0/1 Dalglennan Lodge, 54 James Street
, Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, G84 8XH

Helensburgh, Argyll and Bute, G84 8XH
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Ground Floor Apartment


3 Bedrooms


1 Bathroom


1 Reception Room


Property Description

An absolutely charming Victorian Main Door, ground floor, Conversion in the sought after West End of the town and less than 1/2 mile to centre. Sizeable private garden and a sweeping drive.

  • Main door Entrance(Vestibule)
  • Reception hall
  • Lounge
  • 3 Bedrooms (used currently 2 plus dining room)
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom

The original house is believed to date from the mid-19th century and is a handsome stone villa. Converted in the 1950s, we understand, this and the upper conversion, and gardens, are quite independent of each other with this, the main door lower conversion, having all of the front garden. Only last year (2023) was the roof re-slated the sharp lines of which can be seen here.

Our client has owned the property for some 17 years and in that time has invested including installing the kitchen and more recently the bathroom as well as, about five years ago we are informed, replacing the windows with modern uPVC double glazed units. Central heating is mains gas and has a fairly new (December 2020) Glow Worm Betacom 30c combination boiler.

Decoratively, the house is very attractively presented with most areas having gorgeous traditional pine floorboards. The period oak fireplace, with mirror over-mantle, is a superb feature in the lounge with its living flame gas fire providing a cosy luxury for those cold autumn and winter nights.

As a property it should appeal to individuals and couples are like, young, middle-aged, or retired and may too attract interest from some family buyers given the scope for three bedrooms and the relative proximity to Hermitage Primary and, the private, Lomond school.


  • Vestibule - entered via a large, original, storm door. Quarry tiled floor. Glass internal door opens to the hall.
  • Reception Hall - this is warm and inviting, running the depth of the house with back door.
  • Lounge - this is a truly lovely room with windows south (three-frame and with cushioned window seat) and west (single frame). At the focal point is the delightful fire surround with over-mantle and a polished cast iron fireplace with the living flame coal effect gas fire.
  • Dining Room/Bedroom 3 - used as a dining room currently but a third double bedroom if needed. East window.
  • Kitchen - this is arranged on a galley style with units, essentially, along one wall. These are in a white “New England” style and have solid Beech worktops into which is set a Belfast sink. As a contemporary touch the wall splashbacks are clad in metal - nice feature. Appliances include - 4 burner gas hob, electric oven, filter cooker hood, washing machine, and fridge-freezer. A cute little breakfast bar arrangement with solid wood tops has been made in the corner by the west facing side window.
  • Bedroom 1 - a lovely principal bedroom with a wide, 3-frame, front facing(south) window overlooking the garden.
  • Bedroom 2 - a charming bedroom with a rear(north) window below which a brick, almost fireplace like, feature (painted white) has been made.
  • Bathroom - this has a modern white, four-piece, suite including a corner shower enclosure with a Triton T80z electric shower. Tiled floor, tiled walls.Garden

The property has its own drive, with gates, that sweeps to the front of the house where there is a crazy paved area with plenty of space for cars. The garden lies to the front and is mainly to grass (moss) on which is a magnificent Beech tree. There is plenty of planting with rhododendrons providing a burst of colour in Spring. Greenhouse. To the rear of the property there is a shared pathway which provides access via a gate to West Montrose Street. By the back door is an outside store cupboard for the property. To rear the rear of the building the lower conversion owns the store beneath the stair of the upper conversion and has shared ownership of the rear pathway to West Montrose Street.


The coastal town of Helensburgh provides wonderful views across the Firth of Clyde and, falling within Argyll and Bute is on the doorstep of some of Scotland's most wonderful scenery including nearby Loch Lomond. Its town centre has a wide array of quality independent retailers along with a Boots and a Tesco store, with a large Morrisons at the eastern end of the town. Helensburgh Central railway station offer services to Glasgow and Edinburgh with the additional feature of Helensburgh Upper station (The West highland line) heading northbound as well as providing a sleeper service to London. Helensburgh has a Golf Club, the fantastic facility of Hermitage Park and at the top of the town the world-renowned hill house by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. For those commuting to Glasgow the railway line is an obvious choice but for those taking a car Glasgow is approx. 25 miles away.

Sat Nav Ref: G84 8XH


More Details

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

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