Property SummaryIn the heart of the prime conservation part of Kilmacolm, a 1950s detached house in beautiful private gardens.
Enterkin is a handsome detached house which dates from the 1950s, it is completed in white painted harled finish under a slated roof. The house stands amid mature, well stocked and private gardens .
The accommodation is generous, excellent for family living and is laid out over two light and bright and easily managed levels. The house has many fine features including working fireplaces, dressed oak timbers feature oriel fenestration and a south facing conservatory.
Enterkin is set in a prime location in the mature residential central part of the village, the house is on a broad corner site which extends to about 0.789 acres and surrounding full height stone walls ensure, children and pet safety as well as maximum privacy and seclusion.
Double leaf hardwood outer storm doors to entrance vestibule with tiled floor, leaded glass door to broad reception hallway featuring dressed oak panel to ¾ height, under stairs stores/wine cellar, cloaks/wc, shelved store, fine drawing room with living flame effect gas fire on Westmoreland slate hearth, feature corner fenestration with window box seating, sitting room with slate hearth fire, twin leaf doors to conservatory with cast iron floor grilles, formal dining room, butlers pantry with fitted glass fronted cabinetry and hatch to kitchen, breakfasting kitchen with 4 oven Aga range cooker, pulley, rear hallway and door to gardens, coal cellar & gas meter, utility room with return door to kitchen, shelved pantry. Main front cloakroom with wood panel, leaded glass door to front gardens, separate wc.
Broad oak staircase with leaded glass window at half landing, full landing with fitted cupboard off, bedroom 1, bedroom 2 with wash hand basin, shower room with leaded glass window, bedroom 3 with feature corner fenestration, fitted furniture and en suite shower room, bedroom 4 with fitted furniture, dressing room with fitted wardrobes.
Retractable timber ladder to floored attic space.
Boiler house with vented door, integral double garage with concertina door, concrete floor, light, power and water points, gardeners wc, garden/potting shed, gazebo summer house with rosemary tile roof, dog kennels and fenced enclosure, greenhouse.
Stone gate piers with double and personal gates to black top vehicle turning and hard standing apron, gate to enclosed gardens at southern side, crazy paved terrace with shrubs, rose beds and well stocked borders. Black top pathway to corner seat and mature beech tree canopy, lawn with spring bulbs, western beds are stocked with colourful Pieris, azaleas, rhododendrons and a wide assortment of alpine plants. Lower level lawn fringed with birches, flowering fruit trees, Acer canopy, fine magnolia and tall conifer, stone terraces at the front of the house with steps and via a series of red whin chip stone pathways through well stocked alpine beds.
Inverclyde Council, tel: 01475 717171.
Mains water supply, mains gas, gas central heating, mains drainage, double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Enterkin is in council tax band H and the amount of council tax payable for 2019/2020 is £4,056.45 including water charges.
EPC rating F.
Enterkin is set in mature corner gardens at the junctions of Glencairn and Porterfield Roads in the very heart of prime and mature Kilmacolm.
The house is set amid mature and private gardens which extend to about 0.8 acres. The gardens are bounded by a substantial and full height stone wall which creates great privacy and seclusion as well as children and pet safety.
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 centre and most of the local amenities remain within a comfortable short walk from Enterkin. There is a thriving social community and there are clubs catering for golf, tennis, squash and bowling. Kilmacolm Golf Club is only a few hundred yards away to the east and offers a challenging 18 hole heath/parkland course designed by the acclaimed course architect James Braid.
Kilmacolm 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 Knapps Loch is famed for its brown trout angling and is popular for dog walking, 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 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 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 Sainsburys 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.
Kilmacolm also 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.
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 turning first left onto Glencairn Road. The entrance to Enterkin is immediately on the left hand side.