Abbey House

Glenluce, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 0AF

Offers Over £580,000

0.84 acres

Bedroom Count icon 6

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • A charming B Listed Georgian Manse situated in a peaceful rural location, with breathtaking views over the surrounding countryside and historic Glenluce Abbey.
  • 2/3 reception rooms. 6 bedrooms
  • Edge of village rural location
  • Recently refurbished throughout
  • Equally suitable for family life and/or boutique Bed & Breakfast
  • Walled Garden
  • Workshop
  • Extensive Parking
  • Acreage 0.84acres
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DESCRIPTION Abbey House is a charming B Listed Georgian manse, framed by a stunning landscaped walled garden, with far reaching views over the valley of the Water of Luce. As you enter the property from the front vestibule, you are welcomed in to a bright open staircase hallway with a newly laid polished wooden floor, which continues in to the drawing room, and further doors open to the study (currently a ground floor bedroom), dining room and kitchen. An ornate spindle & balustrade staircase leads to the first and second floor. The recently refurbished stylish and elegant drawing room has a bay window with seating area, and views of the front garden and fields beyond, a tranquil space to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Extra warmth, if required, is provided by a multi fuel stove set in to a white marble fire surround. The bedroom adjacent, with views of the courtyard and garden, benefits from a gas fire, this could be returned to a study/library depending on the requirements of the new owner. The double aspect dining room can be accessed directly from the kitchen, making it easy to cater for dinner parties and large family gatherings. The kitchen has a range of bespoke mounted units with solid wood worktop and a stand-alone dresser, not included in the sale but available by separate negotiation. A five ring Gaggenau gas hob, with granite splashback, in addition to an integrated John Lewis oven, with pyrolytic cleaning, and an AEG microwave_combi oven. An under counter Bosch dishwasher and fridge in the kitchen complete the kitchen appliance offering with further white goods, including an additional fridge and two freezers in the store and laundry room. The laundry room also has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, ample space for ironing and a pulley for drying clothes indoors. There is also a double Belfast style sink and granite worktop, with granite sourced from the Ailsa Craig, an island steeped in History in the Firth of Clyde, which has a long association having been quarried to make curling stones. Either side of the laundry room two stores and a larder provide an abundance of storage space, and in addition a boiler room, in which the water tank and combi boiler are housed, with direct access to the courtyard and garden. The first floor has stunning country views from every window, and comprises a master bedroom en-suite, with a spacious dressing room, currently a twin family room, and double aspect shower room. Both bedroom 2 and bedroom 3 open in to a dressing room, which was previously used as a nursery. Bedroom 4, adjacent to the bathroom, has views over the walled garden and recessed bookshelves, and bathroom has a Villeroy and Boch suite, with a (power) shower over the bath and wood effect Amico floor tiles.The second floor landing opens in to two additional spacious rooms, one is currently a bedroom and the other office/workspace, and a small box room with built in shelving sits between both rooms at the top of the landing. Abbey House is in a unique situation overlooking the ancient ruins of Glenluce Abbey and the breathtaking countryside beyond. This charming recently renovated property provides extensive accommodation space offering great flexibility which the new vendor can utilise to fulfil their own needs and requirements. SITUATION Abbey House is situated just over a mile from the village of Glenluce, alongside the historic monument, Glenluce Abbey, which was built in 1192, and home to Cistercian monks for around 400 years. When travelling to Abbey House from Glenluce you drive under the eight-arch Glenluce Viaduct, a former railway bridge, which crosses the Water of Luce as it flows towards the Solway Firth.Glenluce has a primary school, church, doctor’s surgery, shop, public house and bowling club, and a wider range of shops and amenities can be found in Stranraer, approximately nine miles from Abbey House. Stranraer has a secondary school, primary schools, hospital (Galloway Community Hospital), supermarkets, shops, offices, hotels, restaurants, marina and a train station. The port of Cairnryan, just over 6 miles from Stranraer, currently has two ferry operators running passenger and freight services to Northern Ireland.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Study/Bedroom, WC. Kitchen, Larder, Store, Laundry Room, Store Room, Boiler Room.First Floor: Master Bedroom, with Family Room/Dressing Room and en-suite Shower Room, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Dressing Room accessible from both Bedroom 2 and Bedroom 3 , Bedroom 4, Bathroom. Second Floor: Bedroom 5, Office/ Bedroom 6GARDEN (AND GROUNDS) The walled garden compliments and enhances this stunning property, the formal layout of the raised vegetable beds illustrate the design and thought which have gone in to the charming garden and grounds. From the public road a driveway sweeps up to a gravel parking area suitable for a number of vehicles. The gravel continues to the front of the property and there is a small lawn to the side of the property. The main walled garden is beautifully laid out, with a central lawn and mature shrubs and trees fill the surrounding borders. The garden comes alive in the spring and summer as the plants and trees flourish and bloom. A privit hedge provides a division between the formal garden and the productive vegetable garden, where the raised beds have been designed to be reachable from paths intertwining the rectangular layout. There is a small garden shed/potting shed, greenhouse, log store, and a number cold frames.WORKSHOP (9.12M X 2.92M)Brick built with a corrugated roof and pedestrian entrance, power, shelved storage and workbenches. POST CODE DG8 0AFWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: important.trace.liability