HD Video Available. Enjoying an idyllic, tree lined setting, “Kilmannan” is a magnificent, detached villa set within the highly sought after address of Moor Road in Strathblane. Completed in 2013, the home strikes the perfect balance of contemporary design alongside certain traditional lines with the exterior finished in fresh, light render, natural blonde ashlar stone facings, grey framed double-glazing and a natural slate roof. The home occupies an enviable corner position within private, lawned gardens and internally, the contemporary, five bedroom design offers eight versatile apartments of 3300 sq ft or thereby. Moor Road backs onto open fields and countryside where a network of renowned walking paths lead north to the village of Strathblane and south to Mugdock Country Park. The village of Strathblane offers a range of services including a number of shops, two pubs (The Blane Valley Inn and the Kirkhouse Inn), a library, pharmacy, doctors’ surgery and Strathblane Primary School which subsequently feeds into Balfron High School while The Glasgow Academy pre-school and prep school are located less than three miles away. Recreational pursuits in Strathblane include a riding centre, tennis and bowling clubs and play park with the Nuffield Health Milngavie Fitness and Wellbeing Gym and the renowned Glasgow Golf Club only a short drive away. Milngavie train station is three miles away and provides a frequent service to Glasgow and Edinburgh.
The specification and proportions are immediately evident on entering the expansive entrance hall featuring a beautiful oak staircase with glass balustrades. The accommodation continues in the lounge with engineered oak flooring and a focal point, log-effect gas fire framed by marble tiling and almost floor to ceiling windows on either side. The heart of the home is unquestionably the kitchen which is open to the family room with high vaulted ceiling of some 19’5”. The family room features a limestone fireplace with remote gas fire and is flooded in natural light by an array of full height windows and four Velux units. The fully fitted, SieMatic kitchen is formed around a large, centre island with breakfast bar and is complete with Silestone surfaces with pop-up socket, induction hob, two steam ovens, double warming drawers, dishwasher and extractor fan. A frosted glass sliding door accesses the adjoining utility room accommodating wall and base units, integrated full height fridge and freezer, sink unit with integrated ISE waste disposal and access to the side garden.
The kitchen also opens to the dining area with broad, sliding doors to the garden and off the hall are a cloakroom, storage cupboards and a WC with vanity unit. Completing the ground floor, the master bedroom suite features a full wall of fitted wardrobes and a sizeable en-suite bathroom including his and hers sinks, a bath and a separate walk-in shower. The oak and glass staircase then leads to the galleried landing off which is a study/bedroom five and three further bedrooms, one with a beautifully tiled en-suite and finally, the principal family bathroom.
The gardens are predominantly laid to lawn complemented by shrubbed beds and a choice of seating areas includes a large, timber deck running along the rear and a slabbed patio. Post lighting continues around the garden and there are external sockets and mains gas supply to the barbecue area. The gardens are screened by bordering fencing beyond which the adjacent mature trees form a natural backdrop. A block paved driveway offers parking for several vehicles and continues to the garage with remotely operated door, power, lighting, utility sink and courtesy door to the home itself. EPC – Band B
A few things about this property:
- Exclusive address
- Gas central heating with Worcester Bosch boiler serving underfloor heating to the ground floor and radiators on the first floor
- Electric, underfloor heating to upstairs en-suite and bathroom
- Internal vacuum system
- Remote opening Velux windows
The finer detail:
- Laufen sanitaryware
- AEG appliances
- Porcelanosa tiling
- Kitchen opens to family room with vaulted ceiling measuring 30ft in length
- High output, remotely operated, Dru gas fires
- Ethernet cabling throughout
Strathblane is a village in the Stirlingshire area with a population of approximately 2,000. Lies at the foothills of the Campsie Hills, 12 miles north of Glasgow, the convenient location would suit commuters who prefer to be surrounded by rural beauty.
Strathblane a host of amenities which would be appealing to those with young families, such as the nursery & primary school, tennis club, riding school and a selection of idyllic walking and cycling routes. Add to this a selection of food stores, deli and other independent stores, as well as highly regarded local establishments such as Kirkhouse Inn hotel, Blane Valley pub and the Smithy art gallery and you can see why the village is a popular choice with those who are seeking a small village which is full of life.