6 bedroom country house for sale
Nithbank House, Thornhill, DG3
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- Central Heating
- Approx 5 Acres of Land.
Accommodation consists of 4 public rooms, 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, shower room, kitchen and 4 good sized attic rooms. Oil fired central heating and partial double glazing. The ground includes its own tennis court and a stone barn with planning approval for conversion
to a 3 bedroomed dwellinghouse.
MAGNIFICENT COUNTRY HOUSE IN BEAUTIFUL ELEVATED POSITION OVER THE RIVER NITH AND SET IN APPROX 5 ACRES OF LAND AND INCLUDING STONE BARN SUITABLE FOR CONVERSION.
THE PROPERTY ORIGINATES FROM AROUND 1809 WHEN IT WAS BUILT FOR THE CHAMBERLAIN OF THE 4TH DUKE OF QUEENSBERRY AND WAS EXTENDED IN THE 1860’S. IT HAS BEEN REGULARLY MODERNISED AND OFFERS QUALITY ACCOMMODATION IN THIS BEAUTIFUL PART OF SOUTH WEST SCOTLAND.
THORNHILL IS A PICTURESQUE VILLAGE WITH WIDE STREETS LINED WITH LIME TREES AND LIES APPROXIMATELY 14 MILES NORTH OF DUMFRIES. THERE ARE EXCELLENT PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS WITHIN THE VILLAGE WHICH ALSO HAS A QUALITY 18-HOLE GOLF COURSE, A THRIVING BOWLING CLUB AND TENNIS AND SQUASH CLUBS. THE AREA IS WELL KNOWN FOR SALMON AND TROUT FISHING IN THE RIVER NITH AND ITS TRIBUTARIES AND FOR ITS SHOOTING AND HILL WALKING OPPORTUNITIES. FOUR MILES TO THE NORTH LIES DRUMLANRIG CASTLE, HOME OF THE DUKE OF BUCCLEUCH AND QUEENSBERRY
THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:-
Double door entrance to spacious hallway with shelved alcove. Double central heating radiator. Oil fired central heating.
31’ 3” X 17’ 1”
Gorgeous room with large bay window offering superb views to the south and large display window to the west both overlooking the river. Large arched alcove with wall light. Stone fire surround with working coal fire with baxi grate.
20’ 1” X 15’ 1”
Superb southerly views down the valley. Double glazed door to patio. Double central heating radiator. Sandstone fireplace with open grate but no chimney. Five sets of wall lights. Large deep set shelved cupboard.
18’ 8” X 17’ 3”
Single glazed windows to the west and to the north.
6’ 5” X 11’ 3”
Vinyl flooring. Large sink unit and work tops. Plumbed for automatic washing machine. 2 x 13 amp power points. Storage cupboards.
WC and Xpelair.
Fully shelved offering alternative uses as a larder, storage, wine cellar etc.
19’ 11” X 15' 8"
Double glazed windows to the south and to the east. Double central heating radiator. Fire surround with tiled inset and hearth housing a cast iron wood burning stove. Five sets of wall lights. Fitted carpet.
15’ 11” X 11’ 10”
Fully fitted kitchen with wide range of work tops, base units and wall cupboards. 1 ½ bowl single drainer sink unit. Double glazed windows to the north and to the east. Double central heating radiator. Propane gas fitted hob and double electric oven. Two strip lights. Tiled flooring. Outside vestibule and rear door.
Houses the dual fuel boiler which also has log storage and is ideal as a drying room.
STAIRCASE AND UPPER LANDING
The stair and upper landing carpets are included in sale. On the half landing there is attractive book shelving while on the upper landing there is a double central heating radiator and shelved storage cupboards.
BEDROOM 1 (EN-SUITE)
19’ 7” X 17’ 3”
Beautifully spacious room with single glazed windows to the west and north. Double central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
13’ X 6’ 6”
Modern bathroom suite consisting of bath with shower above and fully tiled surround, WC, wash hand basin. Heated towel rail. Vinyl flooring. Double glazed window.
BEDROOM 2 (EN-SUITE)
19’ 3” X 18’ 10”
Beautiful bright bedroom with large bay window with magnificent southerly views over the river Nith down the valley. Windows to the west. Working shutters. Double central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
11’ 5” X 7’
Bright spacious shower room with corner shower cabinet with waterproof laminate surround housing a Mira Event power shower unit. Bath, WC and wash hand basin. Raised heated towel rail. Vinyl tile effect flooring. Single window.
