Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas, DG7 2BH
A CHARMING TRADITIONAL GALLOWAY COTTAGE WITH ADJACENT GRAZING PADDOCK SITUATED IN AN IDYLLIC COUNTRYSIDE LOCATION WITHIN DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY
Offered for Sale
Offers Over £190,000
Low Barlay Cottage is located in a beautiful rural setting about 1½ miles from the village of Gatehouse of Fleet, within an easily accessible area of Dumfries & Galloway. This charming traditional three bedroom Galloway cottage is set within its own garden grounds and benefits from a grazing paddock of about 2.78 acres, which could lend itself to equestrian or smallscale agricultural uses.
The property is ideally situated for those seeking a rural lifestyle, yet within easy reach of major commuting links. The property occupies and elevated site with stunning views across the surrounding countryside.
Low Barlay Cottage would benefit from a degree of cosmetic upgrading, however, provides a blank canvas for any potential buyer. The property is ideally suited to those seeking a rural lifestyle and has huge potential for self-sufficient living. Low Barlay Cottage also has potential for extending the footprint, however, any interested party would need to make their own enquiries in this respect with Dumfries & Galloway Council.
The grazing paddock is made up of one field enclosure, in all about 2½ acres. The land benefits from direct access from the rear of the cottage. For the equestrian lover, hacking is in abundance surrounding Low Barlay, with riding centres close by providing indoor ménage facilities.
A range of local services are conveniently located within the historical village of Gatehouse, where there are a range of shops, a grocery store and a variety of places to eat out. Gatehouse is also a recognised UNESCO Biosphere community. Biosphere Communities are places where local residents and businesses have committed to being proud supporters of the Biosphere.
The village attracts a wide range of artists and makers, with the artist town of Kirkcudbright, a 10 minute drive from the property. Kirkcudbright is extremely popular with tourists and is known as the ‘Artist’s Town’ as well as craft shops and niche retailers the town is well served with a full range of retail and professional services. Both primary and secondary schooling are available within the town. A further range of services can be found in Castle Douglas (The Food Town), with the high street being renowned for its niche retailing with a wide range of traditional shops and craft outlets.
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