HD Video Available. Enjoying a highly sought after setting within the heart of Old Bearsden, a magnificent five bedroom blonde sandstone detached villa set amidst expansive, beautifully manicured gardens. The home exudes charm and character retaining a number of beautiful features and offers sizeable and versatile accommodation of eight principal apartments formed over two levels. The beautifully landscaped gardens are a site to behold and are beautifully predominantly laid to lawn with cobble stone edgings and several patio areas and further timber decking offer a choice of seating area and are complemented by well stocked borders. There is a greenhouse and at the far corner, a double detached garage offers extensive parking for several vehicles as well and storage space and features a painted floor, twin remotely operated garage doors, power and lighting and a staircase leads to one single apartment offering potential for a home office or workspace. The gardens are also beautifully screened by bordering hedgerows and timber fencing and the gated entrance provides access to the lengthy gravel driveway leading to the garage. Glenburn Road is regarded as one of Bearsden’s foremost addresses and the property is literally minutes walk from a wide range of shops, eateries and services on offer within Bearsden Cross including Bearsden Station providing a frequent rail service to Glasgow and Edinburgh. The area is also home to a number of golf and sports clubs and is covered by excellent schooling at all levels including Bearsden Primary School and Academy and for those wishing private school education, the junior school campuses of The High School of Glasgow and The Glasgow Academy can be found on Ledcameroch Road, Bearsden and Mugdock Road, Milngavie respectively.
Internally, you are greeted by a broad entrance hall complemented by diagonally laid tiled flooring, original internal doors on both sides and at the far end, an intricately detailed staircase leading to the upper floor. The formal lounge features the aforementioned detail cornicing which continues throughout much of the home and as its centrepiece, features a broad, marble fireplace and beautiful herringbone, oak, parquet flooring around a central rug. The heart of the home is unquestionably the refitted dining kitchen which has been extended further into what was formerly the family room and measures almost 30’ in length. There is ample provision for a dining table and chairs, a sitting area and includes a range cooker, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher, under unit lighting and has French doors to the rear garden and further access to a sizeable utility room with direct access also to the rear garden. The dining room is illuminated by a deep bay window and features a further fireplace and a double bedroom completes the ground floor. Stairs lead to the upper landing off which, are four further double bedrooms, bedroom one with a stunning, recently installed en suite which is beautifully tiled alongside a large Hansgrohe shower head and a modern suite and finally, the family bathroom has a further heated towel radiator and the décor is light and tasteful throughout. The specification also includes an alarm, gas fired central heating with modern Worcester Bosch boiler and double glazing with a mixture of sash and case and UPVC. EPC – Band F
A few things about this property:
- Beautiful blonde sandstone villa beneath pitched slate roof
- Expansive garden grounds
- Ample parking and turning space
- Double detached garage with room above
- One of Old Bearsden’s most prestigious addresses
The finer detail:
- Period features
- Ornate plaster cornicing and ceiling roses
- Original doors
- Distinguished fireplaces
- Exposed wooden flooring
- Brass finger plates
- Refitted dining kitchen
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!