Spacious house of 3 or 4 bedrooms with large garden in rural location 5 miles from centre of Dumfries. Situated down a beech tree-lined drive off the road from Holywood to Newtonairds in the Cluden Water valley north-west of Dumfries, this house was created by the present owner thirty years ago in a sympathetic division of the country house Gribton into two separate houses.
Ground Floor – Porch, Entrance Vestibule, Cloakroom/Coats Cupboard, Hall, Under Stair Cupboard, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Family Room/ Dining Room.
Upper Floor – Master Bedroom, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3, Study/Bedroom 4, Bathroom, Linen/Laundry walk-in Cupboard, Attic.
Outbuilding, Dog Run & Kennel, Garden 1 acre approx. Woodland 2 acres approx.
Strictly by appointment with the agents. Tel option 2
Gribton was designed by Walter Newall in 1827 for Francis Maxwell.
Porch – 2.21m x 2.13m
Open stone porch with original studded Gothic double entrance doors leading to Vestibule.
Entrance Vestibule – 3.86m x 2.88m
With marble fire surround and cast iron grate, panelled dado, tiled floor. Cloakroom off. Glazed double doors on into Hall.
Cloakroom / Coats Cupboard – 1.98m x 1.22m / 1.51m x 0.80m
Off Vestibule, WC and basin, coat hooks, tiled floor. Electricity meters and distribution boards in cupboard. Inner walk-in Coats Cupboard with coat hooks and shelves.
Hall – 4.92m x 4.86m
Double height central staircase hall with domed ceiling and roof lantern over. Staircase to upper floor, marble topped radiator cupboard, panelled doors in corniced doorcases, cornice, frieze and dado rail.
Under Stair Cupboard – 3.82m x 0.93m
Fitted chest of drawers and shelves.
Sitting Room – 7.94m x 5.58m
Marble fireplace with open fire in steel and cast iron grate. Oak floor. Cornice, frieze and dado. Extensive views over the former parkland to east and south from two bay windows. Curtains and centre light fitting included.
Kitchen – Family Room / Dining Room – 6.72m x 4.84m
Hand built unit with sink and drawers and cupboards under separates Kitchen area. Tiled cooker space with extract hood over and wall cupboards either side. Worktop with space under for fridge and freezer. Space for large dresser (not included). Carved pine fire surround with Stovax inset wood burning stove in Family/Dining area. Shelved wall press. Double window to north and views over garden to east from large bay window. Curtains, centre light and wall lights included.
Master Bedroom - 5.63m x 4.42m
Marble fire surround with cast iron grate. Bay window to east, double window to south. Interconnecting door with Study. Curtains and wall lights included.
Study (alternatively, potential Bedroom 4 or bathroom or dressing room) – 3.85m x 3.50m
Double window to south, shelved wall press, fitted bookcase, cupboards and shelves. Interconnecting door to Master Bedroom. Water and drainage pipework exists under floor.
Bedroom 2 – 4.99m x 4.71m
Marble fire surround, double window to east. Curtains included
Bedroom 3 – 3.91m x 3.79m
Bay window to north, shelved wall press, hatch with Ramsay loft ladder to floored attic over.
Bathroom – 3.59m x 1.94m Window to east, bath with shower over, basin and WC, fitted cupboard, lining board dado, tiled floor. Wall lights included.
Linen / Laundry walk-in Cupboard – 2.26m x 1.63m
Hot water cylinder in cupboard. Space for washing machine and connections. Hanging rail, shelves, Velux rooflight, hatch to roof space.
Attic Floored Attic - 3.91m x 3.79m
Accessed via Ramsay loft ladder from Bedroom 3, full-opening Velux rooflight gives maintenance access to central valley of roof.
Outside- Outbuilding – 11 x 8m Steel-framed, Larch clad, pitched roof building, four bays wide. Two bays enclosed with roll-over garage doors and two open-fronted drive-in bays with log storage at back. Floored loft over part of enclosed garage. Electric light and power. Water available adjacent.
Dog Run & Kennel – 3.60 x 2.40 metres Garden – 1 acre approx Red gravel area to front of house. Large enclosed garden surrounding house with lawn and mature trees and shrubs, including monkey puzzle, cedar, walnut, sweet chestnut, ginkgo and flowering cherries.
Garden - 1 acre approx.
Woodland – 2 acres approx Mixed deciduous woodland bordering east side of Beech tree-lined drive, with successions of snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells through the seasons.
Private Front Drive - Exclusive to this house and the adjacent house.