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West Wing

Carzield House, Kirkmahoe, Dumfries, DG1 1SY

Guide Price £350,000


  • An elegant family home forming part of a former Buccleuch shooting lodge.

  • The property retains many original features, elegant family accommodation over 3 floors

  • Superb vaulted hall. Useful cellar storage

  • Large garden. Versatile outbuildings

  • Rural aspect yet within close proximity to Dumfries for a variety of amenities

  • Lovely views across open farmland towards the Nith

DESCRIPTION
West Wing forms part of Carzield House, which was originally a hunting lodge for the Duke of Buccleuch. This charming property retains many original features including the formal hallway with marble fireplace and multifuel stove, vaulted ceiling and stunning …

DESCRIPTION
West Wing forms part of Carzield House, which was originally a hunting lodge for the Duke of Buccleuch. This charming property retains many original features including the formal hallway with marble fireplace and multifuel stove, vaulted ceiling and stunning staircase. The sitting room has a beautiful sandstone fireplace with multi-fuel stove and enjoys far reaching views over the lawn. The stunning Kitchen/Dining/ Living Room features an oil-fired AGA range cooker, ornate plastered ceilings, and beautiful sash & case windows which have been restored and, in some cases, double glazed. A biomass boiler is situated in the Garage and has RHI payments until 2025. The first floor accommodation provides a family orientated layout with three bedrooms family bathroom and a chic shower room. The second floor provides bedroom 4 and bedroom 5/office/play room. A versatile cellar offers useful storage. Generous gardens and timber-built stores complete grounds which overlook an amazing panorama of hills and farmland. West Wing enjoys a high level of privacy as no other owner has to pass the entrance or windows in order to access their property.

SITUATION
Dumfries which is approximately 5 miles away is the principal town in the area, and provides a wide range of schools, shops, retail outlets, and other services including a major hospital, the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Dumfries is home to the Crichton campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland.

There is a wide range of outdoor pursuits available in the area including field sports, water sports, golf, and equestrian, mountain biking and walking. Much walking is available directly from the property and Ae Forest, part of the Seven Stanes range with its mountain bike trails and designated walks, is ten minutes from the house.

Mainline train stations are available at both Dumfries and Lockerbie, with easy access to the M74 at Moffat and the M6 via Gretna. Airports are situated at Glasgow, Edinburgh and Prestwick, all within 2 hours drive.

GARDEN
From the shared driveway, a gravel sweep gives access to parking adjacent to the garage for several vehicles. The garden is laid mainly to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and spring bulbs. To the front is a large expanse of lawn bound by a low beech hedge, a number of large mature trees, and carpeted with snowdrops and later daffodils. To the side of the garage is a decorative gravel bed. The side garden is again to lawn, semi-divided by a sandstone wall. Bordering this is a laurel and rhododendron bank which has recently been cut back to make the most of the panoramic views. The garage houses the biomass boiler and provides ample storage for pellet bags and garden equipment. Adjacent to this is a range of timber constructed stores, including a lockable bike shed, open log stores and a car port.

ACCESS
West Wing enjoys a right of access over the main driveway as coloured yellow on the illustrative site plan forming part of these particulars. There is an obligation to share maintenance and repair with the other proprietors using the drive.

DIRECTIONS
From the A701 in Heathhall, Dumfries, take the turn signed for Kirkton onto a minor public road. Follow this road, bearing left after 1.5 miles onto an unclassified road. Stay on this road for 0.6 miles until the gate lodge of Carzield House is visible in front of you. Proceed through the gates and follow the driveway up, bearing left into the gravel sweep at the top.