5 bedroom detached house for saleLeapmoor Drive, Wemyss Bay, Inverclyde, PA18
Offers Over £425,000
15 Leapmoor Drive is a distinctive modern detached executive type home. The house is of white painted harled finish under a tiled roof and with exposed facing brick relief at quoins, windows and door facings. The accommodation is generous and laid out over two easily managed, light and bright levels. Main apartments enjoy the uninterrupted and often dramatic waterscape aspects across the Firth of Clyde to the Cowal peninsula beyond.
An outer entrance canopy porch leads to entrance vestibule with recessed mat well in tiled floor, entrance reception hallway with useful under stairs stores, cloaks/wc, comfortable sitting room with sliding communicating doors to drawing room with working open fire and 2 x twin leaf doors with direct access to deck and gardens. Internal door to conservatory, also with twin leaf doors with access to deck and gardens. Formal dining room via arch from sitting room and door from reception hall, sliding doors to fitted kitchen with centre island breakfast bar and door to rear gardens. Useful corner informal dining and breakfasting area, utility and boiler room with door to side gardens, internal door to garaging.
Staircase to upper hallway, with fine open plan study/home office area, bedroom 1 with fitted wardrobes, twin leaf doors to balcony, en suite bath and shower room. Bedroom 2 with twin leaf doors to balcony, bedroom 3, bedroom 4 with dormer style window formation, main family bathroom, hot tank and linen stores, bedroom 5 with fitted wardrobes and en suite shower room.
Integral double garage with door to gardens, remotely operated up & over door, concrete floor, light, power and water installed. Garden shed.
Block paved curved driveway with vehicle hard standing leading to garage, grass pavement, level lawn set behind beech hedge and fringed with shrubs and bushes, conifer screen and ornamental timber fencing. Rear gardens mainly to level lawn bounded by close board fencing. The gardens lead via trimmed ponticum and whins to red sandstone rocky foreshore with direct access to the water.
15 Leapmoor Drive is situated in the west coast village of Wemyss Bay. The house is located in Leapmoor Drive which is a small development of mixed style bungalow and villa type homes all built in the 1990s.
Leapmoor Drive is a level plateau of immediate foreshore ground which was at one time the foreshore apron of the stately home of Castle Wemyss. The house is built on level mature gardens which enjoy the special location of immediate foreshore meaning that there is waterfront access and uninterrupted views over the Firth of Clyde to the Cowal peninsular, Toward, the island of Bute, the Cumbraes and the high tops of the island of Arran.
Wemyss Bay and the southerly neighbouring village of Skelmorlie are largely pleasant coastal ribbon villages situated along the A78 which is the main coastal road which connects Skelmorlie and Largs. Wemyss Bay has local shops and amenities that cater for everyday needs and requirements including a delicatessen, a butcher/game dealer of some repute, and an off licence.
Largs is about 6 miles to the south and is another popular west coast town where there are further shopping and professional services, including a Morrisons store. The surrounding towns and villages all have a good number of friendly local pubs and restaurants. A Tesco Express is at Inverkip which is about 2 miles to the north.
The Braehead and Silverburn retail villages near to Glasgow are around 27 miles, where one can find a tremendous range of high street multiples together with M&S and Sainsbury anchor stores.
Glasgow city at 32 miles has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre.
Primary schooling is available in Wemyss Bay with secondary schooling at Gourock, Greenock and Largs. A number of the children in the district travel the 14 miles to the independent school St Columbas in Kilmacolm to which there is a school bus service that takes about 30 minutes. Further independent schooling is available in Glasgow.
The area is well served with leisure amenities. Skelmorlie has a tennis club, a bowling club, as well as a challenging golf course and a well used community centre and library.
The Firth of Clyde offers some of the most scenic coastal sailing in the United Kingdom. 15 Leapmoor Drive is situated in between two major marinas, Largs and Inverkip.
Main line rail services run from both Wemyss Bay and Largs with services to Glasgow city, whilst Glasgow and Prestwick airports are 32 miles and 23 miles distant respectively.
For the outdoor enthusiast there is a wealth of opportunities, with a range of golf courses locally, including Skelmorlie, Largs, Prestwick, Troon and Turnberry.
From Glasgow city centre leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Continue for 23 miles to arrive at Greenock. In Greenock follow signs Largs on the A78. Continue on the A78 for 10 miles passing through Inverkip and on towards Wemyss Bay. On arrival in Wemyss Bay take the first on the right onto Ardgowan Road. Continue over the mini roundabout remaining on Ardgowan Road, continue for a further 0.3 miles after the mini roundabout before turning right onto Leapmoor Drive, number 15 is along on the left hand side."
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