Riverwood, 101 Craigdhu Road, Milngavie

property description



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.

Local Area

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 approximately 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.

Entrance Hall

Large entrance hall with a handy walk-in storage cupboard. There is a 24-hour emergency response with pull cord system and pendants provided. There is a security door entry system with intercom, illuminated light switches, a smoke detector, security door entry system with intercom. Doors lead to the bedrooms, living room and shower room.

41 Riverwood

Apartment 41 is located on the second floor benefiting a balcony where you can sit out and enjoy a coffee in the sunshine with a pleasant open view. This two bedroom apartment is well proportioned with fitted carpets thoughout the hall, living room and bedrooms and has electric heating.

Living Room

Benefiting a balcony with room for patio furniture this southerly aspect apartment streams in natural light with being positioned on the second floor. There are perfect fit blinds within the French doors, the recess area can accommodate a table and chairs and the room is well appointed with raised sockets, TV and phone point.


Contemporary fully fitted kitchen with tiled floor. Stainless steel sink with mono block lever tap. Built-in oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood, free standing microwave and fitted integrated fridge, freezer. There is a fitted roller blind and under pelmet lighting.

En-suite Bedroom

Spacious primary bedroom which can easily accommodate a king size bed or twin beds with plenty room for bedroom furniture in addition to the walk-in wardobe and a further storage cupboard. There are ample sockets, TV and phone point. The tiled en-suite comprises a walk-in shower enclosure with grip rails, shower screen, WC, vanity unit with illuminated mirror and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

The second bedroom is a good size and can fit twin beds comfortably with room for additional bedroom furniture. The room is well appointed with plenty sockets, TV and phone point.

Shower Room

Fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising of walk-in shower cubicle, WC, vanity unit with sink, illuminated mirror above and wall mounted heated towel rail.

Service Charge

• Annual service charge £2,682.15 (£223.51 per month) for the year ending 31 August 2022
• 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
• Contingency fund including internal and external redecoration of communal areas
• Buildings 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.

Residents' Parking (Permit Scheme)

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.


  • Elegant communal lounge to socialise with friends and neighbours
  • Retirement Living in the beautiful town of Milngavie
  • Dedicated House Manager - Monday
  • 24 Hour care-line
  • Excellent transport links to surrounding towns and villages
  • Sun terrace from the lounge
  • Beautiful guest suite
  • Private parking available (Permit Scheme)
  • Lift to all levels
  • To arrange a viewing contact Resales

Property Consultant

Jos Saunders, Property Consultant - Scotland

Jos Saunders

0345 556 4120