43 Monreith Road, G43
Offers over £795,000
Set within generous established grounds in this most sought after residential pocket a striking red sandstone double fronted detached villa dating from 1898. Presented for sale by the current owners for only the second time in 110 years, this truly is a unique opportunity, not to be missed.
Externally the property is finished in dressed red sandstone under a pitched and slated roof benefiting from a delightful symmetrical facade under beautifully maintained detailed timber overhanging eaves.
Internally the subjects offer flexible extensive and highly versatile family accommodation within 10 main apartments formed over 3 floors. The current owners have carried out extensive and considerable upgrading in recent years which internal inspection will reveal.
This home is available to the market in turnkey condition. Corum are of the opinion that early viewing is absolutely imperative to appreciate the extent, standard and flexibility of accommodation on offer at this asking price, and to avoid disappointment.
The complete accommodation extends to: entrance vestibule with mosaic tile floor, the original leaded glass front door leads to a superb broad welcoming wood panelled hallway, substantial bay windowed formal lounge, exceptional bay windowed formal dining room with delightful natural wood features, separate study/office, w.c., inner hall, pantry/utility room, modern family sitting room/TV lounge with a connected playroom which retains the original cabinets from the butler's pantry. The kitchen apartment has been successfully extended to the rear forming a split level living/dining kitchen extending to approximately 26 feet with French doors leading to the garden at the rear with extensive natural light provided by a combination of new sash and case windows and inset velux roof lights.
The original wood paneled traditional staircase leads to an oversized half landing with storage and a superb period family bathroom adjacent. The first floor reveals four substantial double bedrooms. Both the front bedrooms are bay windowed and benefit from a Jack & Jill en-suite facility. A further original staircase leads to the second floor level. The entire attic space has been comprehensively redeveloped circa 2008 and now provides a quite outstanding teenager wing complete with bespoke walk-in dressing room and highly contemporary en-suite shower room.
Extensive refurbishment and renovation have been carried out in a thoughtful and sympathetic manner. A wealth of period detail is evident most notably original woodwork, traditional ceiling plasterwork and delightful fireplaces. The specification includes replacement gas central heating utilizing the traditional, highly ornate, cast iron radiators, rewiring and re-plumbing, replacement timber sash and case windows with double glazed inserts, integrated security alarm system and recent neutral/tasteful decor throughout.
The property affords extensive established grounds to the front, side and rear which are generally laid as lawn with well stocked perimeter beds. A sweeping stone chipped driveway leads to the front and side of the building allowing off street parking for at least 4 or 5 cars. External and driveway lighting is installed. The grounds are beautifully tended and landscaped with ease of maintenance in mind. There is a group of three, brick built and slated roof, outbuildings to the side of the property, which form both a functional and charming addition to the main house.
Whilst enjoying a degree of seclusion and privacy within the central part of Monreith Road the property is positioned within walking distance of shops and amenities on Tantallon Road, Kilmarnock Road and Clarkston Road where thriving coffee shops, restaurants and delicatessens can be found. More extensive facilities are available at the newly opened Marks and Spencer's store in Queens Park, the Morrisons' stores at Newlands and Giffnock and the newly opened shopping mall at Silverburn which lies just a short drive to the west.
Recreational facilities within the general area are both plentiful and varied. The excellently maintained, and child friendly, Newlands Park is a 150 yard walk to the South of the property and Newlands Lawn and Tennis Club approximately 100 yards walk to the East. There are superb health club and gym facilities in the immediate vicinity. There are a number of golf courses very local to the Newlands area, including the prestigious Pollok & Whitecraigs Golf Clubs.
Schooling is available locally at both primary and secondary level. There are a number of pick up points within Newlands for all of Glasgow's most reputable private primary and secondary schools and Dairsie House Junior Preparatory School is literally a two minute walk from the property.
Frequent public transport services provide rapid commuter access to the city centre. Local railway station approximately 400 yards walk. The M77 connects the south side of Glasgow to Scotland's motorway network, Glasgow International Airport and beyond.