Hungryside sits in a charming position in rural Central Scotland within East Dunbartonshire, bordering the Forth and Clyde Canal. The property lies in an area of great natural beauty and tranquillity in a prime location near the foot of …
Hungryside sits in a charming position in rural Central Scotland within East Dunbartonshire, bordering the Forth and Clyde Canal. The property lies in an area of great natural beauty and tranquillity in a prime location near the foot of the Campsie Hills. The village of Torrance offers a selection of local amenities including two hairdressers, shops including a convenience store, dentist, bakery, post office, chemist and newsagents. It is also highly convenient for nearby Strathkelvin Retail Park which includes a Marks & Spencer food store.
There are three village pubs and recreation facilities include tennis courts, a bowling club and nearby golf courses. Torrance is surrounded by picturesque scenery and is a short drive from the suburbs of Bearsden, Milngavie and Bishopbriggs where a wider selection of facilities are on offer along with rail links to Glasgow’s West End, City Centre, Edinburgh and the North. The town of Lennoxtown has a variety of local shops and services including a hotel, pub, doctors, dentist and supermarket. The area is also serviced by a number of nurseries, primary and secondary schools. The area has many great walks, cycle routes along the old canal networks, rural attractions and a variety of other leisure activities to be enjoyed locally including horse riding, golfing and bowling.
Local schooling is highly regarded and includes Torrance Primary School, Baldernock Primary School, a charming traditional school surrounded by farmland and Milngavie Primary some 6 miles distant. Secondary schooling is provided at Bishopbriggs Academy (4.4 miles), Lenzie Academy (4.8 miles) and Bearsden Academy (7.2 miles). Private schooling can be found nearby at The High School of Glasgow (7.6 miles) and Glasgow Academy (7.8 miles).
The closest train stations are in Bishopbriggs, Lenzie and Milngavie. Glasgow Airport is 15 miles distant and Edinburgh Airport is approximately 44 miles distant from the property.
The property is well placed for access to the motorway networks and is within close proximity to the M80 providing swift access to the North and South.
Hungryside is accessed via a sweeping tree lined driveway which curves around the rear of the outbuildings up to the gardens at the rear of the property. The house itself is a single storey dwelling of harled and brick render under a tiled roof. The accommodation has generous proportions and comprises of three bedrooms, one bathroom, living room and dining kitchen. The views to the rear, enjoyed from the kitchen and two bedrooms are also delightful and overlook the gardens and woodlands which attract an abundance of local wildlife. The fully fitted kitchen is proportionately sizeable and adequately fits a dining table for six or more. The living room has a feature fireplace and is positioned to take advantage of the best view from the property which includes the gardens to the front.
The gardens are bounded by perimeter fencing and herbaceous shrubs including rhododendrons and maturing Pine and Ash trees. The gardens to the front are predominantly laid to lawn. The gardens to the rear include a kitchen garden with boundary fence, a patio, a substantial chicken run with coop, kennels with dog run and an established woodland with burn which provides shelter and privacy from the canal which is sited to the south east boundary.
The outbuildings comprise of three buildings. One is of traditional stone construction and two are steel framed with corrugated cladding. The buildings have been in commercial use in recent years and comprise of two storage buildings and a workshop with mezzanine level and offices. The buildings were built around the 1920’s, all are single storey steel frame structures with asbestos cement sheets to the roof and brickwork and profiled metal panels to the side walls. The sheds sit on a level site formed by cutting into the original sloping ground profile. The Forth and Clyde Canal is located around 25m south of the site.
Steps up to the solid wood front door with glazed panels either side. Entrance hallway, carpeted. Living room with feature gas fireplace, carpeted. Dining kitchen with fully fitted floor and wall units, stainless steel sink and linoleum flooring. Porch with rear door to garden off kitchen with tiled floor. Two hall cupboards. Family bathroom with bath with electric shower over, WC and wash hand basin and mirrored cabinet. Bedroom 1 with integrated wardrobes and full length window, carpeted.
Bedroom 2 with integrated wardrobes, carpeted. Master bedroom with full length window overlooking the gardens, carpeted.
Woodlands including Pine and Ash trees and herbaceous shrubs to the boundaries. Perimeter fencing throughout. Gardens to the front primarily laid to lawn with paved pathway to four sides of the property. Enclosed chicken run with coop. Dog run with kennels. Timber shed. Three designated parking areas, one at the top of the drive by the rear of the house and one to the right and front of the outbuildings. Former air raid shelter within the grounds.
Shed 1. Single storey steel frame comprising rolled steel beams for columns and gable posts with duo pitched steel roof trusses formed using angle sections. 13.6m x 13.26m
Shed 2. Single storey steel frame of column and truss arrangement 8.81m x 11.86m
Shed 3. Single storey steel frame of column and truss arrangement 15.75m x 14.01m