Applegarth House is a substantial former manse and coachouse in a secluded location near Lockerbie in Scotland. Originally built in 1727, an extension was added in 1862 of stone under a pitched slate roof. Accommdation is spread over the ground and first floor with a five apartment cellar in the basement.

The suite of reception rooms on the ground floor is excellent for entertaining and includes the drawing room, dining room and family rooms: the sitting room, study and dining kitchen.

Two bedrooms on the first floor are en-suite and four further bedrooms are served by two further bathrooms and a WC.

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Currently run as a B&B in the Sawdays Special Places to Stay range, the house does lend itself to this purpose and currently fills 400 bed nights per year.

The Coach House is a traditional detached stone outbuilding wih a pitched slate roof which has five apartments, currently used for kennels, a workshop and storage.  

Outside the gardens are a significant feature of the property, with lawns, beds shrubs and mature trees. A Motte and Bailey fort, a Site of Special Historic Interest, lies at the bottom of the garden around the edge of which is an area of mature woodland bringing the total grounds to around 1.75 acres.

Applegarth House is located in a secluded setting close to the River Annan just over three miles from Lockerbie, and 12 miles from Dumfries in Scotland.

The guide price is £499,000. For further information please contact Strutt & Parker on 0141 225 3883 or visit www.struttandparker.com.

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