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Gillbrae, Rigg, DG16 5JL - Lot 1

Guide Price
C & D Rural, Carlisle

Key features

  • Large, detached house with flexible accommodation
  • Presently 4 double bedrooms and 3 reception rooms
  • Excellent outbuilding, currently used as garage and workshop
  • Generous summerhouse
  • Parking for many vehicles
  • Far-reaching views
  • Good quality grazing land extending to 6 acres (2.42 hectares)

Property description

Gillbrae, Rigg, DG16 5JL

We are delighted to present this unique opportunity to purchase an attractive detached house in a peaceful rural setting, with land extending to 6 acres (2.42 hectares).

Lot 1 Guide Price £480,000:  Substantial detached 4-5 bedroom house, summer house, garage/workshop that could be used for a variety of purposes including equestrian, agricultural land extending to approximately 6 acres (2.42 hectares).

N.B Lot 2 comprises of 36.52 acres (14.78 hectares); please see separate listing.

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


The property is situated just outside the small village of Rigg and offers a highly convenient location for access to the centre of Gretna where local amenities can be sought including Gretna Green Outlet Centre, Doctors Surgery, two Primary Schools (Gretna & Springfield), hotels, restaurants and more. For commuters, there is  excellent access to the M74 North and M6 South which provides links with the major commercial centres of the region. The property benefits from being rural while still having road links to surrounding agricultural amenities such as livestock markets and agricultural suppliers.


From Gretna follow the B721 towards Annan.  As you approach Rigg, turn right under the A75 (signed Kirkpatrick). Follow this road up the hill past East Scales Farm. Gillbrae is the next property on the right hand side.

Lot 1

Gillbrae is a substantial detached family home built for the current owners in 1985.  The very spacious accommodation is arranged over two floors, with a vast cellar below, and has a good balance of reception rooms and bedrooms as described below:

Ground Floor: Hallway, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Double Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Study/5th Bedroom, Bathroom, Rear Porch.  From the hall, stairs lead down to the cellar, which has scope for a variety of uses.

First Floor: Three Double Bedrooms, Shower Room.

The kitchen boasts a good range of fitted units with ample space for dining and integrated fridge, oven and hob. Access is given from the kitchen to an enclosed porch. The useful utility room features storage, a sink, plumbing for white goods and access to a WC.  The sitting room is extremely large, with high ceilings and boasts 180 degree views towards Criffel in the west, and the Lake District mountains to the south. The dining room is also well-proportioned and the study could easily be utilised as a large double bedroom if desired.  All of the bedrooms are double in size, most with fitted wardrobes and several enjoying far reaching views. There are two bathrooms, a shower room and a separate WC in all.

Exterior: Lawned areas to front and side, mature borders, delightful summerhouse.

The well equipped modern garage/workshop is of concrete and brick construction, with concrete flooring, cavity wall insulation, double height electric roller door, and separate workshop area with pedestrian access.  Electricity supply. This building could be used for a variety of purposes including equestrian and measures 13.65m x 8.1m (exterior measurements).

The Land: The land offers good quality grazing, extending to approximately 6 acres (2.42 hectares) and lies to the front of the property.  The land benefits from mains water supply and is generally well fenced throughout.



Gillbrae, Rigg, DG16 5JL - Lot 1


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Gretna Green Station1.8 miles

About the agent

C & D Rural, Carlisle

Lakeside, Townfoot, Longtown, Carlisle, CA6 5LY

C & D Rural, Carlisle

C & D Rural, the land and estate agency department of C & D Auction Marts Limited, was set up in 1988 to provide a land and estate agency service for customers of the Longtown Auction Mart and the rural community.

The department was initially based in an office within the auction mart but in 1992 moved to new premises in Longtown High Street and has now relocated to a new purpose built office neighbouring the auction mart premises at Townfoot, Longtown. Over recent years the business h

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