Willowbank, Laurieston DG 7 2NB

OFFERS AROUND £155,000
UNDER OFFER
Rural Location, situated only a mile an half from Laurieston, great views out over the countryside.

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Viewing request for Willowbank, Laurieston DG 7 2NB

Property Overview

Willowbank, Laurieston, Castle Douglas is a detached cottage situated within the lovely Galloway countryside, only 10 miles from the popular market town of Castle Douglas where further amenities can be found.

 

The garden ground extends to approximately 0.65 of an acre and is to all sides of the property and is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. There is also an unmade driveway offering off-road parking for several cars.

 

There is an attached brick and stone storage building with a corrugated metal roof covering.

 

To the rear left of the property there is an attached car port of metal, timber and corrugated plastic construction.

 

The original building dates from the 1850’s and is of solid stone construction, pointed and painted externally. The flat roof extension of the bathroom and utility room was built in and around the 1950’s and is of rendered brick walls of 300mm thick. The byre was converted by the current owner in 1995 and is of solid stone construction, pointed and lined. It has an internal floor area of 121m2.

 

All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.

Viewing is a must to allow full appreciation of the property, its potential to upgrade as well it’s location and the outstanding views.

Accommodation comprises:

 

PORCH

Solid brick and stone walls (230mm thick), wooden double glazed window to front, electric meter and fuse box, vinyl flooring, ceiling light, wooden ½ glazed door, paneled slimline double door to:

 

HALL

Central heating radiator, ceiling light, fitted carpet, hatch to attic.

 

BEDROOM 1

Double wooden double glazed window to front, ceiling light, fitted carpet, curtain track and curtains, several sockets.

 

LOUNGE/READING AREA

Double wooden double glazed window to front, single wooden double glazed window to rear, curtain tracks and curtains, central heating radiator, fitted carpet, ceiling light, two spotlights in reading area, Brick built fireplace with Multi-fuel stove and wooden mantle, built-in shelving with light above, several sockets, recessed shelving.

 

INNER HALL

Smoke alarm, ceiling light, hatch to attic, sliding door to Kitchen.

 

BATHROOM

White suite of bath with Mira Elite 2 shower over and glazed shower screen, wash-hand basin in wooden vanity unit and cupboard below, vinyl flooring, part tiled, central heating radiator, open shelving, wall mirror, obscure wooden double glazed window to side, ceiling light, curtain track and curtains, obscure glazed panel door. 

 

UTILITY ROOM/BOOT ROOM

Base units with stainless steel sink and drainer, plumbed for automatic washing machine, wooden double glazed window to side, shelved wall cupboards, vinyl flooring, ceiling light, door leads to car port and garden

 

BEDROOM 2

Step down into Bedroom, fitted carpet, ceiling light, curtain track and curtains, wooden double glazed window to front, central heating radiator, several sockets, built-in cupboards with railing and shelving.

 

KITCHEN/DINER

Range of wall and base units with double stainless steel sink and double drainer. Vinyl flooring, open shelving, three ceiling lights, heating control units, part tiled, open shelving, telephone point, dual carbon monoxide and smoke alarm, built-in cupboard, central heating radiator, wood pellet boiler (hot water and heating), gas cooker (bottled). NOTE: - The wood pellet boiler gives up to 30% heat to the Kitchen and the remaining is pumped out throughout the property and produces the hot water

 

BYRE CONVERSION

Step down into the Byre, wooden ½ glazed door, double wooden glazed window to side, single wooden glazed window to side, Steve Dowling wood burning stove, pine cladding, parquet flooring, several sockets, built-in shelving, built-in cupboards, ½ tred steps leads to mezzanine level with iron hand rail

 

MEZZANINE

Currently being used as storage, wooden double glazed window with views overlooking the countryside, velux window, cupboards.

 

WET ROOM

Obscure wooden double glazed window to side, tiled walls, tiled floor, extractor fan, glazed door, shower off heating source, white wash-hand basin in wooden vanity unit.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Laurieston is a small country village and is situated on the edge of the Galloway Forrest Park (the first dark sky park in the UK), the surrounding area is one of natural beauty and is popular with outdoor enthusiasts for walking, bird watching and fishing, and a wide range of water sports are a ten minute drive away at Loch Ken Activity Centre. The market town of Castle Douglas lies 10 miles distance from Willowbank and is known as Scotland's Food Town and has a variety of individual shops, restaurants and cafes offering an excellent selection of food and services. The town also benefits from both primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, health centre, churches, library, swimming pool and golf course amongst its other varied services and pursuits.

 

SERVICES

Mains electric. Private  water. Private septic tank drainage.

Electric storage and panel heating. Fully double glazed. 

LPG bottles supply the gas cooker.

 

 

EPC

The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band: F.

 

 

 

VIEWING

By contacting the selling agents’ Castle Douglas Office, (01556) 502946 – Option 3

 

 

COUNCIL TAX BANDING

Currently Band E.

 

 

POST CODE

DG7 2NB

 

 

DIRECTIONS

From Castle Douglas take the A713 for approximately 2½ miles. Take the turning on the left onto the B795 to Laurieston. At the crossroads in Laurieston take the turning  to the right onto the A762 and continue along this road for approximately 1½ miles. Willowbank is situated on the right hand side of the road, opposite the sign for Laurieston Hall.  

 

 

ENTRY

Subject to negotiation.

 

 

HOME REPORT

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.

 

OFFERS

Offers in Scottish Legal form should be lodged with the selling agent’ 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.

 

 

Approximate dimensions:

 

 

  • PORCH 2m x 1.9m
  • HALL 65m x 1m
  • BEDROOM 1 25m x 3.27m
  • LOUNGE/READING AREA 93m x 4.44m
  • INNER HALL
  • BATHROOM 4m x 2.35m
  • UTILITY ROOM/BOOT ROOM 6m x 1.9m
  • BEDROOM 2 35m x 3.35m
  • KITCHEN/DINER 78m x 4.23m
  • BYRE CONVERSION 25m x 4.15m
  • MEZZANINE LEVEL
  • WET ROOM 01m x 1.7m

 

Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.

Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.

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