Camusfearna, Merse Way, Kippford

OFFERS OVER £245,000
Charming and spacious split level detached house with attached Garage. The property is surrounded by mature gardens and enjoys outstanding views towards the Urr Estuary and the hills beyond, within the ever popular coastal village of Kippford.

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Property Overview

Camusfearna is within walking distance of the popular Yacht Club, the public Slipway, local hotels which serve delightful food and beverages and the many walks in and around Kippford and Rockcliffe.

The property has recently been redecorated throughout with neutral tones from Farrow and Ball paint range. In addition to this high quality John Lewis carpets have been fitted throughout with the exception of the Bathroom and Kitchen. New interior window dressings are of 5 star quality and have been individually designed and installed, again with the exception of the Kitchen.

It occupies a back lying position within a good sized rectangular shaped site. This is accessed via double wrought iron gates. There is a tarmac driveway that offers off-road parking for several cars and this leads to the front of the Garage and to the front door. The remainder of the front garden is laid to gravel with mature trees and shrubbery, a small lawn area, a paved patio area and a timber framed Summer House. 


Single Garage with up and over door, light, electric fuse switch, shelving. It is of rendered single leaf brick construction with flat, timber framed fibreglass covered roof.

A timber framed store/workshop with mono pitched mineral felt covered roof is attached to the rear of the Garage. 

To either side of the house there are pathways with planted borders that leads round to the rear where there is a small landscaped private garden. Oil tank. Two outside lights. Outside water tap,

The whole of the garden is bounded by wooden fencing,

Camusfearna was built approximately 50 years ago and is of traditional cavity concrete block construction, plastered internally, rendered and painted externally above a facing brick base course. It has an internal floor area of 102m2.

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

INTERNAL viewing is strongly recommended for this property to appreciate the accommodation and its location.


Accommodation comprises:


Aluminium framed door with two glazed panels gives access to:


Wood panelled walls, coir matting, key safe.


Newly fitted carpet, understairs cupboard, further cupboard with light, electric switch for shower, shelving, central heating radiator, three way spotlight unit, central heating control switch, fuse box, electric meter, access to partially floored loft with light and by way of Ramsay type ladder.


Window to front, newly designed interior roman blind, newly fitted carpet, central heating radiator, three way modern spotlight unit, two double built-in wardrobes with shelving and rail.


Window to front, newly fitted carpet with goblet heading, check patterned, high quality interior designed curtains, three way modern light fitting, built-in cupboard with shelving, built-in wardrobes with ample shelving and rail space.


Five steps leads up to:



Range of Beech base and wall units with sleek handles, drawers and larder unit, 1½ stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, under pelmet lighting, extractor fan, free standing electric cooker, four recessed spotlights in pelmet over side window which is fitted with a roller blind, space for tumble dryer, plumbed for automatic washing machine, space for fridge/freezer and additional space if required for dishwasher, four way chrome spotlight unit, tiled splashbacks.


Ample family dining space with door to outside with glazed panel and window to rear, newly interior pinch pleat designed curtains, telephone point.


Fully tiled room with cushioned flooring, corner shower with electric shower, three way modern spotlight unit, champagne coloured wash-hand basin with chrome taps and W.C with wooden seat, obscure window to rear with sheer linen curtain, four tiled wall mirror, mirrored door bathroom cabinet, built-in shelving.


Stairs with Two drop ceiling lights in stair well leads up to Study and Lounge.


Glazed panelled wall, velux window with blind, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, built-in shelving, three way spotlight track unit, glazed door. Note: This was previously used as the third bedroom and could be converted back with the appropriate planning consent.


Open Plan through to:


Large picture window to front with outstanding views towards the Urr Estuary and the hills beyond, Three way candle light fitting, two central heating radiators, central heating control, wood burner set in stone fireplace with slate hearth and painted mantle, T.V. aerial point, telephone point, newly interior pencil pleat check patterned designed curtains, track and venetian blind.



The villages of Kippford and nearby Rockcliffe form the premier residential coastal area in Dumfries and Galloway. Much of this area, of outstanding natural beauty, is under the ownership of the National Trust for Scotland.

Kippford is a picturesque sailing village and a popular holiday destination four miles from Dalbeattie, which recently benefited from a newly built learning campus which brings together the Nursery, Primary and Secondary School all onto one shared site (Opened November 2017), as well as a full range of shops and services. A further 14 miles west lies Dumfries the County Town for the region and the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary which opened December 2017. The village of Kippford is home to the Solway Yacht Club and benefits from two hotels, which offer excellent food and accommodation, as well as a small shop, café, marine chandlery, public slipway and substantial moorings.

The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. There is good hill walking in nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well as the 7 Stanes mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. For walking enthusiasts there are many lovely walks in the area for all abilities including from Kippford to the village of Rockcliffe along the Jubilee Path, and coastal walks along the cliffs at Portling to Sandyhills where there is a pretty beach. There are other sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiast there is the nearby Championship course at Southerness, 11 miles away, and there are several other courses nearby including Kippford, Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas. The Solway Coast is popular with sailors and Kippford and Kirkcudbright have safe moorings. In addition Kirkcudbright is the local Artists town with a number of galleries offering a range of exhibitions throughout the year.

Communications to the area are very good. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries and also Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network is 45 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one and half hours drive to the north. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in less than two hours.



By contacting the Hewats Property team on 01556 502946.



DG5 4LH.



Currently Band F.  



Mains water, electricity and drainage.

Oil fired central heating.  and UPVC framed double glazed casement style windows with the exception of the timber framed single glazed window in the Shower Room.



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



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



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:


  • HALL                             4.18m x 1.77m
  • BEDROOM 1                  3.48m x 2.78m
  • BEDROOM 2                  3.73m x 3.44m
  • KITCHEN/DINER          3.51m x 2.49m
  • SHOWER ROOM            2.80m x 2.56m
  • STUDY                          2.96m x 2.04m (at widest)
  • LOUNGE                       4.5m x 4m
Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.