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Detached house for sale

Loch Doon, Dalmellington, By Ayr, KA6

Under Offer £85,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Stone Built Former Cottage
  • Development potential
  • Land Extending to approximately 5.88 hectares
  • Peaceful Rural Setting
  • Magnificent Views over Loch Doon
  • EPC Rating Band G

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A semi-derelict stone built cottage offering excellet potential to develop into charming country cottage. Peaceful rural setting with magnificent views over Loch Doon.

Starr Cottage is situated at the far south end of Loch Doon with magnificent scenery surrounding the cottage. Loch Doon is situated about 4 miles south of Dalmellington and 20 miles from the main market town of Ayr. Loch Doon is a very popular tourist attraction with the Scottish Dark Skies Observatory open to the public.

Stone built detached cottage under slate roof. The property has a hall way, with a small vestibule at the end, and two main rooms off either side of the hallway, both of which have fireplaces. The rooms measure approximately 5m x5 m and 4m x 5m. There are no kitchen or sanitation fittings. The property is situated to take full advantage of the view with loch frontage. The ground extends to approximately 5.88 ha surrounding the cottage. The ground itself is rough grazing, with rocky outcrops and drainage ditches throughout. There is potential to improve the land through management. There is a large stoned area which can be utilised as a driveway and parking area. March fences will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

Location and Access
Loch Doon is the gateway to the Galloway forest Park offering superb walks, hill walking, wildlife, pony trekking, canoeing, fishing and mountain biking.

Loch Doon is a tourist hotspot with the Dark Sky Observatory and Roundhouse Café open 7 days a week. The night skies here are some of the best – the Milky way, shooting stars, planets, comets and the Northern Lights are visible. Loch Doon is the largest inland lock in Southern Scotland and there was a Dam built in 1935 for generating hydro-electricity.

Dalmellington 10 miles distant has all local amenities, primary and secondary schools. Ayr 22 miles distant has a wide range of shops, restaurants, schools and hospital with Prestwick Airport 27 miles distant.

Viewing of the property is strictly by appointment only as there is gated access to the property. Please contact the Ayr Office on 01292 886544 to arrange a suitable time.

Offers in the region of £85,000

Council Tax
This property is currently not registered for council tax

Home Report
No home report is required for this property due to its current condition.

Closing Date
A Closing Date may be fixed and we would advise prospective purchasers to register their interest with Bell Ingram Ltd, 39 Sandgate, Ayr, KA7 1BE.
Purchasers should have their solicitor submit a Letter of Intent for the whole, detailing the price, date of entry and any conditions which they require to attach to their offer. The solicitors acting on behalf of the vendor will then issue an offer to sell to the successful purchaser.
Whilst every effort will be made to ensure that parties having registered their interest will be notified of a closing date this cannot be guaranteed. It should be noted that the vendor reserves the right to accept offers prior to a closing date being set.

Local Authority
East Ayrshire Council, London Road, Kilmarnock, KA3 7BU Tel: 01563 576000

Important Notice

These sale particulars were prepared on the basis of information provided to us by our clients and/or our local knowledge. Whilst we make every reasonable effort to ensure that they are correct, no warranty or guarantee is given and prospective purchasers should not rely upon them as statements or representations of fact. Furthermore neither Bell Ingram Limited or its directors or employees assume any responsibility therefore. In particular:

i) prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the structural condition of any buildings or other erections and the state of repair of any services, appliances, equipment or facilities;

ii) any photographs included in these particulars are for general information only and any furniture or contents shown in these photographs are not included in the sale unless this is expressly stated in these particulars; and

iii) any descriptions, measurements or dimensions quoted are approximate only and references to conditions, planning permissions, services, usage, construction, fittings & fixtures and moveable items are for guidance only.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
14 June 2016

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