Savills | Dowanside Road, Glasgow, G12 9DW | Property for sale
328.41 sq m
Offers over £1,100,000

Dowanside RoadGlasgow, G12 9DW

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in June 2021
  • Exceptional family home packed with stunning features
  • Beautiful reception rooms with original period features
  • Superb home office
  • Recently installed Harvey Jones kitchen with walk-in larder and adjoining utility room
  • Private south-facing garden

Stunning family home in the heart of Dowanhill with private gardens and a beautiful open plan kitchen.

About this property

  • 51 Dowanside Road is a traditional red sandstone family home in the heart of the popular Dowanhill area of Glasgow's West End. These stunning houses are both striking in external appearance as well as being full of character and charm internally. Rich wood panelling, oak flooring, open fireplaces and a beautifully uncomplicated layout of grand reception rooms and generous bedrooms with the added benefit of a private garden make 51 Dowanside Road the perfect balance for modern family living. The enviable glass cupola floods the hallway and landing with natural light. Whilst the “Oriel” window in the drawing room and the full height sash and case windows throughout the property ensure that every room benefits from the same. The warmth the panelling brings to the property when teamed with decorative cornicing ensure that every room is comment worthy. Whilst the traditional elements are what defines this property, the modern touches and alterations, complete it. The creation of an open plan kitchen and informal dining area becomes the hub of the house and provides direct access onto the garden is a testament to the thought that has been applied.

    The kitchen itself is a beautiful hand-painted Harvey Jones kitchen with a central island with Silverstone worktops, twin Belfast sinks, induction hob, Bertazzoni oven and Miele dishwasher. An abundance of cupboards plus the presence of a walk-in larder ensures there is ample storage through out.

    The ground floor sees the best of the reception rooms with arguably one of the finest home offices in the West End and a dining room with decorative ceiling, original fireplace with carved wooden mantle and beautiful panelled walls provides the perfect entertaining space.

    The first floor sees four bedrooms on each corner of the landing. All generous rooms with a bright and spacious feel, a “Jack and Jill” shower room is shared between two bedrooms and a bespoke hand-built reading nook has been added to a further bedroom. A family bathroom with a traditional roll top bath and Fired Earth floor tiles complete the floor.

    To the rear of the property there is a fully enclosed south-facing private garden surrounded by a wrought iron fence with planted borders and a central lawn.

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To find a red sand stone house that also has a kitchen of this quality with direct access to the garden is incredibly rare. For that reason alone I find this house to be a very special property within the context of Glasgow's West End property market.

Cameron EwerProperty agent

Local information

  • Dowanside Road nestles in the fashionable and prestigious Dowanhill area of Glasgow's West End. Situated to the west side of Byres Road, Dowanside Road is within easy access of first class commuting links and a wealth of amenities associated with this thriving area of Glasgow.
  • Examples of Glasgow's Victorian and Edwardian architectural heritage can be seen throughout the city although nowhere more prevalent that the West End. Over 100 years ago the burgeoning mercantile classes were attracted to the area's grand terraces, designed by architects such as Alexander ‘Greek' Thompson, Charles Wilson, John Keppie, David Barclay and Sir John James Burnett. Today this affluent area attracts upwardly mobile professionals and families who can enjoy the ambience of city living at its best.
  • Dowanhill is within the catchment of reputable primary and secondary schools and approximately one mile from both Kelvinside and Glasgow Academies, which are renowned for their academic excellence. The West End is one of the cultural centers' of Glasgow and affords a number of defining institutions including the Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow University, the Botanic Gardens, Gartnavel Hospital as well as the Kelvinhall Sports Centre and Transport Museum. Byres Road, widely regarded as the hub of the West End, offers a number of trendy bars, fine restaurants and shops and is the focal point of the annual West End Festival.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = D