A rare opportunity to acquire this detached bungalow, set within generous and private garden grounds (circa one acre), commanding elevated views over the surrounding countryside and beyond. Oaklea is a 1950s detached bungalow that offers flexible accommodation with plenty of scope for further development.
Hazelden remains one of the most sought after pockets within Newton Mearns and in recent years has probably become one of Glasgow’s premier residential addresses. Enjoying a countryside setting, the area displays a range of individual dwelling houses set within the rolling countryside, just a short drive from Mearns Cross and The Avenue Shopping Centre.
A deceptively spacious family home with many rooms oriented to enjoy the views over the surrounding countryside affording flexible accommodation extending to around 4,015Sqft (373 Sqm) formed over three levels, including the integral garage. At present the accommodation would benefit from a degree of cosmetic upgrading and comprises:
Ground Floor: Large welcoming reception hall affording to first floor and lower ground floor accommodation. Bright and spacious sitting room commanding expansive views. Patio doors open to rear garden. Formal dining room, again with lovely views. Home office with patio doors to gardens. Guest bedroom with fitted wardrobes and ensuite shower room. Dining kitchen fitted with a range of wall mounted and floor standing units with complementary worktop surfaces. Double doors open from kitchen to the generously proportioned conservatory with aspects over the gardens and surrounding countryside. A guest WC completes the ground floor accommodation.
First Floor: Upper landing enjoying views over the surrounding countryside affording access to three double bedrooms. Large master bedroom with Juliette balcony, fitted wardrobes and ensuite bathroom, with separate shower enclosure. Bedroom three and bedroom four are serviced by the house family bathroom.
Lower Ground Floor: Double garage with remote controlled electric door. Internal staircase to ground floor. Storage.
A particular feature of Oaklea are the garden grounds. The grounds extend to circa one acre or thereby and provide privacy and shelter. The gardens boast expansive lawns and terraces and afford lovely elevated aspects over the surrounding countryside. There is an illuminated monobloc driveway to the front providing parking for multiple vehicles and an integral double garage with internal staircase.
A hugely popular suburb, Newton Mearns is a welcoming, family friendly town, with a fantastic, lively and inclusive community. If you choose to live in Newton Mearns, you will have access to some of Scotland's highest attaining primary and secondary schools, including Kirkhill Primary School, St Clare’s and Calderwood Lodge Primary Schools, Mearns Castle and St. Ninian’s High Schools. Newton Mearns is within easy reach of the private Belmont House School and a number of school-run pick-up points for private schools in Glasgow.
Newton Mearns is located approximately 9 miles from Glasgow City Centre. Commuter routes are served by the M77, M8 and Glasgow Orbital motorways which also provide 30 minute journey times to both Glasgow and Prestwick international airports. There are regular train and bus services to Glasgow, East Kilbride and the beautiful Ayrshire coast.
Recognised as providing amongst the highest standards of local amenities, Newton Mearns offers an array of healthcare centres, banks and libraries and a broad range of supermarkets, boutique shops and restaurants, including The Avenue Shopping Centre and The Greenlaw Retail Park includes Waitrose and Tesco Metro.
Local sports and recreational facilities include David Lloyd Rouken Glen, Parklands Country Club, Cathcart, Williamwood and Whitecraigs Golf Clubs, a number of private bowling clubs and Whitecraigs tennis club. East Renfrewshire Council's own excellent sports and leisure facilities at Eastwood Toll. If you are an outdoors lover, Rouken Glen Park, voted Best Park in the UK 2016, is nearby with walking trails through the woods, a great adventure play area, a skate park, five a side football pitches and a boating pond.
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