Hewats are delighted to present to the market, Rowansrest, 70 Barend, Sandyhills, Dalbeattie, an outstanding 3 bedroom detached single storey timber Lodge situated within an elevated position, close to the onsite facilities as you enter Barend holiday complex which is sited close to the scenic Solway Coast in South West Scotland.
The Lodge’s location is within an easy walk of the local beach (approximately 400 yards). Sandyhills beach being one of the best sandy beaches on the Solway.
If you are looking for a holiday home from home with plenty of room to unwind and escape to then this is the Lodge for you. It bears all the hallmarks of a hotel experience with the added benefit of an open-plan Kitchen, Dining and Lounge area, and two outdoor veranda areas ideal for sitting out to make the most of those lovely Spring/Summer and Autumn evenings with some “Alfresco Dining”. Outdoor lighting in in situ to the front and side of the Lodge also.
Whether you plan to use the Lodge as a couples’ getaway, a family haven or a group holiday destination it is somewhere for you to make those life long memories and to put down some roots in the local area and to enjoy the most beautiful countryside this area has to offer. It also provides the option to earn some extra income by renting it out as a Holiday Let.
During the period in which the current owner has owned Rowansrest they have extensively upgraded the Lodge with the installation of new UPVC double glazed windows and doors, new light fittings and electrical wiring throughout with the installation of electric smoke detectors, new Kitchen and Bathroom fitments along with various external ground work. The Lodge is being sold fully furnished and equipped with the exception of the Rattan garden furniture on patio and a few ornaments in Lounge, making it suitable for immediate entry.
Rowansrest is was constructed circa 1985 and is of non-traditional solid timber interlocking log construction. It is built off a concrete block base, pointed and painted externally. It has an internal floor area of 70m2
The Lodge comes with a Open Plan Layout comprises of:-
Steps lead up from the parking area to a covered veranda to the front giving access to the Spacious, bright and airy Lounge/Diner. The lounge comes with a split faced tiled fireplace with an integrated remote controlled electric wood effect fire and black tiled hearth and oak trim making this the focal point of the room, two wall mounted electric heaters, fitted carpet, decorative lighting, TV connection. The dining area has a space for a table and chairs for six people, window to front and side with bespoke tartan curtains which provides lovely views down over the Holiday village throughout the various seasons. Within the lounge area here is a door which gives access to the side veranda and storage shed and inner door leading to the rear hall and bedroom accommodation.
A modern Kitchen , fitted white gloss base and wall units, white grey and white mosaic tiled splashback, tiled effect flooring, stainless steel sink and drainer, electric infra red hob, single oven below and extractor hood above, Beko fridge freezer, Indesit freestanding dishwasher, window to side.
The first of three bedrooms is the single/twin in size with window to side fitted with bespoke made curtains with blackout lining, wall mounted electric heater, T.V. connection, freestanding ¾ wardrobe.
There are a further two bedrooms which are both double in size, one dressed as a Twin Room the other as a Double, again with freestanding furniture, wall mounted electric heaters and windows to rear. Each Bedroom is tastefully dressed.
The lodge provides an exquisite looking modern Bathroom comprising of a white suite, full bath with Mira Jump electric shower, chrome and glazed bi-fold shower screen, wash-hand basin with mixer tap and W.C. set in built-in white gloss vanity unit with white sparkle worktop and storage, the walls are protected from any water or moisture by the modern grey marble aquaboard, aquaboard panelled ceiling is also installed for ease of maintenance with several spotlights, obscure glazed window to side.
Parking is provided by a gravelled area to front and side of the Lodge and more dedicated parking for two cars at the rear. Additional outside storage comes from the built-in shed to the side of the lounge and can be used for storing items, the electric meter and consumer unit is located within this area.
SERVICES – Mains electricity, LPG communal tank serves the property with a meter located to external box – Serves the central heating boiler. Wi-fi connection.
Mains water and private drainage serving the whole site (included in the Management fee)
HOME REPORT – Please contact the Property Department on 01556 502946 (opt 3) or log onto www.onesurvey.org
COUNCIL TAX & EPC RATING – Council Tax – Currently Business Rated.
EPC – Band – F.
VIEWINGS – Strictly by appointment – to secure your viewing contact the team on 01556 502946 – Opt 3. or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Barend, Sandyhills is approximately 6 miles from Dalbeattie, 12 miles from Castle Douglas, the “Galloway Food town”, and 21 miles south west of Dumfries. Sandyhills Beach is one of the best sandy beaches on the Solway Coast and is a short walk from the Lodge. There are lovely coastal and cliff top walks to the villages nearby including Rockcliffe and at Kippford.
Barend is an ideal location to explore the Galloway countryside as the area provides excellent outdoor activities such as yachting at Kippford, 18 hole golf courses (adjacent Colvend Golf Course and a short drive to a Championship course at Southerness), fishing in lochs and rivers, the 7 Stanes mountain bike trails and walks in the nearby Dalbeattie and Mabie Forests. There is a Wildlife Reserve at Mersehead on the Solway Coast and a Deer Park nearby.
At Barend there is a Farmhouse style complex which provides a private heated indoor swimming pool and sauna, a restaurant and lounge bar (“The Beagle Pub”), boules courts and a small adventure playground.
Barend Riding Centre, and a fishing loch are adjacent to the site.
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.
OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT COMPANY
The owners of the Lodges within the Holiday complex own the land on which their Lodge is built. The remainder (including garden, grounds, roads, amenity areas, etc.) are communally owned and maintained by the management company. Additional levies are charged separately to each owner for larger expenses occurred.
The management company is Barend Proprietors Association Ltd (BPAL) and directors are voted periodically and represent the owners. The AGM is usually in May each year and management fees are set accordingly. The fee for 2021 is £1920. This can be paid in a one off payment or by 12 monthly instalments by direct debit.
An additional annual cost for the uplift of rubbish payable to Dumfries and Galloway Council which the cost varies each year. For 2021 the cost is approximately £130.
No Council Tax is payable if the property is being used as a Holiday Let Business as it qualifies for a small business exemption.