Bridge of Allan - Lawn Tennis Championships

Lawn Tennis Championships
1908 Bridge of Allan Lawn Tennis Championships
1908 Bridge of Allan Lawn Tennis Championships
Bridge of Allan Tennis club, c 1900. Now the Westerton Arms car park

3rd August to 8th August 1908: Lawn Tennis Championships

During this week the interest of the Lawn Tennis world has centred at Bridge of Allan where, on the magnificent grounds of
Stanley House School the thirty-first annual Lawn Tennis Tournament for the Championships of Scotland is being held.

This is the first time those important contests have been held at Bridge of Allan, but so suitable and so popular has the
ground proved that there is every likelihood the Tournament week will become an annual fixture. For the various events entries number considerably over four hundred, being more than double the entry at Moffat, where the championships
were decided last year.

For five glorious years, the best players from Scotland and beyond converged on Bridge of Allan for a week each summer, including a number of international stars.

In July 1908, for instance, the men’s singles and doubles titles were both won by the Canadian Robert Powell, who had been a Wimbledon semi-finalist and competed in the London Olympics the previous month.

Bridge of Allan Properties

    Deanville 27 Kenilworth Road

    Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 3 Reception Rooms: 3
    This is a rare opportunity to acquire a superbly appointed detached, immaculately presented, family home which was built for Baron Abercrombie circa 1875 and retains many period features.  The house sits in mature, generous garden grounds.
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    £835,000
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    Pendreich Farm Steading House 2 Pendreich Road

    Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Reception Rooms: 1
    ** £25,000 OF INCENTIVES AVAILABLE ** PART EXCHANGE AVAILABLE ** The Halliday Homes Collection is delighted to bring to the market this one of a kind development - Pendreich Farm Steading, Bridge of Allan by GRM Developments. The development consists of only three luxury, bespoke dwelling homes benefitting from commanding views over some of the finest scenery in central Scotland, including Ben Lomond, Ben Ledi and the Trossachs beyond. These new-build homes will be specified to the highest of standards with an array of luxury features.  
    Fixed Price
    £785,000
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    Muircroft 51 Chalton Road

    Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Reception Rooms: 3
    ** UNDER OFFER ** Fabulous opportunity to acquire a unique detached property enjoying a tranquil and quiet secluded setting within one of Bridge of Allan’s finest addresses.  Muircroft has been extended to accommodate modern family living at its best and sits in a beautiful landscaped wrap around garden.
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    £730,000
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    Pendreich Farm Steading House 1 Pendreich Road

    Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Reception Rooms: 2
    The Halliday Homes Collection is delighted to bring to the market this one of a kind development - Pendreich Farm Steading, Bridge of Allan by GRM Developments. The development consists of only three luxury, bespoke dwelling homes benefitting from commanding views over some of the finest scenery in central Scotland, including Ben Lomond, Ben Ledi and the Trossachs beyond. These new-build homes will be specified to the highest of standards with an array of luxury features.  
    Fixed Price
    £728,000
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    "Dunallan" 49a Chalton Road

    Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 3
    ** UNDER OFFER ** Fabulous opportunity to acquire a unique detached property in a quiet secluded location, with flexible living accommodation, in the highly sought-after Upper Bridge of Allan.
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    £470,000
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    29 Allanwalk

    Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 Reception Rooms: 2
    ***UNDER OFFER***Superb, five bedroom detached home enjoying a private plot.  With well maintained garden grounds, ample off street parking and attached double garage, the property offers spacious living accommodation, is well placed for all local amenities and sits within a prime residential area of Bridge of Allan.
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    £457,500
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    9 Anne Drive

    Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 1
    ** UNDER OFFER ** Rarely available detached traditional villa, situated within a prime residential area of Bridge of Allan. Sitting in mature garden grounds, the property offers spacious accommodation and is well placed for all local amenities. Early viewing is strongly advised to appreciate the potential and location on offer.  
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    £385,000
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    14 Forglen Road

    Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 2
    ** UNDER OFFER ** Halliday Homes welcome to the market 14 Forglen Road, a detached home with extensive private garden grounds and ample off street parking. The property offers spacious living accommodation, is well placed for all local amenities and sits within a prime residential area of Bridge of Allan and has open views over to the Wallace Monument.
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    £345,000
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    3 Chalmers Court Henderson Street

    Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 2
    ***UNDER OFFER***Halliday Homes are delighted to offer this superb church conversion to the market. Converted by Crammond Select Homes and winner of the “Herald Property Awards Best Renovation Project” in 2011, this is a unique property which is beautifully presented and maintains a plethora of original features including superb stained glass windows, exposed timber trusses and stone window surrounds. The property comprises; on the ground floor, an entrance vestibule, hallway, 2 double bedrooms and family bathroom. On the second floor there is a magnificent open plan kitchen, dining and raised family living area with a utility room and W/C located off the kitchen.  A curved staircase leads to a mezzanine, which could lend itself to a number of uses such as a music room/TV room/Office.  The high ceilings and exposed beams on the mezzanine floor bring a fantastic aura of space and character. The Chalmers Church development sits in beautifully maintained communal garden grounds.  There is an allocated parking space as well as ample visitor parking and a private patio. The property is also alarmed. The development is situated in the heart of sought-after Bridge of Allan.  The thriving former spa resort has a fine range of shops, cafes and restaurants, with more extensive shopping facilities being available in nearby Stirling. There is local schooling at nursery and primary level, with secondary schooling at Wallace High in neighbouring Causewayhead. The independent sector is well provided for, with Fairview Beaconhurst in the town itself and other independent schools in the area including Dollar and Morrison's Academy. The town also benefits from its proximity to Stirling University, many of whose sporting facilities are available to the public, as well as a local golf course and sports club.  In addition there are plentiful open spaces and woodland walks. Bridge of Allan is well positioned for travel to all major towns and cities in central Scotland. The M9 motorway is close by, as is the A9 which gives quick access to Perth. The international airports of Glasgow and Edinburgh are within easy reach by road and the main line railway station in Bridge of Allan has regular services to both cities. EPC Rating C78 Council Tax Band E Agent's Note: We believe these details to be accurate, however it is not guaranteed and they do not form any part of a contract. Fixtures and fittings are not included unless specified otherwise. Photographs are for general information and it must not be inferred that any item is included for sale with the property. Areas, distances and room measurements are approximate only and the floorplans, which are for illustrative purposes only, may not be to scale.
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    £295,000
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    12 Museum Hall Henderson Street

    Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 1
    Halliday Homes are delighted to offer this beautifully appointed penthouse apartment to the market. Located on the top floor of the iconic "B" listed Museum Hall and boasting a high specification of fittings and finishes throughout, this property offers contemporary living within a building full of character and history. The property benefits from a dedicated indoor parking space.  
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    £265,000
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    4 Vale Grove

    Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 1
    ** FIXED PRICE ** Superb modern, extended, four double bedroom detached home located within a popular residential development of similar house types.  This attractive, move in condition, home offers comfortable living throughout.
    Fixed Price
    £248,500
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    12 Union Street

    Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 1
    *** UNDER OFFER @ CLOSING DATE *** Halliday Homes welcome to the market this immaculate move-in condition, main door, ground floor apartment in a highly desirable location in the heart of Bridge of Allan.  The property offers spacious accommodation, which has been upgraded to a high quality finish and is ideally placed for all local amenities.   The tastefully decorated internal accommodation comprises; vestibule, entrance hall, lounge, kitchen, two double bedrooms, shower room and a utility room. Warmth is provided by gas central heating and the property is fully double glazed.  Externally to the rear is an easily maintained landscaped garden, shed, covered patio/BBQ area and a shared driveway to the side of the property.
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    £245,000
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    Flat 9, Camden House, Keir Street

    Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 1
    ***UNDER OFFER***Superb opportunity to acquire a spacious top floor apartment within the highly regarded building - Camden House, Bridge of Allan.
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    £198,000
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    1 Camden House

    Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 1
    ***UNDER OFFER @ CLOSING DATE *** Superb opportunity to acquire a ground floor apartment within the highly regarded building - Camden House, Bridge of Allan. This property offers very well-proportioned accommodation in keeping with the scale and quality of this sought-after address, well maintained garden grounds, off street parking and a single garage.
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    £195,000
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    25 Cawder Road

    Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 1
    A 4 bedroom, mid terraced, two storey villa situated within a prime residential area of Bridge of Allan.  Sitting within a private plot with off street parking and rear garden.
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    £185,000
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    13 Cawder Gardens

    Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 1
    *** UNDER OFFER AT CLOSING DATE *** Available to the market is this turnkey condition, three bedroom end of terrace villa situated in a quiet cul-de-sac location within a popular residential area of Bridge of Allan. The property is well placed for all local amenities.
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    £180,000
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    5 Blairforkie Drive

    Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 1
    ***SOLD @ CLOSING DATE***  Presented to the market is this lovely ground floor apartment enjoying a fine and enviable setting. Blairforkie Drive is in the sought-after area of Bridge of Allan and is made up of varied property styles.
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    £150,000
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    2 Chalmers Court

    Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 2
    Halliday Homes are delighted to offer this property, part of a superb church conversion by Crammond Select Homes, to the rental market. Winner of the converted "Herald Property Awards Best Renovation Project" in 2011, this is a magnificent and unique property which is beautifully presented and maintains a plethora of original features including a superb stained glass window.
    pcm
    £1,250
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    9 Kenilworth Gate

    Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Reception Rooms: 1
    ** UNDER APPLICATION ** A beautiful 3 bedroom executive apartment situated within a prestigious luxury development in the sought-after upper Bridge of Allan.
    pcm
    £1,250
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    Upper, 110 Henderson Street

    Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 1 Reception Rooms: 1
    Superb, traditional three bedroom upper flat, situated in a prime location in the highly sought-after town of Bridge of Allan.
    pcm
    £1,150
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