Culfad

Kirkpatrick Durham, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 3HR

Offers Over £275,000

15.22 acres

  • Rural location
  • Development opportunity
  • Multipurpose outbuildings
  • 15.22 acres (6.16 ha)
  • Mains electric and mains water supply to the property.

*****An offer is now under consideration for this property*****DESCRIPTIONCulfad is set within 15.22 acres of land and offers the opportunity for full renovation or developmentto form a desirable rural smallholding in attractive setting. With the relevant planning consentsthe now uninhabitable farmhouse and steading could be developed to form extensive livingaccommodation.As the main farmhouse is uninhabitable there is no requirement for a home report and as such onehas not been prepared.The land is currently grazed on a seasonal grazing licence. There are no leases presently on theland, and it is available to purchase with vacant possession.There are currently plans to progress an afforestation project around the property. Draft plans willbe available on request and the new purchaser will be offered the opportunity to comment on theconsultation for the project.The property is sold with a prevention on the purchaser objecting to any planting proposals on theadjoining and neighbouring land.Due to the dilapidated condition of the farmhouse and steading viewings are strictly byappointment only.Access to the old steading buildings and farmhouse are prohibited. Viewing times will only bepermitted during daylight hours.SITUATIONNestled withing the rolling hills of the Stewartry area; Culad is a little over 2 miles from the village of Springholm. The property is situated in an area that has a thriving sense of community with many activities being held within Springholm and Kirkpatrick Durham. Culfad is located approximately 5 miles from the County town of Castle Douglas, known to be the Food Town of Dumfries and Galloway due to many shops and local businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services. In addition, Castle Douglas also hosts both primary and secondary schools, supermarkets, health services veterinary services and a livestock market.Dumfries is the principal nearby town that can provide a wider range of schools, shops, retails outlets and other services including the region’s main hospital, the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Crichton Campus is also located in Dumfries, offering the opportunity for higher education courses.The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and a diverse range of recreational pursuits including sporting opportunities. This makes the area a popular tourist destination with excellent hill walking in the Southern Uplands as well as in the nearby Galloway Hills. In addition, for those with a penchant for cycling, newly designed routes include the Seven Stanes mountain bike trails in the Ae Forest, Mabie Forest and Dalbeattie Woods will provide a challenge.Nearby Galloway Forest Park is known for it’s beauty and tranquillity, being the centre of the Galloway and Southern Ayshire Biosphere. This area is also Britain’s first Dark Sky Park providing astronomers with a phenomenal view of the cosmos. Also closely situated are The Galloway Activity Centre and Loch Ken, renowned for its water pursuits including water skiing, sailing and fishing.