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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Hollybank, 11 Silverwells Crescent, Bothwell
- 6 bedrooms (1 en suite)
- 4 reception rooms
- Detached 1 bed annex
- Bespoke luxury kitchen
- Spa room
Hollybank forms part of this exclusive highly sought after conservation enclave of Bothwell. Silverwells Crescent is an avenue of high calibre, differently styled, detached residences enhanced by its conservation status and is unquestionably one of the most desirable within the historic town of Bothwell which enjoys an idyllic position on the banks of the River Clyde. Lying some 9 miles to the southeast of Glasgow, Bothwell is the scene of the battle of Bothwell Bridge (1679), in which the Covenanters were defeated by the Royal Troops of Monmouth.
This affluent satellite of Greater Glasgow is adjacent to first class motor links to the commercial centres of Glasgow, Stirling, Edinburgh and East Kilbride as well as the main trunk road to the south. The town has attracted a number of celebrities and earned its reputation as one of Greater Glasgow's most prosperous suburbs.
The thriving town centre boasts a number of fine restaurants a parish church, library, popular local schools, trendy bars and coffee shops. Private education is to be found within Hamilton College, some 3 miles from the property and there are a number of pick up points within the town to Glasgow's highly reputable schools which include Glasgow and Kelvinside Academies, The High School of Glasgow, St Aloysius and Craigholm School for Girls.
Bothwell provides a number of attractions which includes the historic 13th century Bothwell Castle, the seat of Douglas and Scotland's finest 13th century castle.
Sports and recreational pursuits are well catered for within Bothwell and facilities include Castle Golf Course. The neighbouring towns of Hamilton (3.5 miles) and East Kilbride (8 miles) offer a first class s shops and retail parks, Hamilton mausoleum, Dollan Aqua Centre, multi screen cinemas, Hunter Museum, Strathclyde Country Park (famed for its excellent water sport facilities) and a wealth of other sports and recreational outlets.
Mainline train stations are to be found at Blantyre, Hamilton and Uddingston and the international airports of Glasgow, Prestwick and Edinburgh are readily accessible via the M8 motorway.
The locality provides very pleasant walks, particularly along the banks of the River Clyde and is without doubt a delightful environment for young and developing families.
Hollybank is a classically styled stone built detached residence of distinctive period architecture and is one of the most exceptional homes to be found in this desirable conservation area.
Considerable imagination, expense and creativity have been committed in developing this handsome property into a highly functional family home which offers a self contained detached annex. The modernisation programme has been sympathetic to the original architectural features and provides a level of sophistication seldom found in homes of this period and style.
The property is set within professionally landscaped mainly lawned gardens which offer a high degree of seclusion and offer a secure child friendly environment along with a superb south facing rear garden. The grounds incorporate mature plant life, trees and fencing adding to its sense of privacy.
The property is accessed by remote controlled gates which lead to a monobloc driveway offering ample off street parking for residents and guests.
The property's sophisticated interior has been enhanced by the introduction of high tech audio systems, low voltage downlighting and environmentally controlled systems which complement the interior designed living spaces.
The current owners have been careful in retaining the original architraves, skirtings, ceiling cornice and plaster work, internal access doors, balustrades and period styled fireplaces. The home is complemented by gas fired central heating, double glazed windows and alarm system.
The adaptable accommodation layout comprises, on the ground floor, entrance vestibule, reception hallway, elegant drawing room, cloakroom/wc, family room with bay window to front, beautiful cinema/games room with vaulted beam ceiling, TV room, spa room with spa pools, sitting room, luxury family kitchen with fine range of quality base and wall mounted units (breakfast area off), fitted utility room and additional shower room. The accommodation on the upper floor comprises master bedroom suite with en suite bathroom off, bedroom 2 with en suite, bedroom 3, bedroom 4, bedroom 5 with bay window and en suite bathroom off and additional family bathroom.
The self-contained studio/annexe offers tastefully appointed living room with double size bedroom and en suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bath.
Professionally landscaped mainly lawned gardens. Monobloc driveway with remote controlled gates and CCTV.
From Glasgow proceed east bound along the M8. Veer left onto the slip road at junction 8/junction 2 M73 and continue on to the M73. Take the road sign posted for Carlisle and continue onto the M74. Exit onto the slip road at junction 5. at the roundabout take the fourth exit onto the A725 (Artarman Road). At the roundabout take the second exit onto Bellshill Road. Turn right onto the B7071, Hamilton Road, and proceed for just under half a mile and turn left into Silverwells Crescent. Hollybank, number 11, lies on the left hand side.