HD Video Available. Beautifully situated on the periphery of Newton Mearns, this charming country residence offers stunning open aspects to the rear over rolling countryside, yet retains a high degree of privacy due to the mature woodland surrounding.
Throughout the current owners twenty year tenure, the home has been substantially extended, reconfigured and painstakingly modernised to include; new roof system, complete rewire, full gas fired central heating system, and replacement timber double glazed casement windows throughout.
Stunning home now provides upgraded and beautifully presented family accommodation, perfectly formatted for modern day living.
The original house dates from 1805 and since modernised, provides spacious, flexible family living over three main levels, all finished and maintained to a level seldom seen
The stone pillared vestibule gives access to the main reception hall with original curving staircase where there is access to both the main public rooms.
To rear, is the main hub of the house centred around the expansive living/dining kitchen, the kitchen was hand built by Paul Hodgekiss, with most of the wood in the kitchen area being used from trees within the grounds. The large kitchen area is perfect for the modern family with the main kitchen opening out on to the large living dining area which in turn has four sets of double doors, giving direct access to the rear garden/patio with further double doors leading to the delightful covered outdoor sitting, barbecue area. Accessed from the kitchen is a large cloakroom boot room with shower room off and access to large utility laundry room, which in turn leads to a further large walk in pantry/wine store.
At first floor level is a further large upper hall with the principal bedroom enjoying a superb corner position with double doors to dressing room, which in turn leads to the large en-suite bathroom. Bedroom two and three are also located at this level, both also having dressing area’s and en-suite bathrooms.
At second floor level there is a further large bedroom which gives access to dressing room and en-suite, plus bedroom five and large dressing room plus en-suite could be utilised as self contained accommodation for teenager/nanny etc.
Grounds and Outbuildings
The property sits amidst around 7 acres of land, much of which is designed to make the most of the equestrian facilities. There is riding school (manege) with rubber surfacing. There is also a large paddock to the rear with secure perimeter. Secure electric gates offer initial access to the driveway, which leads up to the house with ample parking. There are manicured lawns to the front, surrounded by mature woodland, and a lovely childrens play area with climbing frame and swing set etc. Further lawns to the front also include a former tennis court.
There is a stunning terrace to the rear which is accessed from the dining room, which offers a covered patio which is ideal for outside dining/entertaining.
There is triple garage close to the stable block, with further double garage to the rear which is attached to a carport/wood store and useful bike store.
There are three stables and a tack room.
A large gardeners store is positioned behind the piggery, with further store adjacent. EPC Band - D
A few things about this property:
- Traditional Country Residence
- 5 Bedrooms ( all with dressing rooms and en-suites)
- 3 Substantial Public Rooms
- Bespoke Kitchen and Utility
- Approx 7 Acres
The finer detail:
- Riding School and Paddock
- 3 Stables and Tack Room
- Garaging For 5 Cars
- Beautiful Condition Throughout
- Semi Rural Setting in Newton Mearns
Newton Mearns is an affluent suburban town and the largest community in East Renfrewshire. Situated 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Glasgow City Centre on the main road to Ayrshire, Newton Mearns has a population of approximately 22,600. Newton Mearns is served by Whitecraigs and Patterton Railway stations and easy links to M77, which makes it a convenient commute to Glasgow. It is also home to some of the top performing primary and secondary schools in Scotland which makes it a very popular choice with families.
Add the numerous parks including the nearby Rouken Glen, golf and sports clubs, a large retail centres ( The Mearns and The Avenue Shopping Centre) as well as independent restaurants, cafes and pubs and you can see why Newton Mearns is so appealing to seekers of a suburban lifestyle.