Meoul Croft House
Meoul Croft House is an impressive traditionally built property within 8.5 acres of land, situated in a quiet rural location with commanding views over the surrounding countryside. The land, including a pond, sits to the south and east of the property and is let out on an annual basis to a neighbouring farm. Meoul Croft and the Pole Barn provide excellent outside storage space.
The first floor Store Room is currently being used for business purposes, however plumbing is in place to convert the space in to en-suite Bedrooms, or Bedrooms and a Bathroom.
Meoul Croft House sits under a slate roof, has oil fired central heating powered by a Worcester Bosch oil boiler, quadruple glazing on the south and west side and double glazing in the remaining windows. A private road leads to Meould Croft House and there is access to the land through a wooden gate.
Portpatrick, a popular seaside village, sits on the coast of the Rhins of Galloway peninsula, a predominantly rural area in south west Scotland. There are hotels, restaurants, including a seafood restaurant, along the sea front and in the summer you will find people dining al fresco as they admire the view. Portpatrick RNLI Lifeboat is launched from the harbour and can be seen going out to sea for both rescues and training days.
The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. There are good walking opportunities in the area. From Portpatrick you can take a short walk up to Dunskey Castle, a 16th century ruin, set around a small bay with cliffs forming the backdrop, or for the more adventurous hill walkers you can walk the Southern Upland Way, which starts in Portpatrick. The Galloway Hills, part of the Southern Uplands of Scotland are perfect for both walking and cycling. There are designated cycle routes throughout the region, including the Seven Stanes mountain bike routes in the Forestry Commission run forests including Kirroughtree, around 30 miles east. The Galloway Forest Park is known for its beauty and tranquillity, being the centre of the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere, and designated Britain's First Dark Sky Park, which affords astronomers phenomenal views of the stars. There are numerous sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the region's numerous lochs and rivers. Golf is very popular in the area, Portpatrick has a small putting green in the village, and for keen golfers Dunskey Golf Club is just a short stroll from the village. Due to the mild climate this course is playable all year round. Other local clubs nearby include, Creachmore near Leswalt, St Medan's in Monreith, Wigtownshire County Golf Club in Glenluce and the famous Turnberry course is only 43 miles away.
Stranraer has a wide range of amenities including shops, large supermarkets, hotels, restaurants, plus a rail link to Ayr and destinations beyond. Stranraer also has primary schools and a large secondary school, Stranraer Academy. There are various leisure facilities, including the Ryan Centre, as well as a boating marina and harbour. The Marina in Stranraer is part of a regeneration project which will improve the waterfront area of the town for future generations.
Communications to the area are very good. Portpatrick is served by regular buses to Stranraer and there are main line railway stations in Stranraer, Dumfries and Lockerbie providing excellent links to both the north and south. Ferry services to Northern Ireland are available at Cairnryan, just north of Stranraer. There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and Continental Europe from Prestwick Airport, which is about 66 miles North. Meoul Croft House is approximately 98 miles from Glasgow Airport and approximately 132 miles from Edinburgh Airport.