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Carmelite Monastery, 17 Helenslee Road, Dumbarton, G82 4AN
- Prime Residential Area
- Views over the Firth of Clyde
- Detached B-listed Villa
- Part new build property
- Approx 2.2 acres (0.9 ha)
The Carmelite Monastery is located in the desirable residential area of Kirktonhill in Dumbarton. It is characterised by a mix of traditional Victorian villas and new build villas. The property enjoys panoramic views over the Firth of Clyde. The property is situated approximately 0.5 miles from Dumbarton Town Centre which has various eateries and retail outlets.
The original property was constructed in 1890 in an Arts & Craft tradition with Scottish baronial detailing. It has numerous original features, such as sash and case windows, stained glass, wooden panelling, turrets and crow stepped gables. The modern extension to the property is 2 storeys.
The property's grounds are south-eastern facing and terraced. There is also a walled garden to the north of the property and large trees provide an elegant entrance to the property.
The property and grounds are suitable for a range of residential type use and are allocated for such in West Dunbartonshire Council's Local Plan. The policy covering this property is Policy H5 (Development within existing Residential Areas). Under this policy, it states that "The character and
amenity of existing residential areas...will be safeguarded and where possible enhanced. Development within existing residential areas will be considered".The property lies within a Conservation Area and is also B-listed. Policies BE 1 and BE 2 applies to the property and
therefore future development should take consideration of these.
Manor Kingdom are currently constructing a range of 4,5 and 6 bed homes immediately opposite the site.
The property benefits from excellent transport links, with both Dalreoch and Dumbarton Central railway stations beingwithin 0.6 miles providing links to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Balloch and Helensburgh. Bus links are found on West Bridgend road and the A814. The A82 road provides links
with Glasgow and Loch Lomond, and the A814 road connects Dumbarton with Helensburgh.