£375,000 Guide Price
Realter Estate Agents are delighted to offer a rare opportunity to purchase this extremely spacious 5 bedroom detached family home. This superb property is located in Barnbarroch, only 1 mile from the popular coastal village of Kippford. It is fortunate to be in the desirable catchment area for Dalbeattie Primary and Secondary schools, with the school bus stopping at the entrance to the drive.
The house sits in approx. ¾ acre of creatively designed mature gardens, offering complete privacy. The garden includes a custom built office/artist's studio, and various outbuildings. Thoughtfully devised, decked balconies, wrap around the house, enveloping different aspects of the interesting and varied gardens. The property is accessed by an attractive private wooded driveway, which will accommodate approx. 8 cars. To the left of the drive an attractive burn runs from the wood down the boundary of the property.
As you enter the front door of the property, a large vestibule greets you and leads into a sizeable hallway. On the ground floor we have a bright open plan kitchen/dining area, which offers great family living space. The extremely spacious lounge has 3 sets of patio doors leading on to the large decked balcony which extends the living space, and is ideal for outside entertaining. The 2nd reception room to the front of the house, is currently used as a formal dining room/office. The dimensions of this room offer versatility and would be ideal for a family/TV room. A utility room and cloakroom complete the accommodation on the ground floor. New electric radiators with iVista mobile remote technology are in the process of being installed on the ground floor.
A carpeted stairway leads to the first floor which houses a spacious master bedroom with a generous ensuite, and access to a private balcony. There is a 2nd ensuite bedroom, a further 3 generously proportioned double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The house benefits from a tremendous amount of storage space necessary for a large family home.
This is a unique property in a highly desirable area. It is in excellent decorative order with new carpets throughout. The property was totally re-roofed in 2012.
Early viewing really is essential, to appreciate the space and finish of this superb house, which offers the ultimate in family living.
Vestibule (7' 5" x 6' 6" or 2.27m x 1.97m)
Enter through the wood door with glazed panels into the vestibule, with carpeted flooring and ceiling light fitting. Internal glazed wood door leads into the hall.
The large entrance hall is fully carpeted. There is a superb ornamental mirror on the right-hand wall. Radiator, ceiling light fitting, smoke detector and bell sounder. Central staircase.
Open Plan Kitchen and Dining Area
Kitchen (13' 11" x 12' 9" or 4.25m x 3.89m)
This well equipped kitchen has a double glazed window to the side, vinyl flooring, 6 x recessed spotlights. The fully fitted kitchen has attractive painted wood, wall and base units, breakfast bar, stainless steel 1.5 sink and drainer with mixer taps, integrated dishwasher, large 6 ring hob (bottled gas) and double width electric oven with cooker hood and partially tiled splash back. Telephone point. External door allows access to the side balcony.
Dining Area (11' 10" x 11' 7" or 3.60m x 3.54m)
Light and airy dining area benefits from 2 x large double glazed windows to side and rear, radiator, ceiling light fitting, vinyl flooring, curtain pole and curtains completes this family friendly room.
Lounge (20' 1" x 19' 5" or 6.12m x 5.93m)
Generously proportioned lounge with 3 x double glazed patio doors, 2 x overlooking the rear gardens and 1 x overlooking the side garden. All giving access to the impressive decked balcony that wraps around this stunning room. Another feature of the room is the large open fire with Dalbeattie Granite surround and marble effect hearth. Shelved recess, 3 x radiators, 2 x ceiling light fittings, 4 wall lights, the lounge is carpeted, 3 x curtain poles, curtains and TV point complete the room.
Dining Room (15' 5" x 13' 5" or 4.70m x 4.10m)
The second reception room is another spacious room and is currently being used as a formal dining room/office, but would be an excellent 2nd family /TV room. Double glazed windows to front and side, radiators x 2, ceiling light fitting, carpet, curtain poles x 2 with curtains and TV point.
