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Holmhead Cottage, Auldgirth, Dumfries

Guide Price: £299,000



  • 3 Bedroom Cottage
  • Cafe and Shop
  • Workshop
  • Storage Outbuilding
  • Semi rural location
  • Development Potential
  • Approx. 0.5 acre plot

Holmhead Cottage is a charming one and a half storey property situated just off the A76 at Auldgirth. Next door to the property is a spacious unit which is approximately 100m2 and has formerly been a very popular shop and tea room, situated in a convenient, yet rural location. Planning has previously been permitted to develop the unit into two semi-detached properties.
The entire plot extends to approximately half an acre and includes the cottage, cafe/shop, storage outbuilding as well as a workshop.
There is LPG gas heating to the house, mains electricity and water and a septic tank which is shared between the house and the shop/cafe.

Living Room (19' 0" x 12' 5" or 5.79m x 3.79m)
A bright and inviting room with dual aspect windows to the front and rear of the property. The focal point of the room is a multi fuel stove set in an alcove with attractive exposed brick work and tiled hearth. Laminate wood effect flooring, two ceiling down lighters and radiator.

Kitchen/Dining Area (23' 2" x 7' 5" or 7.06m x 2.27m)
Lovely modern kitchen with charming Belfast sink, wooden worktops, base and wall units, integrated Hotpoint cooker and hob with extractor hood above, integrated under counter fridge and freezer, space for washing machine and tumble drier. The Worcester boiler is housed in the kitchen and there is also access out to the rear courtyard through a timber glazed door, as well as to the garden through UPVC patio doors. Linoleum flooring, 2 ceiling down lighters and radiator.

Bedroom 1 (16' 1" x 12' 4" or 4.89m x 3.77m)
Good sized double bedroom with dormer window overlooking the rear of the property, eaves storage, carpeted, ceiling down light and radiator.

Bedroom 2 (12' 11" x 16' 1" or 3.93m x 4.91m)
Another good sized double room with large dormer window, carpeted floor, ceiling down light and radiator.

Bedroom/Office (12' 2" x 10' 7" or 3.71m x 3.23m)
Downstairs double bedroom which is currently being used as a spare room/office. The room is carpeted, has a window to the front, ceiling down light and radiator.

Bathroom (10' 7" x 8' 0" or 3.22m x 2.44m)
Spacious bathroom with Mira Sport shower over the bath, wall panelling, wash hand basin, toilet, ceiling down light, mirror light with shaver point and radiator.

Toilet (5' 11" x 4' 9" or 1.81m x 1.44m)
A handy upstairs WC with toilet, sink and radiator.

Hallway and Stairs (16' 2" x 5' 11" or 4.94m x 1.81m)
Entrance through the front door into the hallway which has wooden parquet flooring, walk in storage cupboard/cloakroom (0.99m x 1.77m), open tread timber staircase to the upstairs bedrooms, two ceiling down lights and radiator.

Landing (6' 4" x 2' 9" or 1.94m x 0.84m)
Landing which gives access to two of the double bedrooms as well as the upstairs toilet. There is laminate flooring, smoke detector and ceiling down light.

Lawned garden to the side, with attractive stone walls. Sloped lawn and retaining wall to the rear of the property. Concreted yard giving access to the store and back door to shop/cafe.

The cafe is welcoming and attractively decorated with timber wall panelling and well organised counter area. It also benefits from a well appointed kitchen and has separate male and female toilet facilities. Although the business is not currently trading, it has previously been a successful village shop, post office and tea room with approximately 32 covers.

Store (53' 3" x 14' 10" or 16.24m x 4.51m)
Brick built store with power and lighting.

The timber clad workshop is an ideal work space and garage.

Aerial View
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Home Report
The home report can be accessed through One Survey or it can be requested from our Dumfries office.

These particulars were prepared on the 16th of September 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.

Anti Money Laundering Regulation
The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulation 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 purchase(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.

The property is situated just off the A76 at the turnoff to Dunscore and Penpont and just before the main junction at Auldgirth, if travelling North from Dumfries to Thornhill.

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