5 Wellknowe Road is situated within Thorntonhall, a delightful village located in South Lanarkshire and is regarded as one of the most prestigious and sought after locales in the Glasgow area. It has excellent access to Glasgow city centre and the recently extended motorway network, while retaining a charming atmosphere with tree-lined streets surrounded by beautiful countryside.
A regular train service runs from Thorntonhall to Glasgow Central Station and excellent shopping and services can be found in East Kilbride (4 miles). Glasgow city centre is only 8 miles away offering all the amenities of a major city, with a vast array of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. There are a number of golf courses in the area, and also a selection of local health clubs. Calderglen Country Park is also within easy reach. Private schooling is available on the southside of Glasgow at Hutchesons Grammar School, and co-educational private schooling is also available at Hamilton College, 10 miles away.
Built in 1910,5 Wellknowe Road is a wonderful five bedroom family home that embraces a perfect blend of modern comforts and historic character with a continuity of charm from the internal finishes to the landscaped gardens. Spacious reception rooms with decorative cornicing, high ceilings and traditional sash and case windows are a common feature and original doors can be found throughout.
The reception hall has a splendid French polished oak staircase and gives access to all upper and lower accommodation including drawing room with dual aspect views over the garden, sitting room with conservatory overlooking the garden and open plan kitchen and dining room with bi-fold doors onto the garden. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room and WC which has a staircase leading to a small store room/bedroom. The kitchen is modern in appearance with a beautiful central island unit with breakfast bar and surrounding wall units with ample storage under a granite work surface. The kitchen also has numerous integral appliances all by Siemens.
Upstairs, the bright and spacious landing has a pitch pine floor and polished wooden handrails. Off here are four bedrooms, the master with en suite bathroom. The large family bathroom has been fully updated and has a large walk in shower, bath, low level wash hand basin, WC and bidet.
The grounds of 5 Wellknowe Road are exquisite and a credit to the current owners. There is a stone chipped driveway with double cast iron gates with space for parking multiple cars and a large paved area with fitted gazebo to the rear of the property. The garden has a neat lawn surrounded by a rockery, mature shrubs and trees.
Immediately to the rear of the property is an additional outbuilding constructed of brick under a slate roof. This comprises a series of workshops, storage units and a triple garage with electric up and over doors. To the front of the garage is a block paved parking area, again bordered with mature bushes and trees.
From Glasgow, take the M8 westbound and at Junction 23, take the M77 signposted for Kilmarnock. At Junction 3, leave the M77 signposted for Paisley and turn left on the A726. Take the 2nd exit at the roundabout onto Rouken Glen Road and continue until Eastwood Toll. Take the second exit, signposted East Kilbride and then continue for about 1 mile and take the 2nd exit at the next roundabout. Drive through Clarkston and take the first exit at the mini roundabout and continue through Busby onto East Kilbride road. At Peel roundabout take the 3rd exit signposted Thorntonhall onto to Peel Road. Continue along Peel Road and take the first turn on the left on to Braehead Road. Continue up Braehead Road and take the first road on the right to Wellknowe Road. Number 5 can be found on the left hand side.