A fantastic equestrian opportunity comprising of a magnificent four bedroom detached villa finished to an exceptional standard, offering a four car garage; floodlight riding arena; stables, and a tack room. Constructed in 2010, this creatively designed property is formed around an original byre dating back to circa 1880 and in doing so, offers the impressive blend of beautiful, exposed sandstone walls alongside modern fixtures and fittings of the highest quality. The home is set amidst elaborate garden grounds behind a high stone wall with remote control gates and affords uninterrupted views across the fields and countryside opposite. Located less than one mile from Torrance and three miles from Milngavie: the village of Balmore is surrounded by picturesque scenery and remains an ever popular location for those who seek comfort and convenience. Balmore Golf Club can be found at the top of the road and to the south of Balmore lies the River Kelvin beyond which is the Forth and Clyde Canal, both of which can be enjoyed by a number of low level walking paths. Amenities and supermarkets can be found in the nearby suburbs of Milngavie, Bearsden and Bishopbriggs with rail links providing a frequent service to Glasgow and Edinburgh. The area is also served by acclaimed schooling including Baldernock Primary School, Milngavie Primary School and Douglas Academy. EPC - Band C
A few things about this property:
- Floodlit arena, stables and tack room
- Elaborate garden grounds
- Eight principle apartments
- Around 3000 square feet or thereby
- Bordered by original stone wall and electric gates
The finer detail:
- Uncompromising specification offering traditional traditional elements next to more modern fixtures and fittings of exceptional quality
- Bespoke Charles York kitchen
- Several sets of bi-fold doors open the home to the garden
- Siemens appliances
- Cinema room
- Integrated Sonos speakers
- Wood burning stove in main lounge
- Impressive master bedroom suite with adjoining dressing room and balcony
- Porcelanosa sanitary ware
Since the mid 1800's, Bearsden grew steadily due to its new rail links to Glasgow and today it is firmly established as one of the most desirable and indeed affluent areas to live in Scotland. With such a diverse range of amenities on offer, Bearsden and Milngavie residents enjoy a wide selection of shops and supermarkets, with Marks and Spencer, Waitrose, Asda and Tesco all found locally. There are numerous coffee shops and bars in the area and a number of restaurants cater for every taste.
The area boasts bowling and tennis clubs, sports centres and no fewer than seven golf courses, all within ten minutes' drive. There is even an outdoor dry ski slope! For those who love the outdoors, Bearsden and Milngavie have a number of picturesque parks and outdoor spaces, with the start of the West Highland Way found in the centre of Milngavie. Mugdock Country Park is nearby and some of Scotland's finest scenery is only a short drive away.
There are a number of excellent nursery and primary schools in the area, with the highly regarded independent schools of The High School of Glasgow and Glasgow Academy having their junior schools nearby. Bearsden Academy and Boclair Academy are consistently high performers and offer secondary education in the state sector. Four train stations serve the area with direct services to both Glasgow and Edinburgh, numerous bus routes into the city centre and an international airport only fifteen to twenty minutes' drive away, Bearsden is a hard act to follow!