Prospect House is built of whinstone with granite quoins and window surrounds forming a very gracious townhouse. The Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Boot Room and W.C. Cloakroom have been tiled with striking black and white chequerboard Italian floor tiles which …
Prospect House is built of whinstone with granite quoins and window surrounds forming a very gracious townhouse. The Entrance Vestibule, Hall, Boot Room and W.C. Cloakroom have been tiled with striking black and white chequerboard Italian floor tiles which brighten up the main downstairs walkway. The ground floor and first floor rooms predominantly have wood panelling around the windows, high ceilings and cornicing. The windows are double glazed wooden sash and case units with the addition of two elegant arched windows. The property is heated by mains gas central heating powered by a Greenstar Highflow 440 condensing boiler. Prospect House also has a courtyard, front and rear garden and a good range of outbuildings including a garage, garden room, tack room and studio on a mezzanine level which would be ideal for and artist or a hobby requiring both space and light. A stone wall, wooden fence and beech hedge surround the property ensuring privacy from all sides. Prospect House sits side on to Corvisel Road and looks out on to the front and back gardens, not directly onto the street adding to the privacy.
The property is situated in a quiet residential street of similar property, within walking distance of the town centre of Newton Stewart. Newton Stewart has a good range of shops, primary and secondary schools, library, museum, churches, banks, post office, hotels, tea-rooms, cinema, leisure centre, bowling green, health centre and a local hospital with a minor injuries unit. It is known as the gateway to the Galloway Hills.
The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and for the diversity of the sporting and recreational pursuits. It is because of this mild climate that the area is so attractive to gardeners and there are several gardens open to the public nearby, such as Logan Botanic Gardens, Threave Gardens, and Castle Kennedy Gardens. The nearby Galloway Hills are popular for those who like to walk and cycle along some of the numerous designated cycle routes in the area, as well as the cycle routes of the Seven Stanes mountain bike tracks including the well known centre at Kirroughtree. In addition there are several sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking as well as trout and salmon fishing on the River Bladnoch as well as in the regions numerous rivers and lochs. Water sports are available on the Solway coast and for golf enthusiasts there are several courses within a short drive of the property. Wigtown, Scotlands Book Town, is a short drive away and as well as the renowned annual Book Festival, it offers a regular programme of literary and cultural events. The area is also well known to artists and offers scope for work in all mediums. About 30 minutes away is the town of Kirkcudbright which is known as the Artists Town, due to its connection to the Glasgow Boys, attracting visitors to its various exhibitions throughout the year.
Newton Stewart is located about 71 miles from the M74 motorway network by road and 80 miles from Glasgow, 85 miles from Carlisle and 125 miles from Edinburgh. There are railway stations at Barrhill, Stranraer, Dumfries and Lockerbie and the nearest airport is Prestwick. Regular bus services stop in Newton Stewart including coaches to Ireland and London. Ferry services to Northern Ireland can be found at the port of Cairnryan, 27 miles away.