“COAST AND COUNTRY”
Auchenlea, Quarry Road, Kippford is a superior designed 4 bedroomed detached house, situated in an elevated position within a favoured, quiet and accessible position with forest views to the rear, in the ever popular sailing village of Kippford in south west Scotland with further views of the estuary, harbour and Galloway hills beyond.
The property offers substantial family living accommodation over two floors and is in excellent condition throughout allowing any new purchaser the opportunity to just add their own furniture, relax in their new home and start enjoying the property and all it has to offer.
A tarmac driveway leads up to the front of the house and to the Garage, offering ample off-road parking for several cars. On entrance there is a further parking area with a wooden carport with power and light. This area is ideal for boat/caravan and camper van storage.
The garden surrounds the property on all sides and is split into different sections.
The garden to the front is laid to lawn with a variety of mature plants, shrubs and rockeries along with gravelled pathways.
The garden to the rear is also laid to lawn with further gravelled areas along with mature plants, shrubs and trees providing colour throughout the year.
There are also two/three paved or decked areas, ideal for sitting out and making the most of the Galloway weather during the Spring/Summer and Autumns months. It also provides external entertainment areas that allows the indoors to come outdoors. Outside lights. Outside water tap. Oil tank.
Single skin concrete block construction, roughcasted externally with reconstituted stone features, pitched and slated roof, electric roller door, concrete floor, power and light, control panel, fuse box and electric meter for photovoltaic Solar Panels, door and window to side. It has an internal floor area of 34m2.
The garden is bounded by post, wire and timber fencing and stone walls.
The house was built circa mid 1990 and is of cavity block construction, roughcasted externally with reconstituted stone features. It has an internal floor area of 183m2.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.
This fantastic property is worthy of an early VIEWING to fully appreciate all it has to offer.
Extra wide front door with obscure glazed panel gives access to:
ENTRANCE HALL – 4.50m x 3m
Spacious and welcoming Hallway with oak flooring and small tiled area immediately on entry, velux window allowing the natural light to flood in, central heating radiator, smoke alarm.
Double glazed paneled doors leads through to:
LOUNGE – 5.54m x 5.15m
Lovely room with continued oak flooring, bespoke bay area currently used as a reading space with five slim windows fitted with roller blinds overlooking garden to front, a central focal point of the room is the Multi-fuel stove, wall lights, two central heating radiators, alcove with glass shelving, T.V. Aerial point and Sky connection, sliding doors fitted with curtain pole and curtains leads through to:
SUN ROOM – 3.50m x 3.40m
Bright room with windows on three elevations fitted with venetian blinds, curtain pole fitted, three velux windows, wooden bamboo flooring, central heating radiator, sunken spotlights, T.V aerial point.
KITCHEN/DINER – 5.40m x 4m
Large family entertaining Kitchen with a mixture of oak wall, base, drawer and larder units along with display units with under pelmet lighting, granite worksurface, double stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap with additional boiler tap, AEG single oven with mircrowave above, AEG induction hob with stainless steel Smeg extractor hood above, breakfast bar with cupboards below (will seat 6 comfortably), space for double American freezer, built-in dishwasher, two slim wall central heating radiators, electric heated towel rail, sunken spotlights, windows on two elevations, door to outside and sliding patio doors to decked area.
Entered via a lobby with fitted carpet, pendant light and smoke alarm, walk-in shelved storage cupboard.
EN-SUITE – SHOWER ROOM – 2m x 1.70m
Corner shower cubicle Aqua board walling and combi shower, wash-hand basin and W.C. set in vanity unit with storage cupboard and shelving, matching wall units above, shaver point and matching chrome accessories, extractor fan, recessed lighting, Aqua board ceiling with sunken spotlights, remainder of walls tiled, vinyl effected tiled flooring, heated towel rail, obscure window to rear
BEDROOM – 3.35m x 3.30m
Window to rear fitted with blind, curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, built-in wardrobes with mirrored doors, hanging rail and shelving, space for additional bedroom furniture, ceiling light, telephone point.
