A CHARMING Victorian villa in Kilcreggan thought to date from 1880 - which comes with a separate cottage and wonderful views over the Firth of Clyde - has gone on the market.

Oakdene, on Argyll Road, is up for sale at offers over £535,000, and there is sure to be no shortage of admirers.

With an impressive drawing/dining room, contemporary fitted kitchen with central island, grounds extending to approximately half an acre, and outbuildings all included in the sale, the home is a stunning addition to the Helensburgh and Lomond property market.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The property boasts stunning views over the Firth of Clyde and beyondThe property boasts stunning views over the Firth of Clyde and beyond

The sales listing on Savills states: "Oakdene is secluded, a driveway leads down to a charming Victorian villa built around 1880 in sandstone under a slate roof.

"The house has been expertly upgraded to the highest standard, while retaining the character expected of a house from this period with original features including herringbone parquet floors.

"Double storm doors lead to the entrance vestibule with mosaic tiled floor, from here a door leads to the main reception hallway with a staircase leading to the first floor, under stair storage cupboards and access to the ground floor rooms.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The house is on the market for offers over £535,000The house is on the market for offers over £535,000

"To the left is the most impressive drawing/dining room with box bay window and magnificent aspects over the Firth of Clyde and beyond to the Isle of Bute and Arran.

"There is an ornate fireplace and cornicing, and the sitting area is open plan to the dining room which has a window to the rear and door to the rear hallway. A further reception room sits to the front and also has wonderful views with an inset fire and cornice.

Helensburgh Advertiser: Oakdene dates back to the late 19th centuryOakdene dates back to the late 19th century

"A rear hallway with store cupboard gives access to the bathroom and kitchen. The bathroom has a three piece suite with Philippe Starck bath and hand shower, tiled surround, with a window to the side. The kitchen features splendid contemporary white fitted base units, a central island and additional double height unit. Appliances include a Falcon professional range cooker with coordinating splashback and extractor hood, integrated microwave and dishwasher.

"A door leads to the utility room which offers excellent storage, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and a door to the rear gardens.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The property is being listed by SavillsThe property is being listed by Savills

"The upper floor is accessed from the staircase in the main hallway with balustrade and handrail leading to a half landing with feature stained glass window. Here the main double shower room and separate WC are located.

"On the first floor landing there are five bedrooms, one of which is presently used as a home office/study; all have stunning views."

Helensburgh Advertiser: A separate cottage is included in the saleA separate cottage is included in the sale

Separate to the main house is a detached cottage of considerable character. It comprises kitchen with wood burning stove, sitting room with French doors, double bedroom and en suite shower room.

Two detached timber garages, wine storage and bike store are also included in the sale.

For more information visit savills.co.uk.

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