A substantial detached five bedroom family home set within generous mature gardens located in one of Whitecraigs most prestigious addresses, retaining much of its original character and charm, commanding elevated views over Cathcart Golf Course, Glasgow City Centre and towards the Campsie Hills.
Elphinstone Road is lined with substantial houses set within generous and established gardens and Higher Whitecraigs has become one of Glasgow’s premier residential addresses. A number of substantial modern mansions have been built on the sites of the original 1920/1930’s dwellings and significant on going investment continues to be made by the residents in their homes.
The front elevation of the property belies the spacious and flexible layout internally. The accommodation is formed over three levels, extending to over 3300 Sqft and comprises:
Ground Floor: A bright sun porch opens to a welcoming wood panelled reception hallway with fireplace and parquet flooring. Generous drawing room with fireplace and bay window overlooking the lovely front gardens. Formal dining room with period fireplace and affording panoramic views. Bright and generously proportioned bay windowed sitting room with door open to balcony overlooking the rear gardens and expansive views beyond. Integrated breakfasting kitchen with a range of floor and wall mounted cabinets. Bay window master bedroom with ensuite bathroom. Study/ bedroom five. House bathroom.
First Floor: Bedroom two. Bedroom three with ensuite shower room. Bedroom four leading to a useful box room.
Lower Ground Floor: The lower ground floor, with separate access, provides extensive further accommodation presently comprising of a 33’ games room, laundry room, sauna with shower and WC. Two integral garages with automated doors and a tool store. This area has further development potential to create teenagers/guest apartment subject to the relevant consents.
The grounds are enclosed and provide privacy and shelter. The gardens boast expansive lawns, seasonally colourful, well stocked borders and strategically positioned terraces. Summer house and greenhouse. Driveway providing parking for numerous cars, leading to an integral tandem garage to the rear of the property.
A hugely popular suburb, Whitecraigs is located approximately 9 miles South from Glasgow City Centre. Commuter routes are served by the M77, M8 and Glasgow Orbital motorways which also provide 30 minute journey times to both Glasgow and Prestwick international airports. There are regular train and bus services to Glasgow, East Kilbride and the Ayrshire coast.
Whitecraigs and its neighbouring suburb of Newton Mearns are recognised as providing amongst the highest standards of local amenities including healthcare centres, banks and libraries and a broad range of supermarkets, boutique shops and restaurants. Local sports and recreational facilities include Parklands Country Club, Cathcart and Whitecraigs Golf Clubs, a number of private bowling and tennis clubs, and 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, is within easy reach of the private Belmont House School and a number of school-run pick-up points for private schools in Glasgow.