1 Bogleknowe Cottage

Bogleknowe Cottage, Balmaclellan, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 3QQ

Offers Over £270,000

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  • Highly desirable detached rural property in an attractive location.
  • 2 Reception Rooms. 3 Bedrooms
  • An attractive family home with countryside views.
  • Garden Studio. Cellar Workshop and a large garden shed.
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  • Jetted. Darts. Mash

SITUATION 1 Bogleknowe is situated just outside the village of Balmaclellan which offers a village shop and community arts centre known as “The Smiddy”. Most other amenities will be found in nearby New Galloway including: the popular Kells primary school, The CatStrand Community and Arts centre, providing film screening, workshops and community events, the Glenkens Medical Practice, two hotels, tea-room and gift shop, as well as a popular community owned village shop and also a post office. Both primary and secondary schools can be found in the nearby village of Dalry (about 3 miles) as well as a shop, the very popular Clachan Inn Hotel and a 24hr garage with small supermarket.A broader range of facilities can be found in the market town of Castle Douglas, which is known as the region’s Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services. There are both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, health services, veterinary services and golf course. Dumfries, about 22 miles distant, is the principal town in the area, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets and other services including the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Also in Dumfries there is the Crichton Campus providing further and higher education courses, as well as the multi-million pound sports and Leisure complex DG One offering a variety of events including theatre, cultural events, conferences and concerts.The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits, and is a popular tourist destination. There is excellent hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. The Galloway Forest Park which is known for its beauty and tranquillity is also recognised as Britain’s First Dark Sky Park, which provides astronomers phenomenal unique views of the stars. There are numerous 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 a nine hole golf course in New Galloway, the championship course at Southerness on the Solway Coast, as well as several other courses in the nearby area. The Solway coast is popular with sailors and at both Kippford and Kirkcudbright moorings are available. 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 is 40 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one and half hours drive to the North. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in two hours comfortably.DESCRIPTION 1 Bogleknowe offers a beautifully presented detached family home in the heart of the peaceful Galloway countryside. The property offers deceptively spacious accommodation over three levels, allowing for attractive entertaining space in the form of a dining room with open fire on the ground floor, and a living room on the lower ground floor, which has doors connecting directly to the garden. Three double bedrooms, two to the first floor enjoying far reaching countryside views and that attractive southerly aspect, and one on the ground floor support the favourable reception space with good bedroom accommodation. The modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room, at the heart of the property provides a more informal breakfast bar dining area and offers direct access to the raised decking area, providing again a stunning elevated spot to dine al fresco or unwind with a refreshment whilst enjoying the peaceful surroundings. The property benefits from an attractive garden studio, currently used as a home gym. This additional space could serve a number of functions such as hobby space, additional accommodation space, or home office. The cellar, with wood burning stove, provides a vast workshop space under the original ground floor footprint of the property. A large shed also provides additional outdoor/workshop/storage space. 1 Bogleknowe enjoys the best of both worlds with the typical peace and quiet of a rural property, yet within easy reach of the amenities of the village and broader services of the regions principal towns. A fine example of a property presented in “turn key condition” allowing you to move in and enjoy your surroundings instantly.GARDEN Attractive garden grounds wrap around the property, with off road parking to the front for a number of vehicles including access to the side of the property. To the rear, the south facing garden is attractively landscaped and provides a relaxing space to unwind with its pleasant south facing aspect. A stream running through with decorative bridge crossing to an area of mature planting, patio area with seating and two larger areas laid to lawn. With access to both cellar and to the garden studio. Sitting above the garden, accessed from the kitchen is the raised deck area – with far reaching countryside views. The garden is bound predominantly on three sides by a combination of fencing, dyke and hedge.POST CODE DG7 3QQWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words:Jetted. Darts. Mash