Secluded cottage offers opportunity to live off-grid
A secluded off-grid cottage in the heart of Galloway Forest Park is our Property of the Week.
Tarfessock is a unique property nestled within a quiet location near Glentrool and benefits from stunning views over the surrounding woodland and countryside.
The cottage is of traditional construction set under a slate roof with the accommodation arranged over two floors.
The property requires full refurbishment so while the current owners were working towards a three-bedroomed home, it could lend itself to different configurations.
They partially rewired, installed new plumbing to include a new oil-fired boiler, installed multi-fuel stoves and partially connected a new private water supply.
At present the lay-out on the ground floor features a front entrance porch, kitchen, two bathrooms, living room, dining room, central hallway, sitting room and a bedroom.
Upstairs can be found two more bedrooms and a bathroom.
Tarfessock could be developed into a lovely family home with huge potential for smallscale agricultural, equestrian or tourism enterprises.
It has private water and drainage, partially connected solar panels (not fixed), backup generator, multi-fuel stoves and telephone line.
Tarfessock is enclosed within its own grounds, in total amounting to about 1.83 acres.
There are a range of traditional stone outbuildings, one of which benefits from planning permission for change of use to a residential dwelling.
At present, these buildings are utilised for general storage of logs, machinery, etc. and there is also a useful corrugated pole barn.
Glentrool Village itself is located about five miles from the property and benefits from a visitor centre, camping and holiday park and local pub
The nearest local services, including a primary school, can be found in the village of Straiton, about 12 miles distant from the property. A wider range of services are available in Newton Stewart.
Tarfessock is on the market for offers over £150,000 from Threave Rural.
For more information visit www.threaverural.co.uk/property/tarfessock or call 01556 453453.