The Stables

Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 2NX

Offers Over £260,000

Bedroom Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms
  • Open plan living accommodation
  • Countryside views
  • Private parking

DESCRIPTIONThe former Ernmenzie steading was converted by the current owners in 2005 to form three properties with all three properties being architect designed. The Stables has open plan living accommodation with a large dining kitchen space leading to the living area and on to the sunroom. The well-equipped kitchen includes an electric hob with extractor fan, double electric oven, integrated fridge freezer and dishwasher. There is a separate utility room which houses the oil-fired boiler, with the controls for the underfloor heating system being in the front hallway. There is also space for a washing machine and vent for a tumble drier and extractor fan. The living area has a gas fire which is now disconnected but could easily be reinstated or a woodburning stove could be installed. The sunroom benefits from its southwest position and enjoys far reaching countryside views. The master bedroom has an ensuite shower room and ample space for furniture. The further 2 double bedrooms are of generous proportions and benefit from built in wardrobes. The loft space has been floored and has electric points and lighting.Access to the property is via a shared driveway and shared courtyard area with parking. The Stables has an additional private parking area to the side of the property.SITUATIONThe Stables is nestled within the rolling countryside near to the town of Castle Douglas which is just over 2 miles away and is known as Dumfries and Galloway’s Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services. There are both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, health services, veterinary services and a livestock market.Dumfries is the principal town in the area, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets, and other services including the region’s main hospital, the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Also in Dumfries there is the Crichton Campus of the West of Scotland University, providing further 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, and is a popular tourist destination. There is good hill walking opportunities in the Southern Uplands as well as the nearby Galloway Hills, and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes, including Ae Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. The Galloway Forest Park which is known for its beauty and tranquillity, being the centre of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere and Britain’s First Dark Sky Park, which provides astronomers phenomenal views of the stars. Loch Ken is renowned for its water pursuits, water skiing, sailing, fishing and many others, and The Galloway Activity Centre (just a short distance away) offers a variety of learning courses.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance Hall. Open plan dining kitchen. Living area. Sunroom. Utility room. Master bedroom with ensuite. Family bathroom Two double bedrooms.GARDENFrom the sunroom is a raised patio area. Thereafter there is expansive grass areas to the front and side of the property with a drying area adjacent to the utility room door. The garden boundaries have not been fenced off; pegs are laid out to define.The fencing of the boundaries will be the responsibility of the purchaser.BROADBAND & MOBILE SIGNALBroadband is available. There is mobile signal, which will vary in strength depending on provider.FLOODINGThere is no specific risk of flooding. The flood maps can be viewed at CODEDG7 2NXWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: disbanded.objecting.lighter