Bogrie originates to the 15th century and was originally a tower. Bogrie Tower is one of the oldest inhabited dwelling houses in Dumfriesshire. The main features are the arches in the main walls which are relics of the cross-passage …
Bogrie originates to the 15th century and was originally a tower. Bogrie Tower is one of the oldest inhabited dwelling houses in Dumfriesshire. The main features are the arches in the main walls which are relics of the “cross-passage” through which the stock passed into the central courtyard.
In the 1860’s was partly dismantled and converted into a two storey house and latterly extend with the addition of the sun room which has been blended onto the south elevation in order to take advantage of the panoramic views. The main house has an archway door, two date stones and many original features throughout including the stone fire places, the oak and stone lintels and the receded windows. The main living space has the original fire place which has the addition of a modern multi fuel stove, exposed stone work and staircase leading to the first floor where there are three bedrooms with the primary bedroom having en-suite facilities. Then a further family bathroom. From the kitchen/breakfast room you can access the garden and leads through to the boot room and a further ground floor bedroom, shower room and office.
There is a 36 kilowatt hydro-electric generator located at the foot of the property with a feed-in tariff and export sale of around £21,000 per annum depending upon rainfall
High Esslin is a detached two bedroom bungalow that was constructed in the late 1990’s. This property offers privacy from the main house and offers spacious ground floor accommodation which could be utilised for extended family living or let out as it has done for many years offering the owners a reliable income.
Entry will not be before mid October 2022.
Ground Floor: Living room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room with large pantry, boot room, shower room, office and bedroom
First Floor: Principle bedroom with en-suite, two further bedrooms, family bathroom and large linen cupboard.
Ground floor: Kitchen, utility room, dining rooms, sun porch, lounge, family bathroom, two bedrooms one with en-suite shower room.
GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)
There are landscaped garden and grounds immediately surrounding Bogrie and extends to 33.46 acres of rough grazing, permanent pasture and designated ancient woodland. High Esslin has its own, easy to maintain, lawn area.
From Dumfries take the A76 north to Holywood, and then take the B725 signposted to Dunscore and Moniaive. On entering Dunscore, bear left at the war memorial and follow the road to the hamlet of Milton. Then take the right hand turn signposted Corsock and follow this road for about 1¾ miles and immediately before the hump back bridge (white painted stones at side of road) take the private drive on the right to Bogrie. Follow this driveway until you reach Bogrie.