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Lamphitt, Forest of AE, Parkgate, Dumfries, DG1 3LX

Guide Price £280,000
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15 acres smallholding with a 2 bedroom farm house, garages and 18 kennels in a remote and very peaceful location.


Lamphitt is situated south of the Forest of Ae with access via a 1.5 mile forest road to an attractive rural setting with views to the Dumfriesshire hills and to the Solway and Cumbria coast. The open access forest is extensive with the potential to ride, cycle or walk into the adjoining forest without using roads to include routes that will take you as far as Moffat or Beattock which is around 14 miles. Ae village is approximately 2 miles away with access onto the public road at the Forestry Commission Centre at around 1.5 miles. The nearest shopping and main facilities is Dumfries which is around 11 miles to the south and the motorway can be accessed at either Lockerbie (14 miles) or Moffat (just under 18miles). Although an agricultural holding this property with its historical connections as far back as the Jacobites, has potential for many alternative uses from family home to equestrian, leisure business or reinstatement of the agricultural smallholding.


The accommodation briefly comprises;

Front door to a spacious Entrance Hall 3.3m x 2.25m (10’9” x 7’4”). Currently used as an office. Hall with cupboard under the stairs.

Sitting Room- 4.48m x 2.54m (15′ x 8’4”) A traditional fireplace with tile inserts, store and storage cupboard and providing a potential third bedroom.

Inner Hall- With Box Room and Staircase.

Living/Dining Room- 4.45m x 3.07m (14’7” x 10′) Cast iron stove and pantry cupboard.

Kitchen- 2.03m x 4.71m (6’7” x 15’5”) Timber wall and base fitted units, an electric cooker point, plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, a double drainer stainless steel sink and central heating boiler. U. V Water Purification System.

First Floor

A staircase leads to first floor accommodation providing two bedrooms with coombed ceilings but with ample headroom and dormer windows and bathroom. The landing has a hatch leading to an insulated loft.

Bedroom 1- 4.4m x 3.28m max (14′ 5” x 10’9”) with an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 2- 4.48m x 2.73m max (14′ 8” x 8′ 11”).

Bathroom- 3.32m x 2.25m ( 10’10” x 7’4”) with a white three piece bathroom suit comprising a corner bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC plus cubicle with electric shower unit.


The property is approached on a stone surfaced road leading to the house and buildings. The building comprise;

Workshop- 6.42m x 13.5m (21′ x 44’3”) with an inspection pit and electric light and sockets.

Garage/ Kennels- Building comprising;

a) Scullery 4m x 3m (13’1” x 9’10”) having a work surface and stainless steel sink with cupboards under.

b) Garage 5.1m x 3.9m (16’8” x 12’9”) with electric light and sockets.

c) Kennels 4.75m x 14.3m (15’7” x 46’10”) with electric light and sockets, water tap and set out with 18 kennels but could be opened up and adapted for alternative use.

Other Buildings- Greenhouse and Log Store.

Garden- Around the house is a garden area with steam to include a fish pond with water feature, patio with external socket and a timber single glazed octagonal summerhouse approx 3.35m x 3.35m max (10’11” x 10’11”) having electric light and socket.


Around the house is a garden area with stream to include fish pond with water feature, patio with external socket and a timber single glazed octagonal summer house approx 3.35m x 3.35m (10’11” x 10’11”)max having electric light and socket.


The holding as a Whole expends to around 15.39 acres (6.23 hectares) of which the grazing area is in the region of 15.17 acres (6.14) hectares which included some trees, watercourses and other features. The land has not been grazed in recent years but the holding does provide potential restoration for agricultural, equestrian, kennel, family, wildlife conservation use. The external boundaries are stock proof and there are natural water supplies from two burns running through the property to include one running alongside the steading known as Tuppark Linn.


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Key Features

  • Good Stone Built House
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 15.39 acres
  • Remote and peaceful location
  • 18 dog kennels
  • Development potential
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