Barholm House is a stunning property of whinstone construction and granite quoins end lintels. A gravel driveway leads to this grand property, with well-maintained garden and grounds. The Entrance Vestibule opens to a spacious hallway, with the Sitting Room …
Barholm House is a stunning property of whinstone construction and granite quoins end lintels. A gravel driveway leads to this grand property, with well-maintained garden and grounds. The Entrance Vestibule opens to a spacious hallway, with the Sitting Room immediately on your right. A warm open fire welcomes you in to the room, and the large bay window looks directly on to the paddock. The additional reception rooms, including a Study, Dining Room, Conservatory and Breakfast Room, create an abundance of space for visiting family and friends. All five double Bedrooms offer views of the area, and Bedroom Five, benefits from en-suite Shower Room.
The Kitchen opens to a Pantry and Utility Room, and French doors open directly to the garden. A solid granite worktop covers the floor units and island providing a sleek and hardwearing finish to the modern fitted units in this spacious and practical room.
The floored loft creates extra storage space, and with addition of two Velux windows, this bright open space could be used as work space or Studio. The property sits under a slate roof, except for the Utility Room and Boiler Room, which have a felt roof, and the Conservatory, which has a polycarbonate roof. The Boiler Room houses a Worcester boiler for the oil fired central heating, and provides dry storage for coal and firewood for the open fires.
As you arrive at Barholm House the vibrant red colour of the acer trees catch your eye immediately. A rockery along the drive, and a border are host to a number of small shrubs and larger trees, including eucalyptus and twisted willow. A newly created pond area and water feature add interest in the front Garden, and the Garden behind the property has a patio area for relaxing, lawn, planters and a pathway. There are also a number of raised beds, lawn, a garden shed and greenhouse in the Garden next to the Garage and parking area.
The land is divided in to three paddocks, all well fenced and a field shelter is currently in situ providing temporary accommodation during colder weather. The land is suitable for livestock/equestrian use however there is a restriction as to where a small stable or animal shed could be erected.
Barholm House sits in approximately 4.35 acres and has beautiful views across the rolling countryside, around half a mile from the small seaside town of Creetown, incorporating both coast and country. Sunsets on the Solway Firth are spectacular and during daylight hours sheep can be seen grazing in and around the mud flats when the tide is out.
Creetown has a village shop/outreach Post Office, Family Butchers, Primary school and Hotel, and Cairnsmore Health Centre and Dispensary, and sits adjacent to the A75. With a broader range of shops, schools and services in Newton Stewart (6.3 miles distant) and Castle Douglas (26 miles distant). Scotland’s Book Town Wigtown, approximately 12 miles from Barholm House, which has several bookshops of note, an annual book festival which attracts numerous visitors and authors, and various coffee shops and tearooms. The area is also well known to artists and offers scope for work in all mediums.
Barholm House is approximately one hour 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 58 miles distant, and Glasgow International Airport is about 90 miles distant. A regular National Express Bus Service running to Ireland and London passes through nearby Creetown daily.