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2 Coastguard Cottages, Portling, Dalbeattie, DG5 4PZ

Offers in Region of £199,000

2 Coastguard Cottages, Portling, Dalbeattie, DG5 4PZ

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2 Coastguard Cottages, Portling, Dalbeattie is a well presented and spacious mid terraced two storey dwellinghouse, one of three, located in the small coastal hamlet of Portling on the Solway Coast. The Cottage enjoys lovely views over the surrounding countryside and to the hills beyond. It is approximately 1 mile to the east of Colvend and 6 miles to the south east of Dalbeattie.

Access to the property from the public road is via a shared tarmac driveway. To the front there is a gravelled parking area with space for two cars.

The garden to the rear is private with a paved patio area immediately to the rear of the house this then leads to a good sized area of lawn with a flower border with variety of shrubs and plants. Drying Area. Wooden garden shed with felt roof (Rear). Oil tank. Outside light. Outside water tap.

The garden is bounded by hedgerow with the exception of the stone wall to the rear.

At the end of the terrace there is a further parking area shared by two of the cottages No 1 & No 2.

Note: There is a pedestrian right of way over for the neighbouring property for wheely bin access only.

2 Coastguard Cottages is approximately 90 years old and is of traditional cavity brick construction, plastered internally and rendered and painted externally. Cavity wall insulation has been installed. It has an internal floor area of 88M2.

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

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

Accommodation comprises:

UPVC door with glazed panel


Traditional rendered cavity brick construction with mono pitched timber framed slate covered roof, concrete floor, fitted carpet, coat hooks.

Half glazed oak door through to:


Fitted carpet, smoke alarm, cupboard housing electric meter and consumer unit, ceiling light, stairs to upper floor.  

LIVING ROOM             5.11m x 3.30m

Sizeable room with picture window to front and rear, curtain pole and curtains, two central heating radiators, Sky satellite point, T.V. aerial point, BT point, electric stove effect fire set on marble hearth with marble inlay and wooden surround.

BEDROOM 1/DINING ROOM            3.34m x 3.03m

Bright multi purpose room with window to front, curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ceiling light, recessed shelving with cupboard below, oak door.

KITCHEN         4.66m x 2.18m

Range of base and wall units with corner display, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, breakfast bar area, window to rear, four way spotlight unit, plumbed for automatic washing machine, cooker point, space for fridge, tiled splashbacks, vinyl wood effect flooring, extractor fan, immersion switch, shelved cupboard.

15 pane glazed door to:


Traditional rendered cavity brick construction with mono pitched timber framed slate covered roof, concrete floor, cupboard housing Grant condensing combination boiler (installed September 2016 – also provides hot water) and shelving, coat hooks, space for chest freezer, half glazed UPVC door to rear garden.

Returning to the Hall. Carpeted stairs with wooden rail leads to: 


Picture window with views over the rear garden and the surrounding countryside, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, ceiling light, hatch to attic.

BEDROOM 2     5.11m x 3.32m

Spacious and Airy double sized room with scenic windows on two elevations, fitted carpet, curtain pole and curtains, ceiling light, built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelf above, oak door, wall mounted T.V., central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 3       3.64m x 3m

Generous double room with window to front, central heating radiator, ceiling light, curtain pole and curtains, fitted carpet, built-in cupboard with hanging rail and shelf above, oak door.

BATHROOM        2.66m x 2.65m

Obscure window to rear, champagne coloured suite comprising of corner bath with wood panelled front, Triton Amber III shower, shower curtain and track, W.C., wash-hand basin, oak door, Mosaic tiled vinyl flooring, fully tiled, Dimplex wall heater, pine clad ceiling, three way spotlight unit, curtain track and curtains, central heating radiator, oval shaped wall mirror.


Portling is close to the coastal villages of Rockcliffe and Kippford which has a marina, safe moorings and a sailing club. There is a good village shop, post office and primary school located within the village of Colvend which is only one mile away.  whilst there is a larger range of shops, schools and services in both Dalbeattie (7 miles away) and Castle Douglas.(12miles away).

The area offers wonderful sporting and recreational opportunities and is well known for its mild climate and long growing season. There are numerous lochs and rivers locally providing excellent fishing as well a salmon and sea trout fishing on some of Dumfriesshire’s larger rivers such as the Nith and Annan. Colvend golf course is situated nearby whilst the championship course at Southerness is only eight miles to the east. The area is also perfect for cycling along the quiet country roads as well as mountain biking in the nearby forest parks forming part of the nationally renowned Seven Stanes routes.

Communications to the area are very good. There are railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie and the M74 motorway network can be reached in about 45 minutes by road. There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about 1½ hours drive north, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in less than 2 hours.


By contacting Hewats the Selling Agents, our contact details can be located at the front of the sales brochure.


Currently Band B.


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


Mains water, electricity. Septic tank drainage.

Oil fired central heating. UPVC double glazed casement style windows.


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.




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Key Features

  • Double Glazing
  • Driveway
  • Garden, Private
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
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