Manse Cottage

Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 8LU

Offers Over £225,000


  • Manse Cottage is a charming detached country cottage built around three hundred years ago, formerly two smaller back to back cottages which have been combined and extended in recent years to form one substantial property.

  • Accommodation on a single level comprises:

  • Entrance Vestibule. Breakfast Room. Sun Lounge. Kitchen. WC. Cloakroom. Porch. Bathroom. Dining Room. Two Bedrooms. Sitting Room.

  • 1 acre paddock. Garden with vegetable plot and orchard. Garage

  • In all around 1.5 acres.

Manse Cottage is a charming detached country cottage near Glasserton, with a 1 acre paddock and large well maintained garden including a vegetable plot and orchard. Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Sun Lounge, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, WC.

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Manse Cottage is a charming detached country cottage near Glasserton, with a 1 acre paddock and large well maintained garden including a vegetable plot and orchard. Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Sun Lounge, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom, WC.

Garage. Off road parking.
Manse Cottage is situated in the small hamlet of Glasserton, a civil parish on the Machars peninsula, 1.5 miles from Whithorn and less than 4 miles from the picturesque harbour village the Isle of Whithorn.

Whithorn, a Royal Burgh, is famous as the ‘Cradle of Christianity in Scotland’, being the place St Ninian arrived at in the AD390’s after studying in Rome, and built the first Christian church in Scotland. Whithorn is an attractive village with local amenities including grocers, café, pharmacy, primary school, veterinary surgery, doctors’ surgery and garage providing both repairs and fuel. Historic interest has increased in the village following the construction of an Iron Age roundhouse which portrays how people in Galloway lived in the fifth century BC.
Newton Stewart, around 19 miles north offers a wider range of shops and offices, including a leisure centre, secondary school and two supermarkets. Wigtown, Scotland’s Book Town, around 13 miles north, holds the annual Wigtown Book Festival, and is home to many bookshops and cafes, with the famous Bladnoch Distillery located just outside the town.
The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and for the diversity of sporting and recreational pursuits. It is because of this mild climate that the area is so appealing to gardeners and there are several gardens open to the public nearby, such as Logan Botanic Gardens, Castle Kennedy Gardens and Threave Gardens in Castle Douglas. The nearby Galloway Hills are popular for those who like to walk and cycle along some of the numerous designated cycle routes in the area, as well as the cycle routes of the Seven Stanes mountain bike tracks including the well known centre at Kirroughtree. In addition there are several sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking, as well as trout and salmon fishing on the River Bladnoch and the region’s numerous rivers and lochs. Water sports are available on the Solway coast and Wigtownshire has several equestrian centres and livery stables, ideal for horse enthusiasts. Golf is very popular in the area, St Medan Golf near Monreith is Club is just over five miles away, other nearby Clubs include Bladnoch in Wigtown, Wigtownshire Golf Club near Glenluce and Newton Stewart Golf Club, the famous Turnberry course is just over 54 miles from Manse Cottage, on the Ayrshire coast.
Communications to the area are very good with the A75 trunk road providing quick access from the south via the M6, A74 and M74. Ferry links to Northern Ireland run from Cairnryan, which is approximately 34 miles from the property. The international airports of Prestwick and Glasgow are approximately 70 miles and 103 miles from the property respectively. There is a good bus service in the area and trains operate from stations in Stranraer, Dumfries and Lockerbie.