Hewats are delighted to present The Craig, 44 Abercromby Road, Castle Douglas to the market. This is an impressive detached two storey Villa situated within good sized garden grounds, located to the west of the Town Centre and is convenient for all local amenities. The Golf Course is only a two minute walk away. The property has outstanding views over the adjoining fields and to the hills beyond.
The current owner have carried out a number of additions and improvements during their time of ownership. It has well appointed and versatile accommodation spread over two floors making it an ideal business opportunity or a great growing family home.
Double wrought iron gates gives access to a tarmac driveway that leads to the garage and to the rear of the property, thus offering parking for several cars.
The garden to the rear is laid to lawn with mature trees and a flower border with mature shrubs and planting. There is a paved/decking area with awing, ideal area for sitting out and making it an great additional outdoor entertainment area and for that “alfresco” dining. A pathway to the side also gives access to the rear. Wood store. Wooden garden shed.
To the front there is a gravelled pathway that leads to the front door. The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and plants offering a variety of colour throughout the year.
Outside lights. Outside water tap. External Gas Meter.
Single with partitioned storage compartment to the rear with a combined gross internal floor area of 25 m2. The walls are of concrete sectional panel construction, and the steel trussed pitched roof is clad with metal profile sheeting. Flock material has been applied to the underside of the roof sheeting as a basic anti condensation measure.
The garden grounds are mostly bounded by brick walls but the front boundary comprises of sandstone walls with decorative metal railings.
The Craig was built circa 1900 and is of solid sandstone construction. The walls of the rear extension are of solid brick construction and the shower room which has been the most recent addition to the house is of cavity block/brick construction, all which are pointed externally. It has an internal floor area of 273m2.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.
INTERNAL viewing is a must to capture and appreciate what this property has to offer.
Traditional wooden door with glazed fanlight panel above gives access to:
Decorative tiled floor, electric meter, fuse box, ceiling light.
Decorative half glazed panelled door and half glazed side panels leads to:
A welcoming entrance with carpeted staircase with wooden balustrade leads to upper floor, newly fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ornate cornicing, ceiling light, understair storage cupboard with light, telephone point, coat hooks, central heating control panel, smoke alarm, emergency light unit.
Lovely formal room with large windows to front with wooden panel surrounds, fitted with curtain track, curtains and roller blinds, wooden floorboards, central heating radiator, attractive wooden fire surround, ornate cornicing, picture rail, smoke alarm.
Fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ornate cornicing, picture rail, electric Belling fire, telephone point, T.V. aerial point, ceiling light, smoke alarm, two wall lights, UPVC glazed door fitted blinds leads out to decking/patio area with electric awning. NOTE: The curtains in this room are excluded from the sale.
Modern suite comprising of wash-hand basin with cupboard below, tiled splashback, wall mirror above, W.C., fully tiled double shower cubicle with Mira Excel shower, two lights, extractor fan, vinyl flooring, tall central heating radiator, velux window.
Spacious and bright room with large bay window to front fitted with curtain track, curtains, pelmet and roller blinds, ornate cornicing, picture rail, fitted carpet, T.V. aerial point, open fire with attractive wooden surround, tiled inlay and hearth, two wall lights, central heating radiator.
Range of wall and base units, tiled splashbacks, 1½ stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, Gas AGA with extractor hood above, space for dishwasher, two strip lights, pulley, central heating radiator, tiled effect flooring, space for table and chairs, two tall windows to side fitted with roller blinds and low net curtains. Note: The current owners uses a section of this room as a home office.
Obscure glazed door through to:
Storage cupboards, tiled effect flooring, central heating radiator, Bosch Infra Red four ring hob, Belling Formula 3 extractor hood above, ceiling light, fuse box, UPVC door to outside/drive and window with roller blind and low net curtain. NOTE: The high gloss free standing storage units may not be included in the sale.
Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, plumbed for automatic washing machine, space for large chest freezer, ceiling light, large storage/airing cupboard with shelving, Worcester central heating boiler, stone floor, carbon monoxide detector, half obscure window to side/drive.
Wooden latched door through to:
Base and wall units, ceiling light, stone floor, roof light, hot water tank, Pre heat water solar unit, door to outside.
W.C., wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, ceiling light, coat hooks, shelving.
Returning to the main hall.
Newly fitted carpet, arched window overlooking decked/patio area, rear garden and to the hills beyond.
Door to left to leads to a separate annex area. Ideal space for a growing teenager or as a home office.
Stairs lead up to:
Fitted carpet. Velux window, central heating radiator, telephone point.
W.C., wash-hand basin, part tiled, round wall mirror, shaver light, heated towel rail, fitted carpet, extractor fan, ceiling light.
Window to side fitted with venetian blinds, curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ceiling light, small access to roof void.
Open plan through to:
Window to side fitted with venetian blinds, curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, stainless steel round basin with mixer tap with drawer unit, smoke detector, ceiling light.
Returning to the half landing. Continue up the stairs to:
Newly fitted carpet, decorative cornicing and mouldings, emergency light unit, smoke alarm.
Good sized double with window to rear fitted with curtain track, curtains and roller blind, newly fitted carpet, central heating radiator, smoke alarm, four way chrome spotlight unit, cornicing, beech effect built-in wardrobes with hanging rail, shelving, drawers and cupboards above, mirror, T.V. aerial point and power connection, separate built-in wardrobe with sliding obscure patterned glazed doors with hanging rail and shelving, wash-hand basin with mirror and shaver point/light above. SEPARATE TOILET – W.C. extractor fan, vinyl flooring, shelving.
Large windows to front fitted with curtain track, curtains and pelmet, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, T.V. aerial point, decorative cornicing, smoke alarm, ceiling light.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Walk-in shower enclosure with shower (fed from Hot Water tank in attic), Aqua board, W.C., wash-hand basin set in vanity unit with mirror and shaver light above, heated towel rail, fitted carpet, extractor fan, shelf, ceiling light.
Large window to front fitted with curtain track and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, cornicing, smoke alarm, wash-hand basin set in vanity unit with tiled splashback, mirror and shaver point/light above.
Lovely spacious Master Bedroom with bay window to front fitted with curtain track, curtains and pelmet, painted wood panelling, decorative cornicing, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, smoke alarm, ceiling light, T.V. aerial point, wall lights, built-in wardrobes with one mirrored door, hanging rail and shelving, display shelving and cupboards above.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Walk-in shower enclosure with Mira Sport shower, Aqua board, W.C., wash-hand basin with mirror and shaver light above, part tiled, heated towel rail, fitted carpet, extractor fan, shelf, spotlight above shower, ceiling light
Obscure glazed window to side with storage area below, fully tiled comprising of white suite of bath with shower over, glazed panel and shower curtain, W.C., wash-hand basin with mirror and shaver point/light above, fitted carpet, heated towel rail, extractor fan, hatch to roof void with ramsay type ladder.
Large window to side fitted with curtain track, curtain and pelmet, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, wash-hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboard below, tiled area around, towel rail, mirror and shaver point/light above, space for freestanding wardrobes, smoke alarm, ceiling light.
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 G.
EPC – The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band – D.
Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
Gas central heating. UPVC double glazed casement style windows and double glazed rooflights. There is also a single glazed metal skylight window in the Store Room.
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.