Grayrigg dates from circa 1749 with extensions being added on two separate occasions over the last 50 years. Traditionally a farmhouse and the byre (additional accommodation) a former dairy. Grayrigg sits within a generous grounds offering light spacious accommodation to ...
Grayrigg dates from circa 1749 with extensions being added on two separate occasions over the last 50 years. Traditionally a farmhouse and the byre (additional accommodation) a former dairy. Grayrigg sits within a generous grounds offering light spacious accommodation to the main dwelling with the converted byre providing an abundance of options to the potential buyer with a fitted kitchen and shower room and a further three rooms providing bedroom and living accommodation. Alternatively it provides the ideal space to work from home or hobby space or business. Both the main property and ancillary accomodation are served with oil fired central heating and are double glazed throughout with the main property benefiting from a combination of UPVC casement style and timber framed sash and case style windows. The additional accommodation has a combination of timber framed casement windows and Velux windows. The property benefits from vehicular access through double gates accessing a gravel drive to the side. Grayrigg benefits from front and rear gardens extending further to the rear to an orchard, vegetable garden and onwards to a further access point to the Main Street. Grounds in all extend to about 0.4 acres. The property provides timber built kennels, garden shed and gazebo.
St Johns Town of Dalry has a playgroup/nursery and both a primary and secondary school, shop including a Post Office, 24 hour garage, library, two hotels including the very popular Clachan Inn, Town Hall and Church. The CatStrand Community and Arts Centre, providing film screening, workshops and community events, café, and the Glenkens Medical Practice are located in the nearby village of New Galloway.
A broader range of facilities can be found in Castle Douglas, which is known as Scotlands 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, health services, veterinary services, golf course and a livestock market. Dumfries is the principal town in the area, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets and other services including a newly built hospital, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.. Also in Dumfries there is the Crichton Campus providing further, higher education courses.
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. There is excellent hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. The Galloway Forest Park which is known for its beauty and tranquillity is also recognised as Britains First Dark Sky Park, which provides astronomers phenomenal unique views of the stars. There are numerous sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiasts there is a nine hole golf course in New Galloway, the championship course at Southerness on the Solway Coast, as well as several other courses in the nearby area. The Solway coast is popular with sailors and at both Kippford and Kirkcudbright moorings are available. In addition Kirkcudbright is the local Artists town with a number of galleries offering a range of art exhibitions throughout the year, individual shops, and in the summer months the Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities are held. Communications to the area are very good. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries and also Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport 40 miles north. Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports miles are 70 and 102 miles respectively.