Ravenshill House, Dumfries Road, Lockerbie DG11 2AF SOLD


Ravenshill House was built in 1874 on part of the Lockerbie Estate and retains many of the original grand features. Sitting in an elevated position, set back from one of the main roads into the town the property benefits from extensive gardens surrounding it.

The property is currently being run as a  part time, profit making small Hotel and Bed and Breakfast establishment though it is ideally suited to conversion back to a family home with ancillary use as a Bed and Breakfast/Guest House. Seven of the eight bedrooms are en-suite and most benefit from open views over the gardens and surrounding countryside. The spacious dining room has been extended into the Conservatory offering access to the grounds.  Prospective purchasers should note it is likely that any change of use may require approval from the local planning authority

Ravenshill House would make an ideal country residence, The town centre of Lockerbie is a short walk away and there is easy access to the motorway network via the A74(M). Lockerbie also benefits from being on the main west coast rail line offering quick easy access to Glasgow, Edinburgh, Carlisle and London.

Dumfries and Galloway benefits from spectacular countryside offering a range of recreational and cultural activities such as Fishing, Field Sports and Golf. Many artistic events take place across the region, Spring Fling, the Jazz Festival, Art Festival and the Wickerman to name but a few.

The County town of Dumfries is approximately 14 miles away and offers comprehensive shopping and services facilities including a University, Hospital, Swimming Pool with fitness suites, Cinema and Ice Rink.


Accommodation Ent Vestibule, Reception Hall, Lounge Bar, 2 Dining Areas with Conservatory, Large Kitchen, Laundry, Utility Room, 8 Bedrooms 7 with en-suite Shower rooms or Bathrooms, Downstairs Toilets, Large Garage with Store, Vegetable Garden and lawns. Driveway

See - www.dumfriesandgalloway.co.uk. For more information about the area.
and – www.ravenshillhotellockerbie.co.uk

Glasgow - 71 mls. Edinburgh – 73 mls. Carlisle – 26 mls. distances approximate.

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE (9’3” x 6’1” or 2.84m x 1.86m)
Solid timber door to front. Chandelier style ceiling light. Wood laminate floor. Timber and opaque glazed door to hall with matching side lights.

RECEPTION HALL (21’6” x 13’4” or 6.56m x 4.07m)
Cornicing. Chandelier style ceiling light. Solid wooden floor. Main central heating thermostat. Radiator.

RECEPTION/ OFFICE (5’8” x 3’6” or 1.74m x 1.09m)
Accessed through the Front Room with windows to the reception hall and front of the house. Shelving. Telephone point.

LOUNGE BAR (30’ x 14’10” or 9.15m x 4.54m)
UPVC windows with roller blinds. Coving. Wall lights. Television point. Cumberland Stone fireplace with timber mantle and open fire. Timber bar with large drinks fridge and till. Fitted carpet.
Store room for central heating system. Beer cellar. Wash basin.

DINING ROOM (17’1” x 21’6” or 5.23m x 6.56m)
French doors to conservatory and sliding doors to front dining area. Cornicing. Wall lights. Picture rail. Fitted carpet. Wall mounted heater and radiator.

FRONT ROOM (12’1” x 15’2” or 3.69m x 4.67m)
Two windows, a double to the front and single to the side. Sliding doors from dining room lead to this smaller dining area/ sitting room, a door to hall and to office/ reception. Open fire. Fitted carpet. Radiator.

CONSERVATORY (18’1” x 15’2” or 5.52m x 4.63m)
Opening onto the patio area and the lawns. Halogen lighting. Laminate tiled flooring. Seats about 24.

Ceiling light. Coat hooks. Telephone point. Door to large understair cupboard with light and wine store. Back stairs leading to bedrooms.

Access also the gents and ladies toilets.

KITCHEN (18’ x 14’9” or 5.49m x 4.51m)
Fully equipped stainless steel commercial kitchen with double sinks, two gas range cookers, grill, deep fat fryers and larder. Windows to side. Tiled floor. Access to storage and laundry.

From the kitchen a fire door leads out to an outbuilding housing a large walk in refrigerator, a room housing freezers and shelving and a laundry with two washing machines and a tumble drier. Stainless steel sink with drainer. Storage shelving.

From main reception hall carpeted low riser stairs with decorative timber banisters lead to a half landing leading to the left and right. Seven bedrooms are en-suite and have a television, telephone and coffee making facilities. The central heating radiators are in all bedrooms and en-suites and in the bedrooms have thermostat controls. Many original features have been retained.

