Traditional, detached, one and a half storey, stone built cottage under slate roof. Located in quiet village

Cairn Cottage, 1 Urrbank, Palnackie

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Cairn Cottage, 1 Urrbank, Palnackie

Offers over £235,000

Key Features

  • Village Location
  • 3/4 Bedrooms
  • 2/3 Public Rooms
  • Garden
  • Conservatory / Sunroom
  • Double Glazing
  • Fireplace / Stove
  • Garden, Private
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Neutral Decor
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Patio
  • Period Features
  • Shed/Summer House
  • Stone Built
  • Traditional
  • Village
  • Wide Doors


Cairn Cottage is a well presented traditional Galloway Cottage located on the edge of the village of Palnackie.

The property benefits from many original features and high ceilings, adding to the charm and character of this delightful home, along with bright and spacious rooms throughout providing flexible accommodation which is sure to suit a number of different buyers.

The village of Palnackie has a very good range of facilities including a Primary School, Art Gallery, Pub, Shop and Café.

The nearby town of Dalbeatie benefits from the recently modernised Learning Campus and newly built Health Centre. There are also a number of sporting facilities available, including tennis courts (situated in Collston Park), Golf course, Badminton Courts and the renowned “7 Stanes” mountain bike course.

The village is well sited and is a short distance from Dumfries and its new state of the art Hospital and also from the attractive Solway Coast around Kippford and Rockliffe which is only a few minutes away. The regional market town of Castle Douglas (also known as “The Food Town”) and the artists town of Kirkcudbright are also nearby.

Entered via solid wooden door from the street into:-

Good sized entrance with original tiled floor. Cupboard housing electric meter and fusebox. Ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light. Original wooden glazed door with side panels leading into:-

Spacious reception hallway with doors leading off to all main ground floor accommodation. Original tiled floor. Radiator. Ornate architraves. Ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light.

SITTING ROOM 4.57m x 4.29m
This bright well proportioned, front facing reception room benefits from ample natural light from dual aspect uPVC double glazed windows to front and side with wooden working shutters, curtain pole and curtains. Radiator. Open feature fireplace with tiled hearth and surround with wooden mantle above. Ceiling light. Ceiling cornicing. Smoke alarm. Carbon monoxide detector. . Fitted carpet.

LOUNGE/ DOUBLE BEDROOM 1 4.25m x 4.31m
Spacious, bright, front facing room with high ceilings. Currently used as a further reception room but could also be used as a ground floor bedroom. Rustic oak effect laminate flooring. Radiator. uPVC double glazed window to front with wooden working shutters. Recessed alcove with shelving. Ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light.

DINING ROOM/ BEDROOM 2 4.26m x 3.52m
Bright and spacious reception room overlooking the rear garden. UPVC double glazed window with curtain pole above. Wooden working shutters. Feature fire place with tiled surround and painted wooden mantle. Fitted Carpet. Radiator with Thermostatic Valve. Ceiling cornicing. Ceiling light.

KITCHEN 4.57m x 3.11m
Bright, spacious farmhouse style kitchen with space for a dining table. Good range of shaker style fitted kitchen units with laminate work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Stainless steel 1 ½ bowl sink with mixer tap above and drainer. Space for electric oven. Extractor fan above. Space for freestanding fridge-freezer. uPVC double glazed window to side. Ceiling spotlights. Under stairs cupboard with shelving. Space for dishwasher and under counter freezer. Doors opening out into sun room and utility to one side.

SUN ROOM 2.32m x 2.29m
French doors leading out to the rear garden. uPVC double glazed window to side. Radiator. Partially coombed ceiling. Velux window. Ceramic tiled floor.

UTILITY ROOM 2.71m x 2.29m
Additional useful storage from shaker style fitted kitchen units. Marble effect laminate work surface. Stainless steel sink with mixer tap above. uPVC double glazed windows to rear. Extractor fan. Carbon monoxide detector. Oil fired boiler. Radiator. Ceramic tiled floor. Door leading to:-

SHOWER ROOM 2.00m x 2.29m
Large walk in shower cubicle with tiled splash backs and mains shower above. Fitted bathroom cabinets. Obscure uPVC glazed window to side. White wash hand basin and W.C. inset into built in vanity unit providing useful additional storage. Built in mirrored bathroom cabinet with light. Extractor fan. Ceiling light. Tile effect vinyl flooring.

Carpeted staircase with wooden handrail and banister leading to first floor level.

First Floor Accommodation

Fitted carpet. Loft access hatch. Velux window. Smoke alarm. Doors leading off to both double bedrooms and bathroom. Ceiling light.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 3 4.21m x 5.33m
Fitted carpet. Partially coombed ceiling. Velux window to rear. Large dormer window to front providing fine views across to the Galloway hills. Curtain track above. Radiator. Ceiling light.

DOUBLE BEDROOM 4 4.08m x 5.33m
Fitted carpet. Velux window to rear. Large dormer window to front looking across to the Galloway hills. Curtain track above. Radiator. Partially coombed ceiling. Ceiling light.

BATHROOM 2.90m x 2.05m
Good sized family bathroom. Suite of white wash hand basin and W.C. inset into built in vanity unit. Laminate work surface above. Tiled splash back. Partially coombed ceiling. Velux window to front. White bath with tiled surround and mixer tap with shower attachment. Heated towel rail. Light with shaver point. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Tile effect vinyl flooring.

To the rear of Cairn Cottage, is a charming wildlife garden mainly laid to a wild flower and grass area which is enjoyed by a variety of wildlife and birds. Immediately to the rear of the property accessed from the sun room is a delightful patio area ideal for alfresco dining.

The garden has a number of fruit trees including plum, apple pear and cherry. At the far end of the garden is a good sized out building with power and light with adjoining potting shed / greenhouse lean-to at one side.


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