Waterside FarmhouseWaterside Farm Steading

Waterside Farm, St. John's Town of Dalry, Castle Douglas

Total price: £200,000

Waterside Farmhouse
Under Offer

Closing Date: 16th October 2019 at 12:00 noon

Originally farmed as part of Earlstoun Estate, Waterside Farmhouse and steading has come to the market offering a wide range of possibilities to the potential purchaser. The property is being marketed as a whole, or in 3 lots.

The farmhouse is a traditionally built family home, which could compliment a business running from the steading. The grazing paddock allows for the grazing of a few animals. The steading has Development Potential subject to the usual consents.

St John’s Town of Dalry is a small town located on the A713 which runs between Castle Douglas and Ayr. It has a primary school, pub, garage and local shops. The market town of Castle Douglas, approximately 25minutes drive away, offers a secondary school, healthcare and supermarkets.

St John’s Town of Dalry is set in a typical rural backdrop, with the Southern Upland Way passing through it, and the Water of Ken nearby. Many outdoor pursuits are available locally including fishing, sailing, mountain-biking and hill walking.

From Castle Douglas follow the A713 towards Ayr. Travel through St John’s Town of Dalry and immediately after crossing the river turn left onto the A762 at the Earlstoun Power Station. Following this road for ½ mile the farm is located on the right-hand side.

In the event that the house is sold separately from the steading, access will be shared over the section of road shaded blue.

There are 2 water troughs supplying adjacent grazings. A deduction meter will be installed by the vendor where required to allow reimbursement of water consumed to the owner of the farmhouse.

In the event that the steading is sold separately all necessary servitudes will be granted by the vendor to enable separation.

These particulars have been prepared on the 1st August 2019 and have been carefully compiled and are believed to be correct. Any error or omission however shall not annul the sale nor in any event give grounds for action at Law. Where dimensions are shown, these are approximate only.

Viewing is strictly by appointment for the farmhouse and steading and should be made direct with the selling agent. All interested parties in the land are asked to notify the selling agent of their intention to view.

LOT 1 – Offers in the region of £135,000
LOT 2– Offers in the region of £50,000
LOT 3– Offers in the region of £15,000

All offers should be submitted in Scottish Legal form to the sole selling agents. 

It is possible that a Closing Date may be set for the receipt of offers and all interested parties are urged to indicate their interest to the selling agents so that they may be informed should a Closing Date be set. It should however be pointed out that the seller reserves the right to sell the property without the setting of a Closing Date.

Waterside Farmhouse – outlined green on plan
Offers in the region of £135,000

A traditional stone built detached two-storey farmhouse which has been extended to provide a spacious family home. Externally it is whitewashed with cast-iron guttering and down-pipes and a slate roof. Although requiring modernisation there is PVC double glazing throughout. It has open fires as well as oil fired central heating and a Rayburn cooker.

Nestled into the glen overlooking the town of Dalry and the Water of Ken, the location also provides spectacular views across the surrounding hillsides.

The property has several outdoor stores, as well as a large garden.

With wooden outer door leading into a small entrance porch.

Stairway with ornate wooden bannister. Storage under the stairs.

LIVING ROOM (5.0m X 4.7m)
With windows to side and rear and an open fireplace.

DINING ROOM (4.6m X 4.3m)
With window facing to rear and an open fireplace. Built-in cupboards.

KITCHEN (3.5m X 4.3m)
With windows to front and rear. Rayburn cooker and range of wall and floor kitchen units.

UTILITY ROOM (3.8m X 3.4m)
With built-in cupboards, one housing the boiler and electric meters. Large window facing rear side.

Toilet and wash hand basin off lobby. PVC outer door.

MASTER BEDROOM (4.8m X 4.3m)
With windows to front and side.

With suite of bath with shower, wash hand basin and toilet. Window to side.

BOXROOM (2.0m X 1.8m)
Built-in cupboards.

BEDROOM 2 (3.5m X 4.4m)
With window to front. Airing cupboard.

BEDROOM 3 (4.1m X 3.2m)
With window to front. Built-in cupboard.

BEDROOM 4 (3.6m X 4.4m)
With window to front. Built-in cupboard.

There is a storeroom at the end of the house accessed from the outside. There is also an outhouse located off the kitchen which is also accessed from the outside. Both rooms have a window and door.

Band E.

Mains water and electricity. Drainage to a septic tank. Telephone is connected subject to service provider terms and conditions.

Waterside Steading – outlined yellow on plan
Offers in the region of £50,000

Traditional ’D’ shaped courtyard steading with many original features such as cobbled road and yard and original byres still in place. Most of the buildings are stone built with slated roofs and wooden doors. Sheep dip and basic livestock handling facilities. Open sided shed to rear of steading with granite built pillars. Modern open-sided shed with corrugated sheeting sides and roof. Earth-banked former silage pit with concrete floor.

The steading could be returned to agricultural use with some minor improvements, or could lend itself to development for a range of other purposes.

A small plot of land extending to 0.12acres is also included in this lot. At present, it is used as an isolation paddock for livestock.

Grazing Paddock – outlined red on plan
Offers in the region of £15,000

The grazing paddock has an approximate area of 4.94 acres (2.0 has) and is predominantly of permanent grazing. The paddock is situated running alongside the farm road and is accessed from the farm track.

If required an area of additional land may be available up to a maximum of 36.50 acres. Further details are available from the selling agent.

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