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4 bedroom house for sale
Clydegrove House, Holm Road, Crossford, Lanarkshire ML8 5RG
- Charming riverside house
- 4 bedrooms (one en suite)
- 3 reception rooms
- Kitchen, study and playroom
- Stable, cottage (derelict)
Clydegrove House is set amidst magical landscaped gardens bordering the River Clyde. In all the grounds extend to some 5.5 acres, with around 1.5 acres of formal gardens and a fenced paddock of 4 acres.
The desirable village of Crossford commands a prime position within the Clyde Valley, long known as "the fruit bowl" of west central Scotland, spawning a number of cottage industries within the neighbouring towns of Carluke and Lanark. The village provides a highly reputable primary school and the town of Lanark provides first class secondary schooling. The private Hamilton College is readily accessible via the M74. Glasgow provides a range of private schools, which are renowned for their academic excellence, and distinguished universities.
The town of Lanark is 5 miles to the south east. Perhaps the best known town within the Clyde Valley, it provides a broad range of shops, a supermarket, banks, a selection of restaurants and a variety of sports and recreational facilities including the Lanark Golf Club which boasts a championship standard 18 hole golf course.
New Lanark, internationally recognised as a World Heritage Site, is a beautifully restored 18th century cotton mill village close to the Falls of Clyde and is still a working community, attracting visitors from all points of the compass.
Clydegrove House is offered for sale as a whole or in two separate lots:-
Lot 1 comprises the main house, stables, barn and formal gardens of some 1.5 acres including approx 100 metres of river bank.
Lot 2 comprises Clydegrove Cottage (derelict) and a paddock of some 4 acres.
Clydegrove House is a fine small Georgian country house of great character. Formed over three levels and built under a slate roof, the stone villa has been upgraded and extended by its present owners over the least 12 years and finished to an exceptional standard. The improvements include a substantial Amdega conservatory, a Clive Christian kitchen and chic, contemporary bathrooms.
Clydegrove House offers flexible, beautifully presented accommodation. It has a typically Georgian entrance with double doors and stone pediment with fluted columns. Further double doors lead to the main reception hallway off which radiate the drawing room, sitting room, study, kitchen and wc.
The reception hallway has dentile cornicing, is partly panelled and has a flagstone floor.
The drawing room has an open fire set into a slate surround and Adam style fireplace. It has timber panelling to around dado height, a picture rail, a substantial ceiling rose, cornicing and symmetrical cupboards with panelled doors either side of an alcove.
The sitting room has a cast iron fireplace and an attractive outlook over the gardens towards the paddock beyond. The study has a stone floor which matches the reception hallway floor, a large understair cupboard and delightful views over the rear gardens.
The kitchen is by Clive Christian and has units at both wall mounted and counter levels including a fitted dresser. The worktops are highly polished black granite whilst the floor has flagstones. It has a navy blue Aga, dishwasher and electric hob by NEFF and oven by Bosch. There is a large walk in pantry.
The kitchen opens to a large, L-shaped Amdega conservatory which was added in 2002 and wraps around the north east corner of the house. It has a flagstone floor with under floor heating. A contemporary WC completes the ground floor accommodation.
The first floor has an almost square landing. Off it are three bedrooms, a dressing room/bedroom 4, a WC and a family bathroom. The guest bedroom has an en suite shower room. The bathroom has a freestanding bath and twin basins. It has panelling to around dado height and a tiled floor.
On the second floor is a substantial playroom lit by three rooflights.
The grounds of Clydegrove extend to some 5.5 acres. A long tree lined drive leads from Holm Road, past the gatehouse cottage and the paddock which is well fenced with a combination of post and wire and timber fencing. It extends to some 4 acres.
To the front, the gardens are landscaped with well stocked, seasonally colourful border, a neatly manicured lawn and a paved patio. To the rear, the formal gardens are more extensive with well tended lawns and a number of mature trees providing privacy and protection.
The grounds border the River Clyde as it meanders westwards towards Glasgow. The property has some 100 metres of riverbank which includes a small area of sandy beach. A substantial timber deck has been built out over the riverbank.
To the east of the house is a substantial stone barn with a tiled roof. It has two sets of double doors and can accommodate tractors and other garden machinery.
Presently used as a stable with one substantial loose box, the west barn is built under a slate roof.
At one time the gatehouse to Clydegrove House, this stone built, cottage is now in need of significant repair.
From Glasgow City Centre proceed east along the M8. Follow signs for the M74/Carlisle. Proceed south along the M74 and take the slip road exit at junction 7, following signs for Lanark. Proceed east along the A72 and continue into the village of Crossford and turn left into Holm Road. Follow Holm Road as it sweeps towards the River Clyde. The entrance to Clydegrove House on the left hand side. Turn left immediately before the stone gatehouse (Lot 2) and proceed down the long drive, past the paddock and to the main house.