1904 Sale of Shandon House

THE SCOTSMAN, SATURDAY, JANUARY 30, 1904

DUMBARTONSHIRE – SHANDON HOUSE, GARELOCH

For sale, by private bargain, this beautiful residential property, situated upon the Gareloch, about ten minutes’ walk from Shandon Railway Station, the same distance from Shandon Pier, and 25 miles from Glasgow.

Shandon Hydro

The mansion occupies a fine position with southern exposure, and contains drawing room, dining room, library, business room, billiard room, 12 bedrooms (4 with dressing rooms attached), 5 bathrooms, etc, besides ample servants’ and kitchen accommodation. It is heated by hot water pipes, has gas from Helensburgh, and an abundant private supply of excellent water.

The offices consist of 2 coach houses, stables with 6 stalls and loos box, byre, washing house, coachman’s and gardener’s house, gate lodge of 5 rooms, and cottage on hill of 5 rooms and kitchen.

The lands extend to 42 acres, and stretch fully a quarter of a mile along the shore of Gareloch. Feu-duty £85 5s 1d. Entry taxed.

The policies contain some fine timber, and are beautifully laid out in walls, shrubberies, and gardens. There are 2 vineries, peach house, melon house, tomato house, 2 fern houses, and a large greenhouse; also small orchard and large kitchen and fruit garden.

The house is handsomely furnished, and the greater portion of the furniture and fittings can, if desired, be got by the purchaser at a valuation.

For further information, and orders to view the property apply to Bannatyne, Kirkwood, France, & Co, Writers, 145 West George Street, Glasgow.

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