COVID-19: Here to Help

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, we are pleased to welcome clients back to our office.  We would ask that only those with pre-arranged appointments visit the office, while certain restrictions remain in place. To arrange an appointment, please contact us by telephone on 01387 267222 or by email at

Travel and social contact restrictions may have an impact on certain aspects of our service, but we continue to endeavour to deal with the business of our clients as efficiently as possible, while at the same time observing the restrictions necessary to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff, clients and the wider community.

Close window
37 George Street, Dumfries, DG1 1EB 01387 267 222
mobile-menu mobile-menu-arrow Menu

20 Albany Place, Dumfries
6 Bedrooms | Offers over £340,000

Viewing to Commence 25th October, 2021

Walker and Sharpe > Properties > 20 Albany Place, Dumfries
Under Offer

Key Features

  • Sash and case windows some with original shutters
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Good-sized accommodation
  • Decorative original features throughout
  • Lovely picturesque outlook over River Nith

Property Description

This property is a charming Early 19th Century Late Georgian Category B listed terrace full townhouse in a sought after area within a short walk of the  Town Centre. It has  many original features and  excellent spacious accommodation together with beautiful open river views and riverside garden. Viewing is highly recommended.

Lounge, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Diner, Preparation Area, Pantry, Downstairs WC, Basement with Three Rooms and Storage areas, Four Bedrooms on First Floor including Master with Dressing Room, Shower Room, Bathroom, Two Bedrooms on second floor, Attic Storage Rooms, Garage, Garden to Rear and Private Riverside Garden to front.


General Information

The property is located on the Nunholm Road, just off the Edinburgh Road. A short 5 minute walk from Town Centre. There are local amenities, Primary and Secondary schools, railway station, leisure facilities including general sports club which includes tennis, squash, running and cricket. There are lovely riverside walks around the area. Large retail areas close by including restaurants, supermarkets and shops. The property has excellent access to A75 North and South.


Outer hardwood panelled door with top glass panel and side panels leading into Entrance Vestibule (7’1” x 9’3” or 2.19m x 2.85m) with cornicing, and dado.  Door with patterned glass and matching side panels leads into Hallway.


Central heating radiator. Original doors and surrounds, dado rails and decorative wall arch.  Single electric socket and telephone socket. Central heating thermostat. Doors to Lounge, Dining Room and Living Room. Part carpeted spiral stair with carpet rods leading to First floor accommodation. Passage leading to doors to Basement, Downstairs WC and sliding door to into inner  Hallway with cloak hooks and hanging rail. Security alarm. Door to Pantry Room and passage through to Kitchen/Diner.


16’4” x 17’9”

5.01m x 5.47m (measured into bay window).

Lovely bright room with sash and case secondary glazed bay window allowing natural light and offering lovely open outlook over River Nith. Attractive and decorative fireplace with wooden mantel and display, marble surround, tiled hearth and remote controlled  gas fire. Decorative cornicing and ceiling rose. Shelved wall recess with matching fitted shelving on opposite side of fire. Central heating radiator.  One double and two single electric sockets.

Living Room

15’9” x 14’

4.86m x 4.28m

Original decorative fireplace with wooden mantel and display, marble surround, tiled hearth and ornate fire grate. Decorative cornicing and ceiling rose. Built in shelved wall recess adjacent to fireplace. Central heating radiator. Four double electric sockets. French doors with original locking ironmongery leading to iron bridge to garden.

Dining Room

12’ x 22’3”

3.66m x 6.80m

Sash and case windows with original shutters and lovely river views. Built in deep shelved recess cupboard and further half shelved recess. Cornicing and ceiling roses. Three double and one single electric sockets.

From main Hallway a passageway leads through to door down to Basement, Door to Downstairs WC and sliding door into small inner passage (5’8” x 3’8” or 1.78m x 1.18m) with coat hooks, hanging rail and security alarm. From here a door to Pantry and doorway through to Kitchen.

Downstairs WC

4’6” x 5’3”

1.42m x 1.63m

White WC and wash hand basin with tiled splash back. Patterned glass window with wide display sill.


4’2” x 6’9”

1.29m x 2.12m

Floor to ceiling wall and floor units with storage shelves and shelved cupboard with sliding doors. Large fitted broom cupboard. One double electric socket and light.


16’8” x 11’2”

5.15m x 3.42m

Good-sized Kitchen/Diner with wall and floor units and glass display wall unit. Tiled between units. Ample work surface area. Aga will be included in the sale. Integrated Smeg four burner gas hob and Siemens oven and grill. Large chimney style extractor fan which extends over Aga and hob and oven. Separate base with cupboards and wood work surface with integrated drainer and Armitage Belfast style sink with mixer tap. Space for large American style fridge/freezer (LG fridge/freezer will be included in the sale). Sash and case window with roller blind. Central heating radiator. Inset ceiling spotlights. Four double sockets.

Preparation Area

3’4” x 6’

1.06m x 1.84m

Floor units and work surface matching kitchen. Stainless steel sink with double drainer and mixer tap. Plumbed for dishwasher – (Dishwasher will be included in the sale). Window with extractor. Two double electric sockets. Door to Back Porch.

Back Porch

9’2” x 5”

2.82m x 1.55m

Hardwood door leading to Back Garden.

Staircase with low winding treads leads to Half Landing and main landing for first floor.

Half Landing

Sash and case window. Door to Shower Room and Bedroom One.

