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3 bedroom link detached house for sale

The Torrs, Dalbeattie, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG5

Removed £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Coastal views across the solway firth
  • Recently modernised by current owner
  • Large landscaped in rural setting

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Housesimple is pleased to present The Torrs; a country home of some elegance and comfort.

Overlooking the Solway Firth with landscaped gardens extending to approx 0.75 of an acre, the house stands on an elevated site with outstanding views over the sea and surrounding countryside.

Formerly the residence of Sir Thomas McAlpine, the house was converted from a cottage in 1967. The present owner has further modernised and updated the property to a high standard. Portling is a small hamlet situated one mile from Colvend with its primary school shop and café. The area boasts a mild climate and offers a wide range of country pursuits including sailing, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, shooting and golf with numerous coastal and forest walks. A perfect place for an early and relaxing retirement.

The property benefits from new pvc double glazed windows and doors, a new kitchen with patio doors to the garden. New oil fired boiler and mains pressure hot water system. Main bathroom completely renewed this year. Also features a new, fully fitted kitchen with modern appliances including dishwasher, double oven, microwave, wine cooler and oil fired four oven Aga.

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Council Tax: Band F (£1495.00 Per Annum )

Living Room: Spacious room with 9 kW log burner providing plenty of warmth on a winters night. Double glazed doors provide access to the garden room so opening up to provide plenty of space for entertaining.(Room width: 4m (13ft 1 in) Room length: 7m (22ft 11 in))

Garden Room: Provides a wonderful place to sit and view the garden. Oak flooring and door out to the garden.(Room width: 2m (6ft 6 in) Room length: 4m (13ft 1 in))

Dining Room: Well appointed room which allows a large dining table seating up to eight people. Fireplace currently with electric fire but chimney could be opened up and a log burner or open fire fitted.(Room width: 3m (9ft 10 in) Room length: 4m (13ft 1 in))

Sitting room: Provides a nice seating area off the kitchen and access to the glazed porch which has double doors opening on to the garden.(Room width: 5m (16ft 4 in) Room length: 2m (6ft 6 in))

Kitchen: Spacious room with fitted units including dishwasher, electric hob, two ovens, wine cooler and microwave. A four oven Aga provides heating and cooking facilities. Double doors open out onto the decking which provides ideal summer living with an indoor/ outdoor feel. Oak flooring and wooden work tops provide a warm and enticing atmosphere. Dining area with room for six is an added bonus!(Room width: 5m (16ft 4 in) Room length: 5m (16ft 4 in))

Porch: (Room width: 2m (6ft 6 in) Room length: 2m (6ft 6 in))

Utility: Fitted cupboards and drawers providing excellent storage. Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Quarry tiled floor and boiler for the central heating and hot water.(Room width: 2m (6ft 6 in) Room length: 3m (9ft 10 in))

Master Bedroom: Beautiful large room with fitted wardrobes and glazed door leading on to small balcony offering wide views across the firth to the Cunbrian hills. Access to large ensuite bathroom and dressing room currently used as a study.(Room width: 5m (16ft 4 in) Room length: 5m (16ft 4 in))

En-suite: Fitted with bath toilet and sink units.(Room width: 2m (6ft 6 in) Room length: 4m (13ft 1 in))

Dressing Room/Home Office: (Room width: 3m (9ft 10 in) Room length: 4m (13ft 1 in))

Bedroom 2: Delightful double bedroom providing excellent views of the garden. Ensuite with shower cubicle toilet and sink.(Room width: 3m (9ft 10 in) Room length: 3m (9ft 10 in))

En-suite: (Room width: 2m (6ft 6 in) Room length: 2m (6ft 6 in))

Bedroom 3: Another large double with views over the garden. Fitted wash basin and large built in wardrobe/storage cupboard. The room could easily be split to provide a double bedroom plus an adequate single bedroom should the need arise.(Room width: 3m (9ft 10 in) Room length: 5m (16ft 4 in))

Bathroom: Recently refurbished with bath, shower over the bath, wash basin and toilet. Heated towel rail and fully lit mirror.(Room width: 2m (6ft 6 in) Room length: 3m (9ft 10 in))

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 April 2016

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