4 Drumclog Avenue, Milngavie, Glasgow, G62 8NA

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A truly exceptional detached villa dating from 1936 and occupying a beautifully established triple feu plot, ‘Gorse View’ is a home of a type rarely available to the open market. The property is set along a private road in the midst of one of Milngavie’s most salubrious locations, backing onto the acreage of the Drumclog moor and with a stunning open/leafy outlook from its front elevation. A must see for those looking to acquire their ‘forever’ home.


Initial first-hand inspection will uncover the aesthetic charm of the building, with a sharp white render contrasted by black dressings and a beautiful slate roof. The property has been extended a few times across the duration of our clients ownership, with the main addition being the double storey extension to the westerly elevation of the building (1980). The lead roofed ground floor addition/garden room (currently set up as fourth bedroom) was implemented in 2010 and really adds to the versatility of the accommodation. All in, the subjects measure to an approximate of 2,400 sq.ft, with a roomy layout of seven principal apartments and three bathrooms truly providing corners and retreats for all of the family.



Summary of Accommodation


  • Spacious entrance hallway with oak staircase, storage off
  • Large bay windowed lounge – log burning stove as focal point
  • Formal dining room – accessed to raised deck (south facing)
  • Well appointed kitchen – shaker style units, integrated appliances by Bosch, terracotta tiling
  • Boot/Cloaks area through to Utility Room/Pantry
  • Study/Snug – triple aspect window formation
  • Four notably spacious double bedrooms – including principal bedroom suite with dressing area and ensuite bathroom off and substantial secondary bedroom with full bay window
  • Three bathrooms (one family bathroom, separate full shower room, ensuite off principal bedroom)


Timber framed, double glazed sash in casement windows across accommodation, central heating boiler by Worcester Bosch (implemented in 2021/zoned two floor heating system), partially floored attic.


Externally, the property sits upon a stunning garden plot that, to its rear, back onto to the expansive acreage of the Drumclog Moor. A monobloc drive follows around to a double garage (installed circa 1987), with an outbuilding (previously used as a stable/tack room ) provides additional storage for gardening equipment. The section of lawn to the front falls under the title of the property. Two timber decks lie to the southerly and westerly elevations of the property allowing ample room for outdoor furniture.




Drumclog Avenue is located not far from Tannoch Loch, with the Mugdock and Craigmaddie Reservoirs accessed just across Mugdock Road. and the expanse of Drumclog Moor (of which the property back on to). Along Mugdock Road is the Preparatory School for The Glasgow Academy, the catchment for the district being the highly regarded Milngavie Primary at the village centre.  Secondary schooling is the high performing Douglas Academy.


Milngavie village centre (a charming pedestrianised centre) is under 1 mile and there is a broad range of quality retailers including independent stores and the High Street names of Marks & Spencer (Food Hall) and Tesco. A little further on is a large Waitrose and an Aldi at the West of Scotland Retail Park.  There is a Railway Station with four trains an hour into Glasgow’s West End and City Centre.


A hard property to fault, both in terms of quality and location.



Siobhan Cox


Rettie Bearsden

0141 943 3150



Selling Agents:

Rettie Bearsden
165 Milngavie Road
G61 3DY

General Remarks and Information


By appointment through Rettie Bearsden,
165 Milngavie Road, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G61 3DY
Telephone 0141 943 3150



Fixtures and Fittings:

Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.


Local Authority:


Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co.  A closing date by which offers must be submitted may be fixed later. Please note that interested parties are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order that they may be advised should a closing date be set. The seller reserves the right to accept any offer at any time.

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Servitude Rights, Burdens & Wayleaves:

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.

Important Notice:

Rettie Bearsden, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

  1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
  2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. Any rooms with coombed ceilings will be measured at floor level and the text will reflect the nature of the ceilings. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.
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