Woodbine Cottage

Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland, DG1 1JU

Offers Over £395,000

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • Stunning family home in highly desirable area.
  • 4 bedrooms. Open plan kitchen, dining & seating area. Turn key condition.
  • Garden to front and back. Off street parking.
  • 5 minutes by car to centre of town.
  • Ideal location anyone working at DGRI

SITUATION Woodbine Cottage sits detached within its own extensive garden grounds on Dumfries’s elegant Edinburgh Road. Just minutes from the A75 bypass and only 18 miles from the A74(M) at Moffat. Bannatynes Health Club and Dumfries & County Golf Club are only a few minutes’ walk each, and the town centre is reachable in around 20 minutes on foot, or 5 minutes by car. There are local and national bus services stopping on Edinburgh Road. Dumfries train station is around 10 minutes’ walk from the house.Dumfries has much to offer with a good range of amenities including high street shops, retail parks, supermarkets, primary and secondary schools, a large hospital which is less than ten minutes by car, parks and leisure facilities, several golf clubs, cricket club, rugby club, and the famous Queen of the South football club. The Crichton Campus, is home to Dumfries & Galloway College and the southern campuses of the University of Glasgow and the University of the West of Scotland. The railway station connects with Glasgow in the north and Carlisle in the south, with onward connections to London. A mainline station is also available at Lockerbie, around 12 miles north east, with connections to Glasgow, Edinburgh and Manchester. Domestic and international flights are available from Edinburgh and Glasgow airports, both reachable by car in around 2 hoursThe South West of Scotland is renowned for its mild climate and long growing season which attracts gardeners from all over the country to this part of Scotland. The area also offers boundless sporting and outdoor activities including excellent salmon and sea trout fishing on many of the local rivers as well as trout fishing on the numerous lochs in the area. Drumlanrig Castle and grounds offers a superb selection of cycling tracks and woodland walks. Equestrian pursuits are popular in the region, with several schools, and livery facilities throughout. For nature lovers, there is the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust at Caerlaverock near Dumfries, as well as an abundance of countryside and walks where many native species can be seen. Mountain biking is well catered for in the regions Seven Stanes forest ranges, and these forests also have designated walks for all abilities, the two nearest being Ae and Mabie.DESCRIPTION Woodbine Cottage, dating from 1863 is believed to be one of the original properties from the area. The striking detached sandstone cottage sits within its own extensive grounds and has a beautiful “chocolate box” appearance typical of a more rural setting but situated on the edge of town with a host amenities within easy reach offering a unique opportunity. The interior of the property has undergone significant renovation by the current owners, and has been tastefully completed to re-instate the more traditional features, yet has a real contemporary feel and finish throughout. Original floorboards, working shutters to living and dining room, high ceilings with decorative cornice, sash and case style double glazing, sandstone staircase, and fireplaces are the particular highlights all in keeping with the traditional aspects of the property. The property offers a fine balance for family life with great reception space to the ground floor, with formal dining and living room to the front of the property and an additional room with direct garden access, currently utilised as a snug but could provide hobby space, additional bedroom or playroom depending on the buyer’s needs. A modern finished wet room with walk in shower adjoining. The kitchen/dining/seating area to the rear of the property undoubtedly provides the hub of the home with a range of bespoke and hand-built fitted floor and wall units with breakfast bar/island and includes dishwasher, Rangemaster cooker, extractor, Belfast sink with instant boiling water tap. Space for American Style Fridge Freezer with fitted units surrounding. South facing bi-fold doors and 4 Velux roof lights flood the room with natural light, and the connecting doors to the garden extend the space to the rear patio, ideal for hosting family and friends. To the side, access to utility room with fitted sink, under-counter washing machine and dishwasher. The highlight of the first floor is a stunning spacious multi-aspect master bedroom with an abundance of walk in storage. 2 further generous double bedrooms with a modern bathroom complete the first floor offering, and to the half landing is a smaller 4th bedroom/office. The cellar offers extensive storage space where the owner has additional fridge/freezer currently, the attic is also fully boarded and can be accessed via Ramsay ladder and loft hatch on the first floor landing. Externally the property offers fantastic space with garden to the front and rear and ample parking for a number of vehicles to the front of the property on the gravel driveway. Woodbine Cottage is a stunning family home in a highly desirable area. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule. Dining Room. Living Room. Snug/Bedroom 4. Shower Room. Kitchen/Dining/Living. Utility Room. First Floor:Master Bedroom. Shower room. Smaller bedroom/ office. Two further bedrooms . Cellar: Extensive cellar under original footprint of cottage providing an abundance of storage. GARDEN The garden is predominantly bound by hedge and fence, the rear is fully enclosed and provides an extensive space made up of different parts to include: Patio area along the rear of the property, Summerhouse/BBQ Hut with internal seating and grill with secondary patio area for external seating, vegetable beds, area of lawn, fruit trees including pear, apple, greengage, mulberry and plum. With two greenhouses and two garden sheds providing further storage. Immediately to the rear of the property is a cycle path running into town centre. To the front a pedestrian footpath leads to front door with lawn to either side. An extensive gravel driveway provides ample parking for a number of vehicles. Largest Shed – 3m x 2.4m. Ideal for storage of garden tools & equipment. BBQ Hut – 2.5m x 2.9m at widest. Octagonal in shape with bench seating, central cooking system and a preparation area behind it.LOCATIONWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: Distilled. farmed. pushedPOST CODE DG1 1JU