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A newly built Architect-designed, detached four bedroom home in a picturesque rural village close to Castle Douglas.

West Cottage

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West Cottage

Guide Price £289,000
Castle Douglas

Key Features

  • Private garden
  • Terrace
  • Single garage
  • Off street parking
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing
  • Fireplace
  • Highly energy efficient with integrated low-carbon renewable technologies.
  • Unique and characterful designs with large south facing gardens
  • Highly insulated construction, air source heating, solar pv panels, led-lighting
  • Chain Free
  • New Build
  • Rural


A newly built Architect-designed, detached four bedroom home in a picturesque rural village close to Castle Douglas.  Unique and characterful design with large south facing garden.  Highly energy efficient with integrated low-carbon renewable technologies.

How to get there.

From Castle Douglas take the A713 towards Ayr and Townhead of Greenlaw is reached after approximately 2.5miles.  Take the right turn onto the B795 and the properties are immediately on your left.  If you are coming from the A75 rather than Castle Douglas, you will reach Townhead of Greenhead after approximately 2 miles.

General Information.

West Cottage is a newly-built unique and individual detached home. Constructed to be very energy efficient, with high levels of insulation, solar PV panels and air source heating to radiators and double glazed uPVC windows throughout. The property sits on a large south facing plot of approximately 1/3rd acre and enjoys fine views across pasture to the Galloway Hills.

West Cottage is already built and benefits from oak paneled interior doors throughout, solid oak flooring in the bathroom and en-suite, and quality bathroom fitments. Howdens ‘Shaker-style’ range of kitchen units with solid oak worktops and fully integrated appliances An allowance has been made for 14sq.m ceramic tiling in the bathroom, en-suite and cloakroom.  The Purchasers may choose their preferred colour and style of tiles from a range of tiles offered by the Seller.

Townhead of Greenlaw is a quiet semi-rural village located 2 miles north of Castle Douglas and approximately 16 miles south-west of Dumfries.  Castle Douglas is a thriving Galloway market town, 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.


See layout plans


8.25m x 1.95m

The above dimensions include the entrance lobby at the front of the building.  A generous understairs cupboard is accessed from the rear of the hall and the heat store tank is situated here. Recessed LED spot lights.

Lounge 5.70m x 3.59m

A large family social room with front and side facing windows offering commanding views towards the Galloway Hills.  Fireplace and flue installed for a solid fuel stove. Wall and ceiling lights.

Kitchen / Diner  6.7m x 3.25m

This is a large room designed to have a “U” shaped kitchen installed along the rear wall, with a combination of rear facing and side facing windows.  A Howdens ‘Burford Shaker’ range of kitchen units with solid oak worktops and fully integrated appliances has been installed. The kitchen appliances include AEG steam oven and AEG induction hob, Hoover dishwasher, fridge freezer and a large Smeg stainless steel sink.  To the centre of the room is a charming log burning stove.  Polished limestone-effect ceramic tiles. At the front of the room, the dining area has a front facing window and also French doors opening on to a south-facing garden patio area.  Recessed LED spot lights

Downstairs Bedroom / Study  3.15m x 3.59m (max)

This room could be used as a fourth bedroom allowing living all on one level, or a playroom/study if preferred.  Rear facing window.

Cloakroom 1.8m x 1.7m

Containing a W.C. and wash hand basin with mixer tap, this room has sufficient space and plumbing for a downstairs shower if desired.  Rear facing window.

Utility Room 2.2m x 2.08m

Rear facing window, rear door, sink, with a range of Howdens Shaker Style base and wall units matching the Kitchen

First floor accommodation:

Master Bedroom  5.75m x 3.6m

With front facing dormer window enjoying good views and velux roof light towards the rear.  A feature vaulted ceiling enhancing the feeling of space in what is a very generous room.  USB charging sockets, ceiling and wall lights. At the rear of the room there are doors to storage in the eaves and there is also:

En-suite  1.90m x 1.80m

Fitted with W.C., wash hand basin with mixer tap and steel enamel bath.  Thermostatic shower over the bath, solid oak flooring.

Bathroom 2.9m x 1.9m

Steel enamel bath, W.C. and wash hand basin with mixer tap.  Separate walk-in shower (1000mm x 800mm) fitted with thermostatic shower.  Solid oak floor.

Bedroom 3.30m x 3.25m

Situated at the front of the house and with south facing dormer window catching fine views.  USB charging socket and ceiling light.

Bedroom 3 3.30m x 3.24m

At the rear of the house and with velux roof light.  There is further eaves storage off this room. USB charging socket and ceiling light.


A generous gravel driveway offering parking for several cars and turning area.  To the rear is an additional  blockpaved parking area with level access in the rear entrance door.


At the rear of the parking and turning area is the garage building, which incorporates a large single garage with mezzanine attic space above providing considerable storage or space for hobby room.


A delightful fore garden with feature stone wall is located with front of the house.  A south facing  gravel patio with adjacent stream adjoins the side of the house with double french doors from the Dining Room.  A large private garden is located to the rear, finished with grass and bounded by a mature woodland behind.

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