Dunscore, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland, DG2 0UT

Offers Over £495,000

15 acres

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  • **Viewings on Fridays only**
  • Large open plan reception space and kitchen with vaulted ceiling
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Amenity forest
  • Wildlife pond
  • Private water supply and filtration system
  • Currently run as a successful holiday let

SITUATION Glenview sits in a rural position approximately 3 miles northwest of the village of Dunscore. Dunscore is a thriving community and has a primary school, doctor’s surgery, a community hall, Post Office service (part time in the community hall), a community run pub, and church. There is a community website available which gives more detail on all activities and facilities. A broader range of shops, schools and services are available in Thornhill, where there are a number of individual local businesses, or the regional capital of Dumfries, including a leisure complex, cinema, restaurants, hotels, a large regional hospital with a broad range of out-patient clinics, and the Crichton Campus, home to the local campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland.The area is renowned for its diverse range of outdoor pursuits and activities. There is excellent fishing available on the region’s numerous rivers and lochs, as well as good sea fishing off the coast. Shooting is available on various estates. Equestrian pursuits are well catered for with many stables offering both livery and schooling, as well as a number of Pony Clubs holding gymkhanas and events throughout the year. For golfers, there are several excellent courses available nearby, including the championship course at Southerness. Mountain bike enthusiasts are well catered for by the region’s Seven Stanes forests, the nearest of which is Ae Forest. Hill walking and hiking is available all over the area on numerous paths and hills. Birdwatchers can be entertained endlessly at the nature reserves at Mersehead and Caerlaverock run by the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust, where, amongst other species, Ospreys can be seen. Communications to the area are good. The M74 is around 45 minutes’ drive away, giving easy access to the central belt of Scotland to the north, and the M6 leading to the south. There are both domestic and international flights available from Prestwick, Glasgow and Edinburgh airports, all reachable in under two hours.DESCRIPTION Glenview is a contemporary build one and a half storey dormer house, finished to a high standard throughout, completed in 2003. It sits in its own garden ground of around 2 acres, nestled in secluded forestry, of which 13 acres belongs to the property. Stone from the original bothy on the site has been incorporated into the interior of the hallway, giving a stylish sense of history. The striking public spaces are open plan under an impressive vaulted ceiling featuring exposed oak beams. Double glazing and oil fired central heating, with underfloor provision on the ground floor and panel heaters to the first floor, means the house is comfortable and efficient. With three bedrooms, and both a bathroom and a shower room, Glenview is an ideal family retreat, or as in its current use, a high quality holiday let. There are no occupancy restrictions so it could also be a permanent residence, with schools and amenities available in Dunscore and Thornhill.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Sun Porch. Sitting Room with Vaulted Ceiling and Open Plan Kitchen. Utility Room. 2 Bedrooms. Bathroom. Storage. Boiler & Water Filtration Room (accessed externally). First Floor: Master Bedroom with Dressing Room. Shower Room. Storage.GARDEN AND GROUNDS A tarmac track leads through quiet spruce forest and opens up to a large garden which frames the house perfectly. The garden at Glenview is a wonderful haven for wildlife and humans alike. Abundant native wildlife inhabit the grounds and forest including red squirrels, roe deer, owls, pine martins and the occasional red deer. Areas of grass give a sense of space and room for relaxation, outdoor entertaining and general wellbeing. The pond attracts a wide variety of species, and also provides some well-earned cooling off for four-legged companions. The forest adds privacy and plenty of potential for adventures for pets, children and adults alike. ACCESS TRACKThe access track leading past the forest and to Glenview and beyond is in separate ownership. A servitude right of pedestrian and vehicular access has been granted in favour of the owners of Glenview. Further, the owners of Foxwood granted a servitude right of pedestrian and vehicular access over that part of the track leading past their property from the minor public road.