Impressive former Police Station, modernised and upgraded to provide an immaculate three bedroom detached family home, with spacious rooms, an abundance of natural light, many original features throughout and stunning views over surrounding farmland, Criffel, and to the English Lake District coast, across the Solway Firth. The popular seaside villages of Southerness, Carsethorn, Sandyhills, Rockcliffe & Kippford are all located a short drive away. Golf enthusiasts are well catered for with a 9 hole par 3 course in Kippford, 18 hole course at Colvend and adjacent to this property is the superb championship links course at Southerness. Activities nearby include Solway Yacht Club, hill & coastal walks, horse riding, shooting, fishing and cycling etc. All local amenities can be accessed in Dumfries, Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas. The property benefits full double glazing, oil fired central heating (+ newly installed boiler), ample parking for several vehicles, immaculate front and rear fully enclosed garden grounds and has a detached garage. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate all that this wonderful property has to offer.
Accommodation: Ground Floor – Entrance Vestibule, Hallway, Lounge, Dining Room, Rear Hallway, Kitchen/Diner, Utility Room with Pantry, Study/Office, Bathroom, and Bedroom 3 with En-suite shower room. First Floor – Landing, Bedroom 1, WC and Bedroom 2.
Viewings: Strictly by appointment only. Please contact the Selling Agents on 01387 266250 (Opt 2).
Entrance Vestibule – 1.40 m x 1.71 m From front gate, sandstone path gives access to Hardwood entrance door with sandstone steps. Original tiled flooring. Window to front with roller blind. Wall light. Half glazed door into hallway.
Hallway – 4.46 m x 2.13 m Wood effect laminate flooring. Hanging ceiling light. Wooden staircase to first floor with central carpet runner. Large double radiator. Door into dining room. Door into lounge. Under stairs storage cupboard with shelving, coat hooks and light.
Dining Room – 4.52 m x 3.97 m Wooden flooring. Large double radiator. Open fireplace with wrought iron backing, tiled hearth and feature wooden mantle surround. Two wall lights. Central ceiling light with ceiling rose. Original coving. Two windows to front and one window to side, all fitted with original wooden shutters and one with curtain and pole. Ample power sockets. Space for large dining table and chairs.
Lounge – 4.50 m x 4.53 m Wood effect laminate flooring. Central ceiling light with ceiling rose. Original coving. Two windows to front with roller blinds and one window to side with curtain and pole, all fitted with original wooden shutters. Central multi-fuel burning stove set in inglenook fireplace with slate hearth and solid oak mantle surround. Central alcove with display shelving, light and space for television with storage cabinet below. Wood panelled walls to dado rail height.
Rear Hallway – 4.16 m x 1.09 m Double wooden doors and continuation of matching flooring from front hallway. Two wall lights. Hanging ceiling light. Smoke detector. Door into kitchen/dining room. Double wooden doors into bathroom. Door into Bedroom 3.
Kitchen/Diner – 4.04 m x 3.59 m Fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units in grey. Ample wooden worktops incorporating Belfast sink with mixer tap over. Space and plumbing for dishwasher. The integrated four ring halogen hob and oil fired AGA range cooker with extractor hood above, spotlights adjacent and tiled splashbacks will be included in the sale. Tiled flooring. Ceiling light. Doorbell chime. Two windows to side of property with roller blinds. Two adjustable spotlights. Door to utility room.
Utility Room – 3.52 m x 3.00 m (at widest) Continuation of matching tiled flooring, units, worktops and Belfast sink from Kitchen. Pantry with shelving and light. Raised electricity meters and fuse box. Clothes pulley. Four recessed halogen spotlights. Space for base height fridge & base height freezer. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Half obscured window to side. Half glazed wooden door to rear porch. Door to Study.
Study/Office – 3.10 m (at widest) x 2.22 m Wood effect laminate flooring. Central four bar ceiling light fitting with halogen bulbs. Double radiator. Space for office desk with telephone point adjacent and sockets below. Fully shelved cupboard. Half obscured glass window to side of property with roman blind which matches wallpaper. Could be a 4th single bedroom or treatment room if someone wanted to work for home.
Rear Porch – 2.22 m x 1.09 m Continuation of matching tiled flooring. Wall light. Coat hooks. Glazed on two sides with three roller blinds. Hardwood door with six glazed panels leading out to rear patio and gives access to rear garden, plus detached garage.
FIRST FLOOR Carpeted stairs lead to half landing, with skylight window over providing ample light. Staircase continues to main landing.
Landing -2.14 m x 1.70 m Continuation of matching carpet from staircase. Doors to two bedrooms and into WC. Ceiling light.
Bedroom 1 – 4.53 m x 4.51 m Original wooden flooring. Ceiling light. Large window to front with original wooden shutters and storage area below. Large double radiator. Central unused fireplace with tiled hearth. Washhand basin and storage cabinet below and fitting shelving adjacent.
Bedroom 2 – 3.98 m x 4.54 m Original wooden flooring. Central ceiling light. Large double radiator. Unused fireplace set in tiled hearth. Large window to front with original wooden shutters and storage area below. Washhand basin with storage cabinet below and fitting shelving adjacent.
WC – 1.95 m (at widest) x 1.23 m Wooden flooring. WC. Cupboard housing hot flow tank with display shelf over. Velux window.
Bedroom 3 – 3.48 m x 3.69 m Wood effect vinyl flooring. Original coving. Central ceiling light with ceiling rose. Large double radiator. Window to rear with original wooden shutters. Door into en-suite shower room.
En-suite shower room – 2.51 m x 1.83 m Partially tiled and fitted with three piece suite in white comprising WC, washhand basin set in vanity storage unit with fitted shelving adjacent and fully tiled shower enclosure with mains shower over and glazed door. Tiled flooring. Single radiator. Two recessed halogen spotlights. Extractor fan. Window to side of property with roman blind.
Bathroom – 3.99 m x 2.22 m Fitted with four piece suite in white comprising WC, washhand basin, bidet and free standing roll top bath with claw feet and showerhead connection to taps. Wooden double doors from rear hallway. Tiled flooring. Four recessed halogen spotlights. Half height wood panelled walls. Half obscured window to rear with wooden shutters. Extractor fan. Traditional style radiator with towel rail combined.
Detached Garage Single garage situated at the end of driveway with up and over door, power light and separate door from garden.
Outside The garden grounds are immaculately presented and well-stocked with a variety of flowers, trees and shrubs giving all year round interest. All fully enclosed by feature stone wall to boundary. Small garden gate leads to front door. Matching large gate gives access to stone chipped driveway providing parking for four vehicles. Various patio areas. Raised wooden decking area. Coal/wood store. Oil tank. Oil boiler. Outside tap. Security lights.
Extras All floor covering, carpets, blinds and the oil fired Aga will be included in the sale. The white goods are all negotiable and include the dishwasher, washing machine, base height fridge and base height freezer.
Services Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating. Council Tax Band – F. EPC – E.
Price Offers over £265,000 are invited.
Entry Early entry available.
Closing Date Prospective purchasers should note that only parties who have noted interest through their solicitor will be notified should a closing date be fixed. The Seller, however, reserves the right to sell the property without setting a closing date.
Offers Should be submitted in Scottish Form to:- Messrs. Grieve, Grierson, Moodie & Walker, Solicitors, 14 Castle Street, Dumfries, DG1 1DR
Tel : (01387) 266250 Fax : (01387) 257950
The details presented have been carefully prepared and they are believed to be correct, but are not guaranteed and are not in themselves to form the basis of any contract. A purchaser should satisfy himself on the basic facts before a contract is concluded.