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Mabie, Mabie Steadings and Ranger Hut, Dumfries, DG2

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  • CLOSING DATE - 22 JULY 2021 AT 12 NOON

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CLOSING DATE - 22 JULY 2021 at 12 NOON
Development opportunity available of a former Ranger’s hut and a large steading complex in south west Scotland.


Lot 1 – Mabie Steadings
Mabie Steadings dates from approximately 1800, and is a category B listed building. The steadings
comprise of four stone built ranges built around a quadrangular courtyard, most of which is single
storey. The north frontage is seen from the main approach up the driveway to Mabie House Hotel
and comprises a symmetrical 7 bay crenelated 2 storey central tower. The south range also has a
central tower, with a pyramidal roof, topped with a ball finial. The east and west ranges are low single
storey. The courtyard entrance is on the east.

The North range is double storey and has been most recently used as offices. The ground floor
includes:- 3 WC’s, 2 kitchens, 2 meeting rooms, 1 storage room, vehicle workshop, including
inspection pit and storage rooms, and workshop space. On the first floor there are 6 rooms in various stages of repair suitable for a range of uses.

The South range is also double storey. The ground floor includes:- a disabled toilet, chemical store
area, old stables/ storage area, workshop and what was until recently a bike shop and café. The first floor includes two rooms, one being above the café area.

The East range is single storey and accommodation includes a small workshop, office space, petrol store, tool store, general storage room, and area with garage facilities for one vehicle.

The West range is single storey. The accommodation includes 1 WC, two small storage room, 1 large meeting room with kitchen and a smaller meeting / office space.

Internal plan/layout and photos available on request.

The total area of the steading plot extends to 0.2 ha; (0.49 acres)

Lot 2 – Ranger Hut
The Ranger Hut at Mabie is a relatively modern office building built during the 1970s and is a timber framed and clad building under a felt roof. The hut comprises of a front office; large storage/drying room; back office; two WC’s; small drying room and a large meeting room. The hut sits on a plot extending to approximately 0.1 ha (0.25 acres).

EPC Rating
Units 1 & 2 EPC Band G
Unit 3 EPC Band F
Ranger’s Hut EPC Band G

Access to Mabie Steadings and the Ranger Hut is over a private road from the A710 Dumfries to New Abbey Road. Forest roads have a design speed of 25kph (15mph). A servitude right of access over this route will be granted to all Lots. Maintenance of the road is typically on a user basis.

Any corporate signage, interpretative structures or way marking will remain the property of the
vendors and will be removed.

Home Report
A home report is not required for either building due to current use being listed as commercial.
However there are EPC’s available on request for both Lot 1 and Lot 2.

Business Rates
Business rates and rateable values have previously been applied to a workshop and office space with
the steadings but these are currently noted as vacant. More information regarding the rates can be found on the Council website.

Local Authority
Dumfries & Galloway Council, Council Headquarters, Council Offices, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DD. [use Contact Agent Button].

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