A spacious 5 bedroom architect designed detached property set in the idyllic hamlet of Colvend in a good sized plot ideally situated between Dalbeattie to the north and the Solway Coast to the south. Approximately 1 mile from Sandyhills beach and Colvend Golf Course, the features an integrated garage, swimming pool and gym on the ground floor, ample accommodation on the first floor and a recently refurbished flat/annexe which has been used as a successful holiday rental. The property should be viewed to be fully appreciated.
Raithwaite is located within a small community of houses on the eastern extremity of Colvend backing onto surrounding hillside and close to Dalbeattie Forest. Located approximately 1 mile from Sandyhills beach and close to Rockcliffe and the sailing village of Kippford, it is ideally suited for those seeking a peaceful location to enjoy the many outdoor activities nearby. Thesen include excellent woodland and coastal walks, the highly regarded 7 Stanes Bike Trails, the RSPB’s Nature Reserve at Mersehead and a variety of golf courses, from the 9 hole par three course at Kippford, the 18 hole course at Colvend itself or the highly acclaimed Championship Links Course at Southerness.
Colvend itself is an active community and has a well-regarded Primary School, village shop, café and church. Further information can be found on the www.colvendcommunity.co.uk website.
The recently refurbished annex/flat within the property waspreviously used as a successful holiday rental by the present owner.
HOW TO GET THERE
From Dumfries on the southern outskirts of the town take the A710 coast road. Proceed on this road through New Abbey, Kirkbean, Mainsriddle, Caulkerbush and Sandyhills, past Colvend Golf Course and beyond the junction for Portling, on the right hand side before a group of houses, turn right and follow the road for approximately 300 yards. Raithwaite presents as the second property on the right-hand side.
From Dalbeattie on the western extremity of the town take the A710 coast road. Proceed on this road through the village of Colvend and at the last house on the left-hand side take the road to the left and follow it for approximately 300 yards. Raithwaite presents as the second property on the right-hand side.
The first floor accommodation is accessed via a staircase leading to the front door of the main property and to the annex/flat.
VESTIBULE/LIBRARY 3.96m x 2.74m (13’11” x 9’01”)
This large area at the entrance could be put to a variety of uses including as an office space/study or as a library. Presently laid out in laminate flooring. Radiator. Large paned uPVC windows looking out to the front garden. Tongue and groove ceiling with spotlights. Built-in bookcases to one side. Obscured paned double French doors leading to the internal hallway.
INNER HALLWAY (“T” shaped) 4.87m x 2.13m (16’00” x 7’02”)
This spacious internal hallway leads off to the bedrooms, living room/kitchen and the stairwell to the ground floor.
The kitchen/dining and living area are effectively merged into one large open plan area separated by a breakfast bar. The spacious kitchen/dining area measures 13’00 x 15’11”. Large paned double glazed windows looking out to the rear patio area. Ample cupboard and drawer space throughout. Logik integrated cooker and grill with Neff hob and Elica extractor above. Radiator. Space for washing machine and dishwasher under the counter. Spotlights. Tiled splashbacks on two sides. Space for under counter freezer and large fridge-freezer.
Through the kitchen the living room is laid out in an “L” shape (26’03” x 10’05”) and (17’10” x 12’10”). Laid out in carpet. Two radiators. Wood burning stove with stone hearth and feature stone chimney breast. Curtain rails. T.V. point. Telephone point.
BEDROOM 1 3.65m x 2.74m (12’10” x 9’09”)
Laid out in carpet, four mirrored built-in wardrobes, radiator, and double glazed windows overlooking the side garden
BEDROOM 3 4.87m x 3.96m (16’09” x 13’00”)
Laid out in carpet. Radiator. Two large paned double glazed windows looking out to the rear garden. Quadruple mirrored built-in wardrobes. Dressing room to the side (measuring in total 9’00” x 5’00”) containing sink (previously contained a shower and W.C so plumbing for these may be available). Laminate flooring. Sink. Obscure paned double glazed windows to the side. Fitted mirror. Storage drawers on two sides. Radiator.
BEDROOM 2 5.79m x 0.91m (19’08” x 3’06”)
Laid out in carpet. Radiator. Two large paned double glazed windows to the side. Quadruple wooden built-in wardrobes.
BATHROOM 3.24m x 2.77m
Large family bathroom featuring shower, towel rail, built-in W.C. and wash-hand basin and storage cupboards. Four obscure paned double glazed windows to the side, built-in mirrors. Bath with Jacuzzi function.
SUNROOM 2.74m x 1.52m (9’07” x 5’03”)
This bright room overlooks the side and rear garden is accessed via the kitchen. Radiator. uPVC windows to two and a half sides. Doorway leading to staircase and rear patio area.
Accessed via the front staircase the annex contains:
ANNEX/FLAT KITCHEN 3.04m x 1.82m (10’02” x 6’03”)
Laid out in dark slate style linoleum. Recently installed kitchen with worktops, stainless steel sink and drainer. Integral Logik oven and hob. Space for under counter fridge and washing machine. Treble paned uPVC windows looking out to the front garden. Tiled splash-back above counter cupboards. Radiator.
ANNEX/FLAT SITTING ROOM or BEDROOM 4
4.26m x 3.04m (14’10” x 10’05”)
Treble paned uPVC windows to front garden. Radiator. Laid out in carpet. Curtain rail. This room could feature as a fourth bedroom or as a sitting room if the annex were to be used as a holiday rental or flat.
ANNEX/FLAT BEDROOM (BEDROOM 5)
3.04m x 2.74m (10’05” x 9’09”)
Laid out in carpet. Treble uPVC windows looking off to the rear. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes with shelving and rail.
ANNEX/FLAT BATHROOM 1.94m x 1.85m
Laid out in linoleum flooring. Marble-effect tiles on two and a half sides. Radiator. Obscured double paned uPVC windows to the rear. Bath. Over bath shower. Shower screen. W.C. Wash-hand basin.
Off the internal hallway a wooden staircase leads to a downstairs landing.
OFFICE / GYM 3.65m x 2.74m (12’03” x 9’02”)
Off the downstairs landing is the room currently used as a gym but which has been used as a bedroom and would also be suitable as an office. Laminate flooring. Tongue and groove walls. Large UPVC Bronzed pane windows overlooking the front garden/drive.
LESUIRE ROOM 7.92m x 7.92m (26’02” x 26’02”)
The swimming pool, although unused for some time, offers excellent potential for either re-use as a swimming pool or as a substantial addition to the property’s already ample living space. Laid out in tiles. Radiator. Thermostatic Control. Large paned uPVC bronzed windows to the front and uPVC large paned door leading on to the patio area.
The shower room serves the swimming pool and features a W.C., wash-hand basin, shower, and radiator. Laid out in laminate flooring.
INTEGRATED DOUBLE GARAGE (26’04” x 17’00”)
Concrete flooring. Lighting. Electricity. Side storage area. Shelving.
Garden area to the side and rear featuring mature shrubs providing privacy from neighbouring properties. Patches of mature shrubs and Rhododendron bushes in the garden. Large mature trees. Greenhouse. Small pond. Oil storage tank in the garden. Side patio area. External staircase leading to the first floor.
The Council Tax Band relating to this property is G.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING
The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is a Band E
The agents assume that the subjects are served by mains water, mains electricity, drainage to septic tank but no guarantee can be given at this stage.
Subject to negotiation
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