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Brownhill, Closeburn, Dumfries DG3 5JY

6 bedroom detached house for sale

Guide Price £270,000
Home | Brownhill, Closeburn, Dumfries DG3 5JY

6 bedroom detached house for sale

Brownhill, Closeburn, Dumfries DG3 5JY

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This substantial and spacious 6 bedroom property is based on an historic coaching inn which in the 1790’s was regularly frequented by Robert Burns and hosted such famous guests as William Wordsworth and Samuel Coleridge.
Brownhill has been substantially modernised and yet retains many original features to mix character, comfort and style.
Located only 15 minutes North of the region’s capital Dumfries and just South of the bustling market town of Thornhill with its artisan shops, restaurants and popular schools, Brownhill would make an ideal family home or would suit conversion to a Bed & Breakfast and an air B&B. The space and layout also gives the option for those who work from home room to have offices and work space. Viewing is highly recommended

Accommodation: Hall; Living room; Cellar; Sitting room; Sun room; Kitchen; Utility room; Boot room; Study; Back hall; W.C.; 6 double bedrooms; bathroom

Viewing: Contact the agents on 01387 266250 (option 2)

Guide price: £270,000

For more history of the property, please visit – and

Please note: the study; back hall; guest bedroom and W.C. can easily be separated from the rest of the house for use as a ‘granny flat’ or air B&B with its own separate entrance.
There is planning permission for an extension to the North of the property: Planning Ref is 19/0523/FUL.

Accommodation details:

Hall 1.21m x 5.1m Wooden front door with glazed panels; feature pendant light fitting; radiator; smoke alarm; Victorian terrazzo tiled floor

Living room 4.00 x 4.57m Double glazed window to front with pole and curtains; pendant light; radiator; TV & telephone points; smoke alarm; laminate flooring

Cellar 4.57m x 4.57m Stone steps down; power and light

Sitting room 4.57m x 4.57m Double glazed window to front with pole and curtains; cornice and picture rail; TV & telephone points; radiator; fitted carpet

Sun room 1.84m x 2.61m Glazed door from sitting room; double glazed windows on three sides; wall light; laminate floor

Kitchen 3.91m x 6.10m Glazed to rear and side; two 3 bulb feature pendant light fittings; good selection of shaker style wall and base units with solid beech worktops; tiled splash-backs; integral HOTPOINT electric double oven; matching central work unit with Hotpoint ceramic hob and brushed chrome extractor hood over; deep ceramic Belfast style sink; RAEBURN ROYAL range cooker; smoke alarm; tiled floor
Utility room 3.47m x 2.99m Period windows to rear; pendant light; access to roof space; base units and work top with stainless steel sink and drainer; plumbed for washing machine; radiator; tiled floor

Boot room 2.51mx 2.48m Wooden back door with glazed inset; Double glazed window to rear; ceiling light; access to roof space; storage and bench cupboards; tiled floor

Study 4.56m x 4.34m Double glazed window to front with pole and curtains; ; two pendant ceiling lights; telephone point; radiator; laminate flooring

Back hall 3.16m x 1.04m Ceiling light; original sandstone pantry shelf; tiled floor

Guest bedroom 2.84m x 3.63m Ceiling light; radiator; fitted carpet

W.C. 2.21m x 1.26m Frosted double glazed window to rear; pendant light; white w.c. and wash hand basin; tiled walls; walk in cupboard housing WORCESTER oil fired boiler; vinyl floor covering

Stairs and landing 2.01m x 4.61m Double glazed window to front and skylight to rear; cornice; smoke alarm; chandelier; fitted carpet

Master bedroom 4.47m x 4.54m Double glazed windows to front and rear with pole and curtains; pendant light; access to roof space; cornice; radiator; fitted carpet

Bedroom three 3.97m x 3.59m Double glazed window to front with pole and curtains; cornice; TV point; radiator; fitted carpet

Bedroom four 3.94m x 4.57m Double glazed window to front with pole and curtains; cornice; central light fitting; radiator; large walk in cupboard with light, shelves and rail; TV point; fitted carpet

Back hall n3.52m x 3.21m (L shaped) Double glazed window to side; pendant light; radiator; smoke alarm; fitted carpet

Bedroom five 3.59m x 6.19m Double glazed window to side with pole and curtain; access to roof space; two pendant lights; radiator; fitted carpet

Bedroom six 3.52m x 2.87m Double glazed window to side with pole and curtains; pendant light; radiator; fitted carpet

Bathroom 2.40m x 2.14m Double glazed window to side; ceiling light; white wash hand basin & w.c.; white bath with mixer tap and shower attachment; tiled splash-backs; heated towel rail; mirrored vanity unit; tiled floor

Outside: Block paving and flowerbeds enclosed by wooden fence and gates to front; tarmac drive and single garage with ‘up & over ‘ door to plus further recently cleared ground to side.
Rear: fully enclosed with extensive sloped lawn and mature trees, seating area off boot room; oil tank

Mains water, drainage and electricity. Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax Band – E, EPC – D
Extras All floor coverings, carpets, light fittings, blinds, curtains and curtain poles will be included in the sale, if the seller achieves the full asking price.

Guide price: £270,000

Entry To be negotiated
Closing Date
Prospective purchasers should note that only parties who have noted interest through their solicitor will be notified should a closing date be fixed. The Seller, however, reserves the right to sell the property without setting a closing date.
Should be submitted in Scottish Form to:-
Messrs. Grieve, Grierson, Moodie & Walker, Solicitors, 14 Castle Street, Dumfries DG1 1DR
Tel : (01387) 266250 Fax : (01387) 257950
The details presented have been carefully prepared and they are believed to be correct, but are not guaranteed and are not in themselves to form the basis of any contract. A purchaser should satisfy himself on the basic facts before a contract is concluded.


Key Features
  • Substantial 6 double bedroom family home
  • Scope for use as a B&B with room to work from home
  • Fascinating history retaining some original features
  • Convenient for Thornhill and Dumfries
  • Modern and stylish decor with comfort & warmth
  • Large gardens and parking area
  • Planning consent for extension on North side
  • Easy conversion for seperate 'granny flat'
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