A SUBSTANTIAL detached family home near the former St Peter's Seminary in Cardross has gone on the market.

Spanning 2,781 sq ft with eight bedrooms and four bathrooms, the property offers flexible family accommodation over two levels plus spectacular views over the surrounding countryside towards the waters of the Firth of Clyde.

The property listing states: "Brae O' Kilmahew is positioned in the conservation village of Cardross overlooking the Firth of Clyde near Helensburgh, one of western Scotland's most desirable villages."

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For everyday access a door leads from the driveway at the rear into the boot room, through to the rear hallway which gives access to the well appointed kitchen with floor and wall units, central island and windows to the rear and dining hatch to the dining room.

The dining room can be accessed from the kitchen, rear hallway and the main reception hallway making it a versatile space enabling an easy flow through the ground floor.

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The drawing room is split level with full picture windows framing beautiful views over the fields in front and beyond to the Firth of Clyde.

A glazed door leads to the side garden.

There are two ground floor bedrooms, one of which has an en suite shower room.

A WC completes the downstairs accommodation.

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A timber stairway with full height windows leads to the first floor. Here there are six further bedrooms including the generously sized principal bedroom suite with en suite shower room and dressing room and wonderful views.

Also on the first floor are the family shower room, separate bathroom and a useful linen room.

The gardens are mainly laid to lawn to the side with shrubs and bushes, parking from the driveway for several cars, carport and workshop.

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Property agent Cameron Ewer said: "Great space and location and plenty of scope for a new owner to update to their own style."

The home is being listed by Savills and is on the market for offers over £475,000.

For more information visit savills.co.uk.