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Lower flat with private garden and enviable views in the lovely coastal village of Kames. 1 Aliwal North is situated in very close proximity to local amenities, including the local shop and village inn, and comprises good sized lounge with multi-fuel stove, sea-facing conservatory, kitchen, bedroom and shower room. Externally, the property boasts a long and private front garden, back courtyard and off-road parking. This will make an ideal acquisition for anyone looking for a country retreat or a lucrative holiday let, at a very affordable price.
The village of Kames sits on the Kyles of Bute and is famous for its scenic beauty and sailing waters. Along with the neighbouring villages Tighnabruaich, Millhouse and Portavadie, Kames benefits from small local independent retailers as well as hotels, cafes and restaurants. The world renowned steamer, PS Waverley, also regularly berths at the pier. The wider area boasts a golf course, tennis court, children’s play area, sailing clubs and the ever expanding Portavadie Marina.
Lounge, Conservatory, Kitchen, Bedroom and Bathroom
The flat can be found just past Kames Village Store, the well-stocked local shop in the heart of the village, and immediately before Kames Church.
No. 1 is accessed at the rear of the building, just off the parking bay. The small courtyard at the back door is for the private use of this particular flat.
4.00m x 3.60m
13’2” x 11’10”
Once through the UPVC / opaque glass door you enter the kitchen which has pine wall and base units, strip and wall lighting, storage heater, cupboard which houses the fuse box, an overhead pulley and an alcove with linen cupboard and additional storage.
2.45m x 2.35m
8’1” x 7’9”
Situated at the rear, off the kitchen, the bedroom has a window to the courtyard, ceiling light, carpet, storage heater and space for a bed and bedside tables.
The carpeted hallway has a ceiling light and large walk-in storage cupboard with lighting and provides access to the kitchen, bathroom and lounge.
2.80m x 1.40m
9’3” x 4’8”
Modern bathroom comprising bath with electric shower over and glass screen, WC and wash-hand basin. Part-tiled walls, tile-effect flooring, two ceiling lights, wall heater and opaque window to the side.
4.45m x 4.00m
14’8” x 13’2”
Comfortable lounge with lovely views over the garden down to the Kyles of Bute through the large windows. A cosy multi-fuel stove provides a practical and aesthetically pleasing focal point. Ceiling chandelier, carpet, storage heater and window seat all add to the cosiness.
6.25m x 3.90m (at widest points)
20’6” x 12’10”
L-shaped conservatory accessed from the lounge and with glazed doors at the front to the garden and a further door at the rear. Laminate flooring, storage heater, wall and ceiling lights and plenty of room for dining table and chairs and occasional furniture. A lovely room to enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
The flat boasts the long garden that stretches down to the road, is laid mainly to lawn with a small pond, hedging, plants and flowers and several mature trees including the commanding Monkey Puzzle. At the foot of the front garden a gate opens to the road making a trip to the shop, the inn or the coast that bit quicker. A pathway at the side leads to the rear courtyard and has a handy storage area for garden tools and furniture. A cellar / tool shed under the stairs to the upper flat is solely for this flat and there is a shared ‘wash house’ which offers additional communal storage for bicycles etc. Further, the lawned area from back of the patio to the far end of the parking bay is also common for the four flats in the block.
At the rear of the building is a private parking area for the exclusive use of the residents.
The windows in the Lounge and Bedroom were installed in 2018.
Planning permission has previously been granted for an extension at the rear, where the patio area sits. There is no reason to believe any future request would be denied.
Multi-Fuel Stove plus Electric Heating
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
1 Aliwal North is in Council Tax Band A and the amount payable for 2021/2022 is £1,210.56.
A copy of the Home Report is available by contacting Waterside Property Ltd.
Strictly by appointment with Waterside Property Ltd.
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to Waterside Property Ltd.
EPC rating: E.