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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Shore Road, Skelmorlie

Offers Over £285,000

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Traditional red sandstone property offering spectacular views - hall, front facing lounge, family/dining room, dining kitchen, four bedrooms, bathroom, shower room, gas c/h, d/glazing, double garage and large level gardens. HR 350,000

'Thorndale Cottage' is an impressive detached residence located on the Shore Road within the north Ayrshire town of Skelmorlie. 'Thorndale Cottage' was the original coachouse to Thorndale which is one of many 'Marine Villas' built along Shore Road as weekend or holiday homes for wealthy West Coast merchants, dating back to circa 1860. This spacious abode is accessed by a generous driveway and has been extensively refurbished by the present owner to provide an adaptable family home, in a prestigious shorefront setting within extensive level gardens and affords quite breathtaking panoramic Firth of Clyde views, extending south to the Isle of Cumbrae and west and north to the Cowal Peninsula

This unique family home is formed over two levels and reveals reception hall, west facing lounge offering quite spectacular views, separate family/dining room with generous understair storage which could be utilised as a study area, generously proportioned re-fitted dining kitchen incorporating oven, hob, hood, dishwasher and washing machine. Mid hall has an exterior door and a large walk-in cupboard which could be potentially used as a utility area. Two front facing double bedrooms and a family bathroom complete the lower level accommodation. Upstairs is accessed by a bright stairwell offering an abundance of natural light and leads to the exceptionally spacious master bedroom, again offering superb river views, fourth double bedroom with built-in mirrored wardrobes and luxury shower room. The master bedroom has generous built-in mirrored wardrobes, offering extensive storage, and subject to planning consents, a balcony could lead out from this apartment. The property has gas central heating and double glazing. The extensive driveway provides ample parking and leads to a double garage with twin up and over doors. There are also level garden grounds to the front and rear, with the area of grounds to the front of the garages and to the rear of the property are laid in decorative stones with a view to ease of maintenance. This exceptional home offers the potential purchaser the option to extend the accommodation, due to the spacious nature of the plot.   

Skelmorlie is a small coastal village, which sits on the West Coast, north of the larger town of Largs, and offers village amenities and primary schooling. Largs offers further shopping, restaurants and Largs Yacht Haven which offers access to the renowned sailing waters of the West Coast, and an abundance of acclaimed golf courses in the immediate area, to suit all levels. For the commuter Skelmorlie offers an ideal base, and is in close proximity to both international airports at Glasgow and Prestwick, train services are available at Wemyss Bay and Largs, both direct to Glasgow Central Station and destinations further afield.

Lounge18'2" x 13' (5.54m x 3.96m).

Bedroom13'9" x 11'7" (4.2m x 3.53m).

Bedroom13'10" x 10'5" (4.22m x 3.18m).

Bathroom9'8" x 7' (2.95m x 2.13m).

Family/Dining Room15'6" x 14'3" (4.72m x 4.34m).

Dining Kitchen13' x 12'2" (3.96m x 3.7m).

Master Bedroom14' (4.27m) x 13' (3.96m) (to front of wardrobes).

Bedroom10'8" x 10' (3.25m x 3.05m).

Shower Room9' x 5'3" (2.74m x 1.6m).

From our office on Main Street Largs proceed north bound along Gallowgate Street, continue onto the Greenock Road and proceed north on A78 to Skelmorlie. On entering Skelmorlie proceed along Shore Road and No.15 'Thorndale Cottage' can be found along on the right hand side next to Thorndale House.

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30 January 2012


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