Guide Price £340,000
Barrwood Cottage Coach Road, Kilsyth, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire, G65 0PR
- Attractive Country House
- Recently Modernised & Extended
- Landscaped Gardens
- Wonderful Views
- Detached Home Office
- Highly Accessible
Barrwood Cottage is a white washed one and a half storey detached country cottage under roof tiles in an elevated position, which has been significantly extended and modernised throughout yet retains much of the original character. The property is in immaculate order throughout and sits in wonderful garden grounds that have been thoughtfully landscaped to provide several seating areas with a number of herbaceous beds. This is the ideal property for entertaining and enjoying a rural lifestyle with all the modern amenities. The open outlook across the fields and hills beyond is most tranquil, the area attracts an abundance of wildlife which can be enjoyed all year round. Lovely countryside walks can be enjoyed from the doorstep. Internally the property is thoughtfully laid out over two floors providing flexible accommodation with two reception rooms and three bedrooms, this could easily be reconfigured to create one reception room and four bedrooms. Of particular note is the striking white gloss modern kitchen with integrated appliances and fantastic storage. The ground floor suite is quite stunning and provides an expansive master bedroom with a luxurious en-suite bathroom, also ideal as guest accommodation. In addition to the main house there is a detached home office with a multi fuel burning stove, providing a desirable working space or additional living accommodation.
Ground Floor: Open plan living and dining room with dual aspect. Second living room with multi fuel burning stove and lovely open views/ bedroom four. Fully fitted modern kitchen with stable door to rear garden and French doors to the patio terrace. Bedroom with lovely outlook onto the side gardens and en-suite bathroom (twin bath with shower over, WC and WHB with storage). Cloakroom with WC and WHB. Storage.
First Floor: Family bathroom (bath with shower over, WC and WHB with storage below). Bedroom two and Bedroom three. Storage.
Outbuildings: Detached home office with multi fuel burning stove. Timber garden shed with log store.
Garden grounds: Generous driveway to the front providing parking for several vehicles. Gardens to the front are predominantly laid to lawn with herbaceous planting and a timber decked veranda is positioned to enjoy the panoramic views. Gardens to the side provide several seating areas and a terraced bed of young herbaceous plants and a terrace of young hedging above.
Kilsyth lies almost equidistant from Stirling and Glasgow and has many of the elements associated with a Scottish market town, including a pedestrianised Main Street with a wide range of local and specialist independent shops, attractive parks and gardens at Burngreen and Colzium complete with bandstands, welcoming hostelries such as public houses and restaurants. The nearby villages of Croy, Banton, Queenzieburn, and Twechar are within easy walking distance from Kilsyth.
Townhead reservoir, known locally as Banton Loch, is the site of the Battle of Kilsyth and is the main reservoir for the Forth and Clyde Canal. A thriving marina has been developed at Auchinstarry close to the climbing wall and lakes at the old quarry. Kilsyth Lennox Golf Club was founded in 1899. The original nine-hole course was the Balmalloch area of the town, but moved in 1905 to the present position North East of the town. Between 1997 and 2002, the majority of the greens and tees were redesigned by Rocky Roquemore, the American Golf Course architect. The club hosts a Festival of Golf in the first week in July.
Kilsyth has a public swimming pool, open seven days a week, a public library, a small hospital and health centre, and a range of recreational facilities such as tennis courts and bowling clubs. A feature of Burngreen Park is a children's road safety attraction with a model road layout and bikes, etc. for hire. The Union and Forth & Clyde Canal networks provide lovely walks and cycle routes and the Antonine Wall which marks the northern edge of the Roman Empire lies in close proximity to this property. There are riding schools close by for those with equestrian interests. There are a number of community events in Kilsyth including the Civic Week, sporting events and a Christmas event.
There are a number of primary and secondary schools in the local area. A number of private Schooling can be found in Glasgow. Kilsyth has swift access to the motorway network, there is a national link bus service in Kilsyth and a nearby train station at Croy which provides access to Glasgow within 10 minutes and Edinburgh within 30 minutes.