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Bainoon

High Street, Moniaive, Thornhill, Dumfries, DG3 4HN

Guide Price £250,000


  • A beautifully refurbished house located in the tranquil village of Moniaive

  • Excellent Bed & Breakfast potential. Area popular with visitors. Good community spirit.

  • 2 Reception Rooms. 5 Bedrooms. (3 En-suite). Bathroom. WC. Kitchen.

  • Double Car Port. Boiler/Store Room. Garden.

  • One acre Paddock.

Bainoon has been the subject of complete refurbishment in 2016/2017 including but not limited to complete rewiring, replumbing, complete insulation, and the fitting of double glazed windows throughout including sash and case style to the front. LED lightning, new ...

Bainoon has been the subject of complete refurbishment in 2016/2017 including but not limited to complete rewiring, replumbing, complete insulation, and the fitting of double glazed windows throughout including sash and case style to the front. LED lightning, new kitchen, bathrooms, flooring and decoration throughout. The property offers great potential as a full time residential property or holiday home, and was also run successfully by the previous owner as a Bed and Breakfast business, the area being very popular with visitors.

Moniaive nestles in stunning countryside where the three glens of Craigdarroch, Dalwhat and Castlefairn meet. It is a bustling village with a long history and strong community spirit.

Located in the Cairn Valley 8.5 miles from Thornhill and 18 miles from Dumfries, with a bus route to both of these local centres, the village of Moniaive has a primary school, doctor’s surgery, post office and a well stocked village shop. There are also two hotels, a church, very popular Italian Restaurant and an organic café. The village has a very active community and hosts a variety of community events throughout the year, including a Folk Festival, Bluegrass Festival and Moniaive Gala, a community event held in the 3rd weekend in July every year.

Thornhill has a wider range of shops and services including the renowned Wallace Hall Academy secondary school. High street shops, large supermarkets, a large hospital and university campuses are available in Dumfries, the regional capital.

The South West of Scotland is renowned for its mild climate and long growing season which attracts gardeners from all over the country to this part of Scotland. The area also offers boundless sporting and outdoor activities including excellent salmon and sea trout fishing on many of the local rivers as well as trout fishing on the numerous lochs in the area. The championship courses of the West Coast such as Troon and Turnberry are within driving distance on the Ayrshire coast. Loch Ken is a well known centre for sailing and other water sports. There are numerous walks in the area, including The Galloway Forest Park which is known for its beauty and tranquillity.

Nearby forest tracks lead into the Galloway hills offering spectacular views and an abundance of wildlife. Mountain biking is available at Drumlanrig Castle and in the Forests of Ae, Mabie and Dalbeattie, part of the Seven Stanes range. Dumfries is the regional capital and provides a wider range of schools, shops, restaurants, retail outlets, sporting facilities, and other services including a hospital, the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, with a large Accident & Emergency department and specialist clinics. The Crichton Campus is home to the southern campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland, as well as Dumfries and Galloway College.

The mainline railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie provide good links to the north and south. Prestwick Airport, with its links to the rest of the UK and mainland Europe, is 47 miles distance. Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports are 74 miles respectively. The M74 motorway is accessible via the Dalveen Pass north of Thornhill to Abington, and connects the area to the wider UK motorway network.