Savills | Forehouse, Shuttle Street, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, PA10 2PP | Property for sale
4,959 sq ft(460.71 sq m)
Offers over £625,000

ForehouseShuttle Street, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire, PA10 2PP

  • Under offer

Key features

  • CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER AT 12 NOON
  • Located on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Kilbarchan
  • Category B Listed Georgian country house
  • Set in beautiful mature gardens extending to approximately 2.5 acres
  • Large sash and case windows throughout
  • Bright, spacious and well proportioned accommodation over two floors
  • Open plan kitchen / breakfasting room
  • Outbuildings including a studio, gardener's room, former stables and double garage

Elegant Georgian country house with beautiful gardens.

About this property

  • Forehouse is an elegant Georgian country home built circa 1773 and is Category B Listed. The property is set in beautiful mature gardens which extend to approximately 2.4 acres and include a walled garden. The property has open aspects to all sides over surrounding farmland.

    The interior is characterised by large sash and case windows typical of the period and while requiring updating, the accommodation is bright, spacious and well proportioned. The ground floor comprises the reception hallway and original staircase leading upstairs; drawing room with fireplace at focal point, study, open plan kitchen / breakfasting room, open plan play room / music room, a former library, an office, store room, cloakroom / WC and utility room.

    The upper floor accommodation comprises four bedrooms (one on the landing level), bathroom and shower room with two further double bedrooms and a storeroom on the second floor.

    There are additional outbuildings which include a studio, gardener's room, stores and former stables with double garage.

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Ripe for refurbishment, the Georgian elegance of this fine house is plain to see; and its location is absolutely ideal for the Glasgow commuter.

Peter GillespieProperty agent

Local information

  • Forehouse is located on the outskirts of the picturesque and historic village of Kilbarchan, a highly desirable conservation village which offers a broad range of local shops, primary school, churches, professional services and numerous activity clubs. It is an ideal base for the commuter as there is excellent access to the M8 connection to Glasgow International Airport, Paisley, Braehead Shopping Centre, Glasgow City Centre and south towards the Ayrshire Coast.
  • Ayrshire is world famous for its renowned golf courses including the British Open championship courses at Royal Troon and Turnberry. Located nearby and regarded as one of the UK's finest, is Ingleston Country Club and equestrian centre. Further local shopping facilities and professional services can be found in the nearby villages of Kilmacolm, Bridge of Weir and Houston.
  • There are train stations at Millenken Park and Howwood and a wide range of private schooling in Glasgow city centre includes: Hutchesons' Grammar School, Glasgow Academy High School, Kelvinside Academy and St Columbia's in nearby Kilmacolm.

Additional information

  • Directions: From central Glasgow drive west along the M8 beyond the Airport and at Junction 29 take the A737 Irvine Road. At the Kilbarchan exit turn right and proceed into the village. At the Weaver's Cottage turn right into Shuttle Street and continue up Shuttle Street turning left through the gateposts for Forehouse. Continue along the driveway with the property at the top of the driveway.
  • EPC Rating = E