8 Newton Stewart Road is a delightful surprisingly spacious semi detached property, with light flowing from the front door through to the conservatory at the rear. The property has been recently refurbished to a very high standard and benefits from …
8 Newton Stewart Road is a delightful surprisingly spacious semi detached property, with light flowing from the front door through to the conservatory at the rear. The property has been recently refurbished to a very high standard and benefits from a new modern kitchen, new bathroom and fresh carpets throughout. There is also oil fired central heating, with a new Grant Vortex External Combi 21 boiler having been installed beside the Conservatory, which also heats the hot water. Double glazed throughout and sitting under a slate roof this property would be ideal for a first time buyer, couple or family. Alternatively an income could be generated from letting this property out providing all regulations have been met. A garden shed and small lawn are located adjacent to the property next door and can be accessed through wooden gates at the rear of the property. They can also be accessed from the driveway shared in common with the neighbouring proprietor of 6 Newton Stewart Road.
Kirkcowan is a thriving rural village with a range of amenities including a primary school, park, village hall, doctor’s surgery, church, hotel, bowling club, shop and Post Office. The village has a wonderful sense of community; it has its own website and newsletter keeping residents up to date with news and information about events, activities, clubs and businesses within the community.
The nearby market town of Newton Stewart provides a more extensive range of services including secondary schooling, leisure and sporting facilities, banks, supermarkets, a variety of shops and professional services you would expect to find in a major market town.
The small town of Wigtown is just over eight miles east of Kirkcowan, Wigtown is well known as ‘Scotland’s Book Town’ and hosts an annual internationally renowned ten day Book Festival each September. The town is a hub of activity for the duration of this literary event, with guest speakers from all over Britain invited to host talks, and many of the events are sold out weeks in advance. Wigtown has many bookshops, shops and cafés and a nature reserve and hosts an agricultural show annually in early August.
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 10 miles north east of Kirkcowan. 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, there are local clubs nearby, St Medan’s in Monreith and Wigtownshire County Golf Club in Glenluce, other local clubs include Creachmore near Leswalt and the famous Turnberry course is only 41 miles away.
Communications to the area are very good with the A75 trunk road providing quick access from the south via the M6, A74 and M74. The ferry links to Northern Ireland run from Cairnryan, which is approximately 22 miles from the property. The international airports of Prestwick and Glasgow are approximately 56 miles and 89 miles from the property respectively. Kirkcowan is served with regular buses and there is a bus stop in Newton Stewart Road. Trains operate from stations in Stranraer, Dumfries and Lockerbie.