The Sunday Times
Wednesday April 24, 2019

Property history of The Firs, Moor Road, Strathblane, Glasgow G63 9HA, N/A

Previously listed for sale on N/A
550,000 - 4 bedroom property

Property description

Reception hallway, home office/fourth bedroom, kitchen, dining area, utility room, WC, boot room, sitting room, master bedroom with en suite shower room, 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom, garage.

4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
2 reception rooms
Detached double garage
Gardens

Freehold

situation:
The Firs sits on the southernmost edge of the picturesque village of Strathblane and is immediately adjacent to designated greenbelt/protected moorland, part of which is a Site of Special Scientific Interest, with spectacular views to the Campsie Fells.Strathblane is an affluent village on the leeward side of the Campsie Fells and is widely considered to be one of the most desirable villages on the northern side of Greater Glasgow. The village is well placed for commuting to Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh. Strathblane provides a selection of shops for most daily needs, including a post office and general store, a reputable primary school, parish church, Kirk House Inn and the Country Club Hotel.The highly reputable Balfron High School provides local secondary schooling and there are a number of pick up points within the village for Glasgow's numerous private schools, including Glasgow High School, Glasgow and Kelvinside Academies and St Aloysius' College. There are also a number of Perthshire schools which offer private education for day and boarding pupils. Surrounded by some of Scotland's most spectacular and picturesque scenery, Strathblane is less than 1½ miles from Mugdock Country Park which is one of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions, offering a coffee shop, visitor centre and scenic trails within its beautiful grounds.The suburbs of Milngavie and Bearsden offer a number of sporting and recreational venues, including Milngavie, Hilton Park, Douglas Park and Clober Golf Courses as well as the Esporta and la Fitness Centres. Milngavie is also the start of the famous West Highland Way. Glasgow has an international reputation as a European City of Culture. Excellent theatres and concert halls, several museums, galleries and cinemas, three universities, fashionable restaurants and a diversity of shopping opportunities all combine to create a vibrant city life, within easy reach of Strathblane.

Description:
Dating from 1962, this detached family home has been comprehensively upgraded over the last two years to include a new kitchen, rewiring, new bathrooms and new plumbing and central heating system. Although it has planning consent to add a further two bedrooms, en suite facilities and an extensive conservatory, the existing layout offers flexible family accommodation.A broad, welcoming reception hallway leads to the ground floor rooms and a stairway leads to the upper level. The sitting room is quite substantial and has a doorway leading on to a large deck. The kitchen was refitted in 2007 with striking modern units at wall and base levels with granite worktops and tiled splashback. The integral appliances include a fridge and stainless steel range with gas hob and electric oven with extractor above. The kitchen is open to a dining area and has patio doors opening to the garden and leads to a utility room which is well fitted with units matching those in the kitchen, with a Belfast sink and granite worktop. A door leads to a glazed, conservatory style lobby which serves as a boot room. A tiled WC was refitted in 2007 with contemporary white suite. The home office could easily be a fourth bedroom.Upstairs there are three bedrooms. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and the family bathroom offers shower, bath, WC and wash hand basin, all refitted in 2007.The grounds are extremely well kept with a monoblock driveway leading to a detached garage. To the front gardens are lawned and enclosed.

Accommodation:
Reception hallway, home office/fourth bedroom, kitchen, dining area, utility room, WC, boot room, sitting room, master bedroom with en suite shower room, 2 further bedrooms, family bathroom, garage.

Directions:
From Glasgow take the A81 north and on entering Strathblane turn left into Milndavie Road and then turn left onto Old Mugdock Road. Continue south and turn right into Moor Road. Turn right at the end of the road and The Firs is the third house on the left.

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