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5 bed detached house for sale

£365,000 Guide price

New Galloway, Castle Douglas DG7

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Property description

Trochie Farmhouse is situated in an enviable rural location amidst the rolling farmland of Dumfries and Galloway on the outskirts of New Galloway.

The gardens extend to 1.8 acres. The south facing Farmhouse is beautifully presented and is enhanced by the Courtyard setting to the rear and the delightful views to the front over the gardens.

The property is tastefully decorated throughout with an additional feature being the stripped wooden doors. The majority of the rooms are double glazed and has oil fired central heating.

Whilst the grounds are now formally laid out to lawns with vegetable gardens and courtyard these could easily be brought back to paddocks for any small livestock enterprise.

The Accommodation comprises:-

Trochie farmhouse


Door from driveway with window to front overlooking garden. Vinyl flooring, glazed and hardwood storm doors to:-


Fitted carpet, central heating radiator.


WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, vinyl flooring, cupboard with electricity meters, central heating boiler.

To the left of the Hallway:-


Windows on two elevations taking in the delightful views of the gardens, wood burning stove in recessed inglenook fireplace with slate hearth, two central heating radiators, fitted carpet, telephone point, TV aerial.

To the right of the Hallway:-

Dining room

Window to front overlooking garden and window to rear overlooking grass courtyard. Central heating radiator, fitted carpet, door through to:-


Farmhouse kitchen with exposed brick chimney breast recessed with oil fired Rayburn set on slate, range of fully fitted floor and wall units with glass display dresser, 1½ stainless steel sink and drainer, integrated automatic washing machine, wooden floor, central heating radiator, windows on three elevations.


Brick built and glazed on three sides with door to garden, concrete floor, electric cooker point, coat hooks, central heating radiator, strip light.


Half landing

Window overlooking courtyard.


Fitted carpet, central heating radiator, walk-in cupboard with hanging rail.

Bedroom 1
Lovely views from window to side over the garden to the hills in the distance, central heating radiator, fitted carpet.


Corner shower cubicle with mains shower and respetex walling, WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, window to front.

Bedroom 2
Beautiful views over the garden, fitted carpet, central heating radiator, curtains, small recessed dressing table.


Window to courtyard, bath with splashback, WC, wash hand basin with splashback, bidet, central heating radiator, fitted carpet, window blind

bedroom 3
Wood paneled coombed ceiling, exposed stone wall, large Velux roof light with views over the garden, wooden floor, central heating radiator, eaves storage.

Trochie Croft

The detached Croft is well maintained and in the past the attached Byre had Planning permission granted to convert into residential use for additional living accommodation. This has since lapsed. Any interested parties would need to make their own enquiries with the Local Planning Authority.

The Croft is ideal for additional family living space or indeed has the potential as a business venture.

The front door to the Croft is accessed off the main driveway to both properties. The majority of the rooms face into the Courtyard and are light and airy.


Range of floor and wall units, electric cooker point with extractor, stainless steel sink and drainer, window overlooking courtyard, door to courtyard, electric storage heating control switch, electric storage heater, vinyl flooring.


Front door, electric storage heater, cupboard with electric meters, shelved storage cupboard with hot water tank, window to driveway, TV point, hatch to attic.


Windows on two elevations, stone and slate fireplace with wooden mantelpiece (boarded up), fitted carpet, electric storage heater.


Bath with tiled splashback, WC, wash hand basin with tiled splashback, two wall mirrors, one with shower light above, vinyl flooring, dimplex wall heater, mirrored wall cabinet

bedroom 1
Window to courtyard, electric storage heater, fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2
Window to driveway, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, electric storage heater.



Brick built with concrete floor, power and light. The Byre was granted planning permission some 8 years ago to convert to residential use. This permission has now lapsed.

To the front of the Byre is a small workshop. Off the driveway there is a single Garage with up and over door.

The gardens are a joy. South facing they lie mainly to the front and are predominantly laid to lawn with an abundance of mature trees, shrubs and hedges. The garden also has a few soft fruit trees. There are delightful views over the garden to the Galloway Hills with a number of secluded and sunny spots to sit and take in the view. The gardens are securely fenced making it suitable for both children and animals.

The driveway sweeps up past the Croft and round in front of the Farmhouse with ample parking.

There is a lovely enclosed Courtyard to the rear of both properties laid to grass. From here there is access to the Byre which can also be accessed from the driveway.

Large well stocked vegetable garden bordered by hedges.

There is a single Garage and a Workshop.

