HD Property Video Available. Kings Point is a new and exciting development, perfectly located above the Gare Loch, taking in fantastic views across the water and the surrounding hills. Number 3 is a delightfully styled and substantial modern detached family home that offers exceptional build quality with a high end specification, exceptionally well proportioned rooms and with a versatile layout ideally suited for the larger family.
The house sits in a generous plot that offers extensive monoblock paved parking to the front leading to an integral two car garage that has twin up and over doors. Leading round the side of the property there are large expanses of lawn along with patio areas that enjoy southerly aspects across the water and afford all day long sunshine.
The development itself is approached by a secluded winding road and number 3 commands one of the best plots in the development. Perfectly located for easy access to surrounding amenities, with Helensburgh just a few miles along the coast from Kings Point. Helensburgh offers a wide selection of shops, banks, bars, restaurants and cafés along with a train station providing regular services to Glasgow and Edinburgh. The area is synonymous with the outdoor life with picturesque scenery all within a few minutes' drive along with Helensburgh Sailing Club, the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club and nearby Rhu Marina just along the road.
The interior of the house extends over two floors and at first glance, from the front, the property looks like a very unassuming detached bungalow. On entering it is evident that this is a substantial family home and on the ground floor the impressive open plan hall features a solid oak floor, and a staircase with solid oak balustrade to the lower level accommodation. The hall also gives access to each of the rooms on this floor. The formal lounge features a bay window to the front along with French doors opening onto a terrace that affords southerly aspects across the Gare Loch. There is a feature fireplace to the focal wall with a contemporary log effect, remotely controlled living flame gas fire. Next to the lounge is a sizeable cloakroom with built-in wardrobes and a contemporary two piece suite with a run of vanity units, wash hand basin and wc. Next to this is a large formal dining room, again with views over the water and with windows to the south and west. At the other end of the hall, the very large and bright open plan layout incorporates a comfortable family room and dining area along with a bespoke, contemporary kitchen that comes complete with Corian worktops, a tiled floor and a range of appliances by Siemans that include a double oven, microwave and gas hob with extractor hood. There is an integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher and as an added luxury, an integrated television. The family area again takes in views across the Gare Loch and from the dining area, French doors open out onto a large south facing terrace/balcony. The utility room, off the kitchen, gives direct access to the double garage.
Moving back to the main reception hall, the staircase descends to the lower floor accommodation where there is a large sitting/reading area again with French doors opening out onto a terrace taking in the views. At one end of the hall is the large master bedroom which has a bay window formation taking in the views, along with a dressing area to the rear with built-in wardrobes and access to a stunning ensuite bathroom that features a separate bath, shower ,double wash hand basins ,wc and bidet. The guest bedroom at the other end of the hall is also an impressive double room with south facing views again with dressing area ,with built-in wardrobes, and a luxury ensuite bathroom with five piece suite. There is a study on this floor and two further large double bedrooms ,both with built-in wardrobes. The family bathroom features a four piece luxury suite.
A magnificent family home finished to an exceptional specification and offering a standard of finish rarely found in other modern properties. Features include internal doors in oak veneer with chrome and brushed chrome handles, a modern system of gas fired “wet” multi-zone underfloor heating throughout along with high performance UPVC double glazed windows.
Access to the loft is obtained via a hatch and ladder in the Cloakroom. The loft has lighting, and power, and is fully floored. EPC - Band C
What we love about our house
We have always found this lovely home “therapeutic”. The quiet atmosphere ,and splendid views, induce a tranquil state of mind in a busy everyday life. We will miss this “happy” house.
The town is served by three railway stations, Helensburgh Upper on the West Highland Line, Craigendoran, on the North Clyde Line and Helensburgh Central, the terminus of the North Clyde Line. It takes 50 minutes to reach the shops and offices of Glasgow City Centre and another 50 minutes to Edinburgh and the East Coast.
The seafront has an indoor swimming pool, an esplanade walk, a range of shops, cafes and pubs and sailing facilities including a marina in Rhu. The streets are built on a gentle slope rising to the north east, and at the brow of the hill a golf club has views looking south out over the town where numerous other sports are active including football, rugby, cricket, athletics, netball, hockey, curling, bowling, sailing and fishing.
The locality is well served by a number of excellent state primary schools providing the high attainment secondary school, Hermitage Academy, with an annual influx of children eager to learn about well known townspeople such as John Logie Baird, the inventor of television; Henry Bell, who built the first passenger steamship ‘The Comet’ ; architect William Leiper ; actress Deborah Kerr ; poet WH Auden ; writer AJ Cronin ; and Prime Minister Bonar Law amongst many others. Lomond School, an independent, co-educational and boarding school also offers private education in central Helensburgh.