DINING ROOM – 4m x 3.55m
Window to front fitted with curtain pole and curtains with views towards the hills, continued oak flooring, central heating radiator, five-way chrome pendant light fitting, alcove with glass shelving and light. Oak balustrade with glass insert leads down to further accommodation.
SIDE ENTRANCE HALLWAY – 4.34m x 2.10m
Glazed door leads to side entrance, continued oak flooring, smoke alarm, central heating thermostat and heating control unit, two ceiling lights, understairs storage cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box, door through to side porch with round window and velux window, stairs to upper level.
Modern W.C. and wash-hand basin, continued oak flooring, Aqua board ceiling and walls, wall mirror, extractor fan.
BEDROOM 2 – 3.75m x 3.32m
Window to front fitted with roller blind, curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ceiling light, built-in single wardrobes either side of bed plus bed side cabinets, matching corner dressing table with drawers and mirror above, walk-in single wardrobe with hanging rail, shelving and side hooks.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM – 2.10m x 1.60m
Fully tiled room with bath with mixer tap, combi shower over with glass and chrome shower screen, W.C., wash-hand basin set in vanity unit with two drawers, mirrored medicine cabinet above, shaver point, extractor fan, tiled effect flooring boards, Aqua board ceiling with sunken spotlights. chrome heated towel rail.
UTILITY ROOM/BOOT ROOM – 4.70m x 3m
Modern wall and base units, worksurfaces, stainless steel and drainer with mixer tap, central heating boiler, plumbed for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, Aqua board walls and ceiling with sunken spotlights, extractor fan, smoke alarm, space for shoes, boots, coats etc, doors to rear and side.
Returning to the Hall. Carpeted staircase with oak balustrade and glass inserts leads to:
Fitted carpet, ceiling light, smoke alarm.
SHOWER ROOM – 1.75 x 3m
Modern suite comprising of corner shower cubicle with Aqua board and Mira Sport shower, Aqua board ceiling with sunken spotlights, tiled marble effect flooring boards, chrome heated towel rail, W.C. and wash-hand basin set in vanity unit with shelving, mirrored medicine cabinet, shaver point, extractor fan.
BEDROOM 3 (Left) – 4.34m x3m
Window to rear fitted with blind, curtain pole and curtains, two double wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving, space for additional bedroom furniture.
BEDROOM 4 (Right) – 4.34m x3.36m
Currently used as an office with arch window fitted with roller blind, curtain pole and curtains to front with fantastic views towards the Galloway Hills in the distance, separate velux window to side fitted with blinds, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, thermostat control, telephone point.
The villages of Kippford and nearby Rockcliffe form the premier residential coastal area in Dumfries and Galloway. Much of this area, is of outstanding natural beauty, so much so, that in September 2017 The Kippford Community Nature Reserve acquired numerous acreage of open land to enable them to develop a community Nature Reserve with access to all. Some of this land adjoins Auchenlea.
Kippford is a picturesque sailing village and a popular holiday destination four miles from Dalbeattie, which recently benefited from a newly built learning campus which brings together the Nursery, Primary and Secondary School all onto one shared site (Opened November 2017), as well as a full range of shops and services. A further 14 miles west lies Dumfries the County Town for the region and the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary which opened December 2017. The village of Kippford is home to the Solway Yacht Club and benefits from two hotels, which offer excellent food and accommodation, as well as a small shop, café, marine chandlery, public slipway and substantial moorings.
The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. There is good hill walking in nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well as the 7 Stanes mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. For walking enthusiasts there are many lovely walks in the area for all abilities including from Kippford to the village of Rockcliffe along the Jubilee Path, and coastal walks along the cliffs at Portling to Sandyhills where there is a pretty beach. There are other sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiast there is the nearby Championship course at Southerness, 11 miles away, and there are several other courses nearby including Kippford, Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas. The Solway Coast is popular with sailors and Kippford and Kirkcudbright have safe moorings. In addition Kirkcudbright is the local Artists town with a number of galleries offering a range of exhibitions throughout the year.
Communications to 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 M74 motorway network is 45 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 half hours drive to the north. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in less than 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 G.
The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band – D.
Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Oil fired central heating.
UPVC double glazed casement style windows along with double glazed velux 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.