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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Norwood Drive, Giffnock, Glasgow

Sold STC £795,000

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Situated on one of Lower Whitecraigs most prized addresses, this is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a traditional art deco styled 1920s converted bungalow within a large plot and within walking distance of Rouken Glen Park. The property is built of brick with white roughcast under a pitched rosemary tiled roof with a fabulous mixture of bow and bay windows as well as the gorgeous original features associated with properties of this type. Further extended by the previous owner in 1968 and perfectly within keeping of the original house, the extension was built to the highest of quality with stone mullion windows creating a magnificent formal lounge and on the upper level two fantastic bedrooms one with vaulted ceiling. Sympathetically, the property has been beautifully upgraded by the current owner to include a full rewire in 2007 and some structural alterations to create a truly stunning and high spec Callerton kitchen finished with granite work surfaces, quality integrated Siemens appliances, wine fridge and a Lacanche range stove, as well as luxury refitted bathrooms with quality finishing to include under floor heating. The property also benefits from a high degree of privacy surrounded by mature hedges, shrubs and trees and formal lawned areas.


Situated on one of Lower Whitecraigs most prized addresses, this is a fantastic opportunity to acquire a traditional art deco styled 1920s converted bungalow within a large plot and within walking distance of Rouken Glen Park. The property is built of brick with white roughcast under a pitched rosemary tiled roof with a fabulous mixture of bow and bay windows as well as the gorgeous original features associated with properties of this type. Further extended by the previous owner in 1968 and perfectly within keeping of the original house, the extension was built to the highest of quality with stone mullion windows creating a magnificent formal lounge and on the upper level two fantastic bedrooms one with vaulted ceiling. Sympathetically, the property has been beautifully upgraded by the current owner to include a full rewire in 2007 and some structural alterations to create a truly stunning and high spec Callerton kitchen finished with granite work surfaces, quality integrated Siemens appliances, wine fridge and a Lacanche range stove, as well as luxury refitted bathrooms with quality finishing to include under floor heating. The property also benefits from a high degree of privacy surrounded by mature hedges, shrubs and trees and formal lawned areas.

In terms of accommodation the property is entered through a porch and from there into a very welcoming and spacious reception hallway with parquet flooring. From the reception hallway, there is a fantastic kitchen family dining room with the aforementioned Callerton kitchen with granite work surfaces, Lacanche stove, Siemens appliances to include two warming drawers, a Siemens coffee machine, an eye level combi oven with both conventional and microwave functions, a plumbed in fridge/freezer and centre island with wine fridge. There is a beautifully presented contemporary styled sitting room with bow window and two smaller windows within the ingleneuk beside the living flame gas fire with traditional fire surround. There is a further bay window morning room with ornamental fire at its focal point, a downstairs bedroom again with bow window and integrated storage with a door that leads onto an ensuite bathroom with three-piece white contemporary suite, under floor heating and floor to ceiling tiles. The accommodation on this level is completed by the extended formal lounge stretching thirty-two feet with stone mullion windows to the front, a further stone mullion window to the rear and a solid fuel burning fire with Adams / French renaissance style fire place at its centre point.

A split level staircase accesses an upper landing where four excellent sized double bedrooms can be found, all of which feature integrated storage with the master having a bay window and bedroom two having a vaulted ceiling. The accommodation upstairs is completed by a fully refitted shower room with two-piece white contemporary suite, raised level walk in double shower cubicle with rain water fittings. There is also a separate WC.

An added benefit to this house is the fantastic basement level. The basement can be accessed directly from the kitchen with a stair down into a generous utility room with double original Belfast sinks and also accesses the original boiler room where the current gas boiler is located, which was installed in May 2013. From the basement, there is a further generous store room, a downstairs gardener’s WC as well as a terrific games room that has a door that leads out onto the rear garden.

In addition, the property has beautiful traditional sash and case windows and modern gas central heating system. The house also retains many original cornices, fireplaces, stained glass and traditional Oregon pine doors.

To the outside there is a fantastic size garden offering superb privacy. The property is laid mainly to lawn both in the front and back and has a wonderful selection of herbaceous plants and shrubs within its borders. There are mature trees to ensure screening as well as generous lawns, an ornamental pond with intergrated waterfall feature and sitting areas. A monoblock driveway is entered through the original gate posts and provides multiple off-street parking; with a detached tandem garage which is controlled remotely by a fob. The property also has a timber summer house in the back garden.


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