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Scottish Victorian house in a coastal location


Craigbittern is a generously proportioned Victorian Scottish country house for sale with an attached former coach house, which was built around 1890. The property sits in a coastal location with magnificent views across the Solway to Cumbria.

Inside, the house achieves a blend of contemporary and period with open fireplaces and the headturning turret complimented by a modern kitchen and elegant reception rooms.

Accommodation in total comprises: ground floor, entrance hallway, sitting room, dining room, living room, litchen, laundry room, butler’s pantry, cloakroom and five double bedrooms upstairs (two en-suite) plus the family bathroom, and a shower, cloakroom and study.

Outside the cottage is currently used as a holiday let but could provide ancillary accommodation for the house, and features a bedroom and a sitting room on the ground floor, and a further bedroom and a living room plus kitchen upstairs on the first floor.

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Outside, the large garden is mainly laid to lawn with herbaceous borders, shrubs, paths and a range of mature trees. A wooded area to the far side of the garden has detailed planning permission for the erection of a dwelling house.

Craigbittern is location in the Sandyhills area of the Colvered Coast in Dumfries and Galloway – the peaks of the Lake District can be seen in the distance across the Solway. Nearby Colvend village has a shop and a café/restaurant and a village school while Dalbeattie is around eight miles and Dumfries 18 miles.

The guide price is £795,000.  For further information please contact CKD Galbraith on 01556 505346 or visit
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