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Elegant 1930’s Villa In Dumfries

Galbraith is bringing to the market a beautiful 1930’s villa situated in the most sought-after part of Dumfries. 

Woodford offers substantial accommodation, including six bedrooms and three reception rooms with a wealth of period features throughout. The property enjoys an elevated position and has lovely mature gardens offering privacy and seclusion.

Marion Currie of Galbraith, who is handling the sale, said:

This sale represents a rare opportunity to purchase one of the most outstanding houses in Dumfries. 

Many of the original period features have been beautifully preserved, including attractive tiled fireplaces, parquet floors and wooden panelling around several of the windows, as well as the original wooden doors and stylish bathroom. The extensive garden is also a wonderful attribute, with a sweeping lawn, fringed by mature trees and colourful flowerbeds.   

The property is ideal for family life, parties and entertaining guests, and has the space to allow working from home with ease.

The accommodation extends over 4,000 square feet and includes a large hallway leading to three elegant and spacious reception rooms, all with original fireplaces. There is parquet flooring in both the hall and the sitting room. Attractive wood panelling features in the entrance vestibule and the bay windows of the sitting room and living room. An inviting kitchen is complemented by a large utility room, and a useful cloakroom and WC and a store.

Upstairs the five principal bedrooms include a large master bedroom with en suite shower room, and an elegant bay windowed front bedroom. The bay windows of these two bedrooms have the same beautiful panelling found in the main reception rooms. The bathroom is fitted with the immaculately preserved original 1930’s Art Deco style bathroom fittings and tiles. An attic provides a sixth bedroom, attic storage and loft access.

There are solar panels on the roof of the house, for which there are RHI (renewable heating incentive) payments still ongoing.

The extensive front garden lawn sweeps up towards sandstone steps and a low wall in front of the house, surrounded by beds of mature shrubs and trees. Tucked away to the side is a lovely patio, ideal for outdoor entertaining or to just sit peacefully enjoying the garden. To the rear there is a drying green, garden shed and a pond, and an area of fruit bushes and further shrubs. The property has a large carport at the back of the house with parking for several cars.

Woodford sits in an elevated position on Dumfries’s elegant Edinburgh Road, within walking distance of Bannatyne’s Health Club and Dumfries & County Golf Club. Dumfries town centre is reachable in around 20 minutes on foot, or 5 minutes by car. Dumfries train station is around 10 minutes’ walk from the house.

The surrounding area is offers numerous sporting and outdoor activities including some excellent fishing,  many cycling tracks and mountain biking at the Seven Stanes forest ranges. These forests also have designated walks for all abilities, the two nearest being Ae and Mabie.

Woodford is for sale through Galbraith for Offers Over £500,000.