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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Biggar, Lanarkshire

Offers in Region of £449,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathrooms

Full description


Glenholm is a wonderful example of a late Victorian detached family home which retains many impressive original features set in a double plot in this popular area within the historic town of Biggar, and is within walking distance of both the Primary and Secondary schools. It is also within walking distance of Biggar Golf Club, Tennis Courts and Boating Pond. Biggar is ideally positioned for easy commuting to both Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Ground Floor – Covered and partially glazed veranda, storm porch, reception hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, morning room, utility room, cloaks/WC plus original Butler’s pantry with WC.

Mid Landing – Bathroom and bedroom/study (granny flat)

First Floor – Upper landing, master bedroom, three further bedrooms, shower room and access to the attic.

Glenholm is a beautiful detached late Victorian villa which has been well cared for over the years and provides generously proportioned accommodation over two and a half floors. The attractive front elevation is of blond sandstone with red sandstone coins and paved sandstone veranda. Internally many fine period features have been retained including ornate cornicing, picture rails, dado rails, original fireplaces, sash and case windows and many more interesting, charming features.

To the front are two sets of twin African teak gates for entry and exit, ample parking along with sandstone steps to the front door. The reception hall is accessed from a storm porch which has its original quarry tile floor and pattern glazed leaded door. From the reception hall are panel doors to the drawing room which has a front aspect bay window, further window to the side, detailed cornice which wraps around the bay window, picture rail and attractive open fireplace.

To the rear is a formal dining room, currently furnished as a second sitting room. This room is a light and airy room with bay window, picture rail, detailed cornicing and open fireplace. There is a further sitting room to the front which the current owners use as a children’s play room. Adjacent to the dining room is the original Butlers pantry with its Butler’s sink, W.C and fitted cupboards.
A rear lobby leads to a cloaks/W.C, kitchen/breakfast room providing a range of base and wall units (integrated gas hob, microwave/grill/oven, dishwasher and fridge), breakfast bar and four oven gas fired Aga. The kitchen opens to a light and airy morning room. Adjacent to the kitchen is a generous utility room with integrated fridge, freezers and ample range of base and wall storage units. The property has been refitted with a modern gas powered combi boiler.

Accessed from the mid landing is a bathroom with traditional white suite comprising wc, pedestal wash hand basin and roll top bath. There is also another room which could be utilised as a bedroom, study or granny flat.

On the first floor is a generous master bedroom with front aspect bay window with attractive wrap around cornicing and original fireplace, three further generous double bedrooms, two of which have fitted traditional style double wardrobes and cupboards, the other has a walk in wardrobe with front aspect sash and case window, a shower room with WC and pedestal wash hand basin. A timber panel door on the landing opens to a fixed stair which leads to the attic providing excellent storage.

The house has been fitted with a modern security system and external security lighting around the entire property.

Outside are extensive gardens which include an additional plot of ground purchased by the then owners in the early 1920’s. The gardens have a variety of mature trees and shrubs, areas of lawn, detached garage with power and an electronic remote control steel door. Next to the garage is a large timber shed.


Biggar is a thriving country town within easy reach of Edinburgh, Glasgow and the M74. It is approx. 28 miles from Edinburgh and 36 miles from Glasgow with a regular bus service to Lanark and Edinburgh. The nearest railway station is at Lanark with regular trains to Glasgow, and also 9 miles distant at Carstairs Junction where there is a main line rail link to Edinburgh. There are a wide variety of general and speciality shops in Biggar with a wider choice in the town of Lanark, which is within easy reach by bus or car.

Biggar has a Golf Course, Boating Pond and Tennis Courts, along with well-patronised Bowling and Rugby clubs. Whatever your interest there are various clubs and associations ranging from Bridge to Theatre Workshop, Music to Rambling, as well as various museums run by Biggar Museum Trust and of course we have the famous Biggar Puppet Theatre.

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24 April 2012

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