“LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN”
Mallaig, Barcloy Road, Rockcliffe is a detached 3 bedroomed dwellinghouse, with bright, spacious and well proportioned accommodation, located within the much sought after coastal village of Rockcliffe, with lovely views to front overlooking the Solway Firth in the distance. There is a local bus route service between Dalbeattie and Dumfries via Rockcliffe and Kippford.
The property sits within an elevated position of mature garden grounds. There is a gravelled driveway to the side that offers ample off-road parking. to the front there is a raised decked area that runs the full length of the property, an ideal entertaining and relaxation space and to enjoy the views and those spring/summer evenings. Steps leads down to the vast lawned area. The garden is bounded by fencing and stone dykes. External electric meter.
Mallaig would make an ideal holiday home or as a buy to let/rental investment. It was built circa 1950 and is of cavity brick construction, rendered externally with reconstituted stone features. It has an internal floor area of 65m2 excluding attic room.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.
INTERNAL viewing is a highly recommend to appreciate the peaceful location and the lovely views.
Half glazed stable styled door to the side gives access to:
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/LOUNGE/DINER
Kitchen – 3.28m x 1.95m
Entrance stable door, the kitchen is fitted with a range of white wall and base units, 1½ stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, built-in single dishwasher, double electric oven with infra red hob and extractor hood above, tiled splashback, space for fridge/freezer, vinyl flooring, ceiling light.
Lounge/Diner – 4.33m x 3.28m
Open plan in design with a warm and welcoming feeling supplied by a wood burning stove set in recessed area with slate hearth, patio doors with side windows allows natural light to fill the space and additional decking area from the patio doors allows all parties to enjoy one another’s company whether you are inside or out. The room has ceiling mouldings, wooden floor, electric storage heater, log burner, telephone point, fitted curtain pole and curtains.
BEDROOM 1 – 3.22m x 3.03m
Double Room with Double aspect windows to rear and side fitted with roman blinds, wooden floor, ceiling light, electric convector heater.
BEDROOM 2/LOUNGE – 3.23m x 3.05m
Bright and airy room with windows to front and side both fitted by roman blinds and with enjoy views over the front garden and the hills beyond. wooden floors, ceiling light. T.V. aerial point. Please note: The Attic informal room is accessed from this room by way of wooden folding ladder.
BEDROOM 3 – 3.22m x 3.11m
Tranquil Double room with dual windows, front and side fitted with roman blinds, ceiling light, wooden floor, recessed shelving, convector heater, cupboard housing fuse box, electric
TOILET – 2.00m x 1.04m
White W.C. and wash-hand, extractor fan, ceiling light, wooden floor, window to side.
BATHROOM/UTILITY AREA – 3.22m x 1.82m
Double aspect obscure windows to side and rear, white suite comprising of bath with Mira Combi shower and bi-fold glass and chrome shower screen, aqua board fitted around bath area, wash-hand basin with tiled splashback and W.C. wooden floor, wall mirror, ceiling light. electric towel rail, Shelved cupboard housing hot water tank, central heating control, plumbed for automatic washing machine.
ATTIC ROOM – 7.52m x 2.92m
Informal additional room which can be used for a multi number of functions. Currently used as a bedroom, it can sleep up to four people. The space allows for a single bed, double bed and a futon. Accessed via a Ramsay type ladder from Lounge, two velux roof windows, tongue and groove paneling, two wall lights and ample space for storage.
Rockcliffe is a small hamlet situated on the Solway Coast, the centre of a highly regarded rural and holiday area. It has a Hotel and restaurant, church and a quaint Coffee and Craft Shop. It is half a mile from the village of Colvend which offers excellent amenities including a primary school, a well stocked general store, restaurant, community hall and church and mobile post office, bank and library. An abundance of excellent walking tracks surround the area. Dalbeattie Forest approximately two miles away, are home to the 7Stanes cycle tracks. Golfers are also well catered for in the area with courses available at Kippford and Colvend just a five minute drive away, while Dalbeattie and the Championship course at Southerness are both within easy reach. A full range of town amenities can be found in “The Granite Town” of Dalbeattie, approximately four miles away, including supermarkets, secondary schooling, library and health centre. There are various National Trust for Scotland coastal walks within the vicinity of Mallaig.
Communications to the area are very good. There are railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie and the M74 motorway network can be reached in about 45 minutes by road. There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about 1½ hours drive north, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in less than 2 hours.
Dumfries, the County Town for the region offers a good selection of various supermarkets, other retail facilities and a variety of local amenities and leisure activities, Dumfries also boosts its own University and Campus (University of the West of Scotland). The new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary which opened December 2017.
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 D.
Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Space heating provided by electric off-peak night storage heaters and wall mounted electric panel or fan heaters. Most of the windows are UPVC framed double glazed casement style with the exception of one of the bedrooms which is powder coated aluminium framed with timber sub-frame.
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.
From Dalbeattie follow the A710 towards Dumfries. On entering the village of Colvend turn right towards Rockcliffe. Carry on along this road past the Church. Mallaig is situated on the Barcloy Road, 2nd turning on right.
There is potential for development within the grounds of Mallaig subject to appropriate planning consents being obtained. The selling agents and the seller have made no enquiries in this regard and gives no guarantees.