Elphinstone Court, Lochwinnoch Road, Kilmacolm, Inverclyde

  • 1 bedrooms

    Offers Over £50,000

Property Type: Apartment

Property Summary

A comfortable and secure second floor level retirement flat on the doorstep of village shops and amenities.


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Property Description

Outer canopy porch to secure door porter entry system, leading to entrance vestibule and reception area, to the side of the reception area is a generous and comfortable residents sitting room, common residents laundry complete with modern white goods. From the inner hallway a service lift leads to the second floor upper hallway which is carpeted throughout.

An outer flat door leads to the entrance reception hallway, good deep walk in general purpose store/electrics and hot tank cupboard, fine bright open plan living and dining room, double doors lead to a well fitted and easily worked kitchen, modern bathroom, and comfortable bedroom 1 with fitted mirrored wardrobes.

McCarthy & Stone
All McCarthy & Stone developments are specifically designed to provide specialised housing accommodation for the elderly.

The privately owned apartments are occupied by people over 60 years, or in the case of a couple, one of the occupants needs to be over the age of 60 years and the other over the age of 55 years.

All McCarthy & Stone retirement living
developments feature:
• High standards of design, construction and finishes;
• Friendly staff; and the sense of community that residents build up among themselves;
• A residents’ lounge and other communal facilities;
• Attractive communal gardens;
• House manager;
• Secure entry systems;
• Guest accommodation.

Residents sitting room
A generous well-furnished common sitting and television lounge is on the ground floor

Residents Laundry
A well-equipped laundry with modern white goods is on the ground floor.

Residents Guest Room
A fine double bedroom with en suite bathroom is on the second floor exclusively for the use of visiting guests/relatives.£10 - £15 per evening stay.

Communal landscaped gardens set behind dwarf wall land with well stocked beds and herbaceous borders. Designated off street residents car parking.

Elphinstone Court is a retirement development by Messrs McCarthy & Stone which is situated in the heart of Kilmacolm village. The property is set in well stocked fully landscaped and managed gardens grounds and are on the doorstep of local shops and amenities in Kilmacolm village centre.

The local village shops are popular and provide a good range of local stores easily catering for everyday needs and requirements, there are popular village restaurants as well as boutique type gift and 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, squash 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.

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 and connects with many other parts of central Scotland.

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 UK’s most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.

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.

The 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.

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 and turn right at traffic lights. Continue straight at next set of traffic lights and turn left at the roundabout on the A761. Proceed for 6 miles through Brookfield and continue through Bridge of Weir before reaching Kilmacolm. On arrival in Kilmacolm, at the cross roads turn left onto Lochwinnoch Road proceeding down to the end of the shops where Elphinstone Court can be found on the right hand side.

Local Authorities
Inverclyde Council, tel: 01475 717171.

Electric heating, double glazing, Careline emergency pull cord emergency alarm system, communal laundrette, communal residents lounge, resident on site management staff.

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

Council Tax
31 Elphinstone Court is in band D and the amount of council tax payable for 2018/2019 is £1634.63

Building Management
The building is managed by FirstPort. There are annual service charges of £1674.18 per annum which can be paid in instalments.
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers will probably be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenant’s fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.