Property Details

Lot 4g

Guide Price: £29,950

 Former Clenries Reservoir, Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway, DG4 6JB


Former Clenries Reservoir presented at an excellent price for Public Auction. Appox. 0.52 Hectares (1.29 Acres). Roadside Reservoir impounded by an earth embankment dam on the course of the Loch Burn in Dumfries and Galloway. Unique Investment opportunity with close proximity to the quiet market town of Sanquhar on the River Nith


  • Picturesque FORMER RESERVOIR SITE 1.29 ACRES APPROX situated three miles to the northeast of the village of Sanquhar. Sanquhar lies on the A76 and is within the Dumfries and Galloway Council area in southern Scotland. The subjects are half a mile south of Clenries Farm in open countryside
  • Freehold Vacant Possession former Reservoir - former water supply of drinking-water to Sanquhar. Triangular area of ground within a natural valley. The surrounding area is predominately farmland mainly used by sheep for grazing. A small stream connects to the site and the area is enclosed by timber post and wire fencing
  • Located to the north east of Sanquhar and 3.5 miles (6 km) East of the village of Kirkconnel - There is an access road beside the site. Tranquil location & setting with open aspects to the North & South. The site is priced for auction sale. Access is available --- Surrounding area is farmland ** Please park responsibly
  • From the A76, turn north by a prominent bus stop with car park behind, onto Harvey's Wynd. Continue onto Simpson Road, then turn right into St Mary’s Street (Helen's Wynd). Follow the road northeast for approximately two miles and turn left at the sign for Clenries Farm. After a further 0.4 mile the property is on the right just prior to a farm gate and cattle grid. National Grid Ref. NS802119

Former Clenries Reservoir located within an excellent area --- Rarely available at Public Auction. Appox. 0.52 Hectares (1.29 Acres). Roadside Reservoir impounded by an earth embankment dam on the course of the Loch Burn in Dumfries and Galloway. Unique Investment opportunity close to the quiet market town of Sanquhar. Picturesque FORMER RESERVOIR SITE 1.29 ACRES APPROX situated three miles to the northeast of the village of Sanquhar. Sanquhar lies on the A76 and is within the Dumfries and Galloway Council area in southern Scotland. The subjects are half a mile south of Clenries Farm in open countryside. Freehold Vacant Possession former Reservoir - former water supply of drinking-water to Sanquhar. Triangular area of ground within a natural valley. The surrounding area is predominately farmland mainly used by sheep for grazing. A small stream connects to the site and the area is enclosed by timber post and wire fencing. Located to the north east of Sanquhar and 3.5 miles (6 km) East of the village of Kirkconnel - There is an access road beside the site. Tranquil location & setting with open aspects to the North & South. The site is priced for auction sale. Access is available --- Surrounding area is farmland ** Please park responsibly. Travel Directions: From the A76, turn north by a prominent bus stop with car park behind, onto Harvey's Wynd. Continue onto Simpson Road, then turn right into St Mary’s Street (Helen's Wynd). Follow the road northeast for approximately two miles and turn left at the sign for Clenries Farm. After a further 0.4 mile the property is on the right just prior to a farm gate and cattle grid. National Grid Ref. NS802119

Guide Price: £29,950


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Auction Details


  • Auction Date: 01 August 2017
  • Start Time: 7.00pm
  • Auction Location:
  • Glasgow Radisson Hotel
  • 301 Argyle Street, G2 8DL

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Glasgow Radisson
| Edinburgh Marriott

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Deposit Method: Switch, Debit Card, Credit Card, Cash or Bankers Draft accepted only. Next Day Bank Transfer by prior arrangement only.