Dunfraoich Glenmosston Road

Kilmacolm, PA13

Offers over £495,000

*** CLOSING DATE *** FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER at 12pm ***

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Property Description

*** CLOSING DATE *** FRIDAY 6th OCTOBER at 12pm ***

An imposing traditional Scots style detached villa positioned in impressive and mature gardens within this premier residential location within Kilmacolm. Dunfraoich hosts an impressive 3,110 sqft layout with 7 bedrooms set over 3 levels.

Dunfraoich is an impressive traditional detached villa by the renowned local architect, James Austen Laird. The home is set in extensive tree lined and mature gardens on Glenmosston Road close to Kilmacolm golf club and Kilmacolm Moss. This vibrant village has an impressive range of local shops with several cafes and restaurants, highly regarded local schooling and a wealth of recreational amenities.

James Austin Laird is a highly regarded architect who carried out numerous commissions in his home village of Kilmacolm including his own property, Dunfraoich (1937). Austin Laird designed Dunfraoich in a Scottish character with crow step gables and a slate roof. The house offers accommodation of nine principal apartments formed over a three storey layout. It has previously has a small extension added on the ground floor level. The home represents an opportunity to purchase a period villa within a premier address of this esteemed village that requires considerable upgrading and modernisation.

The accommodation comprises of twin storm doors leading to an entrance vestibule with access to a broad reception hallway. There is a cloakroom with a traditional WC. The formal lounge has a window formation to three sides including a bay window overlooking the front lawn and ornamental pond. The formal dining room extends to over 18ft in length with a fireplace place at the focal point of the room and French doors leading to the front gardens. The extension constructed to the ground floor level contains access to a downstairs sixth bedroom with an, en-suite modern wet room. The reception hallway leads into a pantry with fitted cupboards and in turn into the kitchen which has a dresser unit and space for a range. This leads into a utility room with cupboard storage and a rear hall a large store room and an additional WC (not currently in working order).

On the first floor level there is a broad central hallway with access to the master bedroom suite containing an en-suite bathroom. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom on this level. On the half landing, there is also access to a fifth single bedroom and an adjacent second bathroom. A door and internal stair leads to the top floor of the property. An attic room has a French door leading to a terrace viewing over the gardens. There is also entry to a lined attic.

Dunfraoich has several outbuildings including a single garage, an attached double sized car port area and an external boiler room. There is a greenhouse with in the gardens.

The specification of the home includes a gas fired central heating system and the property has a mix of traditional single glazed and double glazed windows.

Dunfraoich is positioned within extensive gardens in this prestigious residential location. Stone pillars lead to a cobblestone driveway with a courtyard area providing parking adjacent to the garaging and carport. The front gardens lie to the south of the property with an ornamental area of lawn with a screen of mature shrubs and conifers to the driveway overlooking a large ornamental pond. There are well stocked beds with a wide variety of shrubs and mature trees surrounding the front garden and pond areas and several paths giving access to all areas of the front garden. On the opposite side of the driveway there is an area containing mature trees and lawn with access path to the rear. Behind the garaging and property, itself there is an enclosed area of lawn and a separate patio area containing a greenhouse. The property has a large area of mature woodland to the west of the rear garden.



Port Glasgow


Kilmacolm Primary School
St Columba's School

Local Area

Kilmacolm is a vibrant village nestling in the rolling countryside of the Gryffe river valley with a wide range of local services and facilities. It is popular with commuters, with road links towards the A737 dual carriageway leading onto the M8 motorway network at Glasgow International Airport. The village has a wide range of local shopping including several restaurants and cafés and the newly refurbished community centre and library. There are beautiful playing fields within Birkmyre Park with a modern well equipped gym that has an adjacent café. The village has a beautifully presented private 18 hole golf club, a tennis club and bowling club. The local area has many opportunities for walkers and there are equestrian facilities in the area. Kilmacolm is also home to the prestigious St Columba’s School.


From Glasgow proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway exiting at Junction 28A into the A737. Exit at Johnstone interchange turning right onto Barrochan Road and left at the roundabout onto Bridge of Weir Road. Travel through Bridge of Weir before entering Kilmacolm onto Bridge of Weir Road. Turn second right onto Porterfield Road proceeding up the hill and turn left at the sharp bend into Rowantree Hill Road and first right into Glenmosston Road. As Genmosston Road turns to the left opposite the entrance gates to Torridan, the entrance pillars to Dunfraoich can be found on the left hand side.

Property Overview

Square Ft: 3110 Property Type: Detached Bedrooms: 7 Bathrooms: 5 Public Rooms: 3

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