Twelve Oaks, Gryffe Road, Kilmacolm, Inverclyde

  • 3 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 4 bedrooms

    Offers Over £420,000

Property Type: Detached Bungalow

Property Summary

CLOSING DATE MONDAY 19TH DECEMBER AT 12 NOON. A very rare detached bungalow located in private gardens on mature Gryffe Road.

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Description
Twelve Oaks is a rare and distinctive detached bungalow in private gardens on mature Gryffe Road. The house is a pretty detached bungalow of painted harled finish with natural stone relief and all under a tiled roof with low maintenance UPVC soffits and facia boards.

Twelve Oaks occupies a good sized feu fronting Gryffe Road and backing the former railway line, now the Sustrans walk and cycle track. Over the years the gardens have been planted up with wide ranging, shrubs, bushes, tress and colourful plants, all of which combine to provide year round interest and colour as well as shelter and protection making the house quite private.

Double outer storm doors to entrance vestibule with tiled floor, reception hall, to cloaks/wc with double fronted cloaks cupboard, generous shelved walk in general purpose store, comfortable sitting room with cedar clad vaulted ceiling, sliding patio doors to gardens, and living flame coal burning effect gas fire, formal dining room with connecting door to good sized kitchen with split level gas equipment, good sized utility room, door to rear hallway and boiler room with subsequent door to rear gardens, home office or study with retractable ladder to partially floored loft space, bedroom 1 (master) with en suite shower room in 'wet' style and en suite dressing room, bedroom 2 with fitted furniture, bedroom 3, single bedroom 4, main family bathroom.

Outbuildings
Detached double garage with separate up and over doors (one operated remotely), the garage has light, power, water, personal door and concrete floor, sub floor potting shed and general purpose garden equipment store, greenhouse, timber garden shed.

Gardens
Steel outer gates to block paved driveway and vehicle hard standing and leading to garaging. The drive is flanked by evergreens set behind stone wall and in front of the house are well stocked flower beds. At the northern side is a drying green flanked by close board fence with gate leading to rear lawns with heavily stocked beds and borders. Trees and bushes at the south western sides of the gardens provide excellent cover and shelter.

Situation
Twelve Oaks is situated on Gryffe Road in the heart of the established part of Kilmacolm in West Renfrewshire.

The house is set in mature woodland screened gardens which provide screening privacy and pleasant amenity.

Gryffe Road is one of the preferred and more established residential addresses in Kilmacolm Village. The centre of the village is a short (0.5 miles) mainly level walk and for many, Kilmacolm village is one of the prettiest villages in West Renfrewshire with a real sense of community and heart. The village has an excellent range of local stores offering everyday provisions and there are popular village restaurants, coffee and gift shops.

The village has a thriving social community and there are clubs catering for golf, tennis, squash and bowling. Kilmacolm Golf Club is about 1500 yards away at the top of the village and offers a challenging 18 hole heath/parkland course designed by the acclaimed course architect James Braid. The village also now 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.

The Knapp's is famed for its brown trout angling and the River Gryffe has runs of salmon at the back end.

Castle Semple loch offers inland sailing and the Firth of Clyde has excellent chandlery and marina services at Inverkip, Largs & Ardrossan as well as some of the UK's most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.

Kilmacolm has an excellent local primary school as well as the independent St Columba's, with its enviable record of academic achievement, richly deserving of its sought after label. Glasgow has further independent schooling.

The Braehead retail village is around 13 miles to the east and there one can find a tremendous range of high street multiples together with M&S and Sainsbury's anchor stores. Braehead also has an IKEA furniture store.

The city centre of Glasgow at 17 miles east has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services normally 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 and offers domestic and international flights.

The A761 leads to the A737 and subsequently to the M8 motorway corridor which provides fast motor car access to central Scotland and beyond.

Travel Directions
From Glasgow city centre proceed in a westerly direction on the M8 motorway. After 10 miles bear left at junction 29 following signs to Irvine on the A737. After 2.8 miles take the Johnstone exit turning right at the traffic lights. Continue 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 the village turn first left on to Gryffe Road. Proceed along Gryffe Road for about 0.5 miles to find Twelve Oaks on the left hand side.