Our team at Clyde Property Helensburgh already know what a wonderful place Helensburgh is, but it’s really great to have this announced in a national newspaper! Along with 11 other wonderful Scottish towns and cities, Helensburgh has been named one of the Best Places to Live 2017 by The Sunday Times on 19th March 2017.
Chosen by an expert panel of judges, this list of top locations was based upon their own experience of these places and a range of data and statistics including education, jobs, crime, culture, transportation, local amenities, community spirit, weather, broadband speed and, of course, property.
Other Scottish towns and cities on the list are: Banchory (Aberdeenshire), Cramond (Firth of Forth), Cromarty (Ross and Cromarty), Dunblane (Stirlingshire), Dundee, Gairloch (Selkirkshire), Shawlands (Glasgow), Killearn (Stirlingshire), Melrose (Borders), North Berwick (East Lothian), and Orkney (Northern Isle).
The Sunday Times possesses a unique understanding of the wider UK housing market, providing comprehensive property coverage to help readers and their families find the ideal place to call home. Helen Davies, Home Editor of the Sunday Times, comments:
”This is the fifth year we have compiled the list, and this year’s is even bigger and better – the guide is more personal, more detailed and more comprehensive than ever before. The list weighs up everything from considering the likely impact of the local plan, to whether the post office is still open, the range of housing, and the quality of coffee. Numbers of a spreadsheet can only tell us so much so we carefully balance statistics with out writers’ decades of knowledge.”
Helensburgh local property market
As reported in our latest Helensburgh property market update blog, our local branch continued to see strong demand for all types of homes throughout 2016. The property market is also becoming far less seasonal, which was particularly evident in the final quarter of last year when we had two closing dates just before Christmas.
Along with the recent announcement of £1.3 billion naval investment at Faslane, we predict an increasingly positive and lucrative property market in the years ahead.
Recent Property Sales Highlights in Helensburgh
Queen Street, Helensburgh. Under offer
Offers over £525,000
This distinctive and incredibly elegant detached stone Victorian villa dates back to the 1860s. Situated in peaceful part of town in the highly desirable upper west side of Helensburgh, this beautiful family home is set amidst half an acre of luscious mature gardens, a bright open-plan dining kitchen
Retaining a wealth of distinctive period features both inside and out,
Haywood comprises six bedrooms, a and with accommodation perfectly proportioned for the larger family, with its six bedrooms, a large drawing room and separate lounge, great living space and a versatile and adaptable layout.
Back Road, Clynder. Under offer
Offers over £310,000
Constructed around 2004, Oakhill House in Clynder is a striking modern detached home with a versatile and impeccably presented interior. Extending to well over 2,500 square feet, the property is ideal for the larger family.
Consisting of five bedrooms, a spacious lounge, dining kitchen, and family room leading out to a beautiful sun room, the property is set amidst extensive garden grounds and enjoys a private location in a picturesque part of the Rosneath Peninsula.
Lower Sutherland Crescent, Helensburgh. Sold at Closing Date
Offers over £398,000
This beautiful detached, blonde sandstone Victorian villa is situated on one of Helensburgh’s most prestigious tree-lined crescents. Sold at closing date by Clyde Property Helensburgh, we were asked market this stunning home following an unsuccessfully listing by another local agent.
Internally, the four/five-bedroom property has many stunning period features, including ornate cornicing, picture rails, original panel doors, tall skirting boards and ornate staircase and balustrade. Ideally placed for nearby schooling and local amenities, this versatile accommodation is the perfect family home in Helensburgh.
Pier Road, Rhu. Under Offer
Offers over £315,000
Sold at closing date after an unsuccessful listing by another agent, Rowmore Lodge is a mid-19th-century property that was originally the coach house to Rowmore Mansion. An impressive and beautifully designed country home boasting over 2,000 square feet of accommodation and expansive garden grounds to the rear, there is further for the new owner to to develop and extend the property.
Tucked away in an enviably quiet setting in the conservation village of Rhu, this impressive property is approached by a sweeping tree-lined driveway and comprises four well-proportioned bedrooms, a large lounge and family room, and a semi open-plan dining kitchen.
With a host of outstanding modern and period features, including beamed ceilings, exposed stone features walls, timber flooring, arched astragal windows, cast iron and solid timber fire surrounds, and a range cooker.
To contact Clyde Property Helensburgh, please use the details below:
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