28th Jun 2021
30th Jul 2021
- Listing status: sale
- Country: Scotland
Exceptional entire townhouse in desirable West End location.Location
Athole Gardens sits within a superb location in the heart of Glasgow's West End occupying a highly desirable spot. The area is defined by beautiful sandstone buildings, many of which are embellished with ornate doorway carvings and intricate stone detail, built in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras.
This property occupies an enviable position overlooking the stunning private residents' gardens.
Byres Road is a short walk away and links to Great Western Road to the north and Dumbarton Road to the south; both are main routes to and from the city centre. The West End is a vibrant hub of activity which attracts young professionals and families alike. Byres Road, Great Western Road and Dumbarton Road offer an excellent selection of specialist shops, cafés, bars and restaurants, while the Botanic Gardens and Glasgow University are both within walking distance.
There are a number of well-regarded local and private schools within the area and Kelvinside Academy and Notre Dame High School are just a short walk away.
Close by Hillhead subway station, and direct links to motorway networks via Great Western Road provide access to Glasgow city centre and beyond.Description
21 Athole Gardens is a traditional stone built mid-Victorian townhouse set in a highly desirable locale within Glasgow's West End. The property has been fully renovated by the current owners who have designed and decorated this home in a sympathetic style in keeping with the property's traditional roots. Constructed of blonde sandstone under a slate roof and spanning five floors, the property is substantial and extends to approximately 5331 sq. Feet offering a huge amount of versatile living accommodation. The features in the property are some of the finest in the West End and include intricate cornicing, beautiful ceiling roses and many ornate fireplaces. All rooms have large sash and case windows.
Entering on the ground floor the large welcoming reception hallway has an imposing staircase leading upstairs and a beautiful mosaic tiled floor with columns either side. The spacious dining room has views to the front via a large bay window and the library looks over the rear garden. A cloakroom and WC are also present on this level.
The first floor has a grand drawing room with space for a large dining table, sitting area and focal fireplace with elevated views over the residents' garden. The stunning kitchen is south facing making it a light and airy space. It has been upgraded to a superb standard and boasts a number of high spec appliances including a range cooker. There are excellent fitted storage options and a central island. A contemporary WC completes the first floor.
The second floor comprises a sitting room which could be used as a bedroom if required and two further bedrooms one of which is the principal bedroom with dressing room and a modern shower room adjacent.
On the third floor are a further two spacious bedrooms both with excellent storage and a handy WC.
Finally, heading downstairs to the lower ground level there is a fantastic space currently being used as a generously sized gym with mirrored wall and built in sauna. There is also an ever desirable home office on this floor. This level could be used as a completely separate accommodation annexe if required, as it has a separate kitchen, bedroom and bathroom that can be accessed from the rear garden independently.
Outside and to the rear the property has a private south facing garden. Mostly laid to lawn with planted borders, mature shrubs and trees. The space has been landscaped and designed to allow private parking secured buy large gates.
There are few properties of this stature remaining in their entirety in the West End, this is a rare and exciting opportunity.
Square Footage: 5331 sq ft
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