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The Old Barn, Kirkcudbright

The Old Barn, Cannee Court, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4XD, Dumfries and Galloway
£ 265,000 / Guide Price
Property document:
Stunning minimally linked B Listed, modern barn conversion in excellent decorative order throughout. Spectacular views towards Kirkcudbright, the Dee Estuary and beyond to surrounding countryside. Double glazing throughout. Oil fired central heating. Gardens to front and side with off road parking.

The Old Barn is a beautifully converted former agricultural barn situated at Cannee just on the outskirts of the harbour “Artists” town of Kirkcudbright. This linked property has been sympathetically converted to couple the exterior of a traditional stone barn with the convenience of modern living internally. The property offers spacious accommodation over 2 floors with one half level with all main reception rooms and the master bedroom taking full advantage of the uninterrupted panoramic views to the spectacular countryside in which this property sits. There are views to the hills of Cairnharrow and Cairnsmore of Fleet across open countryside and out towards the harbour town of Kirkcudbright and as the eye travels south it follows the Dee Estuary as it makes the way to the Solway. The property is in walk in condition and tastefully decorated throughout and is complemented by the garden ground which makes for easy outside/inside living. Currently a full time residence, this property would also be an ideal buy-to-let investment or holiday let/home. This property is a must see!

The Old Barn is situated on Cannee Hill approximately 1 mile from Kirkcudbright town centre. Being positioned on the outskirts of Kirkcudbright, it allows convenient access to all local amenities whilst offering the opportunity of rural living. Kirkcudbright itself is a historic and architecturally interesting town which has a castle and harbour at its heart. Labelled “The Artists’ Town” Kirkcudbright has long since played host to well-known artists including E.A. Taylor, Jessie M King and E.A Hornel. In more recent years the town has welcomed a number of art exhibitions and local galleries to its repertoire of attractions. Kirkcudbright also has a range of local amenities including, convenience stores, dental practice, optician, health centre and hospital, primary school, Kirkcudbright Academy, Kirkcudbright Museum and a variety of sports facilities and clubs including squash club, tennis courts, golf course, Kirkcudbright Swimming Pool and fitness facilities and marina.


PORCH/ ENTRANCE VESTIBULE (2.24m x 1.17m) (7”03” x 3”10”)
Welcoming entrance through wooden door with double glazed window insert. Window surround giving views over the garden. Original wood flooring. Ceiling mounted light. Gives access to hallway.

HALLWAY (5.45m x 3.56m) (17”10” x 11”08”) (at axis)
Open plan hallway giving access beyond to W.C., utility, kitchen and half floor and first floor accommodation by carpeted stairwell with solid wooden bannister. Pendant light (light fitting excluded from the sale). Wall mounted radiator. Understairs storage cupboard (a perfect wine store!). Cloak cupboard access by double doors. Space for hanging and shelving.

LIVING ROOM (6.32m x 3.96m) (20”08” X 12”11”)
Open plan to hallway. Spacious bright and pleasant room with door access to side of property. Views to surrounding countryside and beyond to Dee Estuary and Cairnsmore beyond. Clearview multi fuel stove mounted on Dalbeattie granite plinth with fire resistant brick effectwall behind. 2 wall mounted radiators. Telephone point. T.V. point. 3 pendant lights. Original wood floorings. Floor to ceiling door with double glazed window and 2 side panel windows to make the most of the views.

KITCHEN (4.63m x 3.22m) (15”02” X 10”06”)
Family kitchen that is open plan to dining area. Wood effect cupboards with work surface above. Stainless steel sink with right hand drainer and mixer tap. Ample power points. T.V. point. Telephone point. Diplomat 5 ring gas hob with extractor fan above. Lamona double oven and grill (integral). Integral Panasonic microwave. Integral Schreiber freezer. Integral Hygena dishwasher. 2 Kickspace fans connected to central heating system. Original wood flooring.

DINING AREA (4.13m x 4.13m) (13”06” x 13”06”) (at longest and widest)
Open plan dining room to kitchen. Floor to ceiling. Glass patio door with glass panel windows either side giving access onto patio ideal for alfresco dining or enjoying the south west views over the garden, surrounding countryside and towards Dee Estuary. Original wood flooring. 2 wall mounted radiators. Pendant light (light fitting excluded from the sale). Hatch access to loft which is floored with power laid on. Space to accommodate large dining table for family dining and entertaining alike.

W.C. (0.85m x 1.72m) (5”07 x 2”09”)
Understair W.C. Cream wash hand basin and matching pedestal. Wall mounted radiator. Usual bathroom fitments. 2 ceiling mounted extractor fans. Pendant light. Shelving laid on. Original wood flooring.

