Craigleys is a detached villa enjoying an elevated position at the top of the market town of Newton Stewart with superb panoramic views over the town to the Galloway Hills to the north, Cairnsmore of Fleet to the east, and the Cree Estuary to the south. The property was designed in 1960 by architects Hill, McDonald & Potter (now Robert Potter & Partners), and subsequently extended by the same architects in 1977, 1990 and 1997. Internally the quality features include window frames of hardwood or Crittal-Hope aluminium sliders, mahogany panelled or heavy 30 minute fire retard doors, mahogany skirtings and facings, and the staircase and landing are mixed hardwood. All ceilings have plaster covings. There is a conservatory and large roof terrace over the garage with access from the house and also by an external hardwood staircase. The landscaped garden extends to approximately one third of an acre, and there is an integral double garage and ample off-road parking. This is an elegant family home which, subject to the relative permissions being obtained, would have excellent potential as a Guest House.
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Accommodation comprises:- Ground Floor - Hall. Study. Cloakroom. Lounge. Dining Room. Kitchen. Rear Hall. Laundry Room. Toilet. First Floor - Master Bedroom Suite. 3 Bedrooms (1 En-suite). Bathroom. Conservatory. Roof Terrace.
GROUND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Hall - 5.33m x 5.04m
A tiled and covered entrance porch leads to the spacious and bright hall with several full height double glazed panels and hardwood floor throughout. Study and cloakroom off. Door to inner hall with two fitted cupboards and walk-in storage cupboard.
Triple glazed. Overhead record cabinet.
Triple glazed and with fitted chest and cupboard. Coat hooks.
Lounge - 10.58m x 4.65m
East facing bay windows. Feature engineered brick and wood panelled fireplace with raised hearth, storage area and book shelves. Five-section full height triple glazed auriol window with hardwood surround. Sun room extension with Spanish tiled floor. Patio doors to garden.
Dining Room - 7.62m x 4.08m
Two sets of north facing patio doors and three south facing picture windows. Feature Italian granite fireplace with gas fire basket. Partial mahogany panelling. Radiators.
Kitchen - 4.05m x 3.88m
South and west facing windows. Fully tiled kitchen and breakfasting area fitted with a range of Moben floor and wall units and central island unit. Appliances include integrated fridge, double oven, halogen hob with extractor hood over, double stainless steel sink with single drainer and waste disposal unit. Cedar panelled ceiling with flush fitted lighting.
Rear Hall with shelved pantry off, access to the garage and glazed door to garden ground.
Laundry Room - 2.88m x 2.52m
West facing window. Joiner–built floor units with worktop and inset single drainer stainless steel sink. Space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer, and ironing equipment. Large fitted cupboard.
Toilet - 2.34m x 2.10m
L-shaped room fully tiled and with wash hand basin and WC. Heated towel rail.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Landing with hatch and Ramsay Loft Ladder leading to partly floored and fully insulated loft.
Master Bedroom Suite - 9.00m X 4.14m
A corridor leads to the bedroom with two shelved and hanging double wardrobes and a single shelved cupboard with window seat and storage under. North facing window.
The master bedroom has north and east facing picture windows with unrestricted views over the town to the Galloway Hills. The dressing room has a shelved and hanging double wardrobe with bathroom off, which is fully tiled and fitted with suite comprising bath, wash hand basin, bidet and WC. Shower cubicle with mains pressure thermostatic shower, radiator and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 2 - 4.40m x 3.20m
South facing window. Built-in shelved and hanging wardrobe. Access to conservatory via double doors. Radiator.
Bedroom 3 - 5.15m x 3.30m
West facing window. Extensive fitted bedroom furniture in limed oak offering ample wardrobe and drawer space and office unit. Radiator.
Bedroom (En-suite) - 5.11m x 4.03m
Two north facing windows. Built-in wardrobe with further door leading to boxroom. Radiator.
En-suite - 2.95m x 1.12m
Wash hand basin set in vanity unit, and WC. Radiator.
Bathroom - 3.50m x 1.80m
Suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and WC. Shower cubicle with mains thermostatic shower. Fitted shelved airing cupboard housing Heatrae Sadia Megaflo pressured hot water tank. Heated towel rail.
Conservatory - 5.20m x 4.90m
L-shaped conservatory constructed of UPVC double glazed panels affording stunning panoramic views, and with polycarbonate roof. Tiled floor. Double glazed doors leading to roof terrace.
Spacious open terrace with artificial grass carpeting on 4inch thick asphalt, and surrounded by glazed panels and lined with lead. The use of galvanised planters offers screening to enjoy the exceptional views whilst maintaining privacy.
Garage - 6.40m x 6.00m
Double garage with twin electronically operated doors. Security window and rear door to garden.
Boilerhouse and fuel store, both accessed from the rear door under a covered walkway.
Large lean-to brick-built garden shed with polycarbonate roof against the north wall. Power and light laid on.
A block paved driveway leads from Viewhills Road to the double garage and offers ample off-road parking for several vehicles. The garden, which extends to approximately one third of an acre, was landscaped by Lauries of Dundee and is well stocked with a variety of plants and mature shrubs and ornamental trees. It is in four distinct areas, two of which are secluded and some of the more unusual plants include a Trachycarpus Fortunae of some 15 feet (rare in Scotland), and a large Davidia (Ghost Tree). There is a flagpole at the entrance.