£237,250 Guide Price

Downsbank Cottage Catherinefield Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 3PJ

3 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details

Realter welcome to the market Downsbank Cottage. Formerly 2 semi detached stone farm cottages that has been renovated to create a beautiful 3 Bedroom detached Cottage with 2 reception rooms, Conservatory, Kitchen/Diner, Family bathroom and 2 en-suites. This stand alone family home affording plentiful living space is extremely well presented and maintained, lying within approx 3/4 of an acre of large landscaped grounds with views across the rural countryside and yet only 3 miles from Dumfries Town Centre and all amenities. In addition there was planing consent for an additional detached bungalow to be built- this has now lapsed but could be re-applied for.
With its ideal position, move in condition and spacious grounds offering great potential to further develop, viewing is highly recommended. Downsbank Cottage is being marketed for sale at £12,500 below home report value

Enter into the property through a wooden front door into a carpeted vestibule with a wooden glazed internal door.

The T shaped hallway has a fitted carpet, three radiators, three ceiling lights and loft access. The bedrooms are to the right, with the Kitchen, Lounge and Dining room to the left. All skirting and finishes are in mahogany

Lounge (15' 7" x 14' 8" or 4.76m x 4.48m)
Spacious Lounge with feature Multi fuel stove on a tiled hearth, solid oak flooring, double glazed window to the front with curtain pole and curtains, ceiling light, BT point and 2 TV points. A fully glazed door leads in to the Dining room

Dining Room (13' 3" x 10' 10" or 4.04m x 3.30m)
From the hallway enter through a fully glazed door in to the Dining room with a fitted carpet, radiator, ceiling light and TV point. From the Dining room enter through French doors with curtain pole and curtains above in to the conservatory

Conservatory (14' 1" x 9' 10" or 4.30m x 3.0m)
The Conservatory affording great additional living space and views across the garden and countryside has blinds, cushioned vinyl flooring, radiator, TV point and double glazed door leading to the garden and patio

Kitchen/Diner (19' 9" x 12' 4" or 6.02m x 3.77m)
Modern fitted Kitchen/Diner with wall and base units, 4 ring gas hob and double oven below, under unit lighting, sink and drainer with mixer taps, partially tiled walls, plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, 1 ceiling light and 7 spot lights, Karndean flooring, two radiators, cupboard housing the RCD UNIT and alarm, double glazed windows to the rear with blinds, space for a breakfast table and 1/2 glazed door leading in to rear vestibule.

Rear Vestibule (12' 0" x 5' 11" or 3.66m x 1.80m)
The rear vestibule has large double glazed window with blind, rear door to driveway and garden, ceramic tiled flooring, ceiling light, cupboard housing the oil fired boiler, additional double airing cupboard and shelving

Master Bedroom and En-Suite (16' 5" x 11' 6" or 5.0m x 3.50m)
The Master Bedroom with en-suite shower room has a fitted carpet, double glazed window to the front with curtain pole, curtains and blind, tv point and ceiling light and full length quadruple fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors

Master En-suite
The Ensuite has a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, respetex wall covering, 4 spot lights, chrome heated towel rail, wall mounted cabinet, mirror, extractor fan and cushioned vinyl flooring

Double Bedroom 2 (15' 10" x 8' 6" or 4.82m x 2.58m)
Double bedroom with two double glazed windows to the rear with curtain poles and curtains, radiator, TV point, ceiling light and fitted wardrobes with mirrored doors. Door through to the en-suite

En Suite
The en-suite has a WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle. There is tiled walls, ceiling light, extractor fan and mirror

Double Bedroom 3 (14' 5" x 9' 10" or 4.40m x 3.0m)
Double bedroom with fitted carpet, double glazed window to the front with blinds, curtain pole and curtains, radiator, TV point, ceiling light and triple fitted wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors

Family Bathroom (9' 1" x 8' 9" or 2.77m x 2.67m)
The large modern 4 piece bathroom has a WC and wash hand basin with built in vanity unit, roll top bath and shower cubicle with thermostatic shower and pump, respetex wall covering, Karndean flooring, chrome heated towel rail, radiator, 6 spot lights and double glazed window with blind

Enter on to tarmaced driveway. This runs along the rear of the property and around to the large triple garage. There is an additional chipped driveway to the front of the property- both affording plentiful parking. There are outside lights and water tap

Triple Garage (27' 11" x 15' 7" or 8.50m x 4.75m)
The triple garage has an up and over door, lighting, power points, shelving, work bench and connecting door through to store room

Store room (27' 11" x 8' 10" or 8.50m x 2.70m)
The store room has ceiling light, windows and rear door to the garden

Additional outbuildings
To the side of the rear driveway is a garden shed, stick shed and greenhouse

Front Garden
A stone dyke wall runs along the full length of the front of the land. The front garden is laid to lawn with an additional high beech hedge in front of the stone dyke wall. Beyond the chipped driveway a low stone dyke wall forms the neighbouring boundary with rural land beyond

To the side of the conservatory is a large paved patio with wooden gazebo ideal for a relaxing drink or barbeque and enjoying the rural outlook

Rear Garden
The large rear garden is also laid to lawn with hedges to the rear and some trees

Additional Land
Beyond the rear garden is a piece of additional land around 1/4 of an acre that the present owners rent from a local farmer for £50 a year- a similar agreement would be available to potential buyers

Building Plot
The present owners acquired building consent to build a single storey bungalow on a part of the rear garden where the present garage is sited. This planning consent has now lapsed but could be re-applied for

From Dumfries take the Lockerbie road. Head over the by-pass and at the next roundabout turn left on to Catherinefield Road. Follow for .5 miles and Downbank Cottage is on the left hand side

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.


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Property History

  • Property added on 21 January 2016
  • Property sold (STCM) on 14 October 2016
  • New price Guide Price . £237,250 as of 30 August 2016
    Was: Guide Price £247,500
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