Nicol Estate Agents Property Roundup, May 2016

Posted: 25th May 2016

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East Renfrewshire is one of Glasgow’s most sought after areas in which to live, especially for those with children. East Renfrewshire has the highest standard of local amenities including boutique shops, restaurants, bars, sports clubs, local recreational parks, banks, libraries, supermarkets and much more.

The real pull for residents is the local schools, with the high-achieving and well respected Mearns Castle High School, Williamwood High School, Eastwood High School, Mearns Primary School, Kirkhill Primary School, Belmont School and numerous private nurseries located within the area.

Located just 9 miles from Glasgow City Centre, there are excellent commuter routes, which also provide 30-minute journey times to both Glasgow and Prestwick international airports. There are also regular train and bus services to Glasgow, East Kilbride and the Ayrshire coast.

Despite the looming Brexit, we have been especially busy over the last month and this is set to continue as demand continues to outstrip supply. Here are a few highlights:

27 Cherrybank Gardens, Newton Mearns

This property proved to be very popular – went to closing date in a week from putting it on the market and is now sold. Similar Properties Required!

nicol-estate-agents-property-roundup-may-2016-1This beautiful three double bedroom end terrace villa is set within an established modern development by MacTaggart & Mickel and in close proximity to Mearns Cross.

This property is set over two floors and is well designed for family living. Finished to a high specification, this property comprises a welcoming and bright reception hall, spacious sitting/dining room with door onto patio area and rear garden, well-appointed, contemporary breakfasting and a separate guest WC and hall cupboard.

The rear garden is well tended and visitor off street parking is provided. The property is maintained by Redpath & Bruce.

20 Forrestfield Crescent, Newton Mearns

nicol-estate-agents-property-roundup-may-2016-2This beautifully presented four-bedroom detached villa in Newton Mearns is set within a broad fronted and generous plot. It is quietly positioned at the end of this popular residential cul-de-sac, yet only a short distance to Mearns Cross and The Avenue shopping centre.

The property affords well appointed and light accommodation arranged over two levels extending to approximately 3,340 sq. ft. and is ideal for those looking for a family home.

The property features a welcoming reception room, beautiful stained glass window, a spacious sitting room and a feature fireplace and French doors leading out onto the terrace overlooking the rear garden.

The breakfasting kitchen has a range of wall mounted and floor standing units with complementary worktop surfaces. French doors from the kitchen lead into the spacious and bright conservatory, which in turn gives access to the well-tended rear garden. There is also a useful utility room with a WC and an internal door into the integral double garage. A further WC completes the ground floor.

Each of the four bedrooms feature ample storage and ensuite bathrooms.

The rear garden features a brick built gazebo is situated at the bottom of the garden with heating and light installed and can be used for several purposes. A monobloc driveway to front provides parking for several cars and access to the garage with internal courtesy door.

8 Glebe Road, Newton Mearns

nicol-estate-agents-property-roundup-may-2016-3This detached four-bedroom bungalow is set within generous gardens and is located in one of the most popular private areas of Newton Mearns.

The property has been carefully maintained and upgraded over the years by the current owners and provides flexible accommodation extending to nearly 1,920 sq. ft.

Upon entering this property there is a bright reception hallway leading into a spacious bay window sitting room with feature fireplace and views onto the private rear garden and a bay window dining room.

The open plan kitchen features a useful utility room and leads onto a stunning 17’ conservatory, with under floor heating. The first floor has a bright and upper landing with three bedrooms. There is also a bedroom on the ground floor. The landscaped grounds are enclosed and provide privacy and seclusion. An extensive decked patio at the rear of the house is ideal for entertaining.

The Pollok, Kingsland Gardens, Broompark Drive, Newton Mearns

nicol-estate-agents-property-roundup-may-2016-4The anticipated completion date for this development is September/October 2016.

Located in the highly sought after Broom Estate, this spacious three-bedroom ground floor apartment situated within this exclusive and private residential development by award winning Westpoint Homes. Named after the Pollok Family, the wealthy landowners who built the original Pollok Castle many centuries ago, this three-bedroom apartment is very much reflective of the needs and wants of today’s buyer.

This development features elevator access to garage and upper apartments and a bright, open plan kitchen-dining room. It has a generously sized corner lounge with dual aspect and French doors that open out onto your own private balcony. Plus, a roomy master bedroom with ensuite bathroom complete with separate bath and shower cubicle. There is also a well-proportioned main bathroom, and added extras including a Juliet balcony in bedroom two and fitted wardrobes in all three bedrooms, and the Pollock makes for a super-chic retreat from the demands of everyday life.

To find out more about the new homes in our portfolio, click here or read our post on benefits of a new build here.

Gleniffer Cottage, Braehead Road, Thorntonhall

nicol-estate-agents-property-roundup-may-2016This beautifully presented and charming home is set within attractive and secluded garden grounds, located in the heart of Thorntonhall. It is accessed via a private lane and has just one neighbouring property.

The property has been refurbished while retaining much of its original character and has been carefully maintained and modernised over the years by the current owners. Gleniffer Cottage provides flexible accommodation with many of the principal apartments oriented to enjoy the views over the stunning garden grounds.

The accommodation is formed over one level, extending to over 2000 sq. ft. and comprises a spacious reception hallway, large sitting room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace with French doors to the gardens. It has a formal dining room, also with French doors and a kitchen featuring a central island. It also has a separate utility room and a spacious master bedroom. Bedrooms two and three have aspects over the gardens and there is a guest shower room.

It has an outstanding level garden with a well-tended lawn, flowering beds, mature herbaceous borders and a wide variety of shrubs, complimented by an ornamental pond.


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