Clyde Property Bearsden
68 Drymen Road, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 2RH
Coldrach Farm Road, Drymen, Stirlingshire, G63 0EB
‘The Bothy’ is a truly exceptional detached residence set within elaborate garden grounds which afford uninterrupted views over Loch Lomond and the surrounding countryside. Completed in 2019, the home was built by Shoreport Builders who have been building impressive homes in this area for over 30 years and built a reputation for the construction of bespoke houses featuring natural traditional materials mainly stone, slate and timber windows and doors, and internally, oak and other hardwood finishes as well as marble and slate. The home is finished to an exceptionally high standard with an exterior of Denfind stone with contrasting red sandstone quoins and features zinc panels beneath a natural slate roof with several glass apex sections. The stone exterior is complimented by NorDan windows and doors manufactured in Norway using only the finest materials. When creating ‘The Bothy’ it was the owner’s intention to commission a unique design and specification.
Known locally as ‘Millionaires Row’, the setting features a small collection of individually designed homes formed along one side of the secluded access road. ‘The Bothy’ stands on a slightly elevated position and is framed by newly formed stone dyke walls with impressive remote controlled electric gated entrance. Upon entering the wide asphalt drive lined with stone edging and miniature hedgerow you immediately appreciate the expansive garden grounds consisting of manicured lawns, an ornamental pond and a number of young tree complimenting the borders as you proceed towards the house into the large asphalt car parking area. There are eleven principal apartments of four public rooms, seven en suite bedrooms, large dining kitchen and cloakroom as well as a 3 vehicle car port, covered by the raised terrace measuring 8.1 metres by 6.5 metres and affording magnificent panoramic views.
‘The Bothy’ is ideally suited for an expanding family or for those wishing to utilise a particular annexe of the property to operate their business or for a dependent relative or family member. The idyllic setting is located on the northern fringes of the village of Drymen which itself offers a wide array of local amenities including a range of charming village shops and stores, coffee houses, pubs, restaurants and hotels. Drymen Primary School feeds into the excellent Balfron High School and arterial road networks lead to the nearby suburbs of Milngavie and Bearsden, where there is a choice of private schooling options at primary level for both The Glasgow Academy and The High School of Glasgow with a further selection in Glasgow.
Surrounded by picturesque countryside, the home is minutes from Balmaha on the shores of Loch Lomond with a range of water sports on offer and further leisure pursuits in the area include equestrian centres, renowned walking routes to the nearby Conic Hill, Ben Lomond and The West Highland Way, there are numerous cycle paths and walkways in the Queen Elizabeth Forest as well as a number of renowned golf clubs and sports centres. The A809 and A811 both provide approximately 30 minute travel links by car to both Glasgow and Stirling City Centres and also to Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports.
Internally, the proportions and specification are immediately evident within the entrance hall where wide engineered oak flooring continues throughout the majority of the ground floor and this entire level is heated by underfloor heating. The enclosed plans will provide a detailed overview of the versatile accommodation on offer however in brief, comprises two inter connecting lounges of some 48’ in combined length complemented by floor to ceiling sliding doors and impressive views. Further public rooms include a gymnasium, family room and the kitchen. The kitchen is formed around a centre island with a range of AEG integrated appliances (Competence double ovens, induction hob, coffee machine, vacuum sealed cooker and warming drawer) and the adjoining utility room offers further allocation for additional appliances. The wonderful views can be enjoyed from the kitchen and adjacent family room which both feature full height sliding doors opening to a patio area and the family room itself features a stone stacked fireplace, log burning stove and vaulted ceiling with glass skylight windows. Two heating systems powered by two separate Worcester Bosch boilers and the versatile design enable the property to be utilised as two dwellings to suit a multi-generational family. As it stands, there are seven en-suite bedrooms, accessed via two separate staircases, at either end of the property, all with fully fitted wardrobes with drawer sets, shoe racks and rails and four have separate dressing areas. The master bedroom on the first floor would make a further public room and French doors open to a glass Juliette balcony affording the impressive views, as does the sizeable elevated terrace off bedroom two.
In summary, ‘The Bothy’ is one of the most impressive homes to grace the market in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in recent years, offering impressive accommodation, specification and an unrivalled setting. EPC - Band C
Croy Buchanan Steading
Killearn, Stirlingshire, G63 9QU
HD Video Available. A truly stunning, four bedroom, detached villa forming part of this intimate steading development, affording magnificent views of surrounding fields to Dumgoyne and the Campsie Fells. Croy Buchanan Steading is an exclusive steading development of only eleven properties formed around a central courtyard arrangement and is bordered on all sides by open fields. This, the former show home and one of only two of the largest style to measure 3034 sq ft, occupies one of the finest positions enjoying privacy and panoramic views and is accessed via a tree lined driveway. This semi-rural setting on the outskirts of Killearn is perfect for those wishing to enjoy the benefits of country living yet is approximately 1.5 miles from the centre of Killearn and a selection of local amenities contained therein. These include a range of shops, coffee shop, pub and restaurant, delicatessen, hairdressers, vet and doctors’ surgery and the excellent local schooling includes Killearn Primary School which subsequently feeds into the excellent Balfron High School. The village is situated at the foot of the Campsie Fells and is surrounded by picturesque scenery including a local playpark and acclaimed walking routes include the West Highland Way and The Pipe Track taking you from Killearn, past Dungoyne and Glengoyne distillery, to Blanefield. A choice of the A809 and A81 provide easy access south to the nearby suburbs of Milngavie and Bearsden and beyond to Glasgow City Centre and north, to the nearby Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park and to Stirling.
