2 Kirkhouse CottagesKirkbean, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG2 8DW
Offers Over £255,000
- Charming detached 3 bedroom bungalow with stunning views over Carsethorn to the Solway Firth
- Deceptively spacious. Adaptable accommodation space to fulfil buyers specific needs.
- Huge potential to extend and develop (subject to relevant consents)
- POST CODE DG2 8DW
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- SWAPS. PROCEEDS. ETERNALLY.
SITUATION Situated in a peaceful setting on the edge of the small village of Kirkbean, situated 12 miles south of Dumfries on the main A710 Colvend coast road. Kirkbean provides a primary school and the Cavens Hotel. To the North of the village Criffel peak provides a stunning backdrop. Dumfries which is approximately 12 miles distant is the principal town in the area, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets, and other services including the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Also providing the Crichton Campus providing further, and higher education courses. The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. For cycling enthusiasts there are many routes including those along some of the designated cycle ways such as the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park, and Ae Forest north of Dumfries. For walking enthusiast there are many lovely walks in the area including hill walking and many picturesque coastal walks (please note the tides on this stretch of the Solway Coast come in very quickly owing to the flat sands). For golf enthusiasts there is the nearby championship course at Southerness, 5 miles away, and there are several other courses nearby including Colvend, Castle Douglas and a number in Dumfries. The Solway coast is popular with sailors and Kippford and Kirkcudbright have safe moorings. Communications to the area are very good. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries and also Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network is 36 miles to Gretna (South) and 26 miles to Lockerbie for going North. With regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about 71 miles to the North. Edinburgh Airport 91 miles distant and Glasgow 96 miles. DESCRIPTION 2 Kirkhouse Cottages enjoys a peaceful edge of village location with stunning views over the Solway Firth to the front and Criffel to the rear creating a quite stunning backdrop. The property offers deceptively spacious yet adaptable accommodation on one level with up to 3 bedrooms (whatever be required by the new purchaser). The property offers a Kitchen/Breakfast room with boot room/utility adjacent. To the front of the property a spacious living room with dual aspect smaller window to side and a large picture to the front absorbing the stunning far reaching countryside/coastal views. Likewise the dining room or 3rd bedroom has a large front facing window. The site for the property extends predominantly to one side and is currently laid to wan with a path circling the property. The site to the rear belonging to 2 Kirkhouse Cottages extends further beyond the existing boundary with a further 5m beyond the fence. The property and site as a whole provides huge potential to develop a property and grounds that further enhance the unique and much sought after location. ACCOMMODATION Steps rise to Side entrance door: Utility room. Kitchen/Breakfast room. Living Room. Dining Room/Bedroom. Shower Room. Two further bedrooms. GARDEN Surprisingly spacious garden which extends beyond the current boundary about 5m to the rear of the property. The majority of the grounds sit adjacent and allow for further landscaping or space to extend the property. Great opportunity to create a stunning external relaxing/dining area from which the views can be enjoyed. (subject to consents). The site as a whole extends to 0.21 acres. SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Property Water Electricity Drainage Tenure Heating Council Tax EPC2 Kirkhouse Cottages Mains Mains Septic Tank Freehold Oil Central Heating Band C DIRECTIONS Travelling from Dumfries on the A710 turn left immediately after the village signs, private road sign att eh bottom. Continue along this road a short distance, go over the cattle grid on the left. 2 Kirkhouse Cottages is the second house on the left, with parking on the right. POST CODE DG2 8DWWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: SWAPS. PROCEEDS. ETERNALLY