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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Dalshangan House, Dalry, Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7

Under Offer £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Dalshangan House (3 reception rooms and 5 bedrooms)
  • Gate Lodge (1 reception room and 2 bedrooms)
  • Courtyard Cottage (1 reception room and 1 bedroom)
  • Category C listed traditional courtyard and useful outbuildings
  • In all about 92 acres (37.4 ha)
  • For sale as a whole
  • EPC Rating = G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Dalshangan is a delightful estate extending to about 92 acres encompassing a large period house, two detached cottages and accessed directly off the A713 public road, via a Whinston hardcore driveway, which forms the western boundary of the property.

Dalshangan House is the centre point of the estate surrounded by extensive gardens and overlooking the policy parkland.

Dalshangan was bought by the current owners 18 years ago and has been lovingly refurbished to create the comfortable family home it is today. The cottages have most recently been used for holiday lets and the grassland has been rented to a local farmer for cattle and sheep grazing.


Dalshangan is situated in the parish of Carsphairn and enjoys views over the valley of the River Ken, known as the Glenkens. The area is well known for its agriculture and forestry, which make up a huge proportion of the local economy. The landscape reflects this with its attractive rolling farmland interspersed with woodland.

The property lies about 3.7 miles south of the village of Carsphairn, and about 21 miles north of Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway's "Food Town". Carsphairn provides primary schooling, a village shop, a Church of Scotland kirk, and a thriving village hall. Nearby, St. John's Town of Dalry provides a further grocery shop with post office, pubs, a garage and filling station, and a primary/middle school. Castle Douglas
offers a good range of shops, professional services, leisure facilities and secondary schooling. The area is well served by agricultural suppliers and a good machinery ring. The nearest livestock markets are in Castle Douglas and Ayr.

The area is ideal for exploring Dumfries and Galloway with its rugged scenery and attractive coastline, whether by road or on foot.


Dalshangan House
Dalshangan House is a traditional property, stone built under a slate roof, and has extensive views over the surrounding countryside. The ground floor of the house is entered via a porch leading in to the entrance hall with access to all the ground floor rooms and stairs to the first floor. On either side of the hallway are the drawing room and dining room, both retaining original period features. The drawing room has a handsome marbled fireplace whilst the dining room has a Dragonwood burning stove. Towards the rear of the property is a sitting room, currently used as an office, with a multi-fuel stove and an external door. To the rear of the hall are a cloakroom and a separate WC. The fully fitted kitchen has units including a large island, with solid granite worktops, an oil fired Aga, gas hobs and electric ovens.
Off the kitchen are a utility room and a rear porch with the back door.

On the first floor, the master bedroom has a fitted dressing room with a concealed door to an en suite bathroom with bath, shower, washbasin, WC and bidet. The four further bedrooms all have washbasins and are served by a family bathroom with bath, shower, WC and washbasin.

Gate Lodge
Adjacent to the entrance to the property is Dalshangan Gate
Lodge which is of traditional stone and slate construction. The
accommodation comprises entrance hall providing access to the
kitchen and lounge, with two bedrooms and a bathroom beyond.

Courtyard Cottage
To the west of the traditional courtyard is a traditional stone built cottage with tile roof. The single storey accommodation comprises lounge, bedroom, kitchen and bathroom. The cottage has timber framed, double glazed windows.

An attractive garden, predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrub borders, surrounds the house and cottages. Adjacent to the Gate Lodge is the Dalshangan Dovecot which is Category C listed.

To the north of the main house is the Category C listed traditional courtyard with a distinctive square clock tower. The buildings are of stone construction with a combination of slate and profile metal sheet roofs. These have most recently been used for general storage but with appropriate consents could be converted to create additional accommodation. To the south of the traditional courtyard and within the walls of the original walled garden is a small yard with two agricultural buildings.

General Purpose Building (14.0m x 9.3m)
Steel frame with corrugated iron cladding and fibrous cement roof - open to south west elevation.

Pole Barn (15.2m x 4.5m)
Timber frame, corrugated iron cladding and roof - open to south west elevation.

The land extends to 92 acres in total, including 30 acres of pasture and 50 acres of rough grazing. The remainder is split between garden ground surrounding the residential properties and the ancient woodland with bluebell cover bound by the Water of Deugh to the east with ½ mile of fishing rights.

General Remarks & Information

Strictly by appointment with Savills.

Entry & Possession
Entry by arrangement.

Offers in Scottish Legal Form are to be submitted to the selling agents, Savills, 163 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ. A closing date for offers may be fixed and prospective purchasers are advised to register their interest with the selling agents following inspection.

Fixtures & Fittings
All fitted carpets and light fittings are included.

Sporting Rights
The sporting rights are in hand.

Mineral and Timber Rights
In so far as they are owned, the mineral rights are included in the sale. All standing and fallen timber is included in the sale.


Purchase Price
Within 7 days of the conclusion of missives a non-returnable deposit of 10% of the purchase price shall be paid.
The balance of the purchase price will fall due for payment at the date of entry (whether entry is taken or not) with interest accruing thereon at the rate of 5% above Bank of Scotland base rate. No consignation shall be effectual in avoiding such interest.

Should any discrepancy arise as to the boundaries or any points arise on the Remarks, Stipulations or Plan or the interpretation of any of them, the question shall be referred to the arbitration of the selling agents whose decision acting as experts, shall be final.

Plans, Areas and Schedules
These are based on the Ordnance Survey and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the selling agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied himself as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.

Overseas Purchasers
Any offer by a purchaser(s) who is resident outwith the United Kingdom must be accompanied by a guarantee from a bank which is acceptable to the sellers.

It is intended to offer the property for sale as described, but the seller reserves the right to divide the property into lots, or to withdraw the property, or to exclude any property shown in these particulars.

Generally Should there be any discrepancy between these particulars, the General Remarks and Information, Stipulations and the Missives of Sale, the latter shall prevail.

Servitude Rights, Burdens, Wayleaves And Statutory Public And Other

Access Rights
1. The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all servitude and wayleave rights, including rights of access and rights of way, whether public or private. The property is also sold subject to the rights of public access under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003. The purchaser(s) will be held to have satisfied themselves as to the nature of all such servitude rights and others.
2. A Scottish Power wayleave has recently been agreed running an underground cable to the north of the property. Further details available from the selling agents.

The Council Tax and all other outgoings shall be apportioned between the seller and the purchaser(s) as at the date of entry

Square Footage: 3,165 sq ft
Acreage: 92 Acres


From Ayr take the A713 southbound signposted for Castle Douglas. Follow the road for approximately 28 miles, passing through the villages of Patna, Dalmellington and Carsphairn. Dalshangan is approximately 3.7 miles south of Carsphairn on the left hand side and is clearly sign posted. The postcode is DG7 3SZ.

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13 April 2016

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