Craigroan is an atrractive property situated in the very popular residential area of the extremely desirable village of Rockcliffe. The Sun Room to the front of the property provides the perfect spot to take in the views over Rockcliffe, the ...
Craigroan is an atrractive property situated in the very popular residential area of the extremely desirable village of Rockcliffe. The Sun Room to the front of the property provides the perfect spot to take in the views over Rockcliffe, the coast, Hestan Island and beyond. The property has a New England style, which perfectly complements its coastal location. The property benefits from oil fired central heating and double glazing throughout and is currently used as holiday accommodation.
The village of Rockcliffe, which boasts a quaint tearoom/gallery, as well as a sheltered beach, with beautiful views over the Solway Coast to Cumbria. From the beach Rough Island bird sanctuary can be reached on foot at low tide via a causeway. Nearby Kippford (only a few miles by road and can also be reached from Rockcliffe by a coastal walk) has a marina, safe moorings, and a sailing club. Colvend village has a village shop, post office and primary school, whilst there is a broader range of shops, schools and services in both Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas.
The area offers wonderful sporting and recreational opportunities and is well known for its mild climate and long growing season. There are numerous lochs and rivers locally providing entertaining fishing as well as salmon and sea trout fishing on some of Dumfriesshires larger rivers such as the Nith and Annan. Colvend golf course is situated nearby whilst the championship course of Southerness is only eight miles to the east. There is also a local 9 hole par 3 golf course at Craigieknowes, useful for improving the short game, or just starting out. The area is also perfect for cycling along the quiet country roads as well as mountain biking in the nearby forest parks forming part of the nationally renowned Seven Stanes routes. It is also an idyllic location for walkers with numerous coastal walks, and hill walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and Forest.
Communications to the area are very good. There are railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie and the M74 motorway network can be reached in about 45 minutes by road. There are regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and continental Europe from Prestwick Airport, which is a 69 mile drive north, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow are 118 miles and 104 miles respectively.