About this property
Mid terrace three bedroom house in block of three situated in quiet residential street in elevated position above the village of Twyholm just over 3 miles from Kirkcudbright and its beautiful coastline. Within easy walking distance of the village centre and local amenities via a pathway from the back garden. The accommodation is laid out over three floors and features a spacious lounge diner with decorative fire place, modern fitted kitchen and bathroom, three double bedrooms and private enclosed rear garden. Ideally suited to first time buyers, families, professionals and retirees, this is a great starter home, ‘down sizer‘ or holiday bolt hole providing a comfortable and cosy base from which to explore the picturesque surroundings. Viewing essential to appreciate all this property has to offer including a split level pretty rear garden with greenhouse, sheds and beautiful views of the picturesque village and country side beyond.
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The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing throughout, with a combination of laminate and carpeted flooring. The welcoming entrance porch leads to the inner hallway from where there is access to the kitchen to the left and double aspect lounge diner to the right, as well as the family bathroom and stairway to the upper floor and steps down to the lower ground floor, where there is one double bedroom and utility room with back door access to the rear garden. There is a feature fireplace in the comfortable lounge diner with gas fire inset and windows to the front and rear. The bright kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units complemented by marble effect worktops and tiled splashback. There is a single sink drainer, electric oven and gas ring hob, dishwasher with ample space for appliances and window to the front of the property. There is further space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier along with an additional sink and Baxi boiler in the utility room on the lower ground floor, where there is also access to the outdoor space. The largest double bedroom is also situated on the lower ground floor and has a double walk in storage cupboard wardrobe with a window to the rear. The family bathroom on the ground floor has a three piece suite including an electric shower over the bath and an airing cupboard. From the bathroom, there is also access to the attic space which offers storage and development potential. Upstairs there are two further double bedrooms, both with windows to the rear offering rural views.
Finishing off outside, the property benefits from a front garden and spacious split level enclosed rear garden with a patio area, two sheds and greenhouse as well as security lighting. The majority of the garden is set to lawn with a drying green and borders inset. The boundary is denoted by a combination of timber fencing and wall. From the end of the rear garden there is gated access to a walkway that leads down to the village centre. Parking is available at the front of the property in a shared residents car park.
Transport, schools & amenities
Twynholm village has its own primary school. The nearest secondary school is Kirkcudbright Academy 3 miles . The village of Twynholm was founded in the 16th century when two mills were set up on the burn which passes through the village centre. In the 18th century, the first school was built in the village, with the current primary school built in 1911. The village has its own convenience store, two hotels, garage and village hall, available to the community for a wide range of social activities. Also on the doorstep is the hugely popular Cocoabean Chocolate Factory family activity and visitor attraction. A range of shops, restaurants, pubs, hotels schools, offices, doctors and dentists is available in Kirkcudbright, the world famous Artists town, along with the newly refurbished Kirkcudbright Galleries arts centre. Kirkcudbright is a picturesque harbour town situated on the River Dee, surrounded by glorious coastline with holiday centres at Brighouse Bay and Auchenlarie with views of the Murray Isles. Historic Kirkcudbright hosts annual arts festivals, summer activities programme, its own Tattoo and Ceilidh, jazz and traditional music events and the Kirkcudbrightshire County Show. It boasts a cookery school and award winning dining experiences including The Auld Alliance and Selkirk Arms Hotel, while Castle Douglas, the region s Food Town is 9 miles away. A broader range of amenities, plus a university campus and a brand new, state of the art, hospital are available in the regional capital of Dumfries, some 26 miles away. The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. There are good hill walking opportunities in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along the newly designated cycle routes, as well as the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes in the Galloway Forest Park. There are varied sporting opportunities such as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiasts, there is the championship course at Southerness and several other courses nearby, including Kirkcudbright, Cally Palace, Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, and New Galloway. Beautiful Loch Ken has a popular sailing centre with a number of water sports and activities available. The Solway coast is also popular with sailors with both Kippford and Kirkcudbright having safe moorings. The National Trust for Scotland has a wonderful garden and house at Threave Estate which provides training for a number of horticulture students each year and a modern Visitor Centre with an excellent caf and shop. The picturesque town of Gatehouse of Fleet is 7 miles away, set in a recognised National Scenic Area on the edge of the magnificent Galloway Forest Park, Scotland s first Dark Skies Park. Communications within the area are very good. There is a mainline railway station in Dumfries and Lockerbie, providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network can be reached in about an hour and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one hour s drive to the North. Edinburgh and Glasgow airports can be reached in around two hours.
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