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Plots At Slipway

Kippford, Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4LN

Offers Over £400,000


  • Located in the popular Solway Coast village of Kippford.

  • A rare opportunity to buy a development site with planning permission for three dwelling houses and retail unit with first floor accommodation.

  • The site is a former Garage/Workshop/Boat Store and sits on a sloping hillside in the heart of Kippford.

  • Close proximity to the Solway Yachting Club.

  • Nearby variety of beautiful beaches, and a good range of outdoor pursuits

  • A full copy of the Planning Permission is available from Dumfries and Galloway Council website ref: 17/1322/FUL.

A rare opportunity to buy a development site with Planning Permission for three dwelling houses and retail unit with first floor accommodation.

Planning permission was granted on 3rd January 2018 for three dwelling houses on the sloping hillside in the ...

A rare opportunity to buy a development site with Planning Permission for three dwelling houses and retail unit with first floor accommodation.

Planning permission was granted on 3rd January 2018 for three dwelling houses on the sloping hillside in the heart of Kippford. The site is a former Garage/Workshop/Boat Store. A full copy of the Planning Permission is available from Dumfries and Galloway Council website ref: 17/1322/FUL. Copies of the proposed plans are reproduced in this brochure and it is important that interested parties satisfy themselves of the content and conditions of the planning permission prior to any discussions surrounding negotiation to purchase.

The site presents a rare opportunity to develop one of the last remaining sites in this popular coastal village. The design of the houses is such that each will have a view over the rooftops to the Kippford Estuary and the countryside beyond.
The slipway is located on the seafront in a prominent position in the heart of the sought after yachting village of Kippford. The village is popular with tourists and provides two hotels, the Solway Sailing Club, village hall, golf course with tea room, RNLI, and a gift shop/small delicatessen called The Ark, and a pottery. The nearby town of Dalbeattie has a good range of shops, cafes, hotels, restaurants, primary and secondary schools, health centre, solicitors, and a park with a boating lake and bandstand. The market town of Castle Douglas is known as Dumfries and Galloway’s Food Town, and has individual shops, schools, supermarkets, health services, veterinary services, a thriving livestock market, and nine hole golf course. Dumfries, around 18 miles east, is the regional capital, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets, and other services including a major hospital, the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Dumfries is also home to the Crichton campuses of 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. There is good hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes, including nearby Dalbeattie Forest. For the walking enthusiast there are many lovely walks in the area for all abilities including from Kippford to the village of Rockcliffe along the Jubilee Path, and coastal walks along the cliffs at Portling to Sandyhills, where there is a popular beach. There are other 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 the nearby championship course at Southerness, 11 miles away, and there are several other courses nearby including Kippford itself, Dalbeattie, and Castle Douglas.

Communications to the area are good. There are mainline railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie, providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network is 45 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one and half hours’ drive to the North. Edinburgh and Glasgow, with their international airports, can be reached in around two hours.