Barnkin Of Craigs Farmhouse, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 4QR | Property for sale | Savills
5 Ac(2.02 Ha)
Offers over £475,000(€541,600)

Barnkin Of Craigs FarmhouseDumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 4QR

  • Freehold

Key features

  • Range of traditional stone outbuildings
  • Further buildings and land available
  • Garden, grounds and paddock
  • Approximately 5 acres in total
  • Substantial stone and slate farmhouse

Country farmhouse with outbuildings and paddock close to Dumfries

About this property

  • Barnkin of Craigs is located approximately 3.5 miles from Dumfries towards the Solway coast in South West Scotland.

    This substantial farmhouse is constructed of natural stone and slate and lends itself to 5/6 bedrooms as well as a kitchen and two reception rooms. It has a private drive. Furthermore there is a range of traditional stone buildings which may be suitable for conversion.

    This location also enjoys its own privacy and extensive views over the surrounding countryside. The area is approximately 5 acres in total, comprising of a garden and a paddock. More land may be available if required.

    Accommodation - A glazed UPVC door leads from the parking area at the rear of the house into a hall from which the boot room, bathroom and kitchen are accessed. The oil fired boiler is located in the boot room, whilst the bathroom has a three piece suite. The kitchen benefits from a range of modern white floor and wall units with a black laminate worktop. Another door from the kitchen leads to an inner hall where there are two bedrooms and two reception rooms. A charming stairway with a wooden banister leads to the first floor landing from which four bedrooms and a shower room are accessed.

    Outside - There is a concrete yard and parking area from which the house and outbuildings can be accessed. There is also a red gravel parking area to the front of the house. A large lawned garden is enclosed by hedging and trees. Part of the field in front of the house is being included in the sale, as shown in the accompanying plan.

    Farmland - Further land (and buildings) may be available by separate negotiation.

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Local information

  • Barnkin of Craigs sits within a peaceful countryside setting near to Dumfries town, with a beautiful open aspect over surrounding gardens and farmland. Communications in the area are excellent with both the A75 and A76 accessible from Dumfries, and the M74 available nearby at Lockerbie.
  • There are railway stations at Dumfries (Glasgow South West Line) and Lockerbie (West Coast Main Line). The nearest international airports are at Newcastle, Glasgow and Edinburgh, all within about 87 miles and providing a variety of flights to domestic and international destinations. Ferry links to Ireland operate from Cairnryan (80 miles).
  • Dumfries is the main town in the region and provides a wide variety of facilities including primary and secondary schooling as well as a university campus. The main hospital for the region sits on the western edge of the town. There is a good selection of supermarkets, shops, restaurants and cafés and a range of leisure and sports facilities, banking and professional services.
  • South west Scotland with its rolling landscapes, extensive woodlands and unspoilt coastlines, provides a wealth of opportunities for outdoor pursuits including hiking, sailing, golf (with nearby courses at Powfoot, Lochmaben, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Southerness), mountain biking (Dalbeattie) and country sports including shooting on local estates and fishing on the rivers Nith and Annan.

Additional information

  • Viewing - Strictly by appointment with Savills - 01387 274 390.
  • Solicitor - Lockharts Law LLP, 12 Beresford Terrace, Ayr, KA7 2EG. Tel. 01292 265045.
  • Offers - Offers must be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the Selling Agents. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the Selling Agents following inspection.
  • Directions: From Dumfries head south on the B725 along St Michael Street. At the roundabout by the Shell Garage, bear right (3rd exit). When reaching the traffic lights, bear left onto Bankend Road, and bear left at the mini-roundabout into the Crichton. Continue for 0.8 miles (once out of town) and turn left. At the next junction turn left on to Craigs Road, then first right onto the Barnkin of Craigs access road. The postcode is DG1 4QR. what3words: ///laptops.relies.snowboard
  • EPC Rating: E