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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Brisbane Street, Largs
'Ferness' is quite possibly one of the finest traditional detached residences within the popular coastal town of Largs on Scotland’s Picturesque West Coast. This substantial red sandstone home was built Circa 1905 and has been loving restored, modernised and upgraded in recent years to now provide a first class family home encompassing beautifully appointed accommodation within.
Believed to be only the second time the Ferness has come to the open market, the land the property sits on previously belonged to Sir Thomas Brisbane who gave it to his wife as a 21st birthday present.
The exceptional accommodation on offer within this charming character home extends to entrance vestibule with twin timber storm doors, impressive reception hall with timber flooring, pillars and ornate cornice and plasterwork. Impressive broad staircase to the upper level access downstairs to the wine cellar and strong room.
The main accommodation comprises bow windowed sitting room with feature fireplace and cast iron log burner, formal dining room with bow window to the front and again with feature cast iron log burning stove. Without a doubt the main feature on this level is the luxury top of the range bespoke fully fitted kitchen with every conceivable luxury convenience and quite stunning finishes which include granite worktop surfaces, tiled floor and range style cooker. Beyond the kitchen is a cloakroom and utility room as well as the sun room with views over the garden grounds, two double bedrooms - one with an en-suite w.c. - and downstairs w.c.
The upper hallway opens out to afford access to all apartments on this level plus spiral staircase leading to the converted attic. The first floor level connects to the superb formal lounge with feature bow window to the front and bright with plasterwork incorporating cornice and coving. In addition this room features a beautifully set marble fireplace. The master bedroom has a similar bow window formation and luxury en-suite shower room complete with three piece suite. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are also located on this level - both double bedrooms - plus luxury modern family bathroom and office/study area.
As mentioned the spiral staircase leads to the attic area which has been floored and lined and has been most recently used as a snooker area with full size snooker table and lighting.
There is also a separate coach house with tack room, hay loft and two garages suitable for 3 or 4 cars with electric doors. The property sits approximately centre the generous level garden grounds which are enclosed.
Largs is a popular town located on the West Coast on the Firth of Clyde. Largs is an ideal base as it offers easy access to all major road networks, and offers an abundance of amenities which include quality local and supermarket shopping along with primary and secondary schooling. There is also a train station offering a direct line to Glasgow Central Station. Those seeking social pursuits can find these within Vikingar, Kelburn Country Park, the ever popular Largs shorefront, renowned local golf courses and Largs Yacht Haven. Also the world famous Nardini's Restaurant, this iconic establishment reopened in late 2008 after a complete refurbishment.
From the Slater Hogg office on Main Street proceed towards shorefront into Gallowgate Street turning right into Beachway. At the road end turn left into Brisbane Road where the property can be found on the left hand side.