5 bedroom detached house for saleHigh Blochairn Farmhouse, Baldernock, By Milngavie, Glasgow
This Georgian style renovated farmhouse, with 4.22acre field and extensive outbuildings lies in the sought after hamlet of Baldernock, 6 minutes drive from Milngavie and 25 minutes from Glasgow city centre. It faces south with a fine view of the whole area. It was renovated in 1996 by the current owners and has flexible accommodation with the possibility of creating a granny annex on the ground floor (subject to relevant planning consent). There are 5 bedrooms (2 with en suite facilities) a family bathroom, 4 public rooms, large kitchen/ dining room, cloakroom and utility room with separate entrance ( details below). Outside there are extensive outbuildings with a garage for 2-3 cars, stable room with loose box and dog run, hayloft, workshop area, separate large barn. The field is fenced and accessible from the garden, which lies in front of the property.
In terms of the accommodation, the property is entered through a porch into a welcoming reception hallway. There is an absolutely lovely farmhouse style kitchen with a host of wall and floor mounted units and integrated appliances as well as an oil burning Rayburn stove. From the reception hall there is access to a downstairs wc/cloakroom, a formal dining room, a lovely sitting room with Jetmaster fire which is capable of burning coal and wood. Also downstairs is a south facing conservatory overlooking the field and formal garden as well as taking in the lovely southerly views. A staircase leads to the upper floor; there is a family bathroom with three piece suite and over bath shower on the half landing and upstairs a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, two further double bedrooms with a door opening on to a fixed staircase accessing a converted attic space (ideal for a playroom) with walk in store room.
Converted in 1996, the byre side of the property which is also accessed from the reception hall, offers a further snug/tv room (formerly the dairy) quite remarkable open plan family room with coal and wood burning stove, utility room/boot room, study and two large double bedrooms, one with adjacent bathroom with three piece suite and over bath electric shower.
The property is double glazed throughout (except the external porch) and has separate oil-fired central heating systems in the main house and in the byre. Outside, as previously mentioned, the grounds are made up of a formal garden laid mainly to lawn with shrub borders and a separate raised vegetable patch, enjoying a south facing position with excellent patio and sitting areas. The garden is bounded by fence and hedge and has 2 gates in to the field. There is also a fenced wooded area planted by the owners. The property is reached by a private road with right of access. There is a gate into High Blochairn and the large gravelled courtyard area.
High Blochairn Farm enjoys an elevated position commanding stunning views southwards. The hamlet of Baldernock is within easy distance of the town of Milngavie and can be reached by car in 6 minutes. Milngavie offers a great range of shops and services including a Marks & Spencer Food Hall, Tesco and Waitrose. In terms of transportation, Milngavie railway station offers four trains an hour in to Glasgow's West End and City Centre along with a direct service to Edinburgh Waverley. There is also a park and ride facility. For those with a love of the outdoor, Mugdock Country Park is closeby. Leisure interests in the area are well catered for, with amongst other things, four golf courses including one at Nuffield Health Gym. The property falls within the catchment for Douglas Academy which has an excellent reputation. Private schooling is available at the Glasgow Academy Junior School on Mugdock Road in Milngavie and with the High School of Glasgow Junior School being located on Ledcameroch Road in Bearsden.
From our office on Milngavie Road head southbound to the traffic lights turning left on to Boclair Road, follow the road as it leads in to the countryside and passing Dobbies Garden Centre on the right continue to the roundabout taking the second exit (straight ahead) continue on to the A807 which will take you to the hamlet of Bardowie. Take the next left on to Craigmaddie Road passing the Clyde Cruising club at Baldernock Loch and follow this country road for approximately one mile leading you in to the hamlet of Baldernock. Turn right at the church on to Tower Road and proceed up and over the brow of the hill, take the next left passing Lower Blochairn on your right hand side and continue up the hill following the road in to the left, High Blochairn is on your left hand side.
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