Detached house for sale in Thornton Road, Thorntonhall, Glasgow G74
Detached house for sale - 5 bedrooms
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- Beautiful example of a sustainably redeveloped former chalet
- Transformed by award winning architects to create open plan living accommodation
- Striking in appearance with in an out driveway
- Magnificent drawing room with floor to ceiling high windows
- Impressive dining kitchen offering the perfect space for family living or entertaining
- Landscaped gardens
Beautiful and extensively redeveloped family home with spacious gardens and garaging.
8 Thornton Road is situated within Thorntonhall, a delightful suburb located on the boundary between Glasgow and South Lanarkshire. It is regarded as one of the most prestigious and sought-after locales in the Greater Glasgow area with 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 12 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.
8 Thornton Road is a beautiful example of a substantially redeveloped former chalet which has been transformed by award winning architects to create expansive open plan living accommodation. The property has a natural and practical flow and displays an exceptional attention to detail with its modern finishes.
Externally the property is striking in appearance with a series of brand new sloped slate roofs whilst the main construction is of timber frame with a rendered block finish. Immediately on turning into the property via the in-and-out driveway, the use of glass and Eternit cladding highlights the innovative design of the property.
Internally the property is centred around three main reception areas. The magnificent drawing room with expansive floor to ceiling high windows with a section of vaulted roof creates a wonderfully bright and airy entertaining space, yet the lighting of the inset wood burning stove within the exposed slate clad chimney also makes this a more intimate and comforting family room. The open archway to the dining room with fully glassed external wall continues the flood of natural light. The light oak doors throughout the property maintain the fresh, contemporary tone, and the double doors from the dining room to the kitchen complete the run of impressive open areas creating the perfect sociable space for family living or larger scale entertaining. The kitchen itself is spectacular and the bi-folding doors out to the garden extend the space, bringing the outside in. The luxury German kitchen was fitted just six years ago and boasts a full range of integral Siemens appliances including combination microwave oven, conventional fan oven and grill, gas hob, integral multi-function coffee machine and two dishwashers. The large L shaped central island with Silestone work surface has discrete electric sockets and acts as the central hub to the home. Again the part-vaulted ceiling and sky lights ensure maximum natural light.
Within the property there is an essential dedicated home working office with Juliet balcony, ample storage and the clever use of space even allows for a cosy snug with wood burning stove.
The five bedrooms are all superbly proportioned and are accompanied by four bathrooms, three of which are en suite, making the bed/bath ratio luxuriously high. The principal bedroom also has a generous dressing room along with a particularly spacious en suite with both bath and shower fittings.
Gardens and Grounds
The gardens have been extensively landscaped and provide a fully enclosed rear garden as well as a spacious front courtyard. The rear garden is laid mostly to lawn with raised beds along the borders and mature hedges. The neighbouring grounds were historically the fire pond for the original Thornton Hall and has also been extensively landscaped ensuring a wonderful outlook in all directions.
Square Footage: 3600 sq ft
Take the M77 southbound from Glasgow leaving at Junction 5 to join the A726. Continue on this road for approximately 5 miles. Take the exit signposted Jackton and then cross over the roundabout onto Barbana Road. Turn left onto Braehead Road and then left again onto Thornton Road. Continue until you come to number 8 Thornton Road which is signalled by the Savills For Sale board.
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