5 bedroom detached house for saleLangside Drive, Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Dating to 1898 this substantial blonde sandstone Victorian villa is set within a large walled garden with inner hedging on a superb quiet corner plot. The property retains not only a wealth of period features internally but it also has some renaissance style detailing to the stone exterior. The property will have broad appeal and is absolutely perfect for a family or professionals alike. Hidden by mature screening to the front and entering the gravel chip driveway, this imposing double bayed detached villa reveals its true grandeur.
Dating to 1898 this substantial blonde sandstone Victorian villa is set within a large walled garden with inner hedging on a superb quiet corner plot. The property retains not only a wealth of period features internally but it also has some renaissance style detailing to the stone exterior. The property will have broad appeal and is absolutely perfect for a family or professionals alike. Hidden by mature screening to the front and entering the gravel chip driveway, this imposing double bayed detached villa reveals its true grandeur. The property is entered through double wooden storm doors into a very welcoming reception hallway with parquet flooring and staircase. From the reception hallway, there are two fantastic bay windowed public spaces. There are double glass doors on entry to each room which can be opened up to make this an absolutely fantastic entertainment space and indeed has hosted many parties over its 120 year history. There is a bay windowed formal dining room with gas Victorian fireplace at its focal point as well as original pitch pine flooring. On the opposite side of the reception hallway there is a bay windowed formal lounge again with Adam style Victorian fire surround and gas fire at its focal point and also pitch pine flooring. From the lounge the original butler’s pantry is accessed and from there into a breakfasting sized kitchen with a host of oak wall and floor mounted units, standalone cooker and generous worktops. From the kitchen is a utility room with original Belfast sink, new boiler and an array of butler’s bells. Behind a door a concealed staircase which accesses a bathroom which was originally the maid’s quarters from 1898. The accommodation downstairs is completed by a further sitting room and downstairs shower room with two-piece suite and separate shower stall. The sitting room also has access onto a home office or gym area.
A split-level stair case accesses the upper landing where at half landing the original nautical theme stain glass window which floods the property with natural light and on the upper landing there is a generous walk-in storage cupboard. There are four very good size double bedrooms with both bedroom one and two having bay windows. Bedroom four is currently utilised as a dressing room and has fitted wardrobes. The accommodation on this level is completed by a family size bathroom with three-piece white contemporary suite and over bath shower.
From the original nursery to the master bedroom there is a fixed staircase that accesses the attic level. This area of the house has been fully developed and is currently one large room however it could easily be converted to two further rooms which would provide two further bedrooms if required. There are also four modern Velux windows.
In addition, the property has original sash and case windows and a modern gas central heating system.
To the outside there is a beautiful mature garden. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn and is screened by mature trees and hedging on the periphery. There is a substantial blonde gravel chipped driveway to provide multiple off-street parking and also a double garage with up and over door. The garden is bounded by the original Victorian walls and from there onto some mature hedging. The rear garden is enclosed and offers a great deal of privacy and is a superb place to sit and get away from it all with a feeling of being in the country. The back garden is described by the current owners as their quiet private park.
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