An imaginative conversion of a former village school building to form a well-appointed bright and airy family home within a Galloway village setting. The property benefits from oil fired heating, uPVC double glazing, magnificent open plan great room, multi fuel stove, modern kitchen and bathrooms and with magnificent outlook over historic Dundrennan Abbey. The property must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
The former village school of stone under a slate roof which has been imaginatively and painstakingly converted to form a stunning family home. Magnificent views overlooking the historic remains of Dundrennan Abbey. Dundrennan itself lies on the scenic Solway coastal route within the heart of Galloway some 6 miles from Kirkcudbright. The remains of neighbouring Dundrennan Abbey, now in the care of Historic Scotland, is reputed to be where Mary, Queen of Scots spent her last night on Scottish soil. The property has been painstakingly converted and refurnished by the current proprietor to form an absolutely stunning family home which really has to be viewed to be fully appreciated.
The Southwest of Scotland is a genuinely rural area with its gentle rolling landscape, mild climate and dramatic coastline. The area has a good range of sport and outdoor activities with opportunities to take shooting in the area, fishing on the nearby rivers and, of course, golf. The Solway is a popular destination and the nearby harbour town of Kirkcudbright has improved berthing facilities.
Nearby Kirkcudbright is of historic and architectural interest with its ancient High Street, Tolbooth Arts Centre, Stewartry Museum and numerous galleries. Long frequented by artists it was home to the renowned artist, EA Hornel, one of the “Glasgow Boys” who lived in Broughton House which is now in the care of the National Trust for Scotland. The town itself has a good range of local shops and professional services as well as primary and secondary schools.
uPVC double glazed storm door to Entrance hall with Radiator. Stripped wooden floor in Canadian Maple. Wall mounted central heating thermostatic controller. uPVC double glazed door to rear with integral Venetian blind. Built in shelved storage cupboard.
Entering through double gates to an extensive tarmacadamed parking and turning area to the front of the house. There is a tastefully landscaped garden to the side of the property laid mainly to lawn with a mix of shrubs and on the far side there is an ornamental slabbed private courtyard type of patio/outside dining area with elevated view overlooking Dundrennan Abbey.
The Council Tax Band relating to this property is F.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE RATING The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C.
SERVICES 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.
ENTRY Subject to negotiation.