£174,950 Offers Around
Viewfield, 37 Main Street Haugh of Urr is a delightful detached single storey 3 bedroomed cottage, ideally located in a generous corner plot in the lovely Galloway village of Haugh of Urr, with beautiful views overlooking the open farmland of the Urr Valley and good road and public transport connections to the towns of Dalbeattie (3 Miles), Castle Douglas (4 Miles) and Dumfries (15 Miles).
The property: Viewfield is approximately 80 years old, the original building is of solid brick rendered construction with pointed facing brick base course, the side extension is of cavity brick rendered construction with pointed brick base course and the rear Sun Lounge is of timber framed and timber clad construction. Viewfield has an internal floor area of 99m2. The tiled roof has recently been updated and repointed and the working chimney fitted with a bird cowl. All fitted carpets and floor coverings (and electrical kitchen appliances if desired) are included in the sale.
The property could benefit from modernisation and updating, new owners might prefer to maintain the existing solid wood doors and frames or create a contemporary rural idyll. The flexibility of the single floor layout and the good sized garden can accommodate the needs of a young family, become a tranquil retirement residence, or a sought after rural holiday home/let.
Viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the accommodation available, the exceptional views from within the property, and the village location.
Double wrought iron gates at the rear of the property open onto the garden and a tarmac driveway leading to the double door garage, allowing off-road parking for 2 vehicles. To the front a paved footpath leads to the solid wood and glass paned front door, gravelled pathways of light grey granite around the house offer access to the lawn and south facing vegetable plots, the flower beds and the stunning views to the south east.
EXTERNAL: Wooden Garage/WC, timber framed and clad with double doors (framework and electrics for automatic single door are in place and automatic door can be refitted), cement floor, power, light and toilet, pitched corrugated roof. Outside WC with wash-hand basin, water heater and frost prevention pipe heating.
INTERNAL: Vestibule, Hall, Bedrooms 1 and 2 (both can function as Master Bedrooms), Bedroom 3/Study, Sitting Room with working fireplace, Lounge/Dining Room (or Bedroom 4 if preferred) with exceptional Valley view, Bathroom with Bath and Shower, Kitchen with utilities and units, Sun/Garden/Utilities Room, Attic.
Solid wooden door with glazed panels gives access to:
Tiled floor and second solid wooden, chestnut stained door with decorative stained glass panel to:
L-shaped, fitted carpet, coat hooks, solid wood door frames and doors, central heating radiator, two light fittings, central heating thermostat, smoke alarm, glazed hatch to attic.
BEDROOM 1 3.94m x 3.65m
Bright room with bay window to front and views across farmland, afternoon sun, fitted carpet, hard wood picture rail, solid wood door, ceiling light, three central heating radiators, two built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving, telephone point.
BEDROOM 2 3.45m x 3m
Tranquil room with window to side overlooking garden, central heating radiator, fitted carpet, wooden picture rail, solid wood door, ceiling light.
BEDROOM 3/ OFFICE 3.26m x 2.33m
Fitted carpet, ceiling light, central heating radiator, window to front with views across farmland, afternoon sun, space for desk and shelving or single bed or dining table for two, telephone point, internet router socket.
SITTING ROOM 3.94m x 3.65m
Cosy room with bay window to front and west, views across farmland and stunning sunsets, open working fire with tiled hearth and surround, fitted carpet, wooden picture rail, solid wood door, two central heating radiators, light fitting, shelved cupboard with solid wood door, T.V. aerial point, telephone point.
LOUNGE 4.5m x 3.44m
Spacious room with exceptional valley view, fitted carpet, ceiling light, two wall lights, fitted cupboard alcove with solid wood doors, telephone point, T.V. aerial point, wooden picture rail, solid wood door, glazed sliding patio French window with morning/midday/pm light leads to side garden and offers stunning views over the open countryside of the Urr Valley in all seasons. Currently used as a second Lounge/Family Dining Room but could make a beautiful bedroom or workspace if desired.
