Clyde Property Helensburgh
22 West Princes Street, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute G84 8TD
Lomond View Country House
Tarbet, Arrochar, G83 7DG
Currently the property is run as a very popular and lucrative high end Bed and Breakfast establishment by the current owners and due to its fantastic location in one of Scotland's most scenic areas, there is never any shortage of demand from guests. Whether used as a B and B or as a large family home, the property is perfectly laid out for both. There are two separate accesses to the grounds off the A82 and extensive parking can be found to the side of the house. The interior of the property is beautifully presented with fresh and neutral shades, with good quality flooring and carpeting throughout, along with high performance windows complemented by an underfloor heating system. The kitchen is finished to a very high end specification with quarz worktops and many of the main rooms enjoy the fantastic views south across the loch. EPC - Band D
The Mews Rockfort
154 East Clyde Street, Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, G84 7AX
HD VIDEO AVAILABLE. Sitting right on the waterfront of the Firth of Clyde and forming part of one of Helensburgh’s most exclusive, private gated developments that is home to only a handful of highly individual properties, “The Mews” is an impeccably built and beautifully presented contemporary family home. The house enjoys its own beautifully manicured and enclosed gardens leading down to the high sea wall and taking in simply breathtaking views across the water. The property was built around 12 years ago in hand cut sandstone beneath a Welsh slate roof and the standard of finish both inside and out is exquisite. Only the best of materials have been used, with a bright, stylish and contemporary feel throughout and with accommodation extending to around 2700 square feet. Adjacent to the main house, there is separate detached “annexe”/garden room providing fantastic guest accommodation/home office space with living space, kitchenette, wc and mezzanine area.
On entering from the front, there is an outer vestibule that leads into the impressive reception hall that is dominated by a bespoke, custom made spiral staircase to the upper floor. From here there is access to the sizeable main lounge which has two sets of French doors opening out to the south facing patio and lawns that run down to the water and take in the views. On the other side of the reception hall is the hub of the home, a beautiful open plan living, dining space and high end German kitchen complete with a comprehensive range of Siemens appliances, Silestone surfaces and contemporary lighting solutions. Off the kitchen is a good sized utility room. The living and dining areas are bathed in natural light and there is access from here out to the front gardens and across to the garden room. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a double guest bedroom and a fully tiled beautifully fitted shower room. Moving up the spiral staircase, the upper landing has extensive built-in storage and leads to three further double bedrooms. The large master bedroom also has great inbuilt wardrobe storage and with windows to the front and to the south overlooking the Firth of Clyde, it feels as if you are actually on the water. A large contemporary ensuite shower room features a walk-in shower, vanity wash basin and wc. The second upstairs bedroom also enjoys ensuite facilities. The luxurious family bathroom has a Victoria and Albert stone bath, vanity unit with Carrara stone top, large walk-in shower and wc.
“Rockfort” is a beautifully landscaped development that is entered from East Clyde Street through twin stone gate piers, with a granite gravelled driveway leading to an electrically operated gate that gives access to “The Mews” and only two other properties. On entering the enclosed gardens of the home, privacy is provided by mature evergreen hedge screening and there is extensive parking to the front of the house. From here, there is access to the detached garden room/annexe and down to the main part of the garden that is south facing and features a large paved patio sitting area with an expanse of lawn beyond, all taking in views over the water and leading down to the high, stone built sea wall. At the end of the garden is a private gate giving access to the shore front.
Located just off East Clyde Street, only a short stroll from the centre of Helensburgh, the property is perfectly placed for a wide selection of amenities that can be found in the town. Craigendoran and Helensburgh Central train stations are within easy reach and offer services to Glasgow and Edinburgh and Helensburgh Upper train station (which is on the West Highland Line) provides direct sleeper services to London. There are excellent primary and secondary schools in Helensburgh with private schooling found at Lomond School. There is a wide selection of shops and supermarkets nearby including the large Morrisons store which is adjacent to Hermitage Academy. The town has a great deal to offer when it comes to leisure facilities, with sports and leisure clubs, great sailing on the Firth of Clyde and the Gare Loch and with world renowned golf courses to be found on the shores of nearby Loch Lomond which is only a ten to fifteen minute drive away. Loch Lomond Golf Club and the Carrick Golf Club and Spa are found here along with Cameron House Hotel. The town also boasts excellent restaurants and bars along with a cinema. Helensburgh is considered a fantastic commuter town with Glasgow accessible by regular train services in forty five minutes and the same by car. The International Airport is accessed in forty minutes via the Erskine Bridge. EPC - Band B
Carman Road, Cardross, Argyll and Bute, G82 5ER
DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. Built circa 1838 for Alexander Ferrier, Bloomhill house is an impressive and elegant Jacobean mansion that sits amidst extensive garden grounds with views south across to the River Clyde. The property is surrounded by open countryside, yet is close to the centre of the picturesque conservation village of Cardross where a wide selection of amenities are on offer. Over the years, the house has been a family residence and latterly a care home for the elderly. Planning permission has been granted (5th July 2019) for the conversion and redevelopment of the property into ten luxury apartments. The attached information details the sizes, layout and proposed sales values of each of the ten apartments once the development is completed. For all information regarding the planning decision, prospective purchasers should refer to Argyll and Bute Council Planning Department Ref: 18/02253/PP. Please be aware that as part of the decision notice, the existing access to the property must be altered. See attached extract from the decision notice:
“The sight-line requirements and increased width of driveway will require alterations to the boundary wall and gate piers. This matter cannot be assessed as part of this application and will require separate consideration in terms of a further planning application and Listed Building consent. No works should commence on this Category B Listed Building until such time as the accompanying Listed Building Application has been duly determined and the views of the Secretary of State have been finalised”.
Apt 1 - 77sq m/826sq ft - £205,000
Apt 2 - 80sq m/864sq ft - £200,000
Apt 3 - 64sq m/696sq ft - £180,000
Apt 4 - 100sq m/1076sq ft - £215,000
Apt 5 - 86sq m/925sq ft - £210,000
Apt 6 - 64sq m/688sq ft - £185,000
Apt 7 - 68sq m/735sq ft - £185,000
Apt 8 - 88sq m/946sq ft - £205,000
Apt 9 - 73sq m/788sq ft - £190,000
Apt 10 - 62sq m/669sq ft - £175,000
SUGGESTED GROSS DEVELOPMENT VALUE - £1,950,000
Bloomhill house enjoys a semi rural location on Carman Road yet is within walking distance of the centre of the village which has conservation village status and offers a wide selection of fantastic amenities. These include a local primary which is highly regarded in the area, a picturesque golf club, bowling and tennis club, along with a train station linking Cardross to Helensburgh and also to Glasgow and Edinburgh in the other direction. Bus services run through the village from Cardross to Dumbarton, Glasgow and Helensburgh. The larger towns of Helensburgh and Dumbarton both offer more extensive amenities including schooling, shopping, supermarkets, bars and restaurants. Glasgow is within easy commuting distance of Cardross and can be reached by car in around twenty five minutes. The iconic shores of Loch Lomond are also only a short drive away and the area is synonymous with those who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, with stunning scenery, hill climbing, walks and water sports on the Firth of Clyde.
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