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Detached house for sale
Golf Course Road, Bridge of Weir, Renfrewshire
Hermiston is a category 'B' listed arts and crafts designed house by architect John A Campbell. The house dates from 1904 and is of part red brick construction part cream painted render finish all under a red rosemary tile roof of varying pitches. The structure standing is a good representation of Arts and crafts architecture however in recent times Hermiston has fallen into a state of dereliction and is presently uninhabitable.
The house is set on an extensive double feu of which Hermiston is set to the north western side. The site extends to about 2.75 acres of overgrown parkland and woodland grounds and is shaded green on the attached land plan.
Hermiston was listed in 1971, Historic Scotland Reference Number 12763 under the classification of Country Houses, Mansions and large villas. The building is described by historic Scotland as a building at risk.
Purchasers are advised seek independent advice from their solicitor, Historic Scotland and or the local planning department in relation to the implications of the category 'B' listing over Hermiston.
HEALTH & SAFETY
HERMISTON IS AN UNSAFE AND DANGEROUS BUILDING. ENTRY IS PROHIBITED AT ALL TIMES. NO ONE SHOULD ATTEMPT TO ENTER THE BUILDING AT ANY TIME.
INTERESTED PARTIES MAY WISH TO INSTRUCT SPECIALIST CONTRACTORS TO EXAMINE THE BUILDING ON THEIR BEHALF.
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT ALL SPECIALIST CONTRACTORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO ARRANGE THEIR VISIT VIA THE SELLING AGENTS. SPECIALIST CONTRACTORS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WRITE TO THE AGENTS AHEAD OF THEIR VISIT CONFIRMING THAT THEIR VISIT WILL OBSERVE ALL ASPECTS OF HEALTH AND SAFETY MAKING USE OF ANY APPROPRIATE SAFETY EQUIPMENT.
SUCH VISITS WILL BE ENTIRELY AT THE RISK OF THE CONTRACTOR.
The agents make it clear that no planning permission is granted or applied for in respect of Hermiston and or its grounds. Prospective buyers may wish to explore the development potential of the site or parts thereof and or indeed preserve the privacy and the parkland amenity. In any event, depending on the level of any offers made to purchase Hermiston the intention is to sell Hermiston with a standard security in the missives with provision for a percentage claw back in relation to any future consented developmental value of the site.
Hermiston is situated in the heart of the upper side of the popular west Renfrewshire village of Bridge of Weir. Hermiston enjoys and enviable and much admired position on the single sided mature residential address of Golf Course Road. The property is set in some 2.5 acres or thereby of overgrown woodland and parkland gardens and faces due south overlooking the manicured fairways of the 1st and 18th golf holes of neighbouring Ranfurly Castle Golf Club.
Bridge of Weir offers a good range of local shops and services, which easily cater for everyday needs and requirements.
The village has a local state primary school and Houston has Gryffe High School, of which Hermiston is within the catchment. Kilmacolm village (4 miles) has the independent St Columba's with its enviable record of academic achievement. Glasgow has further independent schooling.
The Braehead & Silverburn retail villages are around 10 miles where there is a tremendous range of High Street multiples together with Marks & Spencer and Sainsbury's anchor stores. Braehead also has an IKEA furniture store.
The city at 14 miles has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre.
Bridge of Weir has two fine golf courses, Old Ranfurly & Ranfurly Castle, both of which are popular and challenging 18-hole parkland golf courses.
The River Gryffe runs through the centre of Bridge of Weir and it is possible, by permit, to fish for brown trout, sea trout and salmon; the river has runs of salmon at the back end.
Castle Semple loch offers inland sailing and the firth of Clyde has excellent chandlery and marina services as well as some of the UK's most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.
The village has a regular bus service to Glasgow and there is a main line rail station at Johnstone (4 miles). Glasgow Airport is only 6 miles and offers domestic and international flights.
The A761 leads to the A737 and subsequently to the M8 motorway corridor which provides fast motor car access to central Scotland and beyond.
An area of exclusively amenity woodland garden of about 1.66 acres shaded blue on the attached land plan is directly to the northern rear side of Hermiston an over which Hermiston has a servitude right of access.
At the extreme northern rear of Hermiston is a field of about 3.847 acres shaded red on the attached land plan of which Hermiston has a one third pro indiviso share.