Offers Over £138,000
Flat 2, Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, G62 8DH
HD Video Available. An impeccably, refurbished, one bedroom, ground floor flat enjoying a convenient setting, a short walk from Milngavie town centre and train station. This impressive flat has recently undergone an extensive programme of refurbishment including newly fitted kitchen and bathroom, recently laid flooring, décor and rewiring. Occupying a particularly sought after, ground floor position accessed via a small number of steps at the front and by way of a level ramp access from the rear car park, the flat should ideally suit a wide demographic from young professionals, to those looking to downsize. Private parking allocation lies to the rear and the location is a short stroll from the wide selection of amenities contained within Milngavie’s traffic free town centre and Milngavi
Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, G62 6EY
HD Video Available. One of Scotland’s most impressive and historically significant homes, Bardowie Castle is an exceptional category ‘A’ listed castle set amidst majestic grounds of approximately 10 acres including loch frontage of Bardowie Loch. Steeped in history including some of Scotland’s most prominent lairds and reputedly, the infamous Rob Roy MacGregor, the castle contains Scotland’s oldest original Stone Keep dating from the mid 16th century.
This magnificent family home has been meticulously restored and refurbished both internally and externally and affords spectacular panoramic views across the expansive gardens and private jetty, to the loch itself.
Bardowie Castle enjoys an idyllic situation on the northern shores of Bardowie Loch surrounded by rolling countryside and lies at the end of the oldest lime, tree lined driveway in Scotland. Although secluded, the highly sought after hamlet of Bardowie is within close proximity of Glasgow City Centre, approximately seven miles away and the nearby suburbs of Milngavie and Bearsden, two miles and three miles away respectively, offer an extensive array of amenities. There are a number of sports centres, excellent local schooling and it is also a convenient destination for those wishing private school tuition from a choice of nearby schools in and around Glasgow including The High School of Glasgow, The Glasgow Academy, Kelvinside Academy, St. Aloysius and Hutchesons' Grammar.
Arterial road networks link to Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh and the location is within easy reach of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Mugdock Country Park and all of Scotland’s top golf courses. Motorway networks provide easy access to Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, twelve miles and forty five miles respectively and the private Cumbernauld Airport, sixteen miles.
The grounds include extensive lawned areas including the former orchard, a recently resurfaced tennis court, a beautiful, walled garden which borders the patio sitting adjacent to the water’s edge. A selection of outhouses are formed around the enclosed rear courtyard with security gates and include two separate sizeable garages and further parking for several vehicles.
The accommodation of the Castle also includes two self-contained, two bedroom apartments, both with interconnecting door to the main property. Internally, the meticulous restoration is immediately apparent within the reception hall with flagstone flooring and the specification also includes under floor heating, rewiring, plumbing,engineered double-glazed sash and case windows by Blairs windows, internal vacuum points and refurbished kitchen, bathroom and en-suite fittings. Fibre optic broadband was installed within the last month. A clear overview of the accommodation can be viewed on the floorplans within, however, in brief comprise
The Main House - Reception hall, WC, drawing room, dining room, dining kitchen, garden room, snug, games room, utility, six bedrooms, all with en-suite, several dressing rooms and a stone staircase leads to the original Great Hall within the Stone Keep.
The West Wing - This could be utilised as a self-contained apartment comprising of a fully fitted gymnasium or potential double bedroom, a lounge open to kitchenette and a modern, refitted shower room.
Self-contained Apartment - Accessed via an entrance vestibule is the lounge open to dining area, kitchen, two bedrooms, both with en-suite and storage space.
In summary, a once in a generation opportunity to acquire one of Scotland’s most iconic homes.
Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, G62 6NN
A thoughtfully extended four bedroom semi-detached affording magnificent views across Milngavie, to the Campsie Fells. Situated within the exclusive Nethermains district of Milngavie, Braeside Avenue is a highly sought after address and the subject property sits proudly, amidst impeccably kept gardens. A happy family home for many years, the property has been well maintained and upgraded recently including fresh external paintwork, interior décor, refitted dining kitchen, shower room and the addition of an en suite. Set within a convenient pocket of Milngavie, Braeside Avenue is a short walk from the traffic free town centre offering an extensive range of amenities to suit your daily requirements. These including shops, restaurants, a choice of supermarket, doctors and dentists. The area is home to excellent schooling at all levels and is home to a number of local parks, sports centres, golf courses, rugby, tennis and hockey clubs and Milngavie Station offers a frequent rail service to Glasgow, Edinburgh and further afield.
Outside, the front of the home is complemented by an attractive lawned garden with colourful boundary of plants and shrubs and fronted by a low wall. A monoblock driveway leads through the pillared entrance with railing gates and provides parking for several vehicles, continuing by the side of the home, to the detached garage with power and lighting. A side gate accesses the larger rear garden which is an ideal platform from which to enjoy the views. An area of lawn features a periphery of flower beds along the side and rear and the raised slabbed patio offers an impressive seating/entertaining area. There is external lighting, a water tap and a choice of two doors at the rear of the property lead firstly, to a basement room with power, lighting and plumbing and which, is currently utilised as a utility/wash room. The second door leads to a sub floor area beneath the home which is home to a modern Worcester Bosch Greenstar 38 CDI Boiler.
Internally, this impressive home offers far more deceptively spacious accommodation than the front facade belies and this is immediately evident within the broad entrance hall with deep storage cupboard. There are seven principal apartments formed over two levels, continuing with the lounge with gas fire and marble hearth and across the hall, a dining room with further living flame gas fire. The recently installed dining kitchen features a range of cream Shaker style units with under unit lighting, Mistral surfaces, a range of integrated Siemens appliances including oven, hob, grill, microwave and fridge freezer and there is provision for a table and chairs. A dining kitchen now opens to the rear extension offering a rather sociable sitting room with large picture window on two sides affording the impressive views across Milngavie, to the Campsie Fells. There are four double bedrooms in all, one on the ground floor served by a refitted, beautifully tiled shower room (installed 2020), with large rainwater mains shower. Stairs lead to the upper landing off which, are three further double bedrooms, all with fitted wardrobes and bedroom one benefits from an en suite shower room.
EPC Band D
Schaw Drive, Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, G61 3AT
HD Video Available. An impeccably presented, two bedroom, first floor retirement flat enjoying a prime position within this exclusive, retirement development. Built in 1988 by Sir Alfred McAlpine Homes, Heatherdene is regarded as one of Glasgow’s finest retirement developments located within the former policies of one of Glasgow’s landmark buildings, Schaw House. Number 27 occupies a particularly attractive position affording lovely outlooks and an abundance of natural light with windows on three sides of the property. Private visitors and residents parking lies adjacent to the entrance and is illuminated by post lighting. This impressive apartment enjoys a convenient setting, a short walk from a wide range of services available at nearby Bearsden Cross and transport links include a regular bus service along Drymen Road as well as a frequent rail link from Bearsden station, to Glasgow and further afield.
A buzzer entry system provides access to a pleasantly decorated and carpeted entrance hall leading to a landing off which, the property itself occupies a first floor position. Internally, the accommodation begins in the spacious entrance hall with access to two deep storage cupboards and off the hall, a generous lounge is flooded in natural light and enjoys dual aspects, with three windows offering open outlooks in two directions. The modern fitted kitchen features a range of wall and base units, integrated oven and hob and offers space for a breakfasting table and chairs. There are two well-sized bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a modern, beautifully tiled bathroom with white, three piece suite and electric shower above the bath. The property has been freshly decorated with bright, neutral tones and newly floored throughout.
The property affords beautiful views across the well-kept, residents gardens taking in the impressive blonde sandstone facade of Schaw House. The gardens offer expanses of lawn with a number of benches providing a choice of seating area and as mentioned, parking lies next to the entrance. EPC – Band D