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Detached House & holiday let & Tourism business, Rural but just 5 miles from M6
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Near Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom


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Sort By: For Sale Number of Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms
Private / Estate agent: Private Number of Bathrooms: 3
Location: Dumfriesshire, Scotland Plot Area (m²): 1.1 acre
Property Type: House Living Area (m²): 215
Building Feature: Detached
Do you want to work from home in a peaceful rural location with views of open countryside, but easily accessible from motorway links to the M6, Just 20 miles north of Carlisle?

This beautiful range of farm buildings has been restored to a high standard by the current owners, and provides a comfortable family home, plus a ready-made income from a holiday apartment.
The outbuildings are fully equipped with mains gas central heating, café, kitchen, toilets etc. 
With full current planning approval for manufacturing and retail on site, approval has also been previously granted for development as residential, giving the potential to convert into a further substantial detached property that already benefits from all services in place.
The current tourist business has a proven track record over 20 years, an annual turnover of £90,000.00 with a 50% profit margin. No specialist pottery skills required to seamlessly take over this business, 
if you’re looking for a new life in the country, this could be it.

Quiet rural location.
Excellent lifestyle business. On a plot of 1.1 acre
Established over 20 years with Tourist Board 4 star rating
Three bedroom family home.
Self contained apartment sleeping six.
Café seating for 32.
Parking for 35 cars. or easily convert back to equestrian paddock.
Outdoor play park.
Potential for development/diversification.
Around 20,000 visitors per year

The buildings comprise of a traditional quadrangle farm steading set around a central courtyard garden on a plot of over an acre.    
The current owners purchased the property as a renovation project in 1989 and have converted the buildings to a very high standard to currently offer:
The owners living accommodation.
Pottery, art café, shop, children's party room (conservatory) and outdoor play area.
Self catering holiday apartment sleeping six.
A series of workshops and storage barns benefiting from a recent newly timbered roof, which have potential for further development.

The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.
The owners will also be selling a separate five bedroom detached house situated across the road from this property. 
(w w w. selfcateringsouthwestscotland. com)
Founded as a manufacturing base in 1989 Dalton Pottery has been producing a variety of designs for gift shops and  galleries and are proud to have nurtured and trained  50 students, artists and employees, many of whom have gone on to forge their own creative careers.
It has always been the intention of the owners to enjoy the benefits of working from home whilst their children grew up, and to pursue their own artistic careers further afield once their boys had left home
For the past two years the owners have been establishing systems and supply networks that will enable those with no pottery experience to run this business as it stands and are happy to give advice and share experience to help new proprietors.
Dalton Pottery designs for which they are well known are included in the sale as are the sole import rights from their manufacturers in China who produce the range under licence.          
There is parking for approximately 35 cars.
Also included in the sale of the business is the website     
This unique home owes much of its charm to the artistic talent of the current owners who have hand built so much of the detail in this house.
The main living accommodation includes a large farmhouse style kitchen/living/dining room with wood stove and mains gas fired Aga, a separate living room, home gym, one double and two single bedrooms, family bathroom, large first floor office and an integral double garage.
There is a large sheltered south facing private garden to the front of the house. 
The self contained pottery cottage apartment is accessed via a private external staircase entrance as you enter the courtyard, and occupies the upper floor above the garage, single bedrooms and bathroom of the main house.
The apartment comprises 1 double bedroom with en-suite shower and toilet,1 twin bedroom,1 family bathroom, fully fitted kitchen/dining/living room with sofa bed.
Currently let by the owners as a self-catering holiday  property, it can offer either the benefit of additional income, or be used to extend the new owners private accommodation as it can also be accessed  via an internal staircase in the house.
The whole property benefits from mains gas central heating with new boiler servicing the accommodation. 
Mains water and electricity.
Business buildings qualifiy for 100% rates relief.
House banding F. 
£499,950 ono

 To be sold as a going concern (full training provided) or as a house with lots of other potential, including equestrian.

We have too many photographs to show here so for full details of measurements 
and other information please visit our websites 
w w w. daltonpottery. co. uk and w w w.daltonpotteryartcafeforsale. co. uk
or call Geoff or Jenny on 01387 840236 

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