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Tongland Road, Kirkcudbright

PROPERTY TYPE

Detached

BEDROOMS

4

BATHROOMS

4

SIZE

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TENURE
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Key features

  • Detached Dormer Bungalow
  • Four/Five Double Bedrooms
  • Self-Contained First Floor Apartment
  • Two/Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Extensive Terraced Gardens
  • Detached Garage
  • Driveway & Additional Parking
  • Estuary Views
  • One Mile from Town Centre

Description

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THE PROPERTY

Rivergarth sits in a substantial corner plot in an elevated position with stunning views of the River Dee estuary and picturesque surrounding countryside. This spacious dormer bungalow offers a flexible accommodation layout currently configured as a four double bedroom property with three on the ground floor and one on the first floor, three with ensuites and a family bathroom, along with three reception rooms, kitchen and study. The formal breakfast/dining room could easily be turned into a fifth double bedroom and the upper floor study could be used as a further bedroom if required. The upper floor accommodation comprises a spacious pen plan living area, large double bedroom, separate study/home office and generous bathroom.  The property benefits from gas central heating and double glazing throughout. The property was previously run as a successful bed and breakfast business, well-known in the thriving and popular tourist destination of Kirkcudbright and could be again. The delightful, well-tended gardens extend over several terraces offering a choice of seating areas for owners and guests and there is ample parking with a driveway, detached garage and additional parking space. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate all this property has to offer inside and out both as a home and as the business opportunity it represents. 


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THE ACCOMMODATION

The property is accessed from the front through the welcoming vestibule opening into the inner hallway with lounge/diner to the front on the right. This bright and spacious room is twin aspect with ever-changing views across the estuary. There is a feature fireplace, comfortable relaxation area and ample family dining/entertaining space. Along the inner hallway also to the front of the property is a second reception room currently configured as a formal breakfast/dining room with both dining and relaxation space and those stunning views. The kitchen of generous proportions is to the rear with separate utility room beyond. The back door from the kitchen provides access to the extensive outdoor space and detached garage. The kitchen comprises a range of fitted wall and base cabinets with wooden work surfaces and tiled splashback. There is an electric range cooker with ovens and hob and extractor hood over, ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer and ample space for a number of free-standing kitchen appliances as well as informal family dining. The utility room to the rear offers an additional sink and space for laundry appliances. Off the hallway are the three ground-floor double bedrooms, one to the front and two to the rear. The two to the rear both have their own ensuite shower rooms with shower enclosure, wash hand basin and toilet. In addition, there is a spacious family bathroom which comprises a three-piece white suite with shower over the bath, pedestal wash hand basin and toilet, along with heated towel rail and storage cabinet. There is generous storage off the ground-floor hallway and to the front a staircase leads to the upper floor accommodation. The upper floor living area is open-plan with two lounge/study areas and a feature fireplace with gas fire inset. Off the living area is a spacious double bedroom with full-size ensuite bathroom beyond, comprising a walk-in shower enclosure, vanity storage unit with wash hand basin inset and toilet. On the other side of the open plan living space there is a handy home office/study with access to the loft space.  


Finishing off outside, the property benefits from extensive gardens to the front, side and rear. There is graveled seating area to the side with decorative raised beds and to the rear a patio area, sun terraces and landscaped gardens including fruit trees and bushes and shrubbery. The detached garage has timber double vehicle access doors and electric power and lighting and there are two timber garden sheds, one in the rear garden and one at the side, adjacent to the parking area. There is also a timber summerhouse in the rear garden, with electric power and lighting and an electric panel heater. From the property’s elevated position there are stunning views of the River Dee estuary to Kirkcudbright harbour and of the Galloway hills and coast. The town centre can be reached by road or riverside walk and is less than 1 mile away. To the rear of the property there is a courtyard with garage/workshop. Boundaries to the sides and rear are mainly formed by concrete block walls, with a stone retaining wall to the front. The left-hand boundary, (when facing the front of the building) is formed by a low level stream with retaining wall.


TRANSPORT, SCHOOLS & AMENITIES

The nearest primary school and pre-school nursery provision are at Kirkcudbright Primary with the nearest secondary school Kirkcudbright Academy, all within walking distance or a short drive of the property. The local bus route passes the front of the property with a regular service into the town centre and beyond. A wide range of individual shops, supermarkets, restaurants, pubs, hotels, offices, doctors and dentists is available in Kirkcudbright, the Artists’ town, along with a swimming pool and the newly refurbished Kirkcudbright Galleries arts centre with its own coffee shop and exhibitions, celebrating the town’s links with the renowned Glasgow Boys (and female artists such as Jessie M King) artists’ colony. Kirkcudbright is a picturesque harbour town situated on the River Dee, surrounded by glorious coastline with holiday centres at Brighouse Bay, Borgue, Sandgreen and Auchenlarie with spectacular sunsets and views of the Murray Isles. Historic Kirkcudbright hosts annual arts festivals, summer activities programme, its own Tattoo with Ceilidh, jazz and traditional music events and the Kirkcudbrightshire County Show. It boasts a cookery school and award-winning dining experiences including The Auld Alliance and Selkirk Arms Hotel, while Castle Douglas, the region’s Food Town is 9 miles away. A new Dark Space Plantarium opened in the town centre during 2021. The Planetarium has been developed by Kirkcudbright Development Trust transforming the old Johnston School building and will open once coronavirus restrictions allow. The state-of-the-art visitor attraction will ‘inform and educate people of all ages celebrating the majesty and infinity of space, the wonders of science and the magic of the nearby Dark Skies Park.’

A broader range of amenities, plus a university campus and a brand new, state- of-the-art, hospital is available in the regional capital of Dumfries, some 26 miles away. The South West of Scotland is well-known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. There are good hill walking opportunities in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along the newly-designated cycle routes, as well as the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes in the Galloway Forest Park. There are varied sporting opportunities such as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiasts, there is the championship course at Southerness and several other courses nearby, including Kirkcudbright, Cally Palace, Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, and New Galloway. Beautiful Loch Ken has a popular sailing centre with a number of water sports and activities available. The Solway coast is also popular with sailors with both Kippford and Kirkcudbright having safe moorings. The National Trust for Scotland has a wonderful garden and house at Threave Estate which provides training for a number of horticulture students each year and a modern Visitor Centre with an excellent café and shop. The picturesque town of Gatehouse of Fleet is 7 miles away, set in a recognised National Scenic Area on the edge of the magnificent Galloway Forest Park, Scotland’s first Dark Skies Park. Communications within the area are very good. There is a mainline railway station in Dumfries and Lockerbie, providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network can be reached in about an hour and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one hour’s drive to the North. Edinburgh and Glasgow airports can be reached in around two hours.

HOME REPORT:

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