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5 Bedroom Terraced Townhouse in the heart of Gatehouse of Fleet

21 High Street

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21 High Street

Guide Price £255,000
Gatehouse of Fleet

Key Features

  • Private garden
  • Central heating
  • Attractive Garden
  • Below Home Report valuation
  • Enclosed / Walled Garden
  • Fireplace / Stove
  • Garden, Private
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Loft Insulation
  • Stone Built

Description

21 High Street is a substantial terraced town house, built of granite and whinstone and dating back to the end of the 18th century; its history mirrors that of Gatehouse itself with early ownership including a mason, a weaver, a cartwright and a baker. The property offers considerably more accommodation than is apparent from the street, a converted former bakery having been incorporated into the accommodation already available and enhancing significantly the property’s attractions. With 5 bedrooms and 3 living rooms, plus dining kitchen, the property offers spacious and flexible accommodation and a delightful private garden. The property benefits from good natural light and good-sized, well-proportioned rooms throughout.

Since purchasing in 2008, the present owners have had considerable work carried out to the house including: Re-wiring of the whole property; the installation of a new combi gas boiler; re-slating of the roof to the rear section of the property; re-roofing the flat roofs of the dining room, en-suite ground floor shower room and the external brick built store; replacement hardwood windows in the dining room and the en-suite shower room; complete re-pointing of the front of the building and the chimneys.

All carpets and fitted floor coverings are included in the sale.

Gatehouse of Fleet is an active community and benefits from many local amenities, such as a primary school, Health Centre, pharmacy, shops, solicitors and accountants, library and hotels. The wider area includes many beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coves within easy reach, and dramatic inland scenery, with magnificent hills, glens, lochs and woodland. In Gatehouse there are active sports clubs (e.g, bowling, snooker, golf and tennis) and a wide variety of outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed in the area, including sailing, golf, cycling, hill walking and horse-riding. The area is rich in wildlife and the property is a few minutes’ walk from the Cally Woods section of the Galloway Forest Park which is the UK’s first designated Dark Sky Park. The Bakehouse, the Mill on the Fleet and the Parish Church host varied annual cultural programmes.

OUTSIDE

REAR COURTYARD (4.60m x 4.33m) (15’1 x 14’2”)
The door from the rear vestibule opens to a fully enclosed courtyard providing a useful outdoor space. Full height, brick built, deep store housing the electric meters and providing useful storage. Wooden low level shed suitable as a bike store. A door from the rear courtyard opens to a passageway leading to the rear garden.

GARDEN
This passage leads to the large, enclosed and very sunny garden, which can also be accessed from the main sitting room. A natural stone crazy-paved and gravelled patio area leads to shallow stone steps to the main garden which is bordered by a wall and hedge and has a large lawn, well-established and well-stocked bedding areas planted with a range of flowers, shrubs, trees and grasses. At the end of the garden is a useful brick built outbuilding with a pyramid shaped pitched roof, and two wooden sheds. Beyond the garden is the Mill Lade which originally provided power for the Mill on the Fleet. The garden enjoys rich birdlife.

Plans

Interior

Hall
2.89
x
1.73
(9.5ft x 5.7ft)
Twin panelled wooden outer doors and an obscure glazed inner door give access to the hall. Carpet. Smoke alarm. Door to stair leading to upper floors. Door off to:-
W.C.
2.77
x
1.24
(9.1ft x 4.1ft)
With front facing window and containing W.C. And wash hand basin. Coat hooks. Vinyl floor.
Front Sitting Room
5.12
x
3.79
(16.8ft x 12.4ft)
A pleasant room with extensive book shelves. Sash and case window to the front. Radiator with thermostatic control. Carpet. A door from the rear of this room leads to:-
Rear Vestibule
1.68
x
1.04
(5.5ft x 3.4ft)
Double glazed uPVC door opening to enclosed courtyard. Opening to dining kitchen. Built-in under-stair cupboard.
Kitchen / Dining Room
5.26
x
3.89
(17.3ft x 12.8ft)
Bright room with double glazed window facing towards the rear courtyard and sash and case window to the front. The kitchen area is fully fitted with floor and wall units with a laminate work surface and incorporates a Hotpoint 4 burner gas hob and Hotpoint double oven and grill. Space and plumbing for washing machine, ample space for fridge freezer. To the front of the room is a good-sized dining area, and a full height, shelved cupboard containing the gas meter. Deep window ledges to both kitchen and dining areas. Extractor fan. Radiator. Carpet. A cupboard houses the Worcester Greenstar 30 Cdi Combination gas central heating boiler.
Dining Room
4.63
x
3.22
(15.2ft x 10.6ft)
Accessed through a further door from the rear of the front sitting room. Currently used as a music room/study, this room was previously used as a dining room. Double glazed wooden window. Radiator with thermostatic control. Carpet. A further door from the rear of this room leads through to:-
Main Sitting Room
4.79
x
4.50
(15.7ft x 14.8ft)
This large, bright room benefits from natural light through a double glazed, deep-silled window facing towards the courtyard, tall, deep-silled sash and case window and glazed panel door offering lovely views down the rear garden. A central feature of the room is the working open fire set in brick with granite surround over a black tiled hearth and with wooden mantel. Shelved built-in cupboard. 2 radiators with thermostatic controls, carpet.
Double Bedroom
4.6
x
2.88
(15.1ft x 9.4ft)
Accessed from the main living room, this bright double bedroom also has a tall, deep-silled sash and case window and again enjoys a lovely view down the garden. Further natural light is provided by a window facing towards the courtyard. Full height built-in wardrobes with hanging space and shelving provide extensive storage. Further built-in cupboard with shelving. Radiator with thermostatic control, carpet. Hatch over to attic space.
En Suite Shower Room
2.14
x
2.07
(7ft x 6.8ft)
Spacious corner shower cabinet fitted with Mira Combiforce 415 mixer shower, dual flush W.C., wash hand basin. The shower area and adjacent walls are finished with respatex type wall panelling. Obscure double glazed window. Radiator with thermostatic control. Vinyl floor. Tiled splashback to wash hand basin. Extractor fan. Recessed downlighters.
Double Bedroom (First Floor Right)
5.38
x
3.07
(17.7ft x 10.1ft)
Spacious and airy double aspect room. Sash and case windows. Radiator with thermostatic control. Carpet
Double Bedroom (First Floor Left)
3.70
x
3.69
(12.1ft x 12.1ft)
Bright, well-proportioned room. 2 front facing sash and case windows. Full height built-in wardrobe with hanging rail beneath and shelf over; further full height built-in shelved cupboard. Carpet. Radiator with thermostatic control.
First Floor Bathroom
2.97
x
1.50
(9.7ft x 4.9ft)
Enamel bath, wash hand basin set in vanity unit with cupboard beneath and dual flush. Full height shelved cupboard. W.C. Mira 415 mixer shower over bath and tiled walls. Extractor fan. Radiator with thermostatic control. Vinyl floor.
Second Floor Bedroom Right
4.14
x
4.11
(13.6ft x 13.5ft)
Good-sized, bright room. Partially coombed ceiling. The uPVC double glazed dormer window enjoys a very good outlook across neighbouring gardens to the Galloway hills. Generous built-in wardrobes along one wall incorporating hanging rails and shelving. Radiator with thermostatic control. Carpet.
Bedroom 5 (Second Floor)
4.09
x
4.00
(13.4ft x 13.1ft)
Good-sized, bright room. Partially coombed ceiling. uPVC double glazed dormer window. This attic room also enjoys an open outlook to the Galloway hills. Built-in cupboards with hanging rail and shelving. Radiator with thermostatic control. Carpet.
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