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Monday, 27 February 2017

Situated in one of Glasgow’s most sought-after suburbs, CALA Homes (West) has opened its doors to its eagerly awaited, show-stopping showhome at CALA at Kilmardinny, Bearsden.

The launch of the stunning showhome made quite an impact with more than 100 potential purchasers visiting the development across launch weekend to get a glimpse of what the UK’s most upmarket major homebuilder had to offer at the popular destination.

Located on the town’s Milngavie Road, Kilmardinny Grange offers a mix of 27 luxury four and five bedroom homes, whilst Kilmardinny Heights will comprise of 89 one, two and three bedroom apartments across four attractive buildings as well as 19 three bedroom terraced and semi-detached homes.

Designed by Eileen Kesson of Envision interiors, the five bedroom Kennedy showhome offers new dimensions with the perfect blend of masculine structure, geometric shapes and functional accessories, with soft and light feminine touches  showcasing  a high end sophisticated feel, accented by the use of warm gold, textured metallics and rose gold creating a welcoming home for growing families to enjoy.

Entering the impressive Kennedy home, you’re welcomed into a bright hallway with crystal drop ceiling pendant and a mix oversized mirrors with a distressed and metallic finish creating space and light. The specially printed oyster and silver combination silk effect fretwork design wallpaper begins the geometric influences seen throughout the home.

Your eyes will immediately be drawn to the exquisite feature wall as you enter the gorgeous formal lounge. The dark grey and rose gold twig effect wallcovering gives a nod to the surrounding woodland and is complemented with soft grey, cream and gold soft furnishings making it the perfect place for quiet reflection. The showpiece focal point of the room is the stunning neutral toned marble mantelpiece with black marble base. A duo of opulent velvet studded two seater sofas accentuate the character of the room with oversized dark bronze rectangle and long oval mirrors reflect the natural light of this generous space.

Classical styling meets contemporary living as you move towards the rear of the property to a spacious kitchen, family room and dining area where the beautiful geometric theme continues.

The family room is shown as the primary living space within this stunning showhome including a large grey corner sofa perfect for all the family to snuggle up on. The metallic and grey tones continue in the special French design wallpaper with subtle hints of pale blues lines running throughout. The state-of-the-art lighting features interconnecting crystal hoops, with a low height wall clock adding character and intrigue to the family area.

A unique v-leg leather and glass dining table with six light and dark grey contrasting soft leather chairs has been placed to the side of double French doors which lead out on to the landscaped garden with paved patio area complete with outdoor seating.

A modern kitchen designed by Ashley Ann includes high quality Bosch integrated appliances and stainless steel gallery cooker hob. Featuring a sharp contrasting dark textured wood with pristine gloss white overhead storage and beautiful on-trend marble stone worktop, the kitchen is the ideal place to kick-start your day with a stylish marble-clad breakfast bar accompanied by two dark grey leather bar stools.

A stylish WC, finished with striking soft grey 3D wallpaper and oak cloakroom for practicality, a convenient utility room and storage space complete the ground floor of this luxurious showhome.

An elegant staircase leads you to the galleried landing, where homebuyers are treated to five spacious bedrooms, two of which feature an en-suite, and a family bathroom, all with ample storage.

The master bedroom at the front of the house offers a luxurious haven with delicate cream and textured golds, flooded with natural light via a double French doors with Juliet balcony and additional window overlooking the front garden and wood-line avenue leading to the development. The masterpiece of the room is the bespoke oversized upholstered headboard which wouldn’t be out of place in any top five star hotel around the world. A studded grey chaise longue also conveys true hotel luxury. The bed is layered with banks of textured cushions and throws in soft golds, and greys to give a sumptuous feminine finish to this exquisite room.

The master en-suite follows the geometric pattern with dark wood chevron flooring with Jack and Jill sinks, rainfall shower and wall-to-wall mirror reflecting the abundance of natural light from the bedroom.

The further four bedrooms and family bathroom carry on the unique blend of masculine and feminine features making the home well-balanced whilst the use of soft golds and greys with sand tones and textures, not to mention an array of inspiration lighting to create intrigue using light and dark, help to make each room unique.

Eileen Kesson, Envision, said: “The Kennedy showhome boasts such a stunning location within the Kilmardinny development that it provided instinctive inspiration for the interior design.  

“Overlooking the natural woodlands of the Manse Burn, the sophisticated feel of this house is accented by its use of a warm sand base and smart slate blues with hints of glistening bronze and rose gold to provide a luxurious but relaxing and comfortable home.”

Liana Canavan, Sales and Marketing Director for CALA Homes (West), said: “We are delighted to launch the Kennedy showhome in the highly sought-after area of Bearsden offering homebuyers the epitome of semi-rural sophistication in their forever home.

“The interior design really pays tribute to the stunning natural surroundings of the area, showcasing the high standards and specifications synonymous with CALA.  We were delighted to see so many people through our doors on opening weekend and from this there have been a great deal of enquiries. There’s no better time to move with CALA than now and we encourage prospective homebuyers to arrange their visit to see the showhome for themselves.”

Prices at Kilmardinny Grange start from £579,995. The showhome is open daily from 11am – 5.30pm. For more information on CALA at Kilmardinny customers can call  0141 413 5154 or visit www.cala.co.uk.






Issued by Beattie Communications on behalf of CALA Homes.

Notes to Editor – CALA Homes

CALA Homes, part of the CALA Group, is the UK’s most upmarket major home builder operating in the South of England, the Midlands and Scotland. The company is a Top 10 UK home builder focused on building well-designed, high quality homes in prime locations.


Key Facts:

  • In its full year results for the year ending 30th June 2016, CALA announced record profits of £60.1m (2015: £50.9m).
  • CALA’s average selling price (ASP), as at 30th June 2016, was £538,000 (2015: £509,000) – the highest ASP outside London of any major UK housebuilder, thanks to the Group’s market positioning and geographic presence in more affluent areas of the UK.
  • As at 30th June 2016, CALA’s owned and contracted landbank stood at 15,399 plots (2015: 14,236) with a potential gross development value approaching £5.5bn, up 16% versus 2015 (£5.2bn).
  • In 2016, CALA won ‘Large Housebuilder of The Year’ at the Scottish Home Awards for the second consecutive year, was crowned ‘Medium Housebuilder of the Year’ at the Housebuilder Awards as well as collecting a silver award for ‘Best Large Housebuilder’ at the What House? Awards.
  • CALA Homes has received the maximum 5 Star rating in the Home Builders Federation’s National New Homes Customer Satisfaction Survey for seven consecutive years.
  • In March 2013, the CALA Group was acquired by Patron Capital Partners, the private equity group, and Legal & General Group, the insurance, savings and investment management company.
  • At the end of March 2014, CALA acquired Banner Homes, a leading developer and retailer of luxury new homes in the affluent markets of the Midlands and the South East of England. The acquisition expanded the company’s geographical footprint and volume scale to make it a Top 10 UK home builder.
  • CALA started as the City of Aberdeen Land Association in 1875 and was the first Scottish company listed on the London Stock Market. As CALA is an acronym it is always reproduced in upper case.


For further information visit www.cala.co.uk