Shower Room

5’7″ x 7′

1.74m x 2.16m

WC and wash hand basin. Tiled shower cubicle. Sash and case half patterned window. Part tiled walls. Towel rail/radiator. Hatch to inspection hatch to roof space. Shavers socket.

Bedroom One (Back)

11’4” x 15’

3.50m x 4.59m

Sash and case windows with original shutters overlooking garden. Central heating radiator. Two single electric sockets. Built in recessed cupboard.

First Floor Landing

Spacious landing with single electric socket and doors to Three Bedrooms and large Family Bathroom.


11’6” x 12’5”

3.56m x 3.82m

WC, wash hand basin with tiled/ mirrored splash back and display sill/shelf above. Double shower enclosure with power shower. Bath with tap shower attachment and tiled splash back. Large airing cupboard. Central heating radiator. Built in deep shelved recess cupboard. Velux skylight window. Xpelair. Traditional clothes pulley.

Bedroom Two (Front)

15’ x 12’2”

4.60m x 3.74m

Sash and case window with river views and original shutters. Original fireplace with tiled hearth. Central heating radiator. White fitted wardrobe and drawer unit will be included in the sale. Telephone socket. Two double electric socket.

Bedroom Three (Master – Front) with Dressing Room

16’7” x 18’2”

5.12m x 5.56m (measured into bay)

Sash and case bay window with lovely open out look to river. Original fireplace with tiled hearth. Central heating radiator. Fitted white wardrobe which will be included in the sale. Built in deep shelved recess cupboard. Cornicing. Three double electric sockets, single socket and telephone socket. Door to Dressing Room.

Dressing Room

7’2” x 8’4”

2.22m x 2.59m

Fantastic space with fitted unit comprising shelving and hanging rails. Double electric socket. Sash and case window with original shutters.

Bedroom Four (Back)

16’2” x 13’3”

4.94m x 4.06m

Sash and case window overlooking back garden. Central heating radiator. Two double electric sockets and single socket. Attractive curved recess wall (art nouveau mirror will be included).

Staircase with low winding treads leads to Second Floor Landing. Velux skylight window.

Second Floor Landing

Wall light. Built in cupboard with hanging rail. Door to walk in storage room. With a door to eaves. Velux window. Doors to two identical shaped rooms on either side of the storage room.

Bedroom Five/Study/Art Room

11’6” x 16’2”

3.54m x 4.94m

Currently used as a study and art room. Window with open outlook over the river. Built in bench seat. Built in wardrobe with hanging rails. Inspection hatches to eaves. Dimplex wall heater. Central heating radiator. Two single electric sockets.

Bedroom Six

16’6” x 13’2”

5.09m x 4.02m

Window with open outlook over the river. Central heating radiator. Wall lights. Inspection hatches to eaves. Fitted children’s bed will be included in the sale.  Double electric socket. Dimplex wall heater.

Semi Basement

Staircase with easy winding treads with hand rails both sides leads down to semi basement area with concrete floor.

This semi  basement holds an original well feature.

Room One

16’5” x 12’5”

5.03m x 3.81m

Currently used as a Utility Area. Ceramic butler’s sinks. Valliant gas central heating combi boiler. Cupboard units. Twin windows with display sill. Two double electric sockets. Striplight. Plumbed for washing machine.

Room Two

18’5” x 17’3”

5.66m x 5.28m

Semi basement windows in bay. Original fireplace. Gas meter. Two double electric sockets.

Storage Area

9’6” x 6’6”

2.95m x 2.04m

Fitted shelving on two sides. Light.

Room Three

13’9” x 11’7”

4.26m x 3.58m

Semi basement window. Central heating radiator. Two double electric sockets. Striplight.

Original Food Storage Area

Original stone shelving and further area for storage.


To the rear an open iron bridge leads from original French doors in the Living Room to a patio area. Five small steps lead to grass area with flower and shrub borders and mature trees. Path to garage and wooden gates. The Garage can be accessed from the adopted vehicular Albany Lane with street lighting to the rear of the property. The garage has been closed up but can easily be transformed back to a vehicular garage.  There has been a new summerhouse purchased that will be included in the sale.

Font Garden & Views from Garden

This property has a private front riverside garden on the other side of Nunholm Road with spectacular scenic river views. A gate leads  to a split level garden area mainly in grass with flower and shrub borders and stone step.


All floor coverings, light fitting, blinds, shades, curtain poles, curtains and as per schedule.


The property has mains Gas, electricity, water and drainage.  The telephone line may be taken over subject to British Telecom Regulations.

Council Tax  – Band F

Home Report

To download Home Report – Contact Selling Agents.


 A closing date for offers may be arranged and therefore it would be advisable that prospective purchasers register their interest with the Selling Agents, in writing, and preferably through their Solicitor.

Walker & Sharpe, as Selling Agents, have prepared these particulars with care.  No warranty of any kind can be given that any items of electrical or mechanical equipment including, without prejudice to the foregoing generality, the central heating, drainage and electrical systems serving the property are in full working order.

The measurements, taken by sonic tape, are approximate and for guidance only.  It is for prospective purchasers to investigate and satisfy themselves as to the basic facts before submitting an offer.



Register your interest in this property
Contact Walker & Sharpe

I have read and accept the Walker and Sharpe data protection policy. (Privacy Policy)
Mortgage Calculator


You may also like...