Craigroan

Barcloy Road, Rockcliffe Dalbeattie, DG5 4QJ
Under Offer £169,999

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A detached cottage type bungalow in a pretty coastal location in need of upgrading, refurbishment and or demolition.

Description
Craigroan is a detached cottage type property of white smooth render exterior finish and all under a dark grey tiled roof. The house provides, light, and bright accommodation laid out across a single easily managed level. The house is set within pleasant garden grounds and takes full advantage of rolling countryside views towards the Estuary of Rough, Hestan Island and beyond.

The house requires some upgrading and modernisation work, however once completed it will lend itself perfectly as a principal family home; Rockcliffe is also a well-known west of Scotland holiday and short break destination and so offers good scope as a second or income producing holiday home.

Alternatively, such is the quality of the setting, prospective buyers may (strictly subject to the achievement of planning permissions and warrants) wish to demolish the property and replace with a new home.

Ground Floor
Outer front door to cloaks/boot area, entrance hallway, kitchen cum dining area, utility room, door to family bathroom, door leading to bedroom 1, bedroom 2 with window to rear gardens, bedroom 3 with window to front and side gardens, conservatory with twin leaf doors to gardens.

Gardens
Via twin leaf county style timber gates to private gravel driveway which provides ample vehicular hard standing and parking. Gravel wraps around the side of the property to front gardens which are to a well-maintained level lawn area which is flanked with colourful beds and bushes at its fringes, and all bounded by a timber post and rail fence. The gardens are mature and overgrown however, from its slightly elevated vantage point there are spectacular, uninterrupted open aspects out across rolling countryside towards Rough Firth.

Services
Mains water supply, mains drainage, mains electric, electric central heating, double glazing.

Note: The services have not been checked by the selling agents.

Situation
Craigroan is situated in the delightful little coastal ribbon settlement of Rockcliffe in the south west of Scotland.

The village of Rockcliffe is just to the north and is only a few miles by road, however, it can also be accessed on foot via a delightful coastal path. Rockcliffe has a charming and welcoming tearoom/gallery, a sheltered beach, a marina, safe moorings and anchorages and a popular sailing club. Colvend village is about 1.4 miles to the east and it has a village shop, village hall, post office, primary school, church and farmer’s market.

Further, more extensive shopping and educational services are available at Dalbeattie (6.5 miles), Castle Douglas (12.5 miles) and Dumfries (19 miles).

From the house and gardens there are lovely views west out across the firth of Rough to the Island of Rough and southerly views to Heston Island, and then south to the Solway firth stretching away as far as the Cumbrian coastline in the distance.

From the beach and foreshore at Rockcliffe, Rough Island bird sanctuary can be accessed on foot at low tide via a bonnie causeway.

The southwest of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, the district is highly bucolic and with extended growing seasons and rich pastoral lands, agriculture is a staple of the area.

Sport and leisure is wide and varied, and as with most parts of Scotland, one is never too far from a golf course, Rockcliffe is no exception, there is a par 3 course at Craigieknowes, Colvend has a golf course and the championship links course of Southerness is only some 8 miles away to the east.

Productive sea fishing from shore and boat can be had in the district and further inland it is possible to fish for trout and salmon by permit in surrounding rivers and hill lochs. The rivers Nith and Annan are well known in the southwest for their runs of salmon and sea trout.

The countryside is a delight in which to walk or cycle and there is no shortage of scenic routes and places of archaeological and historical interest to visit. Challenging cycle routes are available in the nearby forest parks which form part of the renowned Seven Stanes routes.

For travel links, the nearest main line railway stations are at both Dumfries and Lockerbie. Junctions 17 & 18 of the M74 provide southern and northern spurs leading to Glasgow and the north and Carlisle in the south, both spurs are about 35 miles to the east of Rockcliffe. The main charter airports of Prestwick, Glasgow Edinburgh and Newcastle are all easily reached.

Directions
From Dumfries, proceed in a south westerly direction on the A711. Continue for about 12.5 miles to reach Dalbeattie. Continue through Dalbeattie until the junction with the A710, turn left here onto the A710 following signs ‘Solway Coast’. Continue on the A710 for 5.1 miles to reach Colvend. At Colvend, turn right onto the minor road following signs for Rockcliffe. Continue for 0.9 miles before turning left onto Barcloy Road. Continue down Barcloy Road for 0.2 miles to find Craigroan on the right hand side.

Local Authorities
Dumfries and Galloway Council
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD
030 33 33 3000

Council Tax
Craigroan is in council tax band B and the amount of council tax payable for 2020/2021 is £1,142.80.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment with Robb Residential telephone 0141 225 3880.

Possession
Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Offers
Offers are to be submitted in Scottish legal terms to the selling agents Robb Residential, 150 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5NE. A closing date for offers will probably be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents in order to be kept fully informed of any closing date that may be fixed.

Fixtures and fittings
All items normally known as tenant’s fixtures and fittings, including garden ornaments and statuary, are specifically excluded from the sale. However, certain items, including furniture may be available to a purchaser in addition, by separate negotiation.

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