About this property
A three double bedroom detached bungalow in an elevated generous corner plot position, newly refurbished to the highest standard situated in a quiet residential street on the edge of the vibrant and historic Artists and harbour town of Kirkcudbright with rural views and within walking distance of the wide range of local amenities. The accommodation is single storey with attic space and features a spacious kitchen diner and lounge with decorative fire place. The property benefits from newly installed UPVC double glazing throughout, a new fitted kitchen, bathroom and ensuite shower room. The fresh contemporary d cor and flexible accommodation layout with three double bedrooms, two bathrooms, garage and workshop with 360 degree gardens lends itself to a variety of uses and living working arrangements. Ideally suited to families, professionals and retirees this property would make a fabulous permanent or holiday home providing a delightful comfortable and cosy base from which to explore the picturesque surroundings. Viewing is essential to appreciate all this property has to offer including the generous outdoor space offering outside living, dining and working opportunities and stunning views of the country side surrounding this picturesque harbour town.
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The property benefits from gas central heating and new UPVC double glazing throughout with a combination of wood and newly carpeted flooring. The bright entrance vestibule has internal glazing and a generous and useful storage cupboard, opening onto the spacious L shaped hallway providing access to all rooms. The stylish lounge has a feature fireplace with decorative gas fire and tiled hearth with a picture window to the front of the property. There is direct access from the lounge as well as from the hallway to the extensive kitchen diner which comprises a range of stylish base and wall units with generous island breakfast bar, complemented by marble effect worktops and metro style tiled splashback. There is an electric fan oven and ceramic hob with extractor hood above and integral dishwasher, along with a one and a half bowl sink and drainer with space for fridge freezer. There is a further sink, more wall and base units and plumbing for a washing machine in the generous utility room which also has a picture window to the rear of the property, a large cupboard housing the boiler and access to the outdoor space via a side door. Both the family bathroom and ensuite shower room to the master bedroom are newly installed with toilet, vanity unit and heated chrome towel rails. There is a bath with shower over in the bathroom and well proportioned walk in shower in the ensuite. Both are finished to a high standard with stylish contemporary tiling. Two of the bedrooms and generous doubles while the third is slightly smaller. There is access to the loft area from the hallway providing additional storage.
Finishing off outside, the property benefits from extensive private enclosed gardens on all sides with some areas set to lawn and others paved or chipped with stone and bark. There is a wide variety of mature flowering shrubs providing year round colour. There is a side gate to the rear garden and an ornate wall with iron gate opening onto a private raised sun terrace with patio area offering outside living and dining opportunities. There are rural views of the surrounding area from the rear garden. The spacious driveway provides off street parking for several vehicles in addition to the single garage with workshop behind. The boundary is denoted by a combination of stone wall and timber fencing.
Transport, schools & amenities
The nearest primary school and pre school nursery provision are at Kirkcudbright Primary with the nearest secondary school Kirkcudbright Academy, all within walking distance or a short drive of the property. Holroyd Road is on the local bus route with a regular service into the town centre and beyond. A wide range of individual shops, supermarkets, restaurants, pubs, hotels, offices, doctors and dentists is available in Kirkcudbright, the Artists town, along with a swimming pool and the newly refurbished Kirkcudbright Galleries arts centre with its own coffee shop and exhibitions, celebrating the town s links with the renowned Glasgow Boys and female artists such as Jessie M King artists colony. Kirkcudbright is a picturesque harbour town situated on the River Dee, surrounded by glorious coastline with holiday centres at Brighouse Bay, Borgue, Sandgreen and Auchenlarie with spectacular sunsets and views of the Murray Isles. Historic Kirkcudbright hosts annual arts festivals, summer activities programme, its own Tattoo with 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 Dark Space Plantarium is due to open in the town centre during 2021. The planetarium has been developed by Kirkcudbright Development Trust transforming the old Johnston School building and will open once coronavirus restrictions allow. The state of the art visitor attraction will inform and educate people of all ages celebrating the majesty and infinity of space, the wonders of science and the magic of the nearby Dark Skies Park.
A broader range of amenities, plus a university campus and a brand new, state of the art, hospital is 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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