Kirkcowan, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 0EH

Offers Over £425,000

1.53 acres

Bedroom Count icon 4

Reception Count icon 2

Bathroom Count icon 1

  • 2 reception rooms. 4 bedrooms
  • Country style cottage
  • Artist Studio & Shepherds Hut
  • Range of outbuildings
  • Peaceful lifestyle property
  • Far reaching countryside views
  • Garden
  • A shepherd's hut holiday letting unit is included within the sale, although this is not classed as heritable property as it sits on a wheeled bogie. Accordingly, it has been disregarded for the purpose of the Single Survey and from the valuation.

SITUATION Carsbuie sits in a rural location within the Kirkcowan parish, although about 4.5 miles from the village itself. Kirkcowan is a thriving village with a primary school, public house, village shop and post office. It is located on the Machars Cycle Route which runs through the County of Wigtownshire and links in with other National Cycle Routes. The village is about 7 miles from Wigtown, which is recognised as Scotland’s National Book Town, and a further range of shops, services and amenities with a broader spectrum including supermarkets, secondary schooling, cinema and hospital are available in Newton Stewart, about 8 miles from Carsbuie.The South west of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and for the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. The area boasts several gardens open to the public such as The Logan Botanic Gardens and the gardens at Castle Kennedy as well as the nearby gardens at Galloway House. There is hill walking in the Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the numerous designated cycle routes in the area as well as mountain biking on the Seven Stanes cycle tracks at Kirroughtree and other centres in the Galloway Forests. In addition there are various other sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous rivers and lochs. There is excellent sea fishing available in the area, from the beaches and rocks along the coastline and by boat from the nearby ports of the Isle of Whithorn, Garlieston and Port William. There are also several golf courses within a short drive.Communications to the area are very good and there are regular flights, both international and domestic from Prestwick airport (54 miles) and Glasgow International airport (88 miles) both to the north. Ferry sailings to Northern Ireland are available from Cairnryan (25 miles). The M74 and M6 motorway networks are available to join at Gretna, 80 miles east along the A75.DESCRIPTION Carsbuie is a charming lifestyle property tucked away in a peaceful rural location just a short distance from local amenities. Providing huge opportunity and flexibility with extensive outside space and range of outbuildings that could be tailored to suit a buyers wants or needs. Carsbuie provides a haven for birds and wildlife, surrounded by countryside and woodland, with a host of bird life, hares and deer frequent visitors. The property has a beautiful ‘country cottage’ feel and is light and deceptively spacious in its accommodation offering. Ideal for family life providing a fine balance of reception and entertaining space through the Kitchen/Breakfast room, Living Room and Conservatory space together with 4 bedrooms over the two floors. The kitchen breakfast room with the oil fired Rayburn at its heart provides the hub of the home and acts almost as a connection point between the reception and bedroom space. The living room with its stunning wood burning stove and exposed stainless steel flue is a great feature of the room, ideal for hosting family and friends with views over the garden and beyond and direct access to the raised deck at the rear. The property benefits from recently updated double glazing and new back door, not only enhanced the efficient of the property but the appearance also. Carsbuie as it stands offers such opportunity as a lifestyle property with earning potential from the existing Shepherds Hut, which has previously been advertised as holiday let. The artist room/hobby room and summer house in particular, offer great additional space. The current stables offer ideal animal shelter space. The derelict barn represents a potential for renovation project, subject to necessary consents, possibility of an additional dwelling on the site or rebuild the barn. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Porch. Conservatory. Wet Room. Living Room. Kitchen/Diner. Staircase Hallway. Porch. Bedroom. Bathroom. Bedroom. First Floor:Bedroom. W.C. Master Bedroom. OUTBUILDINGSShepherds Hut 2.3m x 3.48m. Area of raised decking and stunning far reaching views of the surrounding countryside. With woodburning stove, water heater, built in bed with kitchenette area and shower/w.c. Enclosed within its own paddock external space. Previously has been holiday let. Hobby Room/Studio 7.33m x 4.8m. Renovated with the intention to provide a gallery space for previous owner. A light and spacious room with great potential to convert (subject to relevant consents) or further utilise as a hobby/artist space. Contemporary wood burning stove provides heating. 3 large Velux windows flood the room with natural light. Built in cupboard housing water pump and filters for Shepherds Hut water supply.Summer House 4m x 2.9m. Peacefully set away from the cottage and provides an ideal spot to unwind or alternatively utilise as a home office space. With power and electric heating. A secondary vehicular access loops from the access track to rear of summerhouse. Stable 5.6m x 3.3. Stone built with timber roofStable Block 5m x 3.5m. Area of hardstanding timber constructed single stable block. Derelict Barn Situated within the courtyard now with now roof, could provide project to re-instate or change of use. (Subject to consents)GARDEN (AND GROUNDS) Carsbuie is accessed via a private road from a country lane. The track leads to the central courtyard where the main entrance to the property sits, access to the Shepherds Hut and studio/hobby room can also be gained. Two sets of stables currently sit on either side of the road approaching the courtyard belonging to Carsbuie. A large woodland & cleared garden surrounds the property, a cleared area currently provides paddock space for three grazing donkeys. A veg garden area with raised beds ideal for those seeking to “grow their own”. Raised decking to the rear, accessed from living room.POST CODEDG8 0EHWHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words:GROWTH. HOTEL. SNAPPY