The Herald Magazine - - etc -

ONE of the great things about Glas­gow is the num­ber of small out­ly­ing vil­lage prop­er­ties that pro­vide easy ac­cess to the city cen­tre, while of­fer­ing a ru­ral or semi-ru­ral life­style and independent char­ac­ter seem­ingly far re­moved from the ur­ban jun­gle. A prime ex­am­ple of this is Duntiglen­nan Farm House, which forms the ma­jor part of a tra­di­tional ru­ral farm steading con­ver­sion near Dun­tocher in West Dun­bar­ton­shire, a lo­ca­tion well placed for the A82, Ersk­ine Bridge and M8 mo­tor­way net­work, al­though not that you would know it given Duntiglen­nan’s out­look.

Thought to date back as far as the 1400s, the in­te­rior of this two-storey prop­erty has been fur­ther im­proved by the present own­ers to pro­vide an ex­cep­tional fam­ily home in a court­yard set­ting with the added ben­e­fit of pri­vate park­ing, beau­ti­ful gar­den grounds en­com­pass­ing pa­tio and seat­ing ar­eas, and views of the sur­round­ing coun­try­side.

Space is this home’s other ma­jor sell­ing point: the ground floor lay­out fea­tures a front­through-to-back-door hall­way, off which is a cloak­room, study/fourth bed­room, large liv­ing room with fea­ture fire­place, for­mal din­ing

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