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8 bedroom Detached For Sale in Kirkcudbright

Tongland Road, Kirkcudbright DG6
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Currently listed for... £950,000
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the property



Fludha commands a prestigious elevated position with outstanding views of the River Dee to Kirkcudbright town and harbour and the Galloway Hills beyond. The elegant sandstone building dominates the route into Kirkcudbright with impressive finely carved castellations, extensive winding driveway and two acres of meticulously landscaped gardens, providing greenery all year round and stunning colour in the Spring and Summer months. Fludha has a colourful history and was lovingly restored and refurbished in the mid 2000s to create Dumfries & Galloway s only 5 Star Licensed Guest House. With six individually designed spacious bedrooms suites each with its own ensuite bath or shower rooms. There is a formal drawing room to the front of the property which provided a sumptuous guest lounge and the huge kitchen breakfast room with Aga range cooker also has space for informal dining. In addition, there is a two bedroom ground floor apartment with its own kitchen, lounge and bathroom facilities capable of separate occupation if required. The property benefits from double glazing throughout and two boilers ensure there is never a shortage of heating or hot water in all those bathrooms. The property layout is fully flexible and could easily be configured to suit any modern extended family living and working arrangements. Alternatively, Fludha offers a ready and unrivalled opportunity to recreate a high quality boutique hotel business in the thriving and popular tourist destination of Kirkcudbright. A sophisticated high pressure sprinkler system and regulation fire doors are installed throughout the main building as well as security lighting. The property also has a ‘fibre to the cabinet‘ internet connection.

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the accommodation

The impressive pillared entrance to the property opens into the magnificent hallway providing access to the ground floor accommodation and imposing stairway to the upper floor apartments. To the front of the property is the delightful double aspect drawing room with a picture bay window offering views of the manicured lawns and the river beyond. Also to the front of the property is a spacious downstairs double bedroom with ensuite wet room. From the hallway there is direct access to the dining room and main kitchen breakfast room as well as a series of utility spaces including the laundry room, boiler room and downstairs cloakroom with considerable storage including linen room. The dining room is currently configured as dual purpose providing a study area in addition to ample family dining space. The main kitchen is of commercial proportions but retains a cosy domestic charm with considerable food preparation area as well as a home office alcove and a dining area in the bay window benefitting from those incredible views. A door from here opens out onto the patio with gardens beyond for outdoor dining and entertaining. The kitchen comprises an extensive series of wall and base units, complemented by wooden worktops with single sink and tiled splashback while the fabulous work island has marble worktops and a double stainless steel sink inset with spray tap, as well as two integrated double dishwashers. There is a choice of cooking facilities with both a four oven gas powered Aga range cooker with three hotplates as well as electric fan oven, induction hob and microwave alternatives. Space for free additional free standing appliances is plentiful.

To the rear of the kitchen is the part of the property which could form a separate self contained annexe. There is a spacious lounge family room with integrated feature fireplace and TV. There are windows overlooking the garden and water feature as well as French doors opening out onto the ceramic tiled patio. Off the lounge there is a fully fitted contemporary style kitchen with a range of wall and base units, single sink bowl and drainer and a range of integrated appliances, including an electric fan oven, induction hob and microwave, fridge freezer and dishwasher. To the rear of the lounge there are two double bedrooms, both with ensuite bathroom facilities. The larger ensuite features a fully tiled double headed shower wet room. This bedroom also has a walk in wardrobe and French doors to the garden while the other has a Velux window providing maximum natural light. There is also a rear porch to the annexe which opens onto the courtyard situated behind the property providing access to the garage and utility rooms of the main building. On the first floor of the main house there are five individually designed well proportioned bedrooms each with their own uniquely styled full size bathroom facilities with bath and or power shower, wash hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail. The rooms vary in layout, d cor and character with many original features such as decorative archways, wooden shutters, ceiling roses and cornicing. One has a magnificent bay window and all have far reaching views of the delightful surrounding area. Two bedrooms are of suite proportions. The room configuration lends itself to fulfilling a wide range of differing guest requirements including whole house occupancy, family rooms and single couple occupation. The split level landing adds quirkiness and provides access to all five bedrooms as well as to the attic space.

Finishing off outside, the property benefits from private enclosed landscaped gardens extending to just under two acres with a generous paved sun terrace to the front of the house, pond with water feature, sunken patio and seating areas with concealed lighting. From the property s elevated position there are stunning views to the south of the River Dee estuary to Kirkcudbright harbour and of the Galloway hills and coast. The tree lined private drive winds its way up to the property from the main road and leads to the carpark with parking for multiple vehicles and two 3.5 Kw electric charging points. You will also find a 7m x 3m wooden shed providing useful storage for bicycles and or garden equipment. There is an alternative rear driveway. The town centre can be reached by road or riverside walk and is less than 1 mile away. To the rear of the property there is a courtyard with garage workshop. 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. The local bus route passes the front of the property 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 new Dark Space Plantarium opened 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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