Kenway

Parton, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 3NE

Offers Over £330,000

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  • 1 reception room, 1 dining room, 1 bath/shower room, 1 shower room, 3 bedrooms, entrance hall
  • Detached family home
  • Stunning Loch views towards RSPB reserve
  • Adjoining car port & garage
  • Patio area
  • Detached outbuilding

SITUATION Kenway is a beautiful, detached property built on the edge of the village of Parton enjoying stunning views of Loch Ken. Parton is famous as the burial place of renowned physicist, James Clerk Maxwell, who owned the nearby Glenlair estate. A good range of shops, schools, offices, doctors, dentists and opticians is available in the nearby town of Castle Douglas, the region’s Food Town, with a broader range of these plus university campuses and a large hospital available in the regional capital of Dumfries, some 23 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 is good hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes in the Galloway Forest Park. The nearest of these is Dalbeattie Forest with its extensive network of specialist cycle paths, bridal ways and footpaths. There are varied sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well 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 the 9 hole courses at Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, and New Galloway. Kenway sits in a semi-rural location with no light pollution and just a short distance from the edge of the Dark Skies Park in the Galloway Forest Park, the first such designated outside of the USA. Benefits from spectacular night skies. Kenway is located on the doorstep of Loch Ken, which has a popular sailing centre with a number of water sports and activities available. Transport connections 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 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.DESCRIPTION Kenway is a beautiful, detached home in a desirable village location enjoying stunning views over Loch Ken. Built in 1990 the property provides spacious accommodation over two levels with a fine balance in well-proportioned reception and bedroom space. The property benefits from electric under floor heating, double glazing and an open fire within the living room. Kenway also offers three bedrooms, two of which are situated on the first floor with a bath/shower room. There is a further shower room together with the third bedroom located on the ground floor, supporting living on one level for those perhaps less able to manage stairs more often. Ideal for family living, the property presents well currently but does offer great potential to extend (into current car port) or create larger open plan spaces within, subject to necessary consents. Both the living room and master bedroom above have large bay windows providing a broader multi aspect view of Loch Ken. Externally the property is surrounded by gardens, although predominantly to the front. French doors from the living room open to the patio terrace to the rear, providing a stunning place to unwind and enjoy the uninterrupted views of Loch Ken and the RSPB nature reserve beyond. Adjoining the property is an open fronted car port, garage with electric door and detached outbuilding. The latter could provide additional hobby space or home office subject to required consents. Kenway provides a highly desirable property with many attractive attributes and a stunning outlook, sure to be of great appeal to prospective buyers. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Hall. Cloakroom storage. Living Room. Dining Room. Kitchen. Bedroom. Shower Room. First Floor:Bedroom. Bathroom. Bedroom. Linen Cupboard & Box storage. GARDEN The property is accessed via a shared driveway and leads to a large, gravelled parking turning area which also provides access to the garage, car port and outbuilding. A mature, planted garden area provides appropriate privacy to the front of the property. To the rear is a south facing patio terrace from which to enjoy stunning views across Loch Ken towards the RSPB.**There is evidence of bats roosting in the roof space.**Car Port – (4.9m x 3.1m). Open fronted, access to the Kitchen. Door to rear garden. Garage - (6.1m x 3.1m). Electric garage door. Workshop – (6.1m x 2.5m). Former rail building with electrical supply.