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The Drovers, 1 St. David Street, Kirkpatrick Durham   Castle Douglas  DG7 3HE


The Drovers, 1 St. David Street, Kirkpatrick Durham

Occupying the entire ground floor of this corner site, the former Masons Hall has a long and interesting history dating back to 1813. The building is Category B listed. Situated at the crossroads of quaint rural Galloway village which is surrounded by rolling hills with great views over open farmland, has a village hall, local church, a friendly, thriving community spirit and a regular bus service to and from the neighbouring towns of Springholm, Crockertford, Castle Douglas and Dumfries where a number of local amenities are available. This unique and quirky two bedroom property has many traditional features throughout and offers prospective purchasers lots of potential for alterations/upgrading internally subject to planning consent where necessary and would benefit from some modernisation/refurbishment work. The property boasts oil fired central heating, original sash and case windows, has ample on-street parking available, communal drying green to rear and still contains full size bar. Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate all that is on offer. May suit a first time buyer, person downsizing to a ground floor property, could be used as a buy-to-let investment, possible holiday home and also has the potential of being converted to a family home, as there is space available to create another bedroom and a family bathroom, subject to the appropriate consents being obtained.

All on the Ground Floor – Entrance Vestibule, Lounge/Dining Room (including bar area), Kitchen, Side Vestibule, Bedroom 1, Shower Room, Rear Hallway, Bedroom 2 with en-suite WC, and Store Room.



Entrance Vestibule

Wooden double storm doors. Red brick flooring. Ceiling light. Fitted shelf. Coat hooks. Half glazed door leading through to Lounge/Dining Room.

Lounge/Dining Room (including Bar) - 5.93m x 5.07m (at widest) (19’6” x 16’8”)
Original hardwood flooring. Two separate radiators. Three separate original sash and case windows, two which are east facing to front of property and one which is west facing, all fitted with roller blinds which will be included in the sale. Partial wood panelled walls to half dado height. Three separate ceiling lights. A feature of this room is the open stone corner fireplace which currently houses multi fuel stove which can be included by separate negotiation if required. Numerous separate wall lights. Also this room features the original bar with two stainless steel sinks, shelving, under unit lighting, cupboard housing trip switch and lighting controls, recessed alcove with light above and vinyl flooring. Door into Bedroom 2. Door into Store Room. Door into Side Vestibule. Glazed double doors leading through to Bedroom 1.

Kitchen - 3.2m x 2.85m (10’6” x 9’4”)
This room is accessed via the bar area from Lounge. Partially tiled walls. Space for free standing fridge freezer. Space for free standing electric cooker or space and cooker point for electric cooker. Pipe for LPG gas which is unused at the moment but leads out to the back of the property if LPG gas cooker is required. Open access to Store Room. Tiled flooring. Two ultraviolet ceiling striplights. Built-in storage cupboard with shelving.

Bedroom 1 - 6m x 5.94m(19’8” x 19’6”)
Partially glazed double doors lead from Lounge/Dining Room providing ample light. Carpet tiled flooring. Beamed ceiling, one artificial and can be removed if required. Two radiators. Ample ceiling and wall lights. Door into Rear Hall. Glazed door to side vestibule. West facing window to side of property with roller blind which will be included in the sale. A feature of this room is the stone hearth and wooden mantel surround with slate inlay currently housing the multi-fuel stove which is negotiable.

Rear Hall
Part carpet tiled floor. Concrete steps lead to side cupboard which houses the Worcester gas central heating boiler with space and plumbing for washing machine. Space above washing machine area for a tumble dryer if there was a shelf fitted. Exterior door gives access to outside area which is the only access to the communal garden ground.

Shower Room - 2.68m x 1.70m (8’9” x 5’7”)
Fitted with a three piece suite in White comprising WC, washhand basin and shower enclosure with wet wall panelling, Mira Sport shower over and glazed side screen. Partial tiling. Radiator. Tiled flooring. Ceiling light. Small hatch to shower stopcock.

Bedroom 2 - 2.77m x 1.38m (9’1” x 4’6”)
Fitted carpet. Two ceiling lights. Radiator. East facing sash and case window to front with roller blind which will be included in the sale. Open access into en-suite WC.

En-Suite WC
Tiled flooring. Expelair extractor fan. WC and washhand basin.

Side Vestibule
Side entrance with double half glazed doors and concrete ramp giving access into Vestibule. Outside light adjacent. Two internal doors lead into Lounge/Dining Room and Bedroom 1. One wall of the vestibule has glass bricks bringing ample light into the property.

Store Room - 3.51m x 2.83m (11’6” x 9’4”)
This room is currently used for storage but has plumbing available if new owner would like to convert to an ideal bathroom space.

The communal garden ground sits adjacent to the property and is accessed by a concrete path which has door from Rear Hallway. There is shared drying green which is communal with the property upstairs. Outside light.

All blinds will be included in the sale. The two multi fuel stoves are negotiable, but will be removed if not sold by separate agreement.

The energy efficiency rating on the EPC is C.


Mains, water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Council Tax:
The property is in Band B.

Strictly by appointment only. Please contact the seller directly on 01556 650 147 or 07940 825 900.

Offers over £90,000 are invited.

Other Properties in the £90,000 range (Plus or Minus 10%)

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Note: Genuinely interested parties should note their interest with the Subscribers in case a closing date for offers is fixed.
However, the vendor reserves the right to sell the property without setting a closing date should an acceptable offer be received.

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Lounge (original Bar) Lounge (original Bar)

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