5 bedroom detached house for saleErnespie Road, Castle Douglas
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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 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.
2.4 metres x 2.1 M
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Measures 1.1m x 1.7m
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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