Golf Course Road, Portpatrick, Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway, DG9 8TB

Offers Over £280,000

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  • A spacious 4 bedroom bungalow situated in an elevated position with views over Portpatrick, the North Channel and Irish Coast beyond.
  • Conditional planning permission approved to raise the roof height to form one and a half floor accommodation.
  • 1 reception room. 4 bedrooms.
  • Elevated decking with sea views.
  • Solar panels providing quarterly income. Extensive storage space below the property. Garden.
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SITUATION Heatherbank is situated in an elevated position above the highly desirable seaside village of Portpatrick with views over the village and the North Channel beyond. Portpatrick, has a number of shops, a primary school, church, putting green, beachfront hotels & restaurants and in the summer you will find people dining al fresco as they admire the stunning sea view. Portpatrick RNLI Lifeboat is launched from the harbour and can be seen going out to sea for both rescues and training days. There are good walking opportunities, including walks to Sandeel Bay and Lairds Bay, and from Portpatrick you can take a short walk up to Dunskey Castle, a 16th century ruin, set around a small bay with cliffs forming the backdrop. For the more adventurous hill walkers you can walk the Southern Upland Way, with Portpatrick providing the start or end point in the West. Stranraer is the nearest major town, less than 8 miles from Heatherbank, where there is a secondary school, primary schools, hospital (Galloway Community Hospital), supermarkets, shops, offices, hotels, restaurants, and a train station. The port of Cairnryan, just over 6 miles from Stranraer, has two ferry operators running passenger and freight services to Northern Ireland. There are a number of golf courses in the area including Dunskey Golf Club, within walking distance at the top of Golf Course Road, Stranraer Golf Club, Wigtownshire County Golf Club and the famous Turnberry Golf Course is approximately 43 miles from Portpatrick. Both curling and horse riding are also very popular in the area, Stranraer & District Riding Club offers training and holds regular events, and curling is available at the North West Castle, Stranraer.DESCRIPTION Heatherbank is a charming bungalow with glorious views, especially from the raised decking, which provides the ideal place to sit and relax whilst enjoying the vista. The entrance vestibule opens to the main hall and the ‘L’ shaped sitting room/dining area. This double aspect room is flooded with natural light and a picture window, spanning 3.45m, frames the view and there is ample space for a sociable dining table and chairs. The kitchen adjacent has a breakfast bar, with space and plumbing below for white goods, an electric cooker and a range of fitted floor and wall cupboards. Additional space is provided in the ‘boiler room’ which houses an EHC electric boiler (renewed in 2022).The hall opens to all accommodation including four bedrooms, one is currently utilised as an office, and another, overlooking the garden, has been fitted with bookshelves and serves as a study/library this room has fitted wardrobes too. The two front facing bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and benefit from the views over the village to the North Channel beyond. Heatherbank has a spacious shower room, fitted with a double shower, suitable for disabled use and there is an additional WC cloakroom adjacent.Eleven solar panels have been installed on the roof and a small quarterly income is received from FiTS payments. The Feed in Tariff Scheme started in April 2011 and will continue until April 2036. The loft space at Heatherbank is fully floored and planning permission has been conditionally granted to raise the roof and form first floor accommodation. Please refer to Planning Reference: 23/1267/FUL on Dumfries and Galloway Council website. In addition there is storage space below the property, extending the full length of Heatherbank, with restricted head height. From the entrance on the side of the property the head height is approximately 1.6m and this reduces considerably based on the gradient of the land.Heatherbank is currently a blank canvas offering the potential to live in, whilst developing or extending further depending on the needs and requirements of the new owner. This property is situated in a highly desirable area of Portpatrick, ideal for a family or couple and offering the opportunity to work from home, living within walking distance from the sea front, local shops and restaurants.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule. Sitting Room/Dining Room. Kitchen. Boiler Room. Shower Room. WC Cloakroom. 4 Bedrooms. GARDEN AND GROUNDSA gated entrance opens into Heatherbank, with a flower border extending in towards the property from Golf Course Road. There is ample parking for more than one vehicle and a small timber garden shed is situated on the grass. The garden is mainly laid to lawn, with a variety of mature shrubs and trees. A hedgerow provides the boundary to the front and sides, and a wall to the rear. A paved pathway continues around the property and steps lead up to the stunning elevated decking overlooking Portpatrick and the coastline beyond. NB. Japanese Knotweed has been identified on the site north west of Heatherbank, this land has been cleared to allow the treatment programme to commence. There is no evidence of Japanese Knotweed being present on the land at Heatherbank. DIRECTIONS As you enter Portpatrick turn right on to Heugh Road for 0.4 miles, then turn right on to Golf Course Road. The entrance into Heatherbank is the second entrance on the left. POST CODE : DG9 8TB WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: sting.sprinkler.visitor