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Whispering Trees, MONIAIVE

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Tenure: Freehold

Whispering Trees

We are delighted to bring to the market this well maintained modern three bedroom detached family bungalow known as Whispering Trees which is located in a unique secluded rural setting within the grounds of Crawfordton House, close to the conservation village of Moniaive, in the unspoiled Dumfries-shire countryside, 14 miles from the county town of Dumfries. The location offers true country living with extensive views over the manicured policies of a grand country estate and local farmland to the rolling hills beyond while being only 20 miles from the main motorway network and 65 miles from Edinburgh and 70 from Glasgow.

Internally the property offers a large family lounge with wood-burning stove and open views to the south, open-plan kitchen / diner with quality oak fitted kitchen and sliding doors to secluded patio ideal for al-fresco dining, three well proportioned bedrooms and modern four piece family bathroom. The unique feature of the interior is the extensive solid oak panelling in the lounge and hallway, which has been recently augmented by the current owners with custom wood features. The attic space, accessed by a drop down ladder in the hall, has been fully lined and insulated and is llit by 6 large velux windows. This superb 42 foot long space, currently used for storage, offers huge potential for development to either additional bedrooms, or due to its superb bright aspect, to an artist's studio or extensive hobby and craft room. The property is double glazed throughout with oil central heating it is connected to mains electricity and water with drainage to septic tank and is served by BT landline with optional broadband.

Surrounding the property there is a good sized, fully landscaped garden with decorative borders to the front with open southern views. The enclosed rear garden includes a well maintained lawn, decorative borders and water feature all of which is overlooked by a custom built summer house with superb open views to the west over the hills being an ideal place for sitting in a summer evening. There are gravel driveways to both sides of the property giving off-road parking for up to three/four vehicles.

This property in located within the grounds of Crawfordton House, which is a listed baronial mansion dating from 1865 and was operated as a private school from 1940. It has been recently purchased by a new owner and the whole house and estate is currently undergoing a complete restoration to form a private home set within a grand Victorian estate. Whispering Trees, is located on the western boundary of the estate and is accessed via the long formal drive from the A702.

The local village of Moniaive, 1.5 miles distant, is a vibrant and strong local community with a very strong music and cultural identity hosting many music events throughout the year which is supported by the many traditional musicians who live locally. The village contains a general store, two hotels, one of which is the centre of local musical events and open mic sessions, excellent organic café, local garage with petrol station, and doctors surgery. There is a local primary school in the village; the secondary school being Wallaceton Academy which is 8 miles away. There are more extensive amenities at the local town of Thornhill, 8 miles away, while national chain supermarkets and full services are available in the county town of Dumfries, 14 miles distant.

EPC Band D

Lounge (1) 22'08" x 14'00"
Lounge 17'02" x 13'00"
Bedroom 1 (1) 14'06" x 8'06"
Bedroom 2 (1) 14'02" x 10'06"
Bedroom 3 11'00" x 9'00"
Floored Attic 42'00" x 11'07"

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2016

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