Tower Drive, Gourock, Inverclyde

  • 2 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 4 bedrooms

    Offers Over £359,950

Property Type: Detached House

Property Summary

3 Tower Drive is a very handsome detached property and from its prominent elevated position enjoys spectacular and often dramatic waterscape views out across the Firth of Clyde.

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Property Description

Situation
3 Tower Drive is a handsome detached house located in an elevated position with views across the Firth of Clyde to the hills of Argyll in the distance. The house is surrounded by mature mixed specimen trees which in turn serves to provide a high degree of privacy.

The property is located in the small Inverclyde coastal town of Gourock which caters for most everyday needs with good local shops, restaurants, schools and services while Greenock, 5 miles to the east, provides a further comprehensive range of facilities including retail, leisure and private education facilities. There is also excellent private education at St Columba’s School in Kilmacolm 12.1 miles away.

Glasgow City Centre is 28.1 miles away and offers a full range of higher and further education services as well as all the cultural and professional services normally connected with a major city.

From Greenock the M8 provides fast travel times to Glasgow Airport (26.8 miles), Glasgow City Centre and central Scotland. Gourock also has a railway station which is ideal for commuting to Glasgow. A regular ferry runs from Gourock to Dunoon providing good access to Argyll.

The immediate area offers much in the way of leisure activities and outdoor pursuits such as boating and sailing with Gourock having its own yachting club. Kip Marina is 5.4 miles away and acts as a hub for the internationally renowned sailing opportunities in the Clyde and the West Coast of Scotland. Recreational amenities include a heated outdoor swimming pool and gym and several golf courses within the local area.

Description
3 Tower Drive is a very substantial detached property of stone construction under a dark grey slate roof. The light and bright accommodation is laid out over two easily managed levels. The original cornicing and high ceilings have been carefully maintained to retain the traditional Victorian feel and is completed to a contemporary standard throughout, which makes for an inviting proposition.

The house enjoys an elevated position amid mature and well-established gardens, from where there are spectacular and often dramatic waterscape views out across the Firth of Clyde toward the adjacent landscape.

Via an outer twin leaf storm door to entrance porchway, cupboard housing electrical switch gear, Inner front door to entrance hallway, oak flooring. Formal dining room with windows to front gardens and water views. Formal sitting room, coal imitation fireplace, generous bay windows due west. Cloaks cupboard, recently fitted kitchen, Bosch cooker and extractor fan, Belfast sink, informal breakfasting and dining bar. Under stair storage cupboard, utility room with Belfast sink, door to rear gardens, from rear hall to family shower room with cupboard housing the boiler.

Via a fitted staircase to half landing, generous window overlooking rear gardens, home office/studio with 2 x velux windows, twin leaf doors to rear gardens. Staircase to first floor landing, bedroom 1 (master) with window to rear gardens, family bathroom with bath and overhead shower, storage cupboard housing the hot water tank. Bedroom 2 currently set up as an additional sitting room, generous bay windows with window seat offering spectacular, uninterrupted water views. Bedroom 3 currently set up as a walk-in wardrobe, window to front, bedroom 4 also with windows to front.

Outbuildings
Attached coal and log store with corrugated sheet roof. Detached single garage, which is located adjacent to 3 Tower Drive, remotely operated up and over door, light, power and water.

Gardens
Access via wrought iron gate to pretty pathway which leads to front door and is flanked by mature hedging. The front garden is mainly to paving stone with assorted shrubbery and border bushes at the fringes and is low maintenance by design. The sea views from the front gardens are spectacular and can be enjoyed from the alfresco dining area at the front of the property, there is also a BBQ area within the front gardens. A concrete pathway wraps around the side of the property to the rear gardens, via a stone staircase which provides access to the first tier for the gardens, a further stone staircase provides access to extreme rear gardens which are level and offer spectacular water views. The rear gardens are steep and mainly to specimen trees and rockery and are bound mainly by a substantial stone wall providing privacy and seclusion.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow travel west on the M8 which becomes the A8 continue along the A8 until reaching the Greenock roundabout, take the second exit onto A770, continue along the A770, turn left onto St Johns Road, road name changes to Barrhill, keep left onto Victoria Road, bear left onto Tower Drive and number 3 Tower Drive is located up on the left-hand side.
Local Authorities
Inverclyde Council, tel: 01475 717171.

Services
The house is serviced by a mains water supply, mains drainage, gas fired central heating, electric under floor heating in the ground floor shower room, the property is fully alarmed with motion sensors, double glazing.   

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

Council Tax
3 Tower Drive is in council tax band G and the amount of council tax payable for 2018/2019 is £3272.62 including water and sewerage.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential, telephone 0141 225 3880.

Possession
Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers
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 will probably 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 that may be fixed.

Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenant’s fixtures. Certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.
Particulars and photographs prepared October 2019.