Johnshill, Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire

  • 1 receptions
  • 1 bathrooms
  • 3 bedrooms

    Offers Over £299,000

Property Type: Detached Bungalow

Property Summary

Lochlea is a pretty detached house of cream painted harled finish under a slated roof. The house has been extremely well cared for and is presented in excellent condition both inside and out.


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Property Description

Lochlea is a pretty detached house of cream painted harled finish under a slated roof. The house has been extremely well cared for over the years and is presented in excellent condition both inside and out.

In recent times a number of upgrades and improvements have been carried out together with the careful preservation of a number of period features which include restored and polished pine finishes.

Twin leaf outer storm doors to tiled floor entrance vestibule, opaque glazed door to entrance reception hallway, comfortable sitting room with bay window formation, working open fire set in pine surround and with Westmoreland slate hearth and slips, half Edinburgh press, arch to formal dining room with press to side, pine floor and door return to hallway, well equipped and easily worked kitchen, good space for informal dining/breakfasting table and chairs, under stairs stores, door to rear porch/utilities room, nicely refitted bath and shower room, ground floor bedroom 1 with bay window formation and half Edinburgh press.

Staircase to first floor landing with access to long term general purpose stores, bedroom 2 (master) with velux window rear and dormer window front, fitted wardrobes, eves space access, en suite and refitted shower room, bedroom 3 with dormer window to front, in built wardrobe, eves and roof space access.

Garage open to workshop at rear with up and over door, personal door, concrete floor, box profile steel roof, light and power. Timber garden shed with box profile steel roof, light and power.

Black gravel driveway with good vehicle hard standing leading to garage and flanked by dry stone wall on the western side. Stone retaining wall supporting level and mature front lawn with well stocked alpine and heath bed, pea gravel pathway to front door. Rear flag stone terrace, dwarf retaining wall with custom BBQ, berberis box hedge around raised rear lawn, raised gravel terrace and herb garden.

Local Authorities
Renfrewshire Council
Tel: 0141 842 5000.

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

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

Council Tax
Lochlea is in Band F and the amount of council tax payable for 2017/2018 is £2514.54 including water and sewerage.

Lochlea is located on a slightly elevated site in an area known locally as the Johnshill on the eastern edge of the popular and pretty west Renfrewshire village of Lochwinnoch.

The house is set amid mature, well stocked and easily tended gardens and from its prominent setting there are fine views east towards Castle Semple Loch and the hills above Howwood beyond.

Lochwinnoch is a charming and popular Renfrewshire village which has a good range of local shops, cafes and welcoming village and country pubs together with a good range of amenities that comfortably cater for every day needs and requirements. There is a good local primary school with secondary schooling in both the state and private sectors in the district. The independent St Columba’s school in Kilmacolm (9 miles) has both junior and senior schools.

For a fuller weekly shop there is a Tesco store in Kilbirnie (3.7 miles), a Co-op at Beith (3.7 miles), a Morrison’s at Johnstone (6.7 miles) and a Tesco store at Linwood (8.4 miles).

A complete range of professional services, higher education, cultural and retail are all available in Glasgow city some 18 miles to the northeast.

The A737 is the main trunk route to and from Glasgow Airport and the city as well as south to Prestwick Airport and the Ayrshire coastline.

Lochwinnoch has a mainline rail station and has a shuttle bus service to and from the village centre to the station.

Leisure services and facilities are wide and varied. There is a David Lloyd Health and Racquets Centre at Renfrew.

Inland sailing is available on Castle Semple Loch and the Firth of Clyde offers marine and chandlery services together with scenic coastal sailing.

Castle Semple also lies within the Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park, a ranger protected wildlife and outdoor facility with interesting walks, bird sanctuary and a link with the Sustrans cycle path and walkway which connects to and provides safe cycle routes to many other parts of central Scotland.

As with many parts of Scotland one is never too far from a golf course and Lochwinnoch is no exception with its welcoming and challenging 18-hole parkland course.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow city centre proceed west on the M8 motorway. After 9 miles take junction 29 (A737) following signs Irvine. Continue on the A737 for 8 miles before turning right at the round-a-bout onto the A760 following signs Largs. At the traffic lights turn right on to Lochwinnoch Main St. Proceed along the main st and up Johnshill, Lochlea is the second property on the left hand side after the junction on the left for Crawfurds View.