Built by the current owner in 1984, East Farmhouse is a fine detached house on one and a half storeys of brick with a tiled roof and white render finish. The property is set within approximately 0.72 acres and is …
Built by the current owner in 1984, East Farmhouse is a fine detached house on one and a half storeys of brick with a tiled roof and white render finish. The property is set within approximately 0.72 acres and is well placed in a convenient and highly accessible location in Rutherglen, south east Glasgow.
The Cathkin Braes Country Park (200m above sea level) covers 493 acres and is the highest point in Glasgow. It has panoramic views over the city and beyond including the Gleniffer Braes and the Campsie range. It was a rally point in the Radical War. There are some excellent mountain bike trails and nature walks across the park. The Cathkin Braes Golf Club founded in 1888, is the oldest golf course in Glasgow, and is widely regarded as one of the best inland courses on the West of Scotland.
Silverburn Shopping Centre is about 8 miles and the thriving city of Glasgow (about 20 minutes) is easily reached and is famous for its shopping, bars and restaurants, and is home to over 20 museums and art galleries. Rutherglen is well served with shops and professional services and there is an excellent train service from Burnside (about 1.5 miles) into the city centre. There are many Private schools available in Glasgow with Hutchesons Grammar (5 miles) and Belmont (7 miles) close by. Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports offer regular scheduled and international flights and are 13 miles and 38 miles respectively.
East Farm was originally a dairy farm. The house is built on the site of the former farmhouse to create a large family home. The private gravelled drive leads up to the courtyard to the rear of the property which has an extensive parking area. The house provides excellent spacious family accommodation, occupying an elevated position with lovely established gardens. An entrance porch with tiled flooring, leads into the hall. The comfortable sitting room has a lovely open fireplace with marble surround and views over the courtyard. The large open plan living room / dining room with patio doors has an open fire with stone surround.
The kitchen/family/breakfast room, is a generous space with traditional farmhouse style floor and wall units and a large island unit incorporating additional storage space with extractor hood. Integrated appliances include electric double oven and separate hob. A door leads to a separate utility room with plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. The rear entrance has a cloakroom w.c. with boot room area.
On the first floor, there are 4 bedrooms (one en suite bathroom), bathroom with bath, separate shower, w.c. and sink with fitted furniture, Bedroom 5 / Family Room. East Farmhouse has gas fired central heating and has ample storage throughout.
Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Sitting Room, Living Room / Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, 2 w.c.s.
First Floor: 4 Bedrooms (one en suite), Bedroom 5 / Family Room, Bathroom.
The gravelled courtyard includes a patio seating area approached from the dining room patio doors. To the front of the property, the extensive gardens are mainly down to lawn and are well stocked with many mature colourful shrubs including rhododendrons and 2 large spruce trees, the gardens are sheltered by Leylandii evergreen hedging.
From East Kilbride, take the A749 towards Rutherglen and Glasgow city centre. Proceed along this road and just before you reach Cathkin Road (B759), turn left (signed East Farm) and proceed up the drive.
East Farm, East Kilbride Road, Rutherglen, Glasgow, G73 5RB