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Todstone Cottage, Burnfoot, New Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7 3RZ

3 bedroom cottage for sale


Property Details



Detached “Dorran” type 3 bedroomed bungalow with outbuilding, occupies a site extending to approximately 2.2 acres, situated within rural surroundings approximately one mile from the lovely conservation village of New Galloway.


Todstone, Burnfoot, New Galloway is a detached “Dorran” type 3 bedroomed bungalow with outbuilding, occupies a site extending to approximately 2.2 acres, situated within rural surroundings approximately one mile from the lovely conservation village of New Galloway.


Todstone is approximately 60 years old and is of non-traditional reinforced concrete panel construction, timber framed and plasterboard lined with plaster finish internally, painted externally with a total finished thickness of approximately 100 mm. It has an internal floor area of 109m2.


This type known as “Dorran” and is classified as a defective house in Scotland under Part 14 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987. Any interested in purchasing this property must be cash purchasers as the property is non mortgageable.


A hardcore drive gives access to Todstone. There is an area surrounding the property that is laid to lawn with a hardcore parking area for several vehicles. The remaining grounds comprises of two grazing paddocks to the east and south.



Detached concrete block built stable building with mono pitched, timber framed corrugated asbestos cement sheet covered roof and concrete floor. This comprises of three loose boxes and two stores.


The grounds of the property are bounded principally timber post and wire with the exception of the drystone wall bordering the A762.



VIEWING is strongly recommended.  


Accommodation comprises:-


Wooden door with glazed panel and glazed side panel with outside light gives access to:



Tiled floor.



L-shaped with two ceiling lights, cupboard housing hot water tank.




Bay window to front fitted with curtain track and curtains, two electric storage heaters, ceiling light, brick display fireplace with wooden mantle, T.V. aerial point, telephone point, doors to Hall and Dining Room.



The Kitchen requires renovation and upgrading, window to rear, fitted with roller blind, electric freestanding cooker and fridge/freezer, ceiling light, glazed door from hall, two fitted cupboards, one with shelving and one with space for coats and houses electric meter.


Window to side, fitted cupboard, strip light, half UPVC glazed door to side.


Sliding doors from Kitchen lead through to:



Window to front fitted with curtain track and curtains, electric storage heater, telephone point.



Double room with window to front fitted with curtain track and curtains, single wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf, fitted carpet, strip light, electric storage heater, telephone connection.



Bright double room with single glazed window to rear, single wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf, ceiling light, electric storage heater.



Good sized room with window to rear fitted with curtain track and curtains, single wardrobe with hanging rail and shelf.



White suite comprising of wash-hand basin with tiled splashback, bath, vinyl flooring, electric wall heater, ceiling light, obscure single glazed window to rear.   



Obscure single glazed window to rear, white W.C., vinyl flooring, ceiling light.



New Galloway is a peaceful village located at the northern end of Loch Ken. Amenities located within the village include the very popular Kells primary school, The CatStrand Theatre providing film screening, workshops and community events, the Glenkens Medical Practice, a hotel, tea room and gift shop, as well as a village shop, and also a post office.


Both primary and secondary schools can be found in the nearby village of Dalry (about 3 miles) as well as a shop, 2 hotels and a garage. A broader range of facilities can be found in Castle Douglas, which is known as Scotland's Food Town and 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 South West Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits and is a popular tourist destination. There is good hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the new designated cycle routes as well as the Seven Stances mountain bike routes, including Dalbeattie Forest and the Galloway Forest Park.


Todstone is only a few minutes' drive from Loch Ken which has a very popular sailing and watersports centre.


Communications to 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 3RZ.



Currently Band D.



Mains water, electricity. Private septic tank drainage.

Space heating provided by electric night store heaters. Partial 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 F.



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.



Approximate dimensions:



  • HALL  4.69m x 1.31m & 6.74m x 1.08m 
  • LIVING ROOM  5.30m x 3.36m
  • KITCHEN  4.01m x 3.87m
  • REAR HALL  3.64m x 1.22m
  • DINING ROOM   3.37m x 3.37m
  • BEDROOM 1                               3.88m x 3.66m
  • BEDROOM 2   3.91m x 2.69m
  • BEDROOM 3  3.02m x 2.70m
  • BATHROOM  1.71m x 1.63m
  • W.C. APARTMENT  1.69m x 0.70m


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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Valuation: £150,000

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