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Kirkland Farmhouse

St Johns Town Of Dalry, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland, DG7 3PJ

Offers Over £675,000


  • 3 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms

  • Recently modernised farmhouse

  • Spacious family home

  • Traditional outbuildings

  • Bothy with Conversion potential (services installed)

  • Modern agricultural general purpose shed

  • In all about 1.58 acres.

DESCRIPTION
Kirkland Farmhouse is an attractive small farm holding with a traditional farmhouse in excellent order, having been recently modernised for Holiday Letting purposes. Beautifully decorated, the property would lend itself to a stunning family home. The modern fitted Kitchen/Breakfast …

DESCRIPTION
Kirkland Farmhouse is an attractive small farm holding with a traditional farmhouse in excellent order, having been recently modernised for Holiday Letting purposes. Beautifully decorated, the property would lend itself to a stunning family home. The modern fitted Kitchen/Breakfast area provides the hub of the home which opens to a large dining living area, perfect for family life and entertaining. The living room boasts a newly fitted wood burning stove. A Utility Room and separate boot /drying room keeps outdoor gear separate from the main living accommodation, and 4 first floor bedrooms in addition to the ground floor reception space ensure there is plenty of room for family and guests.

There are a range of traditional buildings, the bothy is suitable for conversion, subject to the usual consents, already having drainage and power installed. There is also a large modern building, ideal for stock handling, equestrian or general purpose use. The land predominantly extends behind the agricultural shed.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor:
Utility Room. Shower Room. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Living & Dining area. Boot Room. Snug.

First Floor:
4 Bedrooms. Shower Room. Bathroom.

GARDEN AND GROUNDS
The garden surrounding the front of the property is bound by a combination of dyke and livestock fencing, providing a fully enclosed space predominantly made of lawn, pedestrian gate access to the land at rear and access through gate between main house and detached bothy.

The grounds extend to around an acre and is west facing.

OUTBUILDINGS
Modern general purpose agricultural shed – 23m x 15m

Bothy – 4.4m x 5.8m with new slate roof, electricity, oil connection and drainage installed.

Open fronted garage (adjoining property) – 4.9m x 6.2m

SITUATION
St John’s Town of Dalry is a thriving village with community events and activities, and includes: a Parish church, garage, two shops, post office, the very highly regarded Clachan Inn and both primary and secondary schools. New Galloway is located about 3 miles away at the northern end of Loch Ken and provides; Kells primary school, The CatStrand Community and Arts centre and the Glenkens Medical Practice.
A broader range of facilities can be found in Castle Douglas, which is known as Dumfries and Galloways 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 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 the region’s main hospital, the 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 good hill walking opportunities in the Southern Uplands as well as the nearby Galloway Hills, and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes, including Ae Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. The Galloway Forest Park which is known for its beauty and tranquillity, being the centre of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere and Britain’s First Dark Sky Park, which provides astronomers phenomenal views of the stars. Loch Ken is renowned for its water pursuits, water skiing, sailing, fishing and many others, and The Galloway Activity Centre (just a short distance away) offers a variety of learning courses.