Twopin Cottages, Crossmichmael, DG7 3AP

“GARDENERS WORLD” - Semi-detached, two storey, former railway cottage, situated within close proximity to the popular Galloway village of Crossmichael.

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Property Overview

Two Pin Cottage, Crossmichael, Castle Douglas is a semi-detached, two storey, former railway cottage, situated within close proximity to the popular Galloway  village of Crossmichael with lovely views over the surrounding countryside.


The property offers spacious living accommodation over two floors with great potential for further enhancement and scope for extending due to the size of plot in which the property sits in.


A tarmac parking area is situated to the front between the house and the public road.


To the side of the house there is a large lawned area with mature trees, shrubs and plants,  a further off-road parking area.


A pathway is situated immediately to the rear of the house bordered by the garden of the adjoining property. The Oil tank is situated to the rear.  Greenhouse. Outside light. Wooden Garden Shed. 


The garden is bounded by low concrete block walls with the exception of the boundary at the rear pathway, which undefined,


The original Two Pin Cottage comprised of a detached single storey cottage, approximately 150 years old, which was extended at first floor level around the early 1900’s and subsequently divided and converted to form two semi-detached houses with the addition of the two storey rear extension approximately 60 years old. The outer walls of the original front ground floor cottage are of solid stone construction, strapped and lined internally and rendered externally. The main outer walls of the first floor level above the original cottage are of solid brick construction, partly lined and partly plastered on hard internally, rendered externally. The outer walls of the two storey extension are of traditional cavity concrete block/brick construction, plastered internally, rendered externally. The outer walls of the small single storey extension to the rear is of rendered brick construction. Two Pin Cottage has an internal floor area of 125m2.


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


INTERNAL viewing is strongly recommended.







Double glazed door, curtain Poles and curtains, cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box, smoke alarm, door bell, telephone point, fitted carpet. Stairs to upper floor.




Window to front and window to side overlooking garden, curtain poles and curtains, fitted carpet, telephone point, T.V. aerial point, BT broadband Wi-Fi infinity connection, ceiling light, solid fuel fireplace in brick and tiled fireplace, under stairs cupboard with lighting and shelving.  



Window to rear garden, wall and base units, sink and drainer with mixer tap, several sockets, telephone point, two spotlight units, curtain pole and curtains, electric infra red hob and oven with tiled splashback, oil fired Royal rayburn, plumbed for automatic washing machine and dishwasher. Note: The automatic washing machine is not included in the sale.



Fitted carpet, ceiling light, coat hooks, PVC glazed door to Rear Porch.



White W.C., wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, ceiling light, Floatex flooring, window to side, medicine cabinet, Dimplex wall heater



Window to side, pulley, fitted carpet, curtain track and curtains, smoke alarm, ceiling light.



Wooden framed, ceiling light, fitted carpet.



Returning to the Entrance Hall. Carpeted staircase leads to:



Fitted carpet, smoke alarm, hatch to attic, ceiling light, window to side.



Window to rear, fitted carpet, curtain track and curtains, three way spotlight unit, two recess lights, door to cupboard and store area.



Window to rear, fitted carpet, curtain track and curtains, three way spotlight unit, two recess lights, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, shelved cupboard housing hot water tank. Bt Point.



Window to front, curtain pole and curtain, ceiling light, telephone point, white wash-hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity unit.



Obscure window to front, Champagne coloured suite of W.C., wash-hand basin and bath with Gainsborough shower over and shower screen, curtain track and curtains, heated towel rail, Dimplex wall mounted heater, floatex flooring,  shaver point, part tiled.



The village of Crossmichael sits at the bottom of Loch Ken and has a Shop, Primary School, Church and a Pub.


A broader range of facilities can be found in Castle Douglas, which is known as Scotland’s Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses, providing a varied selection of gifts, food and services. There are both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, health services, veterinary services and a thriving livestock market and golf course.


The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits and is a popular tourist destination. There is good hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well as the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park. The Galloway Forest Park which is known for its beauty and tranquillity and is also recognised as Britain’s first Dark Sky Park, which provides astronomers phenomenal views of the stars.


Loch Ken provides superb sailing and water based activities such as kayaking, canoeing etc at the Galloway Activity Centre.


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 40 miles distant and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one hours drive to the north. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in two hours.



By contacting the Hewats Property team on 01556 502946 – Option 3.




DG7 3AP.




Currently Band D.




Mains water and electricity. Shared septic tank drainage.

Full Double Glazing.

Oil tank (Provides cooking, hot water and heats the towel rail in bathroom)

LPG tank is in situ and pipes connected to property, ready for internal connection.




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 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.




There is scope for extending the property but prospective purchasers should make their enquiries with the local Planning Department but no guarantees are given by the sellers or their agents.









Approximate dimensions:


Ground Floor                                                                        


  • ENTRANCE HALL 2.5m x 1.03m
  • LIVING ROOM 4.4m x 4.20m
  • KITCHEN/DINER 8.5m x 4.03m
  • REAR HALL 9.5m x 1m
  • WC. 1.24m x 1m
  • STUDY/BEDROOM 4 8.8m x 2.01m                  



Upper Floor



  • LANDING                                     4.08m x 2.44m (at widest & longest)  
  • BEDROOM 1                         3.2m x 2.99m
  • BEDROOM 2                                2.8m x 2.90m
  • BEDROOM 3                         9.6m x 2.96m










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














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

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