Barvennan FarmhouseBarvennan, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 6QH
Offers Over £340,000
- A charming traditional Galloway farmhouse and smallholding in a stunning situation.
- An extensive family home
- 1-2 reception rooms. 4-5 bedrooms.
- 2 Paddocks with sheep shelter and hen house.
- Wooden Workshed/Workshop with solar panel & power.
- Garden with patio, Polytunnel and raised beds.
- About 4.46 acres
- POST CODE : DG8 6QH
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SITUATION Barvennan Farmhouse and smallholding is situated in a beautiful location overlooking Cairnsmore of Fleet, less than four miles from Newton Stewart, and in close proximity to the village of Kirkcowan and Scotland’s National Book Town Wigtown. Newton Stewart is known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills, it has a number of primary schools, the Douglas Ewart High School, a museum, leisure centre, three supermarkets, a post office which offers all postal and banking services, a cinema, and a wide range of shops, offices, businesses, hotels and restaurants. The area is well known for outdoor pursuits and sports. Kirroughtree Visitor Centre is situated approximately 4 miles from Newton Stewart and is part of the Seven Stanes range of mountain biking trails. Fishing, shooting, golf and equestrian facilities are all readily available throughout the area. Trains to Ayr and Glasgow are available at Stranraer, about 24 miles from Newton Stewart, and ferries to Northern Ireland sail from nearby Cairnryan. Trains also run from the regional centre of Dumfries, 49 miles to the east. Domestic and international flights are available at Prestwick Airport, 51 miles north, and Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, 84 and 118.5 miles respectively. Motorway links and trains are available at Lockerbie, 61 miles east, and Kilmarnock, 58 miles north. Wigtown, approximately 6.5 miles from Barvennan Farmhouse, holds the annual Wigtown Book Festival, and is home to many bookshops and cafes, with the famous Bladnoch Distillery located just outside the town.DESCRIPTION Barvennan Farmhouse of traditional stone build under a slate roof offers spacious accommodation on two levels. Well proportioned rooms offering a flexibility in layout but a general bright spacious feel regardless of their use. The flag stones in the hallway lead through to the traditional country farmhouse kitchen/dining area with a Raeburn at its heart. An electric Rangemaster cooker with a six ring hob, double Belfast style sink and a walk in pantry further enhance the practicality and usability of the space but still sufficient space for a substantial dining table complimenting the space. The utility/boot room, adjacent to the kitchen, has a further Belfast style sink, space and plumbing for white goods, and a WC/Cloakroom within. The double aspect sitting room benefits from a multi-fuel stove, and Bedroom 5, on the ground floor, has an open fire and could be utilised as a dining room office or study, depending on the requirements of the new owners. The first floor has two main bedrooms, separated by a small office, which all have views over the surrounding countryside towards Cairnsmore of Fleet. A further two bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom with a double shower and bath complete the first floor. Barvennan offers a beautiful family home and with 5 bedrooms space for a large family but great potential to adapt and utilise space as required. Externally the property lends to a lifestyle market offering an attractive 4.5 acres in all. Ideal for those seeking equestrian space, livestock, self sufficiency or simply the privacy and security of outside space to enjoy that belongs to you. Barvennan Farmhouse has oil fired central heating powered by a Worcester Greenstar Danesmoor18/25 combi boiler which is situated behind the property. Mains water is supplied to the property and individually metered and invoiced on a quarterly basis by the neighbouring farmer. **This property is situated adjacent to a working farm steading, a high wooden ranch style fence provides both privacy and shelter, but this must be taken in to consideration before arranging to view Barvennan Farmhouse.** ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Entrance Vestibule, Sitting Room, Bedroom5/Reception Room, Kitchen, Utility Room, WC. First Floor: Bedroom 1, Office, Bedroom 2, Bedroom 3 Bedroom 4, Bathroom.WOODEN WORK SHED/WORKSHOP (3.95 X 2.9) STORE (2.9 X 1.74)A solar panel situated on the roof provides power to the workshop and a clear corrugated roof adds natural light to this workspace, with a workbench, shelving and storage space. This shed could be reconfigured to provide housing for a small amount of livestock, in addition to the sheep shelter. In addition there is a separate storage space on the right of the workshop and a log store on the left. GARDEN (AND GROUNDS) The gravel driveway opens to a parking area suitable for a number of vehicles and a well maintained garden with lawn, patio, raised beds and a 7.62m x 4.27m Polytunnel. LAND (4.19 acres)The land is divided in to two grazing paddocks, currently home to a small flock of sheep. In addition just out in front of the farmhouse there is a hen house and run. DIRECTIONS From Wigtown roundabout at Newton Stewart take the exit signposted for Stranraer (A75) and continue for 1.1 miles, then turn left, past East Knockbrex Farm, and continue for a further 2.7 miles. At the junction turn left and follow the road for approximately 0.3 miles and Barvennan Farmhouse is on your right, there a white stones on the road side and Barvennan Farmhouse sign is on the garden gate. From Stranraer take the A75 and turn right 1.1 miles before Newton Stewart, past East Knockbrex Farm and follow the instructions above. POST CODE DG8 6QH WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: sweetly.evaporate.snowstorm