'Peaceful' lochside sanctuary, complete with cabin, goes on sale

Killyleoch Hill, near Dumfries, boasts attractive broadleaves, ponds and a cabin.

A secluded forest in the south of Scotland, complete with a cabin and a bolthole, has hit the market for offers just under £1m.

Killyleoch Hill, near Dumfries, has been described as a “peaceful lochside sanctuary” and boasts attractive broadleaves, ponds and a cabin.

The area is also said to be an “attractive investment” with the broadleaves providing an “abundance of natural capital”.

Included in the sale is a small off-grid cabin on the edge of Loweberry Loch, complete a kitchen and a loft in which to sleep.

The forest is described as an ‘attractive investment’.
The forest includes a log cabin.

Killyleoch Hill is advertised for offers over £975,000.

Jon Lambert, of Goldcrest Land & Forestry Group, said: “Killyleoch Hill is a highly desirable commercial forest with considerable amenity value near Dumfries.

“Of particular note is the small off-grid cabin on the edge of Loweberry Loch, in a beautiful position surrounded by attractive native woods. Complete with a basic kitchen area and a loft in which to sleep, it offers a fantastic bolthole ideal for weekend escapes that is unusual among forestry sales.

“Not only does Killyleoch offer an attractive investment, and the prospect of medium-term income with harvesting due to begin in about five years, but it also provides a peaceful lochside sanctuary that stirs the imagination.

“The broadleaves – and the ponds sitting amongst them – also provide an abundance of natural capital, making Killyleoch a very appealing and interesting property.”

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