Focus: East Kilbride area
The first of Scotland’s five New Towns, East Kilbride’s 69-year history has seen it extend outwards from its roots in the original village and town centre to form residential precincts, each with its own local shops, schools and community facilities. For
Offers over £240k
DRIVING from East Kilbride, the Strathaven Road cuts through the village of Chapelton, where properties include a detached, twostorey cottage dating back to 1857 and constructed by a master stone builder. This home’s mix of traditional and modern features combines character with convenience and includes a few unexpected surprises.
A porch leads into a hall, off which is a double bedroom and spacious living room that extends around the staircase into a dining room – a combined open-plan space with windows to the front, back and on two sides. Beyond this is a white high-gloss fitted breakfasting kitchen with doors to both the garden and a rear hall, off which is a utility, cloakroom – and, finally, an unexpected 20ft games room with French doors to the garden.
On the floor above are two further double bedrooms and a shower room. One bedroom is adjacent to a dressing room that could be made into another bedroom, if required. Set in attractive gardens with a driveway and double garage to the rear, this is a substantial family home in a village that offers easy commuting – and, conveniently, a new primary school, shop, inn and a nine-hole golf course and 12-bay driving range.
Offers over £240,000 are invited by Slater Hogg & Howison in East Kilbride.
LOCATED on the outer edge of East Kilbride’s Stewartfield area, Kittoch Muir is a quiet residential estate developed by Redrow Homes in a style more akin to a village in the East Neuk of Fife, owing to its stone walls and white render house styles.
Number six Castlehill Green is one of the larger homes, having been extended and improved by its present owners to provide over 2000 square feet of family living space.
The ground floor of this L-shaped villa includes an entrance hall leading to a 20ft-dining kitchen with utility off, cloakroom, dining room and adjacent lounge – both with patio door access to the garden.
There is also a study off the hall, which opens into a family room with garden access. Upstairs are four bedrooms, two of which have en suite facilities, and main family bathroom. It is for sale with Corum’s Netherlee branch at offers over £299,000.