On entering the gated development, a broad gravelled driveway provides parking for several vehicles and leads to the double garage with power, lighting and courtesy door to the home itself. The well-kept gardens are predominantly laid to lawn and to the side include, a childrens’ play area, a log store and a choice of seating area which also features a sizeable balcony with glass balustrades, accessed off the kitchen and dining area. The gardens provide an ideal platform from which to enjoy the impressive views and array of wild life and are bordered by fencing and a young beech hedge.
Internally, the specification is immediately apparent on entering the expansive entrance hall which is complemented by large, square Porcelanosa floor tiles and includes a feature oak and glass staircase to the upper level. The orientation and design of the home are to maximise the impressive views and setting and therefore features the principal public rooms on the upper level affording even better views. In brief, the accommodation continues upstairs to the broad landing off which, is the lounge with vaulted, beamed ceiling, windows on three sides, solid oak flooring and wood burning stove. A glass triangular apex window and oak framed, bi-fold doors fully retract to adjoin what is unquestionably the heart of the home, a truly stunning kitchen opening to the dining area, of almost 30ft in length. Formed around a centre island with breakfast bar, the kitchen includes a Belfast sink, wood and Corian surfaces, integrated Neff appliances (double oven, one of which is a combination oven/microwave, warmer drawer and hob, fridge, freezer and dishwasher). Drop height windows afford the impressive views which can also be enjoyed through two expansive, sliding doors off the dining area leading to the balcony with glass balustrades overlooking the surrounding countryside. There are four bedrooms, one of which is on the upper level and is served by a shower room and downstairs, are three further double bedrooms and a utility room. Two of the three bedrooms feature fitted wardrobes, the master bedroom features double, his and hers dressing rooms and French doors to the gardens and all three bedrooms benefit from adjoining en-suite facilities, most noticeably, the master with four piece sanitaryware including contemporary bath and heated towel radiator. EPC – Band B
Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, G61 4NE
HD Video Available. An impressive, four bedroom, Edwardian semi-detached villa enjoying an exclusive setting within one of Old Bearsden’s most prized addresses. This stunning, blonde sandstone, semi-detached villa offers seven principal apartments over two levels, of almost 2000 sq ft and retains a number of charming, period features. Situated within the conservation area in the heart of Old Bearsden, Campbell Drive is only the third address on the left, as you travel north through Bearsden Cross and as a result, is within walking distance of a wide array of services including shops, restaurants, Marks & Spencers Simply Food, dentist and doctors’ surgeries. The area is served by excellent local schooling including Bearsden Primary and Bearsden Academy High Schools and for those wishing private school tuition, the Junior School of The High School of Glasgow lies on Ledcameroch Road. Bearsden is home to a number of parks, golf clubs, sports centres, bowling and tennis clubs and just to the south of the Cross, Bearsden train station offers a useful and regular service to Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Accessed via a tree lined entrance, a gravelled driveway provides off-street parking for several vehicles and the secluded front garden is interspersed with plants and shrubs and fronted by hedgerows. A side gate accesses a rather private level, lawned garden continuing to a generous, slabbed, courtyard patio running along the rear of the home. There are two outhouses/storage sheds and high levels of privacy are afforded by bordering trees and hedging.
Internally, the accommodation begins in the wood panelled vestibule and the broad hall provides an introduction to the owner’s carefully considered décor and retention of period features including original internal doors, tall skirtings, exposed, treated, wooden flooring and sumptuous décor. Further features within the home include attractive, column, schoolhouse style radiators, picture rails, intricate ceiling cornicing and roses, distinguished fireplaces, storage presses and beautiful, Oregon pine balustrades to the staircase. A formal drawing room is complemented by detailed cornicing and ceiling rose and features a deep bay window and intricately carved fireplace and gas fire. There is a comfortable day-to-day sitting room with further gas fire and sliding doors to the adjoining dining room and a kitchen features Shaker style units, composite surfaces, dual aspects, a Smeg Range cooker and door to the garden. There is an adjoining utility room which also accesses the rear garden and a downstairs WC. One of the bedrooms, currently used as a study, is located on the ground floor and stairs lead to the spacious upper landing off which, are three sizeable, double bedrooms and a refitted bathroom with Burlington and Roca sanitaryware, a bath, separate shower enclosure and heated towel radiator. The particularly impressive, master bedroom runs the full width of the property and features an original storage press, a further fireplace, a deep, bay window matching that of the downstairs drawing room, an additional single framed window and is of such impressive proportions, there is the potential to perhaps accommodate an en-suite facility subject to necessary consents. EPC – Band D
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