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Tarff Church, Twynholm, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4NQ

5 bedroom detached house for sale

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Tarff Church is an exceptional, light, airy and beautifully presented detached two storey dwelling situated in an elevated position in rural surroundings to the west of the A75 on the southern outskirts of Ringford and approximately 6 miles to the southwest of Castle Douglas and 3 miles to the north of Kirkcudbright where normal town centre facilities are available.

The original church building is in excess of 120 years old. The property was substantially, altered internally and converted to residential use in 1997. The current owners have carried out a number of major improvements during their time of ownership making it an unique styled property.   The main walls are of solid whinstone construction with sandstone corner quoins and window surrounds, timber framed and plasterboard lined with plaster finish internally, rendered externally to the gable elevations and rear. It has an internal floor area of 355m2.   Access to the property is via a shared tarmac private roadway. Tarff Church occupies a good sized plot with garden grounds laid to lawn with private gardens and planted borders surrounding, a gravelled driveway leads to the front of property offering off-road parking.   There is a woodland banking situated to the north and west along with a small paddock to the east.   The boundaries are principally formed by dry stone walls. There is no physical boundary fence or wall along the east most boundary of the paddock which is undefined on site.   Attached to the main dwelling is the original former Sunday school which is 36m2 in size built of solid stone construction. Internally lined with lath and plaster, concrete floor, sloping pitched design roof, timber framed and slate covered and rendered externally. The former Sunday School is ripe for conversion subject to the appropriate consents being obtained.   Note: The Selling agents' or the owners haven't made any enquiries with regards to planning permission so any prospective purchasers need to make their own enquiries in this regard.   All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.   INTERNAL viewing is strongly recommended for this property to appreciate the accommodation available and what could be further achieved, subject to the appropriate applications being granted.   Accommodation comprises:   Wooden arch shaped doors with glazed panels gives access to:   ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Arch shaped opaque windows to both sides, ceiling light.   Double 15 paned doors leads through to:   RECEPTION HALL Is flanked by two long arch shaped windows to front of the dwelling, which enables the Hall to benefit greatly from the natural light, thus highlighting the wooden floors, four pillars and the staircase to the Upper Gallery Landing. In addition to the hall there are two spotlights, two central heating radiators, under stairs cupboard with light.   SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled shower cubicle with Triton Ivory II electric shower, W.C, wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, wooden floorboards, chrome central heating radiator, two chrome towel rails, extractor fan, ceiling light.   From the Reception Hall double 15 paned doors leads through to:  INNER HALL  Laminate flooring, large shelved storage cupboard with light, central heating radiator and houses the fuse box and electric meter, five ceiling lights, central heating radiator, original features of dado rail and architraves, glass diving display wall.  BEDROOM 1 Window to side, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, hanging rail and shelf above, smoke alarm, ceiling light.   BEDROOM 2 Window to side, recessed area with hanging rail and shelving, further wardrobe accommodation, central heating radiator.   BEDROOM 3 Window to side, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, recessed area with curtain closure, ceiling light.   BEDROOM 4 Window to side, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, recessed area with hanging rail and shelf, ceiling light.   FAMILY BATHROOM Large, bright and airy room with white suite comprising of bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, W.C., wash-hand basin, fully tiled corner shower cubicle with Mira Sport electric shower, shaver point, wall mirror with light and demister, extractor fan, wall heater, tiled floor, part tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, four spotlight unit, opaque window to side.   STORE Central heating radiator, ceiling light, fitted shelving.   From the Inner Hall access is given to:   STORE (Possible Bed) Workbench, power, two ceiling lights, one wall light, dado rail, smoke alarm, shelving, windows to side and rear.   STORE (Possible En-Suite) Window to rear, ceiling light.   Note: These two rooms are suitable for any prospective purchaser complete the conversion into a Master Bedroom with En-Suite.   Returning to the Reception Hall a wooden staircase and balustrade leads up to:   GALLERY LANDING An ideal area for reading and relaxing with views out over the countryside, maple wood flooring, two ceiling lights, smoke alarm, hatch to attic.   Double 15 paned doors through to:   HALL Maple wood flooring, two smoke alarms, three spotlights, central heating radiator.   DINING ROOM Large and spacious room with two arch shaped windows to side, great views, double access from the Inner Hall, Maple wood flooring, four wall lights, central heating radiator, two ceiling lights.   MUSIC ROOM Fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ceiling light, dado rail, two wall lights, arch shaped window to side.   BEDROOM 5 Arch shaped window to side with views over the hills, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ceiling light, T.V. aerial point.   OPEN PLAN LIVING AREA   Lounge This unique and imposing open plan Living Area has three arch shaped windows allowing the natural light to flow in, maple wood flooring, three central heating radiators, four wall lights, T.V. aerial point.   