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North Balfern Farm Barn, Kirkinner, Newton Stewart

Offers Over: £175,000

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Features

  • Rural location
  • Part of former dairy
  • Planning Permission 19/1819/FUL
  • Ground extending to 1.38 acres
  • Equine stables, tack room, rug room and hay store

A traditional stone-built farm barn with planning permission to convert to a 2 bedroom dwelling, with a range of outbuildings located approximately 1 mile outside the village of Kirkinner.

General Information
North Balfern Farm Barn was originally part of a larger farm steading which has gradually been divided up. The property is accessed from a well maintained shared drive, with views across the surrounding farmland. Kirkinner is the nearest village, with a shop and primary school only a few minutes drive away.

Access
The property is accessed from the B7004. Heading East take the left turn to North Balfern and the Barn is down this tarmac single lane on the right, accessed from a shared drive.

Barn Conversion (56' 0" x 16' 6" or 17.07m x 5.02m)
Full planning permission has been granted (19/1819/FUL) to convert the stone barn and store into a 2 bedroomed dwelling with a slate roof and accommodation consisting of an open plan lounge and diner, kitchen, bathroom and utility room. Part of the roof has been re-slated but otherwise no work has begun on the conversion.

Storage Shed (46' 2" x 26' 5" or 14.07m x 8.05m)
Opposite the barn is a renovated outbuilding with whitewashed stone walls to the rear and gables with a timber clad frontage and corrugated sheet roofing. There is a concrete floor, a wood burning stove and electricity. There are double doors measuring 3.5m wide and 2.7m high with a pedestrian door set within. Currently this shed is used for storing vehicles with ample room inside.

Horse Stable (36' 4" x 26' 6" or 11.07m x 8.08m)
Attached beside the storage shed are quarters for horses consisting of two stables (3m x 3.7m and 3.2m x 5m), tack room with wood burning stove, rug room, hay and feed store and an undercover yard area. Again, these have been built from existing whitewashed stone walls with timber clad frontage and corrugated sheet roofing.

Cabin (16' 8" x 10' 0" or 5.08m x 3.04m)
The cabin is of timber construction with a tin roof, double glazing and insulation. It was built by the current owners as temporary accommodation for the duration of the conversion building work. Within the cabin it is open plan with a small kitchen, living area and double bed. There is also a sectioned off area with a composting toilet, wash hand basin and shower. There is electricity and water to the cabin, with a gas hob and a wood burning stove and oven.

Ground
The property has open ground which extends to 1.38acres and is well maintained. The current owners have divided this into paddocks for two horses, allotments and chicken coups. There are also the original drystone sheep buchts and situated within them is a fire pit. There is also a wood fuelled hot tub available by separate negotiation.

Home Report
No Home Report has been prepared because the house is not in habitable condition.

Viewing
Viewing is strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents, G.M. Thomson & Co., 10 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart. Tel: 01671 402887.

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 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.

Disclaimer
These particulars were prepared on the 7th of June 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.

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