15’ 10” X 14’ 11”
Magnificent views down the valley. Double central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.
15’ 10” X 11’ 8”
Shelved cupboard. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet. Windows to the north.
21’ 6” X 16’ 11”
Windows to the south. Single wardrobe. Natural carved wood surround with cast iron inset fireplace. Central heating radiator.
17’ 6” X 11’ 10”
Windows to the north and to the east. Radiator. Wash hand basin. Fitted carpet.
8’ 6” X 7’ 11”
Bath with Mira Event power shower unit with folding shower screen and waterproof laminate surround, wash hand basin and WC. Vinyl tile effect floor covering. Heated towel rail.
Wide staircase to the upper level. On the half landing there is a further shower room.
Double sized shower cabinet with Mira Event power shower unit, wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail.
11’ 11” X 10’ 10”
Cast iron fire place. Coombed ceilings. Fitted carpet. Walk in wardrobe with its own electric light.
15’ 1” X 9’ 6”
Windows to the south with magnificent views. Cupboard which houses the cold water tank.
12’ X 11’
Views to the north. Coombed ceilings. Cast iron fireplace.
19’ 4” X 10’ 6”
Windows to the south. Strip lighting. Coombed ceiling.
Walk in store room which has two sky lights and offers excellent storage accommodation.
To the rear there are former stables which now form two garages plus a stone built store. Electrics and power.
The garden has been laid out most attractively in grass taking advantage of the superb elevated views over the Nith. Paved patio area. To the front sloping area down to the river which has large mature trees, Rhododendrons, numerous varieties of shrubs and several ponds.
Large gravelled area to the front. Area of lawn. Trees. Tennis court.
The barn has planning permission for conversion to a 2/3 bedroom cottage and plans are available to the successful purchaser. Presently it is made up of:
40’ X 14’ 6” (Approx, to be confirmed)
Light, power and water all available. The planning permission is to allow a 2/3 bedroomed cottage.
FURTHER TWO STOREY EXTENSION
18’ X 8’ 10”.
LOWER LEVEL ROOM 1
17’ 10” x 14’ 4”.
LOWER LEVEL ROOM 2
18’ 4” X 14’ 4”
1. Services: Mains water and electricity. Private drainage. Prospective purchasers are advised that the Selling Agents have not tested any of the services or any of the appliances to be included in the sale and accordingly prospective purchasers are advised to check the position for themselves prior to proceeding with an offer for the property.
2. A closing date for offers may be fixed and therefore it would be advisable for prospective purchasers to register their interest with the Selling Agents.
3. These particulars have been carefully prepared by Messrs Pollock & McLean, Solicitors and Estate Agents. Although believed to be correct they are not guaranteed and therefore prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the basic facts before submitting an offer.
4. Post Code DG3 5AP
Council Tax Band H
5. All internal photographs have been taken using a wide angled lens
6. Entry by arrangement.
Detached Cottage available by separate negotiation.
Close to the entrance of Nithbank House is a detached cottage which may be included in sale by separate negotiation.
The accommodation consists of Living room, Bedroom, Kitchen and Bathroom with central heating, single glazing with a recent rental of £350 a month.
Entrance vestibule with tiled flooring and walk-in storage cupboard which also has 1 x 13 amp power point, hanging and shelving space and houses the meters and washing machine.
18’ 1” X 15’ 1”
Bright spacious room. Two sets of single glazed windows with deep set shelves to the front and further to the side with deep set shelves. Slate fireplace on tiled hearth and natural wood mantel housing a working coal fire. 4 x 13 amp power points. Double central heating radiator.
7’ 3” X 7’ 1”
Fitted work tops, base units and wall cupboards. Single drainer sink unit. Single glazed windows to the rear with deep set shelves and vertical blinds. 5 x 13 amp power points. Tiled flooring.
15’ X 10’ 9”
Double fitted wardrobes with hanging and shelving space. Double central heating radiator. Single glazed windows to the front with deep set shelves. 3 x 13 amp power points. Fitted carpet.
Bathroom consisting of bath with shower over, wash hand basin and WC.
Garden to the front is laid out principally in grass.