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Carretrigg, Burnfoot, Ewes, Langholm, DG13

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House and Paddocks

Carretrigg, Burnfoot, Ewes, Langholm, DG13 0HP

Guide Price £220,000
Property Sold



Closing Date: 12 Noon 26th September 2019

Smallholding For Sale

A unique 2 bedroom country property that offers off grid living in a remote setting with paddocks and outhouses. Attractive garden with 4 useful paddocks and large workshop or store. Accessed via a quiet public road but far from neighbours amidst the beautiful border hills.


Carretrigg is a genuinely remote and peaceful place to live set amongst the border hills far from any neighbours with open hills stretching into the distance.
It is offers a high degree of self-sufficiency with a modern, mostly wind power, generation system providing 240V mains equivalent electricity, private water and drainage. A good garden to grow vegetables and paddocks and outhouses for animals and crops to escape the “rat race”. Carretrig is 9 miles to Langholm, 18 from Hawick and 32 miles from Carlisle. Carretrig House is 2 ½ miles from the A7, a picturesque major trunk road from the border towns that meets the M6 motorway close to Carlisle. Langholm is the local hub with the Buccleuch Centre, coffee shops, pubs and hotels including The Eskdale Hotel serving good food and cocktails. There is a decent selection of local shops and sports clubs within the town.Trains to Edinburgh run from Tweedbank, 1 hour north, whilst the main west coast line is in Carlisle 1 hour to the south. Langholm Primary and Academy school are within the town.

The House

The house is a detached traditional 2 bedroom property built of stone under a slate roof including 4 paddocks extending in total to round 1.6 acres. Good shed and other outhouses.

Ground Floor
Front door leading to;
Front Porch: With a door leading to the inner hall, stairs leading to the first floor and 3 doors leading to downstairs rooms.

Kitchen: With free standing cooker and 2 wall units, oil fired range cooker.

Utility: Door leading to the back porch with back door.
Bathroom: W.C. wash hand basin, bath and shower cubicle.
Lounge: Wood burning/ smokeless fuel stove, built in cupboard, radiator and 2 UPVC windows.

First Floor
Landing leading to;

Bedroom 1: Generous sized double room with radiator and airing cupboard with water tank.

Bedroom 2: Another spacious double room with radiator.


Carretrigg is a low cost property with its own modern electricity generation system. This is mostly wind power with a backup diesel generator and extensive battery storage. The system is integrated to be automatic depending on wind speeds and the amount of power in store.

The system provides mains power equivalent and from a domestic living point of view it is not noticeable that the power is not mains.

The house also benefits from a private water supply and septic tank drainage.

Competitively priced satellite broadband is being rolled out across the area and will be installed here shortly. Mr and Mrs Elliot have the full details.

The house has oil fired central heating and PVC triple glazed doors and windows.

Out Buildings

Carretrig has a spacious shed 28m x 5.5m (90′ x 18′) which may offer diversification opportunities. Also horse shelter and various timber sheds.


The entire property extends to 0.65 Ha approx. (1.6 acres approx.) including 4 grazing paddocks.



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Key Features

  • Off Grid Living
  • 1.6 acres
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Remote scenic location
  • Shed- 160 sqm/ 1700 sq feet
  • Paddocks
  • Windmill and modern generation
  • Low cost self sufficiency
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