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Barlay, New Abbey, Dumfries

OIRO: £210,000



  • Detached Cottage
  • Mature and large garden
  • Extensive outbuildings with the possibility for conversion.
  • Rural and private location


Barlay is a detached one and a half storey cottage with single storey extension and traditional stone outbuildings. The property is situated a little more than 1 mile from the historic village of New Abbey which has a village shop, doctors surgery and a primary school. The original cottage was constructed circa 1880 with the single story extensions added
circa 1975 with the overall internal floor space measuring approximately 159 sq m.

Accommodation briefly comprises of: Ground Floor: Entrance Porch/Utility, Kitchen/Dining Room, Rear Hall/Study, Bathroom, Sitting Room/Bedroom, Inner Hallway, Lounge, Bedroom, Bathroom. First Floor: Landing, Two Attic Bedrooms.

The external buildings, with the correct building warrants and consents, could offer the potential for further development or to further extend the existing house.

There is currently a tenant in situ on a short assured tenancy. However, the property will be sold with vacant possession.

Utility Room (12' 5" x 7' 1" or 3.79m x 2.17m)
From the kitchen is the utility room with, sink, tiled flooring, electric points, timber entrance door, timber double glazed windows to the courtyard and plumbing for washing machine.

Kitchen (21' 7" x 14' 9" or 6.57m x 4.50m)
The kitchen has a large window overlooking the front garden which is double glazed with timber frame and wooden sill. Worcester oil fired boiler, gas point for cooker, matching base and wall units with tiling around wet areas and cooker, 3 x triple ceiling down lighters, small under stair storage cupboard.

Office (6' 11" x 5' 10" or 2.10m x 1.79m)
Leading directly from the kitchen is the office with door to the garden and uPVC double glazed window.

Bathroom (6' 3" x 5' 10" or 1.90m x 1.78m)
From the office there is a compact bathroom with a bath with wood panelling, obscured uPVC double glazed window, small wash hand basin, toilet and the floorboards have been exposed and sanded.

Bedroom 4 (14' 10" x 11' 9" or 4.52m x 3.59m)
The fourth bedroom could be utilised as a further sitting room or bedroom and has an open fire with tiled hearth and surround and wooden mantle. There is also a built in cupboard, original exposed floorboards, and uPVC double glazed window.

From the kitchen stairs lead to the first floor landing area and two further bedrooms.

Bedroom 2 (10' 11" x 7' 8" or 3.34m x 2.33m)
To the left of the landing is the second bedroom with a timber double glazed dormer window and comb ceiling.

Bedroom 3 (13' 3" x 8' 10" or 4.05m x 2.69m)
The third bedroom is to the right hand side of the landing with a timber double glazed dormer window and comb ceiling.

Family Bathroom (10' 11" x 7' 0" or 3.34m x 2.14m)
The family bathroom has a bath with wood panelling, shower screen and rail with curtain, mixer tap with shower head, airing cupboard, wash hand basin, toilet,
uPVC double glazed window, tiling around shower and half tiled on other walls, tiled floor, ceiling down lighter, light above mirror with shaver point.

The carpeted inner hallway has stable style timber door leading to the courtyard, loft hatch and uPVC double glazed windows.

Master Bedroom (12' 8" x 14' 10" or 3.87m x 4.51m)
This room benefits from a large uPVC double glazed window overlooking the front garden. There is a sink with tiled splash back and small tiled section of flooring with the remaining being carpeted.

Living Room (21' 2" x 16' 10" or 6.45m x 5.14m)
The bright and spacious living room has large double glazed windows to three
sides. The focal point of this room is an attractive open fire with granite hearth, tiled surround, wooden painted
mantle and built in storage cupboards to either side. There is also wall lighting and the room is fully

The traditional outbuildings have a mixture of slate, corrugated iron and box profile roofing. With the relevant building warrants and consent these could be re-developed.

The courtyard gives access to the house and outbuildings.

Gardens to the front and sides.

Home Report
The home report is available upon request from our Dumfries office or via

To allow us to carryout viewing's all interested parties must complete our covid-19 declaration forms before viewing will be arranged.

These particulars were prepared on the 7th January 2021 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.

: '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.

From our Dumfries office leave Dumfries heading on the A710 for New Abbey/Southernness. Upon entering New Abbey take the first right heading towards Beeswing. Travel for approximately 1.7 miles after the turning for Solway Fisheries which is on the left hand side of the road, the next turning on the right hand side is for Barlay Cottage.

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