Westbrae Cottage is a spacious semi-detached cottage, lying adjacent to the A75 trunk road, 6 miles from the County town of Dumfries. There are fantastic views to the rear over surrounding farmland and to the hills beyond.
The current owners have upgraded the property during their time of ownership, making this an ideal property for any prospective purchaser the opportunity to add their own furniture and begin a new life of comfortable living.
A tarmac driveway to the front and side of the property offers ample off-road parking. The garden to the front is laid to lawn.
A wrought iron gate gives access to the rear where there is a paved patio area outside the Kitchen, the remainder of the rear garden is laid to lawn. Wooden Garden shed. Outside lights. Outside water tap
The garden is bounded by timber and wire fencing and drystone walling.
The cottage was built approximately circa 1880 and is of solid stone construction, strapped and dry lined internally with plasterboard and roughcasted externally. The extension is of traditional cavity masonry construction and roughcasted externally. It has an internal floor area of 80m2.
All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.
INTERNAL viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate what this property has to offer.
PVC door with glazed panel gives access to:
Range of cream coloured “Shaker style” base and wall units, ceramic white sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, wood effect vinyl flooring, window to rear overlooking garden and to the adjoining farmland, electric single oven, Hotpoint electric induction hob with extractor hood above, electric storage heater, space for dining table and chairs, space for fridge/freezer, plumbed for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, strip light.
15 Paned glazed door through to:
Fitted carpet, electric storage heater, smoke alarm, hatch to partially floored attic with light by way of Ramsay type ladder, double cupboard with sliding doors, hanging rail and shelf and is also housing the hot water tank, telephone point, ceiling light.
Modern white suite comprising of corner shower cubicle with Mira Sport shower, wash-hand basin and W.C., window to side, tiled floor, Aqua board, white PVC clad ceiling with recessed spotlights, glass and chrome shelf, Dimplex wall heater, oak door.
Double room with two windows to front with curtain poles and curtains, fitted carpet, electric storage heater, ceiling light, oak door, built-in double wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving, T.V aerial point.
Window to front with stainless steel curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, oak door, T.V. aerial point, Dimplex wall heater, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.
Window to rear with fitted roller blind, ceiling light, fitted carpet, decorative shelving, oak door, electric storage heater, T.V. aerial point, telephone point.
Spacious but cosy room with window to front with curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, decorative drop pendant light, electric storage heater, T.V. aerial point.
Double 15 paned glazed doors through to:
Currently being used as a Family Room/Study, fitted carpet, decorative drop pendant light, curtain poles and curtains, two wrought iron wall lights, patio doors to outside.
Crocketford, previously a toll village known as Nine Mile Bar, is situated midway between Dumfries and Castle Douglas, being 9 miles to each town. The village was home to the Buchanites and retains much of its historic character. Amenities in the village itself include a shop/post office, hotel (The Galloway Arms), and Antique and Upholstery Business (Brass Tacks) as well as W. Johnstone and Sons, Plumbing and Heating Engineers along with the community village hall. The towns of Castle Douglas and Dumfries are easily accessible by car or by a regular local bus services.
Crocketford is surrounded by lovely countryside and rolling Galloway Hills. Auchenreoch Loch nearby offers a variety of water sports and rural cycle routes are directed around the surrounding villages. There are primary schools in the popular neighbouring villages of Shawhead and Springholm which are a few miles away, with local transport available.
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 boasts its own University and College Campus (University of the West of Scotland). The new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary which opened December 2017, which is located within a short drive of the property. There is a Railway Station located within Dumfries and there is a motorway link within a 23 mile radius, allowing you to travel north or south.
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. Private septic tank drainage.
Space heating provided by electric off-peak night storage heaters and wall mounted electric panel or fan heaters. UPVC framed double glazed casement or sash and case design windows.
Subject to negotiation.