Almonside, Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG14 0TG

£450,000 Under Offer

Almonside is a rare example of a modern and newly built country house that offers the period features of a traditional Farmhouse set within its own private gardens with south facing views over the surrounding countryside. Accessed off the public road by way of twin gated entrances that form an attractive crescent shaped driveway that sweeps to the front door.

Entrance Porch
An original feature oak door opens to a spacious entrance vestibule that benefits from exposed stone walls and attractive flagstone floor. A storm door leads to:
Entrance Hallway
Giving access to all of the ground floor accommodation as well as a staircase to the first-floor landing. Stone tiled floor with under-floor heating. There are doors to:
Sitting Room 6.3m x 4.0m (20'6" x 13')
A bright and open reception room that benefits from its triple aspect and French doors that lead to a large patio area on the northern elevation. There is a large wood burning stove set on a stone hearth in the centre of the room.
Dining Room 7.2m x 6.4m (23'9" x 20'10")
A south facing reception room that could either be a dining room or additional sitting room. Benefitting from a feature fireplace with fitted wood burning stove below a carved oak mantel.
Study 3.7m x 3.2m (12'0" x 10'4")
Offering telephone/broadband connections, this room makes for a natural study or office but could also be used for other purposes.
Dining Kitchen 8.8m x 5.1m (28'10" x 16'7")
The most impressive room in the house is without doubt the large dining kitchen which is over 28’ long and offers plenty of space for modern family living. There are large French doors opening to a patio and the garden beyond and which flood the room with natural light. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units with attractive granite work surfaces, a double stainless-steel sink, fitted dishwasher and range cooker. A central kitchen island acts as a focal point and is a hugely practical feature offering extensive storage.
Utility Room / Boot Room 4.6m x 4.0m (14'11" x 13'1")
A large utility room with backdoor access to the hardstanding parking area. There is plumbing for a washing machine and plenty of room for boots and coats. Doors to:
Boiler Room
Housing a Grant oil-fired boiler, fuse box and hot water tank.
With a fitted two-piece suite comprising low suite w/c and wash hand basin. UPVC sealed unit double glazing.
First Floor
A large attractive staircase with a carved bannister leads up to a horseshoe shaped landing with a timber balustrade overlooking the entrance hall. The landing gives access to all of the bedroom accommodation and the second floor.
Master Bedroom 6.3m x 4.9m (20'8" x 15'11")
Large double aspect master bedroom with feature Juliet balcony and doors to a dressing room with fitted cupboards, shelves and hanging space and an en-suite bathroom with WC, wash hand basin with fitted storage cupboards and large vanity mirror, large double bath with electric shower over and heated towel rail.
Dressing Room
Walk in dressing room off the master bedroom with UPVC sealed unit double glazing. Fitted clothing units and carpet.
Ensuite Bathroom
With a fitted three-piece suite comprising panelled bath, low suite w/c and vanity wash hand basin with drawer units under and mirror over. Heated towel rail. Lino flooring. Part tiled walls. UPVC sealed unit double glazing.
Bedroom Two 5.1m x 3.2m (16'7" x 10'6")
Double bedroom with two UPVC sealed unit double glazed window units. Fitted carpet. Cupboard. Radiator.
Bedroom Three 4.0m x 3.4m (13' x 11'2")
Double bedroom with two UPVC sealed unit double glazed window units. Cupboard. En-suite shower room off. Radiator. Fitted carpet.
Ensuite Shower Room
With a fitted three-piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, low suite w/c and wash hand basin. Lino flooring. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom Four 4.0m x 3.8m (13'1" x 12'6")
Double bedroom with two UPVC sealed unit double glazed window units. Cupboard and fitted carpet. Radiator.
Bedroom Five 5.1m x 3.2m (16'9" x 10'4")
Doubl bedroom with two UPVC sealed unit double glazed window units. Radiator. Fitted carpet. En-suite shower room off.
Ensuite Shower Room
With a fitted three-piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, low suite w/c and wash hand basin. Lino flooring. Heated towel rail.
Family bathroom with a fitted three-piece suite comprising panelled bath, low suite w/c and wash hand basin. Lino flooring. Heated towel rail. UPVC sealed unit double glazing.
Second Floor
A door from the first-floor landing leads to a stairway up to a second-floor landing with carved bannister and a second door to:
'T' Shaped Loft 14.3m x 12.2m (46'9" x 40'2")
A large ‘T’ shaped loft area with coombed ceilings and south faxing velux windows provides a flexible entertainment space that could be turned into either a home entertainment suite, games room or playroom. It could also be converted to additional bedroom accommodation.
Gardens and Grounds
Almonside sits within its own plot and is surrounded by private gardens and grounds which create a fantastic setting that is appropriate to the house. On the northern elevation of the house is a large patio area, which is accessed from both the kitchen and the sitting room. Behind this is an elevated garden area which is laid to lawn and wraps around the eastern elevation to the crescent shaped driveway which in turn surrounds a separate lawn. On the western elevation is a large hardstanding area with timber framed wood store. The property is bordered on the north, east and west elevations by a timber post and wire stock proof fence.
Fixtures and Fittings
Only items specifically mentioned in the particulars of sale are included in the sale price.
Entry and Possession
Entry and possession will be by mutual agreement.
Offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal Form to the selling agents Rettie & Co at 11 Wemyss Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6DH or H & H King at 2-2A Lowther Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8DA.
Home Report
A Home Report incorporating a Single Survey, Energy Performance Certificate and Property Questionnaire is available for parties genuinely interested in this property. Please contact us, either by telephone or via the website entry for this property, to request a copy. No charge is made for electronic copies; a paper copy can also be made available from our offices or by post, at a charge of £20 to cover reproduction and administrative costs.
Servitude Rights, Burdens and Wayleaves
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude rights, burdens, reservations and wayleaves including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cable, drains and water, gas and other pipes whether contained in the title deeds or informally constituted and whether or not referred to above.
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1. The property is sold with all faults and defects, whether of condition or otherwise and neither the seller nor Rettie & Co or H & H King, the selling agents, are responsible for such faults and defects, nor for any statement contained in the particulars of the property prepared by the said agent.2. The Purchaser(s) shall be deemed to acknowledge that he has not entered into contact in reliance on the said statements, that he has satisfied himself as to the content of each of the said statements by inspection or otherwise and that no warranty or representation has been made by the seller or the said agents in relation to or in connection with the property.3. Any error, omission or mis-statement in any of the said statements shall not entitle the purchaser(s) to rescind or to be discharged from this contract, nor entitle either party to compensation or damages nor in any circumstances to give either party any cause for action.
Important Notice
Rettie & Co, H & H King, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either in writing or by word of mouth. Any information given is entirely without responsibility on the part of the agents or the sellers. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive and it should not be assumed that the property remains as photographed. Any error, omission or mis-statement shall not annul the sale, or entitle any party to compensation or recourse to action at law. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents, including for its current use. Rettie & Co. and H & H King have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise and ought to seek their own professional advice.3. All descriptions or references to condition are given in good faith only. Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure accuracy, please check with us on any points of especial importance to you, especially if intending to travel some distance. No responsibility can be accepted for expenses incurred in inspecting properties which have been sold or withdrawn.

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