Savills | Great Western Terrace, Glasgow, G12 0UP | Property for sale
3,483 sq ft(323.58 sq m)
Offers over £595,000(€688,816)

Great Western TerraceGlasgow, G12 0UP


    Key features

    • Wonderful duplex apartment in Historic West End conversion
    • Forms part of the Category A listed townhouse built by Alexander "Greek" Thompson
    • Meticulously upgraded to an exacting standard with luxurious fixtures, fittings and finishes
    • Grand living spaces and luxurious bathroom suites
    • "Kitchens International" kitchen with integrated appliances
    • Generously sized bedrooms
    • Beautiful landscaped gardens to the rear with each flat having a designated private area with wall
    • Private residents parking to the front

    Stunning 2 bedroom duplex with South facing communal gardens and parking in historic West End conversion.

    About this property

    • 8 Great Western Terrace forms part of an iconic terrace of Grade A listed sandstone townhouses built in by highly regarded architect Alexander “Greek” Thompson. The property was converted in 2013 and Flat 1 is an exceptional duplex apartment set over the ground and lower ground floors. The apartment has since been meticulously upgraded to an exacting standard, with luxurious fixtures, fittings and finishes complementing the fine period features on offer. Our clients have upgraded the property over the last four years including replacing the refurbished Victorian radiators and upgrading the luxury bathroom suites which are by Bagno Design. A welcoming communal hallway and stunning staircase leads to the first floor, with the accommodation set over the first and second floor of the townhouse. The property boasts grand living spaces and luxurious bedroom suites which extend to over 2,300 sq ft. The principal living spaces are located off the hallway, which has a cloakroom and WC. The drawing room is set to the front of the property with two beautiful, restored sash and case windows flooding the room with light and a feature fireplace with multi fuel stove.

      The “Kitchen's International” kitchen is to the rear of the property with a three paned bay window overlooking the beautiful gardens to the rear. Fitted with integrated combination microwave and steam over, traditional oven and coffee machine. The work stops are beautiful curved granite with ample storage beneath. There is integral sound system running throughout the house and under floor heating as well.

      The property boasts many traditional features and there is a lovely dark wood flooring, decorative corning and high ceilings bringing an abundance of natural light throughout the home.
      Each bedroom is generous in size benefits form fitted wardrobes and has a stunning newly fitted en suite.

      There are beautifully landscaped gardens to the rear. Each flat has a designated private area within the enclosed wall.

      There is private residents parking to the front.


      Services & Features

      Mains gas, electricity and drainage

      Wireless thermostatic controlled heating system

      Audio visual door entry system

      Double glazed sash and case windows throughout

      Alarm with integrated fire detection/sprinkler system

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    Arguably the best conversion in the West End and with such a great history behind it.

    Cameron EwerProperty agent

    Local information

    • Great Western Terrace has long been established as one of the West End's most cherished addresses. The property forms a terrace of sandstone townhouses set back from Great Western Road, one of the main arterial routes to the city centre. The West End is a vibrant hub of activity which attracts young professionals and families alike. Nearby Clarence Drive and Hyndland Road offer a first class selection of specialist shopping, cafés, wine bars and restaurants, while Byres Road and the Botanic Gardens are also within walking distance. There is an excellent range of local and private schooling in the vicinity, along with numerous recreational facilities including the Western Tennis Club and Hyndland Bowling Club nearby. There are good public transport links to the city centre via Hyndland train station and Hillhead Subway, while the motorway network is also within easy reach.

    Additional information

    • History Burrell House forms of the terrace which was designed by Alexander 'Greek' Thomson in circa 1869. The house was bought by shipping magnate, Sir William Burrell in 1902 and the original Thomson Greek and Egyptian inspired interior was replaced by Burrell's friend, Sir Robert Lorimer. The staircase with it's decorative newel posts of carved animals is one of the most recognisable features which has survived. Sir William built up a collection of some 9,000 pieces of art before it was finally gifted to the City of Glasgow in 1944 by Sir William and his wife, Lady Burrell.
    • EPC Rating = C