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4 bedroom maisonette for sale

Thornlea 4a Rotchell Park, Dumfries, DG2 7RH

Under Offer £135,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 4th bedroom or Study
  • Bathroom
  • Cloakroom
  • Double glazing & gas central heating
  • Front Garden
  • Off Road PArking
  • EPC D

Full description

Rotchell Park is widely regarded as one of the most desirable residential areas on the Maxwelltown side of the River Nith, and this extremely convenient location enjoys the benefit of being within a 5 to 10 minute walk of Dumfries town centre, public parks the riverside. The property's elevated position boasts wide-ranging southerly views over the town's rooftops to open countryside beyond which, on a clear day, extend as far as the Cumbrian fells on the other side of the Solway Firth.

The subjects offer discerning purchasers a rarely available opportunity to acquire a main-door maisonette of superior quality, forming the upper part of a converted Victorian villa. The generous accommodation, arranged over the entire first and second floors, includes Lounge with bay window, Kitchen, Bathroom, Cloakroom, 3 Bedrooms and a Study (or 4th bedroom).

The property has been modernised (including the installation of double glazing and gas central heating), but still retains many fine period features including plaster cornices, the original staircase, panelled doors and Victorian fireplaces. The colourful front garden is attractively planted with mature shrubs, and off road parking is provided.

The property is accessed through the original timber panelled door, with glazed fanlight above. There is an external LED security light with motion sensor.


Entrance Vestibule Ornate cornice. Victorian mosaic tiled floor. Original timber panelled inner door featuring leaded and stained glass. Etched glass side and top panels.

Hallway Ornate cornice. Brass effect pendant ceiling light fitting. Radiator. Fitted carpet. Carpeted staircase to upper floors.

Split-Level Landing Cornice. Lightwell with Velux rooflight draws natural daylight into this mid-section of the building. Fitted carpet. Two storage cupboards. Victorian bell box (non-operational) with indicator flags for 'Front Door, Drawing Room and Dining Room'. Feature staircase continues up to the top floor.

Lounge 3.66m x 5.65m (12'0" x 18'6")
Bright sunny room with southerly aspect. Three double glazed uPVC sash and case windows to the front, flanked by the original mock timber shutters in the bay. Wide slatted wooden venetian blinds. Original deep plaster cornice. Ornately carved marble Victorian fireplace, with reproduction cast iron inset, polished black slate hearth and living flame gas fire (with remote-control). Recessed wall cupboard with display shelves above. Radiator.

Bedroom 1 3.67m x 3.95m (12'0" x 12'11")
Double glazed window to rear. Wooden venetian blind. Cornice. Original Victorian marble, cast iron and tile fireplace. Shelved wall cupboard. Pine wardrobe and matching bedside cabinets. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 2.28 x 3.46 (7'5" x 11'4")
UPVC sash and case window to the front. Wide slatted wooden venetian blind. Cornice. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

Kitchen 2.44m x 2.83m (8'0" x 9'3")
Double glazed window to side. Roller blind. Cream coloured fitted base and wall units. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Walls tiled above worktops. Stainless steel 'Delonghi Professional' gas cooker (in good clean condition). Laminate floor covering.

Bathroom 2.82m x 1.40m (9'3" x 4'7")
Double glazed window to rear. Roller blind. Modern white bath and pedestal basin (installed 2016). Mixer shower fitting to bath taps, drawing hot water from the combi boiler. Shower rail. Bathroom cabinet with mirrored doors and glass shelves (2016).
Original timber wall cladding to dado height. Vinyl floor covering. Radiator.

Cloakroom 1.43m x 1.07m (4'8" x 3'6")
Double glazed window to side. Venetian blind. Wash basin and w.c. with high gloss white vanity units (installed 2016). Original timber wall cladding to dado height. Vinyl floor covering. Radiator.


Landing Double glazed Velux rooflight to rear. Fitted carpet. This useful space has room for a chair and/or a small desk.

Bedroom 3 6.02m x 3.66m (19'9" x 12'0")
Dormer to front with three double glazed windows. Original Victorian fire surround with tiled hearth. Fitted carpet.

Study (or 4th Bedroom) 2.30m x 2.28 (7'6" x 7'5")
Large double glazed Velux rooflight to front. Fitted carpet.

OUTSIDE: There is a garden to the front of the property, set behind a sandstone wall with tall gate pillars. Most of the garden is covered in pebbles for ease of maintenance, with mature shrubs and trees providing colour and visual interest. There is off road parking for one car.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 May 2016

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