KILDONAN CROFT, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway
Stoneykirk, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway, DG9 9EB
Offers in Excess of
A CHARMING WELL MAINTAINED RESIDENTIAL SMALLHOLDING / LIFESTYLE PROPERTY LOCATED IN AN AREA OF OUTSTANDING NATURAL BEAUTY WITHIN DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY
Kildonan Croft is situated about 3 miles from the picturesque coastal villages of Sandhead and Portpatrick, both popular tourist destinations on the picturesque South Rhins Peninsular within the Stranraer area within Dumfries & Galloway. The property lies in an unspoilt rural location with distant seas views over Luce Bay.
SYMPATHETICALLY MODERNISED TRADITIONAL ONE AND HALF STOREY FARMHOUSE
TRADITIONAL FARM STEADING (DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL)
LARGE WELL MAINTAINED GARDEN GROUNDS
DISTANT SEA VIEWS OVER LUCE BAY
ABOUT 6.12 ACRES (2.48 HECTARES) OF GRAZING LAND
IN ALL ABOUT 7.75 ACRES (3.14 HECTARES)
Kildonan Croft has been very well maintained and sympathetically modernised over the years, retaining the charm and character of the property. Kildonan benefits from large garden grounds, a traditional farm steading, which has benefitted from planning permission in the past (now lapsed) and about 6.12 acres of grazing land.
This small agricultural / lifestyle property offers the successful purchaser to live in an area of outstanding natural beauty and to develop the smallholding to either accommodate small scale agricultural / equestrian or indeed any other tourist based enterprise and given the diversity of the vernacular buildings, there may exist the opportunity develop further residential accommodation, subject to the normal planning regulations and as stated earlier, the steading at Kildonan has benefitted from planning permission in the past.
Well-kept garden grounds surround the property with a raised decking area leading from the front of the house. The garden grounds are laid to lawned areas with flower borders, mature shrubs and specimen trees. The driveway leading to the property is hard standing and there is parking for several vehicles. An area is set aside with solar panels, which benefit from a feed in tarrif. The contract was entered into and is transferable to the purchaser and it is noted that this contract was fixed at a high tariff. The contract is due to expire in 19 years.
KILDONAN CROFT STEADING
The traditional steading at Kildonan Croft has fallen into some disrepair, however as stated earlier these building have benefitted in the past from planning permission (now lapsed).
There is a good range of buildings and given that the conversion of traditional farm buildings to residential dwellings (change of use), is consistent with Dumfries & Galloway Councils present structure and local plans. Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries in this respect.
The lands of Kildonan extend in total to about 6.12 acres (2.48 hectares), to exclude the areas occupied by the farmhouse, steading, access roads, etc. The land lies within a ring fence and is classified as LFASS and is suitable for agricultural / equestrian and sporting purposes. It is noted that the agricultural land is registered with the Agricultural Food & Rural Communities – Rural Payments & Inspections Division, with a main location code of 876/0025.