Magnificent detached home set in an outstanding elevated position on the outskirts of Gatehouse of Fleet

Dromineen, Laurieston Road, Gatehouse of Fleet

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Dromineen, Laurieston Road, Gatehouse of Fleet

Offers over £695,000
Gatehouse of Fleet

Key Features

  • Beautifully Landscaped Gardens
  • Outstanding Views
  • Well Proportioned Accommodation
  • Double Garage
  • Double Glazing
  • Driveway
  • Enclosed / Walled Garden
  • Fireplace / Stove
  • Garden, Private
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Modern
  • Neutral Decor
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Period Features
  • Rural
  • Shed/Summer House
  • Solar Panels
  • Stone Built
  • Wide Doors
  • Wood / Laminate Floors


Magnificent detached home set in an outstanding elevated position on the outskirts of Gatehouse of Fleet benefitting from outstanding views across the Fleet Valley. This delightful property has beautifully landscaped gardens and woodland extending to approximately 5 acres.

Dromineen is a magnificent detached home which is nestled in an elevated position benefitting from superb views over the Fleet Valley. The property is set within approximately 5 acres of woodland and landscaped garden grounds, cleverly planted to provide colour and interest all year round.

The accommodation is spacious and extensive. It is recommended that you view the matterport tour: – If you click on “floor selector” towards the bottom left of the screen and select “floor 1” this may assist in understand the layout of the property, and you can then do the same for “floor 2”. To view any of the individual rooms simply click on that room.

With its extensive grounds, Dromineen enjoys a high degree of privacy, but should one need to borrow a cup of sugar from a neighbour, the other properties in the Laurieston Road development are within easy reach, and the amenities of Gatehouse of Fleet are in close proximity.

Feed-In Tariff
Dromineen has solar panels and these entitle the owners of the property to Feed-In Tariff payments which will continue until December 2036. Payments totaling £6,657.19 have been received between August 2017 and January 2022.

Therefore over this period payments averaging just over £1,500 per annum have been received. Purchasers should note that the value of the entitlement to these Feed-In Tariff payments is not reflected in the Home Report valuation of the property. It is expected that any offers Purchasers make for the property will reflect the entitlement they will have to these future Feed-In Tariff payments.

Gatehouse of Fleet is an active community and benefits from many local amenities, such as a primary school, shops, library and Health Centre. Within the wider area, there are many beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coves within easy reach, and equally dramatic inland scenery, with magnificent hills, glens, and lochs.

Within Gatehouse there are active sports clubs (for example bowling, snooker or golf) and a wide variety of outdoor pursuits can be enjoyed in the area, including sailing, fishing, golf, tennis, cycling and hill walking. The golf course is very easily accessible, being immediately adjacent to the property, and the tennis courts are a short distance away on the Laurieston Road.

Dromineen is well positioned within private woodland and landscaped garden grounds. The garden has been beautifully landscaped and tended over a number of years with wonderful nooks and crannies to explore.  The property is accessed via a sweeping gravel driveway leading from the Laurieston Road development. There are two large gravel parking areas providing ample parking for a number of cars in front of the double garage as well as at the main entrance to the property. The driveway is bordered by lawn and mature woodland on either side.

This wonderfully unique garden is a haven for birds and other wildlife, including red squirrels, and catches superb views over the Fleet Valley. Having beenlovingly landscaped and cared for, the garden has an abundance of colour all year round with a variety of plants including Rhododendrons, Azaleas, Daffodils, Bluebells, and Gunnera.

There are a variety of wooden bridges crossing over the burn at various places with beautiful paths winding through the private woodland dotted with a variety of well-established plants. One particular path makes its way down the far side of the garden at Dromineen via steps through a mature garden area featuring Bluebells, Rose Arbours, and Japanese Acers down to a spectacular garden waterfall at the far end of the property.

Gravel paths wind around the side of the house leading to a further lawned area and patio. A wooden pergola extends out from the patio with beautiful climbing Wisteria. The garden beyond the patio extends down a slope with mature Alpines, Azaleas, Rhododendrons and Broom, providing a wonderful haven for Butterflies and Bees.

To one side of the property are two lean-to areas with slated roof and wrought iron balustrades which are useful storage areas for logs and garden equipment.  To the side of the property overlooking the drive and lane is a canopied terrace with wrought iron balustrade providing a lovely alfresco eating area, or sheltered spot to enjoy a coffee

