Shawhill House & Cottage
COASTAL - Shawhill is a charming traditional farmhouse with grounds extending to approximately 1.5 acres (0.55 ha). Situated in a stunning elevated coastal position with breath-taking views over the Solway Firth towards the Cumbrian coastline and the Isle of Man. Located in a rural position, the house is approximately 1.5 miles from the village of Dundrennan, 7 miles from the Artists' Town of Kirkcudbright and 12 miles from the market town of Castle Douglas which is renowned for its niche retailing, drawing visitors from afar.
Dundrennan is a quiet unspoiled village set in magnificent rolling countryside within easy reach of the sea. The village has many historical associations and is reputed to be the last place in Scotland visited by Mary Queen of Scots before her flight to England from nearby Port Mary. The ruins of Dundrennan Abbey are an acknowledged tourist attraction. The village has a delightful coffee shop/light bites with B & B accommodation, and is on a bus route.
Kirkcudbright, the former county town, is situated on the banks of the River Dee and is an attractive harbour town close to the Solway Coast. Kirkcudbright offers a wide-range of shops and benefits from many other local amenities including primary and secondary schools, health centre, Cottage Hospital, library, churches and swimming pool.
In the heart of Galloway there is an opportunity to pursue a wide-range of outdoor activities including golf, fishing, hillwalking, cycling, sailing, shooting and stalking.