Kitchen Range of wall and base units, 1½ stainless steel with mixer tap, tiled floor, integrated fridge and dishwasher, integrated double oven, arch shaped door to side with views out over the open countryside and to the hills beyond, central heating radiator, tiled splashbacks, two four spotlight units, Bosch five burners with extractor hood above.   Through arch to:   Utility Window to rear, tiled floor, base units, stainless steel and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, plumbed for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, Ideal Mexico central heating boiler, space for Fridge/Freezer, carbon monoxide detector, central heating timer control.   W.C. W.C., wash-hand basin, tiled floor, part tiled walls, wall mirror, ceiling light, Vent Axia extractor fan, small central heating radiator, hatch to attic.   GENERAL INFORMATION Tarff Church is situated close to the village of Twynholm which provides a primary school, village shop, church, garage, village hall, and two small hotels and is on major bus routes being immediately accessible to the A75 euro-route. Also to be found at Twynholm are the tourist attractions of the David Coulthard Pit Stop Diner and Museum, and The Cocoa Bean, a renowned chocolate factory with workshops, wedding and conference venues, and both indoor and outdoor children's play areas.   The nearby Artist's town of Kirkcudbright provides a wider range of shops and services cafes, doctor's surgery, cottage hospital, Veterinary practice, optician, and both a primary and secondary school at Kirkcudbright Academy. The town is centered around the harbour and the ruined castle and there are delightful riverside walks as well as a popular “blue-flag” marina providing excellent sailing facilities.   The market town of Castle Douglas also has a good range of shops, and other services, and is designated Scotland's Food Town.   The regional capital of Dumfries (about 25 miles) has a range of larger shops, retail outlets and services including: the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, cinema, DG One leisure centre, an ice rink, and the Crichton Campus which is home to the University of Glasgow and the University of the West of Scotland. Throughout the year in Dumfries and Galloway there are a host of equestrian activities and clubs including Pony Clubs, Agricultural Shows and show jumping.   The M74/M6 network is about 50 miles to the east providing links both north and south. There are mainline railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie. The ferry link with Northern Ireland from Cairnryan (near Stranraer) is about 50 miles west. Regular flights to parts of the UK and Ireland as well as continental Europe depart from Prestwick Airport, which is 63 miles to the north. Both Edinburgh about 107 miles, Glasgow about 93 miles, have international airports.   The Southwest of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and abundance and diversity of its recreational and sporting pursuits, such as shooting, stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the region's numerous rivers and lochs. A wide variety of beaches, coastal paths and beautiful walks are within easy reach of the property. There are water sports and sailing on nearby Loch Ken as well as on the Solway, along with excellent hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the numerous cycle routes, as well as a nationally renowned network of mountain biking routes in the hills and forest parks making up the Seven Stanes centres. The Galloway Forest Park well known for its beauty and tranquillity is also recognised as Britain's First Dark Sky Park, and provides astronomers phenomenal views of the stars from the newly opened Observatory. For golf enthusiasts there is an 18 hole course in Kirkcudbright, as well as several courses within a short driving distance, and the Championship course at Southerness on the picturesque Solway Coast. Communications to the area are very good,   VIEWING By contacting the Hewats Property team on .   POST CODE DG6 4NQ.   COUNCIL TAX BAND Currently Band G.   SERVICES Mains water, electricity and gas. Private septic tank drainage. Gas Central heating. Timber framed casement style double glazed windows.   HOME REPORT A Home Report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on or by logging onto .   EPC The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band C.   OFFERS 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.   ENTRY Subject to negotiation.   Approximate dimensions:   Ground Floor   • ENTRANCE VESTIBULE                    2.53m x 2.33m • ENTRANCE HALL                                7.07m x 3.25m • SHOWER ROOM                                  3.34m x 1.3m • INNER HALL                                          10.77m x 4.23m (longest & widest) • BEDROOM 1                                          3.9m x 3.46m • BEDROOM 2                                          3.92m x 3.55m • BEDROOM 3                                          3.92m x 3.71m • BEDROOM 4                                          3.95m x 3.67m • BATHROOM                                            3.16m x 2.92m • STORE                                                     3.67m x 2.5m • STORE (Possible Bedroom)                6.44m x 4.46m • STORE (Possible En-Suite)                 3.18m x 3.01m   Upper Floor   • GALLERYLANDING                              9.5m x 3.3m (longest & widest) • HALL                                                        6.95m x 1.55m • DINING ROOM                                       6.8m x 3.9m • MUSIC ROOM                                        4.38m x 4.06m • BEDROOM 5                                          4.42m x 3.65m • OPEN PLAN LIVING AREA                 7.4m x 6.46m • KITCHEN                                                5.12m x 3.47m • UTILITY                                                   3m x 2.11m • W.C.                                                         2.14m x 0.92m     Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.

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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