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3,647 sq ft(338.82 sq m)
Offers over £625,000

SliochGryffe Road, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire, PA13 4BA

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Detached villa in well maintained gardens
  • Elevated position to take advantage of the views
  • Thought to date from 1906
  • Wealth of features including fireplaces, panelling and a wonderful staircase
  • Flexible accommodation over two levels
  • Stone pillars and gates lead to the gravelled driveway
  • Beautiful gardens with a range of shrubs, trees and seasonal flowers
  • Summerhouse and garage

Detached Arts and Crafts villa in the highly desirable West Renfrewshire village of Kilmacolm.

About this property

  • Slioch is a handsome detached villa thought to date from around 1906. This distinctive Edwardian villa has a wealth of features including fireplaces, panelling, a wonderful staircase and picture rails.

    The accommodation is on two levels. Entry is through double storm doors to an entrance vestibule with tiled floor and half height panelling; this leads through to the impressive reception hallway which provides access to all the main ground floor reception rooms and the stairway leading to the upper floor. To the right of the hallway is the sitting room with fireplace with tiled insert, picture rail and four pane oriel window and a further window overlooking the front garden. The drawing room to the side is elegant and traditional in style, with a decorative archway to a bay window and the same to the fireplace. There is a stained glass window and also windows either side of the fireplace along with half height panelling, picture rail and decorative cornicing. To the left of the hallway is the dining room with windows to the side and one overlooking the rear garden, decorative cornice and picture rail. The fitted breakfasting kitchen is generously sized and benefits from a wide range of base and wall mounted units with wooden work tops with sink and drainer. There is a door to the garden and another door leading to the back hallway with access to a utility room, WC and stairway leading to a useful home office, also from the back hallway is a door leading to the garden. A further WC and cloakroom complete the downstairs accommodation.

    The upper floor is accessed by a wonderful broad staircase with wood panelling to half height. The first floor landing gives access to the master bedroom with en suite shower room. There are four further good sized bedrooms and a five piece family bathroom which is tiled to half height.

    Stone pillars and gates lead to the gravelled driveway of Slioch to the side; the gardens are beautifully planted and a credit to the current owners. The front garden is grassed and bordered with shrubs and trees. The rear garden is level and mainly lawned and also features a fine selection of shrubs and trees. There is a vegetable garden, summerhouse and garage.

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Gryffe Road is arguably the premier address in Kilmacolm, which in turn is one of the most desirable commuter villages in the vicinity of Glasgow due to high quality schooling and easy access to the city. All in Slioch becomes a truly stunning example of the arts and crafts era and a highly desirable family home.

Cameron EwerProperty agent

Local information

  • Slioch is located in one of the most sought after streets in the highly desirable West Renfrewshire village of Kilmacolm. The villa sits in wonderful well maintained gardens in an elevated position to take advantage of the views.
  • Kilmacolm village centre has a wide variety of local stores offering everyday provisions, popular village restaurants and coffee shops.
  • The village has a thriving social community and there are clubs catering for golf, tennis, squash and bowling. Kilmacolm Golf Club is about a mile away at the top of the village and offers a challenging 18 hole traditional moorland course designed by the acclaimed course architect James Braid. The village also now has an excellent health and fitness centre at Birkmyre Park.
  • The 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 Knapps Loch 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 first class chandlery and marina services at Inverkip, Largs and Ardrossan and offers some of the UK's most scenic and enjoyable coastal sailing.
  • Kilmacolm has an excellent local primary school and the independent St Columba's School (for pupils aged 3-18) with its enviable record of academic achievement is located in the village. Glasgow offers further independent schooling.
  • Braehead Shopping Centre, which is only 13 miles away, provides extensive shopping facilities with a tremendous range of high street retailers including M&S and Sainsbury flagship stores. Braehead also has an IKEA furniture store and indoor climbing and skiing activities. Glasgow, 17 miles to the east, has all the cultural, higher educational and leisure services associated with a major international city. 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 away and offers domestic and international flights.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the centre of Glasgow, proceed west along the M8. Beyond Glasgow Airport bear left at Junction 28 onto the A737. Take the second exit from the A737, turning right at the roundabout following signs to Bridge of Weir (A761). Continue through Bridge of Weir and on entering Kilmacolm, Gryffe Road is on the left hand side with Slioch a short distance along on the right.
  • EPC Rating = F