Sandrum

Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, DG3 5EW

Offers Over £350,000

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  • A unique detached rural property in idyllic peaceful location, just a short distance from Thornhill.
  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms.
  • Circa 2 acres of predominantly woodland, (mainly a steep gradient site).
  • Detached Garage / Bothy
  • Stunning valley views to the Lowther Hills, and towards Durisdeer

DESCRIPTION The original cottage has been extended over the years to provide a deceptively spacious 3 bedroom cottage all on one level with stunning views particularly from the drawing room & North towards the valley at Durisdeer Mill. With some woodland clearing views to the West / South could be opened up extending across the valley. Entrance porch leads into a connecting L-shaped hallway connecting all accommodation. The two principal reception rooms each with a wood burning stove are at each end of the property and benefit from multiple aspects, the reception room at the far end of the property benefits from double doors opening to the garden and also stunning Northerly views towards the foothills of the Lowther Hills. To the other side a living room connected via two openings to the sociable Kitchen/Dining room, combined they provide a spacious entertaining space for friends and family to come together. The kitchen is of modern style with a wood effect worktop and integrated electric hob and useful larder cupboard, housing a dining table centrally comfortably without impacting on the functionality of the space. The utility room adjacent, houses the oil boiler and provides space and plumbing for washing machine etc and forms very useful space supporting the kitchen with access to the garden at the rear. A shower room with WC is accessed directly from the utility room. The further extent of the accommodation offers the family bathroom with corner bath and bedroom each enjoying north facing views up the valley. Two further bedrooms each with fitted wardrobe space complete the accommodation space. Attic floor above accessed via Ramsay ladder could provide scope to extend and develop, all subject to obtaining relevant consents and permissions. Sandrum is a property type and location that is highly sought after and offers many desirable attributes of continued appeal to buyers within Dumfries & Galloway. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Living Room. Kitchen/Dining. Utility Room. Shower Room. Bedroom. Front Porch. Bedroom. Bedroom. Bathroom. Hobby Room (doors to garden). Garage (6m x 3m) – Up and over door with window to side. Electric. Outbuilding/bothy (3m x 3.1m) – An adaptable space, in need of renovation, could adapt to a hobby/studio space – adjoining log/coal store. With electric. GARDEN Sandrum sits within its own grounds extending to about two acres in all. The driveway leads to a parking area where the garage and hobby room are situated. There is potential to create further parking space should the buyer require. The grounds extend to circa 2 acres extending down to Cample Water, this is predominately mature woodland. There is also a small orchard with a range of plum & apple trees. SITUATIONSandrum sits in a peaceful rural location within a private wooded setting looking over Cample Water, just a short distance from the popular town of Thornhill, nearer the small hamlet of Gatelawbridge. Thornhill is an attractive and bustling town, well known for its individual shops and boutiques. Surrounded by beautiful countryside the village provides a wide range of amenities including hotels, tea-rooms, bank, library, community centre, tennis and squash courts, 18-hole golf course, health centre, pharmacy and a variety of shops. Thornhill is also home to the sought-after Wallace Hall Academy, recognised nationally as a secondary school of ambition, and a well-regarded primary school. The regional capital Dumfries is home to a broad range of high street shops, retail parks, Dumfries Royal Infirmary, a leisure complex, as well as numerous pubs, restaurants and hotels. The Crichton Campus, home to the local campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland, can also be found in Dumfries.The area is renowned for its diverse range of outdoor pursuits and activities. Hillwalking and hiking are available all over the area on numerous paths and hills. There is excellent fishing available on the region’s many rivers and lochs, as well as good sea fishing off the coast. Mountain bike enthusiasts are well catered for with Drumlanrig Castle’s mountain bike tracks and Seven Stanes Mountain biking at Ae Forest just a short distance away. For golfers there are several excellent courses nearby including the championship course at Southerness. Shooting is available on various estates. Equestrian pursuits are also well catered for with many stables offering livery and schooling.