£295,000 Offers Around

Gorsebank, Portling, Dalbeattie, Dumfries and Galloway, DG5 4PZ

3 bedroom detached house for sale

Property Details


Gorsebank, Portling, Dalbeattie is a detached 3 bedroomed two storey house, situated within the small hamlet of Port O' Warren a short distance from Portling village on the Solway Coast.

Gorsebank sits in a magnificent location with stunning views of the Solway Firth and the Cumbrian Coastline in the distance.

Internally the property has been finished to high standard and offers good sized accommodation, which is light and airy, making it an ideal family home. There is under floor heating within the ground floor living area, and radiators throughout.

Access to the house is via a hardcore surfaced track road approximately ¼ of a mile in length. The track road is shared with various other properties.

The house occupies a good sized plot extending to approximately 1/3 of an acre or thereby.

Entry to the garden grounds is via a timber entrance gate. The garden to the front is laid to gravel which offers off-road parking for several vehicles. There is a paved pathway that surrounds the house. There is a paved patio to the rear and an area of lawn with a planted terraced area. Steps leads up to the upper level of the rear garden which is laid with natural planting.The upper level is an ideal viewing platform to appreciate the outstanding views of the Solway Coast and surrounding area.

Outside lights. Outside water tap. Oil tank. LPG gas bottles.

Detached rendered concrete block built utility building with mono pitched timber framed profiled metal covered roof, which is situated to the right hand side of the house.

There is also a wooden shed with concrete floor, flat mineral felt covered roof which is situated to the left hand side. Note: This space is ripe for conversion to a studio/annex. The owner or the selling agents have made no enquiries in this regard.

The garden is bounded by stone walls to the front and the remaining boundaries are of post and wire fencing.

The house was built in 2006 and is load bearing timber framed construction, plasterboard lined with plaster finish internally, rendered concrete block clad externally. It has an internal floor area of 125m2.

All fitted carpets and floor coverings are included in the sale.

INTERNAL viewing is a highly recommend to appreciate the peaceful location and the lovely views.

Accommodation comprises:

Hardwood door with glazed inlay and glazed side panel gives access to:


Tiled floor, smoke alarm, small cupboard housing electric meter and fuse box, understair cupboard with underfloor heating control, ceiling light, central heating radiator, stairs to upper floor.


Lovely bright room that has been tastefully decorated with double aspect windows fitted with track and curtains, Multi - fuel stove set in recessed fireplace with tiled hearth, fitted carpet, two ceiling lights, central heating radiator, telephone point, carbon monoxide detector, central heating control.


Range of cream “Shaker Style” base and wall units, electric oven with built-in extractor fan, gas hob (LPG bottled), tiled floor, window to side and rear, central heating radiator, strip light, ceiling light over dining area, central heating control.


Cream “Shaker style” base units, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap, tiled splashback, extractor fan, space for coats, central heating control, tiled floor, strip light, pulley, floor mounted Worcester Danesmoor oil fired regular boiler, hardwood half glazed door.


Obscure window to side, white W.C., and wash-hand basin, extractor fan, tiled floor.

Double glazed hardwood doors to:


Lovely views out over the garden, double windows to front and side, 15 pane glazed door, tiled floor, ceiling light. Double glazed doors to outside.

Returning to the Entrance Hall. A carpeted hardwood staircase and balustrade leads to:


Double window with views out over the Solway Coast, central heating radiator, smoke alarm, ceiling light, central heating control, hatch to attic.


Fully tiled room with white suite comprising of bath with power shower over, track and curtain, wash-hand basin and W.C. extractor fan, central heating radiator, vinyl flooring, obscure window to side, ceiling light.

Please note that no Bedroom photographs are advertised at the request of the owner.


This room is currently being used as a home office, double aspect windows with fantastic views fitted with track and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, telephone point, T.V. aerial point, ceiling light.


Windows to side and rear fitted with track and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, T.V. aerial point, recessed shelving, door to eaves storage, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving and housing hot water tank with electric immersion, ceiling light.


Double room with window to rear fitted with track and curtains, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, T.V. aerial point, built-in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, ceiling light.


Double shower enclosure with Mira Sport shower, W.C., and wash-hand basin with mixer tap, central heating radiator, vinyl flooring, extractor fan.


Portling is close to the coastal villages of Rockcliffe and Kippford which has a marina, safe moorings and a sailing club. There is a good village shop and primary school located within the village of Colvend which is only one mile away. whilst there is a larger range of shops, schools and services in both Dalbeattie (7 miles away) and Castle Douglas.(12miles away).

The area offers wonderful sporting and recreational opportunities and is well known for its mild climate and long growing season. There are numerous lochs and rivers locally providing excellent fishing as well a salmon and sea trout fishing on some of Dumfriesshire's larger rivers such as the Nith and Annan. Colvend golf course is situated nearby whilst the championship course at Southerness is only eight miles to the east. The area is also perfect for cycling along the quiet country roads as well as mountain biking in the nearby forest parks forming part of the nationally renowned Seven Stanes routes.

Communications to the area are very good. There are railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie and the M74 motorway network can be reached in about 45 minutes by road. There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and continental Europe from Prestwick Airport which is about 1½ hours drive north, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow can be reached in less than 2 hours.

Dalbeattie has recently benefited from a newly built learning campus which brings together the Nursery, Primary and Secondary School all onto one shared site (Opened November 2017), as well as a full range of shops and services. Dumfries the county town of the region, has recently benefited from the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary which opened December 2017.


By contacting the Hewats Property team on 01556 502946.


DG5 4PZ.


Currently Band F .


Mains water, electricity. Private septic tank.

No mains gas it is only supplied by the free standing LPG cylinders stored externally to the side.

Oil fired central heating. Hardwood double glazed tilt and turn casement style windows.


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 – C.


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.

From Dalbeattie follow the A710 towards Dumfries. Pass through the village of Colvend and after a further mile turn right onto a minor public road signposted Portling. Follow the road to the hamlet of Portling, then continue up the hill following the track to Port O' Warren. Gorsebank is the 2nd last house on the right on this track road.

Approximate dimensions:

Ground Floor

  • ENTRANCE HALL                           2.90m x 2.85m
  • LIVING ROOM                                 6.55m x 3.41m
  • KITCHEN/DINER                             5.24m x 3.51m
  • UTILITY ROOM                               2m x 1.60m
  • CLOAKROOM                                 2m x 1m
  • SUN ROOM                                     4.50m x 2.50m


First Floor

  • BATHROOM                                   2.23m x 1.42m
  • BEDROOM 1                                  4.20m x 3.40m
  • BEDROOM 2                                  3.90m x 3.40m
  • BEDROOM 3                                  5.40m x 4.50m
  • EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM          1.32m x 0.91m

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 History

  • Property added on 22 August 2018
  • New price Offers Around £295,000 as of 19 March 2019
    Was: Offers Around £320,000
  • New price Offers Around £320,000 as of 29 October 2018
    Was: Offers Around £350,000
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