£325,000 Offers over
A beautiful sandstone built family home situated in a fabulous location within Dumfries Town Centre. Originally constructed in 1878, this Victorian family home offers huge potential for families or various business ventures. Within walking distance into Dumfries Town Centre, train station, bus stops and more, this property would be ideal for large professional families. Generous and flexible accommodation can be found on all four levels of this character-filled property.
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The ground floor accommodation comprises two large reception rooms, bedroom, three-piece bathroom, kitchen, pantry cupboard, utility room and w/c.
The first-floor features two bedrooms, one of which (off the lounge/diner) boasting an en-suite shower room, study room, large lounge/diner which runs the full width of the house and another bathroom.
The attic accommodation is made up of three double bedrooms, a family bathroom consisting of free-standing bath, toilet and wash hand basin with below vanity unit. Bedroom four benefits from a wash hand basin with a fitted steam booth.
A grade B listed property with imposing frontage built-in 1878 by local architects A B &J Crombie for their own residential use and to their specific high standards it now forms a substantial, solid family home with flexible accommodation over four levels. The exterior is sandstone, interior walls are all solid. The property has had very few owners in its lifetime. The Crombies built many significant buildings including the local library and iconic Rosefield Mills over the Nith.
The property has an outstanding range of original features including high ceilings and ornate cornicing, feature fireplaces, wood-burning stove, period hardwood staircase, doors/finishing. The huge first-floor lounge was a conversion of two rooms into one by the local bridge club, owners for near fifty years up to 2000.
Benefiting from a fire security system covering all principal rooms and areas, there is the potential to consider B&B accommodation or general business ventures, whilst retaining an area for owners accommodation,
The property has 4 bath/shower rooms plus a separate WC. The first-floor bedroom 2 is en-suite. There are five walk-in storage cupboards/areas throughout the house. The cellar is a suitable space for a gym, workroom, wine cellar or general storage
There are gardens to the front and a separate side entrance leading under the house to the rear garden which has sun nearly all day long.
TRANSPORT, SCHOOLS &AMENITIES
24 Lovers Walk is situated in a conservation area in one of Dumfries most iconic streets, placed north-west of Dumfries town centre. The house is directly opposite Dumfries Train Station and Hotel and is surrounded by other handsome, sandstone properties.
The nearest primary schools are Loreburn and Laurieknowe both held in excellent local regard as are the nearest secondary schools, Dumfries Academy and Dumfries High School, both within easy walking distance.
Dumfries town centre is attractive and reached within a 5-minute stroll and offers a combination of good shopping facilities and historic buildings.
The town is also the home of a substantial college and university campus located within beautiful grounds overlooking the town and has three golf courses.
A regular local bus servicing the town centre stops in the immediate vicinity, and for further afield Dumfries train station provides regular links to Glasgow, Carlisle and all points south, as does the bus station situated on the Whitesands by the river. There are regular and quick train connections to Edinburgh from the small town of Lockerbie, just a few miles away, and which has a regular bus service with Dumfries.
The M6 and M74 road networks are accessible nearby at Moffat, Gretna and Lockerbie.
The surrounding area offers glorious countryside and historic ruins with easy access to the beautiful coast and a multitude of sporting and country pursuits including sailing, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, golf and fine coastal and woodland walk.
The HOME REPORT can be downloaded directly from the Yopa website or please contact Emma in our Local Dumfries Sales Team.
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