7 Douglas Crescent is a well-presented home enjoying a peaceful location on a cul-de-sac in the friendly community of Gelston. The property benefits from oil-fired central heating, full uPVC double glazing and is well-appointed with a lovely fitted kitchen. To the front there are views through the trees opposite the property to
adjacent fields, and to the rear across gardens to the hills. The slate sculptures in the garden are a most unusual and attractive feature.
Gelston Primary School sits at the entrance to Douglas Crescent, and Gelston also benefits from a village hall. Further facilities are available in Castle Douglas which is approximately 3 miles away.
Castle Douglas is a thriving Galloway market town lying approximately 18 miles south-west of Dumfries and enjoying an enviable range of shops and other facilities in the town now promoted as a “Food Town”.
The Dumfries and Galloway region is renowned for its beautiful countryside will rolling pastures divided by stone dykes and woodland with a rugged coastline. Benefiting from the Gulf Stream the general climate is mild and there are consequently many beautiful gardens nearby including the National Trust Gardens at Threave.
HALL 4.60m x 1.97m (15’01” x 6’05”)
A uPVC double glazed exterior door with patterned glass panel gives access to the hall, and there is further natural light through an obscure glazed panel to the side. Stairs to first floor accommodation, natural wood finishes, radiator, carpet. Understairs cupboard with electric light, coat hooks, vinyl floor, and space for general storage and for a tumble dryer with venting to the exterior.
SITTING ROOM 4.41m x 3.76m (14’5” x 12’04”)
Flame effect gas fire (bottled gas) set over a polished stone hearth with polished stone mantel over. To one side of the fire is a builtin unit for housing television and related equipment, with display shelving above. Window with outlook across front garden to the fields opposite, radiator with thermostatic control, carpet, curtains.
KITCHEN/DINER 5.86m x 2.39m (19’02” x7’09”)
The fully fitted kitchen incorporates full height built-in fridge/freezer, Neff double oven and grill, Neff four burner ceramic hob with built-in cooker hood over, one and a half drainer sink with mixer tap set beneath the window with a pleasant outlook down the back garden. Tiled splashbacks. There is space and plumbing for a washing
machine and ample storage. One of the cupboards conceals the Worcester Heatslave 15/19 oil central heating boiler. Four recessed spotlights, vinyl floor, vertical window blinds.
The dining part of the room has space for a table, radiator with thermostatic control, display shelving, and a full height built-in storage cupboard. A uPVC back door with obscure glazed panel opens from this area to the rear garden, and there is vinyl flooring to match the kitchen.
First floor accommodation:
A carpeted stair to match the hall leads to the first floor landing which has natural light from a side facing window and a hatch over to attic space.
SHOWER ROOM 2.95m x 1.61m (9’07” x 5’03”)
Generous shower cabinet with bi-fold doors housing a mixer shower and with tiled splashbacks. Wash hand basin set into wooden cupboard providing storage beneath. Toilet. Water resistant paneling to three of the walls and wooden paneling to the lower part of the fourth wall to match the built-in cupboard. Obscure glazed
window facing rear, extractor fan, radiator with thermostatic control, towel rail, recessed ceiling lights. This room is large enough for a bath if preferred.
MAIN BEDROOM 4.17m x 2.94m (13’8” x 9’7”)
A lovely bright room with two rear facing windows which enjoy an outlook across gardens and the roofs of neighbouring properties to surrounding countryside. Radiator with thermostatic control, carpet, curtains.
SECOND DOUBLE BEDROOM
3.91m x 2.55m) (12’10” X 8’4”)
With front facing window, radiator with thermostatic control, carpet, curtains.
BEDROOM 3 2.96m x 2.23m (9’9” x 7’3”)
Front facing window, radiator with thermostatic control, built-in shelved cupboard, carpet, curtains.
The house sits slightly higher than the road enhancing the privacy. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with bedding areas around, whilst to the front right is a rockery area with juniper and a slate sculpture. To the side of the house is a paved area for parking with a further area of gravel, and an additional slate sculpture here.
Continuing up the side of the house there is a narrow bedding area retained by a drystone dyke. To the rear of the house there is a block paved area adjacent to the
back door. The garden itself is at a slightly higher level with attractive drystone dyke retaining it. Four steps lead up to the garden and there is a paved patio area, with a paved path continuing down one side of the garden. There are two areas of lawn, two greenhouses, and a shed included in the sale.
The Council Tax Band relating to this property is B.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is Band E.
The agents assume that the subjects are served by mains water, mains electricity, and mains drainage but no guarantee can be given
at this stage. The central heating is oil fired, and the living room fire uses bottled gas.
Early entry available.