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Invermay 5 The Crescent

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Invermay 5 The Crescent, Skelmorlie

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5 The Crescent is a magnificent detached red sandstone villa retaining many original features that makes a superb family home. The property was constructed circa 1896 and is one of only a few properties to retain its original layout as a single dwelling house. The property is formed over three levels with five public rooms, six bedrooms, extensive floored attic adding further flexible living space, main bathroom, three further W/C cloakrooms and has been lovingly cared for by the current owners since originally occupying it in 1974. Invermay needs a degree of modernisation and upgrade but the retention of original features gives the home a level of charm and character seldom seen today
  • Property Type: Detached House, Detached Villa
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Public Rooms: 3

Property Description

Quietly positioned in mature garden grounds and accessed via a sweeping carriage driveway, Invermay, 5 The Crescent is a magnificent detached red sandstone villa retaining many original features that makes a superb family home. The property was constructed circa 1896 and is one of only a few properties to retain its original layout as a single dwelling house. The property is formed over three levels with five public rooms, six bedrooms, extensive floored attic adding further flexible living space, main bathroom, three further W/C cloakrooms and has been lovingly cared for by the current owners since originally occupying it in 1974. Invermay needs a degree of modernisation and upgrade but the retention of original features gives the home a level of charm and character seldom seen today. Its location in the heart of the village gives easy access to all of its amenities. For the commuter both Largs to the south and Wemyss Bay to the north have a regular train service to Glasgow.

The main entrance to the property is located at the northern end where an entrance porch with original tiled floor gives access to a cloakroom with separate WC. The entrance porch also opens to a broad reception hallway with original hardwood flooring, arch and extensive paneling. The ground floor has three main public rooms. The living and dining rooms are front facing and overlook the lawned gardens. There is a spacious office to the rear of the hall. The dining kitchen has a walk-in pantry and features an Aga range cooker. The southern elevation of the property features an entrance porch with three walk-in stores and a laundry room. The first floor is accessed via a broad staircase with original balustrade in excellent condition and features five double bedrooms, office/study, family bathroom and separate WC/cloakroom. A fixed staircase from the upper landing leads to the attic which contains three further apartments, ideal for family rooms, games rooms or home/office accommodation. In addition to the above the property has double glazing, oil fired central heating, detached double garage and extensive driveway parking. The mature gardens surround the property on all sides and are laid mainly to lawn bordered with mature trees, hedges and shrubs.

Skelmorlie and neighbouring Wemyss Bay offer a range of amenities, recreational facilities and swift travel links to Glasgow via bus, train and the upgraded road network. There is also a regular ferry service to the Island of Bute. Skelmorlie’s amenities include primary schooling, a golf course, a bowling club, as well as restaurants and hotels nearby. 4 miles to the south, the bustling holiday town of Largs has a host of amenities as well as a regular service to the beautiful island of Cumbrae.

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Branch Address

66 Main Street, Largs, KA30 8AL
Tel: 01475 675 001
Email: [email protected]

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Tuesday – 9am to 7pm
Saturday – 9.30am to 1pm

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