55 Hornel Road is the end house on Hornel Road and enjoys a good position with open outlook to the front and rear and the grounds of St Cuthbert Wanderers Football Club to the side. The front of the property faces towards the estuary of the River Dee, and the sitting room, along with two of the bedrooms, enjoys one of the best outlooks in Kirkcudbright to the west across the estuary, allowing the late afternoon and evening light to be best appreciated. As this is the end house, the rooms at the front along with the front garden enjoy a good degree of privacy.
The house itself is well appointed with a good fitted kitchen incorporating many integral appliances and a beautiful fitted shower room being particular features. There is uPVC double glazing throughout and gas central heating with radiators to all rooms except 2 bedrooms, and all radiators having thermostatic controls except for the radiator in the bathroom. Room dimensions are the maximum dimensions in each room.
Kirkcudbright is an attractive harbour town situated on the banks of the River Dee. The town itself is of historic and architectural interest with its ancient High Street, Tolbooth Arts Centre, Stewartry Museum and numerous galleries. Long frequented by artists, Kirkcudbright was home to the renowned artist, EA Hornel, one of the “Glasgow Boys”. This tradition is maintained today by a flourishing colony of painters and craft workers which has led to Kirkcudbright being named 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
rear garden is finished in paving slabs for ease of maintenance. Outside tap. There is a coal bunker, wood store, shed and a door through to:-
The carport has vertical slats to two sides, open gates to the front, and a corrugated iron roof. There is ample shared parking immediately adjacent to it. A gravel path leads down the side of the house through a gate to the front garden where one passes a wooden shed to the side of the house. This garden has gravel closest to the house and the remainder is laid to grass. A paved path leads from the front door to a gate that would take one down to the Estuary or a further gate that leads to a path running along the front of the houses and then through to Hornel Road. A wall of 5 feet in height affords privacy to the garden from the neighbouring houses making it very private