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The early 20th century villas on Boclair Road are some of Bearsden’s most impressive homes. Beechwood (No.15) is undoubtedly one of these, a handsome Detached House, of Arts and Crafts architectural influences, situated on the preferred northern side of the road and set upon a fine garden of some ½ acre.
The house is generous in scale extending to some 4000 square feet including an impressive extension (2014) that seamlessly blends with the architectural lines of the original house. In all, Beechwood is a six-bedroom home with five reception rooms supported by two shower rooms, bathroom, and a WC. It is a home suited for a generation of family living.

• 5 double Bedrooms
• Home Gym (Bedroom 6)
• 5 Public Rooms
• Study
• Kitchen with Aga
• 2 Shower Rooms
• Family Bathroom
• WC
• Utility Room
• Front Entrance Porch
• Main Entranceway and Hall
• Large Double Garage (25’8” x 20’2”) with electric door
The subjects fall, principally, over two floors with Bedroom 5, and an adjacent study area, on the 2nd floor, developed from former attic space, and the home gym (Bedroom 6) in the extension set above the garage. With its own ensuite shower room this would make a perfect teenager suite.
The house was reroofed (2013) with, in keeping, red rosemary tile and many windows have been renewed with quality reproduction style double glazed windows. The gas central heating system has been upgraded and features a high efficiency Vaillant ecoTECplus regular boiler with a 295-litre unvented hot water cylinder providing plenty of water and pressure to the showers.
The house sits centrally upon its level plot where it enjoys a high degree of privacy, particularly at the rear where the aspect is rather lovely and secluded and on the line of Bearsden’s historic Roman Antonine wall (AD 142) ensuring that this will never change. The rear garden is a great space for children and all enclosed. Level, it has a lawned formal garden with a hexagonal shaped central patio, with small pond, and a further side patio, also hexagonal shaped, both connected via pathway. In the corner is a greenhouse. There is a large, screened area to the rear of the garage again mainly lying to grass where there are raised vegetable beds and against the rear wall of the plot a garden shed. The front garden is screened from the road by a garden wall and a bank of laurels, with a broad grass verge to the pavement and driveway gate post, with gate, opening to a generous gravel drive and parking area for several cars.

Ground Floor
• Front Entrance Porch.
• A sizeable Reception Lounge with a fine staircase. Fireplace into which is set a multi-fuel stove.
• Sitting Room - another very generous space with four windows to the front (SW) and one to the side (NE). Mahogany fireplace with marble inlay/hearth and a living flame coal effect gas fire. Bi-fold doors open to the dining room for greater entertaining facility.
• Family Room - the day-to-day TV room has four windows to the front (SW) and a stained leaded window to the side (SW).
• Morning Room - used as a Home Office it has a south and west orientated bay window as a rather nice feature. Original Claygate fireplace retained with a real fire.
• Dining Room - this is set on an open plan arrangement to the kitchen and, with the bi-fold doors, can also be to the sitting room. Renewed French door and windows to the rear (NW) and a further original window to the side (NE). The room is brightly illuminated by the feature of a large “lantern” style glazed roof light with a second lantern roof light replicated in the adjoining kitchen.
• Kitchen - units are cream coloured, shaker style, with one of the runs having white laminate worktop, with an oak edge, with the opposite side (the cooking area) in black granite. Gas Aga with two plates and three ovens. Integrated is a dishwasher and a fridge-freezer. In addition to the lantern rooflight there are three windows overlooking the rear garden.
• Entrance Hall - the main entrance to Beechwood is to the side of the house and forming part of the extension. From the drive/garage area a door opens to a hall, with four windows and a Velux roof light, that leads through to the kitchen.
• Utility Room - with renewed back door to match the French door in the dining room. Again, cream-coloured shaker units this time with chunky worktops in hardwood Iroko. Fitted boots bench with coat racks. Laundry pulley.
• WC - two-piece white suite by Roca.
• Garage - this has the convenience of a pass door to/from the entrance hall. A large garage, almost a treble, it has remote controlled Hormann garage door as well as a set of double doors, at the rear, to access the garden. Power and light installed. Workbench. The boiler and the hot water cylinder are located here.

First Floor
• The grand original staircase ascends from the reception lounge to the first-floor hall. Lovely original woodwork features both to the stair and around the galleried hall itself.
• Bedroom 1 - this is a particularly large bedroom with triple aspect - windows to front (SE), side (NE), and to the rear (NW) including a French door to the roof above the dining room.
• Ensuite Dressing Room - fitted with a run of deep wardrobes.
• Bedroom 2 - a large bedroom again with three windows to the front (SE).
• Bedroom 3 - another double and a particularly bright room with a triple aspect with windows to front (SE) along with one to both the northeast and to the southwest sides.
• Bedroom 4 - a double room again with window to the southwest side.
• Bathroom - the main family bathroom has a suite by Heritage and is 4-piece and includes a freestanding “ball and claw” bath. The corner shower enclosure has a powerful thermostatic shower. Column/chrome towel radiator.
• Shower Room - three-piece Twyford suite. A shower enclosure, again, has a powerful thermostatic shower. Column/chrome towel radiator.
Second Floor
• Bedroom 5 - this is accessed via a staircase off the first-floor hall. It ascends to a landing area, with Velux window. From here double doors open to the bedroom which is in a cottage style having coomb ceilings and with two Velux windows to the rear.
• Study - off the landing and adjacent to the bedroom is a very useful study area with Velux window and a wall with shelves. Combined with the bedroom it makes for a great teenager’s suite/den.
Home Gym/Bedroom 6
• Gym (Bedroom 6) - this is reached from the ground floor via a stair off the entrance hallway. Initially to a landing that has three windows overlooking the rear garden. Used as a home gym it has a full mirrored wall, three windows to the front, and two Velux windows to the rear.
As a bedroom suite it would be perfect for guests or, again, teenagers.
• Ensuite Shower Room - contemporary in style the white suite and with an oversized shower enclosure with, again, a thermostatic shower with both deluge and hand showerheads. Velux window.

The Boclair area is much admired and the homes on Boclair Road amongst Bearsden’s best. Situated less than a mile east of Bearsden Cross, and the excellent amenities and shops to be found there, it is also nearby Hillfoot railway station. Lying to the northwest is a protective woodland corridor giving Beechwood and the other homes on the northern side of Boclair Road a real sense of detachment and privacy.
Sat NAV ref: G61 2AF

EPC Rating: E
Council Tax Band: H

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Band: H

Boclair Road, Bearsden


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  • Hillfoot Station0.2 miles
  • Bearsden Station0.7 miles
  • Westerton Station1.2 miles
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