Cumnock Knowes

Carsphairn, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 3TG

Offers Over £550,000

2.5 acres

Bedroom Count icon 6

Reception Count icon 3

  • 3 reception rooms. 6 bedrooms
  • Stunning family home
  • Extensive garden grounds
  • Detached double garage
  • Currently run as a successful holiday let
  • Further land available if required by separate negotiation

DESCRIPTION Cumnock Knowes was completed around 2001 and provides extensive family accommodation space over three floors. Offering just under 400sq metre of accommodation, including: up to 6 Bedrooms, 4 Reception Rooms (dependent upon the purchaser’s interpretation/requirement of layout), Kitchen, Utility, Shower Room, Bathroom and second floor large attic room, Cumnock Knowes offers high quality, flexible living space which could be easily adapted to suit the buyers more specific needs. The property sits in a stunning rural location, with far reaching countryside views and overlooking the River Deugh to the rear. The main entrance is approached via a raised terrace area providing a fantastic entertaining/relax space ‘al fresco’. Full height entrance reception hall with first floor level gallery and balustrade. Circular light and large window to rear flooding first floor landing and stairwell with light, the hallway extends the length and provides access to all ground floor accommodation. The reception space and dining room offers a great hosting space for families to gather and entertain friends. Dual aspect, and so flooded with natural light, and views extending towards the River and countryside beyond enhance the space. The ground floor offers a bedroom with ease of access to the external terrace for those less able. The first floor offers the Master Bedroom, with stunning far reaching views to be enjoyed from the triple bay window plus an additional three bedrooms with main bathroom. Attic Floor is partially boarded with four Velux windows currently housing private water filtration system. SITUATION Cumnock Knowes is situated in a commanding position at the end of its own private track, surrounded by countryside and overlooking the River Deugh, just over 1 mile south of Carsphairn on the A713. Carsphairn is a quiet village with an active community and services including a village shop and cafe, heritage centre and church. To the south, St John’s Town of Dalry has two hotels, garage with small supermarket, and a village shop with post office, primary and secondary schools. A broader range of shops and services are available in Castle Douglas and the regional capital of Dumfries. To the north Ayr offers a much wider range of services. 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 are good hill walking opportunities in the Southern Uplands as well as the nearby Galloway Hills, and cycling along some of the 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 affords enthusiasts phenomenal views of the stars. There are numerous sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the region’s numerous lochs and rivers. Loch Ken is renowned for its water pursuits such as water skiing, sailing, and fishing.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 33.5 miles, Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports 66.4 miles and 100 miles respectively. An application for a nearby Windfarm named Quantans Hill Wind Farm is currently under review. Further details on the link below: ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Hall. Drawing Room. Formal Dining. Bedroom 6/Study. Shower Room. Bedroom 5. Rear Porch. Breakfast Room. Utility Room. Kitchen. First Floor: Master Bedroom. Three Further Bedrooms. Bathroom. Second Floor: Extensive Attic Room. Double Garage (11.4m x 6.1m)Detached 4 car garage with 2 double arched doorways. Concrete flooring with light and power. To the rear a lean to log store. GARDEN AND GROUNDS The property is approached via a gravel surfaced drive, sweeping to the front of the property parking area and providing access to both garage and lean to log store. To the front a large terrace extends to the main entrance, providing a great space to relax and entertain ‘al fresco’ Surrounding the property the garden is predominantly made of grassland, with no clear boundary currently. The garden included extends in all about 2.5 acres. The new owner of Cumnock Knowes will hold a right of access over the access track to the property. Further land available by separate negotiation. **Areas shown on the plan are indicative only. Final areas of sale will be determined in any offer and will be confirmed by the buyer and sellers solicitor. **