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4 bed detached house for sale

£225,000 Guide price

Main Street, Crossmichael, Castle Douglas DG7

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Property features

  • Private garden
  • Central heating
  • Double glazing

Property description

Deeside is a spacious detached house situated within the heart of the rural village of Crossmichael. A former ‘B & B’, the property offers spacious living accommodation over ground and first floor level with the handy addition of a self-contained ‘granny flat’ which could, if desired, be used as further accommodation as part of the main house. It could also be used as a separate rental property as the present owner has done. To complement the spacious internal accommodation, the rear garden to the property is a delight. Not only is there ample outside storage, there is also a large lawned area. The property is bounded on all sides being both child and pet friendly. It also gives a good amount of privacy from neighbouring properties and allows ample space for vehicles parked off road if on street parking was less favoured. This property would be ideally suited to a family and is well worth viewing to appreciate the space and opportunity this property provides.

Crossmichael itself, is situated 3.8 miles north of Castle Douglas which is known as the ‘Food Town’. Crossmichael has a number of its own local amenities including a shop, primary school, pub and restaurant and good transport links. A range of more wide amenities including Health Centre, Secondary School, supermarkets, local butchers, cafes, leisure facilities and attractions are available in Castle Douglas, the nearest large town. Being conveniently position on the banks of Loch Ken, Crossmichael is only a short drive from Loch Ken Water-ski School and Galloway Sailing and Activity Centre. For those not keen on water-based activities there are a number of other attractions including golf course, horse riding centre, walking and bike trails in the surrounding area.

Main house accommodation

Deeside is accessed from Crossmichael Main Street. The property is an imposing traditional property in good external decorative order. The main house can be accessed directly from the Main Street itself or alternatively from the rear garden access. All carpets and blinds are included in the sale.

Entrance vestibule

3’04” X 4’0” (1.23m x 1.04)
Entrance Vestibule giving onward access to Entrance Hallway. Houses fuse box and meters. Tile effect linoleum floor covering. Under-stair storage.

Entrance hallway

12’04” X 7’0” (3.77m x 2.15m)
A welcoming open Hallway, giving access to the Living Room, Sun Room and Sitting Room as well as staircase access to First Floor accommodation. Wall mounted radiator. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Wall mounted coat hooks. Telephone point. Beige fitted carpet.

Living room

15’07” X 15’06” (4.78m x 4.74m)
Spacious and comfortable family Living Room with double UPVC double glazed window outlook to front of property. This room gives excellent space for a family to relax or for entertaining. There is a focal fireplace with tiled surround, plinth and mantle. Cornicing. Wall mounted radiator. Pendant trio light fitment. Smoke detector. T.V. Point. Access to Sun Lounge.


23’11” X 12’05” (7.30m x 3.79m)
This spacious Sun Lounge addition provides excellent extra additional space for dining or lounging. It benefits from panoramic views across the garden through UPVC double glazed window to the south and south west sides. UPVC double glazed patio doors give access to the garden. Wall mounted radiator. Fitted carpet. Two ceiling mounted light fitments.

Sitting room

14’09” X 10’10” (4.50m x 3.31m)
Sitting Room accessed from Hallway which gives onward access to Kitchen. UPVC double glazed window with outlook to front of property. A cosy ‘snug’ with focal multi-fuel burner mounted on marble effect plinth with brick surround and wooden mantel. The multi-fuel stove also has a back boiler facility. Fitted cupboard laid to shelving. Wall mounted radiator. Three wall mounted down-lighters. Ceiling mounted light fitment. Telephone point. Door access to flat accommodation if desired. T.V. Point.


22’05” X 11’0” (6.84m x 3.38m)
Spacious, modern fitted ‘Howdens’ Kitchen with ample space for dining if desired. The Kitchen takes full advantage of the UPVC double glazed panoramic windows giving outlook to the rear garden and beyond. In excellent decorative order. Wooden effect fitted work-surfaces with cream units and stainless steel decorative handles. Stainless steel sink with left hand drainer. Cream country living style tiles. Wall mounted radiator. Floor tiling. Large Belling double oven, grill and warming drawer with five gas ring hob and hotplate. Over-head Belling extractor fan. Integral Lamona dishwasher. Integral Lamona fridge. Integral Lamona freezer. Telephone point. Hatch access to loft. Large storage cupboard with hinge door and light which could be used as a pantry if desired. Strip lights. Smoke detector.

