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3 bed bungalow for sale

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Monoka, Bankend, Dumfries & Galloway DG1

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Property features

  • Central heating
  • Double glazing
  • Fireplace
  • Rural/secluded
  • Garden

Property description

Very well presented 3 bedroom bungalow situated in the quiet and picturesque village of Bankend. Just 2 miles from Caerlaverock Castle, the village offers easy access to the National Nature Reserve and the Solway Course Merse. Bankend is also just 7 miles from the market town of Dumfries where all amenities can be found. Monoka was built by the current owner and offers well designed spacious accommodation over one level set within a wonderful, large garden with views over open countryside. Viewing is essential.

Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Sitting Room, Sun Room, Living Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room with Shower and W.C, 3 Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom, Porch, Integrated Double Garage. Large Driveway to the Front. Fully Enclosed Large Rear Garden. Green House, Garden Store.

Entrance vestibule

Entered through timber door with opaque glazed panels and matching side lights. Ceiling light. Central heating radiator. Timber parquet flooring. Timber and opaque glazed door with matching side lights to hall.


Coving. Ceiling lights. Central heating radiator with decorative radiator cover. 2 Doors to large storage cupboards. Fitted carpet.

Sitting room (15’11” x 23’1” or 4.8m x 7.2m)
Dual aspect room with rosewood UPVC double glazed windows to the rear and side both with horizontal blinds and curtain rails. Coving. 2 Ceiling lights. 2 wall lights. Chimney breast with stone surround and hearth and coal fire. 2 central heating radiators. TV point. Telephone point. Fitted carpet. Sliding timber and glazed doors to Sun Room.

Sun room (10’10” x 8’10” or 3.3m x 2.7m)
Rosewood UPVC double glazed windows to the rear and sliding patio doors to the side both with vertical blinds. Inset ceiling spot lights and exposed timber roof timbers. Built in timber display shelves. TV point. Fitted carpet. Sliding timber and glass doors to Living Room.

Living room (10’3” x 13’10” or 3.1m x 4.2m)
Also accessed from the Hall. Coving. Ceiling light. Dado rail. TV point. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.

Dining kitchen (13’4” x 11’4” or 4.1m x 3.4m)
Rosewood UPVC double glazed window to the front with horizontal blind. Inset ceiling lights and pendant over dining area. Exposed ceiling timbers. Range of timber fitted base and wall units with tiled work surface and splash back. Red ‘Rayburn’ oil fired range cooker. Telephone point. TV point. ‘Karndean’ tile effect flooring.

Rear hall

Ceiling light. Large storage cupboard and double doors to a further large shelved airing cupboard. Door leading to side porch.

Utility room with shower (5’9” x 8’9” or 1.7m x 2.6m)
Rosewood UPVC window to the rear with roller blind and curtain rail. Ceiling light. Fitted base units with ‘Respatex’ splash back. Stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer taps. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Floor standing oil fired central heating boiler. Shower enclosure with electric shower and ‘Respatex’ wall cladding. Vinyl flooring.

W.C. (5’ x 3’2” or 1.5m x 0.9m)
Opaque glazed rosewood UPVC double glazed window to the rear with curtain rail. Ceiling light. W.C. Wash hand basin. Wall mounted mirror fronted medicine cabinet. Central heating radiator. Tile effect laminate flooring.

Side porch (6’1” x 15’4” or 1.8m x 4.6m)
Timber glazed door to the front with matching side lights to the front and timber glazed door with matching side lights to the rear. Ceiling light. Dado rail with panelling below. Tiled floor. Door to large double integrated garage.

Master bedroom (13’4” x 12’3” or 4.1m x 3.7m)
Rosewood UPVC double glazed window to the side with curtain rail. Cornicing. Dado rail. Range of built in bedroom furniture incorporating dressing table and wash hand basin. 2 wall mounted mirrors and full length mirror. Ceiling light and wall lights. TV point. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2 (14’6” x 8’1” or n4.4m x 2.48m)
Rosewood UPVC double glazed window to the front with curtain rail. Ceiling light and wall light. Dado rail. Central heating radiator. Fitted carpet.

Bathroom (11’1” x 5’1” or 3.4m x 1.57m)
Opaque rosewood UPVC double glazed window to the side with curtain rail. Cornicing. Ceiling light. Dado rail with panelling below. Bath. Bathroom vanity units with W.C. And wash hand basin. Wall mounted mirrors. Central heating radiator. Tiled floor.

Bedroom 3 (11’1” x 7’8” or 3.4m x 2.3m)
Rosewood UPVC double glazed window to the side with curtain rail. Ceiling light. Built in cupboard with computer station, shelving and file storage. Central heating radiator. Telephone point. Fitted carpet.

Double integrated garage

Integrated double garage with roller door to the front. Door and window to the side, light and power.


Large driveway to the front with ample parking for several cars. Area of lawn to the front. Very large rear garden bordering on to farm land with mature trees, borders and vegetable plot. Garden store. Greenhouse.


This property has an ample supply of power points full UPVC double glazing and full oil central heating. All fixed floor coverings are included.
Home Report available. EPC band D.


By negotiation.


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Leaving Dumfries on the Bankend Road follow the road out past the Easterbrook Hall. On entering Bankend take the 1st left hand turn and Monoka is on the right hand side.

Market activity
Average price paid £134,487 Sales 393 Current average value £149,274 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £3,839 ▲ 2.64%

Property value data/graphs for DG1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £214,133 £154 3.3 £173,511
Semi-detached £136,064 £143 2.9 £126,151
Terraced £115,902 £108 2.7 £95,338
Flats £92,276 £113 1.9 £73,850

Current asking prices in DG1

Average: £154,965
Avg. current asking prices in DG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £74,333
Flats £69,913
All £70,423

Current asking rents in DG1

Average: £529 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £521 pcm
£550 pcm
£1,049 pcm
Flats £399 pcm
£451 pcm
- - -
All £398 pcm
£504 pcm
£550 pcm
£1,049 pcm

Fun facts for DG1

Highest value in DG1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Carlyle Drive £266,664
Kirkmahoe, Dumfries DG1 £266,635
Parkgate, Dumfries DG1 £266,390
Dalscone Way £252,296
Clarencefield, Dumfries DG1 £250,686
Highest turnover in DG1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Haining Drive 116.7%
Haining Close 108.3%
Gullane Drive 106.7%
Devorgilla Place 100.0%
Duncan Avenue 91.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Dumfries (5.9 miles)
  • Annan (10.4 miles)
  • Lockerbie (10.8 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (54.7 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (65.8 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (70.0 miles)
  • Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing (31.7 miles)
  • Keswick Ferry Landing (32.0 miles)
  • Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing (32.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Caerlaverock School (1.8 miles)
  • Mouswald School (3.3 miles)
  • New Abbey School (4.2 miles)
  • Dumfries & Galloway College (4.0 miles)
  • St Joseph's College (5.2 miles)
  • Dumfries High School (5.8 miles)
  • Langlands School (6.0 miles)
  • Greyfriars School (6.0 miles)
  • ACAD Education (Applied Care and Development) (10.0 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,121 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £809 /mo How Much Could I Borrow In partnership with RBS

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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£142/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £38 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £90/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 15400 kWh/year
Electricity: 4500 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Dumfries & Galloway

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £152 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water Supply £24 Sewerage £34 Estimated water cost £58 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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