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Netherbar Croft

Corsock, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, South West Scotland, DG7 3DT

Offers Over £275,000


  • An attractive detached rural cottage in a peaceful countryside setting.

  • 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms.

  • Parking/turning area.

  • Countryside views.

  • 1.1 acres of mature garden grounds

  • Garden Shed

Netherbar Croft sits just south of the village of Corsock, and only 6 miles from the village of Crocketford, which has a popular village shop and village pub, the Galloway Arms. Crocketford sits on the …

Netherbar Croft sits just south of the village of Corsock, and only 6 miles from the village of Crocketford, which has a popular village shop and village pub, the Galloway Arms. Crocketford sits on the main A75 trunk road leading east to Dumfries and west to Castle Douglas. There is a good range of individual shops and services in Castle Douglas, known as the region’s Food Town, and a broader range of high street shops, larger supermarkets, retail parks, large hospital and university campuses in Dumfries. There is a village school in nearby Springholm, 6.6 miles distant.

The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. There is good hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the designated cycle routes, as well the Seven Stanes forest mountain bike trails. The nearest of these is Dalbeattie Forest with its extensive network of specialist cycle paths, bridal ways and footpaths. There are varied sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiasts there is the championship course at Southerness, and several other courses nearby, including the 9 hole courses at Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie, and New Galloway. Netherbar Croft sits in countryside with little or no light pollution and just a short distance from the Galloway Forest Park, which is home to the Dark Skies Park, the first such designated outside of the USA. Spectacular night skies are visible both here and in the Park. A short distance away lies Loch Ken, which has a popular sailing centre with a number of water sports and activities available. The Solway coast is also popular with sailors, with both Kippford and Kirkcudbright having safe moorings.

Communications to the area are very good. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries and also Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network can be reached in about an hour and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is 52 mile drive to the North. International airports at Edinburgh 112 miles and Glasgow 98 miles distant.

Netherbar Croft is a traditional 3 bedroom home occupying a generous 1.1 acre site of mature gardens overlooking open farmland on all sides. The property is deceptively spacious and offers comfortable accommodation space with great potential to further develop should the purchaser require (subject to relevant planning consents). The rear porch opens into the spacious modern Kitchen/Breakfast room which provides a central sociable hub of the home. The property further benefits from oil central heating and double glazing together with an oil fired stove in the living room ideal for the colder nights but also offers a connection to the garden space with French doors opening directly out, ideal entertaining space. The conservatory provides an additional space to unwind, and provides direct access to the garden. The attic, accessed via hatch and loft ladder, currently used as a hobby/music space by the current owner provides ideal hobby space or ideal office space from which to work from home. A large roof Velux provides an abundance of natural light, with an integrated glazed floor panel continuing that down into the main hallway. Netherbar Croft benefits from lovely countryside views and is a beautifully peaceful location from which to enjoy the surroundings.


Ground Floor: Entrance Porch. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Bathroom/Utility. Conservatory. Living Room. Three Bedrooms.

Attic/Hobby Space – Accessed through loft hatch via loft ladder.

Extensive plot principally bound by a stone dyke, predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs planted throughout the plot. Gated access leads to a gravel drive/parking area with sufficient parking for a number of cars. A secondary gate access allows clearer access to the timber shed. Beyond the shed is an area of amenity woodland. To the side of the property a decorative water feature which can be seen from the conservatory and master bedroom.

Garden Shed (6m x 3m) – of timber construction.