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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Schoolhouse, Carsphairn, Castle Douglas, DG7 3TQ

Sold STCM £175,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Property
  • Village Location
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Public Rooms
  • Garden
  • Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Attractive period Semi-Detached former Schoolhouse. Spacious living accommodation throughout in good decorative order.

The Schoolhouse in Carsphairn is an attractive period property situated within the rural village of Carsphairn. As can be guessed from the name, this is a former Schoolmaster's house for Carsphairn Primary School which it adjoins. The property benefits from many of the traditional period features, including high ceiling, original cornicing, original staircase and original shutters in most rooms but is also well laid out to accommodate the modern way of living. This property is complemented front and rear by easily maintained garden ground and outlook to the countryside. Although within the village, and therefore benefiting from village amenities, the property takes full advantage of the views to the surrounding rural setting. This property would be ideally suited to a family.

Carsphairn itself is a rural village situated on the Castle Douglas to Ayr road A713). The village benefits from local amenities such as the Primary School, Church, local shop, village hall and Carsphairn Heritage Centre. Wider amenities are available in the towns of Dalry (10 Miles) and Castle Douglas (25 Miles) to the south and Dalmellington (10 miles) and Ayr (25 Miles) to the north. Secondary schooling is provided in Dalry, with pupils moving on to Castle Douglas for 5th and 6th years.

The Property is entered by driveway leading from Carsphairn Main Street to the front door. The property has an imposing and impressive stone façade being a traditional former Schoolhouse.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY 17'04" X 7'04" at longest and widest (5.29m x 2.25m)
Spacious, bright Entrance Hallway benefiting from ample natural light. Gives access to Living Room, Dining Room, Bathroom and First Floor accommodation via carpeted stairway. Beige fitted carpet with partial tile flooring leading to the Bathroom. Wall mounted radiator. Telephone point. Central pendant light. Under-stair storage cupboard. Box housing electricity meters and fuse box.

LIVING ROOM 12'09" X 17'08" at longest and widest (5.40m x 3.91m)
Good size Living Room with attractive focal fireplace with black tiled plinth surround and wooden mantel. Windows to the front and rear allow ample natural light to flood in. Original shutters. Pendant light. Two wall mounted radiators. Two wall press storage cupboards. Fitted carpet. Picture rail.

DINING ROOM 17'04" X 13'10" at longest and widest (5.29m x 4.24m)
Ample room for Dining and Lounging if desired. Fitted carpet. Two wall mounted radiators. Pendant light. Outlook to front of property. Original shutters.

KITCHEN 23'06" X 7'07" (7.16m x 2.33m)
Accessed from the Dining Room, the Kitchen is fitted with modern wall and floor units with chrome handles and black marble effect work-surfaces. The units are set out in an almost horse-shoe configuration. There is a panoramic window overlooking the rear garden. Stainless steel sink with right hand drainer, veg preparation area and mixer tap. Traditional ceiling mounted clothes pulley. Three chrome trio spotlight ceiling fitments. Oil fired central heating boiler. Schott Ceran four ring electric hob with over-head extractor fan. Integral Diplomat double oven and grill. Integral washing machine. Wall mounted radiator. Gives access to rear garden via back door with cat flap.

BATHROOM 7'08" X 7'07" (2.36m x 2.33m)
Presently accommodates large shower cubicle with Mira shower fitment but could accommodate a bath if desired. White wash hand basin and matching pedestal. Frosted window to side of property. Wall mounted radiator. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Usual bathroom fitments. Central light fitment. Tiled floor.

LANDING 3' x 7'4" (0.91m x 2.24m)
Accessed from the Entrance Hallway via a sweeping staircase with wooden banister and painted cast iron balustrades. Large double glazed window on half landing gives a framed and picturesque view over the rear garden and beyond to surrounding countryside. Landing gives access to three Bedrooms and a Study. Wall mounted radiator. Pendant light. Fitted beige carpet.

MASTER BEDROOM 17'04" X 12'09" at longest and widest (5.3m x 3.91m)
Spacious Double Master Bedroom with outlook to front of property over front garden, Carsphairn Main Street and beyond to hills and surrounding countryside. Original shutters. Wall press. Two wall mounted radiators. Telephone point. Feature fireplace with tiled mantel and surround (not presently in working order). Central pendant light. Fitted carpet.

STUDY 7'03" X 6'07" at longest and widest (2.24m x 2.02m
A convenient Study with outlook to front of property. Original shutters. Shelving laid on. Central pendant light. Hatch access to loft. Wall mounted radiator.

BEDROOM 2 11'01" X 14'05" (4.40m x 3.40m)
Spacious Double Bedroom with outlook to front of property, Carsphairn Main Street and beyond to surrounding hills and countryside. Original shutters. Central pendant light. Wall mounted radiator. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3 14'04" X 5'08" at longest and widest (4.38m x 1.77m)
Good size single Bedroom with stunning outlook over the rear garden and beyond to the surrounding countryside. Original shutters. Pendant light. Wall mounted radiator. Fitted carpet.

The Schoolhouse is accessed via gravelled driveway leading from Carsphairn Main Street and gives access to the front of property and also the side of the property to the Garage in the rear garden. The Front Garden is mainly laid to lawn with perimeter borders laid to mature shrubbery.

The Rear Garden is a great asset to the Schoolhouse. It is presently laid to lawn in the main but also has borders laid to mature shrubbery, flowering plants and also two productive vegetable plots. The garden has huge amount of scope for a potential purchaser and can be developed to suit. There is a gravelled and patio area ideal for al-fresco dining and entertaining. Single detached garage with concrete floor. Log Shed. Oil Tank. Spigot Tap. Coal Bunker.
The property is bounded to the East by Carsphairn Church and to the West by Carsphairn Primary School which as a result, gives the benefit of privacy to the rear garden as neither neighbouring property are residential.

The Council Tax Band relating to this property is C. Pedestrian and vehicular access reserved at front of property for the purposes of inspecting and maintaining the school and pedestrian access only reserved to the rear for these purposes.

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16 July 2015


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