5 Bedrooms / 3 Bathrooms / 3 Reception
Home report value £585,000.
Offered to the market place is this beautiful and charming, five bedroom detached family home set within manicured walled-garden grounds in the highly sought after and desirable residential pocket of Maxwell Drive, Pollokshields. Known as “Sunny Side”, this striking 1860 traditional sandstone home is positioned within a quiet and child safe cul-de-sac location.
Internally the property boasts beautifully maintained family accommodation within 8 principal rooms formed over two levels. A wealth of period detailing is retained most notably the original, Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson-influenced ceiling cornice work and woodwork, whilst the property benefits from gas fired central heating and has undergone comprehensive on-going refurbishment and upgrading work. Early internal inspection is absolutely imperative.
The property comprises of a beautiful welcoming entrance hallway which offers access to all rooms throughout. There are three public rooms comprising of a wonderful bay-windowed formal drawing room with original marble fireplace, a bay-windowed formal dining room overlooking the rear garden (which could be used as bedroom 5) and an additional living room with shuttered windows with access to a handsome Victorian-styled conservatory offering views over the garden grounds. The hall provides access to a beautifully appointed dining/breakfasting room and entrance to a warm and rustic-designed kitchen with flagstone flooring. The kitchen boasts a fabulous selection of fitted wall and base mounted units with a complimentary worktop. There is a stunning larger style range cooker, integrated dishwasher and space for free standing appliances with two picture windows enjoying views over the garden and door access out to the garden. Also located off the dining room is a generous sized utility room which offers space and plumbing for free standing appliances, fitted wall and floor mounted units and the boiler. In addition, the hall grants passage through to a cloak room and WC which has the potential to be converted into a shower room.
The original feature staircase which in itself is beautiful leads through a half landing with a stunning and original stain-glass window to the first floor level revealing a beautifully appointed professionally-refurbished main house bathroom and four flexible bedrooms. All of the bedrooms offer ample space for free standing storage with bedrooms one, two and three offering fitted storage and fitted carpet. The master bedroom boasts a lovely, dedicated en-suite shower room comprising of a walk in double shower unit with rainfall effect power shower. The main bathroom has also been upgraded comprising of four-piece suite with a separate double walk in shower unit with a rainfall effect power shower, fitted storage cupboard and velux window offering great light into the house.
The property sits within expansive garden grounds with the front garden areas accessed by a front gate and driveway offering a compact lawn area, well stocked beds, occupied by perrenials, shrubs and a surprising degree of privacy from Maxwell Drive. The grounds to the rear are fully enclosed and receive the sun well into the evening especially in the summer. There are gardens to the side of the property too, producing a fantastic child-safe family environment. The property also affords parking for 3 cars in its gated driveway within the property walls.
The property is positioned within walking distance of shops and amenities upon Nithsdale Road. Thriving coffee shops, restaurants and delicatessens can be found upon Kildrostan Street. More extensive amenities are found at the Marks and Spencer’s store at Queens Park, Wholefoods Store in Giffnock, The Avenue shopping mall in Newton Mearns or the shopping mall at Silverburn, a short drive to the South West.
Recreational pursuits are varied namely at Clydesdale Cricket ground, Titwood Bowling and Tennis Club, Maxwell Park, Pollok Country Park, and Bellahouston Ski and Sports centre. Schooling is available locally at primary and secondary levels namely at Hutchesons’ Grammar and Craigholme School. There are also a number of pick up points for Glasgow’s leading independent schools. Frequent public transport provides rapid commuter access to the city centre. The local railway station is approximately 250 yards walk.
Local & Nearby Schools:
Hutchesons' Grammar School
St Albert's Primary School
Shawlands Primary School
Pollokshields Primary School
Recently rebuilt primary school: Glendale Primary, which is the Gaelic school for the South of Glasgow.
Local & Nearby Rail / Subway Links:
Shields Rd (subway)
EPC BAND: D
Exterior of Property
Lounge (1) 23'05" x 14'10"
Entrance Hallway 32'00" x 9'00" (At the widest points)
Formal Dining Room (1) 19'10" x 14'10"
Formal Dining Room (2)
Kitchen (1) 15'07" x 10'06"
Dining Area (1) 13'10" x 12'09"
Dining Area (2)
Dining Area (3)
Living Room (1) 15'10" x 14'11"
Living Room (2)
Living Room (3)
Conservatory (1) 14'00" x 11'10"
Upper Level Landing (1)
Upper Landing (2)
Bedroom One 14'11" x 13'10"
En-Suite 6'08" x 4'05"
Bedroom Two 14'10" x 12'01"
Bedroom Three 14'10" x 12'01"
Bedroom Four 9'08" x 9'00"
Bathroom 13'08" x 6'11"
Contact our office for further details
Tel: 0141 212 8686
These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed, and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by ourselves. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.