3 bed Flat (for sale) 1/4, 29 College Street, Merchant City, Glasgow G1

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Pacitti Jones
648 Alexandra Parade, Dennistoun, Glasgow
0141 376 1372
First Published

10th May 2022

Last Published

16th May 2022



  • Type: Flat
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: Scotland


Set within the landmark, ‘B' listed former Telephone Exchange building at the corner of College Street and Shuttle Street, in the heart of the Merchant City, sits this magnificent three bedroomed apartment with an abundance of period detailing and a generous footprint of around 115 sq. M. (1237 sq. Ft.)

Originally built in 1922 and designed by C J W Simpson Architects, the building was converted into luxury residential apartments in 2002 by Messrs Miller Homes.

The flat occupies one of the premier first floor level positions with an extraordinary main living area and feature semi-circular window enjoying open views over College Street and towards George Street. The property has particularly high ceilings in each apartment and comes with modern conveniences such as a fully integrated kitchen with a range of high-end appliances, an en-suite shower room off the principal bedroom, a system of gas fired central heating by way of a Worcester Bosch combination boiler, video-controlled door entry system and there is lift/stair access to all levels. Early internal inspection is strongly recommended to appreciate the size and standard of accommodation on offer at this asking price.

In terms of accommodation the property comprises a large entrance hallway with two conveniently positioned store cupboards and access off to all apartments including the immediately impressive main living area that measures close to eight metres in length and incorporates a sitting/dining/kitchen area The kitchen itself has been extensively fitted with a range of modern base and wall mounted storage units with contrasting work surface areas, inset sink, integral fridge, freezer, washer dryer, dishwasher, electric oven, gas hob, and extractor hood. There are three extremely spacious double sized bedrooms; all with in-built fitted wardrobes providing good shelve and hanging space and the principal having an en-suite shower room off, and the accommodation is completed by a well-appointed bathroom comprising a white three-piece suite with thermostatic mixer shower over bath.

The vast range of local amenities and transport options make the Merchant City an extremely practical and desired place to live with designer shops, wine bars, cafes, and many highly acclaimed restaurants aplenty. Handy for city centre businesses; the Royal Infirmary as well as Strathclyde and Caledonian Universities and the City of Glasgow College. This destination neighbourhood, within Glasgow's City Centre has benefitted from significant and ongoing redevelopment over the last few decades with a mix of both residential and commercial redevelopment. The property is in close proximity to Glasgow's Style Mile, Glasgow's International Financial Services District, the Glasgow School of Art, the sec and The Clyde Auditorium. The area benefits from frequent public transport with easy access to High Street, Queen Street and Central Train Stations, and both Buchanan St and St Enoch subway stations. Public transport and road links are exceptional.

The Energy Performance rating on this property is Band C.


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Property Value Data/Graphs for G1

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 87.5% £171,181 1.5 1.1
Studio 9.2% £44,182 0.1 0.9
Lodge 1.7% £74,950 2.5 2.5
Other 1.7% £22,250 0 0

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£27,807 17.9%


Current Asking Prices in G1 Average: £155,453

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £55,000 (1) - - - -
Flats £131,951 (51) £206,952 (52) £241,500 (2) - -
All £130,472 (52) £204,650 (53) £182,650 (3) - -

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