Flat 5, 5 Kensington Road
, Dowanhill, Glasgow, G12 9LE

Dowanhill, Glasgow, G12 9LE
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First Floor Apartment


2 Bedrooms


1 Bathroom


1 Reception Room


897 sq.ft


Property Description

A wonderful, two-bedroom first floor conversion within Northbank House, located in the leafy residential District of Dowanhill in Glasgow’s West End. Converted to only six apartments in 1985, this handsome mansion house originally dates to circa mid-19th century and sits proudly elevated back from Kensington Road. Accessed via a curved, in and out driveway (including residents parking), and bound by a well-established tree lined hedge row with bookmark stone gate posts. To the south and west side of the building there are substantial walled residents’ gardens which are beautifully maintained. Internally, Flat 5 has been tastefully modernised, whilst carefully retaining and enhancing period features which blend effortlessly together to make this a truly fabulous West End home. From a well maintained and carpeted communal entrance hallway the accommodation includes a reception hall, immediately impressive living room with notably high ceilings, oriel bay window with lovely outlook, open plan kitchen by Porcelanosa, two excellent double sized bedrooms with bespoke fitted wardrobes and a very smart modern three-piece bathroom. The Dowanhill District is very popular and sought after as it offers immediate access to an enviable selection of amenities whilst also enjoying a peaceful and leafy location away from all the hustle and bustle.


  • Secure entry door to a lovely carpeted, entrance hall with sash windows on each half landing providing natural light. Between ground and first floor there is a lovely period leaded/stained glass window
  • Welcoming reception hallway with delicate ceiling cornice, neutral decoration, period radiator, walk in storage cupboard, additional storage with sliding doors, and stunning walnut timber floor coverings
  • A particularly impressive living room with three section corner oriel window and two additional front facing windows which offer a pleasant outlook down Lorraine Road and each way along Kensington Road. This lovely room is complete with decorative ceiling cornice, walnut flooring, together with an open kitchen
  • The kitchen is by Porcelanosa and includes a stylish range of base and wall units, together with an integrated microwave, oven, ceramic hob, extractor, fridge and freezer
  • Bedroom one is a spacious rear facing double room with ceiling cornice, bespoke fitted wardrobes, luxury carpet floor coverings, and rear aspect window overlooking beautiful, tended gardens,
  • Bedroom two is an excellent second double room with front aspect window, delicate ceiling cornice, fitted wardrobes, and luxury carpet floor coverings
  • The bathroom is complete with a stylish three-piece suite by Porcelanosa comprising WC, floating wash hand basin with vanity storage, bath, over bath shower, and all complemented with ¾ wall tiling and floor tiling, together with underfloor heating
  • Gas central heating
  • Professionally refurbished with draft exclusion sash windows
  • Beautifully maintained walled residents’ gardens
  • Residents off street parking together with on street permit parking

More Details

Council Tax Band: E
Tenure: Freehold

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