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The Old Post House, High Street

The Old Post House,, New Galloway, DG7 3RL, Dumfries and Galloway
£ 100,000 / Guide Price
Property document:
This terraced former Post House is situated on New Galloway’s High Street in the heart of the village itself. The property is in need of renovation throughout but presents as an exciting project to develop this spacious town house. Garden to rear (access by back lane access). Ample on-street parking.

The Old Post House is a spacious terraced former Post House situated within the rural village of New Galloway. The property is in need of renovation but offers ample accommodation for any prospective purchaser.

The house itself is complemented by a large garden mainly laid to lawn, mature shrubbery and bordered flower beds. There is a charming outhouse in the garden previously used by the present owner as an Art Studio which gives access direct to the garden. The property is close to local amenities including the village shop, current Post Office and a number of tearooms/cafes.

New Galloway itself is conveniently positioned with its own amenities and is further supplemented by wider amenities available in Dalry to the north and Castle Douglas to the south, some 14 miles away.

New Galloway has its own Primary School, Doctors’ Surgery and active community attractions including the Catstrand, the Smiddy, local shop, local pubs and local post office. The village is also well served by public transport links north of Dalry and beyond to Ayr and to the south to Castle Douglas. Dalry has a Secondary School which is linked to Castle Douglas High School for pupils advancing beyond 4th year.


ENTRANCE HALL 1.55m x 2.25m (5’01” x 7’04”)
Entrance hall giving access to living room, kitchen, W.C. Pendant light. Wall mounted electricity meter and fuse box. Telephone point.

W.C. 1.41m x 2.41m (4’07” x 7’11”) at longest and widest
Understairs W.C. with matching white wash hand basin. Window to rear.

KITCHEN 2.95m x 4.32m (14’02” x 9’08”)
Usual kitchen fitments. Windows front and rear. Ceiling mounted clothes pulley. Pendant light. Hot water tank. Wall mounted dimplex storage heater. Freestanding Tricity Bendix cooker (no warranty given to it being in working order).

BACK ENTRANCE 1.21m x 2.10m (3’11” x 6’10”)
Pendant light. Back door access to back lane access route.


LIVING ROOM 2.88m x 4.28m (14’0” x 9’05”)
Window front and rear. T.V. point. Ample power points. Feature cast iron open coal fire with tile surround and wooden mantel. Shelving.

First Floor Accommodation:

LANDING 1.73m x 1.54m (5’08” x 5’0”)
Access by curved stairwell benefiting from ample natural light from half way window to rear. Secondary glazing. Gives access to bedroom 1 and sitting room.

BEDROOM 1 2.92m x 4.26m (9’07” x 13’11”)
Good sized double bedroom, built-in wall press. Wall mounted dimplex storage heater. Pendant light. Window to front.

SITTING ROOM 4.19m x 4.36m (13’08” x 14’03”)
Windows front and rear. Wall mounted dimplex storage heater. Boarded up fireplace with wooden mantel. Pendant light. Gives access to bedroom 2.

BEDROOM 2 4.31m x 2.94m (14’01” x 9’07”)
Second double bedroom. Telephone point. Wall mounted dimplex heater. Window to front. Pendant light. Boarded up fire with wooden mantel.

Second Floor Accommodation:
Access via wooden curved staircase again benefiting from ample natural light from two sash and case windows. Views over the rear garden and beyond to surrounding countryside given from this elevated position. Gives access to bathroom.

BATHROOM 2.09m x 2.25m (6’10” x 7’04”)
Matching pedestal wash hand basin and bath suite. Usual bathroom fitments. Window to rear. Hot water tank. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Into eaves access ideal for storage. Sky light allowing natural light.

Access via stepladder. Attic room provides handy storage space over bedroom 1.


Detached outhouse/garden room sited at the top of the Old Post Office House garden. Gives views over the full length of the garden. Handy outside area for external storage or, as used by the current owner, as an Artist’s Studio. Flat felt roof. Rear door access onto lane.

The garden is not directly attached to the property itself but is sited on the other side of the back access lane easily accessible from the back door of the property. It is a large garden laid out to mature shrubbery trees and bushes. Including fruit trees.

The Council Tax Band relating to this property is C.

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is F.

Base Information

Bed: 2
Living Areas: 2
Property document:
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