“JUMP ON THE LADDER”
41 Academy Street, Castle Douglas is a lovely 2 bedroomed semi-detached dwellinghouse with single storey rear extension, conveniently located in a central area of town, within walking distance of the Town Centre and all other town’s amenities.
The front of the property adjoins the public footpath onto Academy Street.
There is a private garden to the rear where there is a paved patio area immediately outside the Lounge, ideal space for sitting out a making the most of those Scottish spring/summer and Autumn evenings, along with some “alfresco” dining. Continue onto an area of lawn with gravelled borders.
There is an area of ground to the right hand side of the property which the owner of 41 Academy Street have the right of access over, this allowing entry to the side gate and to the rear garden. Outside light. Outside water tap. External gas meter.
The rear garden is bounded by stone wall and wooden fencing.
The original two storey extension of 41 Academy Street was built approximately 140 years ago with the single storey extension built approximately 70 years ago and was subsequently altered with the building up of the wall head and re-roofing within the last 20 years.
The original two storey house is of solid Whinstone construction, strapped and plasterboard lined with an plaster finish internally. The outer walls of the single storey rear extension are of brick construction, plastboard lined internally and rendered and painted externally except where the built up with rendered concrete block work at the wall heads. It has an internal floor area of 54m2.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.
INTERNAL viewing is highly recommended to appreciate what this property has to offer.
UPVC door with glazed panels gives access to:
LOUNGE/DINER 5.20m x 3.81m
Lovely room with window to front fitted with vertical blinds, laminate floor, understair cupboard, two central heating radiators, two ceiling lights, telephone/Broadband point, T.V. aerial point and Sky connection, central heating control, hatch to electric meter, patio doors to outside patio area, stairs to upper floor.
KITCHEN 2.95m x 1.75m
Range of Beech base, wall and drawer units, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, space for freestanding cooker, plumbed for automatic washing machine, central heating radiator, vinyl flooring, smoke alarm, carbon monoxide detector, four way chrome spotlight unit, cupboard housing central heating boiler, window to rear.
REAR ENTRANCE 1.02m x 0.80m
Vinyl flooring, smoke alarm, coat hooks, hatch to roof void, space for fridge/freezer, UPVC pattern glazed door to outside.
BATHROOM 2.00m x 2.00m
White suite comprising of bath with mixer tap, combi shower over and glass and chrome shower screen, wash-hand basin and W.C., part tiled, central heating radiator, vinyl flooring, ceiling light, extractor fan, obscure window to rear.
Returning to the Lounge. Carpeted stairs leads up to:
Laminate floor, smoke alarm, hatch to roof void.
BEDROOM 1 3.04m x 2.20m
Window to rear with deep sill and fitted with vertical blinds, laminate floor, central heating radiator, walk-in cupboard with rails, space for single bed and freestanding drawers.
BEDROOM 2 3.35m x 3.06m
Double sized room with two windows to front with deep sills, laminate floor, central heating radiator, built-in wardrobe with rails and cupboard above.
Castle Douglas, known as Scotland’s Food Town has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services. There is a library and both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, health services, churches, veterinary services and a thriving livestock market and golf course.
The area in general is renowned for its mild climate, diverse scenic beauty and offers a varied range of sporting activities including Tennis and Squash Courts, several Golf Courses, some Championship standard, and extensive shooting and fishing opportunities. It is also within easy driving distance of the popular sailing village of Kippford and Loch Ken is also close at hand.
Travel links to and from the area are very good. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries and also Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M6/M74 motorway network is 40 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one and a half hours drive to the North. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in two hours.
VIEWING/HOME REPORT REQUEST
By contacting Hewats the Selling Agents, our contact details can be located at the front of the sales brochure.
COUNCIL TAX BAND
Currently Band B.
The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band – D.
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
Gas central heating. UPVC double glazed windows.
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
Subject to negotiation.