Colvend, Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4QA

Offers Over £475,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 2

  • 3 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Stunning modern family home
  • Elevated south facing aspect
  • Large Garden with countryside views
  • Parking for numerous vehicles
  • 1 Bedroom annexe accommodation

DESCRIPTION Raithwaite provides stunning family accommodation predominantly over one floor offering great flexibility with an abundance of space to the ground floor by way of a large hobby /gym space which could be sub divided or provide additional accommodation to suit the new purchaser. The additional 1 bedroom annexe allows Raithwaite to lend perfectly to multi-generational living, providing independent living space with external stair access. Alternatively, the set-up provides accommodation from which you could have an additional income through holiday letting. The property is tastefully finished to a high modern specification throughout with oil central heating and fully double glazed and offers true move in/turn-key condition. The stunning central hallway provides a charming welcome to the home and can be approached from the study/library entrance or from the main entrance (ground floor). At the hub of the home lies the large L-shaped living room/dining room with wood burning stove set in a stunning natural stone chimney breast and black slate hearth, and large front facing windows to the south, flooding the room with natural light. The room provides a fantastic entertaining space and can be opened up or closed off to the adjoining kitchen. The stunning modern kitchen provides a range of floor and wall mounted units with quartz worktop including a central island with integrated wine cooler below. The kitchen also includes a range of integrated appliances including Bosch Hob, Logik oven/grill, AEG extractor over and under counter dishwasher. A dedicated space also allows for an American style Fridge Freezer to be installed with storage surrounding. A porch to one side provides additional space from which to relax and enjoy the garden and provides access to the main patio space. The bathroom and shower en suite are of similar modern fitting and present beautifully. The impressive main bathroom offers a large bath, walk in shower with quadrant basin as well as ‘his and her’ sinks. Two double bedrooms and the master shower ensuite with fitted wardrobes make generous family/ guest bedroom accommodation, all spacious and bright rooms. To the ground floor, a hugely adaptable and flexible space forms the large hobby room, ideal for home working, storage, gym or could be adapted/sub divided to provide additional accommodation, front facing with large tinted floor to ceiling glazing and door to the front, it also has an adjoining WC/Utility space. The gardens wrap around the property and extends to about 0.37 of an acre, with extensive parking facilities to the front leading to the extensive double garage. Raithwaite is a stunning property offering so much flexibility for how a new buyer might make use of the additional space and accommodation space to suit their needs. Raithwaite presents beautifully throughout and provides many key attributes which are of continued appeal to buyers. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Hall. W.C. Hobby Room. Stairs to first floor. First Floor:Hallway. Study. Living Room. Dining Room. Kitchen. Side Porch. Bathroom. Master bedroom en suite shower room. Two further bedrooms.Annex Accommodation: External staircase access. Hallway. Living Room. Breakfast Kitchen. Bedroom. Bathroom.GARDEN Attractive gardens wrap the property with extensive block paving parking to front suitable for a number of vehicles and leading to the Double Garage. Some planting of mature shrubs and larger trees landscape the space and enhance the privacy of the site. The garden opens to the front but is principally bound by hedge and stone dyking. The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn but offers a beautiful water feature and far reaching countryside views to the hills beyond. The current owners have many different seating areas from which they can take advantage of the different vantage points. Double Garage (5.84 x 4.86m) with electric roller door. SITUATION Raithwaite is situated just a short distance from the village of Colvend, in an attractive and peaceful location. Colvend has a primary school, village hall and a well stocked village shop open throughout the year.Accessible within 1 mile of Raithwaite are Colvend, Sandyhills Bay with its golden sandy beach, Portling coast and coastal cliff path and Colvend 18 hole golf course. Mersehead RSPB Bird Reserve is a short drive beyond. This whole coastline offers beautiful views over the Solway to Cumbria.The nearby village of Rockcliffe is home to a tearoom/gallery as well as a sheltered beach. From the beach, Rough Island bird sanctuary can be reached on foot at low tide. Nearby Kippford (only a few miles by road) can also be reached from Rockcliffe by a coastal walk along the Jubilee Path. There you will find a marina, safe moorings, two pubs and a sailing club. A broader range of shops, schools and services are available in Dalbeattie, the popular ‘food town’ of Castle Douglas and Dumfries. Raithwaite is so ideally situated that all are within comfortable reach. The area around Colvend offers wonderful sporting and recreational opportunities and is well known for its mild climate and long growing season. The sea and numerous local lochs and rivers provide diverse fishing, including for salmon, trout and sea trout on the Urr at Dalbeattie and the Nith at Dumfries. The championship golf course of Southerness is only eight miles to the east. There is also a local 9 hole, par 3 golf course at Craigieknowes, useful for improving the short game, or just starting out. The area is also perfect for cycling along the quiet country roads as well as mountain biking in the nearby forest parks forming part of the nationally renowned Seven Stanes routes. It is also an idyllic location for walkers with numerous coastal walks, and hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and Forest.Communications to the area are very good. There are railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie and the M74 motorway network can be reached in about 45 minutes by road. There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and continental Europe from Prestwick Airport, which is about 1.5 hours’ drive north, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in around 2 hours.