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Doach Cottage, Gelston Lodge

Doach Cottage, Gelston Lodge, Castle Douglas, Castle Douglas, DG7 1SP, Dumfries and Galloway
£ 130,000 / Guide Price
Property document:
A tastefully converted and renovated stone farm building forming a two bedroomed semi-detached cottage, part of a small group of houses within a steading development set in the valley of a National Scenic Area at the foot of Screel Hill. Ideal property for a first time buyer; as a holiday home or for those looking to downsize to a peaceful rural location set in the heart of Galloway. The property benefits from modern kitchen, bathroom, double glazing, oil fired heating complemented with a Dowling wood burning stove, within easily maintained garden grounds.

Doach Cottage is a pretty, semi-detached, converted stone farm building entered from a level patio area through French doors into the modern, fully fitted kitchen/dining/living room. Located just a short walk to the foot of Screel Hill which itself is renowned for its viewpoints across the spectacular Solway Coast located approximately 5 miles from the “Food Town” of Castle Douglas and 8 miles from the “Artists’ Town” of Kirkcudbright.


OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/LIVING/DINING ROOM  15’6” x 15’5” (4.73m x 4.71m)
Tiled floor. Two radiators with thermostatic valves. Telephone point.  TV point. Sky point. Further telephone and TV point. Inglenook style fireplace with inset oak mantel, slabbed hearth and a Dowling multifuel stove. Fitted wall and floor units in country cream with butcher’s block effect work surfaces. Chrome corner double sink with single drainer. Built-in Diplomat LPG 4 burner gas hob. Built-in single electric oven with built-in cooker hood above. Built-in fridge. Built-in automatic
washing machine. Tiled splash back. Low voltage downlighter. Wall mounted thermostat. Horstmann digital heating controller. Carbon
monoxide alarm. Carpeted staircase to first floor level.

7’0” x 3’2” (2.16m x 0.99m)
Accessed via the kitchen/living/dining room. Laid out in tiles, this rear storage area could be readily converted to a second toilet. A further coombed storage area is opposite (3’10” x 2’9”), also laid out in tiles. 

Carpeted staircase with wooden balustrade leading to first floor landing.

Velux roof light to side over landing. Smoke alarm. Hatch to loft space.

8’1” x 5’2” (2.47m x 1.60m)
Tiled floor. Tiled to waist height but fully tiled around bath. Part coombed ceiling with velux roof light to side. Corner wash hand basin, WC and bath. Shower curtain and rail. Extractor. Shower mixer fitment.  Radiator. Mirror light with shaver point.

10’7” x 8’1” (3.23m x 2.49m)
Velux roof light and integrated window to side. Wide wooden window shelf. Radiator with thermostatic valve. Part coombed ceiling. Low voltage downlighters. Built-in cupboard with shelf and hanging rail.

15’3” x 6’10” (4.66m x 2.11m)
Radiator with thermostatic valve. Wall lights. Low voltage downlighters. Part coombed ceiling. Velux roof light and Velux window to side with wide wooden window shelf.

Slabbed patio, gravelled parking spot and area of lawn opposite.

The property is currently rented out as holiday accommodation and is subject to rates and would change to council tax if it was no longer rented out. The Rateable Value relating to this property is currently £1,250

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is a band C

The agents assume that the subjects are served by mains water, mains electricity and private shared septic tank drainage but no guarantee can be given at this stage.

Subject to negotiation.

A home report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on 0141 338 6222 or by simply logging on to www.onesurvey.org

General enquiries regarding this property, or arrangements to view, should be made through the Selling Agents, Messrs Williamson & Henry, at their Property Office, 3 St Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright DG6 4DJ (Tel: 01557 331049), (e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  Offers are invited in the style of the Scottish Standard Offer and incorporating the Scottish Standard Clauses.

For the benefit of Solicitors, the DX Number is 580813, Kirkcudbright and the Fax Number is 01557 332057.  Ref: GJD/PL/BELLD02-04

Base Information

Bed: 2
Living Areas: 1
Property document:
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