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Kindar Coach House

New Abbey, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG2 8EH

Offers Over £135,000


  • Dumfries 6 miles Carlisle 44 miles

  • In all about 0.4 acres.

  • Private and peaceful village location

  • Lapsed planning

  • Garden space/Wooded area

  • Served by underground mains and public water supply.

  • New Abbey is a conservation village and the Kindar Coach House property is thought to be the only development opportunity left within the conservation footprint.

DESCRIPTION Originally serving Kindar House, this granite coach house building is understood to date from the early 19thC, and has been in use as a workshop and store for some time. Kindar Coach House sits in a private wooded location …

DESCRIPTION Originally serving Kindar House, this granite coach house building is understood to date from the early 19thC, and has been in use as a workshop and store for some time. Kindar Coach House sits in a private wooded location within the village of New Abbey, close to New Abbey Church. Outline planning was in place to form a dwelling house, this planning has now lapsed and the new purchaser would need to re-apply. The former Coach House & Stables dates from around 1850s serving nearby Kindar House. Two story stone building under a slate roof. Served by underground mains and public water supply. New Abbey is a conservation village and the Kindar Coach House property is thought to be the only development opportunity left within the conservation footprint.

PLANNING Full planning and building warrant for the redevelopment of the Kindar Coachhouse were obtained on 29 April 2016 for a generously proportioned 3 bedroom house and delightful garden grounds. This warrant has now lapsed and would need to be reinstated. Building warrant drawings can be made available on request. Bat and Owl study and discussions on archaeological report undertaken.

GARDEN To the side of the building lies an area for parking and surrounding the property to the other three sides is uncultivated garden ground.


SITUATION New Abbey is a picturesque village with a primary school, village hall, church, a popular village tearoom, village shop, and a small hotel. There is a working water powered corn mill, and the historic ruins of Sweetheart Abbey. Dumfries which is approximately 6 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 also home to the Crichton campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland.
Communications are good with the A75 giving good access to Carlisle in the east and to Stranraer in the west. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries with connections to Carlisle, Newcastle and Glasgow, and in Lockerbie with connections to Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester. The M74 motorway link north and south, can be accessed easily by following the A75 to Gretna or Lockerbie. International and domestic flights are available from Prestwick 69 miles, Glasgow 91 miles Newcastle 94 miles.