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Finniness Cottage, Balmaghie, Castle Douglas

OIRO: £170,000



  • Detached cottage
  • Rural location
  • Large gardens
  • Garage
  • Large store
  • Potential to extend and create further accommodation

New to the market we have a two bedroom, detached cottage situated within the heart of Dumfries and Galloway which is set within an idyllic rural situation with mature garden to the north and to the south a delightful view over the fields.
Located 5 miles north of Castle Douglas, Finniness Cottage is nestled in the quite and rural area of Balmaghie within close proximately to banks of Loch Ken.
The property was renovated within the last 7 years and offers comfortable living accommodation which is in walk in condition and comprises of two bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and comfortable living room with wood burning stove and solid oak mantle piece.
This property is within easy reach of the Galloway forest, Loch Ken and within easy reach of the Solway Coast line. Loch Ken Activity centre is also a short drive from the property.

Entrance Hall (13' 6" x 3' 3" or 4.11m x 1.0m)
Entering the property via the uPVC front door you enter into the entrance hall which leads directly to the living room and main bedroom. There is also a window over looking to the front garden, a radiator, spot lighting and a large storage cupboard.

Living Room (13' 6" x 14' 8" or 4.11m x 4.47m)
The good size living room boasts a wood burning stove with oak mantle, wall mounted upper lights, wooden flooring. With windows to front and rear. TV, telephone and electrical points and two traditional central heating wall mounted radiators.

Bedroom 1 (14' 7" x 10' 5" or 4.44m x 3.17m)
The main bedroom has wooden floor, wooden clad ceiling, windows to the front and rear, traditional central heating wall mounted radiator, TV and electrical points and picture rail.

Bedroom 2 (13' 7" Max x 10' 10" Max or 4.15m Max x 3.30m Max)
The second bedroom leads directly from the living room with window to the rear, timber clad ceiling, traditional central heating wall mounted radiator, central ceiling light, electrical points.

Rear Hall (5' 3" x 3' 3" or 1.60m x 1.0m)
From the living room there the rear hall leads to the kitchen, bathroom and door to the rear garden. The electric meter is located within and there is a central ceiling light and tiled floor.

Kitchen (10' 11" x 9' 8" or 3.33m x 2.94m)
The kitchen has a window to the front over looking the garden and has a tiled floor, tiled splash back, integrated oven and hob with cooker hood and extractor fan. Matching wall and base units with large pantry style cupboard, washing machine, dishwasher, spot lighting, stainless steel sink with mixer tap and access to the loft is also located within the kitchen.

Bathroom (7' 4" x 5' 6" or 2.23m x 1.68m)
The bathroom has a modern three piece suite comprising of bath, wash hand basin with mixer tap and WC. There is a Triton power shower over the bath with shower screen. The walls are partially covered with wet wall/respetex covering. Additionally there is an extractor fan, light over the mirror, spot lighting, traditional central heating wall mounted radiator, with an additional electric blow heater and towel rails.

Garage (13' 3" x 16' 5" or 4.03m x 5.0m)
To the far left of the property is a single garage which is adjacent to the store.

Store (24' 7" x 16' 5" or 7.50m x 5.0m)
The large store room currently houses the boiler. With the correct planning consent and building warrants this could easily be converted into additional living space.

Council Tax
As the property has been utilised as a holiday cottage the council tax requires to be assessed for private/domestic use.

Home Report
The home report is available from by entering the properties post code

'The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 came into force on the 26th June 2017. This now requires us to conduct due diligence not only on our client but also any purchasers or occupiers. Once an offer has been accepted, the prospective purchaser(s)/occupier(s) will need to provide, as a minimum, proof of identity and residence and proof of funds for the purchase, before the transaction can proceed.'

Closing Date
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 via a solicitor 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.

These particulars were prepared on the 1st September 2020 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.

All parties wishing to view this property must complete and return our Covid-19 declaration form and provide photographic ID before a viewing can be arranged. This will allow us to comply with the current Scottish Government Covid-19 regulations.

From Castle Douglas head north on the A713 heading for Ayr. Continue for 2.1 miles and take a left on to the B795. In the village of Glenlochar take a right heading to Balmaghie Church and continue along this road for approximately 2 miles and the property is located on your left hand side.

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