3 bedroom detached house for sale

Downsbank Cottage , Catherinefield Road, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire DG1 3PJ

Sold STCM £237,250

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 3 Double Bedrooms
  • Bathroom and 2 En-Suites
  • Large Grounds and triple garage
  • Rural Outlook
  • Potential Building plot

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Realter welcome to the market Downsbank Cottage. Formerly 2 semi detached stone farm cottages that has been renovated to create a beautiful 3 Bedroom detached Cottage with 2 reception rooms, Conservatory, Kitchen/Diner, Family bathroom and 2 en-suites. This stand alone family home affording plentiful living space is extremely well presented and maintained, lying within approx 3/4 of an acre of large landscaped grounds with views across the rural countryside and yet only 3 miles from Dumfries Town Centre and all amenities. In addition there was planing consent for an additional detached bungalow to be built- this has now lapsed but could be re-applied for.
With its ideal position, move in condition and spacious grounds offering great potential to further develop, viewing is highly recommended. Downsbank Cottage is being marketed for sale at £12,500 below home report value

Vestibule 
Enter into the property through a wooden front door into a carpeted vestibule with a wooden glazed internal door.

Hallway 
The T shaped hallway has a fitted carpet, three radiators, three ceiling lights and loft access. The bedrooms are to the right, with the Kitchen, Lounge and Dining room to the left. All skirting and finishes are in mahogany

Lounge (4.76m x 4.48m or 15' 7" x 14' 8") 
Spacious Lounge with feature Multi fuel stove on a tiled hearth, solid oak flooring, double glazed window to the front with curtain pole and curtains, ceiling light, BT point and 2 TV points. A fully glazed door leads in to the Dining room

Dining Room (4.04m x 3.30m or 13' 3" x 10' 10") 
From the hallway enter through a fully glazed door in to the Dining room with a fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light and TV point. From the Dining room enter through French doors with curtain pole and curtains above in to the conservatory

Conservatory (4.30m x 3.0m or 14' 1" x 9' 10") 
The Conservatory affording great additional living space and views across the garden and countryside has blinds, cushioned vinyl flooring, radiator, TV point and double glazed door leading to the garden and patio

Kitchen/Diner (6.02m x 3.77m or 19' 9" x 12' 4") 
Modern fitted Kitchen/Diner with wall and base units, 4 ring gas hob and double oven below, under unit lighting, sink and drainer with mixer taps, partially tiled walls, plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, 1 ceiling light and 7 spot lights, Karndean flooring, two radiators, cupboard housing the RCD UNIT and alarm, double glazed windows to the rear with blinds, space for a breakfast table and 1/2 glazed door leading in to rear vestibule.

Rear Vestibule (3.66m x 1.80m or 12' 0" x 5' 11") 
The rear vestibule has large double glazed window with blind, rear door to driveway and garden, ceramic tiled flooring, ceiling light, cupboard housing the oil fired boiler, additional double airing cupboard and shelving

Master Bedroom and En-Suite (5.0m x 3.50m or 16' 5" x 11' 6") 
The Master Bedroom with en-suite shower room has a fitted carpet, double glazed window to the front with curtain pole, curtains and blind, tv point and ceiling light and full length quadruple fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors

Master En-suite 
The Ensuite has a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, respetex wall covering, 4 spot lights, chrome heated towel rail, wall mounted cabinet, mirror, extractor fan and cushioned vinyl flooring

Double Bedroom 2 (4.82m x 2.58m or 15' 10" x 8' 6") 
Double bedroom with two double glazed windows to the rear with curtain poles and curtains, radiator, TV point, ceiling light and fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors. Door through to the en-suite

En Suite 
The en-suite has a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle. There is tiled walls, ceiling light, extractor fan and mirror

Double Bedroom 3 (4.40m x 3.0m or 14' 5" x 9' 10") 
Double bedroom with fitted carpet, double glazed window to the front with blinds, curtain pole and curtains, radiator, TV point, ceiling light and triple fitted wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors

Family Bathroom (2.77m x 2.67m or 9' 1" x 8' 9") 
The large modern 4 piece bathroom has a WC and wash hand basin with built in vanity unit, roll top bath and shower cubicle with thermostatic shower and pump, respetex wall covering, Karndean flooring, chrome heated towel rail, radiator, 6 spot lights and double glazed window with blind

Driveway 
Enter on to tarmaced driveway. This runs along the rear of the property and around to the large triple garage. There is an additional chipped driveway to the front of the property- both affording plentiful parking. There are outside lights and water tap

Triple Garage (8.50m x 4.75m or 27' 11" x 15' 7") 
The triple garage has an up and over door, lighting, power points, shelving, work bench and connecting door through to store room

Store room (8.50m x 2.70m or 27' 11" x 8' 10") 
The store room has ceiling light, windows and rear door to the garden

Additional outbuildings 
To the side of the rear driveway is a garden shed, stick shed and greenhouse

Front Garden 
A stone dyke wall runs along the full length of the front of the land. The front garden is laid to lawn with an additional high beech hedge in front of the stone dyke wall. Beyond the chipped driveway a low stone dyke wall forms the neighbouring boundary with rural land beyond

Patio 
To the side of the conservatory is a large paved patio with wooden gazebo ideal for a relaxing drink or barbeque and enjoying the rural outlook

Rear Garden 
The large rear garden is also laid to lawn with hedges to the rear and some trees

Additional Land 
Beyond the rear garden is a piece of additional land around 1/4 of an acre that the present owners rent from a local farmer for £50 a year- a similar agreement would be available to potential buyers

Building Plot 
The present owners acquired building consent to build a single storey bungalow on a part of the rear garden where the present garage is sited. This planning consent has now lapsed but could be re-applied for

Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) graphs

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 January 2016

Nearest station

  • Dumfries (2.5 mi)
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Realter Estate Agents, Dumfries

31-33 Bank Street, Dumfries DG1 2PA

01387 447021 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Dumfries (2.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Realter Estate Agents, Dumfries

31-33 Bank Street, Dumfries DG1 2PA

01387 447021 Local call rate

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