UTILITY (2.88m x 2.42m) (9”05” x 7”10”) (at longest and widest)
Handy and good sized utility with work units laid out in a horse shoe configuration with storage cupboards overhead. Stainless steel sink with right hand drainer and mixer tap. 2 ceiling mounted extraction fans. Pendant light. Frosted square pane window to rear. Plumbing for washing machine. Worchester central heating boiler. Original wood flooring.


LANDING/BACK DOOR (1.96m x 1.68m) (6”05” X 5”06”)

Allows backdoor access. Access to study. Wood effect floor covering. Wall mounted radiator. Cupboard housing electricity meter and fuse box. Pendant light.

STUDY (2.87m x 4.61m) (9”04” X 15”01”)
Good sized room with west facing window giving views to surrounding countryside. Currently used as a study/library but could serve as a further sitting room or alternatively, if desired, a bedroom. 2 wall mounted radiators. Telephone point. T.V. point. Wooden mantel framing dimplex coal effect fire (not included in the sale). This room has the higher ceiling level than the rest of the property giving the open spacious feel. Wood paneled in part. Spot lights laid on. Overhead velux skylight. Original wood flooring.


LANDING (2.98m x1.72m) (9”09” x 5”07”) (at axis)
Good sized landing giving access to 3 bedrooms and family bathroom. Wall mounted radiator. Fitted carpet. Pendant light (light fitting excluded from sale). Hatch access to loft. Loft is part floored with power laid on.

MASTER BEDROOM (3.79m x 3.52m) (12”05” x 11”06”) (into eaves)
Spacious master bedroom benefiting from ample natural light from velux (with fitted blind) and north west facing window with curtains, giving outlook towards surrounding countryside beyond to Kirkcudbright and the Dee Estuary. From this room you get glimpses of some of the most prominent buildings in Kirkcudbright including Kirkcudbright Academy, Tolbooth Tower and the former Sheriff Court buildings. Ample power points. Cream fitted carpets. 2 wall mounted radiators.

EN-SUITE (2.67m x 1.86m) (8”09” x 6”01”) (into eaves)
Good size en-suite with large walk in shower cubical fitted with Mira Shower. Tiled surround. Wall mounted heated towel radiator. Velux window (with fitted blind) giving a glimpse of the “Cider Tower”. White wash hand basin with matching pedestal. Tile effect linoleum floor covering. Wall mounted mirror fronted storage cabinet. Usual bathroom fitments. Recess storage shelving. Access to large storage cupboard currently used as partial wardrobe. Extractor fan. Pendant light.

BEDROOM 2 (2.34m x 2.98m) (7”08” x 9”09”) (into eaves)
A well proportioned single bedroom with velux window outlook (with fitted blind) toward Dee Estuary and surrounding countryside. Ample power points. Fitted radiator. Telephone point. Wardrobe. Cream fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3 (3.46m x 3.46m) (11”04” x 11”04”) (into eaves)
Spacious double bedroom with velux window outlook (with fitted blind) to surrounding countryside. 2 wall mounted radiators. Ample power points. Fitted carpet. Pendant light. Access to linen cupboard. Cream fitted carpet. Telephone point.
(Linen Cupboard) (2.27m x 2.25m) (7”05” x 7”04”)
Spacious linen cupboard laid to shelving. Ideal for additional storage or as a pop-up office room. Pendant light. Fitted carpet. Wall mounted radiator. Power points.

BATHROOM (2.25m x 2.20m) (7”04” x 7”02”) (into eaves and over bath)
Good sized family bathroom. White wash hand basin with matching pedestal and bath. Over bath Mira Excel shower fitment. Tiled surround in part. Cream fitted carpet. Usual bathroom fitments. Wall mounted radiator. Ceiling extractor fan x 2. Central pendant light. Wall mounted mirror fronted storage cabinet.

The garden ground is laid out in an “L” shaped configuration and split into 3 sections. The first is a patio for alfresco dining with the veg plot at the head. The second area is laid to lawn with perimeter borders planted to an assortment of shrubs and bushes. The third area is the block paved driveway with ample space for 3 cars parked off road. Greenhouse. Spigot tap. Clothes rotary. Oil tank. Garden shed power laid on housing electricity circuit for outside electrics. Storage units. Further patio (accessed from living room). Storage shelter behind shed housing propane gas bottles. Step access to backdoor. (Ships anchor excluded from sale).

The Council Tax Band relating to this property is E.

The Energy Efficiency Rating for this property is D.

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

Subject to negotiation.

Base Information

Bed: 4
Bath: 2
Property document:
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