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Highcroft, Hardgate, Castle Douglas
3 Bedrooms | Offers over £245,000

Walker and Sharpe > Properties > Highcroft, Hardgate, Castle Douglas
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Key Features

  • Double-glazing
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Development and extension potential
  • Neutral décor throughout

Property Description

Charming, three-bedroom semi-detached cottage in small friendly hamlet with sought-after Nursery and Primary School within a short drive of Castle Douglas and providing easy access to A75.  In semi-rural location the property is set in about ¼ of an acre of mature bordered garden with secluded paddock area and open countryside views.  Development or extension potential and viewing is highly recommended.


General Information

The property is located in the popular hamlet of Hardgate, Haugh of Urr, an easily accessible rural area with sought-after Nursery/Primary School.  With easy access to both Castle Douglas Food Town, approximately 4 miles away, and Dumfries just 12 miles away, it is close to all amenities such as supermarkets, restaurants, leisure facilities, new hospital and commuter links. In the heart of lovely uninterrupted countryside, the stunning coastline and beaches of the Solway Coast, walking, cycle routes and golfing are all within a short drive, as well as sailing and pubs at Kippford and the Artist Town of Kirkcudbright.


Access to front of property from iron gate via stone slab path to covered porch. Glass-panelled hardwood front door opening to hallway and staircase.


Bright hallway with access to living room, dining room and downstairs bathroom.  Attractive stairway with wood bannisters. Dimplex electric panel heater.  Three double electric sockets.  Large walk-in under-stair cupboard with power and light.  Built-in cloak cupboard with double-door, hanging rail and shelf. Feature bespoke cupboard with mirrored door to top housing meter and fuseboxes.

Living Room

14’4”x 10’9”

4.39m x 3.32m

Window to front with wide display sill and under cupboard. Full length PVC double-glazed window/door to rear with granite steps to garden.  Attractive stone fireplace with solid wood mantel.  Ornate exposed beams. Arched wall recess with wide display sill and under cupboards. Telephone socket and two double electric sockets.

Dining Room

9’4” x 14’7”

2.86m x 4.48m

Window to front with wide display sill and under cupboard and further side window with wide display sill. Central heating radiator. Two double electric sockets and telephone socket. Useful built-in shelved cupboard with wood door also housing gas meter and heating controls.  Ornate exposed beams. Door to Kitchen.


9’6” x 7’3”

2.92m x 2.22

Wood fronted wall and floor units with tiling between and ample work surface area. Asterite one-and-a-half bowl sink with single drainer and mixer tap. Space for freestanding oven and fridge. Built in shelved larder cupboard and further small shelved cupboard.  Hardwood window overlooking back garden with wood display sill. Central heating radiator.  Ornate exposed beams. Ceiling spotlights. Three double electric sockets.  Door with glass panels leading to Utility Room/Back Porch.

Utility Room/Back Porch

4’10” x 9’

1.24m x 2.74m

Hardwood double-glazed windows on two sides with sill. Shelved floor unit and worksurface area with stainless steel sink with single drainer.  Two double-sockets and hidden sockets for appliances. Xpelair.  Central heating radiator.  Ceiling spotlights and garden light-switch. Glass panelled door opening to patio area with access to both rear garden and garage via stone steps, and to road via gravel path to iron gate at side of property.


7’4” x 7’6”

2.25m x 2.31m

Bath with wooden side panel, WC and wash hand basin. Wood-panelled to dado rail on all walls. Hardwood patterned glass window with display sill.  Central heating radiator.  White tiled floor.



Giving access to the three bedrooms. Door to eaves storage.  Velux skylight window with blind.  Double and single electric sockets.

Bedroom One

13’10” x 7’8”

3.99m x 2.37m

Bright and cosy single/double bedroom with built-in wardrobe with louvered sliding doors and hanging rails. Double-glazed window with display sill.  Central heating radiator.  Two double electric sockets.

Master Bedroom with En-Suite

15’10” x 9’3”

4.60m x 2.83m

Bright and airy West-facing double bedroom with en-suite bathroom.  Twin Velux windows overlooking garden, fields and distant hills. Two central heating radiators.  TV aerial.  One single and two double electric sockets.  Ceiling spotlights.


2’7” x 6’11”

0.82m x 1.86m

WC, wash hand basin with under-cupboard. Shower cubicle with Resparex tiled walls and glass screen. Frosted glass Velux window with blind.  Central heating radiator. Towel rail/radiator.  Part tiled walls.

Bedroom Three

9’9” x 9’9”

3.01m x 3.01m

Single Bedroom/Office with views over to hills from front and rear. Velux skylight.  Telephone socket.  Two double electric sockets.  Central heating radiator.  Substantial wooden shelving/bookcase unit.

Double Garage and Workshop

Up and over doors.  Power and light to both garage and workshop, having separate access via door from garden. Tarmac driveway bordered by attractive stone walls with parking for two cars leading to side and back garden areas via small wood gate.


Small raised front lawned garden area and established shrub border accessible from lower paved seating area via wide stone steps with handrail and low wood fence.

Stone patio with granite and wooden bench leads on to  gravelled area (pictured).  Small stone side path from garage/workshop borders neighbouring property with substantial mature hedge offering privacy and leading to sunroom and back workshop/shed.  Access to back paddock area with apple, fir, holly trees and raised circular seating area with views over fields offers extended lawn / orchard / development potential.

Large established garden, approx. ¼ acre, with an abundance of trees, mature shrubs and flowers, chipped areas / pathways.  Hedge and gate leads to secret garden area / small paddock and beyond boundary hedge vast open countryside outlooks. Sunroom and garden shed.


All floor coverings, light fittings and blinds.


The property has mains gas, electricity, water and drainage.  The telephone line may be taken over subject to British Telecom Regulations.

Council Tax  –  Band E

Home Report

To download Home Report – Contact Selling Agents.


A closing date for offers may be arranged and therefore it would be advisable that prospective purchasers register their interest with the Selling Agents, in writing, and preferably through their Solicitor.

Walker & Sharpe, as Selling Agents, have prepared these particulars with care.  No warranty of any kind can be given that any items of electrical or mechanical equipment including, without prejudice to the foregoing generality, the central heating, drainage and electrical systems serving the property are in full working order.

The measurements, taken by sonic tape, are approximate and for guidance only.  It is for prospective purchasers to investigate and satisfy themselves as to the basic facts before submitting an offer.


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