Potential homeowners can look inside this “quirky” gothic style villa in Cove which has now hit the property market.

Constructed in the 1850's and looking for offers over £585,000, the home contains seven bedrooms and three family rooms.

The entrance vestibule leads into a hallway which features overhead cornicework and ornate plasterwork inserts with storage space and a staircase leading to the first floor.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The living roomThe living room (Image: Slater Hogg and Howison)

From here, there 20ft long living room can be accessed.

This room contains cornicework, a ceiling rose, a marble fire surround with an inset solid fuel fire, and a bay window showcasing a view of the front gardens and providing the room with natural light.

The family room has a rear facing window and another inset timber fire surround with a wood burning stove.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The family roomThe family room (Image: Slater Hogg and Howison)

The spacious kitchen can also be found off the reception hallway and has a dining area with inset seating, and a door connecting it to the family room.

Off the kitchen is a utility room which gives access to the garden on one side and a patio area on the other.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The kitchenThe kitchen (Image: Slater Hogg and Howison)

The rear area also features two garages, a large storage room, and another well-sized room connected to one of the garages.

An open plan ‘teenager suite’ with space for sleeping and socialising and with an ensuite bathroom is accessed via a ladder style stair found in one of the rear garages.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The 'teenager suite'The 'teenager suite' (Image: Slater Hogg and Howison)

This space has potential as either bedroom, workspace, or as a holiday let.

Completing the ground floor is a bedroom with corner windows and space for a king size double bed, as well as a w/c which is found under the stairs.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The principal bedroomThe principal bedroom (Image: Slater Hogg and Howison)

Moving upstairs, five bedrooms can be found on the first floor – with most containing storage facilities.

The principal bedroom has an oriel style window providing views over the gardens to the water.

This room also has a wood burning fire and a balcony which can be accessed via the deep sash style windows.

Helensburgh Advertiser: One of the home's bedroomsOne of the home's bedrooms (Image: Slater Hogg and Howison)

A compact family bathroom with a roll top bath, w/c, and wash hand basin can also be found on this floor.

The gardens, which are surrounded by stone walls on all sides, a have been well maintained and contain lawns to the front, side, and rear as well as a variety of plants, shrubs, and trees.

A driveway leads in off Shore Road and a large garage can also be accessed and gives space for vehicle storage.

Helensburgh Advertiser: The rear gardenThe rear garden (Image: Slater Hogg and Howison)

Estate agents Slater Hogg and Howison said: “This superb, gothic style stone constructed detached villa oozes a wealth of charm, style, and grace.

“With a modern twist throughout all apartments, [the property] still manages to create a warm, cozy family home which is sure to impress and delight all who make the trip to the beautiful village of Cove to view.

“With a truly flexible layout of well-maintained and characterful accommodation to be enjoyed and manipulated as the new buyers sees fit, there are many interesting, quirky and joyous features to be found within.”


To see more or make an enquiry, visit: www.rightmove.co.uk/properties/147872033#.