Back door vestibule

4’05” X 4’02” (1.36m x 1.29m)
Gives access to garden via back door. UPVC double glazed window to side. Pendant light. Plumbing for washing machine. Floor tiling. Gives access to W.C.

4’04” X 4’06” (1.32m x 1.37m)
Large in-built cupboard laid to shelving. White corner wash hand basin. Pedestal. UPVC double glazed frosted window to side. Pendant light. Tile effect linoleum floor covering.

First floor


At axis and into eaves (L-shaped) 47’07” X 15’08” (4.79m x 14.52m)
Accessed via stairwell from Entrance Hallway. L-shaped Landing running the length of the house. Gives access to all upstairs accommodation. Beige fitted carpet. Pendant light. Smoke detector. UPVC double glazed window front facing. ‘Peep’ window and skylight rear facing. Wall mounted radiator. Fitted cupboard laid to shelving.

Bedroom 1 (with entrance lounge and en-suite)
Entrance Lounge 15’04” X 7’09” (4.69m x 2.37m)
A handy and useable space which would be ideal as an upstairs Lounge or spacious Dressing Room. Beige fitted carpet. Pendant light. Smoke detector. Wall mounted radiator. UPVC double glazed windows, front and side facing. Gives access to Double Bedroom.
Bedroom 10’11” X 7’07” (3.34m x 2.33)
Double Bedroom with En-Suite facilities. Outlook through wooden double glazed window over rear garden and beyond, catching glimpses of Loch Ken itself. Wall mounted radiator. Pendant light.
En-Suite 7’08” X 3’09” (2.34m x 1.17m)
Shower En-Suite with fitted shower cubicle and Mira shower. White wash hand basin and matching pedestal. Usual bathroom fitments. Wall mounted extractor fan. Wood effect linoleum floor coverings. Wall mounted heated towel rail. Central pendant light. Light pull.

Bedroom 2
10’10” X 9’06” (2.91m x 3.31m)
Double Bedroom with white UPVC double glazed window to front. In-built wardrobe laid to hanging and shelving. Fitted carpet. Hatch access to loft. Pendant light. Smoke detector. T.V. Point.

Bedroom 3
14’0” X 11’01” (4.28m x 3.40m)
Spacious Double Bedroom presently used as a twin with two sash and case windows with outlook to front of property. Cupboard housing hot water tank with airing cupboard above. T.V. Point. Ceiling light. Smoke detector. Heather fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4
19’06 X 11’0” (5.96m x 3.37m)
The largest of the bedrooms, this gives sash and case window outlook through two windows to the front of the property and one to the side. Wall mounted radiator. T.V. Point. Mottled fitted carpet. Smoke detector. Central pendant light. This room also incorporates a shower cubicle with Mira shower and white wash hand basin with over-sink mirror. Extractor fan.


9’07” X 6’06” (over bath) (2.93 x 1.98)
Good size family Bathroom with cream wash hand basin, matching pedestal and bath with over-head shower fitment. Usual bathroom fitments. Wall mounted radiator. Wood effect linoleum floor covering. Sash and case window. Outlook to rear garden. Pendant light. Hatch access to loft.

4’03” X 3’01” (1.30m x 0.94m)
Pedestal. Wall mounted mirror. Pendant light. Sash and case window to outlook to rear garden. Wood effect linoleum floor covering.


Deeside’s rear garden is a pleasure. Bounded by mature hedging and mainly laid to lawn, the rear garden is spacious and has plenty of scope and opportunity for purchasers. There is a paved driveway leading from the bottom of the garden to the house. Wooden store shed with power laid on. Oil tank. Greenhouse. Spigot tap. Gate access round the side of the property via neighbouring pend. Stick sheds. Clothes lines. Vegetable plot area. Established dog kennels.

The rear garden vehicular access is from Crossmichael Main Street, a few houses along and leads to the bottom of the garden.


Single garage presently laid to storage. Power laid on.

