- Substantial stone-built villa
- Flexible 8 apartment layout over 3 levels
- Plethora of original features
- Splendid open views to front
- Nicely arranged garden plot
- Driveway & garage
- One of Burnside's most cherished addresses
**CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 27TH MAY @ 11AM** Number 4 Albany Drive is offered to the open market for the first time in over fifty years and presents an incredibly unique opportunity to own a substantial stone built semi-detached villa in one of the best addresses in central Burnside, only a stone’s throw from the many and varied amenities on Stonelaw Road. The house dates to the turn of the century and sits upon a nicely arranged garden plot that is not directly overlooked at the rear, with some of the most breath-taking views to front, over the surrounding district and beyond towards the Cathkin Braes.
The house bears all the hallmarks of a magnificent period home and is brimming with original character and charm, offering an incredibly spacious and versatile eight apartment layout across three levels and with a generous footprint of around 209 sq. m (2,249 sq. ft).
In terms of accommodation the property is entered via a covered portico and vestibule into an expansive reception hallway with under stair cloaks cupboard and staircase off to the upper level. There is a fantastic formal lounge with tiled fireplace detail to focal wall and a broad bay window over the gardens to front. The family/sitting room is a double aspect room, with a fireplace to focal wall, and there is a formal dining room leading off to the kitchen which has a walk-in pantry, original gas Aga, and allows passage through to a side porch with guest w.c and door direct to the garden. The upper half landing has excellent walk-in storage and gives access to a good-sized double bedroom and wet room. The main upper landing has further in-built storage and provides access to three bedrooms, including the principal which features a bay window and splendid open views to front. A further fixed stair from the upper reception hall leads to a landing at attic level with a substantial bedroom off and access to a walk-in attic storage area. The specification includes a system of gas fired central heating.
Outside, the garden grounds are enclosed and mostly laid to lawn with bordering mature trees/shrubs aiding in a good degree of privacy/seclusion, particularly at the rear. There is a driveway providing ample off-street parking that leads to a large, detached garage at the rear with power and lighting.
The property is quietly positioned within walking distance of shops and amenities upon Stonelaw Road. More extensive facilities can be found on Rutherglen Main Street and further afield at Kingsgate Retail Park, which is only a short drive away. Recreational pursuits within the general area include well maintained parks, bowling/golf clubs, tennis courts, gyms and excellent schooling is available locally at primary and secondary levels. There are excellent bus links to the City Centre with Burnside train station only a short walk away. There are also excellent road links to the surrounding areas and the Central Belt motorway network system.
The Energy Performance rating on this property is Band E.