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Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow








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One of the finest homes to ever grace the market in Glasgow.

"Tara" is a one of a kind detached residence with a level of attention to detail and finishing which you will struggle to find anywhere else.

Having been built to an exacting standard by the current owners, this exquisite home offers incredible family accommodation over two levels. A must for viewing in order to be appreciated.

The house is approached via beautiful sweeping driveway leading to the front door, flanked by lawned front garden. The house is entered via double storm doors into the entrance vestibule.

The accommodation of the ground floor enjoys an open plan feel with the reception hallway with incredible aspect right up through the skylight in the roof, allowing light to flood the space. The entrance hallway leads straight through to an incredible kitchen/living space with beautiful kitchen with a range of Neff integrated appliances, base and wall mounted units, island with Corian worktop, open plan onto a sitting area with bespoke height bi-folding doors giving access out to the rear garden, sitting room with media wall and bi-folding doors out to the rear garden. There is a gorgeous square bay windowed lounge with limestone feature fireplace, square bay windowed dining room, utility room with side access out to the garden, tiled shower room with high quality two piece suite, vanity unit and separate walk-in shower with glass screen. The ground floor is completed by in internal gym room which can used flexibly.
The first floor is accessed via bespoke oak staircase with glass balustrade allowing light to spread around the house and accentuate the feeling of space with the aspect right up to the sky via the traditionally styled skylight. The landing on the first floor enjoys downlighting, access off into each bedroom and a separate sitting area offering a relaxing an flexible space.
There is square bay windowed master bedroom with expansive walk-in wardrobe and stunning en-suite bathroom off with white three piece suite, second double sized bedroom with aspect out to the rear garden and tiled en-suite shower room off, fifth bedroom that is currently utilised as a home office space and two more double sized bedrooms, both with integrated wardrobes with sliding doors with spacious Jack & Jill bathroom off with high quality two piece suite, twin wash hand basins and separate walk-in shower and with T.V. installed to enjoy in the bath.

The property also benefits from a combination of double glazing with all black sash and casement double glazing, to the front of the house and modern gas central heating system. The house also enjoys an array of finishings that set it apart from almost all other homes with oak skirtings, doorframes and doors, Porcelanosa tiling in every bathroom, bespoke cornicing, downlighting, sandstone frontage, slate roofing and high quality floor coverings throughout the house. There is also 9 years remaining on the NHBC warranty with the house.

Externally there is the aforementioned front garden and driveway, along with fabulous decking area with glass balustrade, accessed directly from the bi-folding doors in the kitchen and sitting room, as well as a sizeable lawned rear garden. There is also a detached garage with automatic doors, currently offering excellent storage space, with the potential for further development into habitable space.

Pollokshields is an incredibly affluent and popular suburb in Glasgow's southside with a number of amenities and transport links nearby. There are a number of parks and recreational facilities in close proximity including Maxwell Park, Pollok Park, Titwood Tennis & Bowling Club, Clydesdale Cricket Club, Bellahouston Ski Centre, Cartha Rugby Club and Haggs Castle Golf Club.

The closest independent schooling at both primary and secondary level comes in the form of the prestigious Hutchesons’ Grammar School which is within walking distance.

The cafes, restaurants and boutique stores of Nithsdale Road are within comfortable walking distance, as well as Shawlands and Strathbungo that both offer a wide array of their own cafes, bars and restaurants.

Maxwell Park, Pollokshields West and Crossmyloof train stations are a short walk away, along with Shields Road subway station. Pollokshields is also close to junction 1 of the M77, offering motorway connections across central Scotland, along with the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital being within comfortable commuting distance.

EPC - Band C
Tenure - Freehold
Council Tax - Band G

EPC Rating: C
Council Tax Band: G
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Band: G
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Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow


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  • Kinning Park Station0.4 miles
  • Maxwell Park Station0.5 miles
  • Shields Road Station0.5 miles
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Rettie, Shawlands

196 Kilmarnock Road, Glasgow, G41 3PG

Rettie, Shawlands
Local Property Experts in Glasgow's Southside

One of four distinct teams throughout Glasgow, our Southside team are based out of both our Shawlands and Newton Mearns offices, enabling them to offer a bespoke and personal service throughout this vibrant part of the city.

Located on Kilmarnock Road in the heart of this lively part of the city, our Shawlands office is perfectly located to offer the excellent service and detailed local knowledge for which Rettie & Co is known.

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