‘granny flat’ accommodation

Entrance vestibule

4’07” X 2’09” (1.41m x 0.86m)
Houses fuse box and meters. Central pendant light. Tiled flooring.

Living room

14’04 X 14’03” (4.47m x 4.36)
Good size Living Room with wooden double glazed window to front. Pendant trio central light fitment. Telephone point. T.V. Point. Door access into the main Deeside house if desired.


12’06” X 6’02” (3.83m x 1.90m)
Entrance from the Living Room via three steps, this galley Kitchen gives pleasant outlook through wooden double glazed window to Deeside’s rear gardens. Marble effect work-surface with white units. Stainless steel sink with right hand drainer. Fridgemaster fridge. Wall mounted Dimplex storage heater. Belling Format electric double oven/grill with four ring electric hob. Wood effect linoleum floor covering. Extractor fan. Strip light. Just off the Kitchen there is a small hallway housing a cupboard which houses the hot water tank and is plumbed for a washing machine. Central spotlight. Smoke detector.


6’02” X 5’11” (1.89m x 1.81m)
Good size Bathroom with white wash hand basin, pedestal and bath with over-head shower. Vent Axia extractor fan. Wall mounted Dimplex electric heater. Pendant light. Wooden double glazed window to rear. Mosaic tile effect floor covering.

Bedroom 1
13’03” X 10’10” (At longest and widest) (4.05 x 3.32m)
Good size Double Bedroom with panoramic outlook through wooden double glazed windows to front of property. Wall mounted Dimplex heater. Central pendant light.

Bedroom 2
12’05” X 8’11” (3.81m x 2.74m)
Second Double Bedroom with double glazed window outlook to front of property. Wall mounted Dimplex electric heater. Pendant light. Accessed from Living Room.


The agents assume that the subjects are served by mains water, mains electricity and mains drainage but no guarantee can be given at this stage. The property is heated by oil fired central heating in the main house and electric storage heaters in the ‘granny flat’.

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Market activity
Average price paid £160,982 Sales 154 Current average value £187,688 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £4,827 ▲ 2.64%

Property value data/graphs for DG7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £269,330 £170 3.5 £272,130
Semi-detached £143,113 £133 2.8 £132,212
Terraced £140,111 £144 2.9 £118,245
Flats £101,073 £133 2.4 £89,300

Current asking prices in DG7

Average: £196,085
Avg. current asking prices in DG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £62,800
Flats £25,000
- £100,000
All £56,500

Current asking rents in DG7

Average: £419 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £399 pcm
- - - -
Flats £407 pcm
£399 pcm
£477 pcm
- -
All £405 pcm
£399 pcm
£477 pcm
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Fun facts for DG7

Highest value in DG7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Auchencairn, Castle Douglas DG7 £562,168
Bracken Wood £430,923
Ann Street £306,955
Clarebrand £305,018
Ramsay Wood £303,478
Highest turnover in DG7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Miller Place 50.0%
Rhonepark Crescent 32.0%
Ramsay Wood 31.6%
Bakers Dozen 30.8%
Braeside 30.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Dumfries (16.4 miles)
  • Lockerbie (27.0 miles)
  • Sanquhar (27.0 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (43.5 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (64.1 miles)
  • Isle of Man Airport (67.1 miles)
  • Girvan Harbour Ferry Terminal (39.0 miles)
  • Cairnryan Ferry Terminal (40.8 miles)
  • Stranraer Ferry Terminal (41.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Crossmichael School (0.5 miles)
  • Castle Douglas Primary School (3.8 miles)
  • Springholm School (5.0 miles)
  • Castle Douglas High School (3.2 miles)
  • Dalbeattie High School (7.1 miles)
  • Kirkcudbright Academy (10.5 miles)
  • ACAD Education (Applied Care and Development) (8.6 miles)
  • Dalry Secondary School (11.0 miles)
  • Greyfriars School (16.0 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,158 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 22,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £22/mo (£269/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Energy Gas £51 Electricity £60 Estimated energy cost £111/mo In partnership with uSwitch
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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this size and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 21600 kWh/year
Electricity: 5300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

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Dumfries & Galloway

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £152 /mo
when paid over 10 months
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Water Supply £26 Sewerage £38 Estimated water cost £64 /mo
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