3 bedroom terraced house for sale

St. John Street, Whithorn, DG8 8PD

No Longer Available £80,000

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  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1

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Three bedroom, two reception Town House in the historic town of Whithorn. Flexible accommodation layout offers a range of possible configurations to meet permanent or holiday home requirements. Close to town centre yet rural views. Ample rear garden .


The property

Semi-detached three bedroom two storey house situated on a residential street in the historic town of Whithorn. The property features a cosy sitting room with wood burning stove, a second reception room, fitted kitchen, three bedrooms and family bathroom with spacious garden to the rear. Ideally suited to families, professionals, first time buyers, retirees or buy to let investors. The property would make an ideal permanent or holiday home, providing an attractive peaceful base from which to explore the nearby unspoilt coast and countryside of Wigtownshire. The sizeable garden area provides scope for a summer house or home office. The flexible accommodation layout could be configured to suit any modern living arrangements. There is oil-fired central heating and UPVC double glazing throughout. Viewing essential to appreciate the scope of the property.
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The accommodation

The ground floor accommodation comprises an entrance hall providing access to two spacious front facing rooms, on one side a room proposed for use as a ground-floor bedroom and on the other a reception room or sitting room which has the kitchen and other reception room beyond. The current accommodation layout is fully flexible offering potential for reconfiguration to suit alternative living arrangements including a home office, study or studio. Also from the entrance hall, a stairway leads to the two further double bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor. The cosy downstairs front rooms both have windows to the street providing ample natural light. There is a feature fireplace with a wood-burning stove in the sitting room. The second reception room is currently proposed as a family lounge or games room but is equally suited to use as a dining room. The kitchen leads from the sitting room and comprises a range of base and wall units, a gas hob with electric oven, one and a half bowl sink and drainer with space and fittings for a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble drier. The picture window offers views of the rear garden and countryside beyond. The first-floor accommodation comprises two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. From the upstairs landing there is access to the sizeable loft area with huge development potential. Both double bedrooms have windows to the front and one has a large built-in storage cupboard with potential for conversion to an en-suite. The family bathroom with attractive wall and floor tiles has a three-piece bathroom suite including a shower over the bath.
Finishing off outside, there is access to the rear garden to the side of the property as well as from the back-door in the rear reception room. There is a patio/terrace area, ideal for outdoor dining and barbeques, drying green, shed and woodstore. The property boundary is formed by a stone dyke with open farmland and rural views beyond. There is ample on-street parking available.
Transport, schools & amenities
There is at primary school and pre-school nursery in Whithorn. The nearest secondary school is Douglas Ewart High School in Newton Stewart (17 miles) with school transport available. Whithorn is a Royal Burgh about 10 miles south of Wigtown, the county town of Wigtownshire. Whithorn was the location of the first recorded Christian church in Scotland, built by Saint Ninian around 397 ad. The Isle of Whithorn (3 miles) is a popular coastal tourist destination. Every year sees a pilgrimage to nearby St Ninian?s Cave and you can learn the story of the town at Whithorn Priory & Museum. Whithorn?s town centre retains its street plan from the Middle Ages with a wide market square and long garden plots. Many kings and queens journeyed to this small town, over the centuries. A few miles away, the Isle of Whithorn enjoys a picturesque seaside setting and down by the harbour is St Ninian?s chapel. As well as visiting the area?s historical sites you can enjoy cycling through the Machars area on marked cycle routes, walking, fishing, golf and bird watching. There are opportunities for eating out and shopping at both locations. Whithorn is also a recognised unesco Biosphere community. Biosphere Communities are places where local residents and businesses have committed to being: Proud Supporters of the Biosphere and to help to conserve the natural resources of the Biosphere, Support the economy to benefit local people and nature, Promote cultural heritage and local products, Contribute to the health and wellbeing of the community, Develop knowledge, understanding and promote research and raise awareness of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere. Whithorn has a range of local convenience stores, cafes, restaurants, pubs and hotels and is on the local bus route. The surrounding area offers a wide range of country pursuits including sailing, horse riding, mountain biking, fishing, bird watching, shooting and numerous coastal and woodland walks. Wigtown the Book Town?s annual literary festival attracts celebrity authors and international visitors. Stranraer is the hub for the largely? rural area of Wigtownshire offering a wide variety of shops including major supermarket chains, services and businesses which provide visitors and local people alike with friendly, personal service. There is a leisure centre with swimming pool, gym and cinema. There is a good choice of cafes, bars and restaurants as well as the lovely marina undergoing redevelopment. The region is renowned for its outdoor pursuits, beaches, leisure facilities, social events, festivals and history. Some of the quieter country roads are popular for walkers and cyclists, and there is golf on local courses in Stranraer, Portpatrick, Wigtown, Monreith and Newton Stewart. The coastline to the south of the region offers excellent sailing and sea fishing, and there are safe anchorages at Port William and the Isle of Whithorn. The popular Logan Botanic Garden is short drive away and attracts many visitors annually as an outpost of the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh. There are a number of world famous craft distilleries in the area including Bladnoch, at over 200 years old, one of the oldest whisky distilleries in Scotland. Communication links in the area are good with railway stations in Girvan (47 miles), Ayr (60 miles) and Dumfries (64 miles). The M77, linking the area to Glasgow and central Scotland is also accessed at Ayr. The nearest international airports are at Prestwick (about 63 miles) and Glasgow (about 100 miles). Prestwick has regular flights to an increasing number of international destinations. Cairnryan lies about 34 miles away and is the main ferry terminal for Northern Ireland with services to both Larne and Belfast. Dumfries town centre offers several major supermarkets, popular High Street shops, shopping centre, schooling, college and university campus (with satellite campus in Stranraer), a range of bistros and medical facilities. A brand new state of the art regional hospital is situated just off the A75 on the outskirts of town.
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