6 bedroom detached house for saleBarrfield Main Street, Houston, PA6 7EL
Sold by Us £660,000
- Magnificent 'B' Listed Georgian detached villa (3,337sqft)
- Set in over 1 acre, 3 public rooms, 6 bedrooms, 3 wc's & shower room & outbuildings
- Well presented interior & decorated in traditional style maintaining a wealth of period features throughout
- Breakfasting kitchen, granite worktops & AGA cooker
- Modern sanitary ware throughout
- 2 cellar storage areas, wash room, store room, carport, detached tandem garage
- Magnificent mature landscaped gardens of over one acre
- Catchment for excellent schooling, convenient for commuters to Glasgow city centre and beyond
Full descriptionBarrfield is an elegant Georgian detached villa positioned within the heart of the popular conservation village of Houston, within the rolling countryside of West Renfrewshire. It has a central position within the village, convenient for access to the highly regarded local primary schools, Gryffe High School. Houston is a popular village with commuters with good road links to the A737 dual carriageway, connecting at Glasgow International Airport to the M8 motorway network serving Glasgow city centre and the central belt of Scotland.
This magnificent "B Listed" home dates from 1783 with additions to either gable of the property carried out in a sympathetic style in 1969. It offers stylish family accommodation of nine principal apartments plus usual offices formed over a two storey layout. The interior of the property is well presented and decorated in traditional style. There are a wealth of period features within the property including traditionally styled sash and casement windows, many of which have been upgraded with Ventrolla draft excluding systems and an elegant stone staircase in the main reception hallway. There is an Adams fireplace within the comfortable family room and period fireplaces within the magnificent drawing room and the master bedroom suite. The breakfasting size kitchen has an extensive range of traditionally styled kitchen furniture with granite worktop surfaces, space for appliances and an AGA range. This room has space for a dining table and chairs and access to a rear balcony ideal for casual dining. There is a shower room and wc on the lower floor of the property with a modern range of sanitary ware. There are two further bathrooms positioned on the upper level of the property. This home carefully blends traditional character with modern convenience and benefits from a gas fired central heating system and several double glazed windows on the first floor level. There are two cellar storage areas below the property and a cellarage room providing additional storage space. There is a stone built outbuilding under a slate roof divided into a wash room, store room and carport area, adjacent to the detached tandem garage.
The accommodation comprises of an entrance vestibule to a welcoming formal reception hallway with stone stair to the upper floor and half stair to the rear gardens and wc/cloakroom. The magnificent "L" shaped drawing room has wonderful views over the landscaped gardens with French doors giving access to a patio and terrace area and a feature fireplace with open fire. The comfortable family room has an Adams fireplace at the focal point of the room and display alcoves to either side. The dining room has elegant traditional decor and provides a wonderful formal dining space. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor level of the property, one of which is an ideal guest suite with an adjacent shower room. The shower room has been refitted with modern tiling and a three piece modern suite. There is a large open plan utility and home office space along the rear of the property with built in cupboards and fitted kitchen furniture. The kitchen has a range of traditional kitchen furniture, granite worktop surfaces and room for a dining table and chairs.
The upper floor of the property has a bright reception hallway with cupboard storage space. The master bedroom suite has a bay window overlooking the formal rear gardens, a fireplace with gas fire and entry to a dressing area with built in wardrobes, access to an upstairs bathroom and to the fourth bedroom. There are two further double size upstairs bedrooms with views over the rear gardens and adjacent to these bedrooms is an additional family bathroom with a three piece suite in white.
Barrfield occupies an elevated position above Main Street within Houston with vehicular access to a gravel driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles and leading to the garage and carport areas. There are magnificent mature landscaped gardens of over one acre offering extremely private garden space within the heart of the village. The front lawn is screened by hedgerow with access path to the front door of the property. This extends around the gable of the property, adjacent to the drawing room where there is an outside dining or terrace area. There are two shaped areas of lawn within the rear gardens with a formal rose garden and a productive and mature vegetable plot. There are well stocked display beds and borders with a variety of rhododendrons, mature trees and shrubbery screening the boundaries.
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