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Barncailzie Hall

Springholm, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland, DG7 3LS


  • Acreage 19 acres (7.7 hectares)

  • 4 reception rooms. 7 bedrooms

  • Well-appointed and spacious accommodation

  • Private setting yet within easy reach of a wide range of amenities.

  • Gate Lodge (Three Bedroom)

  • Courtyard including Outbuildings/Stables

  • Two Paddocks

  • Extensive, well maintained woodland grounds

A stunning small country estate set within its own grounds in an attractive private, yet easily accessible setting on the edge of the village of Springholm. Barncailzie is a striking Victorian period home which …

A stunning small country estate set within its own grounds in an attractive private, yet easily accessible setting on the edge of the village of Springholm. Barncailzie is a striking Victorian period home which has been extensively renovated by the current owners over the last 10 years, retaining the period features of the property whilst providing all the benefits of modern living in a striking traditional property. The property benefits from a bio mass wood burning boiler, situated in the outbuildings for which a 4 year log fuel supply exists in the extensive storage within the grounds. (Fuel available by separate negotiation). Barncailzie house offers 4 reception rooms and 7 bedrooms over three floors with a cellar beneath, currently utilised for additional storage space. At the heart of the home lies the Kitchen with Aga and breakfast bar, with door to adjoining utility room and doors providing direct access to the garden looking towards Banrcailzie Burn. Generous entertaining and bedroom space with well-proportioned rooms throughout, providing a beautiful family home ideal for family life and entertaining extended family and friends. The Gate Lodge has also been recently converted and extended offering an attractive 3 bedroom stone built lodge over two floors. Currently run as a very successful holiday let with high occupancy rates throughout the year with ample parking and patio to rear. Offering about 19 acres in all, with a combination of landscaped grounds, parkland/paddock, woodland and vegetable garden. An extensive range of outbuildings (with studio above) including stables offer considerable appeal to buyers seeking equestrian facilities. A rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented well proportioned country estate in highly desirable location.



Lower Ground Floor

Extensive cellar space – currently utilised as storage

Ground Floor:
Entrance Vestibule. Hall. Dining Room. Sitting Room. Living Room. Games Room. Rear Hall. Cloakroom/W.C. Utility Room.

First Floor:
Bedroom with Dressing Room. (up to) 5 Further Bedrooms. 4 Bathrooms.

Second Floor:
2 Bedrooms. Dressing Area. Bathroom. Access to floored loft storage.

Gate Lodge

Ground Floor
Entrance Hall. Living Room. Kitchen & Dining area. Bedroom en suite.

First Floor
Two Bedrooms (restricted ceiling height). Bathroom.

Courtyard Outbuildings
Stables - 5.3m x 3.4m
Bio Mass Plant Room- 5.4m x 4.7m
Store – 5.2m x 3.1m
Drying Room- 4.7m x 2.7m
Garage – 8.5 x 4.9m
Workshop – 5.2m x 3.7m (at largest)

Studio/Home Office (above outbuildings)
Accessed via external staircase to rear of building over looking Barncailzie burn to the rear.

4 Rooms with Kitchen & Showering facilities.

Extensive Log Sheds holding a 4 year supply for the Biomass boiler. Logs available by separate negotiation.

Approached through pillars with the gate lodge immediately on your right. The driveway leads to the front of the property with access to the front / side of the house, continuing to the rear to access outbuildings and stables. Access leads to the log stores where you can double back and exit via entrance or utilise a secondary right of way entrance/exit. This provides main road access directly to the log store without having to pass the house. The grounds are beautifully maintained, complimented with Barncailzie Burn meandering through and a pond close to the entrance. To the rear of the main house is a garden area ideal for cultivating your own vegetables. The extent of the grounds are made up of maintained lawns and areas of woodland and paddocks dividing to 8 and 9 acres respectively.

Barncailzie provides a delightful country property comprising main house, gate lodge, and range of outbuildings and about 19 acres of both woodland/pasture. Enjoying a peaceful location but with ease of access to the A75, which links the region from east to West.

The nearby village of Springholm offers a village shop, hotel, pre school club and primary school. Further primary schools are available in Hardgate, Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, with secondary schools in Castle Douglas and Dalbeattie. Castle Douglas, which is known as Dumfries & Galloway’s Food Town, has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services, supermarkets, health services, veterinary services, golf course and a livestock market.

The regional capital of Dumfries has a broader range of high street shops, supermarkets and services, as well as a major hospital, and the Crichton Campus, which is home to the southern campuses of both the University of Glasgow and the University of the West of Scotland.

The south west of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and for the diversity of its sporting and recreational pursuits. As well as walking in the nearby Galloway hills, and sailing and sea angling on the Solway, the area’s rivers and lochs provide good opportunities for both salmon, sea trout and trout fishing. There are several golf courses within a short drive and the area offers numerous opportunities for cycling along the quiet country roads as well as the more arduous mountain bike centres of the Seven Stanes, which include the nearby routes at Dalbeattie, Kirrroughtree and Mabie. Loch Ken is renowned for its water pursuits of water skiing, sailing, fishing and many others. The Galloway Activity Centre based on the Loch offers a variety of water sport courses.

The communications to the area are good, with regular flights to London and mainland Europe from Prestwick 56 miles north, and also Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports 94 and 93 miles respectively. There is a main line railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie. The M74 motorway network is accessible at Gretna.