A conveniently located, attractive upper conversion formed by the entire first floor and attic portion of a handsome stone period villa.
Upper Mossgiel is located within the heart of Kilmacolm village, recently named by the Sunday Times as the 6th best place to live in Scotland. (https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/kilmacolm-renfrewshire-best-places-to-live-vc7d80zln
Well situated on the south side of Bridge of Weir Road, Upper Mossgiel is a stones throw from the heart of the village and surrounded by properties of similar vintage and period architectural style. It is an extremely attractive, well-proportioned conversion with light, airy rooms, all with lovely aspects.
The centre of the village is about 100 metres away and is a pleasant generally level walk. Kilmacolm village centre, recently redeveloped, hard and soft landscaped, is very pretty and has local stores including a larger type Co-op all offering everyday provisions, as well as popular village restaurants, boutique type home stores and coffee shops. The community centre and library are now at the very pleasant pedestrianised heart of the village and now also home to the occasional farmers Saturday market.
The village has a thriving social community and there are clubs catering for golf, tennis and bowling. Kilmacolm Golf Club is about 1 mile away to the northern side of the village. The course is a challenging 18-hole heath/parkland course designed by the acclaimed course architect James Braid. The village also now has an excellent health and fitness centre at Birkmyre Park.
The Knapps is famed for its brown trout angling and the River Gryffe has runs of salmon at the back end, both require fishing permits. There are some small shoots run locally as well as rough shooting, both of which can be arranged with local land/estate owners.
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 UKs most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.
Kilmacolm has an excellent local primary school and the independent St Columbas, with its enviable record of academic achievement, richly deserves its sought after label. Glasgow has further independent schooling.
The Braehead and Silverburn retail villages are around 15 miles to the south and there one can find a tremendous range of high street multiples together with M&S and Sainsbury anchor stores. Braehead also has an IKEA furniture store.
Glasgow city at 17 miles 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.
Upper Mossgiel has been created by the successful conversion of a handsome period home. The house is of substantial dressed honey sandstone construction and under a slated roof with dormer windows to front and rear.
The property is formed by the entire first floor and attic portion of the house, internally, period features have been retained including detailed cornices and picture rails.
Outer door to lower rear porch/vestibule, bevel glass floor to lower hallway.
Staircase to half landing with stained and leaded glass window to the rear, full landing leading to all upper floor accommodation, shallow press with electrical switchgear, spacious and comfortable sitting room with timber fireplace and Edinburgh display press. Good sized kitchen with good space for breakfasting and dining table and chairs, matching base and wall fitted kitchen units, 2 good sized bedrooms, one to the front and the second to the rear, fully tiled bath and shower room.
A retractable ladder from the kitchen provides access to a fully floored and lined attic space with velux windows to the rear.
Shared use (with lower villa) of sub floor cellarage and outhouses.
Exclusive use of level gardens at the extreme rear of the property, the gardens are mainly to grass, bounded with stone outer walls, with drying green and gravel surfaced driveway.