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Dalgonar Cottage is set in the Scaur Glen which is one of the genuinely rural areas of Scotland. The countryside combines rolling grass farmland and magnificent forests. The population is small and there are no major conurbations nearby. There are many opportunities for country sports in the area including shooting and stalking, as well as salmon fishing on the Nith and Annan. Some of Scotland's most famous gardens are nearby and the coastline offers opportunities for sailing and sea fishing.
Penpont is approximately 13 miles (35 minute drive) and has a local shop, a hotel, a primary school and post office. Thornhill is a further 2 miles away and has a range of shops, a secondary school, medical centre, dental practice, cottage hospital, hotels and a golf course. Dumfries, 30 miles to the south, is an active country town, which provides a wide range of facilities, including schools, a hospital, a variety of shops, supermarkets, sports clubs and professional services. Drumlanrig Castle, the seat of the Duke of Buccleuch, is only about 15 miles away.
The M74, the main route from north west England to Scotland, is only 30 miles away and provides a motorway connection both north to Glasgow and south to Carlisle, where it joins the M6. There are railway stations at Dumfries, Lockerbie and Carlisle. Glasgow and its airport are about 62 miles to the north and Edinburgh is about 65 miles to the north east via the A702.
Nestled within mature gardens and a perfect countryside setting, 'Dalgonar', is an extended stone built cottage, which has been sympathetically maintained and imaginatively designed to offer excellent accommodation, with the real possibility for usage as a B & B or self-contained holiday accommodation due to its convenient location on the ever popular southern upland way. The cottage, which is south facing, has been designed to make the most of its unspoiled rural location with panoramic views across the local countryside. With Double Glazing and both LPG Heating and Oil Heating, It's an ideal purchase for those seeking a quiet retreat.
As part of the design of this property, great emphasis has been placed on the creation of easily managed and free flowing space and the main living accommodation has been designed to make best use of the fine open countryside views surrounding the property.
Internally this unique home comprises: Welcoming entrance vestibule with meter cupboard and arch way leading to the front hall with seating area. To the right hand side of the hall is an immediately impressive sitting room, which benefits from a large picture window to the front aspect, which floods the room with natural light and offers tremendous views of the surrounding countryside. Off of the sitting room is a large double bedroom with window to the front, fitted wardrobes and a well-equipped En-suite which is fully tiled with large shower and storage cupboard. This part of the house has a separate oil heating system and has scope for extension into what is currently a barn and would make for a fantastic B & B or holiday let.
To the left of the entrance hall is the formal lounge with window to the front aspect and feature multi fuel burner as it focal point. There is a small internal hall way with storage cupboard which leads to a fantastic kitchen/diner. The kitchen area has an excellent range of country style base and wall units with the added benefit of an integrated double oven, hob, extractor hood, fridge, plumbing for dishwasher, breakfast bar and African slate floor. The picture windows to the rear and sides overlook the magnificent gardens and provides excellent natural light. The dining area has plenty of room for a table and six chairs for entertaining with friends and family. This zone is certain to become the central 'hub' of the home. To the rear of the kitchen is a large utility room with double Belfast sinks, water tank and W.C. with ample space for additional appliances.
Also off of the main lounge is the master bedroom with windows to the front and side and a working fire place as its focal point. The fully tiled family bathroom with three piece suite and shower over bath and finally the accommodation is completed with a fantastic sun room with patio doors leading to a slabbed terrace and a working fire place as its focal point, this room has also been used as an additional bedroom in the past.
Externally the grounds are truly spectacular and are approximately 1 Â¾ acres in size. They are made up of Â¾ of an acre paddock ideal for equestrian pursuits. 1 acre of beautifully kept gardens which are filed with mature plants, shrubs and trees, a small stream, two 12 by 12 foot stables, a 25 by 12 foot garage with power and lighting, a potting shed, two chicken runs, poly tunnel, garden pond, Oil and LPG tanks and slabbed patio terrace which is ideal for spending a lazy summers day.
To find 'Dalgoner', firstly take the A76 to Thornhill to then take the A702 to Penpont. In the centre of Penpot there is a crossroad with a signpost stating 'Sanquhar'. Take that right turn and follow this road for approximately two miles to where you will then find another signpost stating 'Scaur Water'. Follow this road for approximately 1.5 miles to find a T junction at Druidhall Farm and take the left turn. After approximately 0.5 miles take the right fork on the road and stay on this road for another approximately 9 miles. You will then see a stone driveway on the right-hand side that will lead you to timber gates, then the property.
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