Exclusively for those over 60, our McCarthy Stone Retirement Living development in the charming town of Milngavie is located close to local amenities and transport links. With 20 one-bedroom apartments and 29 two-bedroom apartments available on the property, residents will be a part of a close-knit community. Security is ensured throughout with intruder alarms, camera entry system and fire detection equipment in all homes and communal areas. The development benefits from an on-site house manager covering Monday to Friday and there is also a 24-hour call system for residents. Every high quality apartment is fitted with double glazed windows for warmth and energy efficiency and features a fully fitted kitchen with an oven and hob. Apartments also include walk-in wardrobes to the master bedroom. At Riverwood you'll have access to the whole complex, including the beautiful communal lounge, landscaped gardens, on-site car parking for permit holders and additionally the guest suite for overnight visitors for a fee subject to availability.
It is a condition of purchase that single occupants must meet the age requirements of 60 years, in an event of a couple the second person must be over the age of 55 years.
Milngavie is a highly desirable residential area situated at the north-western edge of Greater Glasgow in the valley of the River Allander. The town is known for its enviable location - only six miles from Glasgow City Centre - while also boasting easy access to the rugged rural landscape, including the Campsie Fells to the North, and Kilpatrick Hills to the West. Milngavie is well-known as the starting point of the West Highland Way, Scotland's first long-distance walking route which stretches north for 96 miles across rugged moorland and picturesque glens to Fort William. There are also a number of popular golf courses close to Milngavie, including Milngavie Golf Club to the north, Douglaston Golf Club to the east, Glasgow Golf Club to the south, and Windyhill Golf Club to the west. There are many beautiful outdoor spaces in and around Milngavie, including Lennox Park, Milngavie reservoirs, and Tannoch Loch, which are home to an abundance of native plants and wildlife. Mugdock Country Park is approximately 2 miles away, a popular visitor attraction with picturesque walks featuring lochs, woodland and moorland, as well as a historic castle.
The pedestrianised town centre of Milngavie is only 0.5 miles away from the development, where you will find local amenities such as a Post Office, banks and pharmacies, as well as shops, restaurants and cafes. Regular bus and train services connect Milngavie to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Motherwell, Kirkintilloch, and a number of other destinations. The development is conveniently located only 0.3miles from a bus stop, which runs services to Glasgow and Kirkintilloch. In the town centre of Milngavie, which is less than a mile from the complex, there are a number of supermarkets including Tesco, Waitrose and M&S Simply Food. In Milngavie you'll also find cafes, pubs, restaurants, shops, a local library, and a train station which connects to Glasgow in just 22 minutes.
This delightul apartment is located on the second floor and boasts a corner position with dual aspect. The internal space is generous and the decor is neutral throughout with fitted carpets in the living room, bedrooms and hall.
Welcoming entrance hall with a handy walk-in storage cupboard/airing cupboard. There is a 24-hour emergency response pull cord system with pendants provided.
There are iIlluminated light switches, a smoke detector, apartment security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and shower room.
Well presented and spacious living room benefiting a balcony with pleasant open views to the countryside. The dual aspect provides plenty natural. There is a feature fire surround with electric fire which creates a nice focal point. There are ample electric sockets, TV and telephone points, The decor is neutral with curtain poles and beautiful curtains to frame the windows. The partial glazed doors lead onto a separate kitchen.
Contemporary fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor and floor level heater. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with splashback, extractor hood and fitted integrated fridge, freezer, under pelmet lighting and decorative blind.
Generous double bedroom with ample room for free standing furniture but also benefits a walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails, shelving and storage space above. There is a superb en-suite shower room with a spacious walk-in tiled shower enclosure with screen. There is a WC, vanity unit with illuminated mirror above and an additional wall mounted mirrored cabinet and heated towel rail.
Good sized double bedroom with walk in cupboard. The room is well appointed with plenty electric sockets, TV and phone point and a wall mounted heater with control panel. This second bedroom could be utilised as a hobby room.
Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising a shower enclosure, WC, vanity unit with sink and illuminated mirror above.
• Cleaning of communal windows
• Electricity, heating, lighting and power to communal areas
• 24-hour emergency call system
• Upkeep of gardens and grounds
• Repairs and maintenance to the interior and exterior communal areas
• 1% Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings insurance (excluding home contents insurance)
The service charge does not cover external costs such as your Council Tax, electricity or TV, but does include the cost of your House Manager the 24-hour emergency call system, the heating and maintenance of all communal areas, exterior property maintenance and gardening. Find out more about service charges please contact your Property Consultant or House Manager.
Parking is by allocated space subject to availability. The fee is currently £250 per annum. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please check with the House Manager on site for availability.