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Bardowie Castle, Milngavie, East Dunbartonshire, G62 6EY

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Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive category 'A' listed castle
  • Approximately ten acres of loch frontage
  • Two self-contained apartments
  • Arterial road links to Glasgow and Edinburgh city centre and airports
  • Meticulously restored and refurbished
  • Spectacular views across Bardowie Loch
  • Walled garden and tennis court
  • Scotland's oldest original Stone Keep
  • Fibre optic broadband

Full description

HD Video Available. One of Scotland’s most impressive and historically significant homes, Bardowie Castle is an exceptional category ‘A’ listed castle set amidst majestic grounds of approximately 10 acres including loch frontage of Bardowie Loch. Steeped in history including some of Scotland’s most prominent lairds and reputedly, the infamous Rob Roy MacGregor, the castle contains Scotland’s oldest original Stone Keep dating from the mid 16th century.

This magnificent family home has been meticulously restored and refurbished both internally and externally and affords spectacular panoramic views across the expansive gardens and private jetty, to the loch itself.

Bardowie Castle enjoys an idyllic situation on the northern shores of Bardowie Loch surrounded by rolling countryside and lies at the end of the oldest lime, tree lined driveway in Scotland. Although secluded, the highly sought after hamlet of Bardowie is within close proximity of Glasgow City Centre, approximately seven miles away and the nearby suburbs of Milngavie and Bearsden, two miles and three miles away respectively, offer an extensive array of amenities. There are a number of sports centres, excellent local schooling and it is also a convenient destination for those wishing private school tuition from a choice of nearby schools in and around Glasgow including The High School of Glasgow, The Glasgow Academy, Kelvinside Academy, St. Aloysius and Hutchesons' Grammar.

Arterial road networks link to Glasgow, Stirling and Edinburgh and the location is within easy reach of the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Mugdock Country Park and all of Scotland’s top golf courses. Motorway networks provide easy access to Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, twelve miles and forty five miles respectively and the private Cumbernauld Airport, sixteen miles.

The grounds include extensive lawned areas including the former orchard, a recently resurfaced tennis court, a beautiful, walled garden which borders the patio sitting adjacent to the water’s edge. A selection of outhouses are formed around the enclosed rear courtyard with security gates and include two separate sizeable garages and further parking for several vehicles.

The accommodation of the Castle also includes two self-contained, two bedroom apartments, both with interconnecting door to the main property. Internally, the meticulous restoration is immediately apparent within the reception hall with flagstone flooring and the specification also includes under floor heating, rewiring, plumbing,engineered double-glazed sash and case windows by Blairs windows, internal vacuum points and refurbished kitchen, bathroom and en-suite fittings. Fibre optic broadband was installed within the last month. A clear overview of the accommodation can be viewed on the floorplans within, however, in brief comprise

The Main House - Reception hall, WC, drawing room, dining room, dining kitchen, garden room, snug, games room, utility, six bedrooms, all with en-suite, several dressing rooms and a stone staircase leads to the original Great Hall within the Stone Keep.

The West Wing - This could be utilised as a self-contained apartment comprising of a fully fitted gymnasium or potential double bedroom, a lounge open to kitchenette and a modern, refitted shower room.

Self-contained Apartment - Accessed via an entrance vestibule is the lounge open to dining area, kitchen, two bedrooms, both with en-suite and storage space.

In summary, a once in a generation opportunity to acquire one of Scotland’s most iconic homes.

For further information please contact Tracey Hill on or tracey.


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Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2019

Nearest stations

  • Milngavie (1.6 mi)
  • Hillfoot (2.1 mi)
  • Bearsden (2.6 mi)
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Clyde Property, Bearsden

68 Drymen Road, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 2RH

0141 392 0185 Local call rate

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Clyde Property, Bearsden

68 Drymen Road, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 2RH

0141 392 0185 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Milngavie (1.6 mi)
  • Hillfoot (2.1 mi)
  • Bearsden (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Clyde Property, Bearsden

68 Drymen Road, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 2RH

0141 392 0185 Local call rate

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