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£425,000

7 bed detached house for sale Hill Street, Dumfries DG2

7 beds
4 baths
3 receptions

Property location

  • Laurieknowe School0 miles
  • Loreburn School0.5 miles
  • Dumfries0.8 miles

Features and description

  • **virtual tour available**
  • Detached House
  • Victorian Built Family Home
  • Seven Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Four Bathrooms
  • Handmade Kitchen/Diner
  • Integral Double Garage w/ Electric Door
  • Large Landscaped & Feature Garden
  • Easy Walking Distance To The New dgri & Into Town
The property

A beautiful sandstone built family home situated in a fabulous location on the Maxwelltown side of Dumfries. Originally constructed in the 1860s, this Victorian family home has been fully renovated and beautifully maintained by the current owners. Within walking distance to the newly opened Dumfries & Galloway Royal Infirmary, this property would be ideal for professional families at the new Hospital. Generous and flexible accommodation can be found on all four levels of this character-filled family home. The landscaped garden to the rear is somewhat of a 'secret garden', privately bounded by a large sandstone wall, the garden is fully landscaped with two listed outbuildings adding further to the character of Mayfield. One of the grandest houses in Dumfries and a genuine home that has to be viewed to be appreciated.

*nb- the home report access details are shown at the bottom of the advert together with link for virtual viewing*

The house is approached through gate pillars near the corner of Hill Street. The block-paved drive sweeps up around the front of the house and terminates at the sandstone archway to the side which provides access to the rear garden. The front of the house is architecturally impressive providing symmetrical and square accommodation.

The ground floor accommodation comprises three large reception rooms, kitchen/diner and large entrance hall hallway with storage room underneath stairs. The dining room and sitting room feature gas fires with the lounge room to the rear boasting a 'Clearview' multi-fuel stove. The stunning kitchen/diner was custom-fitted and handmade, made up of a mixture of fitted base and wall units with granite worktops, various integrated appliances, breakfast island with integrated sink, ample storage and is complete with a feature sandstone and restored chimney above the gas-fired Aga.
Off the kitchen is further accommodation which provides access into the rear garden via French doors and access into the integral double garage. There is also a downstairs shower room and a utility/boot room in this part of the accommodation.
The basement level is accessed from the utility/garage hallway and features a fully fitted bathroom, bedroom and storeroom.

An attractive staircase leads to the first floor and onto a large landing. There are five bedrooms with delightful views, with three out of five enjoying a large double bedroom status. The master bedroom enjoys beautiful views into the rear garden and beyond, whilst also benefiting from an en-suite shower room which consists of a double shower, wash hand basin with below vanity unit and electric smart toilet. The family shower room is also on the first-floor level, a three-piece suite featuring a double shower unit, wash hand basin with below vanity unit, toilet and storage cupboard.

The second floor/attic level features bedroom six and attic storage either side of the room. This bedroom is evidently a double bedroom and offers the potential to easily add in an en-suite shower room if so desired.

Finishing outside, there are garden grounds on all sides of the property bounded by stone walls, timber fencing and hedging. The rear garden is undoubtedly a spectacular feature of this wonderful home. Fully landscaped throughout with paved borders, various flowers, fruit trees, water feature, historically protected summerhouse and potting shed, various seating areas, greenhouse, outside taps, electrical sockets and much more!
There is a double integral garage, extending to 36m2, providing a fantastic practical living with easy access from car into the main accommodation of the house.

Transport, schools & amenities

Mayfield is situated in a tranquil residential setting within the popular Maxwelltown suburb, just west of the River Nith and Dumfries town centre. The house has views to the Dumfriesshire hills and is surrounded by other handsome, sandstone properties.

The nearest primary schools are Laurieknowe, Cargenbridge, Troqueer and Loreburn all held in excellent local regard as are the nearest secondary schools, Dumfries Academy and St Joseph's College, both within easy walking distance.

Dumfries town centre is attractive and reached within a 5-minute stroll and offers a combination of good shopping facilities and historic buildings.

The town is also the home of a substantial college and university campus located within beautiful grounds overlooking the town and has three golf courses.

A regular local bus servicing the town centre stops in the immediate vicinity, and for further afield Dumfries train station provides regular links to Glasgow and all points south, as does the bus station situated on the Whitesands by the river. There are regular and quick train connections to Edinburgh from the small town of Lockerbie, just a few miles away, and which has a regular bus service with Dumfries.

The M6 and M74 road networks are accessible nearby at Moffat, Gretna and Lockerbie.

The surrounding area offers glorious countryside and historic ruins with easy access to the beautiful coast and a multitude of sporting and country pursuits including sailing, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, golf and fine coastal and woodland walk.

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