A delightful Arts and Crafts influenced 1930s detached house set in highly private and secluded beautiful gardens.
White Gables is an enchanting, charming and highly distinctive detached residence that occupies a private and secluded setting within the heart of Whitecraigs.
The front elevation of the property displays a distinctive chocolate box cottage appearance that utterly belies the flexible and versatile family accommodation encompassed over three storeys internally. The house is distinguished by many charming features including sloping roof styles, external shuttered windows, distinctive bay window projections. The house has been upgraded and redesigned in a contemporary style to deliver exceptional family accommodation finished and maintained to an exacting standard.
The entrance from Lethington Road provides access to the reception hallway with feature staircase leading to the lower and upper accommodation. The accommodation on this level comprises a sitting/music room with a lovely bay window to the rear giving open aspects and containing built in bespoke cabinets. In addition, there is the principal bedroom and with bay window and with built in wardrobes. There is a large Porcelanosa en-suite bathroom including both bath and separate shower. Lastly a home office/library completes this ground floor accommodation.
The upper landing space opens up to three double bedrooms, two with built in storage and also a modern Porcelanosa designed bathroom, again with separate bath and shower. The landing gives access to eaves storage and a large, floored attic.
The lower ground accommodation provides the heart of the home. There is access through French doors to an extensive patio. The main area comprises an outstanding 35 foot open plan dining kitchen/dining/family area with multiple windows to the rear including doors to an extensive terrace. The kitchen by Cameron Interiors which includes Miele and Siemens appliances, and a central island delightfully opens to the dining and family areas. Further connected to this space is a beautiful den tastefully repurposed by an interior designer in turn providing access to a sunroom with beautiful window formation and further access to the terrace. Off the kitchen is a utility room with washing and drying machines and a pulley. Finally on the lower ground level is a cloak/boot room cum plant room, housing hot water tank, boiler, and further storage. Access can also be had by a side door.
The property has been systematically maintained and improved by the long-term owners and includes upgraded gas central heating system with Keston boiler (Hive system), completely refitted traditional style double glazed casement windows by Blairs of Greenock, security alarm system, electric security gates, bathrooms by Porcelanosa, kitchen by Cameron Interiors, modern lighting system and an electric care charging point. The house has been extremely well maintained both internally and externally.
Fully landscaped, lovingly tended garden framed by evergreen hedges and filled with lush planting to ensure interest for every season with surprise and delight features. The large south facing terrace is easily accessed from the dining area and is perfect for summer BBQs and parties. Hundreds of colourful Spring bulbs are followed by the vibrant pinks and reds of azaleas, rhododendrons, peony and fiery red pieris. Careful planting amidst the sculptural red and lime green leaves of the many acers ensures that interest continues all summer long. The acers and evergreen hedges and trees provide a rainbow of colours in Autumn and lots of sculptural interest in Winter.
The driveway to the rear is approached from Neidpath Road West with electric gates giving access to larger style single detached garage with attractive pitched tiled roof.
Planning permission has been granted to extend the house at entrance level to include an additional bedroom/study and bathroom and to reconfigure the upper floor so as to create en-suite bathrooms.
EER Band D.
Whitecraigs continues to be one of the most desirable residential suburbs on Glasgow’s south side. A haven for young growing families, the district is synonymous with some of the best schooling in the West of Scotland. Moreover, there are excellent transport links via bus and train close at hand, in addition to local motorway links (M77/M8) providing swift access to the city centre and Ayrshire. There are two train stations within close proximity, Whitecraigs Train Station and Giffnock Train Station. There are numerous independent shops, restaurants and delicatessens only a short distance away. An abundance of sports and leisure facilities are available within East Renfrewshire including David Lloyd Sports Club, Nuffield Health Gym, Whitecraigs Golf Club, Whitecraigs and GiffnockTennis Clubs and Rouken Glen Park which was voted UK’s Best Park of 2016.
From our office on the Ayr Road, Newton Mearns travel city bound, and opposite Whitecraigs Golf Course turn right onto Craignethan Road, immediately right onto Lethington Road, proceed onwards and the property sits towards the top on the right hand side accessed via gated access.
134 Ayr Road,
Tel: 0141 639 5888
Mon – 9 - 5.30pm
Tue – 9 - 8pm
Wed – 9 - 8pm
Thu – 9 - 8pm
Fri – 9 - 5.30pm
Sat – 9.30 - 1pm
Sun – 12 - 3pm