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Sassoon House 3 High Street, KIRKCUDBRIGHT, DG6 4JZ

Guide Price £400,000 | 4 Bed House - Townhouse with 4 Reception Rooms

Ref: E425312

Description

Sassoon House is a delightful Grade B Listed Georgian Townhouse built around 1720, with sections of the house thought to date from the 1600s, located on High Street: Kirkcudbright's favoured address. From 1926 the property was owned by the well regarded artist, David Sassoon, who raised his family in the house, living there until 1965. The accommodation is well suited as a very generous family home over three floors with a spacious and dry basement benefitting from electric light and power. In previous ownership it was used as a Bed & Breakfast establishment, and the accommodation lends itself easily to this use. The sitting room and dining room on the ground floor are suitable for use by guests whilst the owners can use the sitting room at first floor level and dining room linked to the kitchen. The property presents as being in excellent decorative order. There are many features in keeping with the age and character of the house such as the wooden bannisters, wooden shutters to many windows, dado rails, coving and internal doors. The majority of the windows are sash and case double glazed units, and the property benefits from gas central heating. The internal accommodation is complemented by the rear garden which has been professionally landscaped to create a beautiful garden that is easily maintained. Kirkcudbright is an attractive harbour town situated on the banks of the River Dee. The town itself is of historic and architectural interest with its ancient High Street, Tollbooth Arts Centre, Stewart Museum and numerous galleries. Long frequented by artists, Kirkcudbright was home to the renowned artist, EA Hornell, one of the "Glasgow Boys". This tradition is maintained today by a flourishing colony of painters and craft workers which has led to Kirkcudbright being named the "Artists' Town". Kirkcudbright enjoys a wide variety of mainly family owned shops, pubs, hotels and restaurants, whilst offering a wide range of facilities, including its own golf course, marina, swimming pool and an active summer festivities programme, including its own Jazz Festival and Tattoo. The rear garden has been professionally landscaped and is both delightful and easily maintained. Most of it is finished in paved slate and there are integral raised bedding areas, some with cedar wood surround and some with natural stone. Nearest the house there are three acers planted in a gravel bed and there is a variety of planting in the raised beds. To the opposite end of the garden two steps lead up to a raised area catching light later in the day and suitable for al fresco dining - easily accessed through the double doors at the end of the dining room. At lower level there is also a built-in bench with integral storage beneath. Outside tap. Despite the central location in the town the rear garden enjoys a good degree of privacy

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Williamson & Henry
3 St. Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4DJ

Tel: 01557 800121
Fax: 01557 331540
Web: http://www.williamsonandhenry.co.uk/