- Traditional 4 bedroom and 3 public room detached villa
- Many notable original features retained. Stunning accommodation over two levels
- Entrance vestibule and broad reception hall. Sitting room, family room and dining room
- Superb breakfasting kitchen and downstairs shower room
- Family bathroom with separate wc/ cloakroom.
- 4 tastefully decorated bedrooms and study/ office
- Gas-fired central heating and double glazing
- 4 car driveway for off street parking
- ¾ acre of well-maintained south facing lawned garden
- Two enclosed courtyard areas to side.
Introducing to the market this desirable and exceptional detached 4 bedroom mock Tudor style villa. "The Cottage" enjoys an elevated position within one of Dumbarton’s most prestigious addresses of Oxhill Road and retains many original and traditional features which offer character, style and timeless appeal. Dating from 1896 this period home has been maintained and improved to provide an individual property style which is sure to impress the most discerning buyer. The accommodation is of an extremely generous proportion and consists of 3 main public rooms, 4 bedrooms, kitchen, shower room, cloakroom and bathroom. Also benefitting from gas-fired central heating and double glazing. Extensive garden ground of 3/4 acre surrounds the property and multi vehicle driveway to front for safe and secure off street parking. David Muir and Company is of the opinion that early inspection is necessary to avoid disappointment and to fully appreciate the extent, standard and flexibility of accommodation within this distinguished home.AccommodationThe complete accommodation extends over the traditional two levels. At entrance level an imposing single door leads to square vestibule with floor to ceiling opaque window with motif design facing to front. Through to broad reception hall with original solid wood flooring providing access to all downstairs apartments. Free standing electric stove set within narrow corner fireplace adds a warming touch. The stunning front sitting room is well proportioned and benefits from box bay window formation overlooking side garden. Tiled period fireplace with inset living flame coal effect gas fire fitted. Double sliding doors open to family room with tasteful decor theme continued. The facility of combining or separating these two rooms enhances the overall flexibility of the public room accommodation. 4 corner bay window and angled fireplace with broad shelved over mantle augment the fine features of this room. The dining room to rear is also of a substantial proportion and provides access to the efficiently planned kitchen which extends to 20 feet. Downstairs shower room with power shower fitment, wash hand basin and dual flush wc. On the upper floor 3 double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom all sympathetically decorated in keeping with the age and style of the property. Smaller sized room with window to front. Partially tiled family bathroom and separate cloakroom / wc. Features Fittings and FixturesThe specification throughout is to the highest standard and includes many traditional features within complimented by modern fittings, bathrooms, high quality carpeting, gas fired central heating and double glazing. A wealth of period features is retained notably original ceiling plasterwork, cornice and woodwork, dado and picture rails and solid wood flooring. Fully operational open fires and chimneys boasting Victorian period fireplaces surrounds and over mantles. 4 window bays with deep sill/ window seats in main public rooms, master bedroom and 2nd bedroom. Tastefully decorated, sympathetic to the period features, and stunning full turn gallery staircase with solid wood balustrade.Garden, Driveway and ParkingSuperb garden ground surrounding the property extending to ¾ acre. Tarmacadam driveway provides off street parking for 3 or 4 vehicles. The front and side garden is mainly to lawn with mature shrubs , trees and plants while bordered by timber fencing at side and stone wall to front and rear. The side and rear garden enjoy a south facing aspect therefore maximising the sunlight. Strategically placed peaceful seating areas while ample space for children’s play and sports activities. To the rear of the property is an enclosed courtyard which leads to further enclosed patio area laid with gravel stones, ideal for catching the evening sun.Surrounding AreaSet within the west end of Dumbarton this detached villa enjoys one of Dumbarton’s most sought after addresses. The whole area is well served with a variety of restaurants, bars and cafes. Loch Lomond is within easy commuting distance of the property and offers fabulous captivating landscapes, 5 star restaurants, Hotels and caters for outdoor sports and water leisure pursuits. Designated as area of natural outstanding beauty Balloch, Loch Lomond forms part of the National Park. Loch Lomond Shores visitor attraction is within 5 miles of the property and is the retail gateway to The Highlands.Access and commuting to Balloch, Helensburgh, Clydebank, Glasgow and International airports is made easy by the close proximity of the A82 & the A814. This combined with railway link offering 4 trains per hour to the heart of Glasgow city centre and also connections to Balloch & Helensburgh.Within a radius of ½ mile of the property can be found a wide range of retailers in Dumbarton. National retailers mix with local shops offering fresh produce, clothes and jewellery. St James’s retail park hosts Argos, Marks & Spencer, Asda and Morrisons.Opportunities for children’s education are abundant within the local area having a wonderful choice of state primary and secondary schools. Private schooling is available in Helensburgh and the west end of Glasgow.Golf courses, bowling greens, country parks, rivers and lochs are in abundance within a 10 mile radius of the property, to suit the sports enthusiast.
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