Hewats are delighted to present to the market, Newfield Cottage, an idyllic and charming 2 bedroomed detached Galloway country property situated within a open rural setting, with outstanding views over the countryside and farmland beyond.
The property enjoys the benefits of a large family sized garden which is situated to all sides and it is laid mainly to lawn. In addition to this there is an additional area of land to the right hand side of property which is currently in a natural condition and previously had a stone built barn which could be re-established to provide the possibility of a Garage/Workshop. The land has potential to be utilised in a variety of ways. In total between the garden and the additional land there is approximately ¾ of an acre to work with.
At either side of the property there are two lean-to stone stores, each of which could be used as a storage or small Workshop, one with a mono pitched tiled roof and the other with a timber framed mono pitched roof clad in corrugated iron sheets.
The garden to the front is open fronted to the road and the garden to the rear is bounded by dry stone walls and timber fencing.
The original Cottage was built circa 1880 and the walls are of solid stone construction, which has been pointed and painted externally, plasterboard lined internally. The rear extension was an addition to the property circa 1950 and is of a cavity brick construction, which has been rendered externally and plastered on the hard internally. It has an internal floor area of 64m2.
The Cottage offers and comprises of:-
A welcoming Entrance Hall decorated in neutral tones and with laminate flooring, storage cupboard in situ and access to attic, wall mounted cupboard housing electric meter, consumer unit which has been fitted with circuit breakers, smoke alarm.
The spacious Lounge flooring is continued from the entrance Hall, the warm and welcoming wood burning stove reset into stone hearth and wooden mantle offers warmth for those autumn – winter evenings, additional benefit is the front facing window with working shutters, smoke alarm, carbon monoxide detector.
From the lounge is the bright and airy Kitchen/ Diner fitted with a range of modern base, wall & draw units, built-in appliances, space for family sized dining table, tiled floor, water pump and filter installed for private water supply which is tucked away within a base unit, heat detector, large picture window to rear with outstanding rural views, access to rear garden.
The cottage provides two equally tastefully decorated double sized Bedrooms with picturesque windows and working wooden shutters, along with ample space for freestanding bedroom furniture.
The Inner Hall comes with shelved storage cupboard. The hot & cold water tanks are situated within the loft.
A partial tiled modern family Bathroom white suite comprising of bath with electric Mira sport shower over and shower curtain, wash-hand basin and W.C., tiled floor, included are the matching bathroom accessories.
Gravelled parking to front for several vehicles, there is possibility of increasing capacity by installing double Garage/Workshop.
Newfield offers further scope to extended the foot print of cottage by obtaining the correct permissions due to the sizeable mature garden to rear with great outstanding rural views.
Viewings for this property are STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT – Please Note – These appointments will take place on a Saturday only between 1pm and 3.30pm. The first appointment – 1pm. Last appointment at 3pm.
The Southwest 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 Kirkcudbright, Gatehouse of Fleet and Castle Douglas which provide a range of services including individual specialist shops, art galleries, exhibitions, and a variety of festivities particularly during the summer months. Newfield Cottage can access all of these towns within a 20 minute drive.
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.
Fitted blinds, built-in appliances within Kitchen, extractor hood, Infa Red Hob, Single Oven, Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Fridge and Freezer.
Mains Electric. Private water supply. Septic tank drainage. Modern electric heating (which is connected to the Wifi and can be controlled by an app on a Smartphone). BT with a super fast fibre broadband connection and Sky connection. UPVC double glazed casement, top hopper and tilt and turn style windows.
Please contact the Property Department on 01556 502946 (opt 3) or log onto www.onesurvey.org
COUNCIL TAX & EPC RATING
Council Tax Band – Currently rated.
EPC – Band F.
DIRECTIONS – Travelling west on the A75 from Castle Douglas, just before you reach the main Gatehouse of Fleet by-pass turn left onto the A755 signposted for Kirkcudbright and Borgue. Travel along this road to the junction, at the junction turn right, follow this road for approximately one mile, take the sharp turning on the left at Barharrow Corner onto the B727 for Borgue. Continue on this road for about 1/2 mile and take the second turning on the right, Newfield Cottage is the first property on the left hand side.
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
ENTRY – No earlier than end of September 2021.