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Kinraddie, Ascog, Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute, PA20








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Kinraddie is an imaginatively conceived and individually designed detached house. It was commissioned by the current owners and their architects in the late 1990’s and it can easily be described as one of the signature homes of the island of Bute.

Kinraddie is completed in a white pebble dash harled exterior with a combination of natural stone and smooth render at the base course, there is random natural stone relief at quoins, window mullions and doors. The whole is under a slated roof with feature turrets and a projecting balcony with natural stone piers. Internally, there is good use of natural engineered oak timbers and quality brass ironmongery, large flag tiles are in the reception hallway as well as a feature concrete circular turret staircase with decorative wrought iron balustrading and spindles.

The accommodation which is generously proportioned is laid out over three levels, the home offers first class principal family accommodation, a second holiday home or given the islands history as a holiday destination, as an income producing self-catered holiday letting proposition.
Ground Floor
Hardwood outer door to turreted entrance reception hallway with large flag tile flooring, cloakroom/wc, inner hallway leading to general purpose and outerwear store, door leading to rear gardens, bedroom 1 with fitted wardrobes and tiled en suite shower room, bedroom 2 with tiled en suite shower room, bedroom 3 with bay window sitting area and tiled en suite bathroom. Door from lower hallway providing integral access to double garage with utility/boiler room with terra cotta tile floor at the rear.

First Floor
Turret circular staircase to half landing leading to bedroom 4 with full width, full drop windows and central twin leaf glazed doors to Romeo & Juliet balcony, good deep mirrored in-built fitted wardrobes, tiled en suite shower and bathroom. Full landing to upper hallway leading to cloakroom and wc, shelved linen store with domestic hot water tank. Fine open plan formal dining and drawing room with focal point smooth ashlar stone fireplace and stone hearth with inset coal burning effect living flame gas fire on a raised stone hearth. A deep bay is of octagonal shape and has full drop windows and quite simply wonderful views over Ascog Bay and the firth of Clyde, twin leaf French doors lead to the balcony. The kitchen is fully integrated and has space for informal dining and breakfasting furniture, twin leaf French doors lead to the balcony which has a terra cotta tile floor, feature natural stone piers and steel balustrading.

Second Floor
Turret circular staircase leading to flexible third level room offering scope as 5th bedroom, home office/study, reading or music room.

Integral double garage with remotely operated up and over door, painted concrete floor, light power and water.

Gardens & Grounds
Stone bell mouth entry with steel vehicle and pedestrian gates hung on stone gate piers, gravel surfaced driveway with generous vehicle turning and hardstanding apron. Tiered rockery with alpine ground cover plants and heaths, lower gravel apron fronted by substantial stone wall at the front and northern sides, south side has escallonia and decorative lap larch fencing. Stone steps have a garden stream and large grated drain leading to rear gardens. The house is bounded by a gravel and flagstone paths. Gardens to the rear are inclined and are to grass with mixed shrubs and bushes leading to mature tree life at the extreme rear. At the southern side, a flagstone drying green and terrace returning to front gardens.

Mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, mains gas, gas fired central heating, double glazing.

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

Local Authorities
Argyll and Bute Council

Council Tax
Kinraddie is in Band H, and the amount of council tax payable for 2023/2024 is £4,088.98 to include water and exclude sewage.

Rating C

Kinraddie is situated in the charming ribbon settlement of Ascog which is just to the east of the main town of Rothesay on the west of Scotland Island of Bute. Kinraddie forms part of the very charming ribbon settlement of Ascog, which is on the eastern side of the island. Kinraddie has a slightly elevated setting and the homes of Ascog are grouped around and overlook the enchanting and sheltered Ascog Bay. From Kinraddie there are wonderful 270 degree panoramic waterscape aspects out across the firth of Clyde to include, the island of Cumbrae in the south, the mainland to the east and the Toward light and the Cowal peninsula to the north.

Rothesay, the capital town of the island of Bute 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 a circa 40 and 50 minutes’ drive respectively in normal driving conditions from Wemyss Bay.

Rothesay has an 18 hole golf course from where 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 enjoys a 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.

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 circa (35 minutes). On arrival at Rothesay, turn left, and follow the A844 along the coast for 2.4 miles to find Kinraddie on the right hand side."
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Kinraddie, Ascog, Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute, PA20


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