Fancy living in the garden wing of a renovated mansion house near Glasgow?

While we can’t all afford to live in the style which we would like, sharing a grand, mansion property is a good way to access to an elegant life.

Set in parkland fringing Houston village in Renfrewshire, Houston House is a substantial mansion in gracious surroundings which has been divided into manageable sized homes.

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The house is of solid hewn stone with interesting towers, turrets and crow-stepped gables.

The Garden Wing is one of six apartments and makes up the south-western wing of the category B-listed house.

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It has four bedrooms, a hallway with fireplace, a morning room and turret stair leading to its own private gardens.

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The main reception room is originally the library lined with full height wooden bookcases and with an open fire.

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There is a formal dining room with glass doors to the gardens, a kitchen with flagstone floor, an Aga and a window seat.

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The wider shared gardens are lawned with feature yew box hedging, a circular water feature, and native woodlands and specimen trees.

The great hall is also available for use by all owners for entertaining.

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It is an impressive room with panelling, stone pillars and arches, an open log fire, chandeliers, detailed cornice and plaster work, as well as a dedicated kitchen – perfect for a party.

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The Garden Wing is on the market for offers over £499,000 with Robb Residential.