Nether Glenlair

Knockvennie, Castle Douglas, DG7 3NY

Offers Over £650,000

Bedroom Count icon 5

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 2

  • A traditional 5 bedroom farmhouse with two further cottages.
  • 3 Reception Rooms.
  • Large Garden. Off road parking.
  • Spectacular views. Steading.
  • Approx 24.65 acres (9.97 hectares)

DESCRIPTION The main farmhouse offers accommodation over two and a half storeys and offers five bedrooms in total with an additional room above the kitchen with some modernisation could be turned into a further bedroom or office. The large kitchen has an oil fired Rayburn and has ample room for dining with the addition of a large pantry and boiler room. There is a generous living room, dining room and snug all located to the ground floor. To the first floor there is a family bathroom, main bedroom and two double bedrooms. Then to the loft space there are two further bedrooms. The Dairy cottage is adjacent to the farm steading and offers ground floor living accommodation with a small enclosed garden. The property requires full renovation.Gate Cottage is located at the bottom of the driveway and offers accommodation over 2 floors. With a kitchen, bathroom, living area and box bedroom located to the ground floor. A further bedroom to the first floor. This property has off road parking, a garden to the side and further garden to the other side of the main driveway. This property could provide an opportunity for additional income via a holiday let or as a long term residential let.The main farm steading comprises of steel portal framed with block-built sides below sheeted metal roof. Concrete floor with central feed passageway between livestock pens. Approx. 18m x 18m and a further steel portal framed with cement fibre sheeted roof. Concrete floor, block-built sides and Yorkshire Boarding above. Sheep handling pens inside. Approx. 21m x 18mThere are currently plans to progress an afforestation project around the property. Draft plans will be available on request and potential purchasers will be offered the opportunity to comment on the consultation for the project.SITUATION Nether Glenlair is situated in a rural location yet local amenities are easily accessible in the regions Food Town of Castle Douglas. There are a good range of individual shops and services. A broader range of high street shops, larger supermarkets, retail parks, the regions main hospital, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and university campuses can be found in Dumfries. Primary and Secondary Schooling is also located in Castle Douglas. The Southwest 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. Nether Glenlair is 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. ACCOMMODATION Nether Glenlair Farmhouse: Ground Floor: Kitchen, pantry, boiler room, store rooms, shower room, living room, snug, dining roomFirst Floor: Master bedroom, 2 double bedrooms, family bathroom and attic store room above the kitchenSecond Floor: 2 bedroomsNether Glenlair Dairy Cottage:Ground floor: 2 bedrooms, kitchen, bathroom and living roomNether Glenlair Gate Cottage:Ground Floor: Living room, bedroom/office, kitchen bathroom.First Floor: Double bedroom GARDEN (AND GROUNDS)The main farmhouse has extensive gardens which is presently laid to lawn with gravel drive area and mature trees and shrubbery. The Dairy Cottage has a small enclosed garden and Gate Cottage has a small enclosed side garden with larger enclosed garden over the driveway. As there is no requirement for a home report to be prepared one has not been created