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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Ernespie Road, Castle Douglas

£300,000

Property Description

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Imposing Large West Wing of a former Manor House.

The property is set in a quiet location on the edge of the pretty market town, Castle Douglas, and sits offset from the main road within mature grounds.

Castle Douglas itself is a busy market town in the South West of Scotland. The town has its own primary & secondary schools, along with a busy high street of traditional, bakers, butchers , ironmongers ,hairdressers/beauticians & other specialist shops, tearooms & cafes.

The regions Solway course offers some wonderful unspoilt beaches , along with stunning coastal walks.

The Galloway hills & forest trails provide excellent walking and cycling opportunities , including new designated cycle routes , along with the SEVEN STANES.

Galloway Forest is known for its beauty & tranquillity and has been recognised as Britains first Dark Sky Park , providing phenomenal views of the stars.

Sailing enthusiast benefit from mooring opportunities at nearby Kirkcudbright & Kippford.

The region benefits from many golf links, Salmon & Trout fishing in the nearby rivers and lochs.

M74 motorway is approx 38 miles away.

Dumfries rail network & Lockerbie station provide links North & South. Prestwick airport is 70 miles north and offers flights to UK, Ireland & continental Europe. Edinburgh & Glasgow airports are both 100 miles distant and provide national & international flights.

THE PROPERTY.

The house is constructed of stone and was built around 1840.

The property offers substantial accommodation over three floors with bright , spacious well proportioned rooms making it an ideal family home. The house is currently run as a bed & breakfast , but retains its family home feel.

Many original period features have been retained, the large drawing room & sitting room having the wooden window shutters still in situ ,and wonderful deep plaster cornices. There is an elegant period wrought iron staircase, with a very large picture window overlooking the rear of the property.

Well maintained South –South West facing lawns , and a large tarmac car park .There is also a separate hard standing area , suitable for a caravan/ boat etc.

The property has 2 detached brick built garages which are linked via an internal door.

A rather more unique feature is the wrought iron framed large curved late Victorian glass house.

The approach is off the A745, up a private driveway, with shared access.

Large double wooden door entrance up steps, with decorative sandstone pillars.

In addition to the 2 brick built garages, there is a wooden `writers shed`, which benefits from power, double glazed window, and insulated.

Ground floor

Entrance vestibule
2.4 metres x 2.1 M

Inner Hallway
2.4m x 8.0m

Drawing Room/Breakfast Room
South east facing 4.4m x 5.8m.

The breakfast room has double glazed French doors leading to the Glass house.

L shaped corridor to leading to ground floor bedroom/study, meter / boot room, ground floor w.c., kitchen and Large Sitting room.

L shaped corridor measures 1.1.m x 3.1m and then 1.7m x 2.6

Ground floor bedroom/ study measures 1.85m x 4.7m.

Meter/ Boot room measures 2.2m x 1.7m

Kitchen 2.9m x 6.4m

Ground floor w.c 1.4m x 1.8.

Large sitting room 6.4m x 7.3m.

First Floor

First Floor landing
The landing measures 2.4m x 5.8m.

On the far wall of the landing is a doorway with staircase leading to large attic bedroom.

2nd Floor
Attic landing
1.3m x 2.5 with cupboard.

Middle room measures 2.3m 2.5m leading in to front facing attic bedroom.
Measures 3.7m x 5.4.

FIRST FLOOR.

Bedroom 1 ( en suite )
Large front facing bedroom, overlooking beautiful views of Screel Hill and pasture land.

The bedroom has a vanity basin with overhead shaving point & Mirror.

Measures 4.3m x 4.5m.

The en suite bathroom has a traditional white suite , with an electric shower over the bath. Tiled shower splashback.

Measures 1.6m x 2.5m.

L SHAPED corridor measures 0.9m x 6.0 m , then corridor 0.9m x 7.9m.

The corridor leads to bedrooms 2, 3 & 4.

Also along the corridor are storage rooms / airing cupboard.

Bedroom 2

Situated on the rear of the house.
Measures 2.5m x 4.5m.

Storage room 1.
Shelved out for Bedlinen/ Towels , laundry etc.

Measures 1.1m x 2.7m , plus wooden steps leading up to a smaller attic (storage space ).

Storage room 2.Shelved for storage. Measures 1.0m x 1.5m.

At the end of the l shaped corridor is a Airing cupboard.

Bedroom 3 ( En suite )
Large master bedroom with en suite. SW FACING overlooking lawns to the side.

Feature tiled fireplace, mid 20thC.
Measures 5.6m x 4.7m.

The en suite measures 3.6m x 2.2m.
White porcelain suite - shower over bath. Woodgrain effect lino flooring.

Bathroom.
Traditional White suite with cast iron bath & black vitrolite bath panel & splashback.
Measures3.0m x 1.8m.

Bedroom 4 .SW facing with view over the side lawns.
Measures 2.9m x 5.2m.

Airing Cupboard
Measures 1.1m x 1.7m

GROUNDS.

Well maintained lawns with a mixture of mature plants & shrubs. The garden is South West facing, and benefits from all day sunshine. There are 2 brick built garage/workshops with power & lighting. There is also an additional wooden `writers shed `, which has double glazed window, power, and is insulated. There is a double concrete coal bunker . The property has a cellar ,which is accessed via an external staircase & door.

Large tarmac carpark & parking for several vehicles. There is also a hard stand area , which is suitable for storing a caravan/ boat.


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08 May 2017

Nearest station

  • Dumfries (15.1 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Dumfries (15.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Doorsteps.co.uk, National

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