The Old Smiddy Shields Holdings

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The Old Smiddy Shields Holdings, Lochwinnoch

Offers Over £350,000

*** Closing Date *** Tuesday 11th August at 12pm ***
  • Property Type: Cottage, Detached House
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Public Rooms: 1

Property Description

*** Closing Date *** Tuesday 11th August at 12pm ***

A beautiful modern four bedroom home formed within this redeveloped handsome traditional detached building set in generous private gardens with views to the surrounding countryside in a semi-rural position on the outskirts of Howwood.

The Old Smiddy is a charming home that is positioned in private grounds within the picturesque countryside of West Renfrewshire. It is positioned under a mile from the village of Howwood and under 2 miles from Kilbarchan and Lochwinnoch in a small cluster of properties at Shields Holdings. This is convenient for commuters with access to Howwood Rail Station and the A737 leading to Glasgow International Airport, the M8 motorway and on to Glasgow City Centre.

The property has a traditional stone exterior under a slate roof that offers spacious accommodation formed over 2 levels. A sympathetic redevelopment has retained the style and character of the original Old Smiddy building while providing comfortable and stylish modern accommodation.

The reception hallway is open full height to the upper floor and bathed in natural light from two large Velux windows. The oak and glass stair lead to the upper floor with a deep cupboard below. The stunning lounge extends the full width of the property with full height windows and French doors to an outdoor patio. There is a lovely fireplace with a multifuel stove. The family room could provide a fourth downstairs bedroom or home office if required. The large farm house style dining kitchen is a cosy room with modern shaker style cupboard and drawer fronts and timber worktop surfaces. There is a deep enamel sink with mixer tap, a stainless-steel range style cooker with hood, dishwasher, fridge freezer and washing machine. The room has front and rear windows and French doors to the garden. There is a modern ground floor shower room.

The upper floor has a galleried hallway with a deep store cupboard. The principal bedroom is very spacious with windows to three sides and a modern en-suite shower room. There are two further upstairs double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The specification of this charming home includes traditional style Sash and Case double glazed windows with painted shutters on the front ground floor windows. There is an LPG central heating system complemented by a multifuel stove in the lounge and solar panels or the rear facing roof. There is a mains water supply and a septic tank for drainage.

The landscaped gardens have a front lawn with a gravel double driveway. This has a painted boundary fence a stone wall to the rear gardens. A set of gates on the shared driveway with the neighboring house gives access via a timber gate to the rear gardens. The rear courtyard provides further parking with a corner lawn and the patio area to the lounge. The main rear garden is enclosed. It has a central lawn with several mature trees, borders, vegetable plots and allows views to the surrounding countryside.

Local Area
The property has a rural position in the rolling farmland off Bridesmill Road between the villages of Howwood (0.8 miles) and Lochwinnoch (approx., 2 miles). There is access to the Cycle route from Bridesmill Road and at the end of the adjacent Lane to Shields Holdings. This lane also gives access to the Castle Semple Walks.

Lochwinnoch offers a village lifestyle and yet remains extremely convenient for accessing Glasgow city Centre. The village offers a range of amenities including the local library, shops, pubs and a coffee shop. On the edge of the village is Castle Semple Loch offering a range of water sports, Lochwinnoch Bird Sanctuary and the beautiful countryside walks of Clyde Muirsheil Park. Lochwinnoch railway station allows for travel to Glasgow city Centre as well as other destinations including North Ayrshire and Glasgow International Airport.
This property is positioned under one mile outside the village of Howwood with a railway station and direct access to the A737 (Howwood bypass) linking to the M8 motorway at Glasgow International Airport. Schooling is available locally at St Anthony’s and Howwood Primary school and St Benedict’s and Johnstone High school.

Selling Branch

Branch Address

2 Windsor Place, Main Street, PA11 3AF
Tel: 01505 691 400
Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours

Mon, Tues & Fri 9am-5.30pm
Wed, Thu 9am-8pm
Sat 9.30am-1.00pm
Sun 12noon-3pm

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