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Sherra Craig, Bentpath, Langholm, DG13 0PB

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Added on 28/06/2021
C & D Rural, Carlisle

Key features

  • Well maintained, spacious and versatile five bedroom home, constructed in 2009.
  • Fantastic views over rolling Dumfriesshire countryside.
  • Agricultural land extending to 7.15 Ha ( 17.66 acres).
  • Ground source heat pump and 18 4 KW Solar Panels with 15 years left of RHI payments.
  • Natural pond offering the perfect potential to have in-hand fishings.
  • Stretch of the Bent Burn and amenity woodland perfect for walking and enjoying the open countryside.
  • Residential development opportunity with planning permission for a 4 bedroom family home and extensive garden.

Property description

Tenure: Please confirm if this is a freehold property with C & D Rural

Sherra Craig, Benpath, Langholm, DG13 0PB

We are delighted to present this unique opportunity to purchase a spacious well presented 5 bedroom family home with agricultural land and buildings with open views of the rolling Dumfriesshire countryside located in an area of outstanding beauty .

Sherra Craig is situated on the outskirts of the village of Bentpath, benefiting from a prominent south facing position and accessed off the B709 via its own private driveway. The property is situated 6 miles from Langholm. Langholm is well know for its love of Rugby and the Langholm Common Riding, a horse riding festival which attracts thousands of tourists annually. The town has a variety of independent retailers, cafés, pubs, hotels, restaurant’s, butchers and bakers as well as Langholm golf course, The Buccleuch Centre and both primary and secondary schools. The property benefits from the luxury of being rural whilst still having good transport links, with the A7 located 5 miles away and the A74 (M) 20 miles away.

The property provides great scope and opportunities for farming, equestrian or diversification in a superb location and therefore viewings are highly recommended to fully appreciate both the secluded accessible location and the accommodation on offer.

Sherra Craig House is a modern spacious family home arranged over two floors and has a good balance of reception rooms and bedrooms as described briefly below:

Ground Floor: Front Porch, Kitchen/Dining Room, Hallway, Sun Room, Shower Room with W.C, Utility Room, Living Room, Study, 5th Bedroom.

First Floor: Master with an en-suite and built in cupboard, Three Double Bedrooms and a Family Bathroom.

Exterior: The property benefits from an integrated double garage with an electric door and a wrap around well maintained garden with an extensive patio, perfect for entertaining. There are also 4 kennels and a useful storage room.

The impressive kitchen is the heart of the home, benefiting from a Rangemaster electric cooker with LPG hobs, fitted base and wall units including a bespoke wine rack, integrated dishwasher and extractor fan and and a spacious dining area. The useful utility room features fitted units and the heat pump and boiler for the ground source heat pump. The Sun Room and Living Room both benefit from french doors to the patio area and the spacious living room has an open fireplace. The study offers the perfect potential to work from home, especially given the internet speed. All five bedrooms are double, three of which have built in cupboards, the master benefits from an en-suite with a shower, toilet and sink. The family bathroom has a luxurious spa bath, separate shower, toilet, sink and built in cupboards. The downstairs shower room with W.C also has a shower, toilet and sink.

The Buildings

The well maintained modern agricultural buildings can be utilised for a variety of uses including equestrian.

They are briefly described below:

General Purpose Shed

Steel portal framed with timber joists, fibre cement roof, part plastic coated tin clad part concrete block sides and earth flooring with tarmac shavings and natural water supply.

General Purpose Shed

Steel portal framed with timber joists, fibre cement roof, part tin clad part concrete block sides.


Plastic sheeting roof and sides and earth flooring with tarmac shavings.


Concrete block with rendering sides, slate roof and concrete floor with water and electricity supplies. The building is utilised as 4 kennels and a storage shed.

Shipping Container

Providing useful additional storage.

The Land

The land offers good quality grazing, extending to approximately 17.66 acres (7.15 hectares) and lies within one block that wraps around the property. The land is accessed from a private internal track which is also used to access the agricultural buildings.

The land is classed as Grade 4.2 under the Land Capability for Agriculture . The land benefits from natural water supplies and lies approximately at a height of 130m to 140m above sea level. The land is registered with SGRPID, the holding number is 314/0010. The land has been well managed, stock proof and in good heart.

Within one enclosure there are 18 4 KW solar panels, erected in 2011 with guaranteed payments for another 15 years. For further details, please contact the selling agents.

Included in the subjects of sale is an idyllic natural pond offering the perfect potential to have in-hand fishings. Historically the pond was utilised as Bentpath's Curling Pond. There is also a stretch of the Bent Burn and amenity woodland perfect for walking and enjoying the open countryside.

Lot 2 - Guide Price £95,000 

Residential development opportunity within 0.56 acres of land, as shown hatched orange on the sale plan.

Planning permission has been granted for the erection of a four bedroom house with an attractive outlook over surrounding countryside with access from the privately owned track. Should the property be sold in lots, a right of access will be granted for vehicular and pedestrian access as shown hatched purple in the sale plan.

A water supply runs along the boundary fence and an electricity pole is located within the boundary. In the event the plot is sold separately, the fence separating the lots will be erected by the Vendor prior to completion.

More details of this consent to include plans, copy of planning consent notice of approval and other documentation are available from the Dumfries and Galloway
Planning Office/website using reference number 21/0532/PIP. Any further planning enquiries can be directed to Dumfries and Galloway Council – .



Sherra Craig, Bentpath, Langholm, DG13 0PB


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