Doon Cottage is an attractive two storey detached cottage located within the rural village of Twynholm. This property is well presented and tastefully decorated throughout and retains the country cottage feel without compromising on space. The rooms are well proportioned giving a good balance between reception and living accommodation on the ground floor with bedroom accommodation at first floor level. The cottage is complimented by a well sized but manageable front garden with parking to the rear.
Despite being central in Twynholm, this property commands a unique position within the village, being surrounded on three sides by countryside with views beyond to parts of the village and the hills in the distance. This property is currently used as a successful holiday let property but would also be a perfect home. The property has single glazed traditional sash and cash windows throughout with the exception of the front door which has recently been replaced and is double glazed.
Twynholm is an active community benefiting from a Primary School, Village Shop, Garage, Village Hall and 2 Pubs/Hotels. There is also a Chocolate Factory on the outskirts for those with a sweet tooth.
Twynholm is conveniently positioned just off the main A75 route East-West across Dumfries and Galloway. Wider amenities are available in Gatehouse of Fleet (6 miles), Castle Douglas (9 miles), Dumfries (25 miles) and Kirkcudbright (3.5 miles), with several coastal destinations being just a short drive.
Kirkcudbright is an attractive harbour town situated on the banks of the River Dee. Of historic and architectural interest with its ancient High Street, Tolbooth Arts Centre, Stewartry Museum . Long frequented by artists the town was home to the renowned artist, EA Hornel, one of the “Glasgow Boys”. Kirkcudbright is popular with tourists attracted by the well renowned galleries and maintains a flourishing colony of artists and craft workers which has led to it being called the “Artists’ Town”. Kirkcudbright enjoys a wide variety of mainly family owned shops, pubs, hotels and restaurants whilst offering a wide range of facilities including its own golf course, marina, swimming pool and an active summer festivities programme including its own jazz festival and tattoo.
ENTRANCE HALL 1.78m x 1.91m (5’10” x 6’03”)
Pleasant entrance hall benefiting from ample natural light from the front door window panes and landing skylight above. Pendant light. Wall mounted radiator. Gives access to dining/kitchen with sitting room, lounge and first floor accommodation. Overhead cupboard containing meters and fuse box. Ceramic floor tiling with built-in foot mat. Partial wood paneled wall covering.
DINING KITCHEN & SITTING ROOM
5.41m x 4.47m (17’09” x 14’07”) (at longest and widest and at axis)
The dining kitchen is open plan layout complimented by a sitting area. The kitchen units are laid out in a horseshoe configuration with stylish gloss cream units with solid Beech worktops. Stainless steel sink with right hand drainer, veg preparation area and mixer tap. Integral Zanussi oven and grill with four ring gas hob above. Zanussi freezer. Zanussi fridge. Integrated Bosch Dishwasher. Cleverly concealed under counter Servis washing machine. View to rear of property through traditional cottage window. Roller blind. Inset spotlights. Looking on from the kitchen is the dining area ideal for food preparation whilst entertaining. This flows nicely into a sitting room area giving outlook to the front garden. Telephone point. Wall mounted shelving. Wall mounted radiator. 2 pendant lights on wall mounted uplighter. Partially wood paneled wall giving traditional cottage feel. Ceramic floor tiles.
LOUNGE 4.46m x 2.87m (14’07” x 9’04”)
Spacious lounge perfect for a post dinner retreat or as a “cosy room”. The feature point is an open coal fire with cast iron decorative surround and tiled plinth. Outlook to the side of property and to the front garden. Wall mounted radiator. T.V. point. Partial wall wood paneling. Attractive lime wood door with traditional sneck.
First Floor Accommodation
LANDING 2.48m x 1.48m (8’01” x 4’10”)
(at longest and widest)
The landing is accessed from fitted carpeted stairwell leading from the entrance hall with handrail laid on. Skylight overhead. Gives access to two double bedrooms. One bathroom. Large storage cupboard housing gas Worcestershire central heating boiler. Into eaves shelving ideal for laundry storage. Pendant light.
BEDROOM 1 (Right) 2.93m x 4.54m (9’07” x 14’10”)
Spacious double bedroom with outlook over front garden with “quirky” low level port window to side giving outlook to the surrounding countryside and towards Twynholm village itself. Feature open fire hearth (not in working order) with wooden mantel surround. Wall mounted radiator. Pendant light. Ample power points. Fitted cream carpet.
BEDROOM 2 (Left) 4.54m x 2.90m (14’10” x 9’06”)
A further well-proportioned double bedroom with outlook to the front garden and countryside beyond. Fitted cream carpet. Central pendant light. Wall mounted radiator.
BATHROOM 2.46m x 2.96m (8’0” x 9’08”)
Good sized family bathroom with white wash hand basin, matching pedestal and cast iron bath. Over bath shower fitment. Wall mounted radiator. Hatch access to loft. Partial wall tiling. Outlook to front garden. Roller blind. Central trio spotlight fitment. Vinyl floor covering.
A single storey slated roof attached annex to side of the property is a useful storage area for coal, logs, bikes and outdoor furniture. Windows to side and rear. Earth stone flooring. Partial shelving.
Doon Cottage has a beautiful south facing front garden mainly laid to lawn and assorted mature shrubs and trees. The first part of the garden is laid to flat lawn ideal for al fresco dining or entertaining. The lower part of the garden is more mature and a perfect wilderness for children and adults alike to explore. The property is bounded by fencing and well-kept beech hedging. The rear of the property is tarred with ample space for a number of vehicles parked off road.
The property is currently a successful holiday cottage and is subject to Business Rates. If the property was returned to residential use, the Council Tax Band would be D.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is a Band E 49
The agents assume that the subjects are served by mains water, mains electricity, mains gas and mains drainage but no guarantee can be given at this stage.
Subject to negotiation.
A home report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on 0141 338 6222 or by simply logging on to www.onesurvey.org
The property is presently run as a holiday let business. More details can be found on the following links:-