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Ruberslaw, 5 Elphinstone Road, Whitecraigs








5,898 sq ft

548 sq m

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Key features

  • Ruberslaw is a bespoke 6 bedroom detached house commanding outstanding panoramic views over the city . ** VIDEO TOUR AVAILABLE **
  • This statement residence occupies a primary location within the high amenity suburb of Whitecraigs.
  • A stunning self contained one bedroom apartment also provided.
  • Painstakingly remodeled and redesigned by Keith Hobbs of United Designers.
  • A discreet, private detached home with beautiful bespoke architectural design and finishing.
  • Original 1930s art deco design successfully married with contemporary finishes.
  • One of Whitecraigs most iconic, landmark villas.
  • Set within landscaped private gardens with detached outhouse.


Ruberslaw is one of Whitecraigs most iconic, landmark detached homes which commands uninterrupted, panoramic views over the city and is set within landscaped grounds, set behind two sets of electric gates with horseshoe driveway.

The property was systematically remodelled, refurnished and redesigned by noted British interior designer, Keith Hobbs of United Designers who has done work for the likes of George Clooney and Bruce Willis, as well as working on commercial projects like the Metropolitan Hotel on London's Park Lane.

The front elevation of the property which displays a discreet, low profile design with a beautiful red brick projected turret belies the contemporary styling that avails itself internally with sleek tiled floors with underfloor heating, contemporary wall finishes with shadow line design and bespoke finishes are apparent throughout the property.

Set under a traditional slate roof system which has been fully refurbished and upgraded, other notable features include traditional refitted sash and casement double glazed windows, monitored alarm system, CCTV security system, Bang and Olufsen integrated comms/sound system, beautiful tiled floors with underfloor heating, sanitary ware by Porcelanosa in additional to Porcelanosa tiling, in ceiling speakers and integrated sound system, bespoke joinery, internal doors and the large picture windows on both floors capture the outstanding, uninterrupted views over the gardens, city and beyond.

Canopied entrance leads into large entrance vestibule with panelled finishing, hidden cloaks cupboard and the principal reception hallway provides open access to stunning lounge with art niches and display shelving, separate study room with turreted bay window to front, large family dining room open to fully integrated designer kitchen with a full range of Siemens appliances, spacious laundry/utility room with integral access to garage store, principal dual aspect bedroom with full range of built in closet space in addition to a walk in separate dressing area and splendid contemporary styled en-suite bathroom by Porcelanosa, three further bedrooms of which two have access to contemporary styled shower room/WC's.

The lower ground accommodation accessed via bespoke wooden staircase leads to an expansive 58-foot combined living area, dining area, sitting area zoned with open display partitions, large windowing and automated sliding door giving direct access onto terrace. An inner hallway/useful study area gives access to the self-contained apartment which provides open plan living/dining/kitchen area with full range of appliances, bedroom and bathroom.

There is a large fully fitted inner hallway with extensive storage, giving access to plant room (housing hot water tank, boiler, CCTV security, networking) and there is a fully fitted in house gymnasium, sauna and large shower room.

Two sets of automated gates give access to expansive parking area with drive in, drive out facility. External security lighting, electric charger point.

Beautiful, terraced area directly accessed off the lower ground floor in addition to large lawn area. There is a detached outhouse which provides extensive storage, or indeed could be used for studio, garden room etc. Further lawn area to the rear.

EER Band C.

Local Area
Whitecraigs is considered one of the primary residential locations within the south side of Glasgow. Located approximately six miles south of the city centre, its close proximity to Glasgow effectively makes it one of the most sought after suburbs in the Greater Glasgow area. The district features an abundance of eye catching homes and provides catchment to some of the best schools in Scotland. It is located to the east of the M77 motorway, giving swift communication links to Glasgow city centre, airports and coastal Ayrshire. The surrounding district provides excellent sports and recreational facilities - Whitecraigs Golf Course, Tennis, Squash and Bowling Clubs and Rouken Glen Park which was voted UK's Best Park of 2016 are all within a short walk from the property, as is the station. The property is superbly placed for a wide range of local amenities.


From our office on Ayr Road, Newton Mearns travel city bound and opposite Whitecraigs Golf Club turn right onto Craignethan Road, immediately right onto Lethington Road, proceed on the same turning first left onto Elphinstone Road, continue on the same and the property is on the left hand side.


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Ruberslaw, 5 Elphinstone Road, Whitecraigs


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  • Whitecraigs Station0.3 miles
  • Williamwood Station0.9 miles
  • Patterton Station1.1 miles
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Corum, Newton Mearns

134 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, Glasgow, G77 6EG

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