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Nether Mochrum, Upper Ardmannoch, Castle Douglas, DG7 3PD

Offers in Region of £225,000

Nether Mochrum, Upper Ardmannoch, Castle Douglas, DG7 3PD

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Hewats are delighted to present to the market, Nether Mochrum, an idyllic and charming 4 bedroomed detached country cottage with extensive garden situated within a quiet and open rural setting with breathtaking views over the Galloway countryside and farmland beyond.

The property enjoys the benefits of a large family sized garden which is divided into key areas for ease of maintenance and enjoyment, whether it is growing your own vegetables, plants and flowers or relaxing and enjoying the outdoors to finally providing mother nature with a wild garden for all various plants and wildlife, basically it offers all those keen gardeners a bit of everything.

The Workshop/Garage comes with power and light and could store a vehicle or two if required or equally be used as an Workshop and to the side is an open wood Log Store facility.

The main walls of the property are of solid stone construction, externally pointed and painted and internally plaster on the hard and plasterboard lined. The internal gross floor area. is 1132.

The Cottage was built approximately in circa 1880 and is situated in a open rural location just 10miles north east of the hustle and bustle of the market town of Castle Douglas, 4miles south-west of the village of Corsock.

The Cottage offers and comprises of:-

  • A welcoming Entrance Hall decorated in neutral tones and with tiled flooring, understair cupboard and direct access to the Utility/Boot Room
  • Bright and spacious Lounge provides views to the front and rear, windows to front and double doors leading direct into the garden allow for natural light and access.  The wood burning stove reset into cast iron fireplace place, with decorative tile and wood mantle provide warmth for those autumn/winter evenings. 
  • Spacious and airy Kitchen/Diner is fitted with a range of base, wall & draw units, Aga, extractor hood, 2 ring electric hob, space for fridge freezer and built in appliances. In addition this room can fit a full family sized dining table. Floor covering is vinyl, lights provided from the ceiling rose. Access to front garden patio is provided via double patio doors, and further light to the rear is provided by the two rear windows. 
  • The Cottage provides four coombed ceiling Bedrooms in total. A double and a single accessed from each side of the Cottage. The double Bedrooms benefit from large velux windows with views over the rolling hills and are fitted with blinds. Each room offers space for free standing furniture.
  • Each single Bedroom comes with side aspect views, and could be utilised as twin rooms or as office/study space.
  • The downstairs Shower Room offers a corner shower cubicle with Mira combi boiler shower, white W.C. and wall mounted wash-hand basin, wooded varnish floorboards, obscure window to side, additional dimplex wall heater. The room is also partially tiled.
  • The garden surrounds the Cottage to all sides of the property and provides great outstanding rural views.
  • Additional building to the property is the Workshop/Garage which is sited to the side of property along with wood Log Store area, this chipped driveways adjoining the Workshop also provides parking for several vehicles.
  • Further scope to extend the foot print of Cottage with the right permissions.
  • Rural and peaceful location.


The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside, and rugged coastline which is dotted with quiet sandy beaches. The area is a popular tourist destination and the local towns of Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie and the main county town of Dumfries which provide a range of services including individual specialist shops, art galleries, exhibitions and fitness facilities along with a variety of local events taking place during the summer months. Nether Mochrum is equally placed to travel to and from these town. Castle Douglas is but a short ten mile drive away. 

The spectacular scenery and the quiet rural atmosphere provide a variety of recreational and sporting pursuits, such as shooting, stalking as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous rivers and lochs. The Solway offers a wide range of water sports and sailing opportunities with a “blue flag” marina in Kirkcudbright and sailing clubs in Kippford and Loch Ken. There is excellent hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills as well as cycling on the numerous designated cycle routes and a nationally renowned network of mountain biking routes in the hills and forest parks making up the Seven Stanes centres. The Galloway Forest Park, well known for its beauty and tranquillity, is also recognised as Britain’s first Dark Sky Park and provides astronomers with phenomenal views of the stars. For golf enthusiasts there are several local courses, as well as the Championship course at Southerness and the world famous courses on the Ayrshire coast including Trump Turnberry and Troon.

Communications to the area are very good. The area offers railway stations at both Dumfries and Lockerbie and the M74 can be reached in about an hour and half by road. Regular flights to other parts of the United Kingdom, Ireland and continental Europe depart from Prestwick Airport which is about 1½ hours drive north. Both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in two hours.

EXTRA’S INCLUDED  – Fitted blinds, built in appliances within Kitchen, Aga, two-way electric hob, washing machine, dishwasher and freestanding fridge and freezer.

SERVICES – Mains electric. Private water supply. Septic tank drainage. Oil central heating and BT/Broadband connections. Double Glazing (PVC framed, top hooper and tilt and turn style, also timber frame, sash and casement style in ground floor lounge). Small Skylight in Staircase 2 which is single glazed.

HOME REPORT – Please contact the Property Department on 01556 502946 (opt 3) or log onto www.onesurvey.org

COUNCIL TAX & EPC RATING – Council Tax – Band C  EPC – Band F

VIEWINGS – Strictly by appointment – to secure your viewing contact the team on 01556 502946 – Opt 3. or email property@hewats.co.uk

DIRECTIONS – Travel along A75 towards Castle Douglas, take the B794 just after the Haugh of Urr Junction, follow this road for approx. 6miles heading towards Corsock, take the left hand fork in the road for Parton, go over bridge and take first right across from the red post office box, continue along this road for about 4miles until you come to a sign post for Parton and a no through road sign, continue along the no through road, past Upper Ardmannoch Farm, the cottage is situated at the end of the tarmac road before going onto the forest track.

OFFERS – 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

DATE OF ENTRY –  Available Date of Entry from the end of September onwards.




Entrance Hall
(6.5ft x 26.2ft)
Uiltity/Boot Room
(6.3ft x 8.7ft)
(12.6ft x 15.6ft)
(12.6ft x 15.6ft)
Side Hall
(6.4ft x 5.5ft)
Shower Room
(6.5ft x 8.4ft)
Bedroom One
(9.4ft x 9.2ft)
Bedroom Two
(9.5ft x 11.1ft)
Bedroom Three
(9.4ft x 9.2ft)
Bedroom Four
(9.5ft x 11.1ft)
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