Doweel Farm

Drumsleet, DG2 8NF

Closing Date for Offers Tuesday 28th August 2018 at 12 Noon

An attractive residential, stockrearing & arable farm with an equestrian business and woodland extending to around 283.84 acres (114.87 ha) overall. This productive holding has a well presented and fitted four bedroom house with a pleasant outlook, a livery business with a ménage and 24 stables plus riding out on a former railway line and around 30 acres (12.1 ha) of mature woodland. Doweel has a useful range of buildings and is well located in a rural area less than 3 miles from Dumfries town centre. EPC = E.

For Sale as a Whole or in Five Lots.

Guide Price:  Offers over £1.5 million are sought for the Whole

Lot 1: House, buildings/livery business, land & woods 115.9 ac (46.92 ha) o/o £840,000

Lots 2 to 5: Agricultural Land from offers over £46,000 to £416,000 10.5ac to 107.72ac (4.25ha to 43.59ha)

 

Lotting and Guide Prices    

The farm is offered for sale as a Whole or in Five Lots and the description of the Lots and the guide price for each Lot with approximate areas are as follows:-

Lot 1 –The farmhouse, buildings, livery business, land, woodland and a former railway line extending to 115.93 acres (46.92 hectares) in all: “Offers over £840,000”

 

Lot 2 – 10.5 (4.25 hectares) of agricultural land at Drumsleet “Offers over £46,000”

Lot 3 – 13.83 acres (5.6 hectares) of agricultural land at Drumsleet “Offers over £62,000”

Lot 4 -107.72 acres (43.59 hectares) of agricultural land at Goldielea "Offers over £416,000”

Lot 5 – 35.86 acres (14.51 hectares) of agricultural land at Goldielea “Offers over £136,000”

Guide Price as a Whole: “Offers over £1.5 million”

 

Particulars of Sale

Lot 1

The Farmhouse, steading, land, woodland and former railway line extending to around 115.93 acres (46.92 hectares) as shown coloured pink on the sale plan.

The Farmhouse A detached two storey dwelling with open views to the south east, oil fired central heating to radiators throughout the principal accommodation and PVC double glazing.  

The accommodation briefly comprises:-

Ground Floor                    

Conservatory 3m x 2.68m with PVC double glazing, French doors and tiled floor.

Hallway with Staircase and separate W/C                                                                             

Dining Room 4.07m x 3.93m having an attractive fireplace, recessed shelving and cupboards and an opening to a snug area 2.79m x 2.56m.

Living Room 4.12m x 3.95m having an attractive fire place and view to the front

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 4.73m x 3.96m with a range of fitted base cupboard units, work surface, a ceramic single drainer sink, integrated dishwasher and a free standing cooker.

Boot Room/Pantry 3.02m x 2.69m with door to the side and central heating boiler.

Inner Hall                             

Utility Room 2.61m x 3.34m having a range of cupboard units with work surface, a ceramic single drainer sink, plumbing for a washing machine and built in cupboard.

Day Room 4.62m x 2.06m with door to the yard and access to:-

Separate WC 2.86m x 2.26m with wash hand basin

 

First Floor The staircase leads to a first floor landing with inner passage and to the bedroom accommodation. There is a dropdown ladder to a floored attic. :-

Bedroom 1 4.74m x 3.76m with part coombed ceiling and sky light.

Bathroom 3.96m x 1.62m having a panelled bath, WC and pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom 2 4.24m x 4.09m with en-suite shower room 3.87m x 2.21m having a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and sky light.

Study 2.78m x 1.51m or child’s bedroom

Bedroom 3 4.21m x 4.08m

Bedroom 4 3.78m x 2.79m

 

Outside To the front there is a lawned garden area with ample parking and to the rear a courtyard with traditional farm buildings.

The Steading The steading is approached via a stone surfaced private access road and the buildings with approximate internal measurements include;

General Purpose Building 24m x 12m of four bay steel portal frame construction.

Stable Building 17.2m x 9.9m. Block built with a box profile sheet roof providing eight decent stable boxes with services and concrete floor.

Dutch Barn 18m x 6m which is fully enclosed and split into four large stable or loose box areas with part concrete floor.

Stock Building 10.8m x 24m being a slatted high level stock building four bays in length.

Stable Building 8.6m x 5.9m brick built providing two stables.

Stable Building 4.27m x 8.6m of brick/stone construction providing a stable and storage.

Stable Building 11m x 6.6m overall of brick and slate construction providing two stables, tack room and work shop.

Traditional Range A traditional range of stone and slate building with part brick wall and sheeted roof including:-

a) barn 19.3m x 5.6m overall with store, WC, tack room, stable, hay store, further tack room and two American style stables. In addition a partial loft over 7.3m x 5.6m and 2.6m x 5.6m.

b) Former byre 16m x 3.35m and 3.3m x 3.5m overall. Providing five stables with a covered steel framed and part enclosed front forecourt 12m x 7.4m and four secure stores.

c) Former byre providing tack room 5.6m x 4.6m and two stables 4.7m x 10.3m.

d)Stable Building 6.1m x 4.7m overall. Providing two stables with adjoining stone and slate built tack room.

 

Ménage Approx. 50m x 30m   

The Land This extends to about 68.99 acres (27.92 hectares) in area with around 30 acres (12.1ha) of woodland and a former railway line with wooded banks extending to around 10.58 acres (4.28ha) shown pink on the Sale Plan.

 

LOTS 2 to 5

Agricultural Land Lots from 10.5ac to 107.72ac (4.25ha to 43.59ha)

A useful block of mowing and grazing land extending to around 10.5 acres (4.25 hectares) as shown coloured blue on the Sale Plan. The land has good roadside access and potential to split off smaller areas for equestrian or leisure use subject to any required planning consents.

 

Lot 2 - A useful block of mowing and grazing land extending to around 10.5 acres (4.25 hectares) as shown coloured blue on the Sale Plan. The land has good roadside access and potential to split off smaller areas for equestrian or leisure use subject to any required planning consents.

Lot 3 - A useful grazing and mowing field extending to around 13.83 acres (5.60 hectares) as shown coloured green on the Sale Plan. The vendor will erect a stockproof fence in the north west corner against Lot 1.

Lot 4 - An excellent block of land extending to around 107.72 acres (43.59 hectares) as shown yellow on the Sale Plan. This Lot has access direct from the highway and also off the private road shown A to B on the Sale Plan, over which there is a right of way. The land does include some wooded areas, mature trees and a derelict dwelling.

Lot 5 - A useful block of land extending to around 35.86 acres (14.51 hectares) as shown purple on the Sale Plan. This Lot has access direct from the public highway but also off the private road shown A to B on the Sale Plan over which there is a right of way.

Guide Price: Offers over £1,500,000