Inverleven House is a handsome Victorian detached residence extending to around 6000 square feet.
Built in 1870 with the substantial "ballroom" extension added in 1907. The present vendors have considerably improved and modernised the house in recent years.
Set in totally private, walled gardens of just under 1.2 acres. Situated in the town's prime residential pocket, it is beside the delightful expanses of Levengrove Park, which lead down to both the River Leven and the Clyde.
The property is imbued with some truly wonderful period features that contrasts beautifully with the more contemporary and recent alterations made by our clients.
The ground floor accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule, formal reception hall, lounge, drawing room (former ballroom), dining room, conservatory, wood panelled library, family room, breakfast room, fully fitted kitchen, larder, maids' bedroom, three store rooms, laundry, shower room, toilet, cloakroom with guest toilet, workroom, two external stores & gardeners' toilet. Basement utilised as a wine celler.
The impressive return-flight staircase leads to the first floor which hosts a luxurious principal suite with en suite, three further double bedrooms, en-suite shower room & house bathroom.
On the second floor is a large bedroom.
The property is warmed by gas central heating system with modern boiler.
Improvements made to Inverleven House since it was purchased by our client in July 2018 are as follows-
New gas boiler installed.
Three chimneys were re-built, they can now be used for open fires.
The whole garden has been fully fenced and electric gates installed to the front and rear entrances, to provide additional security.
The loft area has been converted into a main bedroom.
The principal bedroom suite has been created to encompass the magnificent open plan en suite facility
Wood panelling has been fitted in the vestibule and reception hallway, in keeping with the character of the original house
Modernised cloakroom and house bathroom.
The granny flat has been re-designed to enable this space to be fully self contained from the main body of the house.
The whole house has been re-carpeted and professionally re-decorated throughout.
Inverleven house enjoys a semi rural location on Dixon Drive, yet is within walking distance of the centre of the town which offers a wide selection of fantastic amenities. Glasgow Airport is within easy commuting distance of Dumbarton and can be reached by car in around twenty minutes. The iconic shores of Loch Lomond are also only a short drive away and the area is synonymous with those who enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, with stunning scenery, hill climbing, walks and water sports on the Firth of Clyde.
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