£158,000 Offers Around

Leaths Cottage, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 1NZ

2 bedroom cottage for sale

Property Details

Leaths Cottage, Castle Douglas is a delightful 2 bedroomed detached cottage situated on the outskirts of Castle Douglas with lovely views over surrounding countryside and the hills beyond.

The property is tastefully decorated and a particular feature is the delightful Lounge with patio doors to the secluded rear garden and views on to open fields.

The original section of the Cottage is approximately 140 years old and is of solid whinstone construction, strapped and lined internally. Over the years the Cottage has been extended to the sides and rear. The rear bedroom extension is approximately 90 years old and is solid brick construction. The side Kitchen and Shower Room extension is approximately 60 years old and is of cavity brick constructions. The Living Room extension to the right hand side is approximately 10 years old and is of load bearing timber framed construction, plasterboard lined internally, concrete block clad externally. The main walls of the Cottage are rendered and painted externally.

It has an internal floor area of 70m2. All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.

INTERNAL viewing is strongly recommended for this property to appreciate the accommodation available and its location.


Accommodation comprises:-



Part tiled and part fitted carpet, window to front.

DINING ROOM/SITTING ROOM 3.63m x 2.38m (11'11” x 7'10”)

Window to the front, fitted carpet, electric fire set on stone hearth, fitted book shelf, smoke alarm, electric storage heater, telephone point, doors to Bedroom 1, Kitchen and Shower Room.


From the Hall turning to the left:


Part tiled and wood panelled, corner shower cubicle with mains shower, wash-hand basin in fitted vanity unit, W.C., tiled floor, extractor fan, heated towel rail, hatch to attic for storage.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST AREA 4.25m x 2.95m (13'11” x 9'8”) (at widest & longest)

Range of fitted floor and wall units incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer, electric cooker point, extractor fan, plumbed for automatic washing machine, Economy 7 central heating control switch, vinyl flooring, part tiled, two strip lights, breakfast bar with window to rear overlooking open fields.


Door to rear garden, vinyl flooring, electricity meters, coat hooks.

LOUNGE 3.72m x 3.65m (12'2” x 12')

Cosy room with window to side and recently installed French windows to patio and rear garden, fitted carpet, fire surround and wooden mantle with electric coal effect stove, electric storage heater, hatch to attic for storage, T.V. aerial point.

Returning to the Hallway to the right:

BEDROOM 2 3.76m x 2.52m (12'4” x 8'3”)

Window to rear, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, electric storage heater, fitted carpet, curtains.

MASTER BEDROOM 4.65m x 4.11m (15'3” x 13'6”)

Delightful room with two windows to front and French windows to patio and rear garden, ornamental fire surround and wooden mantle with electric coal effect stove, fitted carpet, curtains, two wall lights, telephone point.


To the front of the property there is a gravelled area with mature shrubs. To the left hand side there is double gates that gives access to a gravelled driveway offering off-road parking and leads to the Garage. To the right of the Cottage again there are double gates leading to a gravelled driveway. The garden to the rear and side is laid to lawn with flower borders and mature trees and shrubs and is bounded by open fields, paved patio area with wooden pergola, ideal area for sitting out making the most of those summer evenings. Outside light.


Brick built with up and over door, power and light.


Castle Douglas, known as Scotland's Food Town has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services. There are both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, health services, veterinary services and a thriving livestock market and golf course.

The area in general is renowned for its mild climate, diverse scenic beauty and offers a varied range of sporting activities including several Golf Courses, some Championship standard, and extensive shooting and fishing opportunities. It is also within easy driving distance of the popular sailing village of Kippford and Loch Ken is also close at hand.

Travel links to and from the area are very good. There is a main line railway station in Dumfries and also Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. The M74 motorway network is 40 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about one and a half hours drive to the North. Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in two hours.


By contacting the Hewats Property team on 01556 502946.


DG7 1NZ.


Currently Band D.


Mains electricity. Private water. Septic tank drainage.

Electric storage heating and full double glazing.


A Home Report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on 0141 338 6222 or by logging onto www.onesurvey.org.


The energy efficiency rating of this property is Band E.


Offers in Scottish Legal form should be lodged with the selling agents' Castle Douglas Office. Interested parties are strongly recommended to register their interest with the selling agents as a closing date may be fixed for offers.


Subject to negotiation.



Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.


This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.


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  • Property added on 28 May 2015
  • New price Offers Around £158,000 as of 23 October 2015
    Was: Offers Around £165,000
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