West Balgrochan Cottage

Torrance, Glasgow East Dunbartonshire, G64 4DQ
Sold £325,000

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A delightful and deceptively spacious detached farm cottage fringing the settlement of Torrance and open countryside.

Description
West Balgrochan Cottage is a deceptively spacious detached house of white painted harled exterior finish and all under a slated roof. The house is set off a quiet country road and is amid level, mature and low maintenance by design, gardens which are sheltered and form a fine sun trap at the rear. The house is well presented and provides excellent all on one level accommodation which will appeal to both young and elderly alike.

Ground Floor
Front entrance porch, with tiled floor and good space for outerwear and boots, reception hallway with access to roof space, Comfortable family or TV room with focal point log burning stove on stone hearth and pine floor, twin leaf doors lead to a generous conservatory, itself with door leading to deck and rear gardens. Stylish open plan formal dining space and via breakfasting and casual dining bar to well equipped and easily worked kitchen. Bedroom 1 is off the main reception hall and has fitted mirrored wardrobes and an en suite shower room.

Bedrooms 2 & 3 are symmetrical and have twin aspects and fitted wardrobes, a tiled bathroom with French style roll top bath separates and serves the bedrooms, bedroom 4 is the master with pine floor boards, generous in built his and her bedroom furniture and also has an en suite shower room.

Outbuildings
Garden shed, Wendy House, Summer House. Log store.

Gardens
Block paving to full height wrought iron gates leading to a secure gravel surfaced off road parking space. Second twin wrought iron gates to gravel surfaced entry pathway leading to front door and rear gardens. A Virginia creeper hedge and close board fence form the boundary. Rear gardens are enclosed, child and pet secure and are south facing. Raised deck with access from the conservatory, gravel surfaced maintenance free terrace, drying green, stone retaining wall with post and wire fencing to farmland.

Local Authorities
East Dunbartonshire Council

Tel: 0300 123450

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

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

Council Tax
West Balgrochan Cottage is in Band E and the amount of council tax payable for 2020/2021is £2,267.54.

EPC
EPC rating D.

Situation
West Balgrochan Cottage is a pretty and deceptive detached farm cottage home which is situated on the rural fringe of the village settlement of Torrance which is located at the foothills of the Campsie’s almost mid-way between Kirkintilloch, Bishopbriggs and Milngavie.

Torrance is in East Dunbartonshire and is situated east of Bearsden and Milngavie, west of Kirkintilloch and just to the north of Bishopbriggs.

The village has local shops and services that cater for everyday needs and requirements, There are a number of shops, eateries, health centre, bakery, post office, chemist and a number of pleasant country type pubs.

Torrance has an excellent primary school with an enviable reputation from where the pupils are permitted transfer to Boclair Academy. There are a number of nearby recreation parks and as with most parts of Scotland, one is never too far from a golf course the nearest being at Balmore.

The nearby towns of Kirkintilloch, Bishopbriggs, Bearsden and Milngavie all offer further enhanced retail and professional services.

Glasgow city centre is about 5 miles to the south north via the A803 trunk road and as with most major cities has an extensive range of retail, higher educational, leisure and professional services.

As well as good local trunk roads (A803), the M80 is close by and leads to the main motorway networks of central Scotland, there is a good local bus service to and from the city and the nearest mainline rail station is at Lenzie (4.5 miles).

Travel Directions
From Glasgow city centre proceed in an easterly direction on the M8 motorway. Exit left at junction 15 signposted Springburn A803. Continue on the A803 and through Bishopbriggs for 4.3 miles. At the roundabout follow signs A807 signposted Bearsden, Milngavie, Torrance. Proceed on the A807 (Torrance Road) for 0.7 miles. At the roundabout take the second exit onto the B822 signposted Torrance Lennoxtown. Continue on Torrance Main Street for 0.3 miles to reach the traffic lights. Bear left at the lights onto West Balgrochan Road, continue for a further 0.3 miles to find West Balgrochan Cottage on the left hand side.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.