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4 bedroom detached villa for sale

Barloan Place, Dumbarton

Sold STCM £355,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedroom traditional two storey detached villa
  • Entrance portico, sitting room, living room, family room (5th bedroom)
  • Dining room, breakfasting kitchen, utility room and downstairs WC/ cloakroom
  • Deluxe bathroom & separate shower room, both fully tiled
  • Generously proportioned rooms & extensive storage
  • Maintained to an exacting standard throughout. Tasteful well decorated accommodation over 2 levels
  • Many notable original features retained. Gas-fired central heating & double glazing
  • South facing rear garden, patios and decking. Cul de sac setting with 1/5 acre plot
  • Half-moon monoblock driveway with entrance and exit gates
  • Convenient for schools, transport and amenities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Dating from 1916 this stunning traditional family home has been maintained and improved to an extremely high standard and is sure to generate significant interest levels.

Occupying a prime position within one of Dumbarton’s finest addresses and ideally placed for families and commuters. Internally the property offers elegantly proportioned accommodation over 2 levels with many original features retained. Period features are complimented by sympathetic décor, natural wood flooring, quality carpeting and modern conveniences such as gas central heating, double glazing.

The accommodation on the ground floor comprises of box bay window sitting room, living room, dining room, family room or bedroom, breakfasting kitchen, utility room and cloakroom/wc.On the upper floor, 3 double bedrooms, study or single bedroom, tiled bathroom and separate deluxe tiled shower room.

Extensive garden ground of 1/5 acre surrounds the property and multi vehicle half-moon driveway to front for safe and secure off street parking.

Early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate this outstanding property within a desirable address.

Features, Fixtures and Specification

The caring owners have maintained the property to an exacting standard. In addition to sealed unit double glazing and gas-fired central heating the home offers a high specification and many additional features, fixtures and fittings.

• Polished solid oak flooring
• Ornate cornicing and picture rails
• High skirtings, broad facings and surrounds
• Fully tiled luxury bathroom
• Separate shower room
• Double glazed French doors
• Professionally decorated throughout
• Sash and case double glazed windows to front
• Tilt ‘n turn double glazed units to rear
• Bespoke wooden Venetian blinds


Entered through stone built portico with marble floor to UPVC front door to broad reception hall which provides access to all ground floor apartments. The front relaxing sitting room is of a generous proportion and retains many original features complimenting the light décor and quality carpeting. The focal wall boasts magnificent marble fire surround, plinth and back drop encompassing the remote controlled coal effect gas fire. The room is further enhanced by deep box bay window projection with sash and case double glazed windows.

Also to the front of the property sits the family room which could easily be transformed to provide a ground floor bedroom. Decorated in rich tones, carpeting and feature display alcove.

Spacious dining room to rear with solid oak flooring complementing the traditional features of this stunning room. Double glazed patio doors gain access to raised decking area and seamlessly join indoor with outdoor living.

Tastefully decorated informal living room with bay window projection overlooking rear garden. Sliding door storage and deep walk in cupboard beneath stairs.

The modern light kitchen is fitted with integrated appliances such as fridge, freezer, and dishwasher. A fine range of wall and floor standing units complimented by extensive work surface area and incorporating 4 ring gas hob, fan assisted double oven / grill and extractor. Access at rear to plumbed utility room and separate wc/ cloakroom. The kitchen has UPVC door leading to rear decking and garden patio areas.

Décor theme and carpeting continues from reception hall to staircase with half landing featuring stain glass window on side gable. Half turn to upper landing, bedrooms and bathrooms.

The well-proportioned luxury bathroom is fully tiled and is fitted with 3 piece classic white suite of wc, wash hand basin and larger than average size bath. Separate walk in corner shower cubicle with overhead shower fitting. Double glazed opaque window projection with hand crafted timber shutters fitted. Central heating boiler concealed within storage cupboard.

The shower room at the end of the hallway is fully tiled and is fitted with wc set, wash hand basin and inset shower cubicle with independent electric shower unit fitted.

Generously proportioned master bedroom to front with sufficient floor space to accommodate king size bed and free standing bedroom furniture. Traditional features remain, such as ceiling cornicing and deep picture rail, complimented by tasteful light décor and carpeting. Triple light double glazed window projection fitted with elegant wooden Venetian blinds.

2 double bedrooms to front and rear, both of a good proportion, freshly decorated and carpeted. Single bedroom presently used as office/ study.

Driveway and Garden

Half-moon monoblock driveway to front of property accessed via two wrought iron double gates. Sufficient space for 5 or 6 vehicles, including off street parking for boat storage, caravan or mobile home. The front garden is immaculately presented having tidy lawn with gravel stones to border and adjacent to the property. Perimeter hedging and fencing. The front north wall, is newly built of red brick with finely crafted steel panels of a Rennie Macintosh design.Enclosed and secluded rear garden enjoying a south facing aspect which provides maximum sun light throughout the day to strategically placed decking and seating areas. Well maintained lawns, enclosed paved area at south gable, raised decking area accessed from the dining room via French doors and broad decking area accessed from kitchen. Board fencing, hedging, mature trees, shrubbery and plants to perimeter. External water tap.

Surrounding Area

The major trunk roads, A82 and A814 are close at hand easing commuting to the motorway network and International Airport, while easing commuting to most major towns and cities throughout the western and central belts of Scotland.Dumbarton Central Railway Station is a 10 minute walk, providing 4 trains per hour into the centre of Glasgow. Connections are also available to Helensburgh and Balloch, Loch Lomond. Other public transport facilities are situated on Townend Road and Dumbarton High Street.Primary and secondary schools, children’s nurseries are within 10 minutes’ walk from the property. Major retail outlets and leisure activities are also virtually on the door step with St James’s Retail Park boasting Marks and Spencer, Morrison’s Superstore, Asda and Argos. For the sports and leisure fanatics the local area provides an abundance of facilities such as first class golf courses, bowling greens, gymnasiums, swimming pools, spas and public parks. Within 5 miles to the north can be found a fine selection of 5 star hotels, restaurants and inns on both banks of the world famous Loch Lomond. In addition the outdoor enthusiast is well catered for with many water pursuits, hillwalking and climbing.Dumbarton is close to Glasgow and its nearby towns making this property an ideal place to enjoy the advantages of city centre shopping, indoor shopping centres, leisure complexes, restaurants, theatres, cinemas and some of the finest galleries and museums in Scotland.

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Added on Rightmove:
03 June 2016


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