Auchendoon Road, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 6HD

Offers Over £280,000

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  • A spacious 4 bedroom bungalow in a popular market town, within walking distance of local amenities, including schools.
  • 2 reception rooms. Kitchen. Integral Garage and Utility Room.
  • Well maintained garden with 2 garden sheds & patio. Parking for numerous vehicles
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SITUATION Craigard is situated in Newton Stewart, a market town on the River Cree known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills. Newton Stewart has a number of schools, including Penninghame Primary School the Douglas Ewart High School, both these schools along with The Museum and Merrick Leisure Centre are within walking distance of Craigard. Newton Stewart also has three supermarkets, a post office, cinema and a wide range of shops, offices, businesses, hotels, restaurants and a modern gin distillery. The area is well known for outdoor pursuits and sports. Kirroughtree Visitor Centre is situated approximately 4 miles from Newton Stewart and is part of the Seven Stanes range of mountain biking trails. Fishing, shooting, golf and equestrian facilities are all readily available throughout the area. Curling is also available at Stranraer Ice Rink between October and April.Nearby Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town, hosts an annual book festival in late September and the town becomes a hub of activity as people come to listen to authors, visit the many bookshops, eat in the cafés and wander through the ‘Kist’ with stalls displaying work made by local artists and craftspeople. Wigtown has a primary school, church and chapel, supermarket, a number of smaller shops and Scotland’s southernmost whisky distillery is in nearby Bladnoch. Trains to Ayr and Glasgow are available at Stranraer, about 24 miles from Craigard and ferries to Northern Ireland sail from nearby Cairnryan. Trains also run from the regional centre of Dumfries, 48.5 miles to the east. Domestic and international flights are available at Prestwick Airport, 51.4 miles north, and Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, 82 and 115 miles respectively. Motorway links and trains are available at Lockerbie, 61 miles east, and Kilmarnock, 60 miles.DESCRIPTION Craigard is a spacious four bedroom bungalow, occupying a substantial plot, within a desirable area of Newton Stewart. The entrance vestibule leads into the hallway which opens in to all accommodation. There are two reception rooms, a sitting room, the principal room, extends in to the garden and benefits from corner windows offering a double aspect view of the garden from either side and flooding the space with natural light. This room also has an electric fire with a feature surround. The second reception room is currently utilised as a study but offers a flexible space depending on the needs and requirements of the new owner. The kitchen adjacent is a double aspect room, with windows either side overlooking both the well maintained garden behind and to the front drive and garden. Cooking facilities are provided by a CDA Gas hob and an integrated electric double oven and grill, in addition there is an integrated dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer. The kitchen opens to a small rear hall with access to the integral garage and utility room, and a back door provides access to the garden. Four bedrooms, a shower room and family bathroom are situated together to one side of the property. The shower room is accessed from the entrance hall and is situated adjacent to two bedrooms, both have fitted wardrobe space and views to the front of the property. The spacious family bathroom has a bath and separate shower. Two further bedrooms with garden views complete the accommodation space. The garage, with an electric roller door to the front, houses the Worcester combi gas boiler and provides space and plumbing for additional white goods. In addition there are fitted wall cupboards and shelving.Craigard serves currently as a family home with an abundance of outside space and offers many desirable attributes for those seeking a relocation to a convenient yet peaceful town location. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance vestibule, Shower room, Bedroom, Bedroom, Bedroom, Bathroom, Bedroom, Sitting Room, Study/Dining Room, Kitchen, Utility Room. GARDEN Craigard garden extends around the property with small borders and rockeries beautifully presented within areas of lawn. There are two timber sheds, 4m x 2m and 2.43m x 1.75m and a small greenhouse situated on the patio. A wooden ranch style fence provides the boundary between neighbouring properties and Penninghame Primary School. DIRECTIONS In Newton Stewart turn on to Auchendoon Road from Princes Street, continue to the ‘Y’ junction and Craigard is situated on your right. POST CODE: DG8 6HD WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: departure.ready.marching