HD Video Available. Dumgoyne House is a well presented family home located in one of Milngavie’s most impressive and foremost addresses. 10 Briarwell Road offers unique and beautiful panoramic views over Milngavie town and Glasgow City. Commissioned in 1928 by an affluent Austrian family, the home was reportedly used as a lookout post during the Second World War due to its uninterrupted views over the city and beyond. With only four previous owners in its 100 year heritage, this home was built with family living in mind.
This five bedroom villa offers nine principal apartments of approximately 4,000 sq feet or thereby, formed over three levels, as well as full height access to a spacious cellar area providing excellent storage and a large private drive in and out driveway.
Located high on Baldernock Brae to the east of Milngavie village centre, Dumgoyne sits proudly amidst westerly facing gardens, enjoying high levels of privacy and open outlooks. Although peaceful, the location is one of convenience and is highly sought after. Next to open countryside with a network of walking paths around Dougalston Golf Course and surrounding woodland, with other local options including The West Highland Way, the Allander and Craigmaddie reservoirs and Mugdock Country Park. Further leisure pursuits include the Nuffield Health and Wellbeing sports centre, local tennis and bowling clubs and a number of renowned golf clubs. Within a short walking distance, Milngavie’s village, pedestrianised centre offers a wide array of services to suit all your daily requirements including a range of boutique shops, restaurants, banks, post office and doctors surgery. The local train station offers a frequent service to Glasgow Queen Street and Central Station, an express Edinburgh service and further afield.
The area is served by excellent schooling at all levels and for those wishing private school tuition, the Junior School campuses of The Glasgow Academy and The High School of Glasgow are located on Mugdock Road, Milngavie and Ledcameroch Road, Bearsden respectively.
Dumgoyne offers a wealth of character immediately evident as you enter the sandstone arched entrance to the vestibule and broad and welcoming hallway which includes a beautifully detailed staircase. The hall is flooded in natural light by several, tall leaded glass windows. The accommodation spans three floors and presents a total of nine principal apartments and the magnificent views can be enjoyed from almost every room. Continuing on the ground floor, the lounge is complemented by a focal point fireplace with arched, cast iron open fire and large windows fitted with a door at the far end which enables huge amounts of natural light and access to the full length patio and garden. Further public rooms include a family room/playroom with gas fire, the grand formal dining room adjoins the hall and the spacious dining kitchen, complete with solid maple units, Amtico flooring, granite surfaces, gas range cooker and further access to the garden. The adjoining large utility/washroom is an essential part of any family home with direct access to the side garden. A WC and cloakroom complete the ground floor.
The attractive staircase leads to the galleried landing off which, are four extremely bright and spacious double bedrooms complete with a total of 13 windows. In Bedroom 1, the Master Suite a four piece ensuite can be found with underfloor heating, walk in shower and separate bath. Bedroom two has access to a Jack and Jill shower room linking with the hall and includes a Vernon Tutbury suite, large 1500mm shower unit with mains power shower and under floor heating. Bedroom Three and Four are large and bright with Bedroom Three benefiting from views spanning across Glasgow City, Milngavie Town and the later bedroom featuring a sink. A linen cupboard and additional storage complete this floor.
A second fixed staircase leads to a versatile top floor currently home to a dressing room/fifth bedroom, study, WC and games/entertainment room. This area has the possibility to be transformed into a self contained teenagers accommodation, a granny flat, Master Suite, cinema room or would ideally suit those wishing to work from home. The current games/entertainment room measuring some 30’4” x 19’3” is fitted with solid hand crafted bookcases, window seats and six further Velux windows offering a spectacular vista across Milngavie and beyond.
Two separate, gated and pillared entrances access the driveway offering an in/out driveway at the front of the property and continue by the side, to the garage. Particular attention should be paid to the beautifully established and rear garden which faces west and enjoys the best of the days sunlight. A slabbed patio spans along the rear and steps lead to an extremely private, lawned garden complemented by a periphery of colourful borders, apple trees and hedgerows.
Additionally this house has a full height three room basement level with power and lighting.
Generational homes like this are few and far between, especially in this sought after area. Dumgoyne is the perfect family home. EPC Band D