Victorian villa with separate cottage and wonderful views over the Firth of Clyde and beyond.
Oakdene is secluded, a driveway leads down to a charming Victorian villa built around 1880 in sandstone under a slate roof. The house has been expertly upgraded to the highest standard, while retaining the character expected of a house from this period with original features including herringbone parquet floors.
Double storm doors lead to the entrance vestibule with mosaic tiled floor, from here a door leads to the main reception hallway with a staircase leading to the first floor, under stair storage cupboards and access to the ground floor rooms.
To the left is the most impressive drawing/dining room with box bay window and magnificent aspects over the Firth of Clyde and beyond to the Isle of Bute and Arran. There is an ornate fireplace and cornicing, and the sitting area is open plan to the dining room which has a window to the rear and door to the rear hallway. A further reception room sits to the front and also has wonderful views with an inset fire and cornice. A rear hallway with store cupboard gives access to the bathroom and kitchen. The bathroom has a three piece suite with Philippe Starck bath and hand shower, tiled surround, with a window to the side. The kitchen features splendid contemporary white fitted base units, a central island and additional double height unit. Appliances include a Falcon professional range cooker with coordinating splashback and extractor hood, integrated microwave and dishwasher. A door leads to the utility room which offers excellent storage, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and a door to the rear gardens.
The upper floor is accessed from the staircase in the main hallway with balustrade and handrail leading to a half landing with feature stained glass window. Here the main double shower room and separate WC are located.
On the first floor landing there are five bedrooms, one of which is presently used as a home office/study; all have stunningl views.
Separate to the main house is a detached cottage of considerable character. It comprises kitchen with wood burning stove, sitting room with French doors, double bedroom and en suite shower room.
Extend to approximately half an acre providing excellent privacy. From the rear of the house is a sweeping drive which winds down the side and around the house with parking areas. To the front is the main portion of grounds with stepped lawns and an abundance of mature shrubs and trees including specimen rhododendrons and azaleas. To the side is the cottage and a courtyard with backdoor leading to the utility room. The secure rear garden contains further shrubs, mature trees, drying green and a greenhouse.
Two detached timber garages, wine storage and bike store.
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