Rowan Cottage, Waterfoot Road, Waterfoot, Glasgow, East Renfrewshire, G76 8RW

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An exceptional, individually designed detached family home offering a fine selection of mainly on-the level accommodation within a wonderful semi-rural setting.

Rowan Cottage is an immediately impressive property with sizeable garden grounds providing both a high degree of privacy and attractive views over open countryside with the enviable position ensuring easy access to a great selection of local facilities including highly regarded primary and secondary schooling.

The pleasing layout of accommodation offers great flexibility, sure to appeal to a variety buyers given both the size of all apartments and the unusual nature of this fine family home. Semi-rural houses of this quality are always in high demand and this property has many notable highlights, with the incredible vaulted ceiling lounge and sunken dining room being especially impressive.

The accommodation comprises as follows: rear facing dining sized kitchen with an extensive selection of wall and floor mounted units, inner hall with fitted storage and utility room and a large sitting room with French doors leading to the balcony. Rowan Cottage features four generously sized bedrooms with ample fitted storage. The dual aspect principal bedroom benefits from en-suite facilities with the family bathroom featuring a corner-style bath. The aforementioned lounge features the vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and picture window formation providing views over the garden grounds and beyond whilst a secondary hall leads to both the garden grounds and sunken formal dining room also providing access to the rear gardens.  

Rowan Cottage benefits greatly from most substantial and mature garden grounds which include lawns, various well-tended flowerbeds and shrubbery with deciduous and evergreen trees. In addition to the balcony, further paved terraces include a barbecuing area are delightful places to enjoy the grounds throughout the seasons. There is a timber-built summer house and various external storage areas. An expansive gravel driveway is accessed through electric gates and provides ample off-street parking and leads to a detached double sized garage.

Waterfoot is a very desirable and well-respected location, situated mid-way between Eaglesham and Clarkston. The conservation village of Eaglesham is surrounded by unspoilt countryside yet within easy travelling of Glasgow, East Kilbride and Paisley, especially since the Southern Orbital link road has opened. The local amenities include a good selection of shops, garage, hotel, bars and eateries. Health care is provided by a local doctors and dentist. The school catchment area currently includes some of the highest attaining schools including St Josephs and Eaglesham Primary Schools and Mearns Castle and St Ninians High Schools. Clarkston has a wide variety of retail shops, banks/building societies, restaurants and a local Community Centre and Library. The road network provides easy access to East Kilbride, Glasgow and Paisley with the Clarkston railway station having regular train services to East Kilbride and Glasgow. Local sports amenities include several golf clubs, rugby clubs, tennis club, outdoor bowls, leisure/health club. Eastwood Theatre and swimming pool are both within travelling distance.


Alison Anderson

Associate Director

Rettie Newton Mearns

0141 639 1999


Selling Agents:

Rettie Newton Mearns
116 Ayr Road
Newton Mearns
G77 6EG

General Remarks and Information


By appointment through Rettie Newton Mearns,
116 Ayr Road, Newton Mearns, Glasgow, G77 6EG
Telephone 01416391999



Fixtures and Fittings:

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


Local Authority:


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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.

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  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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