12 Throughgate, St John's Town of Dalry, Castle Douglas, DG7 3UU

Immaculately presented 5 bedroomed detached family home situated in the attractive village of St John's Town of Dalry. Bedrooms may be used flexibly to suit family needs.

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Property Overview



12 Throughgate, St John’s Town of Dalry is a substantial and spacious 5 bedroomed detached house situated in the attractive village of St John’s Town of Dalry.

The property has been well maintained by the current owners during their time of ownership and it is in “walk-in” condition. The rooms are bright and spacious many with large picture windows taking full advantage of the delightful views to the Galloway Hills in the distance.

The garden is of a good size with a graveled area offering ample off road parking this leading on to a wooden Garage. There are a variety of heathers and shrubs to the front of the house and steps leading to the front door. The garden to the rear is laid mainly in lawn with established hedges, trees and shrubs and is enclosed by a well maintained wooden fence. There are two external lights, one to the front and one on the corner of the house giving good light to both doors.

12 Throughgate was originally built as a single storey bungalow approximately 49 years ago and part of the roof space was subsequently converted to form the first floor living accommodation in 1983. The main walls are of traditional cavity brick construction, plastered internally, part rendered and part facing brick externally. It has an internal floor area of 165m2.

All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.

INTERNAL viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate the accommodation available.

Accommodation comprises:

Double glazed door and side screen, fitted carpet, telephone point, hatch to attic, electric storage heater, burglar alarm control panel, door chime, ceiling light.

Lovely bright room with two large picture windows to front and side with delightful views to the hills beyond, fitted carpet, attractive wooden fire surround with marble inlay and hearth, T.V. aerial point, electric storage heater.

Accessed from both the Hall and Inner Hall by way of two 15 pane glazed doors, large picture window to front with lovely views, fitted carpet, freestanding electric coal effect fire, T.V. aerial point, ceiling light .

Fitted carpet, two electric storage heaters, two ceiling lights, attractive wooden open tread staircase leads to upper floor.

Fully fitted with a range of wooden floor and wall units incorporating double oven, electric hob with cooker hood above, fitted microwave, built-in breakfast table with glass display cabinet above and fitted wine rack below, glass display shelving, 1½ sink and drainer, electric storage heater and integrated blow heater, part tiled, ceramic tiled floor, three downlighters and under unit lighting, integrated dishwasher, washing machine and fridge, corner cupboards with integral carousel units, telephone point. Note: The Vendors have stated the washing machine and has been installed for over 15 years and may naturally stop working in due course due to it’s age. This will not be replaced.

Ceramic tiled floor, good sized “walk-in” cupboard with power and light and shelving, fitted shelved cupboards with electric meters and fuse box, glazed door and side screen to outside.

Double window to side garden which is connected to the burglar alarm system, fitted carpet, cupboard with hot water tank and shelving and burglar alarm control panel, fitted double wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

Double window to rear garden, double fitted wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving, fitted carpet, curtains, telephone point.

Double window to side garden, fitted carpet.


Fitted carpet, electric storage heater, large window, two ceiling lights.

Fitted with wardrobe with built-in chest of drawers and shelving, velux roof light, fitted carpet, part coombed.

Bath, fully tiled shower cubicle with Miralec Supreme electric shower, W.C., wash-hand basin, bidet, part tiled, vinyl flooring, extractor fan, central heat light, shaver point.

Good sized double room with large velux roof window giving lovely views to the front, fitted carpet, telephone point.

Fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira Zest electric shower, W.C., wash-hand basin, part tiled, velux roof light to front, large cupboard with shelving and hanging rails with louvred doors, three spotlight unit, vinyl flooring, shaver point, electric towel rail.


St. John’s Town of Dalry is situated amongst some of Galloway’s most appealing scenery.  It is enveloped by the rolling hills of the Rhinns of Kells and is bordered by the River Ken which flows by the village.  Access to the hills is enhanced by the Southern Upland Way which passes through the village and is a popular route for hill walkers. Dalry is part of a wider area known as the Glenkens which includes three other villages.

The village of Dalry benefits from local playgroup and nursery education, as well as having its own Primary and Secondary schools. Classes are small and both schools provide excellent educational facilities. Dalry is a friendly, caring community and children here continue to enjoy the pleasures of outdoor play .... very often using the facilities around the school playing field.

Within the village there is a well stocked local store with Post Office facilities, a play park for young children, a church, town hall, library, hairdresser/ beautician, 24 hour garage service, as well as two local hotels.  The Clachan Inn was recently awarded the Dumfries & Galloway Pub of the Year: well deserved.   Dalry also has a regular bus service.

The Glenkens Medical Practice is situated three miles distant in the nearby village of New Galloway.  They have their own pharmacy and also offer a range of extra medical facilities.  The CatStrand Community and Arts Centre is located there too; many local events and recreational activities are held there. 

For those interested, Dalry has an excellent bowling green and New Galloway has a popular nine hole golf course. There are also several 18 hole courses in Dumfries & Galloway

The main market town of Castle Douglas lies 15 miles distant. Here you will find supermarkets, chemists, butchers, banks etc., as well as an abundance of interesting individual shops.  Castle Douglas is known as the Galloway Food Town and is a very popular tourist venue.

The regional town of Dumfries is approximately 30 miles distant.  It is associated with the poet Robert Burns who lived there for part of his life. Dumfries has a variety of larger shops and stores.  The newly built Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary lies in the outskirts of the town.  The Crichton Campus of Glasgow University is also situated in Dumfries.

This area of Southwest Scotland is well known for its unspoilt countryside and diverse landscape. The outdoor and sporting enthusiast is extremely well catered for and there exists the ability to take shooting locally, with fishing readily available on the Rivers Dee, Nith, Annan and Border Esk. Given the diverse landscape, the outdoor enthusiast is afforded the opportunity of wonderful walks, sailing, cycling, (The 7 Stanes Cycle Route), and for the golfer there are an abundance of good local courses. The nearby Loch Ken with its sailing centre provides endless opportunities for water sports and there is a water skiing centre on the Eastern side of the Loch. The property is situated in an area which has a thriving cultural and art and craft scene, with the area having world heritage status for its ‘Dark Skies’.

By contacting the Hewats Property team on 01556 502946.

DG7 3UU.

Currently Band F.

Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Economy 7 electric heating. Full Double Glazing.

A Home Report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on 0141 338 6222 or by logging onto www.onesurvey.org.

The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band – F.

Offers in Scottish Legal form should be lodged with the selling agents’ Castle Douglas Office. Interested parties are strongly recommended to register their interest with the selling agents as a closing date may be fixed for offers

Subject to negotiation.

Approximate dimensions:

Ground Floor

• LIVING ROOM 6.05m x 3.56m
• DINING ROOM 4.29m x 3.06m
• KITCHEN 4.55m x 2.86m
• REAR HALL 1.53m x 1.46m
• BEDROOM 1 3.80m x 3.27m
• BEDROOM 2 3.8Om x 2.83m
• BEDROOM 3 3.84m x 2.86m

Upper Floor

• BEDROOM 4 3.9m x 3.26m (including wardrobes)
• MASTER BEDROOM 4.04m x 3.27m
• EN-SUITE 2.36m x 2.18m (longest & widest)
• BATHROOM 3.25m x 2.07m (longest & widest)

Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.