Twynholm, Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway, DG6 4NY

Offers Over £490,000

14.78 acres

Bedroom Count icon 3

  • An attractive registered smallholding in a rural/edge of village location. 14.78 acres
  • 3 Reception rooms. 3 Bedrooms
  • Steel portal framed shed with adjoining handling pens
  • Edge of village, thriving community. Village School. Community run pub.
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SITUATION Walltrees attractively sits on the very edge of the village of Twynholm offering all the advantages of rural living but with the benefits of village life within walking distance. Twynholm has a pub, a mechanic’s garage and a primary school. A good range of shops, supermarkets schools and services are available in both Kirkcudbright and Castle Douglas, 3.5 and 8 miles distant respectively. Kirkcudbright is known as the Artists’ Town which has a range of festivities and events throughout the year including an annual Arts and Crafts Trail, Jazz festival, and a popular farmers market. Services include two small supermarkets, independent shops, art gallery, doctors, vets and swimming pool, as well as a primary and secondary school complex. The nearby market town of Castle Douglas also has a good range of shops, and other services, and is designated Dumfries and Galloway’s Food Town. The regional capital of Dumfries, about 26 miles distant, offers a wider range of shops, retail outlets and services including the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and the Crichton Campus providing further education courses, and railway station. Communications to the area are very good, with a regular daily bus service from the town, and railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie. The M74 motorway is about 50 miles distant allowing easy access north and south. Regular flights to parts of the UK and Ireland as well as continental Europe depart from Prestwick Airport, which is 65 miles to the north. Both Glasgow and Edinburgh with their international airports are 95 and 107 miles respectively. A daily ferry service to Northern Ireland operates with Stenna Link from Cairnryan, aorund 50 miles to the west, close to StranraerDESCRIPTION The original farmhouse is believed to date from around the 1870s further extended in the mid 1900s. A further extension converting a farm barn added the living room and sun room in 1995, provides a spacious family home in highly desirable edge of village location with land and outbuilding. The farmhouse is south facing and overlooks much of the land to the front, side and rear due to its prime central location within the holding. The property provides generous family accommodation over 1 ½ floors with three generous reception rooms, large kitchen breakfast room, utility, bedroom and shower room to the ground floor. Two bedrooms to the first floor. Although now in need of some modernisation the property presents well and benefits from gas central heating and double glazing throughout with huge potential to adapt the existing space or add to should the purchaser require (Subject to consents). Walltrees provides a highly desirable lifestyle property offering many key and appealing attributes which continue to be in high demand within the current market. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Hall. Living Room. Sun Room. W.C. Utility Room. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Dining Room. Shower Room. Staircase Hall/Cloakroom. Bedroom. First Floor:Bedroom x2. Storage Room. OUTBUILDINGSSteel Portal Framed Shed (14m X 7m) with water and electric. Roller door. Adjoining to rear:Holding/Sorting Pens (13.6m x 5.6m) with electric and water. Could easily be adapted to provide stable facilities to support an equestrian holding (subject to relevant consents). Provides direct access out to the paddocks. GARDEN AND GROUNDSThe property is approached via an avenue lined with trees to one side and a range of mature perennial shrubs on each side within a gravel bed. The garden has ease of maintenance in mind with a large part hard standing for numerous vehicle parking, providing vehicular access to the front & rear of the property but also to the outbuilding, car port and holding pens to rear. An additional area of garden to the side with lawn, patio and drying area. Could be easily adapted for those looking to grow vegetable or create further growing space. The grounds extend to just over 14 acres and are divided into 3 principal enclosures with Walltrees Farmhouse and outbuilding centrally located within. The three fields are laid to grass and are registered with the Scottish Government and Rural Payments & Inspections Division SGRPID under the location code 517/0003. The boundaries comprise a mixture of stone dyke, hedging & post and wire fencing. The land historically has been both grazed and cropped for silage.CLAWBACKThe sale will be subject to the purchaser(s) entering into an agreement with the sellerssupported by a standard security in favour of the Sellers over part of the grounds (nearest village) in question to pay tothe Sellers 25% of the uplift in value in the event of planning permission being granted fordevelopment for any purpose other than agricultural during the period of 15 years following the date of sale.