The Hill, Elphinstone Road, Whitecraigs
5 Bedroom For Sale
Whitecraigs, East Renfrewshire
Offers Over £1,500,000
AddressElphinstone Road, Whitecraigs
PriceOffers Over £1,500,000
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A rare opportunity to acquire this locally admired and handsome period detached villa, with elegantly proportioned accommodation, positioned within generous and private landscaped gardens, located in one of Glasgow’s most sought after residential neighbourhoods, close to popular schools, Rouken Glen Park and Whitecraigs Train Station.
This fine home provides flexible accommodation, built circa 1924 and retains much of its original charm and character. Internally, the property has been upgraded and well maintained by the present owners and extends to around 4461 Sqft (414 Sqm). The Hill occupies a slightly elevated position and affords far reaching views across Glasgow towards the Campsie Hills.
The complete accommodation extends to:
Ground Floor: An entrance portico leads to the entrance vestibule with leaded glass doors. Impressive and welcoming reception hall with arch doorways and a guest WC. Open plan layout to the drawing room. Generous drawing room with an Inglenook fireplace and a broad bay window enjoying views to the front of the property. Staircase provides access to the upper floor. Spacious bay window dining room with decorative lit up alcoves. Family room enjoying aspects over the well kept landscaped rear garden. Bright sun lounge with fireplace, with aspects and access to the garden grounds. Well appointed dining kitchen with range of Poggenpohl floor and wall standing units, complementary Corian worktop surfaces and integrated appliances. Dining area with French doors opening to rear garden. Separate utility room.
First Floor: Spacious upper landing illuminated by a stained and leaded glass cupola and half landing window, affording access to all five double bedrooms. Bedroom one is particularly spacious and commands expansive views across Glasgow and towards the Campsie Hills and has a bay window, extensive range of fitted wardrobes and a generous ensuite bathroom with separate walk in shower and twin vanity sinks. Bedroom two, again particularly generous, has fitted wardrobes and enjoys views to the front of the property, towards Glasgow and beyond. Bedroom three with fitted wardrobes overlooks the side of the property. Bedroom four, has fitted wardrobes and dual aspects over rear garden and side of property. Bedroom five enjoys dual aspects over rear garden and side of property and has fitted wardrobes. The house family bathroom, with separate walk in shower, completes the accommodation.
Attic: Extensive storage area. The attic would allow further development, if desired, subject to the relevant consents.
A particular feature of this home is the well kept private and generous gardens, enjoying a southerly orientation at rear. The grounds provide privacy and shelter with an expansive lawn, pergola, seasonally colourful with well stocked borders, terraces, rubber crumb surface play area and a summer house.
There is a driveway providing off street parking for several cars leading to a detached garage. The property benefits from gas central heating, is mostly double glazed and is protected by an alarm system and CCTV.
Elphinstone Road is a leafy street lined with substantial houses set within generous and established gardens and in recent years Higher Whitecraigs has become one of Glasgow’s premier residential addresses.
Whitecraigs and its neighbouring suburbs of Newton Mearns and Giffnock are acknowledged for their standard of local amenities and provide a selection of local shops, supermarkets, restaurants, regular bus and rail services to Glasgow City Centre, banks, library and health care facilities. The property is conveniently located for access to The Avenue Shopping Centre, Waitrose, Aldi and Tesco at Greenlaw Village Retail Park and is only a short walk to Whitecraigs Train Station.
This popular suburb is located approximately 9 miles to the South of Glasgow’s City Centre and is conveniently situated for commuter access to nearby M77/M8 and Glasgow Southern Orbital.
Sports and recreational facilities can be found locally to include Parklands Country Club, East Renfrewshire, Cathcart and Whitecraigs Golf Clubs, Whitecraigs Tennis Club, Eastwood Theatre and Rouken Glen Park, voted Best Park in the UK 2016, as well as East Renfrewshire Council's own excellent sports and leisure facilities at Eastwood Toll.
For those with young families, the property sits within the catchment area for some of Scotland's highest attaining primary and secondary schools, including Mearns Castle and St. Ninian’s High Schools. The property is located approximately 0.5 miles from the private Belmont House School and within easy reach of various pick up points for Glasgow's other private schools.
EPC: Band D.
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