This is a charming 3 bedroom detached bungalow situated in an elevated position on the edge of the tranquil village
of Collin, which sits just off the A75 on the eastern outskirts of Dumfries. The property benefits from Gas central heating & double glazing. The property comes with an adjoined paddock, stable, store and hay shed making the property ideal for a buyer who wants either:- Equine use, to keep animals or pets, a large garden / outdoor space.
The principal town of Dumfries, approximately 4 miles from Collin, offers an extensive range of amenities and services.
There is a local bus route which runs regularly to surrounding villages and towns. There is also a nearby bus stand for a primary bus route connecting it from Dumfries through to Carlisle. The village of Collin itself has a local primary school, village hall and post office (limited service). Nearby there is also a farm ice cream shop/café and a hotel/restaurant bar (2.2m).
The ever-popular Solway Coast is only a short drive away offering beautiful beaches, walks and a wide range of activities/ pursuits and interests. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the outstanding location of this property.
The paddock area and the decking at the front of the property are very well screened giving a real sense of privacy, without being overlooked. Combining this with the relaxed pace of Collin village and the close proximity to the region’s major town and travel links, the property is in an ideal location. Furthermore, the property benefits from highspeed fibre broadband (the BT exchange is close by) which could be ideal for those who work from home.
The property has planning (perpetually valid) for a garage and drive in the paddock area, should someone wish to make such changes. Subject to the correct planning consents, etc., and due to the size of the land available, an accommodation annexe could be added, e.g. for family, etc.; the house could also potentially be extended, e.g. with permitted development rights, if required.
The accommodation comprises: spacious open plan kitchen and living room, modern fitted kitchen (walnut finish) with a range of wall and base units, sink with mixer tap and vegetable preparation area and left hand drainer, built-in oven and five ring gas hob with extractor fan. Electrolux washing machine and built-in fridge, matching splash backs, modern lighting options. The property has a spacious living room providing excellent living and/or dining accommodation.
Access to conservatory from patio doors. Conservatory benefiting from panoramic views over garden ground and paddock beyond. Conservatory double doors lead to a large, private decking area with pagoda and the paddock/ gardens. Master bedroom facing the front (paddock area) with en-suite shower room, W. C. wash hand basin and shower cubicle.
The property is heated by a Worcester combi boiler (fitted in May 2018) and the property benefits from good water pressure. Two further double bedrooms one facing the side, one facing the rear and is currently being used as an office. Bathroom with W. C., wash hand basin, P shaped bath with shower over. Satellite TV dish wall mounted outside.
Outside: The property benefits from a large paddock/garden area (nearly 1 acre) along with a timber stable block/store. There is also a brick built outbuilding which could be a workshop/store, etc.. Furthermore, there is a timber shed with concrete slabbed floor. The outbuilding and the shed both have 240V power fitted.
There is a grassed area from the side of the property to the paddock gate. In front of the decking area there is a banking that has been planted with trees, shrubs, etc.. Behind the stable there is a further grassed area which could be used as additional grazing, garden or vegetable plot. To the rear of the property (the street side of the property) there is a level area laid with granite chips which can accommodate 4-5 vehicles for off street parking. The brick built outbuilding could potentially be changed to a garage (with the necessary consents) there is 9m x 3m space next to the outbuilding that could be developed into more parking etc.