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fol­lows the lines of the An­to­nine Wall. This house has a draw­ing room, sit­ting room, study, din­ing kitchen, cloak­room, laun­dry/util­ity and a 30ft side ex­ten­sion (cur­rently a garden/ din­ing room) with win­dows on three sides and French doors to the garden. Up­stairs are four spa­cious dou­ble bed­rooms (one en suite) and bath­room, while a fixed stair­case pro­vides ac­cess to a siz­able floored and lined at­tic. Tan­tallon is for sale at of­fers over £725,000.

Ch­esters Road, in Old Bears­den, is an­other sought af­ter lo­cale. Craigvilla, at No.6, is an un­usual prop­erty, built in colo­nial style on a cor­ner plot of three-quar­ters of an acre with a sweep­ing drive­way and an abun­dance of ma­ture trees. The six-bed­roomed house features a se­cluded 28ft out­door heated swim­ming pool within the fully en­closed rear garden, where there is also a wood­land area and a water fea­ture link­ing two ponds. With more than 4000 sq ft of space, Craigvilla in­cludes a 32ft for­mal lounge with two fire­places and French doors to an ad­join­ing garden room. Although re­quir­ing mod­erni­sa­tion, it has some ex­cep­tion­ally fine pe­riod features, in­clud­ing wood pan­elling, stained glass win­dows, or­nate plas­ter­work and orig­i­nal fire­places. Slater Hogg & How­i­son’s Bears­den of­fice is seek­ing of­fers in the re­gion of £675,000.

Bears­den’s mix in­cludes more re­cent new-build de­vel­op­ments. One that is on­go­ing is Academy Grove on Mor­ven Road, where Bett Homes has tra­di­tional-style four and five-bed­room vil­las with de­signer kitchens, in­te­grated ap­pli­ances, con­tem­po­rary bath­rooms and slid­ing-door wardrobe sys­tems. Prices range from £430,000 to £599,000.

West­point Homes has plans for a devel­op­ment on the site of the former Scotus Col­lege be­tween Thorn Road and Ch­esters Road. With the first prop­er­ties likely to be ready for com­ple­tion in Au­gust, the new Scotus Col­lege will com­prise a va­ri­ety of house styles rang­ing from de­tached fam­ily homes to re­fur­bished and new-build apart­ments and a sta­ble con­ver­sion. For more de­tails con­tact West­point Homes or Co­rum Prop­erty.

No.6 WES­T­END: for sale at of­fers over £345,000.

CRAIGVILLA: at of­fers around £675,000, it features an out­door swim­ming pool, left.

TAN­TALLON: for sale at of­fers over


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