Hewats are delighted to present to the market Barchuill, Memory Lane, Gatehouse of Fleet a detached two storey dwellinghouse with four bedrooms and four reception rooms, located down a quiet lane in the lovely conservation town of Gatehouse of Fleet. The Property benefits from a fantastic open aspect to the front looking out over the surrounding countryside and to the hills beyond.
Barchuill requires a degree of modernisation and offers any new purchaser/s the opportunity to stamp their own mark on the property and to further enhance what already exists. The home offers great potential for either multi-generation living, single family home, or to be used as a holiday investment property.
The Property sits on a good-sized private plot which is accessed by its own private driveway with ample off-street parking including a turning area. The garden ground surrounds the property and is laid to lawn to the side and front with mature planting, shrubbery, trees and is bounded by drystone walls, hedgerow and post and wire fencing giving you additional privacy and seclusion while bringing additional colour to the garden throughout the year.
The detached timber Garage with timber framed roof, is clad in corrugated sheets and the additional lean-to timber framed store is adjacent. A lean to Aluminium Greenhouse has been introduced and added onto the side extension of the property for those keen gardeners.
Barchuill was built circa 1900 with the addition of the single storey side extension added circa 1980. The main walls of the original dwellinghouse are of solid stone construction, externally rendered and internally lined, lath and plaster/plasterboard. The single storey side extension walls are of traditional cavity brick construction, 300 mm thick, externally rendered and internally plastered on the hard.
In total the property has an internal floor area of 236m2.
The Ground Floor Accommodation comprises of :
Entrance Vestibule, Shower room, Kitchen, Living Room, Bedroom, Dining Room, Sitting Room, Inner Hall and Conservatory.
The Entrance Vestibule gives assess through the property leading off to all the accommodation within this floor.
To the front of the property is a sizable sitting room with large picture window to front allowing for extra natural light and the ability to take in the breath-taking views out over the countryside. An addition to this room is the degree of flexibility within it’s use as it comes with an additional reading/study area.
The lounge and family dining room are adjacent and both rooms provide a great space for all the family to enjoy those precious gatherings or equally formal or informal dinner parties. Again, both rooms benefit from a large bay window to front with the same spectacular view over the countryside.
The Kitchen is accessed through the entrance hall and Inner hall for ease of flow and comprises of a range of wall and base units with glazed wooden corner display unit, stainless steel sink and double drainer, tile splash back, plumbed for dishwasher. A recessed tiled area provides room for the Aga. Currently installed is the electric free standing cooker for quick cooking. The room provides ample space for a informal family dining table and chairs. Access through the Kitchen leads to that all important utility room which houses the fridge/freezer with additional free standing kitchen appliances, plumbed washing machine, shelving and wash-hand basin.
The downstairs Shower Room is of good size and comprises of a white W.C and wash-hand basin, walk-in shower enclosure with half height Bi-Fold doors and shower curtain, an electric shower is in situ and the shower area is tiled for ease of maintenance. Additional heating within the room is provided by a wall mounted Dimplex heater.
Finally, the Conservatory is ample in size and lends itself to a quiet section of the home overlooking the mature garden.
The First floor accommodation comprises of :
A split landing giving you access to all 3 substantial sized Double Bedrooms along with the main family Bathroom.
Each of the three large double bedrooms are of a considerable size with high ceilings, they all offer ample space for that all important range of free standing furniture. Each room provides a great amount of natural light through the picture windows to front or side of the property. A feature within each bedroom is a recessed iron fireplace with painted wooded surround, and an additional wash-hand basin. Storage of garments come by the way of the built in wardrobes providing shelving and hanging rails.
The décor within the rooms is to neutral tones and provides the new home owner a blank canvas to work on.
The Family Bathroom is asking to be modernised and currently offers, a white bathroom suite comprises of a W.C, Mahogany Vanity unit housing large sink and separate bath with Electric Mira shower and bi-fold shower screen doors. The walls within the room are partial clad in wood and tiled around wash area.
Gatehouse offers a range of facilities including shops, hotels, a primary school, Doctor, Churches and sporting facilities. The surrounding area provides a broad range of country pursuits ranging from hiking and kayaking, fishing to bird watching, with beautiful country trails, pristine seaside walks and a range of other fantastic facilities. The A75 euro route offers easy access to the nearby towns of Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbright and the port of Stranraer which each offer their own unique facilities.
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
Band – Currently rated.
Band – E
Mains electricity, water and drainage. Gas central heating. Mixture of timber framed, single glazed sash and casement style windows and UPVC double glazed tilt and turn and casement style.
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.