Cloak Room (7' 1" x 3' 0" or 2.16m x 0.91m)
An attractive cloakroom with wash hand basin and WC. Double glazed window to the side with blind, ceiling light fitting, carpeted flooring, heated towel rail, mirror and bathroom accessories.
The carpeted stairway leads to the first floor which houses a spacious master bedroom with a generous en-suite, and access to a private balcony. There is a 2nd en-suite bedroom, a further 3 generously proportioned double bedrooms and a family bathroom. There is access to the floored attic which is insulated and has electric light. A sun pipe allows natural light in to the stairway
Utility Room (7' 1" x 6' 2" or 2.17m x 1.88m)
The functional utility room has tiled flooring, centre light fitting, wall/base unit, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer taps and a partially tiled splashback. Plumbed for a washing machine. A double glazed door leads to the side garden.
Master Bedroom (19' 3" x 17' 5" or 5.86m x 5.32m)
This bright and exceptionally spacious master bedroom has 2 double glazed windows and a door which lead on to the sizeable private balcony overlooking the side gardens. Large mirrored, fitted wardrobes on 2 walls, along with an airing cupboard allow masses of storage space. 2 x electric wall heaters, 4 x recessed spotlights, curtain pole with curtains, carpet, BT and TV point.
Exceptionally well equipped en-suite with a wash hand basin housed in a wood surround with matching mirror, WC, bath with mirrored wall behind and separate fully tiled shower cubicle. Double glazed window to side, with blind, 4 x recessed spotlights, carpet, full length wall cupboard and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 (15' 5" x 11' 9" or 4.69m x 3.58m)
Another generously sized double bedroom with double glazed window to front, electric wall heater, 3 x recessed spotlights, 1 x ceiling light fitting, carpet, curtain pole with curtains and TV point. This bedroom is professionally sound proofed.
Wash hand basin, shaver point, WC, fully tiled shower cubicle, heated towel rail, double glazed window to side, blind and carpet.
Bedroom 3 (11' 8" x 11' 5" or 3.56m x 3.48m)
Double Glazed windows to front and side, electric wall heater, ceiling light fitting with fan, carpet, curtain rail with curtains, TV point. Double built-in wardrobes offer extra storage space.
Bedroom 4 (12' 9" x 9' 5" or 3.89m x 2.88m)
Double glazed window to side, electric wall heater, ceiling light fitting, carpet, curtain pole with curtains, TV point. Double built-in wardrobes offer extra storage space.
Bedroom 5 (11' 5" x 9' 0" or 3.47m x 2.74m)
Double glazed window to front, electric wall heater, ceiling light fitting, carpet, curtain pole with curtains, TV point.
Family Bathroom (9' 10" x 6' 1" or 3.00m x 1.86m)
Attractive tiled and mirrored family bathroom featuring a corner bath, wash hand basin, WC and separate fully tiled shower cubicle. Double glazed window to rear with a wooden shutter. 3 x recessed spotlights, carpet, bathroom accessories and heated towel rail.
Garden Studio (19' 5" x 12' 3" or 5.93m x 3.73m)
The garden studio was initially custom built as a home office and is equipped with heating, shelving, 9 x recessed spotlights, phone line, Internet access etc. Its elevated position, allows wonderful views of the gardens. The front and side are constructed with double glazed doors allowing natural light to flood the studio, and latterly it has been used as an artist's studio.
Gardens and Grounds
The property sits in ¾ acre of fantastic woodland and gardens. Lawns, mature shrubs and trees surround you offering privacy and a tranquil retreat. The division of the areas offer all sorts of hidden secrets, you'll find a pond, woodland walks, a fairy trail by the stream and maybe a tree swing. There is a green house and multiple storage buildings including part of the old stable block. Behind the wall there is a small plot of land which would accommodate a holiday chalet ( subject to planning permission).
The long private drive is tar macadam and winds down from the road. There is parking for at least 8 cars.
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