Units A To E

133 King Street (Upper Floors), Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 1LZ
Guide Price

This development opportunity comprises part ground floor and the upper floors of the existing Royal Bank of Scotland building. Category B listed. Significant renovation works have been carried out to the roof area including re-slating, new lead work, chimney repointing and guttering works.

Access to the property is directly from King Street, entering to a Ground Floor vestibule. The space at the moment is divided predominantly into traditional office space over Ground, First and Second floors. A second access point is from the side street connecting the car park and King Street.

Parking for the development is provided to the rear - with 7 reserved spaces to the upper floors.

The building has detailed planning consent for Residential conversion for 4 units, 1 x 4 bedroom + 2 x 2 Bedroom + 2 x 1 Bedroom.

*Ground Floor space is currently rented out on a commercial lease*

**Royal Bank of Scotland occupy the majority of the Ground Floor this is not part of the sale and is under separate ownership**

The market town of Castle Douglas is known as Scotland's Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods, and services. There are both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, cottage hospital, health services, veterinary services and a park with a boating lake. The nearby harbour town of Kirkcudbright is also known as Scotland's Artists Town, and similarly to Castle Douglas is very popular with tourists, particularly in the summer months with a varying range of festivities and events. The Fullarton Theatre, which hosts films and events, is within walking distance of the property.

Dumfries is the principal town in the area, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets, bus and rail services, cinema, and Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. The Crichton Campus is home to the Dumfries campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland.

The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits, and is a popular tourist destination. Threave Estate is conveniently located on the edge of town, and features impressive gardens, a visitor centre with restaurant, variety of walks and a Nature Reserve. There is good hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes. The Galloway Forest Park, which is known for its beauty and tranquillity, is also recognised as Britain's First Dark Sky Park, affording astronomers some phenomenal views of the night skies. There are other sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the region's numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiasts there is the nearby championship course at Southerness, and there are several other courses nearby including Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright. The Solway coast has a variety of beaches and is also popular with sailors, with both Kippford and Kirkcudbright having safe moorings.

Communications to the area are very good. There are main line railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie, providing excellent links to both the north and south, London can be reached by train in around 4 hours. The M74 motorway network is 43 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport 56 miles and both Glasgow and Edinburgh international airports 89 miles and 99 miles respectively.

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