A contemporary detached house fringing both village and surrounding countryside.
The Grange is only some 21 years old, it is an individually conceived detached home which forms one of the collection of only 3 detached executive type homes in this very pleasant village and countryside fringe location. The house is set in level landscaped gardens which are securely enclosed and laid mainly to grass with generous block paved terraces, driveway and courtyard. The house is completed in dressed honey coloured stone with smooth ashlar detail at base courses, quoins, window mullions and doors. The house is under a double hip slated roof with central leaded flat section. Rainwater goods, soffits and eves are low maintenance UPVC. Internally, the house has been completed to an exacting standard with extensive use of dressed oak flooring, engineered white oak timbers to skirtings, facings, dado rails and doors much of which features routed and carved detail, there is gold coloured ironmongery and deluxe range kitchen and bathroom ware all teamed with complimentary coloured ceramics. The bedrooms are fitted with fitted as well as occasional and vanity furniture. The entrance features a grand double fluted column internal arch and entrance with minstrel gallery void above. There is cut, etched and stained glass together with concealed lighting.
Outer front door with glazed side screens, entrance vestibule, glazed door with etched thistle motif and side screens to broad entrance reception hallway with fluted Doric columns and galleried void, double fronted cloaks cupboard, drawing room with coal burning effect living flame gas fire in marble fireplace, twin leaf doors to formal dining room, morning or breakfasting room, home office/study off, fitted and integrated utility room, internal door to integral garage, large well fitted and integrated kitchen with central island/breakfasting or coffee bar, Kenwood 5 ring gas hob range cooker, door to side and rear gardens, twin leaf doors returning to inner hallway, ground floor bath and shower room. Bedroom 1 (master suite) of large double bedroom, en suite bath and shower room, and separate en suite dressing room.
Period style white oak staircase to upper hallway and galleried landing, 3 x in built fitted wardrobes, bedroom 2 with bay and gable windows, 3 x double fronted fitted wardrobes, bedroom 3 with 3 x double fronted fitted wardrobes and en suite bath and shower room, main first floor family shower room, bedroom 4 with 2 x double fronted wardrobes, bedroom 5 with en suite fitted dressing room.
Integral double garage with remotely operated up and over roller door, painted concrete flooring, electrical switchgear store, twin boiler and pressurised hot tank store. Refuse and garden equipment stores.
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains gas, gas central heating (split boiler system).
Tarmacadam surfaced access driveway leading to block paved lane edged with raised alpine beds and planters. Secure twin leaf remotely operated outer gates set in facing brick wall with matched railings. Large block paved courtyard, vehicle hard standing and turning area. Level lawns fringe block paved terraces with courtesy Victoriana lamp standards. A dwarf wall supports well stocked alpine and mixed herbaceous beds at the fringes and the perimeter of the gardens is secured by iron railings. A composite resin disabled access ramp is at the rear.
The Grange is situated on the very fringe of Kilmacolm village beside the scenically beautiful Knapps loch, a haven for wildlife, fishing and walkers. The centre of the village is about 0.75 away and is a comfortable walk, The Grange is surrounded by open countryside and farmland and over which there are pleasant aspects.
As mentioned, the centre of Kilmacolm is only about 0.75 miles away and is a pleasant, mainly level walk. Kilmacolm village centre, recently redeveloped, has been hard and soft landscaped, is very pretty with seats and summer flowers making for a pleasant gathering 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, also home to the monthly farmers market.
The village has a thriving social community with clubs catering for golf, tennis and bowling. Kilmacolm Golf Club is about 0.5 miles from The Grange 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, opposite the setting of The Grange, 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 UKs most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.
Kilmacolm has an excellent local primary school and the independent St Columbas (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.
There is a fine retail villages at Port Glasgow (4.5 miles), Braehead (13 miles) and Silverburn (15 miles) at all settings, 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, take the first turning on the left onto Gryffe Road, continue along Gryffe Road for about 0.2 miles to find The Grange on the left hand side.
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.
The Grange is in council tax band H and the amount of council tax payable for 2022/2023 is £4408.34 including water and sewerage.
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 may 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.
Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenants fixtures and fittings, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser by separate negotiation.