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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Waterside House, Waterside Road, Carmunnock, Glasgow
Waterside House is over 200 years old and is a detached house of mainly stone construction under a pitched and slated roof. The architecture is typical of the period and Waterside House has an impressive stone tower at its centre and retains many original features.
The house is protected by a category 'C' listing and has been in the same ownership since 1984, during which time it has been well looked after and professionally maintained.
An entrance vestibule with tiled floor leads to a broad entrance reception hallway which is bright and features exposed pine floor boards. A cast iron log burning fire warms the reception hall and imbues a strong feeling of welcome.
The sitting room is dual aspect and has an open fire at its centre, formal dining room with beech strip floor and deep bay window, study/TV den with log burner, cloakroom and wc, utility room or pantry, well equipped kitchen with good space for casual dining or breakfasting table and chairs, LPG 2-oven red coloured Aga cooker, French door access to raised deck and gardens, back porch with access to gardens and driveway.
Period staircase with iron risers and turned wood banister to split landing, half landing to bedroom 5 (guest bedroom) bathroom, secondary stairs to turret room used as long term stores.
Main landing to bedrooms 1, 2, 3 and 4 (2 with wash-hand basis and 1 with open fire), main family shower room.
Sub floor access from reception hallway via stone stairs down to cellarage of coal and wood store, games room, wine cellar with deep freeze, general purpose store with access to gardens.
Waterside House is situated in a peaceful rural location on the fringe of the Conservation Village of Carmunnock, close to Busby, Clarkston and Thorntonhall yet close to Glasgow City Centre (8 miles). The property is surrounded by unspoilt countryside, yet is positioned in a very accessible location.
Carmunnock has a popular primary school, pharmacy, village store, good tea room and excellent restaurant, Mitchells, and is a thriving community. The centre of the nearest town, East Kilbride (2 miles) has a full range of shops and services and the nearby city suburb of Clarkston has a good range of shops and services that easily cater for everyday needs and requirements. The surrounding villages of Strathaven and Eaglesham are very pretty and offer more intimate boutiques and rural village selection of shops and facilities.
Glasgow city also provides a full and excellent range of cultural, further and higher educational and professional facilities normally associated with a major international centre.
For outdoor enthusiasts this area provides a wealth of activities. Cathkin Braes Golf Club is 2 miles from Waterside House however there are local golf courses in the city suburbs as well as at Strathaven and East Kilbride, while the championship courses at Turnberry and Troon in Ayrshire are within easy travelling distance. There are a number of private and local authority leisure facilities in East Kilbride.
Waterside House is very well located for communication links, being a short distance from both the M77 to the west and the M74 to the east therefore giving quick access to Glasgow and the rest of Central Scotland to the north and east as well as Glasgow and Prestwick International Airports to the west. Thorntonhall, East Kilbride, Busby and Clarkston also have main line rail links.
Double garage, workshop and garden machinery stores, woodshed. Garden store/potting shed. External sub floor cellar and oil boiler room. Substantial south west facing greenhouse against the perimeter wall.
Stairs to fine bright studio with velux and gable windows, wc off.
Double stone gate piers with gates lead to a generous gravel driveway and sweep with ample turning and hard standing for vehicles. The driveway is flanked by a mature lawn with stocked beds and borders as well as mature trees. A pleasant, sheltered, gated and flagstone courtyard is in front of the studio. Steps lead down to the front gardens which are laid mainly to grass with mature Yew trees and a central weeping ash. The gardens are protected and sheltered by trees and hedges as well as a full height stone wall upon which numerous soft fruit trees are trained. The gardens also feature a kitchen vegetable garden as well as soft fruit cages. A tennis court is at the foot of the gardens as is a pleasant garden stream.