Scotby

Broadstone Road, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, DG9 0EX

Offers Over £305,000

0.29 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • ** CLOSING DATE 12 noon THURSDAY 29TH FEB **
  • A charming detached property on the shores of Loch Ryan with panoramic views across the Loch, Ailsa Craig and the Isle of Arran beyond.
  • 2 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Picture windows framing the uninterrupted views.
  • Across the road from the beach.
  • Garage Garden. Parking

SITUATIONScotby is situated in a slightly elevated position on Broadstone Road, a quiet sought after location in Stranraer with a single row of properties, just across the road from the water’s edge. Stranraer has a marina located at the southern end of Loch Ryan, and hosts an annual Oyster Festival annually to promote the wonderful Loch Ryan oysters and other local food and drink. The Loch also hosts major sporting events including the Skiffie Worlds, which will again take place in Loch Ryan in 2025, the Scottish Fin and Foil wind surfing open championships were held here in 2023. The town benefits from a secondary school, primary schools, hospital (Galloway Community Hospital), supermarkets, shops, offices, hotels, restaurants, and the Ryan Leisure Centre and Theatre. Both curling and horse riding are very popular in the area, nearby Stranraer & District Riding Club offers training and holds regular events, and curling is available at the North West Castle, Stranraer. There are also numerous golf courses nearby including Stranraer Golf Club at Creachmore, Dunskey at Portpatrick and is only 35 miles to the famous Turnberry Golf Club. Communications in the area are good, there is a regular bus service and trains to Ayr and Glasgow are available from the station in Stranraer. The Port of Cairnryan is just over 6 miles from Stranraer and two ferry operators run passenger and freight services to Northern Ireland both Larne & Belfast. DESCRIPTION Scotby sits proudly on the shore line, elevated perfectly to frame the absorbing view of the entire Loch and northwards to the Firth of Clyde. A suspended swinging seat in the entrance porch allows you to sit and relax and take in your surroundings, at any time of the day. The entrance porch opens in to the hall where there is a cloakroom cupboard, ideal for storing sandy boots and outdoor clothing, and the hall opens to the dining room, kitchen with stairs to the half landing and first landing. The stylish and modern kitchen has a stunning granite worktop, inspired by its surroundings and chosen to replicate the egg shells of seabirds nesting on the beach. The cooking facilities are provided by a Neff 4 ring induction hob, oven and grill, with a Neff ‘slide and hide’ oven door. The utility room adjacent has direct access to the garden behind.The dining room has recessed bookshelves and a bay window and opens through to the spacious sitting room adjacent. The sitting room boasts a sizeable picture window which in turn floods the room with natural light, and a multi-fuel stove adds additional heat, for the cooler evenings.A half landing leads to bedroom 1 which is situated above the garage, with a 4 meter picture window, again allowing light in and taking in the view. Wall to wall fitted wardrobes and a dressing table area provide ample storage and complete the room, the bathroom next door has a separate shower unit and roof light.The first floor boasts three bedrooms and a shower room, bedrooms 2 and 3 have views of the Loch, and the fourth bedroom, which could be utilised as an office, looks out over the garden to the rear. Oil fired central heating is powered by a new Worcester Heatslave 25/32 boiler, installed in February 2024, which is covered by a seven year guarantee. The original property, built in the 1950’s sits under a Rosemary clay tile roof and the extensions added either side in the 1970’s have flat roofs, which were renewed four years ago. Scotby is a spacious family home, offering the best of both worlds by way of that rural/coastal feel with walks and coastal views yet all the benefits of close proximity to the town and all the amenities and services provided there.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Porch, Kitchen, Utility Room, Dining Room, Sitting RoomHalf landing: Bathroom, Bedroom 1First Floor: Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4/Office, Shower RoomGARDEN As you arrive at Scotby there is off road parking for more than one vehicle on the drive and an area of gravel along the front of the property leads to a second entrance/exit on to Braodstone Road. There is also space for two regular sized vehicles in the garage if required. The garden to the front has been landscaped over the years to form a low maintenance area with small borders and planters, careful consideration has taken to ensure the planting reflects the coastal location. Gated paths on either side lead to the terraced garden behind. The garden rises up to the boundary fence and is mainly laid to lawn, with a seating area, borders and a number of fruit trees including apple and plum trees. DIRECTIONS In Stranraer travel on the A717 along Market Street and on to Sheuchan Street, and continue until Broadstone Road is signposted on your right. Scotby is approximately 0.3 miles along this road on the left. POST CODE DG9 0EX WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: mondays.legal.currently