"Kames House", 345 Albert Drive

Pollokshields, G41

Offers over £395,000

A substantial duplex conversion of "Kames House", which displays astonishing levels of period detailing throughout. A unique and highly individual home, truly "one of a kind".

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Property Description

Occupying the entire first and second floor of this significant sandstone detached residence, an eight apartment duplex conversion which will surely appeal to the young professional couple, family or mature right-sizing couple alike. Internally the property retains a wealth of period detail, most notably original ceiling cornice work, plaster work, historical stained glass and intricate woodwork whilst benefitting from a contemporary kitchen and two refurbished bathrooms leading to ease of living on a day to day basis. Early internal inspection is absolutely imperative to appreciate the extent, flexibility and standard of accommodation on offer at this asking price and to avoid disappointment.

The complete accommodation extends to: residents’ lower hallway, private staircase through half landing with feature stained glass window to rear, upper landing allows access off to all apartments and displays some particularly fine woodwork, outstanding double aspect bow windowed formal lounge with period fireplace detail, detailed plaster frieze and semi-open plan access to dining room adjacent, modern fitted kitchen formed on a split level to a useful diner/family area, double sized master bedroom, double sized guest bedroom currently utilized as a tv room with Jack and Jill access to main family bathroom. The original staircase leads to second floor landing which in turn allows passage to four flexible bedrooms and bathroom two.

The specification includes gas central heating and partial double glazing. The property affords well maintained and landscaped grounds providing off-street parking for at least two vehicles. Access via the left hand gable wall allows passage to a private, level, enclosed garden area which has been professionally landscaped with split level decking, seating area and space for alfresco dining and entertaining as required. A locked cellar can also be found in the garden which is wired and allows for considerable storage of garden equipment.

In summary the upper conversion at 345 Albert Drive provides the best of both worlds, extensive accommodation offering versatility and period features rarely found in properties at this level of the market. This truly is a one off!


Kinning Park
Maxwell Park
Shields Road


Hutchesons' Grammar School
Glendale Primary School
Pollokshields Primary School
Craigholme School
St Albert's Primary School

Local Area

The property is positioned within walking distance of shops and amenities upon Nithsdale Road and Kildrostan Street where thriving coffee shops, restaurants and delicatessens can be found. More extensive amenities are available at the Marks and Spencer’s store at Queens Park, the Morrisons store at Crossmyloof, Newlands or Giffnock, Wholefoods Market in Giffnock or The Avenue shopping mall in Newton Mearns. The shopping mall at Silverburn Pollok is a short drive to the South West.

Recreational pursuits are varied namely at Clydesdale Cricket ground, Titwood and Bowling and Tennis Club, Maxwell Park ,Pollok Country Park where Pollok House and the world famous Burrell collection can be found, also Bellahouston Ski and Sports centre.

Schooling is available locally at primary and secondary levels namely at Hutchesons’ Grammar and Craigholme School. There are also a number of pick up points for Glasgow’s other leading independent schools. The locally revered Gaelic School is a short distance to the East.

Frequent public transport provides rapid commuter access to the city centre. The local railway station is approximately half a mile walk. The M77 Connects the South side of Glasgow to Scotland’s motorway network, Glasgow International airport and beyond.


From Shawlands proceed City bound on Haggs Road veering right at the traffic lights onto St Andrews Drive, proceed past the park/pond through the next set of lights turning second right onto Albert Drive, number 345 stands a short distance along on the right hand side. The property is positioned at first and second floor level, access door to the left.

Property Overview

Square Ft: 2465 Property Type: Duplex Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Public Rooms: 3

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