5 Doonhill Wood

Doonhill Wood, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 6NU

Offers Over £375,000

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 3

  • A substantial 1.5 storey property occupying a corner plot, in a desirable private residential area of Newton Stewart. 2 reception rooms.
  • 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite). Ground source heat pump. Garage and Wood Store.
  • Private Parking
  • Garden. Community Garden/Area.
  • Local amenities within walking distance
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SITUATION 5 Doonhill Wood is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac on the edge of Newton Stewart, adjacent to a field and a just a short walk from Doonhill Wood itself. Local Amenities are within walking distance from the property - the Merrick Leisure Centre and Douglas Ewart High School are around 0.3 of a mile from 5 Doonhill Wood. Newton Stewart, a market town on the River Cree known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills, has a number of primary schools, the Douglas Ewart High School, a museum, three supermarkets, a post office which offers all postal and banking services, a cinema, and a wide range of shops, offices, businesses, hotels and restaurants. The area is well known for outdoor pursuits and sports. Kirroughtree Visitor Centre is situated approximately 4 miles from Newton Stewart and is part of the Seven Stanes range of mountain biking trails. Fishing, shooting, curling, golf and equestrian facilities are all readily available throughout the area. Trains to Ayr and Glasgow are available at Stranraer, this service has been replaced by buses on a temporary basis, about 24 miles from Newton Stewart, and ferries to Northern Ireland sail from nearby Cairnryan. Trains also run from the regional centre of Dumfries, 49 miles to the east. Domestic and international flights are available at Prestwick Airport, 51 miles north, and Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, 84 and 117.5 miles respectively. Motorway links and trains are available at Lockerbie, 62 miles east, and Kilmarnock, 58 miles north. DESCRIPTION 5 Doonhill Wood is a substantial 4 bedroom property located in a desirable private residential area of Newton Stewart, offering a tranquil edge of town residence, providing the best of both worlds with a short walk into town and the local amenities on offer. A few steps lead to the main entrance vestibule, which has a convenient fitted cupboard with shelving and hanging space for outdoor clothing. The bright and open hall continues in to the double aspect kitchen, with double doors opening to the patio at the front and views over the garden behind. A Rangemaster Toledo cooker with a 5 ring gas hob and electric ovens provides cooking facilities in addition to an integrated Baumatic microwave, oven and grill. Other integrated items include an integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher.The kitchen opens to the utility room which benefits from a second sink and drainer, fitted floor and wall units, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, access to the WC Cloakroom, and a door opening direct to the garden. Within the WC. Cloakroom there is a fitted cupboard housing the heating controls for the ground source heat pump and underfloor heating. The hall is open plan to a well-lit dining area, with views to the front of the property and striking diagonal oak flooring which continues from the hall and dining area in to the sitting room. The bright triple aspect sitting room with French style doors open out to the patio behind. A feature wood burning stove provides extra heat if required, and is very much a feature and focal point in the room. The well-lit open space continues on the first floor. The master bedroom suite has a Juliette balcony overlooking the front garden, a dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Bedroom 2 has an en suite shower room and views to the front and bedroom 4/study adjacent has full height gable windows allowing natural light to flood in to the room. The family bathroom and bedroom 3 complete the accommodation on the first floor.Underfloor heating and hot water are provided by a Nibe ground source heat pump, situated in a cupboard and accessed from the WC Cloakroom. In addition a whole house ventilation system ensures that the temperature is consistent throughout the property with efficient air exchange. The room temperature can be set independently for each room. A bio-digester, situated in the neighbouring Community Garden, provides a sewerage system for the whole cul-de-sac and residents contribute a small monthly fee (£25 per month) to cover the maintenance of the bio-digester and the annual SEPA charge for testing the system. This is very much a community spirited residential area, with both a Community Garden and Children’s Play Area opposite and residents work hard to keep the surrounding area well maintained. 5 Doonhill Wood provides a spacious family home and valuable work from home space in a sought after quiet residential area on the edge of Newton Stewart.ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Kitchen, Utility Room, WC Cloakroom, Dining Room, Sitting RoomFirst Floor: Master Bedroom, with en-suite bathroom & dressing room, Bathroom, Bedroom 2 with en-suite shower room, Bedroom 3, Bedroom 4/Study. GARAGE (5.5m x 4.7m)Of construction block build with remote control electric roller door and tiled floor. Strip lighting and floored roof space providing extra space.WOOD STORE (4.3m X 3.9m)Wood finished with concrete floor and double doors opening to the garden, providing a sociable outdoor space for entertaining. A sliding door opens to a long passage running alongside the garage providing essential storage space for dried wood for the wood burning stove. GARDEN The drive way opens to extensive parking space at 5 Doonhill Wood, and the garden to the front and side is laid to lawn. Paving leads all the way around the property, and to a ramp offering disabled access at the entrance from the garden. A wooden boundary fence offers privacy and shelter and above the fence you can see the stunning Galloway Hills in the distance. The patio provides the perfect spot to relax and dine alfresco and easily accessed from both the utility room and French style doors opening from the sitting room, ideal if you are entertaining guests. The paving continues to the garage and wood store, and there is a circular area of paving below the rotary washing line. The heat pump is approximately 160m under the garden, its position is indicated with the feature on the lawn. Borders line the boundary wall completing this spacious and well maintained garden. DIRECTIONS From Newton Stewart roundabout take the second exit and continue on the A75 for approximately 0.6 miles towards Stranraer, past Newton Stewart Hospital on your left, then take the first right and continue for approximately 0.7 miles. Turn right on to Corsbie Road for approximately 0.3 miles and Doonhill Wood cul-de-sac is situated on your right. Enter the cul-de-sac, turn left and then right, No 5 occupies the corner plot and sits to the left of the drive. From Newton Stewart follow turn on to Jubilee Road from Princes Street and follow the signs for the Merrick Leisure Centre, then continue past the Leisure Centre, Doonhill Wood cul-de-sac is situated on your left.POST CODE DG8 6NU WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: compress.skate.club