38 Westbourne Crescent
, Bearsden, G61 4HD

Bearsden, G61 4HD
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Detached House


4 Bedrooms


3 Bathrooms


2 Reception Rooms


Double Garage


Property Description

A stunning architect designed four-bedroom contemporary Detached House built in 2009 and that year’s winner of the best eco house UK in the Daily Telegraph/Home Building and Renovating magazine award. It was also featured within Homes and Interiors Scotland the following year.

A unique home it is a fantastic property with significant eco-credentials and is built on a gently sloping garden, configured to take full advantage of a wonderful southwards view over the city as well as to the rear towards the protected woodland of Bearsden’s Roman Antonine Wall park.

  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Open-plan Lounge/Dining Room/ Kitchen
  • Family Room
  • Bathroom
  • 2 Ensuite Shower Rooms
  • Utility Room
  • 2 Balconies
  • Double Garage

The floor plan herein details the layout. One can see that the main living area, and kitchen is located on the upper level of the house to take best advantage of the views afforded, the light which floods the house, and is arranged on an appealing open-plan basis.

The property, across all floors and balconies, extends to some 2218sq ft(206 sq m), net internal, and boasts a very high specification that includes superb, double-glazed windows by Denmark’s Rationel that are finished in aluminium cladding externally with the warmth of natural, painted, wood to the inside. Bi-fold doors open to the front facing balcony and a French door opens to the rear balcony. Heating is by heat pump and a system of fully programmable under floor heating. In addition, there is a Scan 50 wood burning stove. The heat pump also heats the 250-litre water tank which provides ample capacity and pressure for the various taps/showers. The property was constructed in insulated concrete form work (ICF) to better create an airtight construction enabling concrete intermediary floors to store energy from the properties south facing windows. The roof overhangs to the south elevation ensure shading in the summer and with a low winter sun, passive solar gain. External walls are treated by Sto Acrylic render with the feature of western red cedar panels. The roof design, with its mono-pitches, is architecturally impressive and essentially maintenance free in terne-coated stainless steel.

The house is located nearby Castlehill primary school and falls within the catchment for Bearsden Academy, which is now ranked, for the second year running, the number two state secondary in Scotland for academic results. Beside Bearsden Academy is St Nicholas’ primary school with Bearsden also home to the Junior School for The High School of Glasgow. Bearsden Cross, the heart of the town, is approximately a 10-to-15-minute walk where you will find an excellent selection of shops and amenities. Just South of the cross is Bearsden railway station.

Entrance Level

  • Hall - entered via an impressive contemporary designed door. The hall has a cloak store and the feature of a wonderful glass wall extending up the staircase.
  • Family Room - with French doors to the rear garden. Currently also used, in part, as a Home Office.
  • Utility Room - fitted with kitchen cabinets, worksurface, space for appliances. Door to the rear garden.
  • Bedroom 1 - the main bedroom has a corner window arrangement. Fitted wardrobe provision.
  • Ensuite Shower Room (No.1) - serving the main bedroom this is well equipped and well finished and features a powerful thermostatic shower.
  • Bedroom 2 - another double bedroom also with the benefit of a shower room.
  • Ensuite Shower Room (No.2) - another contemporary design three-piece suite with the shower enclosure, again with thermostatic shower.
  • Bedroom 3 - another double bedroom.
  • Bedroom 4 - fine size single room.
  • Bathroom - this has a four-piece suite including a shower enclosure with thermostatic shower.

Upper Level

  • Lounge - as detailed above the lounge forms part of the main living area which is arranged on an open plan basis. Here is the scan wood burning stove and a wide set of Bi-fold doors to the south facing balcony.
  • Balcony - this provides an amazing panoramic view across Glasgow and with its south facing orientation is a great spot for alfresco dining and drinks in Spring and Summer months.
  • Dining area - set at the top of the stairs this is a bright space illuminated by a bank of windows to the south. Easy connection to the kitchen.
  • Kitchen - the kitchen features a large roof light for additional light and has the aforementioned French door to the rear balcony, a great spot for a late evening drink. All integrated appliances as seen will be included in the sale.

Lower Level

  • Here is the property’s double garage which has two remote controlled electric garage doors by Hormann that are timber clad to the exterior to compliment the timber detailing of the external walls. It has power and light installed. The hot water cylinder is located here along with the control units for the heating system. Connecting door via stairs to the entrance hall.


  • There is a gravel driveway to the front with space to park four cars with driveway lights set into side retaining walls. There is a low-level garden wall to the front and a pathway with steps, and beds, to the front door. Pathways to either side of the house lead to the rear garden which is enclosed by fencing and largely set to gravel with raised beds formed by decking boards. There is a small gate to the Antonine Wall park/woodland.

Sat NAV Ref: G61 4HD


More Details

Situation: Private Garden
Council Tax Band: G
Tenure: Freehold

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