KITCHEN 3.18m x 2.88m
Range of white doored floor and wall units (including tall unit for cleaning equipment) and workspaces, incorporating 1½ ceramic sink and drainer, window to rear garden/driveway offering gentle view to neighbouring trees and cottages, small window and glazed door to Sun/Garden/Utilities Room, vinyl flooring, electric cooker point, extractor hood, automatic washing machine, fridge (all white good included in the sale if desired), shelving with under shelving workspace lighting, strip overhead light, electricity meter, fuse box, smoke alarm.
Glazed panelled door to:
SUN/GARDEN/UTILITIES ROOM 4.4m x 2.4m
Glazed door leads directly from Kitchen and back door leads from Sun Room into garden. Windows to half height on the three sides overlooking the garden (including glazing in wooden back door) and the driveway let in bright morning/midday sunlight and offer the spectacular view southeast down the Urr Valley. Vinyl floor, gas central heating boiler, central heating control switch, light sockets, strip overhead light. Ample room for freezer, washing machine and dryer if desired, or excellent extra seating area, extra dining area or workspace.
BATHROOM 1.94m x 1.83m
Wooden door with opaque glazed panel leads to white suite comprising of bath with thermostatic shower above and shower curtain, wash-hand basin and W.C. with wooden lid, part tiled, central heating radiator, fitted carpet, wooden medicine cabinet, towel rail, pull out drying rack over bath, opaque window to rear, shaver light, cupboard housing hot water tank and shelf space for towels.
Currently houses water tank and offers additional storage space.
The rear/side garden, bounded by mature hedgerow and wire fencing, is laid to lawn with good-sized flower beds and vegetable plots and is ideally positioned for both morning and afternoon sun. Mature trees and shrubs both provide privacy and a variety of colour throughout the year and the open fencing towards the Urr Valley offers outstanding views in all seasons. There is potential to exploit this aspect further with space for decking on the southeast outside the French windows. Wooden garden shed. Outside water tap. Outside light.
The lovely village of Haugh of Urr is set in the beautiful rolling farmland of the Urr Valley and has a popular village pub with restaurant, a church and a primary school at Hardgate, the adjacent hamlet, all within easy and scenic walking distance of the property. There are excellent road connections (the A75 is 5 mins drive away) and a good bus service (in addition to the official village bus stop the buses will stop outside "Viewfield" when requested) to the nearby towns. Local towns include the "Food Town" of Castle Douglas (approx. 4½ miles) which alongside supermarkets, specialist shops and a livestock market offers a wide range of amenities including a Health Centre, Hospital, Swimming Pool, Library, Primary School and a Sixth Year Secondary School; Dalbeattie, (approx. 3 miles), also has a Secondary School, Health Centre, shops and other amenities and Dumfries, the County Town, (approx.15 miles), also offers high street shops, Hospital, excellent amenities and Secondary School plus Railway Access to the west coast main line north and south. Prestwick Airport is approximately one and a half hours distant by car and the cultural hubs of Glasgow and Edinburgh each only two hours drive.
The area is renowned for its mild micro-climate and diverse rural beauty and offers a range of activities: water sports or seaside strolls at the popular sailing village of Kippford (7 miles) or Loch Ken (11 miles); hill, forest and coastal walks; mountain biking in Dalbeattie Forest; extensive fishing, shooting & golf opportunities and a variety of local arts and crafts.
By contacting the Hewats Property team on 01556 502946.
COUNCIL TAX BAND
Currently Band E.
Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.
Gas Central heating and Timber sash and case design, double glazed with one single glazed unit.
A Home Report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on 0141 338 6222 or by logging onto www.onesurvey.org.
The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band E.
Offers in Scottish Legal form should be lodged with the selling agents' Castle Douglas Office. Interested parties are strongly recommended to register their interest with the selling agents as a closing date may be fixed for offers.
Subject to negotiation.
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