The original farmhouse, thought to have been constructed in the 1750s, since extended in 2008, provides a stunning detached family home in a peaceful rural setting. Sitting within extensive and varied garden grounds. As you walk around the property and …
The original farmhouse, thought to have been constructed in the 1750s, since extended in 2008, provides a stunning detached family home in a peaceful rural setting. Sitting within extensive and varied garden grounds. As you walk around the property and from within, you can enjoy far reaching views of the rolling countryside beyond.
The harbour town of Kirkcudbright, also known as Scotland's Artists Town, is very popular with tourists, particularly in the summer months with a variety of music, art and historical festivities and events available. The town provides a range of services including: two small supermarkets and individual specialist shops, parish church, library, doctor's surgery, optician, a cottage hospital, two veterinary practices, swimming pool, tennis court, bowling green, as well as a primary with integral nursery situated adjacent to the Academy. The harbour is a main feature in the centre of the town, and there are delightful river sidewalks as well as a renowned "blue-flag" marina providing excellent sailing facilities. The nearby market town of Castle Douglas also has a good selection of shops, and other services, and is designated Scotland's Food Town. The regional capital of Dumfries, about 35 minutes' drive has a broader range of shops, retail outlets and services including: the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, cinema, and the Crichton Campus providing further education and degree courses.
The Southwest of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and abundance and diversity of its recreational and sporting pursuits, such as horse riding, shooting, stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the region's numerous rivers and lochs. A wide variety of beaches, coastal paths and beautiful walks are within easy reach of the property. There are water sports and sailing on nearby Loch Ken as well as on the Solway, along with excellent hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the numerous cycle routes, as well as a nationally renowned network of mountain biking routes in the hills and forest parks making up the Seven Stanes centres. The Galloway Forest Park well known for its beauty and tranquillity is also recognised as Britain's First Dark Sky Park, and provides astronomers phenomenal views of the stars with a newly opened Observatory. For golf enthusiasts there is an 18 hole course in the town as well as several courses within a short driving distance, and the Championship course at Southerness in the picturesque Solway Coast.