A charming and versatile rural property in an outstanding secluded setting
Watcarrick is an exceptional rural property, which occupies a secluded setting and enjoys lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The component parts of Watcarrick are varied and give the property enormous versatility and the potential to run a successful lifestyle business.
Lot 1: Watcarrick Farmhouse Watcarrick Farmhouse is situated at the centre of the property and is a most attractive detached house. It has extensive accommodation, arranged over ground and first floors, and extends to just under 3,000 sq ft. The views from the south east facing elevation, overlooking the garden to the rolling hills beyond, are exceptional. There is an excellent balance of accommodation.
On the ground floor there are two reception rooms, a sitting room/dining room and a snug. Both have multi fuel burning stoves. The kitchen has plenty of space for a table and has an Esse solid fuel range. There is good ancillary accommodation including a larder and a utility room/WC. There is also useful storage in a cellar. The first floor has a master bedroom suite with an en suite bathroom and there are 4 further bedrooms, served by a family bathroom. Watcarrick Farmhouse has an interconnecting annexe with a bedroom, bathroom and a kitchen/living room which has wonderful views and access onto a veranda. Both the main house and the annexe have attic rooms, providing useful additional space.
Watcarrick Farmhouse is situated in 4.29 acres, made up of a lovely mix of formal garden, rough grazing, mixed woodland and has part ownership of a pond.
Lot 2: Stables Cottage Stables cottage and its adjoining steading range are situated on the opposite side of the yard from Watcarrick Farmhouse. The cottage is charming and has been let out on a short term basis. The accommodation includes a sitting room, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom. Attached to the cottage is an extensive range of barns which provides a car port, providing space for a workshop and storage and with potential to provide further accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents (NB - planning permission has been granted in the past for two separate schemes providing further residential accommodation but the permission subsequently lapsed).
Stables Cottage is situated in approximately 0.76 acres. There is an attractive garden at the rear which has raised beds and to the south west there is a timber studio.
NB - Whilst the property is lotted, Lot 2 will not be sold as an individual lot until a purchaser has been identified for Lot 1.
This property has 5 acres of land.
Watcarrick is situated about a mile to the south of Eskdalemuir in rural Dumfries-shire. This is small but thriving rural community, best known as home to the Samye Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre which is a pull for visitors from far and wide. The village also benefits from a community hub which has a shop and café. From Watcarrick it is 15 miles to both Langholm and Lockerbie, both of which provide a wider range of shopping facilities and professional services. Lockerbie is on the main west coast railway line, with London Euston approximately a 4 hour journey. The M74 motorway, linking with the M6, is also joined at Lockerbie. The property is ideally situated for the outdoor enthusiast with walking, mountain biking, riding and fishing all readily available in the surrounding country.
From the Samye Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre head south on the B709, passing through the village of Eskdalemuir. When the road turns sharp left over the bridge, continue straight on along the minor road, signed Baillie Hill, for 1 mile and the driveway to Watcarrick will be seen on the right.Read all
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