I throughly enjoyed my time her with my volunteer guide and left with the impression that this is the finest and most elaborate residential villa designed by the Scottish architect Alexander Thomson as one could hope to see.
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Its not very often you get the chance to stay in Greek Thomson building so we were delighted when we book for the property last week, the accommodation was cosy and comfortable and made for a good base when exploring the South side of Glasgow...More
A nice old stately home that has been and will continue to be renovated. The volunteer guides were friendly and knowledgeable. We went as part of doors open weekend. I'm not sure that I would have been quite as happy to pay the full asking...More
We visited Holmwood House as part of the Alexander "Greek" Thompson weekend. Our guide was so informative and really brought the place to life during the tour. Some of the restoration work done has been stunning and it was great to hear the information behind...More
We're delighted you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the lovely comments and be sure to come back next season as we are planning lots more restoration work.
A really interesting tour of the house with some fascinating conservation work still underway. A must see if you're interested in Alexander "Greek" Thomson. Our guide, Iain McGillivray, was really knowledgeable and gave us a great insight into the house and history.
Before Charles Rennie Mackintosh there was another Glasgow architect who designed, not only beautiful houses but all the interior decoration. This is the best example of his domestic design. The house itself is in a magnificent setting but once inside the detail is amazing. It...More
Thanks Kirsten, we're grateful of all our visitors efforts to help promote the brilliant Alexander 'Greek' Thomson.
This is a nice diversion if you are near Glasgow. It would be good to combine with a visit to the Burrell Collection which is not far away. The House is not large with two bedrooms, drawing room and dining room on show but it...More
We are National Trust Members and try to get round as many of the properties as we can. We'd been here before shoeertly after the N.T. took it under their wing. The transformation is wonderful. The colours of the original decorations are awesome. Well worth...More
Thank goodness they saved this important Victorian building which is unique in the sense that it is a dwelling that was used for both corporate entertaining and as a private dwelling. It's just a shame they didn't manage to save any of the original furniture.