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An attractive detached cottage in the heart of Castle Douglas offering; Three Double Bedrooms. Open plan Living/Dining. Conservatory. Kitchen. Shower Room and Bathroom. With private garden to rear. Garage and off road parking within easy access of all local ...
An attractive detached cottage in the heart of Castle Douglas offering; Three Double Bedrooms. Open plan Living/Dining. Conservatory. Kitchen. Shower Room and Bathroom. With private garden to rear. Garage and off road parking within easy access of all local amenities.The property further benefits from being double glazed throughout, gas central heating and hard wired smoke alarms/heat detectors. The current owners have ensured the property has been well maintained throughout their time at Dowanhill Cottage. The property was used previously as a Holiday Let. Internal view of Dowanhill Cottage is recommended to appreciate the finish of this property.
The market town of Castle Douglas is known as Scotlands Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods, and services. There are both primary and secondary schools in the town along with supermarkets, cottage hospital, health services, veterinary services and a park by Carlingwark Loch. The nearby harbour town of Kirkcudbright is also known as Scotlands Artists Town, and similarly to Castle Douglas is very popular with tourists, particularly in the summer months with a varying range of festivities and events. The Fullarton Theatre, which hosts films and events, is within walking distance of the property.
Dumfries is the principal town in the area, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets, bus and rail services, cinema and the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. The Crichton Campus is home to the Dumfries campuses of both Glasgow University and the University of the West of Scotland.
The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits, and is a popular tourist destination. Threave Estate is conveniently located on the edge of town, and features impressive gardens, a visitor centre with restaurant, variety of walks and a Nature Reserve. There is good hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling along some of the designated cycle routes as well the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes. There are other sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the regions numerous lochs and rivers. For golf enthusiasts there is the nearby championship course at Southerness, and there are several other courses nearby including Castle Douglas and Kirkcudbright. The Solway coast has a variety of beaches and is also popular with sailors, with both Kippford and Kirkcudbright having safe moorings.
Communications to the area are very good. There are main line railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie, providing excellent links to both the north and south, London can be reached by train in around 3.5/4 hours. The M74 motorway network is 43 miles distant, and there are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport 56 miles and both Glasgow and Edinburgh international airports 89 miles and 99 miles respectively.