Porterfield Road, Kilmacolm Inverclyde, PA13 4PD
Sold £595,000

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A rare and significant detached bungalow home in mature Kilmacolm and neighbouring the groomed fairways of Kilmacolm Golf Club.

Craigrowan is a significant and rare larger sized detached bungalow home with magnificent views. It is a property which offers all on one level accommodation, a rare commodity in the mature upper part of the village.

The house is of painted render finish with smooth painted ashlar at windows and doors and all is under a red tiled roof. The house is set in mature, well stocked and nicely tended gardens just off Porterfield Road and is an immediate neighbour to the groomed fairways of Kilmacolm golf club.

Double outer storm doors to entrance vestibule with quarry tiled floor, entrance reception hallway with 3 double fronted storage cupboards, fine spacious drawing room with patio doors to terrace and gardens, living flame coal burning effect gas fire with timber mantel piece, sitting room with working open fire with Westmoreland slate hearth and slips, formal dining room, well equipped kitchen by Burndale with space for informal dining and breakfasting, gas fired blue Aga range cooker with electric module, utility room with Belfast sink, wc, domestic hot water tank store, rear hall with door to driveway and gardens. From main reception hallway, bedrooms 1 and 2 both with fitted wardrobes, main bathroom with access hatch and retractable ladder leading to attic space. Bedroom 3 (currently set up as study), bedroom 4 with fitted wardrobe and wash hand basin, bedroom 5 (master suite) of bedroom, his and hers en suite dressing rooms, and en suite bathroom.

Attached boiler house, detached triple garaging.

Stone gate piers to tarmacadam surfaced driveway defined by granite setts, the driveway leads beyond the house to garaging, vehicle turning and hardstanding. The driveway is flanked by beds with mixed trees, bushes and sculpted evergreens. Stocked alpine beds with rocky outcrops all backed by a full height and mature beech hedge. Flagstone pathway fringed with stocked herbaceous beds leading to block paved terrace and viewpoint. Steps and pathways lead down to lower lawns which are fringed by mature tree life ensuring maximum privacy and seclusion and where there is a circular lily pond. The gardens extend to about 1.4 acres or thereby.

Local Authorities
Inverclyde Council, tel: 01475 717171.

Mains water supply, mains gas, mains gas central heating, mains drainage, double glazing.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Craigrowan is in council tax band H and the amount of council tax payable for 2018/2019 is £3,897.95 including water charges.

EPC rating D.

Craigrowan is a little known detached larger sized bungalow home of Kilmacolm enjoying as it does a private situation in the mature upper part of the village just off Porterfield Road and beside Kilmacolm Golf Club.

The house is set amid private gardens which extend to about 1.4 acres and which are fringed with trees and bushes which ensure privacy and seclusion.

Kilmacolm village is one of the prettiest and most popular villages in West Renfrewshire and has a real sense of community and heart. The village has an excellent range of local stores offering everyday provisions and there are popular village restaurants and coffee and gift shops.

The village has a thriving social community and there are clubs catering for golf, tennis, squash and bowling. Kilmacolm Golf Club is literally on the doorstep and offers a challenging 18 hole heath/parkland course designed by the acclaimed course architect James Braid. The village also has an excellent health and fitness centre at Birkmyre Park.

Surrounding countryside is some of the most attractive in West Renfrewshire and for the outdoor enthusiast this is fine walking country. The Sustrans cycle track leads to many other parts of central Scotland.

The Knapp’s is famed for its brown trout angling and the river Gryffe has runs of salmon at the back end.

Castle Semple loch offers inland sailing and the Firth of Clyde has excellent chandlery and marina services at Inverkip, Largs and Ardrossan as well as some of the UK’s most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.

Kilmacolm has an excellent local primary school and the independent St Columba’s with its enviable record of academic achievement richly deserves its sought after label. Glasgow has further independent schooling.

The Braehead retail village is around 13 miles to the east and there one can find a tremendous range of high street multiples together with M&S and Sainsbury’s anchor stores. Braehead also has an IKEA furniture store.

The city centre of Glasgow at 17 miles east has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre.

The village has a regular bus service to Glasgow and there are main line rail links at Langbank (4.5 miles) and Johnstone (7 miles). Glasgow Airport is only 10 miles and offers domestic and international flights.

The A761 leads to the A737 and subsequently to the M8 motorway corridor which provides fast motor car access to central Scotland and beyond.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow city centre proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. After 10 miles bear left at junction 29 following signs Irvine on the A737. After 2.8 miles take the Johnstone exit turning right at the traffic lights. Continue straight and at roundabout turn left on the A761. Proceed for 6 miles through Brookfield and continue through Bridge of Weir before reaching Kilmacolm. On arrival in the village turn second right onto Porterfield Road. Proceed up Porterfield Road for about 0.2 miles bearing right onto the entrance to the Kilmacolm Golf Club. Turn immediate right then bear left into the driveway of Craigrowan.