Balgonie House, Acer Crescent, Paisley
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This astonishing B-listed family home spans a staggering 8,500sq/ft and comprises of 16 apartments, each of which has its own character and unique flair, that creates one of the finest residences to come to market in Scotland in recent years.
There are decadent features throughout the property, including rich woodwork that includes original timber wall panelling, magnificent fireplaces, and a grand staircase. Beyond that, the cornices, which display delicate plasterwork are paired with sumptuous tiling and brickwork that creates a beautiful home.
Built for one of the sons of the Coates family, whose nearby thread mill was famed for creating the iconic Paisley pattern and textiles, Balgonie House retains every bit of its heritage through its current presentation. Modern touches have been expertly introduced to ensure the home retains its classical aura whilst bringing practicality to the fore, a prime example is the elegant kitchen that defines a stunning contrast with the historic demeaner of the home.
Externally, the residence itself is nestled within just under 2 acres of mature gardens, with grand trees lining the grounds to create expansive privacy. The grounds begin with a large stone driveway that leads to the main house, whilst the gardens have been lovingly maintained and professionally landscaped to create an exterior that such a grand home deserves. The sprawling lawns lead to a lovely summer house and to the rear of the property a unique stone-built garden room, complete with an integrated fireplace.
There is no doubt that Balgonie House is a truly special property, it is every bit a family home as one could look for, designed for grand living and palatial entertaining.
Nestled behind a wall of mature trees within one of Paisley's most exclusive addresses, Balgonie House offers the perfect blend of exclusive, spacious privacy with the convenience of amenities that a big town can provide.
Situated on the doorstep of Glasgow, Paisley is well connected to both the city and its major transport links. Motorway access is easily come by as are train routes to Glasgow and beyond via Gilmour Street station. Glasgow International Airport, which is only a short 10-minute drive away, offers regular flights to major global cities including an excellent commuter service to London.
There are a number of excellent schooling options to choose from with Renfrewshire ranking as one of Scotland's top-performing council areas for education, whilst there is an abundance of highly reputable private schools to choose from that include The High School of Glasgow and Glasgow Academy in the West End, St Aloysius and Hutchesons Grammar in the Southside and Wellington Academy in Ayrshire.
Paisley itself is widely regarded as one of Scotland's most dynamic towns with a rich history and culture. There are excellent recreational pursuits to be found across the area including a number of parks, heritage sites, and societies. As a result, the town is in the running to be the UK's City of Culture for 2021.
Travel Directions: PA2 9LN
EER band: E
Council Tax Band: H
Balgonie House, Acer Crescent, Paisley
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Paisley Canal Station1.4 miles
- Paisley St. James Station1.6 miles
- Paisley Gilmour Street Station1.7 miles
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