Corsock, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland, DG7 3DS

Offers Over £520,000

14.4 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

Reception Count icon 3

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  • A peaceful lifestyle property in stunning rural location
  • Detached family home.
  • 3 reception rooms. 3/4 bedrooms Principal field extending to about 12 acres.
  • Range of outbuildings.
  • Potential to convert (subject to permissions).
  • Far reaching countryside views
  • Stables/workshop. 14.4 Acres in all.
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SITUATION Barmark is situated near to the village of Corsock, and only 8 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 primary school in nearby Springholm and in Dalry, New Galloway and Moniaive. 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. Barmark sits 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 in the locality 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 a 51 mile drive to the North. International airports at Edinburgh 100 miles and Glasgow 85 miles distant. DESCRIPTION Barmark offers a delightful lifestyle property in appealing rural location, just a short distance from a range of local amenities. Offering the best of both worlds by way of rural location and countryside views, yet main towns & services nearby, 8 Miles to village shop/pub, Castle Douglas just 12 miles distant. Barmark itself originally dates from the mid 1800s (around 1863) with additions to the farmhouse in the early 1900s. Providing a spacious property over two levels with well-appointed rooms and a fine balance between entertaining, family space and bedroom space with a flexibility to re-configure to adapt to a specific purchasers needs. The traditional farmhouse kitchen/dining with fitted units and Oil fired Rayburn provides the heart of the home with supporting back Kitchen accessed through opening. Large front window looks across the courtyard to the outbuildings. The property maintains many original features with cornicing, ceiling rose and window shutters with sash and case style windows and farmhouse latch doors maintain that more traditional feel. The main living room with wood burning stove and multi aspect views is a great space to unwind on a cooler evening, looking out over the field and to the rolling countryside beyond. The property further benefits from double glazing throughout with oil fired central heating. Water is via a private supply, with holding tank which is gravity fed and filtered through UV filtration. The extensive range of outbuildings at Barmark support the property/diversification and offer such flexibility by way of how they might be utilised, specific to the buyers needs. With stables (currently set up as 3), workshop and vast storage space and appealing development potential particularly to the former Hay Barn/Loft – subject to relevant consents. Barmark is a delightful lifestyle offering with such great opportunity for a rural buyer. The land is currently seasonally grazed with cattle by a local farmer. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Porch. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Back Kitchen. Dining Room. Snug. Living Room. Bedroom. W.C. First Floor:Bedroom. Bathroom. Bedroom. Shower Room. Bedroom/ Dressing Room. OUTBUILDINGSFormed around a traditional courtyard steading, majority with electric/ with power in workshop and garage:Open Fronted Store 10.1m x 4mTool Store 2.4m x 3.7mTank Room 3.7m x 4.3mByre (2 doors access) 3.9m x 6.3mGarden Store 3.9m x 4mStables x2 (Corner) 3.9m x 10.9mSingle Stable / Store 3.8m x 3.6mWorkshop 5.1m x 11.2mLog Store 6.1m x 4.8Large Garage 4.8m x 3.9mHay Loft Above (accessed via stairs from Log Store) 4.9m x 10.4mGARDEN (AND GROUNDS) The access track is owned by Barkmark but the upkeep/maintenance is shared proportionately between all those who have a right of access over it, as detailed in the Title Deeds. This leads to the private central courtyard. The grounds extend predominantly to the front of the property with a large field enclosure extending to about 12.75 acres, the garden grounds compliment the farmhouse beautifully with a range of mature shrubs and trees but not compromising on the outlook. The land that wraps around the courtyard, courtyard itself and field in total provides about 14.4 acres. SERVICES, COUNCIL TAX AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE(S)Property Water Electricity Drainage Tenure Heating Council Tax EPCBarmark Private Supply Mains Septic Tank Freehold Oil Central Heating Band E POST CODE : DG7 3DSWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: URBAN.FACED.SWERVINGSOLICITORSCavers and Co, 40-42 St. Mary StreetKirkcudbrightDG6 4DNFIXTURES AND FITTINGSNo items are included unless specifically mentioned in these particulars. Carpets, Curtains, Blinds and light fittings are all included. Further items available by separate negotiation.VIEWINGSStrictly by appointment with the Selling Agents.