Four-bedroom traditional double fronted character town house in central village location dating back to 1800, thought to have been converted from commercial premises with private enclosed rear garden, basement and many original features. Tastefully and sympathetically refurbished, this rarely available historic property offers the modern family ample space for a wide variety of living and working arrangements. The property benefits from oil fired central heating. This quaint and individual home is bright and spacious with fresh contemporary décor and offers a semi-rural lifestyle in the heart of the thriving artist community of Moniaive. Ideally suited to families, professionals and retirees as a permanent or even holiday home. Viewing is essential to appreciate all this delightful property has to offer.
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The accommodation comprises a welcoming entrance hall leading to the first of two reception rooms currently used as a dining room with a window to the front of the property and feature fireplace with the downstairs bedroom used as an office/study also to the front. From the dining room French doors open into the lounge to the rear, with the kitchen to the rear on the opposite side. The lounge has an inglenook feature fireplace with exposed stone feature wall and operational chimney. The kitchen comprises a range of wall and base units with contrasting worktops and tiled splashback, electric cooker, one and a half sink bowl and drainer, with stylish island/breakfast bar with solid wood top taking central position and ample space for a range of free standing appliances The back door from the kitchen provides access to the rear garden. The utility room off the kitchen has generous larder shelving and space for a fridge/freezer as well as washing machine and tumble drier. Access to the large basement storage area is also from the kitchen. The carpeted stairway leads to a spacious landing area with plenty of natural light and shuttered windows as well as two storage cupboards. The upper floor accommodation comprises three bedrooms and a good sized family bathroom. The largest bedroom has its own ensuite shower room with walk-in shower unit with electric shower, wash-hand basin, toilet and heated towel rail. The generous family bathroom has a three-piece suite including a shower over the bath. From the upstairs landing there is access to the loft area providing further storage.
Finishing off outside, the property benefits from a delightful private enclosed rear garden with patio area offering the opportunity for outdoor dining and relaxation. The garden is mainly set to lawn surrounded by a variety of mature flowering shrubs providing year round interest and colour. There is a pathway for side access from the front. The property boundaries are formed by a combination of stone walls, timber fencing and hedging.
Transport, schools & amenities
Moniaive has its own primary schools and pre-school nursery provision and the nearest secondary school is Wallace Hall Academy in Thornhill (7 miles). Moniaive is a vibrant community of self-employed artists and entrepreneurs with a village hall shop, pub, hotels, gp surgery, and countless community activities going on daily. There is a range of other leisure facilities available in nearby Thornhill including an 18-hole golf course, green bowling club, squash and tennis facilities. Thornhill also offers a range of local shops, a pharmacy, health centre and dentists, bank, post office and library. The local area is renowned for hill-walking, mountain biking, fishing and wildlife. The area is steeped in history with the spectacular Drumlanrig Castle on the doorstep. At the same time, a brand new, state-of-the-art, regional hospital in Dumfries, is only 16 miles away. There are other close transport links including Dumfries train station, providing links to Carlisle and Glasgow. Major bus links can be accessed from the Loreburn Centre, Whitesands or Burns Statue. The M6 and M74 networks are accessible at Moffat, Gretna and Lockerbie. Dumfries town centre is 20 miles west and offers several major supermarkets, popular high street shops, a shopping centre, schooling, a university campus, a range of bistros and medical facilities.
The home report can be downloaded directly from the Yopa website or from www.packdetails, com with the postcode (DG3 4HN) and following reference HP679398