A deceptive detached home in a convenient village centre location amid sheltered gardens on the western side of Bridge of Weir Road.
Rivendell is a stylish detached, and deceptively spacious home which enjoys an enviable centre of village location in the heart of mature Kilmacolm.
Rivendell was built some 40 years ago, and it is a home that has been well conceived with an emphasis of spacious comfortable living. The house is of quartz stone render finish with distinctive dressed honey stone relief, and all is under a tiled roof. The house is set on well established gardens which are due south west to the rear and are protected, sheltered and privatised by mature clipped evergreen hedging.
Multi glazed outer door with matching side screen to tiled floor entrance vestibule, similar multi panel glazed door and side screen to reception hallway with hardwood floor, cloak room and separate wc, archway to open plan formal dining room with bow window formation, hardwood floor, decorative inset fireplace, study/home office, well equipped kitchen with tiled floor and space for breakfasting/informal dining table and chairs, utility room with hot tank store cupboard and door leading to steps and rear gardens.
Stairs down to lower hallway with hardwood floor, access to extensive sub floor cellarage, general purpose stores and workshop, (7 compartments), door to rear gardens. TV and family room, drawing room with corner window formation, partial exposed beams, Edinburgh press, working open fire with tiled slips and hearth set in timber fireplace, garden/sunroom with honey stone walls, tiled floor and direct access to terrace and gardens.
Stairs up to half landing with stained glass window leading to bedroom 1 with dormer window formation, roof void access hatch and eaves space stores, bedroom 2 with working open fireplace on tiled hearth and slips set in white fire surround, broad full landing with slatted shelved airing cupboard, bedroom 3 (master) with hardwood floor, fitted bedroom furniture and en suite bathroom with sunken bath, bedroom 4 with en suite shower room, family shower room. Half door with convenient access to long term stores and roof void.
Integral double car garage with remotely operated up and over door, red painted concrete floor, personal door at rear, sink, light and power, electrical switchgear. Coal cellar and garden equipment store.
Twin leaf, black painted wrought iron gates set in full height stone wall to a black asphalt driveway, monobloc paved vehicle hardstanding apron, stocked beds with spring bulbs, camelia, tall conifer and Pieris, steps to lower level gravel gardens. Broad pier bridge to front door. Pathways provide access from both sides to rear gardens which are due south, are sheltered and well privatised by tall, clipped evergreen hedging, stone walls form northern and southern boundaries. Flagstone patios, fringed with stocked beds, with azaleas, alpines and feature Acer canopy, mature level lawn.
Inverclyde Council, tel: 01475 717171.
Mains water supply, mains gas, mains gas central heating, mains drainage, partial double glazing.
Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.
Rivendell is in council tax band H and the amount of council tax payable for 2021/2022 is £4,181.37 including water and sewerage.
EPC rating D.
Rivendell occupies an enviable situation within the mature residential heart of Kilmacolm village. It is situated on the south western side of Bridge of Weir Road with sheltered south western facing rear gardens. From the front, the house is set behind a distinctive fortified stone wall with twin leaf steel gates with decorative side screens.
The centre of Kilmacolm is only about 400 metres away and is a pleasant. mainly level walk through the mature and well established residential part of the village.
In recent years, Kilmacolm village centre, has been redeveloped; it has been hard and soft landscaped, is very pretty with seats, steps and summer flowers making for a pleasant meeting and sitting point. There are local stores offering everyday provisions, popular village restaurants, gift/home stores and coffee shops. The community centre and library are now at the pleasant pedestrianised heart of the village. The local farmers market visits the centre from time to time.
The village has a thriving social community with clubs catering for golf, tennis and bowling. Kilmacolm Golf Club is nearby and offers a challenging 18-hole heath/parkland course designed by the acclaimed course architect James Braid. The village 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.
Knapps Loch, at the south side of the village, is famed for its brown trout angling. The River Gryffe has runs of salmon at the back end, both require fishing permits. There are some small low ground 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.
Kilmacolm has an excellent local primary school and the independent St Columba's (within easy walking distance), with its enviable record of academic achievement, richly deserves its sought after label. In addition, Glasgow has several excellent independent schools.
The Braehead and Silverburn retail villages are around 13 miles and 15 miles respectively to the east and south east 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 at 17 miles has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services 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 to the east and offers domestic and international flights.
The A761 leads to the A737 and subsequently to the M8 motorway corridor which provides fast 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 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, proceed into the village on Bridge of Weir Road for about 0.5 miles to find the entrance to Rivendell on the left hand side.