Cranberry Cottage

Balmaghie, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 2PA

Offers Over £210,000

Bedroom Count icon 2

Reception Count icon 3

Bathroom Count icon 1

  • 3 reception rooms
  • 2 bedrooms
  • Rural location
  • Off road parking
  • Mature and well maintained garden
  • EPC = Band F

*****Verbal offer under consideration*****DESCRIPTIONCranberry Cottage is a charming cottage located in the heart of the Stewartry countryside. The property offers single storey accommodation and with the correct consents could be extended to add further living space. The cottage has a mature and easily maintained garden with seating areas to relax in and enjoy the countryside. The conservatory has double doors leading to one of two patios and the doors have a built-in fly screen to allow good air circulation. Access to the garden can also be gained from the kitchen which leads to the larger of the two patios and to a drying area.Within the kitchen there is a large storage cupboard and pantry offering ample storage solutions and with the dining room located directly off the kitchen, there is ample room for entertaining and dining with family and friends. The main bedroom has built-in wardrobes offering a mixture of hanging rails and shelving for storage. In the living room there is a fire place with an open fire, and leading from the living room is the second bedroom, which could be used as a home office or guest bedroom.SITUATIONCranberry Cottage is located just 2 miles from the A75 providing easy access to the east and west of the region. Local amenities are available in Castle Douglas which include supermarkets, a broad range of individual shops and businesses, primary and secondary schools, doctors, dentists and solicitors. Dumfries, the regional capital, is home to a wide range of high street shops as well as further services, garden centres, large supermarkets, the region’s main hospital, Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, with numerous outpatient services and A&E. The Crichton Campus is home to the southern campuses of Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland. Leisure activities are literally on the doorstep with Loch Ken having numerous water based activities available at Loch Ken Marina and The Galloway Activity Centre, and Loch Roan is a short drive from the cottage where brown trout can be fished under permit. Sporting and equestrian opportunities abound in the region, along with mountain bike trails and hillwalking.Communications to the area are good. There are rainline railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie, providing excellent links north and south. The M74 motorway network is available at Moffat (A74(M) Moffat about 39 miles), and the M6 at Gretna (M6 Gretna about 44 miles). There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport, around 54 miles north. Edinburgh and Glasgow, with their international airports, can be reached in around two hours.ACCOMMODATIONGround Floor: Entrance hall, dining room kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms, living room,conservatory.GARDENTo the north of the cottage is an expansive enclosed lawn with mature shrubbery and a small pond with a flowing water feature. There are two patios for outdoor seating and entertaining and a summer house. For the keen gardener there are two greenhouses and ample opportunity to develop the garden to grow more garden produce. To the side of the property there is a large shed for the storage of garden equipment and bikes.DIRECTIONSFrom Castle Douglas head north on the A713 leading for Crossmichael. At Townhead of Greenlawturn left for Laurieston. Once over the bridge and in the hamlet of Glenlochar take the first left and continue for 0.9 miles then fork left and Cranberry Cottage will be the first property on your right.POST CODEDG7 2PAWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter thefollowing 3 words: jumped.orchestra.chestnuts