Riverstone, 67 John Street, Helensburgh, G84 9JZ | Property for sale | Savills
5,188 sq ft(481.98 sq m)
Offers over £750,000(€880,569)

Riverstone67 John Street, Helensburgh, G84 9JZ

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Stunning detached villa.
  • Located in the prestigious John Street in Helensburgh.
  • Two bedroom separate annexe apartment with its own access.
  • Eight bedrooms, three bathrooms.
  • Annexe currently used as a successful Airbnb by current owners.
  • Double garage and enclosed gardens.

Fine detached villa with stunning modern interior.

About this property

  • Riverstone is a most impressive double fronted villa built of stone under a pitched slate roof. It dates from around 1920s and has the added benefit of a self-contained annexe. This stunning detached villa is located in the prestigious John Street in Helensburgh.

    The entrance to Riverstone is through pillared gates set into a stone wall which open onto the gravel driveway. Steps ascend to the front door, beyond which is the entrance vestibule with tiled floor and a glazed door leading to the reception hallway. This has a polished wooden floor, a staircase accessing the upper levels and all the main ground floor rooms off.

    The elegant drawing room to the left has a lovely tall bay window, a fireplace with wood burning stove and an original press cupboard. This impressive reception room is currently used as a home office. There is a fabulous contemporary kitchen/family room which is a particular highlight of the house with sleek modern cabinetry, central breakfast island and four oven red AGA. To the front is the family room with bay window, fireplace with log burner and a door leading to the garage at the side. There is also a versatile cinema/sitting room with another fireplace.

    A sunroom/gym to the rear has doors leading to the garden and a decked area. The utility room and WC complete the lower level. A splendid broad staircase leads to the upper floor and has a glazed window at the half landing.

    Off the main upper landing there are four double bedrooms, the principal bedroom with an en suite shower room, and a contemporary family bathroom.

    A further staircase leads to the top floor where there are a further four bedrooms and a shower room.

    There is an attached two bedroom separate annexe apartment with its own access from Queen Street. This is used by the present owners as a successful Airbnb.

    There is parking to the front for several cars plus the attached double garage with electric roller door to the side. The rear enclosed gardens have grass areas, decking, shrubs and flowerbeds, with an outbuilding to the rear.

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Riverstone is such a stylish house which beautifully brings together period features and proportions with a contemporary feel and sense of space. Ideal for a family wanting a move-straight-in home at one of Helensburgh's most coveted addresses, with the self-contained apartment adding a fantastic extra dimension

Caroleanne GallagherProperty agent

Local information

  • Riverstone is positioned in the cherished Upper West End district of Helensburgh, an area largely comprising substantial Victorian villas. It is extremely handy for Lomond School and only a short walk from the amenities of the town.
  • Helensburgh Central Station is on the main Glasgow Queen Street line, with Helensburgh Upper Station on the West Highland line. There is a selection of local primary schools, with the reputable Hermitage Academy being the local secondary school. Private education is available at Lomond School for both day pupils and boarders. Helensburgh offers a wide range of local amenities including good local shopping and numerous civic and leisure facilities.
  • The property is well situated for golfers, with easy access to Helensburgh Golf Club, Cardross Golf Club, The Carrick and the world famous Loch Lomond Golf Club. Cameron House Hotel is only a short drive away.
  • Helensburgh, considered by many as a gateway to the Highlands, combines both town and country living, with Loch Lomond and the Trossachs within easy reach. The Glencoe and Nevis Range ski areas are both within approximately an hour and a half's drive and for water sports enthusiasts the Firth of Clyde provides some of Scotland's most testing sailing waters. Rhu Marina is about 2 miles away, as is the historic Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club. Helensburgh Sailing Club has a new clubhouse and offers excellent training facilities for children.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G