Property type: Detached Villa
No of bedrooms: 7
No of public rooms: 8
No of bathrooms: 6
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NEW TO MARKET - Built 1878, for the Browns of Cathcart family, ‘Braevor’ is an outstanding blonde sandstone detached family home which extends to approximately 6,500 sq ft.
This substantial home is finished in blonde ashlar with a contrasting grey slate roof. Timber framed casement windows have been replaced throughout – 53 in total all fully double glazed sash and case style with the Safeheat brand low emmisivity glazing system. There is also gas fired central heating throughout the entire property.
The house benefits from a secluded situation set amidst extensive manicured gardens, which are accessed through electric gates leading to the large circular driveway, immediately in front of the house. The gardens are made up of large level lawns which are bounded by well stocked shrub beds and mature specimen trees. In addition there is a sheltered paved patio lying to the rear elevation. The entire garden is secured by high timber fencing and mature trees.
This fabulous family home provides well proportioned, flexible accommodation over two levels and benefits from neutral, coordinating decoration throughout which is complemented by many ornate original features including ceiling plaster work, original panelled doors, deep molded architraves, superb original hardwood staircase and some of the rooms benefit from original window shutters.
The house benefits from a Sonos system throughout as well as an electronic home security system which can be accessed from various rooms along with security cameras around the exterior of the property providing added security.
The floorplan within will give a better idea of form and layout, but a summary of the accommodation comprises, on the ground floor: entrance vestibule which leads to a spacious main reception hall with open fireplace, large cloakroom and separate WC off. A large formal lounge with open fireplace and direct access to the rear garden, dining room with open fireplace, family/TV room, superb conservatory and dining sized kitchen with integrated appliances and a separate laundry room. From the kitchen, there is a wine store, and butler's pantry. A home office off the main hall completes this floor. On the lower floor there is a store room giving access to the garden and a large basement area which could be used for various purposes.
The first floor level in the main house comprises: a master bedroom with superb contemporary en-suite bathroom and a large dressing room. The bedroom also features a walk-on balcony which has stunning views over the rear gardens and beyond, across Glasgow. A large, stunning room with feature atrium style ceiling is currently being used as a gym. There is an en-suite WC off the gym and a small shower room can also be found on this floor. There are two further large double bedrooms and main family bathroom with free standing bath and a three piece shower room.
To the East elevation of the house there is an additional 'wing' which is structured around a beautiful courtyard area. The courtyard benefits from a newly installed glazed sun roof. This area of the home currently provides a study area, a further sitting room with French doors leading out to the courtyard, a large bedroom suite, extending the length of the living area, with French doors leading out to the driveway. The upper level comprises of two double bedrooms and a bathroom. This accommodation could easily be 'self-contained' and would be ideal for guests, teenagers or a home work space alike. EPC Band E.
Carmunnock is the last remaining conservation village within the City of Glasgow boundaries, with properties dating back to the 17th Century. The village is a popular residential area with its own primary school, a local restaurant, a village store and teashop.
There is a local farming museum at Kittochside, local golf club at Cathkin Braes, historic country park at Cathkin Braes which includes a Commonwealth mountain bike track which also provides the opportunity for beautiful rural walks.
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