Tynron, Thornhill, DG3 4LF
Offered for Sale
Offers Over £200,000
Shinnelhead is a unique, charming & rural off-grid smallholding set within the beautiful rolling landscape of Dumfries & Galloway, with the busy town of Thornhill being a scenic 10-15 minute drive from the property.
Shinnelhead is accessed via a forest road and is nestled within the woodlands and valleys of this region. Shinnelhead benefits from a traditional two / three bedroom cottage, range of farm buildings, extending in total to about 21.55 acres to include the grazing fields. The property is surrounded by its own mature garden grounds which have a variety of mature trees and shrubs, flowering borders, fruit & vegetable patches. The garden grounds offer a variety of scent and colour thought the year and attract a wide variety of wildlife including beautiful birds such as finches & woodpeckers.
Shinnelhead is unique in that it offers the purchaser complete seclusion and privacy and to enjoy a lifestyle seldom found. The property is off-grid with electricity generated from a small domestic hydro system and a backup diesel generator. The property also has a private water supply, which we are informed has been reliable in the past. A telephone line is connected to the property.
The pretty village of Tynron, twinned with French La Vieille Alliance in the Oise Region, is about a 5 mile drive from the property with the Parish Hall offering a variety of activities from dancing to painting classes.
The nearest local services can be found in Thornhill. Thornhill boasts an attractive and comprehensive range of shops, including two small supermarkets, a chemist, several niche clothes shops, a butcher, a baker, two hairdressers, an authentic Scottish/Italian café/fish & chip shop founded in 1929, high quality gift and fancy goods shops (one of which stages frequent art exhibitions), coffee shops and café/restaurants, a beautician, a chocolatier, as well as various hotels, pubs, Library, a garage and petrol station, dentist, podiatrist, community hospital, and health centre. Both primary & secondary schooling are available at the highly regarded Wallace Hall Primary & Wallace Hall Academy in Thornhill, about 10 miles from the property.
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