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Bengairn, 56 Academy Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1EE

Offers over £188,000

Perfect for the growing family

Bengairn, 56 Academy Street, Castle Douglas, DG7 1EE

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Bengairn, 56 Academy Street, Castle Douglas is a spacious 4 bedroom two storey detached house with a lovely mature garden to the rear. It is situated within walking distance of the Town Centre and all other amenities. 

The property has well proportioned sized rooms over two floors, offering any new purchaser a great deal of flexibility for a modern day family.

The house occupies a good sized rectangular shaped site. To the front the garden is bounded by a low wall with painted wrought iron railings to both the left and right hand sides. There is a small painted wrought iron gate gives access to the pathway that leads to the front door. The garden to the front is laid to gravel for ease of maintenance with mature shrubs. 

There is a further painted wrought iron gate that gives access to a paved pathway that runs along the right hand gable end of the house and leads round to the rear. 

Steps lead down from the back door to a paved patio area which is immediately to the rear of the property. Further steps with painted handrails lead down to the remaining part of the well established garden that is of a good size and is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees and shrubs offering a variety of colour throughout the year.  The rear garden is bounded by reconstituted stone and block walls, timber fencing and hedgerow. Outside light. Outside water tap. External box fixed to back wall housing gas meter. 

The left hand gable is on the boundary of the adjoining property.


Detached store of reconstituted stone construction with a flat roof with felt covering. Internal floor – 4m² or thereby.

The house was built approximately circa 1900 and is of solid brick construction and roughcasted externally. The walls of the extension are of cavity brick construction, roughcasted and part rendered externally. It has an internal floor area of 133m2.

INTERNAL viewing is highly recommended.

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

Accommodation comprises:

UPVC door with nine obscure glazed panels gives entry to:


Spacious entrance way with fitted carpet, central heating radiator, under stairs cupboard with light, thermostat control, smoke alarm, telephone point, cupboard housing electric meter and consumer unit, stairs to upper floor. 


Picture window to front fitted with curtain pole and curtains, raised marble fireplace with Living Flame coal effect gas fire, ceiling light fitting, two wall lights,fitted carpet, central heating radiator, T.V. aerial point, telephone point. 

LOUNGE (multi- function room)

Picture window to front fitted with curtain pole and curtains,recessed alcove with light and cupboard below, cupboard with louvred doors with hanging rail and shelving. Fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting, Sliding door leads through to Rear Hall and downstairs Shower Room. 


Fitted carpet, UPVC door with glazed panel leads to outside. 


Decorative wash-hand basin (Note: this item will be replaced), W.C., tiled shower area with combi shower, track and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, mirror medicine cabinet, wall mirror, shaver point, cupboard housing wall mounted Worcester 28 Si II’ gas fired combi boiler, carbon monoxide detector,  windows on two elevations fitted with venetian blinds. 


Spacious family kitchen fitted with a range of oak effect wall, base and display units, under pelmet lighting and slimline wine rack, integrated dishwasher, integrated four ring gas hob with extractor hood above, integrated double oven, space for fridge/freezer, 1½ sink and drainer, painted tongue and groove panels, tiled splashbacks, central heating radiator, sunken spotlights, hard wearing carpet flooring, large window to rear overlooking rear garden fitted with roller blind, sliding door to Rear Hall. 

Returning to the Entrance Hall, stairs leads to split level landing with dome roof light to allow the natural light to flood in:


Fully tiled room with white suite comprising of bath, wash-hand basin and W.C.,decorative bath accessories, slim line cream medicine cabinet, obscure window to side fitted with venetian blind, fitted carpet,central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting.


Large double room with picture window to rear fitted with curtain pole, ample space for freestanding bedroom furniture, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, telephone point.

BEDROOM 2        

Single room with window to rear fitted with curtain track and curtains, storage cupboards with shelving, central heating radiator, ceiling light fitting. 

BEDROOM 3       

A further double sized room with large window to front fitted with curtain pole, the room benefits from a range of fitted storage cupboards, one with a half mirrored door and the others with shelving, fitted carpet, central heating radiator.


Double room with large window to front fitted with curtain pole and curtains, fitted cupboards and wardrobes with louvred doors with hanging rail and shelving, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, telephone point, ceiling light fitting.


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. 


By contacting Hewats the Selling Agents, our contact details can be located at the front of the sales brochure.

COUNCIL TAX BAND   Currently Band – E.

EPC     The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band – E.


Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.

Gas central heating. Mostly UPVC double glazed casement style windows with an additional single glazed timber casement window in the Shower Room, metal skylight window to the landing cupboard and a plastic roof dome in the extension Landing. 


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

ENTRY   Subject to negotiation.




Entrance Hall
(12.7ft x 6.1ft)
(14.1ft x 11.8ft)
Sitting Room/Dining Room
(14.3ft x 11ft)
Family Kitchen
(12.7ft x 10.3ft)
Rear Hall
(6.4ft x 3.6ft)
Shower Room
(10.3ft x 6.6ft)
Upstairs - Landing
(7.4ft x 6.2ft)
Bedroom 1
(14.8ft x 12.1ft)
Bedroom 2
(9.5ft x 7ft)
Bedroom 3
(11.5ft x 11.2ft)
Bedroom 4
(11.5ft x 10.7ft)
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