CLOSING DATE THURSDAY 4TH NOVEMBER AT 12 NOON. A contemporary detached house in distinctive New England style with west facing, panoramic, often dramatic views and sunsets across the lower reaches of the Firth of Clyde to Toward, Bute and south to Arran.
12A Terrace, it is a fully refurbished and now contemporary detached house with well-appointed accommodation laid out over two floors. The house has a stylish and appealing New England appearance made so by the composite resin timber effect cladding, The house is equipped with a Scandinavian galvanised steel rainwater goods system and the whole is under a slated roof. Internally the lines are crisp and fresh and enhanced by rich engineered oak flooring and deluxe range kitchen and bathroom ware teamed with complimentary coloured ceramics. The house enjoys an enviable situation with ever changing and sometimes dramatic views and sunsets out across the Firth of Clyde towards the Toward lighthouse on the Cowal peninsula and the island of Bute adjacent.
Outer door to good sized and tiled floor entrance reception hallway, twin leaf glass doors to stylish open plan sitting room with warming log burner on a contemporary glass hearth, open plan dining room, home office/study, semi open plan to well-equipped and integrated kitchen, shelved larder/pantry, inner hallway leading to bedroom 1 with velux window and seaward facing picture window, exposed white beams, wet wall finished shower room with tiled floor.
Staircase to first floor upper hallway with velux window to rear, bedroom 2 with velux and picture dormer window formation, twin leaf door fronted wardrobes, bedroom 3 with velux and picture dormer window formations, well finished shower room, with modern glass screen and rear velux.
Retractable ladder leading to floored and insulated roof space providing good long-term stores.
Recently constructed garage with twin leaf doors, personal door and coloured smooth acrylic resin exterior finish. Summer house under box profile steel roof.
Top level off street carparking space, black asphalt driveway leading down to vehicle hardstanding and turning apron in front of both house and garage. Level front lawn with path and steps to summer house. Steeper lower-level gardens left to wilding. The gardens have been secured by close board fencing on 3 sides.
North Ayrshire Council.
Tel: 01294 310000.
Mains water supply, drainage is by private septic tank, mains gas, gas central heating, supported by warming log burner, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
12A Eglinton Terrace is in council tax band E and the amount payable for 2021/2022 is £2,023.85.
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.
Vacant possession will be given on completion.
EPC rating D.
12A Eglinton Terrace is situated at the southern fringe of the lovely west of Scotland coastal village of Skelmorlie which is located to the south of Wemyss Bay and to the north of the larger coastal town of Largs.
The house is set on well-established gardens and from its elevated west facing position there are outstanding aspects out across the lower reaches of the Firth of Clyde towards Toward and Rothesay Bay on the island of Bute.
Skelmorlie is a pleasant coastal ribbon village situated along A78 which is the main coastal road which connects Skelmorlie and Largs. Skelmorlie village has local shops and amenities that cater for everyday needs and requirements. The neighbouring village of Wemyss Bay has a delicatessen, butcher/game dealer and off licence.
Largs is about 4.5 miles to the south and is another popular west coast town where there are further shopping and professional services, including a Morrisons store. The surrounding towns and villages all have a good number of friendly local pubs and restaurants. A Sainsburys Express is at Inverkip which is about 4 miles to the north.
The Braehead and Silverburn retail villages nearer to Glasgow are around 29 miles, where one can find a tremendous range of high street multiples together with M&S and Sainsbury anchor stores.
Glasgow city at 35 miles has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services normally associated with a major international centre.
Primary schooling is available in Skelmorlie with secondary at Largs Academy, and independent/private schooling in Greenock. A number of the children in the district travel the 15 miles to the independent school St Columbas in Kilmacolm to which there is a school bus service that takes about 30 minutes. Further independent schooling is available in Glasgow.
Main line rail services run from both Wemyss Bay and Largs with services to Glasgow city, whilst Glasgow and Prestwick airports are 25 miles and 31 miles distant respectively.
The area is well served with leisure amenities. Skelmorlie has a tennis club, a bowling club, as well as a challenging golf course and a well used community centre and library.
The Firth of Clyde offers enjoyable and productive sea angling, and it is possible by permit to fish for trout and salmon in some of the local rivers and hill lochs.
The Firth of Clyde offers some of the most scenic coastal sailing in the United Kingdom. 12A Eglinton Terrace is situated in between two major marinas, Largs and Inverkip at which there are full marina and chandlery services.
From Glasgow city centre leave in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. Continue for 23 miles to arrive at Greenock. In Greenock follow signs Largs on the A78. On leaving Greenock, continue on the A78 for 7.5 miles taking the last turning on the left onto Eglinton Terrace signposted Upper Skelmorlie Continue on Eglinton Terrace for 0.4 miles to find the entrance to number 12A on the left-hand side.