltered moorings in Rothesay and Port Bannatyne.
The town of Rothesay offers a full range of local amenities including restaurants, hotels, supermarket, several banks, various shops, small hospital and dentist. Nursery, primary and secondary education is available on the island. From Rothesay and Rhubodach itself, Caledonian MacBrayne operate a frequent ferry service to Wemyss Bay and Colintraive respectively on the mainland. A range of events are held on the island including the Highland Games, Agricultural Show and the family friendly Bute Music Festival.
Rhubodach lies only 350 metres from the Rhubodach ferry terminal which connects, via a five-minute crossing, to Colintraive on the mainland. The traditionally constructed, stone under slate roof, white-washed Rhubodach Farmhouse, annexe, Keeper's Cottage and outbuildings form a charming courtyard, creating a picturesque destination with spectacular views of the coast and surrounding area. Also looking over the Kyles of Bute but closer to the sea and sitting in its own garden, is the charming Rhubodach Cottage.
The Farmhouse, annexe and Rhubodach Cottage are let by the current owners as high quality holiday accommodation with Keeper's Cottage occupied by employees. Due to the wonderful setting and high standard of accommodation, the holiday lettings have a strong customer base with many guests returning year after year.
This delightful single storey property of stone and slate construction is situated within a stone's throw of the shore. The property benefits from enclosed front and rear gardens laid down to grass with a gravel area to the side for car parking.
The accommodation consists of:
Kitchen: With fitted wall and floor units and electric hob and oven.
Living Room: Beautiful coastal views and a working open fire.
Master bedroom with en-suite: Double bedroom. En-suite with bath and shower over, wash-hand basin vanity unit, WC and built in cupboard.
Bedroom 2: Single bedroom, currently used as a bunk room.
Bedroom 3: Single bedroom.
Shower Room: Shower, wash-hand basin and WC.
Argyll and Bute Council, Kilmory, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8RT Tel: 01546 602127
The properties are all served with mains water and electricity, with private drainage via septic tank. The Farmhouse is serviced by LPG-gas.
Listing - Designations
The property lies within the Kyles of Bute National Scenic Area.
Servitude Rights, Burdens and other Rights of Access
In so far as the seller is able if the property is sold in lots appropriate rights of access, burdens and servitudes will be granted and reserved.
Fixtures and Fittings
The property is sold with all fixtures and fittings.
Available b y separate agreement.
Rates and Council Tax
The holidays lets, Rhubodach Farmhouse and Cottage, are currently exempt from Council Tax and are zero rated under Small Business Relief.
Keeper's Cottage: Council Tax Band E
EPC and Home Report
Rhubodach Farmhouse: G09
Keeper's Cottage: G04
Rhubodach Cottage: E46
Rhubodach Cottage: Home Report value: £180,000
Home Report available on request.
From the South
Follow the M8 to Greenock, continuing onto the A8 to Port Glasgow. In Port Glasgow continue onto the A78, signposted for Largs. After approximately 11 miles Wemyss Bay ferry terminal is reached. Take the Rothesay Ferry. From the ferry terminal in Rothesay turn right on to the A844, signposted for Colintraive and Rhubodach Ferry. Continue for approximately 8 miles along the coastline and the entrance to Rhudodach is on your left.
From the North
Turn off the A83 onto the A815, signposted for Dunoon, continue approximately 9.5 miles then turn off onto the A8886, signposted for Colintraive and the Isle of Bute Ferry. After approximately 21.5 miles the Colintraive Ferry will be reached. Once the ferry has reached the Isle of Bute turn left and the entrance to Rhubodach is on the right after approximately half a mile.
Strictly by prior agreement.
Please contact Rebecca Boswell - details below.
A closing date may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents.
Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, stipulations, special conditions of sale and missives of sale the last shall prevail.
Offers in Scottish Legal Form should be submitted to the Selling Agents at their Perth office. Parties are asked to satisfy themselves that they fully understand the implication of offering under Scottish Law. A closing date for offers may 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.
Bidwells, 5 Atholl Place, Perth, PH1 5NE
Thorntons Law LLP, 13 Melville Street, Edinburgh, EH3 7PE
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