Entrance Porch
Window shelves to one side. Internal glazed window in to inner hallway. Large picture windows overlooking garden. Original coach house exterior light. Ceiling light. Tiled floor. Hard wood double glazed door with brass fixtures and glazed side panes leads in to:-
Wraparound hallway running the entire length of the house with hard wood doors leading off to all main living accommodation. Ceiling light. Large picture window at first floor level above the exterior doors. Under stair storage cupboard. Large walk-in cupboard with built-in shelving and vinyl floor. Further walk-in under stair storage cupboard with hanging rail, light. 2 Radiators. Ceiling cornicing. Deep skirting boards. Carpet. Staircase leading to first floor accommodation.
White W.C. with tiling to waist height on all walls. Wooden single glazed window with deep sill. Ceiling light. Ceramic tiled floor
Dining Room
This well-proportioned room has natural light from the large bay double glazed window overlooking Dromineen’s magnificent garden grounds. Radiator with thermostatic valve. Ceiling light. Serving hatch to kitchen. Solid wood parquet floor. The resident Red Squirrel can often be spotted on the bird feeder outside the dining room window.
Sitting Room
Spacious light bright sitting room with outstanding views across the garden and over the Fleet Valley to Cairnsmore of Fleet. Double glazed windows on three sides. Under window radiators. Double glazed exterior door opening on to the private patio area. Open fireplace with tiled hearth, brick surround and wooden mantel above. Wall lights. Ceiling cornicing. Solid wood parquet floor. Hard wood door.
Well-proportioned farm house style dining kitchen with cream shaker style kitchen units and solid wooden work surfaces. This wonderful kitchen provides ample work top and storage space as well as having space to accommodate a dining table. Single glazed window to one side overlooking driveway. Double glazed window overlooking rear garden. Built-in cupboard with sliding doors. White integrated Bosch eye level double oven and stainless steel Bosch extractor fan above. Stainless steel Lomona gas hob with tiled splashback. Corian 1½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap above. Serving hatch to dining room. Thermostatic heating control. Large candelabra style light. Tile effect vinyl floor. Door to walk-in pantry cupboard with shelving from waist height to ceiling and lighting. Doorways leading to boot room and utility room areas.
Boot Room
Belfast sink. Wooden work surface with cupboard beneath. Wooden single glazed window overlooking front driveway. Coat hooks and hanging rail with shelf above. Radiator with thermostatic valve. Ceiling light. Vinyl floor. Doorway leading to storage area.
Utility Room
Immersion heater and central heating controls. Radiator. Ceiling light. Wooden clothes pulley. Belfast sink. Double glazed window overlooking rear. Freestanding kitchen unit. Vinyl floor.
Storage Area
Large storage room which has an exterior door and can also be accessed from the boot room. Ceiling light. Wooden panelled ceiling. Concrete floor
Boiler Room
Housing newly installed Worcester oil fired Boiler with coat hooks.
Storage Room / Potting Room
Aluminum single glazed window overlooking side. Wooden door leading to garden.
Further Storage Room
Fitted kitchen cupboards. Ceiling light. Double glazed aluminum window to side. White Belfast sink with tiled splashback. Vinyl floor
Office / Snug
Accessed from hall. This room benefits from a wood burning stove set on tiled hearth, brick surround and wooden mantel above. Large double glazed picture window overlooking front garden, Cairnsmore of Fleet and the Fleet Valley. Under window radiator. Ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light. Carpet. Hardwood door
Ground Floor 1st Double Bedroom
Spacious and airy bedroom with superb views from the double glazed window to front. Radiator with thermostatic valve. Vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with mixer tap above, splashback behind and storage cupboard beneath. Ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light. Carpet. Wooden connecting door to:-
Ground Floor 2nd Double Bedroom
This large bedroom has fine views from the double glazed window overlooking the garden and across the Fleet Valley. Built-in fitted antique style white wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Built-in dressing table. Radiator. Wall lights. Carpet. Ceiling cornicing. Doorways leading to hall and ensuite.
Ground Floor Double Bedroom Ensuite
White W.C, bath and wash hand basin with mixer tap inset in vanity unit. Tiled to waist height. Double glazed window to front. Tiled splashback. Shaver light. Shower cubicle with Mira Event electric shower. Ceiling light. Carpet. Carpeted staircase with wrought iron balustrade and solid wood hand rail leading to all first floor accommodation. Large double glazed window adjacent to half landing overlooking front driveway.
Mezzanine landing at first floor level. Open wrought iron balustrade with solid wooden handrail. Carpet. Doorways leading to all first floor accommodation.
Third Double Bedroom
This bright spacious bedroom has a double glazed door opening on to a Juliet balcony with wrought iron balustrade overlooking driveway and lawned area. Built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and lighting. Ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light. Radiator with thermostatic valve. Carpet.
Coloured suite comprising of wash hand basin, W.C, and bath with tiling from floor to chest height. Shower cubicle with Mira Event electric shower. Ceiling light. Double glazed window overlooking Fleet Valley. Shaver point. Radiator. Carpet
Master Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room
This interestingly shaped room provides excellent views from the wraparound picture windows on three sides overlooking Fleet Valley giving panoramic views of the Galloway Hills and beautiful garden grounds as well as an abundance of natural light. 2 Radiators with thermostatic valves. TV aerial point. Ceiling light. Carpet. Doorway leading to ensuite shower room
En-suite Shower Room
White inset wash hand basin with mixer tap above and vanity mirror with light above and cupboard underneath. W.C, bidet and fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira Event electric shower. Tiled floor to waist height. Extractor fan. Radiator with thermostatic valve. Double glazed window overlooking side. Ceiling light. Tile effect vinyl floor. Doorway leading to:-
Double glazed window overlooking front garden. Built-in wardrobes with hanging rail from floor to ceiling on two walls. Radiator with thermostatic valve
5th Double Bedroom
Double glazed window overlooking garden to side. Wall lights. Radiator with thermostatic valve. Carpet. Doorway leading to:-
Inner Hallway
Carpet. Doorway leading to fully carpeted storage area (1.37m x 0.97m). Linen cupboard. Doorway leading to:
Attic Room
(14.9ft x 7.8ft)
Coombed ceiling. Storage under eaves. Vinyl tile effect floor with bare floorboards in sections. Wooden velux window.
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