4 bedroom detached villa for sale'Stron Ruan', 93 St Andrews Drive, Pollokshields, G41 4DH
Sold STCM £639,000
- Distinctive blonde sandstone double fronted villa
- Sought after West Pollokshields setting
- 3 public, 4 bedroom layout over 2 levels
- Fitted kitchen, utility room, pantry & conservatory
- Main bathroom, separate en-suite
- Delightful period features
Set within a mature secluded garden and enjoying an open Westerly outlook up Sherbrooke Avenue, a compact, well maintained double-fronted, blonde sandstone detached villa dating from around 1890. Internally the property offers flexible family accommodation within seven main apartments. A wealth of period detail is restored, most notably traditional ceiling cornice work, leaded glass, fireplaces and woodwork.
The accommodation comprises broad welcoming hallway, bow windowed formal lounge with original fireplace and ceiling plaster work frieze, bow windowed formal dining room, modern fitted kitchen, off which is a small TV room with patio doors to the back garden (and with potential extension for enlarged family room/conservatory), and to rear of lounge â€“ a utility area, laundry and toilet. The upper floor has four flexible double bedrooms, master en-suite shower room and store room/luggage loft.
The specification includes gas central heating and security alarm system. Both front public rooms have living flame gas fires. From the gate, the paved driveway leads past the right of the house to a recently constructed double detached garage. Externally the property sits within a well maintained, mature garden, which to the front is bound by the original perimeter stone wall behind which, a number of mature flowering shrubs and trees aid seclusion from the road. The rear gardens are fully screened for privacy with several sitting out/picnic areas for the Summer months. The garden is generally laid out as lawn with well stocked beds and a number of established colourful shrubs and trees to the perimeter.
To the right hand gable wall there is a period style hardwood timber greenhouse with original fittings and skylights. Entry from lounge of by rear external doors.
In summary, 93 St. Andrewâ€™s Drive is a particularly bright, compact family home which has been beautifully maintained and cared for.
The property is positioned within walking distance of shops and amenities at Nithsdale Road/Kildrostan Street where thriving coffee shops restaurants and delicatessens can be found. More extensive amenities are available at the Marks and Spencer food store at Queens Park, the Morrisonsâ€™ store at Crossmyloof or Newlands, The Avenue shopping centre at Newton Mearns and the Silverburn shopping centre at Pollok, a short drive to the West. Schooling is available within walking distance at both primary and secondary level at Hutchesonsâ€™ Grammar School and Craigholme School for Girls.
Recreational pursuits within the general area are varied namely Titwood Tennis & Bowling Club, Clydesdale Cricket & Hockey Club, Haggs Castle and Pollok Golf Clubs, Cartha Rugby Club and Bellahouston Sports Centre and Ski Club. Maxwell Park is very close by, Pollok Country Park is within easy walking distance where Pollok House and the world famous Burrell Collection are situated, as are riding stables.
Convenient public transport services provide rapid commuter access to the city centre, airport, M77 and M74 extension. Maxwell Park railway station is only a 4 minute walk through the park. Pollokshields as a suburb is centrally positioned within easy reach of the BBC and the Southern General/RAH/Victoria Hospitals or South to East Kilbride and Ayrshire.
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