April 30, 2012

Former pro- footballer builds on prestigious Gleneagles Estate

Chartwell magazine are delight to present a Chartwell Estates exclusive... Once top of the league, now at the peak of the property ladder, former pro-footballer Jimmy Carter and Chartwell Estates are proud to introduce Jimmy's latest project – a prestigious family home on the world –renowned Gleneagles Estate – ' Grosvenor House'.Jimmy started his football career in the early 80's at Crystal Palace, QPR, Millwall before moving onto Liverpool, Arsenal and Portsmouth, and finishing his football career at Millwall in the 90's - a career which span over 15 years. Whilst Jimmy was spending every morning training on the pitch, he spent the rest of the day on building sites, and got into property developing at a young age. Over the years Jimmy has also developed a buy-to–let property portfolio, in addition to this he is still keeping busy in the football industry, being the first professional Asian footballer, Jimmy has just taken on an ambassadorial role with AsiaEurope, an organisation encouraging Asian footballers into the footballing profession.

In 2002 Jimmy made his first property move in Scotland – to a castle, a short drive away from Edinburgh, where he lived with his wife and two children, and 2008 when he purchased the Gleneagles plot, which will be Scotland's most expensive housing development.  The lucky buyer won't be far from the Ryder Cup, when it is hosted at Gleneagles in 2014 and will be only a short stroll from the beautiful grounds and spa at the 5 star resort.

'Grosvenor House' - the 10,000sq ft property set within a 0.7 of an acre plot, will boast; 6 en suite bedrooms, his and hers bathrooms and dressing rooms for the master suite,  a grand hallway ,a state of the art kitchen, which will feature a 4m island, double cooker, integrated coffee machine and appliances, bespoke designed furniture.

Finishes include; a natruel slate roof, cast iron guttering and downpipes,Traditional Architectural stone detail for Quoins, Sills , lintels along with spectacular full height Portico with detail pediment supplied by leading bespoke team specialising in bespoke traditional homes of character and importance, traditional hardwood sash and case thermal double glazed windows with security glass throughout and feature turning staicase in Carrera white marble.The house will come complete with a full ten year NHBC warranty, automatically controlled electric gates, video intercom to concierge, landscaped grounds and NACOSS approved smoke and security alarm systems.

For more information please contact Chartwell Estates – sole agent – 0207 409 0533 www.chartwellestates.co.uk