BEDROOM 1 (15’1” x 8’9” or 4.60m x 2.67m)
Window to side. Twin beds and integrated double wardrobe. Fitted carpet.
En-suite Bathroom (7’7” x 4’5” or 4.56m x 2.48m)
WC. Wash basin set in bathroom cupboard and mirror with light and shaver point. Shower enclosure with mains shower. Partially tiled walls and fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 2 (14’11” x 10’9” or 4.55m x 3.28m)
Double window to front. Double room with four poster bed, seating area, integrated dressing table and wardrobe. Fitted carpet.
En-suite Bathroom (9’1” x 4’10” or 2.77m x 1.48m)
WC. Wash basin with mirror, light and shaver point. Bath with mains shower over. Partially tiled walls and fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 3 (13’8” x 9’2” or 4.18m x 2.80m)
Double window to front. Twin beds. Integrated dressing table. Wash basin with mirror, light and shaver point. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 4 (14’9” x 10’9” or 4.52m x 3.29m)
Window to side and double window to front, seating area. Double bed. Integrated wardrobe with shelving. Fitted carpet. Sliding door to en-suite and a door to Bedroom 3.
En-suite Bathroom (6’8” x 4’10” or 2.04m x 1.48m)
WC. Wash basin with mirror, light and shaver point. Bath with mains shower over. Partially tiled walls and fitted carpet.

SHOWER ROOM (10’1” x 3’9” x 3.07m x 1.15m)
WC. Wash basin with mirror, light and shaver point. Partially tiled walls and fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 5 (13’ x 10’1” or 3.96m x 3.08m)
Window to side. Twin beds. Integrated wardrobe with shelving. Fitted carpet.
En-suite Bathroom (6’10” x 4’5” or 2.10m x 1.35m)
WC. Wash basin with mirror, light and shaver point. Laminate clad shower enclosure with mains shower. Fitted carpet.

FRONT LANDING (13’7” x 8’7” or 4.15m x 2.64m)
Fire door. Two large shelved storage cupboards. Fitted carpet.

Going back to the half landing and taking the stairs to the right through another door –

BEDROOM 6 (11’10” x 10’10” or 3.61m x 3.33m)
Window to side. Twin beds. Wardrobes and dressing table. Fitted carpet. Door to hot water tank.
En-suite Bathroom (8’ x 8’5” or 2.44m x 2.58m)
Window to side. WC. Wash basin with mirror, light and shaver point. Bath with mains shower over and laminate clad walls. Fitted carpet.

BEDROOM 7 (14’9” x 9’9” to fitted wardrobe or 4.52m x 2.99m)
Window to side. Double bed. Wall of fitted wardrobes with matching bedside tables and dressing table. Fitted carpet.
En-suite Bathroom (14’11” x 5’3” or 4.55m x 1.60m)
Window to side. WC. Bidet. Wash basin set in vanity unit with mirror, light and shaver point over. Bath with shower over. Cork floor tiles.

From landing carpeted stairs lead up to an en-suite loft bedroom and store cupboard.

BEDROOM 8 (17’5” x 15’2” or 5.32m x 4.63m)
‘Velux’ window with blind. Double bed. Sitting area. Wardrobe. Fitted carpet. Radiator and fireplace.
En-suite Bathroom (6’ x 6’2” or 1.84m x 1.90m)
‘Velux’ window. WC. Wash basin, mirror, light and shaver point. Bath with mixer taps and shower head. Wooden floor.

Large double garage with light and power giving access to a large store room above with windows.

A long driveway with established trees to either side leads to the property. Lawns, herbaceous shrubs and established trees create relaxing gardens. There is an enclosed vegetable garden to the rear with polytunnel.


Ample supply of power points throughout. Full gas central heating system and UPVC double glazing. All floor coverings, curtain rails, poles and blinds are included in the sale. Offers will be accepted to include or exclude the contents. Retaining many original features Ravenshill House has many examples of beautiful cornicing and wooden doors and banisters. Commercial EPC available, rating is G


By negotiation


Please telephone sellers on (01576) 202882 or Braidwoods Solicitors on (01387) 257272.


North bound leaving the A74(M) motorway at junction 18 (signposted Lockerbie) or South bound leaving the A74(M) at junction 17 (also signposted Lockerbie). On leaving the motorway follow signs for B7076 leading on to A709 Dumfries and after crossing the bridge across the motorway Ravenshill House is on the right. From Lockerbie town centre turn west at the traffic lights on the A709 Dumfries.

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These particulars are believed to be correct but their accuracy is not guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract. All measurements are approximate and are generally taken from the widest points. No item of a mechanical or working nature (e.g. any central heating installation) has been tested by us and accordingly no guarantee is given and any potential purchaser should satisfy himself in that respect. Any photographs are for the purpose only of illustration and must not be interpreted as giving any indication of the extent of the property for sale or of what is included in the sale.


Braidwoods Room Picture
Entrance Hall
Lounge Bar
Dining Room
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 7
Bedroom 8
Vegetable garden & Drying Area
Floor Plans