Kirkbride House, Gelston

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Kirkbride House, Gelston

Offers over £495,000
Castle Douglas

Key Features

  • Rural Country Property
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Viewing Highly Recommended
  • Double Glazing
  • Driveway
  • Enclosed / Walled Garden
  • Fireplace / Stove
  • Garage
  • Garden, Private
  • Garden, Shared
  • Ground Floor Bedroom
  • Ground Floor Toilet
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Modern
  • Neutral Decor
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Open Plan
  • Private Parking
  • Rural
  • Shed/Summer House
  • Stone Built
  • Traditional
  • Wood / Laminate Floors


Attractive and well-presented barn conversion in a rural Galloway location offering spacious family accommodation throughout. Viewing highly recommended.

Kirkbride is a lovingly renovated semi detached steading conversion offering surprisingly spacious and light accommodation throughout. The property enjoys a secluded position six miles north of the harbour town of Kirkcudbright and only three miles from the market town of Castle Douglas.

This delightful conversion is in excellent condition and benefits from large characterful public rooms, oil fired central heating, and double glazing throughout. Kirkbride is set within delightful garden grounds which are a haven for wildlife and birds.

This property would suit a number of different buyers due to its flexible accommodation and idyllic rural location from a full time family home in the heart of the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway countryside to those looking for an investment opportunity to operate as a high end self-catering holiday let.

Castle Douglas is a thriving Galloway market town, lying approximately 18 miles south-west of Dumfries and enjoying an enviable range of shops and other facilities in a town now promoted as a “Food Town”. The town also has a wide range of facilities including excellent primary and secondary schools, modern Health Centre, supermarkets and a thriving community run theatre, The Fullarton, nearby. The Dumfries and Galloway Region is renowned for its beautiful countryside with rolling pastures broken by stone dykes and amenity woodland with a rugged coastline. Benefiting from the Gulf Stream, the general climate is mild and there are consequently many beautiful gardens nearby including the National Trust Gardens at Threave.

Kirkbride House is accessed off a quiet country lane just off the B727 road between Kirkcudbright and Gelston.

A wooden five bar gate opens on to a large gravelled area providing ample parking and turning space. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn which leads down to approximately ¾ of an acre of mature deciduous woodland. This lovely private woodland area is haven for birds and becomes a carpet of bluebells each spring! To the far side of Kirkbride House is a large double garage with electricity and a stable / storage room ideal for storage of bikes / drying of outdoor clothes this useful area has power and Belfast sink. There is a paved and decked area immediately to the front of the house providing a sheltered spot for enjoying the peaceful location and beautiful sunsets yet
giving easy access to the house. Oil Tank. Wood / Log store.

To the rear of the property is a shared enclosed courtyard garden. This is shared with the steading cottage at the far end of the barn and is laid to lawn.  Please note that the property known as ‘The Steading’ may be available for purchase separately


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