General information

New Galloway is a peaceful village located at the northern end of Loch Ken. Amenities located within the village include the very popular Kells primary school, The CatStrand Theatre providing film screening, workshops and community events, the Glenkens Medical Practice, a hotel, tea room and gift shop, as well as a village shop, and also a post office.

Both primary and secondary schools can be found in the nearby village of Dalry (about 3 miles) as well as a shop, 2 hotels and a garage. A broader range of facilities can be found in Castle Douglas, which is known as Scotland's Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services. There are both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, health services, veterinary services and a thriving livestock market and golf course.


By contacting the Hewats Property team on – Option 3.

Post code

DG7 3SD.

Council tax banding

Farmhouse - currently Band E.
Croft - currently Band B.


Mains water, electricity. Septic tank drainage.
Oil fired central heating.

Home report

A Home Report has been prepared for this property and can be obtained by contacting One Survey on or by logging onto .


The energy efficiency rating of this property is:-
Farmhouse - Band E.
Croft - Band E.


Offers in Scottish Legal form should be lodged with the selling agents’ Castle Douglas Office. Interested parties are strongly recommended to register their interest with the selling agents as a closing date may be fixed for offers.


Subject to negotiation.

Approximate dimensions:

Trochie farmhouse

Ground Floor

• vestibule
• hall
• cloakroom
• lounge 5.39m x 3.05m (17’8” x 11’6”)
• dining room 5.37m x 3.32m (17’7” x 10’10”)
• kitchen 3.6m x 5.9m (11’10” x 19’5”)
• porch

Upper Floor

• half landing
• landing
• bedroom 1 & en-suite 4.59m x 3.08m (15’1” x 12’6”)
• bedroom 2 3.69m x 2.98m (12’1” x 9’9”)
• bathroom 1.91m x 3.68m (6’3” x 12’1”)
• bedroom 3 3.98m x 3.79m (13’1” x 12’5”)

• single garage
• workshop
• byre 22.86m x 6.4m (75’ 8” x 21’ 6”)

Approximate dimensions:

Trochie croft

• kitchen 2.66m x 3.79m (8’9” x 12’6”)
• hall
• lounge 4.91m x 3.85m (16’1” x 12’7”)
• bathroom
• bedroom 1 4.12m x 2.79m (13’6” x 9’2”)
• bedroom 2 4.15m x 2.29m (13’7” x 7’6”)

Note: These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of the contract.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £167,914 Sales 159 Current average value £195,099 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £11,447 ▲ 6.23%

Property value data/graphs for DG7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £280,222 £174 3.5 £261,403
Semi-detached £151,702 £139 2.8 £105,146
Terraced £147,541 £154 2.9 £123,805
Flats £104,848 £135 2.4 £78,500

Current asking prices in DG7

Average: £187,741
Avg. current asking prices in DG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £83,000
Flats - £85,000
- -
All £83,000

Current asking rents in DG7

Average: £475 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in DG7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £451 pcm
£793 pcm
Flats £377 pcm
- - - -
All £377 pcm
- £451 pcm
£793 pcm

Fun facts for DG7

Highest value in DG7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Auchencairn, Castle Douglas DG7 £613,720
Bracken Wood £452,494
Gelston £333,434
Ramsay Wood £323,027
Ann Street £322,796
Highest turnover in DG7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Miller Place 50.0%
Whitepark Gardens 36.4%
Ramsay Wood 31.6%
Mulloch View 30.4%
Cameronian Place 30.3%

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Nearby transport

  • Dumfries (21.3 miles)
  • Sanquhar (21.7 miles)
  • Kirkconnel (22.0 miles)
  • Glasgow Prestwick Airport (34.4 miles)
  • Glasgow Airport (55.9 miles)
  • Edinburgh Airport (67.3 miles)
  • Girvan Harbour Ferry Terminal (30.5 miles)
  • Ayr Compass Pier (33.2 miles)
  • Cairnryan Ferry Terminal (35.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Kells School (0.6 miles)
  • Crossmichael School (9.7 miles)
  • Carsphairn School (10.2 miles)
  • Castle Douglas High School (12.5 miles)
  • Dalbeattie High School (16.1 miles)
  • Douglas Ewart High School (16.2 miles)
  • Dalry Secondary School (1.8 miles)
  • ACAD Education (Applied Care and Development) (16.2 miles)
  • Greyfriars School (20.9 miles)
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£1,807 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 36,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £30/mo (£357/yr)
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Gas £62 Electricity £70 Estimated energy cost £132/mo

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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: 24600 kWh/year
Electricity: 6100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Dumfries & Galloway

Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £265 /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 £27 Sewerage £40 Estimated water cost £67 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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