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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Millstone, Girthon DG7 2DW

Sold STCM £150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Rural Location
  • Close to the Coast
  • Close to Amenities of Gatehouse of Fleet
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Millstone Cottage is a two bedroom, terraced courtyard property with views to surrounding countryside. It is very much your typical country retreat, yet benefits from the convenience of local amenities, being only 3 miles from Gatehouse of Fleet. The property is situated just a short drive from Cream O'Galloway Ice Cream Visitors Centre and less than 3 miles from the beaches of Sandgreen and Carrick.

There is well proportioned accommodation throughout and it is in good decorative order. The garden ground to the rear faces south and benefits from views to the surrounding countryside and the remains of Girthon Kirk.

Gatehouse of Fleet offers a good range of facilities in terms of shops, Primary School, Doctors' Surgeries, Churches and sporting facilities. The Gatehouse area is known for its natural beauty, being a National Trust of Scotland Conservation Area as well as benefiting from close proximity to miles of coastline. The A75 route gives access west to Newton Stewart and east to Kirkcudbright, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and beyond. Viewing is highly recommended.


UPVC woodgrain effect double glazed entrance door leading to hallway.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY (T-SHAPED) (Hallway is measured at axis)
16' x 6'2" (4.89m x 1.88m)
Bright, open entrance hall giving access to all accommodation. Linoleum floor covering in part, fitted carpet in part. Velux giving ample natural light. Dimplex night storage heater. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Cupboard housing fuse box and meters. Large storage cupboard housing hot water tank with space for airing.

SITTING ROOM 14'4" x 11'3" (4.37m x 3.44m)
The sitting room is open plan with the kitchen, but is a relaxing and cosy area in its own right. The focal feature stone fire hearth centres the end wall. Open views through to uPVC double glazed window to the rear garden and rural countryside beyond. Within close proximity and eye line is the ruins of the old Girthon Church, which sits on the hill and gives an added point of interest. Ample power points. Telephone point. Fitted carpet. Wall mounted Dimplex heater. Pendant light. Ample space for dining if preferred.

KITCHEN (7'11" x 11'9") (2.42m x 3.59m)
Open plan with living room. Large breakfast bar or preparation area as preferred. Neutral style linoleum floor covering. Wood-effect cupboards and work surface. Stainless steel sink with right-hand drainer mixer tap. Creda electric double oven grill with four electric ring hob. Bosch dish-washer and washing-machine. Fridge. Ceiling mounted spotlight. Skylight allowing ample natural light. Wooden door with window pane insert giving outlook and access to rear garden.

BATHROOM (7'9" x 5'9") (2.37m x 1.75m)
Good sized bathroom to serve the accommodation. Cream wash-hand basin with matching pedestal and bath with shower fitment. Hatch access to loft. Wall-mounted Dimplex heater. Wall-mounted Dimplex heated towel rail. Skylight giving ample natural light. Usual bathroom fitments. Fitted wall mirror. Floor to ceiling neutral tiling.

BEDROOM 1 (10'5" x 8'9") (3.19m x 2.67m)
Bright double bedroom with uPVC double glazed window with outlook to rear garden beyond to rural countryside, and to the remains of Girthon Church. Ample storage is provided in cream fitted wardrobes. Ample space for hanging and shelving. Electric heater. TV point. Ample power points. Pendant light.

BEDROOM 2 (12'5" x 14'1") (3.79m x 4.39m)
The largest of the two bedrooms, this room could easily take a double and single bed. Fitted wooden wardrobes with ample space for storage. Ample power points. TV point. Outlook to front and rear of property through uPVC double glazed window. Tartan curtains. Electric heater. Pendant light.


The front of property is laid to gravel. There is a graveled courtyard for access and a paved path leading to the front door. There are outside borders bounded by stones. Spicket tap.

The rear garden is essentially divided into two parts. There is a large graveled area immediately behind the house, perfect for "al fresco" dining. Beyond a low level dry stone dyke is a further area laid to lawn in part and a mature plantation also. Garden shed for storage. There is a graveled path giving vehicular access to Millstone Cottage as well as off-road parking and also onward vehicular access to the neighbouring property.

The Rateable Value relating to this property is 1080 per annum.

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is C.

The agents assume that the subjects are served by mains water and mains electricity, but no guarantee can be given at this stage.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
05 May 2016


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