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Property description

For sale together or seperately. Detached cottage and garden ground with Outline Planning Permission. The asking price for this is Around £40,000. Located in small community with open rural aspect to rear. Accommodation comprises: Lp Gas central heating. Double glazing. Porches; hall; lounge; kitchen; 2 bedrooms; shower room. Driveway. Small gravelled area to front. Garden to rear. Shed. EPC=G.

The area of garden ground which has Outline Planning Permission for a dwellinghouse was granted by the Dumfries & Galloway Council under reference 14/P/3/0471 dated 28th October 2014. A copy of the Grant of Outline Planning Permission may be obtained from the selling agents.

Please note - the home report which is available from the selling agent is based only on the cottage.

Porch (1.6m x 1.1m (5'3" x 3'7"))

Or thereby. Partially glazed hardwood front door and side screen. Vinyl floor covering. Light. Double glazed window.


Partially glazed door off Porch. Fitted carpet. Smoke alarm. Electricity meter. Radiator. Pendant light with shade. Central heating thermostat control. Access hatch with pull down ladder to attic storage room.

Lounge (4.6m x 3.6m (15'1" x 11'10"))

Or thereby. Door off Hall. Two double glazed windows. Curtain rails. Curtains. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Ceiling light fitting. Power points. Gas fire. Telephone point.

Bedroom 1 (4.6m x 2.7m (15'1" x 8'10"))

Or thereby. Door off Hall. Two double glazed windows. Curtain rails. Curtains. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Pendant light with shade. Power points.

Bedroom 2 (3.2m x 3.0m (10'6" x 9'10"))

Or thereby overall and at maximum points. L-shaped. Door off Hall. Double glazed window. Curtain rail. Curtains. Fitted carpet. Radiator. Power points. Built-in shelved cupboard. Pendant light with shade.

Shower Room (2.5m x 1.7m or thereby (8'2" x 5'7" or thereby))

Door off Hall. Double glazed window. Curtain rail. Curtains. Vinyl floor covering. Wash-hand basin and w.C. Double shower enclosure with shower. Light.

Kitchen (3.2m x 4.5m (10'6" x 14'9"))

Or thereby at maximum. Door off Hall. Double glazed window. Curtain rail. Curtains. Range of fitted units and work tops with splash-backs. Built-in cooker and hob. Stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap. Vinyl floor covering. Fluorescent strip light. Power points. Radiator. Extractor fan. Built-in shelved cupboard. Microwave oven. Washing machine. Integral fridge.

Rear Porch (1.1m x 1.8m (3'7" x 5'11"))

Or thereby. Partially glazed door off Kitchen. Pendant light. Double glazed window. Power point. Door to garden.


Area of garden ground with Outline Planning Permission. The asking price for this is Around £40,000
Small gravelled area to front.
Garden to rear.

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Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £134,544 Sales 422 Current average value £153,920 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£1,188 ▼ -0.77%

Property value data/graphs for DG1

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £221,723 £159 3.3 £181,360
Semi-detached £140,293 £145 2.9 £119,144
Terraced £117,714 £109 2.7 £93,630
Flats £94,592 £120 1.9 £71,062

Current asking prices in DG1

Average: £157,951
Avg. current asking prices in DG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £73,000
Flats £68,600
All £68,809

Current asking rents in DG1

Average: £482 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DG1
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £550 pcm
- £901 pcm
Flats £402 pcm
£456 pcm
£459 pcm
- -
All £402 pcm
£477 pcm
£459 pcm
£901 pcm

Fun facts for DG1

Highest value in DG1
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Carlyle Drive £275,885
Kirkmahoe, Dumfries DG1 £275,568
Parkgate, Dumfries DG1 £272,519
Dalscone Way £260,903
Birchwood Drive £259,274
Highest turnover in DG1
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Haining Drive 116.7%
Haining Close 108.3%
Gullane Drive 106.7%
Devorgilla Place 100.0%
Duncan Avenue 91.7%

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Nearby transport

  • Dumfries (3.6 miles)
  • Lockerbie (8.1 miles)
  • Annan (11.3 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (52.5 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (62.1 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (66.9 miles)
  • Nichol End (Derwentwater) Ferry Landing (34.9 miles)
  • Keswick Ferry Landing (35.2 miles)
  • Hawes End Derwentwater Ferry Landing (35.7 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Collin School (1.0 mile)
  • Mouswald School (1.9 miles)
  • Calside School (2.5 miles)
  • Dumfries & Galloway College (2.7 miles)
  • St Joseph's College (3.3 miles)
  • Dumfries High School (3.3 miles)
  • Langlands School (3.7 miles)
  • Greyfriars School (3.9 miles)
  • ACAD Education (Applied Care and Development) (11.2 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£716 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 13,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Home Insurance

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Gas £34 Electricity £46 Estimated energy cost £80/mo

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Energy costs explained

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: 11600 kWh/year
Electricity: 3800 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Dumfries & Galloway

Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £108 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £22 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £53 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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