2 bedroom detached house for sale

Stables Cottage, Kippford, DG5

Offers in Excess of £160,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Look no further
  • Coastal Living
  • Refurbished
  • Views towards Urr Estuary

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Stables Cottage, Kippford is a Charming detached refurbished two storey house with viewing platform which allows you to make the most of the outstanding views towards the Urr Estuary, within the ever popular coastal village of Kippford.

Stables Cottage is within walking distance of the popular Yacht Club, the public Slipway, local hotels which serve delightful food and beverages and the many walks in and around Kippford and Rockcliffe.

The property has recently been upgraded and redecorated throughout making it an ideal "walk-in" property to allow you to use as a fulltime residential home or indeed as a holiday let/business.

A shared tarmac road leads to Stables Cottage where there is a small border with planting between the house and the road. There is a shared gravelled pedestrian pathway situated to the right hand side.

To the left hand side there is a concrete and gravel parking area which offers off-street parking for several cars.

The garden to the rear is elevated, terraced and landscaped with mature planting. There is a patio area situated immediately to the rear of the lower level garden. At the upper level you can enjoy the fantastic views down the Estuary and beyond. There is a gravelled area also to the rear.

There are steps that leads to a decking area that offers an ideal sitting out area for those alfresco dining moments during the lovely spring/summer/autumn evenings and a place to enjoy the fantastic views.

Outside light to front. External Grant Vortex Oil fired condensing combination boiler. Oil tank.

The garden is bounded by principally with timber fencing.

The property originally comprised of a stable building which was converted and extended at first floor level to form a residential dwelling around 1970. The main walls at ground floor and partly first floor are of solid granite construction, strapped and plasterboard lined with plaster finish internally, painted externally at the left hand gable elevation. The outer walls of the first floor extension are of load bearing timber frame construction, plasterboard lined with plaster finish internally and clad externally with interlocking horizontal PVC panels. It has an internal floor area of 68m2.

All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.


INTERNAL viewing is strongly recommended for this property to appreciate the accommodation and its location.


Accommodation comprises:

Newly fitted modern PVC door with chrome handle, glazed inlay and a glazed side panel gives access to:

ENTRANCE HALL
Newly fitted carpet, central heating radiator, recessed spotlights, smoke alarm,


BEDROOM 1
Windows to front and side, central heating radiator, ceiling light, wooden stable door with black latch, newly Fitted Carpet.

SHOWER ROOM
Newly installed suite comprising of glass shower cubicle with dual combi shower and rain head, white W.C. and wash-hand basin with mixer tap, Respetex wall and clad ceiling, recessed spotlights, chrome heated towel rail, mains cable connection in place ready for full installation of a mirrored wall light, extractor fan, vinyl cushioned flooring.

BEDROOM 2
Window to front, newly fitted carpet, central heating radiator, recessed spotlights, cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box. Note: There is plumbing/pipework in place and ready for change of use if required.


Stairs lead to spacious open plan:

LOUNGE
Three large windows to front and one large picture window to side allowing the natural light to flood in and for you to enjoy the fantastic views down the Urr Estuary and beyond to the Galloway Hills, central heating radiator, stripped wooden floor, telephone point, T.V. aerial point, six spotlights.


KITCHEN
Galley Kitchen with a range of wall and base units, 1½ sink and drainer with mixer tap, electric cooker with cooker hood above, integrated dishwasher and automatic washing machine, recessed spot, shelving, vinyl flooring, 15 pane single glazed door leads to upper level pedestrian walkway which has been constructed of rolled steel joists, timber decking and handrails which leads to garden at upper level.


GENERAL INFORMATION
The villages of Kippford and nearby Rockcliffe form the premier residential coastal area in Dumfries and Galloway. Much of this area, of outstanding natural beauty, is under the ownership of the National Trust for Scotland.

Kippford is a picturesque sailing village and a popular holiday destination four miles from Dalbeattie, which recently benefited from a newly built learning campus which brings together the Nursery, Primary and Secondary School all onto one shared site (Opened November 2017), as well as a full range of shops and services. A further 14 miles west lies Dumfries the County Town for the region and the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary which opened December 2017. The village of Kippford is home to the Solway Yacht Club and benefits from two hotels, which offer excellent food and accommodation, as well as a small shop, café, marine chandlery, public slipway and substantial moorings.

The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. There is good hill walking in nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well as the 7 Stanes mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. For walking enthusiasts there are many lovely walks in the area for all abilities including from Kippford to the village of Rockcliffe along the Jubilee Path, and coastal walks along the cliffs at Portling to Sandyhills where there is a pretty beach. There are other sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiast there is the nearby Championship course at Southerness, 11 miles away, and there are several other courses nearby including Kippford, Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas. The Solway Coast is popular with sailors and Kippford and Kirkcudbright have safe moorings. In addition Kirkcudbright is the local Artists town with a number of galleries offering a range of exhibitions throughout the year.

Communications to the area are very good. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries and also Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network is 45 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one and half hours drive to the north. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in less than two hours.


VIEWING
By contacting the Hewats Property team on 01556 502946.



POST CODE
DG5 4LN.


COUNCIL TAX BAND
Currently Band B.


SERVICES
Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Oil fired central heating.
Timber framed double glazed top opening casement style windows in the ground floor
UPVC double glazed top opening casement style windows in the first floor


HOME REPORT
A Home Report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on 0141 338 6222 or by logging onto www.onesurvey.org.


EPC
The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band - D.


OFFERS
Offers in Scottish Legal form should be lodged with the selling agents' Castle Douglas Office. Interested parties are strongly recommended to register their interest with the selling agents as a closing date may be fixed for offers


ENTRY
Subject to negotiation.


Approximate dimensions:

ENTRANCE HALL
BEDROOM 1 4.16m x 2.74m (at Longest & Widest)
SHOWER ROOM 2.56m x 1.65m
BEDROOM 2 4.36m x 2.26m
LOUNGE 5.97m x 5m
KITCHEN 4.95m x 1.8m


Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.



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18 April 2019

Nearest station

  • Dumfries (15.9 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Dumfries (15.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hewat Solicitors & Estate Agents, Castle Douglas

63 King Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1AG

01556 496004 Local call rate

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