High Lodge is an attractive architect designed bungalow sitting at the top of a long private road and driveway, which leads from the original entrance gates for the former Barholm House. The house has spacious accommodation and wonderful extensive garden …
High Lodge is an attractive architect designed bungalow sitting at the top of a long private road and driveway, which leads from the original entrance gates for the former Barholm House. The house has spacious accommodation and wonderful extensive garden ground with a large managed woodland area. The property would lend itself to a number of possibilities and could represent a chance for a complete lifestyle change or a fabulous holiday retreat. There is plenty of scope for working from home, creating further areas of interest in the garden, or a nursery. There are already two greenhouses and a large workshop, but there is plenty of room for erecting poly-tunnels and further glasshouses etc.
The privacy of the property is superb, and yet the village is walkable, and one can be in Newton Stewart with its broader amenities in ten minutes.
Creetown has a thriving community with a village shop/outreach Post Office, family butchers, primary school, health centre and dispensary, hotel, bowling club, tennis club, football club and sits just off the A75. A broader range of shops, supermarkets, schools and services is available in Newton Stewart and Castle Douglas.
The South West of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and for the diversity of the sporting and recreational pursuits. It is because of this mild climate that the area is so attractive to gardeners and there are several gardens open to the public nearby, such as Logan Botanic Gardens, Threave Gardens and Castle Kennedy Gardens. The house is conveniently situated for walking in the nearby Galloway Hills and cycling 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 in the regions numerous rivers and lochs. Water sports are available on the Solway coast and for golf enthusiasts there are several courses within a short drive of Creetown. The area is also well known to artists and offers scope for work in all mediums. The artists town of Kirkcudbright attracts a large number of visitors throughout the year to its numerous galleries and shops.
High Lodge is approximately one and a half hours from the M74 motorway network by road and there are railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie. Prestwick Airport with its regular flights to other parts of the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe is about 61miles distant. Regular National Express bus services run to Ireland and London, and pass through Creetown daily.