Rowallan House is a resplendent Victorian Villa which is currently being utilised as a small business and being run as a very successful four star guest house and restaurant. As such, Rowallan House could easily be reverted to its …
Rowallan House is a resplendent Victorian Villa which is currently being utilised as a small business and being run as a very successful four star guest house and restaurant. As such, Rowallan House could easily be reverted to its former glory as a residential home or continue to be run as a guest house.
As one of the earliest properties to be constructed in Newton Stewart the property has retained many of its original features including ornate cornicing, picture rails, ceiling roses, dado rails, stained glass window and fully working wooden shutters. To the stair case leading to the first floor there are decorative balusters and balustrade. The first floor offers six bedrooms with en-suites, all being renovated and decorated to a high standard. In addition to the main guest areas and bedrooms the property offers separate private living quarters which comprise of a living room and large conservatory with direct access to the gardens. Then a further bedroom, again with private en-suite bathroom which is accessed via a private staircase.
The lounge bar offers a comfortable and inviting room to relax in by the open fire while the light and bright dining room offers a delightfully space with views out to the gardens.
Rowallan House is set within a secluded setting yet conveniently located close to the centre of Newton Stewart.
Newton Stewart was founded in the mid-17th century by William Stewart, the youngest son of the second Earl of Galloway and developed to become a market town. The town is situated on the banks of the River Cree and known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills. Newton Stewart offers a wide range of shops and offices, three primary schools, three supermarkets, health centre and a community cinema as well as the secondary school and leisure centre. While the adjoining town of Minnigaff is home to an 18 hole golf course and club house.
Wigtown, Scotland’s Book Town, which is approximately 7.8 miles from the property, holds an annual Book Festival and is home to many bookshops and cafes. The famous Bladnoch Distillery is located just outside the town.
The communications to the area are good, with regular flights to London and mainland Europe from Prestwick 46 miles north, and also Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports 80 and 113 miles respectively. There is a main line railway stations in Stranraer, Dumfries and Lockerbie. The M74 motorway network is accessible at Gretna.