A duplex-style upper conversion occupying part of Lindores Manor – an imposing C-listed former mansion house in Greenock once owned by the Lyle family of the Tate & Lyle sugar company - offers a unique and characterful home with a wonderfully spacious and quirky layout and rooftop views towards the river Clyde.

What makes this house even more desirable is its proliferation of grand original features (oak-panelling, stained glass, feature fireplaces) combined with quality newer additions, not least a showstopper designer dining kitchen (with Neptune wood painted units, Silestone work surfaces, integrated appliances including wine fridges, and concealed LED lighting), and wood and porcelain tiled floors throughout.

Outside has also had a comprehensive makeover – following the removal of 44, 100-ft Leylandii trees that surrounded the house on two sides - to make a low-maintenance private garden with extensive paved patio space, external lighting, seating areas, and artificial lawns.

The Herald:

In fact, since 2020 this historic property has recently been completely upgraded/renovated and extended by the present owner (an interior designer) to include new roof, rewired, new boiler/central heating, new bespoke windows/doors, family area extension to the kitchen, and log burner with limestone fireplace, while the garage has been converted to make a boot room, utility, and cloakroom. Decorated throughout in Farrow & Ball paints, this is a new/old house unlike any other.

The Herald:

Two, adjoining split-level hallways (27ft and 37ft respectively), lead to a ground floor bay-windowed principal bedroom with feature fireplace and beautiful en suite bathroom (roll-top bath and separate shower), dual aspect living room, stylish breakfasting kitchen, utility, and cloakroom – upstairs is a family room with amazing Clyde views, modern shower room, and three further bedrooms.

The Herald:

This impeccably finished home will appeal to buyers seeking an abundance of space, imbued with character and verve, and finished in style. Situated on Finnart Street, one of Greenock’s most desirable residential areas, it is conveniently close to a range of amenities and leisure opportunities, including Fort Matilda train station, golf, tennis, rugby clubs and Clyde coastline.

Offers over £390,000 are invited by Slater Hogg & Howison’s Greenock office.