Thornton Road, Thorntonhall, Glasgow, South Lanarkshire

  • 4 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 4 bedrooms

    Offers Over £450,000

Property Type: Detached House

Property Summary

A fine detached house surrounded by countryside and farmland on the fringe of Thorntonhall.

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Property Description

Description
Thornton Farm Cottage is a well presented family home which enjoys what can be easily described as the 'best of both worlds' that is to say, semi-rural living, yet close to communities and with easy access to amenities and travel links.

The house is of harled dash finish under a tiled roof and with really freshly presented family and guest entertaining accommodation laid out over two, easily managed light and bright levels.

A main outer front door leads to the entrance reception hallway, a comfortable TV room, useful and flexible home office/study, well equipped and easily worked kitchen with door to side gardens, double leaf doors to fine conservatory, utility room, refitted bath and shower room, impressive sitting room with French doors to gardens, living flame effect gas fire, and impressive pillars and steps to raised formal dining room with hardwood floor.

Stair case to upper hallway and landing, access to long term stores in eves space, bedroom 1 (guest bedroom), access to long term stores in eves space, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bedroom 4 (master) with dormer window formation to rear, fitted wardrobe and en suite shower room.

Outbuildings
Large garden shed, second garden shed.

Gardens
Twin gate piers and white county style timber gates to gravel surfaced driveway and sweep in front of the house. Level lawn with well-defined edges set behind well-tended hedge row. Block paved area at the side of the house and further level lawn. 2 garden sheds and concealed LPG tank. South facing rear gardens to level lawn, patio and timber deck, well screened at rear by mature hedgerow. The lawn continues to the side and returns to meet with front gardens.

Services
Mains water supply, drainage by private septic tank, mains electricity, LPG central heating, double glazing.

Note: Services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Council Tax
Thornton Farm Cottage is in council tax band G and the amount payable for 2016/2017 is £2,162 including water.

Situation
Thornton Farm Cottage is situated amid farmland and countryside on the fringe of the village of Thorntonhall. With its extensive range of quality homes, Thorntonhall deserves its reputation as being one of the most sought after middle and prime market residential districts in the south side of Glasgow.

Thornton Farm Cottage is located on Thornton Road which is a single track road that connects Thorntonhall with nearby links to road networks. The cottage is surrounded by countryside and farmland over which there are pleasant aspects.

Thorntonhall village is an exclusive residential address in the south side of Glasgow and is about two miles from the centre of East Kilbride which has a shopping mall with supermarkets and a range of High Street multiples.

Glasgow city centre is about 12 miles to the north and as with most major cities has extensive professional, cultural and leisure services.

The nearby A726 and A77 connect with the M77 at Newton Mearns, which in turn leads to the M8 motorway network and beyond to west and central Scotland.

Thorntonhall has a main line rail station with a regular service to and from the city of Glasgow and East Kilbride.

There are reputable state primary schools and secondary schools in Clarkston, Busby, Carmunnock and East Kilbride, and Glasgow has numerous reputable independent schools.

Leisure services within the district (Clarkston, Newton Mearns and East Kilbride) are wide and varied and include swimming pools, rugby clubs, tennis and squash clubs, and as with most parts of Scotland, the district has a fine range of challenging and good quality golf courses. Thorntonhall has its own private tennis club.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow city centre proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. After 1.5 miles take junction 22 signposted M77. Continue on the M77 for about 8 miles and leave the M77 at junction 5, then at roundabout take the exit on to the A726. At Belle Craig roundabout take the 2nd exit on to the A726 signposted East Kilbride/Hamilton. At roundabout take the 1st exit then merge onto the A727 signposted Busby. Continue forward on to the B766 and continue forward on to the A727. At roundabout take the 1st exit on to Peel Road signposted Thorntonhall. Proceed along Peel Road until reaching and turning left onto Braehead Road. Proceed along Braehead Road, after 0.3 miles bear right onto Thornton Road, continue out of the village for a further 0.5 miles to find Thornton Farm Cottage on the right hand side.