Rarely available, Rosslyn is a beautiful and bright south facing, traditional semi-detached villa dating from c 1904 in the pretty village of Balmore. This lovely, characterful property has many period features and comprises 2 public rooms, 2 bathrooms and 3/4 bedrooms. There is a large driveway and gardens.
The entrance vestibule with storm doors and traditional mosaic stone flooring provides access to the original timber front door with stained glass inserts. An airy reception hall, lit from a stair skylight, leads to a large, bright south facing lounge with period style open fire and original cornice and ceiling rose. The downstairs bathroom features tongue and groove panelling, an over bath rain shower and attractive glazed door. The large fully re-fitted dining size kitchen is equipped with grey wooden units, solid oak worktops, pulley, ceramic tiled floor and Belfast sink. There is a free standing range cooker and integrated dishwasher. The adjoining utility room allows access to the secure rear garden and also provides additional cupboard space, oak worktops, a sink, plumbing for washing machine, cloak/boot storage area and housing for the boiler. A large, second downstairs reception room overlooking the rear garden could also be used as a bedroom. The bright upper landing is accessed via a curved stair with walnut balustrade. This provides access to the master bedroom with in-built wardrobe and large en-suite bathroom with travertine tiles, wall mounted WC, wash hand basin and deep bath with shower over. There are 2 velux windows with rural views. A further double and single bedroom completes the upper floor. The property retains many period features such as stained glass, high ceilings with decorative cornicing, ceiling roses and high moulded skirtings. It is decorated throughout in neutral tones. An excellent variety of rooms means the property is eminently flexible and can be adapted to various family needs.
To the front of the property there is a large private driveway which has been partially tarmacked and can accommodate up to 3 cars. The front garden is laid mainly to level grass, whilst bounded by an attractive blond sandstone wall with herbaceous borders. The secure rear garden which is west facing, provides an ideal sun spot for the afternoon and evening. The original coal shed now serves as an outbuilding for garden tools and bikes. The property is fully double glazed with gas central heating.
Located in the picturesque East Dunbartonshire village of Balmore, the area is perfect for those looking to enjoy a taste of the country with all the convenience of city living nearby. There are numerous walks and cycle routes from the front door. The Forth and Clyde Canal is a one mile walk along a country path.Balmore is close to the wealth of amenities in Bearsden, Milngavie and Bishopbriggs. Glasgow's West end and city centre are also close at hand. The house lies within the catchment area of well quoted schools including Douglas Academy.