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Re Development Opportunity , 27 Castle Street, Dumfries, DG1 1DL

2,922 Sq Ft / Offices

To Let

Available - Last updated: 27 June 2024

The subjects comprise a Category A listed mid-terraced Georgian townhouse arranged over lower-ground, ground, first, and attic floors, together with a single storey rear extension. The building is of traditional sandstone construction with painted ashlar frontage, surmounted by a pitched and slated roof with dormer projections. The rear extension is of brick construction under a pitched and slated roof. Access from the public footpath is provided via external sandstone steps with decorative cast-iron railings to both the ground and lower-ground floor levels.


Dumfries is a former Royal Burgh and historic town, with a population of around 33,000. The town is situated on the River Nith and is the largest settlement within the Dumfries & Galloway region of southwest Scotland, which possesses rolling countryside, a spectacular coastline, and an array of bustling towns and villages. The region benefits from good road and rail connections, both north to the rest of Scotland and south into England. In addition, the ferry ports at Cairnryan offer a connection to Northern Ireland.


Lower Ground Floor 54.93 sq m (591sq ft )

Ground Floor 44.07 sq m (474 sq ft )

First Floor 49.77 sq m (536 sq ft )

Attic 30.46sq m (327sq ft )

TOTAL 179.23 sqm  (1,928 sq ft )


SERVICES Mains water, gas, electricity, and drainage. Space heating is presently provided via a series of climate control cassettes, together with electric storage heaters and panel radiators.

MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY The current configuration allows for separate occupation of the ground & lower ground floors as one suite and the first & attic floors as another suite, with access to both suites provided via a shared ground floor entrance vestibule.

PLANNING We are verbally advised that the property is presently registered for Class 1A (Retail & Professional) and Class 4 (Office) use. The property is however well suited to a variety of alternative commercial uses, subject to Local Authority consents. In addition, the building provides scope for conversion back to residential use, either as a single dwelling or as two maisonettes, subject to Local Authority consents. Interested parties are advised to make their own planning enquiries direct with Dumfries & Galloway Council.

RATING ASSESSMENT Rateable Value - £11,700. The property therefore qualifies for 100% Rates Relief under the Small Business Bonus Scheme.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC) Ground & Lower Ground Floor Suite: F First & Attic Floor Suite: G A copy of the EPCs are available on request.

PRICE, RENT & LEASE TERMS Purchase offers are invited.

Rental offers are invited for the whole building, as well as each of the separate suites. Lease terms are negotiable.

VALUE ADDED TAX We are verbally advised that the property is not VAT elected


  • Four Storey Georgian Townhouse.
  • Single Storey rear Extension.
  • Desirable Mixeduse district in town centre.
  • Capable of multiple occupation.
  • suited to a variety of commercial uses (STC).
  • Qualifies for 100% Rates Relief.
  • Scope for residential conversion (STC).

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