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Maughold sits in an elevated position beside Low Killantrae Farm. The property has stunning views over surrounding farmland, Luce Bay and on a clear day the Mull of Galloway peninsula and The Isle of Man can be seen in the ...
Maughold sits in an elevated position beside Low Killantrae Farm. The property has stunning views over surrounding farmland, Luce Bay and on a clear day the Mull of Galloway peninsula and The Isle of Man can be seen in the distance. Maughold is a substantial three bedroom bungalow, which has been extended in recent years. The addition of a Conservatory has created the perfect place to admire the view and watch the sun set. Maughold sits under a tiled roof, is heated by oil fired central heating with additional underfloor heating in both the Conservatory and Bathroom. The property is double glazed throughout. The oil fired Aga in the kitchen provides a continuous supply of hot water. The Annexe is currently being used as an office, but with the separate Shower Room and central heating the annexe could provide secondary accommodation for extended family or visitors. The byre provides outside storage space, it was previously used to house livestock and many of the original features are still there.
Maughold is approximately one mile west of the harbour village of Port William near Newton Stewart in the South West of Scotland.
Port William has its own primary school, shops, restaurant, hotel, hairdressers, doctors surgery and a library within the village hall. There is a great community spirit in the village and a carnival week is held annually, with lots of fun and games. The community spirit is extended with the local volunteers who man the Port William Inshore Rescue Boat, funded by the community and a vital asset in a fishing village and popular holiday destination.
Newton Stewart is a market town with a good range of shops, supermarkets, primary and secondary schools, library, museum, churches, banks, post office, hotels, tea-rooms, cinema, leisure centre, bowling green, health centre and a cottage 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 recreational and sporting pursuits. There are several fine gardens open to the public such as Logan Botanic Gardens, Glenwhan and Castle Kennedy. Nearby Wigtown is Scotlands Book Town and hosts the annual Book Festival. Sporting opportunities include trout and salmon fishing, shooting and stalking. There are many beautiful stretches of coastline and beaches including Monreith, Mossyard and Sandgreen, while hill walking and cycling are popular activities.
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 Britains first Dark Sky Park, and provides astronomers with phenomenal views of the stars and now has a newly opened Observatory. For golf enthusiasts St Medan Golf club is in nearby Monreith, there are several courses within a short driving distance, and the Championship course at Southerness on the picturesque Solway Coast
Port William is located about 88 miles from the M74 motorway network by road and 97 miles from Glasgow, 100 miles from Carlisle and 120 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.