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5 bedroom house for sale

Chessington, 15 Neidpath Road East, Whitecraigs, Giffnock G46 6TX

Offers in Excess of £1,100,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5 bedrooms (3 en suite)
  • 3 receptions
  • Kitchen & utility
  • Garden
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Chessington occupies one of the finest positions within the select residential area of Upper Whitecraigs. The villa is surrounded by carefully tended landscaped gardens with a semi-circular driveway entered through electrically operated double gates.

The affluent suburb of Whitecraigs is characterised by magnificent, individually designed detached family homes. It lies some nine miles to the south of the city centre and less than two miles from the M77 which provides swift commuter links to the central belt of Scotland and to Ayrshire.

Whitecraigs has local golf, tennis and bowling clubs and is within the catchment area for highly reputable primary and secondary schools. The property is less than half a mile from the private Belmont School and within easy reach of various pick up points for Glasgow's other private schools which include Glasgow and Kelvinside Academies, The High School of Glasgow, Hutchesons' Grammar School, Craigholme School for Girls and St Aloysius' College.

The neighbouring suburbs of Giffnock, Newton Mearns and Clarkston offer a broad selection of shops, fine restaurants, health care facilities, Eastwood Theatre, swimming pool, Parklands Country Club, Greens Leisure Club and several challenging golf courses.

Glasgow was voted a European City of Culture in 1990 and is widely regarded as one of the leading UK cities for retail space, boasting many shopping complexes including Braehead, Buchanan Galleries, Silverburn and the St Enoch Centre. The city offers numerous cultural centres including the newly refurbished Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, the Transport Museum, the Science Centre, the Burrell Collection within Pollok Park, Glasgow, Strathclyde and Caledonian Universities. It also has a number of 'state of the art' sports facilities.


Chessington was built in the late 1920s but has recently been remodelled and extended and now offers a level of sophistication and finish not commonly found even in modern luxury homes. The specification includes limestone flooring, marble fire surrounds, bespoke hand crafted kitchen and utility room, and C P Hart bathrooms with marble surfaces.

The impressively proportioned accommodation is on two main levels. The ground floor level comprises entrance vestibule, stunning double height reception hallway, beautiful double aspect drawing room with marble fireplace at focal point, formal dining room, elegant sitting room, home office/study, state of the art hand made kitchen with built in appliances and separate utility room , cloakroom/wc. The first floor accommodation comprises a master bedroom suite with both a bathroom and shower room, two further bedrooms with en suite facilities two further bedrooms, and a family bathroom.

The driveway, integral double garage and landscaped front garden are accessed through a pair of remote controlled electrically operated gates. Evergreens provide additional screening. There is a beautiful landscaped rear garden which has been split into three distinct sections, namely a Japanese garden, a Mediterranean garden and a contemporary garden.


Entrance vestibule
Entry through double glazed timber storm doors.

Reception hallway
Beautifully decorated L-shaped reception hallway. Italian tiled flooring.

Two piece luxury white suite comprising low level wc and circular wash hand basin set in vanity unit. Built in storage.

Drawing room
Elegant, dual aspect drawing room. Double glazed windows to front and double glazed French doors leading to decking and landscaped rear garden. Marble fire surround at focal point. Herringbone parquet flooring. Cornicing. Ceiling spotlights.

Office/bedroom 6
Home office with leaded double glazed windows to front. Hardwood flooring. Full range of quality built in drawers and units.

Sitting room
Most attractive apartment with leaded double glazed windows to front. Marble fire surround at focal point. Hardwood flooring. Coving with ceiling spotlights. French doors leading to dining room.

Dining room
Formal dining room with leaded double glazed bay window to rear overlooking landscaped gardens. Alcove with double glazed French door leading to garden.

Bespoke dining kitchen with custom made base and wall mounted units with granite worktops and a wide range of appliances including Thermador range with barbeque and hotplate, Wolf double oven and island unit with circular sink and granite worktops. Timber beam effect ceiling, double glazed window to rear and double glazed French doors leading to garden. Limestone flooring. To the rear of the kitchen is a preparation area, again with limestone flooring and custom built units with hardwood work tops. Built in fridge freezer.

Utility room
The utility room has custom built base and wall mounted units with twin sink unit and plumbing for washing machine.

First floor
Double height reception hallway with staircase to the first floor with beautiful plaster finish and galleried landing.

Master suite
Double glazed windows to front. The master bedroom has a range of bespoke built in fitted furniture, concealed door to full size and fully fitted dressing room. Doors to his and hers en suites:

En suite shower room
Three piece luxury suite comprising low level wc, wash hand basin with marble worktops and vanity unit and shower unit with marble surround. Marble flooring.

En suite bathroom
Low level wc, bath and built in vanity unit and dresser with oval sink unit and marble worktops. Limestone flooring. Double glazed windows to rear.

Study/Bedroom 2
Currently used as an office/study, this room could be used as a single bedroom. Double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 3
Double glazed windows to front. Door to:

En suite shower room
Three piece suite comprising low level wc, circular wash hand basin and shower unit with marble tiled flooring.

Family bathroom
Four piece suite comprising low level wc, oval wash hand basin with vanity unit and marble surfaces, Jacuzzi bath and tiled shower. Custom built units. Double glazed window to rear.

Bedroom 4
Well proportioned double bedroom with double glazed windows to front. Ceiling spotlight. Door to:

En suite shower room
Three piece suite comprising low level wc, wash hand basin with vanity unit and shower unit. Limestone flooring.

Bedroom 5
Double bedroom with double glazed windows to rear overlooking gardens.

Integral tandem double garage with electric roller shutter door. Power and light. Separate store off garage, currently used as a wine cellar.

Semi circular driveway with twin gates and block paved driveway leading to garage. Landscaped gardens.

Rear garden
The gardens to the rear of the property are currently split into three separate sections including a Japanese garden with Japanese maple trees, ornamental pond, pagoda and timber decking. A beech hedge provides privacy. To the east side of the garden there is a Mediterranean garden with terrace, palm trees and hedge. The rear level of the garden is mainly lawned with a wide variety of mature shrubs and trees and an ornamental water feature.

Boiler room
Located to rear of garage housing the ACV boiler and water tank.


From Glasgow city centre proceed west along the M8. Turn left onto the slip road at junction 21 and continue on the M77. Turn left at junction 3 and continue left onto the A726 Nitshill Road. At the roundabout continue east along the Rouken Glen Road (A726). Turn right at the second set of traffic lights into Davieland Road. At the traffic lights turn right onto the A77 Ayr Road and then second left into Craignethan Road (opposite Whitecraigs Golf Course) and turn sharp right into Lethington Road. Continue along Lethington Road and turn right into Neidpath Road East. Chessington is on the left hand side.

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29 May 2012


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