Newly completed October 2021, Kirkdale Estate lodges offer a unique opportunity to own your own bespoke cedar holiday lodge on the spectacular Galloway Coastline. The lodges sit alongside a Site of Special Scientific Interest looking far out to sea …
Newly completed October 2021, Kirkdale Estate lodges offer a unique opportunity to own your own bespoke cedar holiday lodge on the spectacular Galloway Coastline. The lodges sit alongside a Site of Special Scientific Interest looking far out to sea over the Solway Coast and Wigtown Bay Nature reserve. The lodges are designed by Island Leisure. Island Leisure is one of the UK’s premier lodge manufacturer and built to BS3632 full residential specification. The footprint of the remaining lodges sits at 13.6m x 6.1m with a three bedroom or two bedroom with one study option and choice of finish to suit. Sample designs are available – each lodge is made to order. The first of eight luxury holiday lodges has been completed and is now available for sale. Each lodge purchase includes the security of a 30 year site licence.
Providing a high end bespoke three bedroom lodge with two bathrooms, utility room and stunning open plan kitchen/dining /living room. There is a king-size master bedroom plus two additional twin bedrooms (or one twin and a study). The master bedroom has an en-suite with walk in shower and the second bathroom has a bath with shower over. Practical utility room with additional sink, washer/dryer and storage space for coats. To the front of the lodge is a beautiful open kitchen/dining/living room – all with spectacular sea views over the stunning Solway Firth. Accessed from the sitting room, there is a 3m glass fronted balcony looking out to sea at the front of the lodge and two private parking spaces situated at the rear of the lodge.
**Fibre broadband can be connected to the property alongside gas and electricity. A high spec glass fronted log effect gas fire has been installed into the sitting-room. There will an option for an electric car trickle charging point.**
Situated on a beautiful secluded coastal site on a private Estate in the shadows of historic Carsluith Castle, Kirkdale Estate lodges will sit looking directly out to sea with uninterrupted views of the stunning Solway Firth and Wigtown Bay Nature Reserve.
The lodges are situated alongside a SSSI site (Site of Special Scientific Interest) with rare lichens and native woodlands on their doorstep. Hedgerows consist of hawthorn, blackthorn, holly, rosehips and other native species. SSSIs form a set of nationally important natural areas in the UK.
Each lodge will look straight out to sea with a terrace and glass fronted balcony offering unrivalled sea views, owners can enjoy listening to the waves and watching the stars at night.
From the Kirkdale Estate lodges you can directly access the private shoreline offering mile long beach walks along the beautiful coast providing an ever-changing outlook.
Galloway Forest Park is on your doorstep offering exceptional mountain biking, walking and stargazing opportunities. The Forest Park received Gold Tier Dark Sky Park Status from the International Dark Sky Association due to the exceptional quality of the night sky. The Wigtown Bay Nature reserve is the largest in Britain offering sea fishing and bird watching opportunities in addition to the wonderful sea views.
The Fleet Valley National Scenic Area is also on the doorstep. Situated around picturesque Gatehouse of Fleet the valley rises from the coast up to the Clints of Dromore and Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve offering spectacular walks for all abilities amongst stunning scenery. Enjoy remote walks around the beautiful Water of Fleet Viaduct where the Alfred Hitchcock "The 39 Steps" was filmed.
Kirkdale Estate Lodges are perfectly positioned to enjoy all the best of the region. Castle Douglas (Food Town), Kirkcudbright (Artist's Town) and Wigtown (Book Town) are all within only 20 - 30 minutes of the lodges. The small town of Gatehouse of Fleet and Creetown village are within 10 minutes - offering many facilities, shops, cafes, restaurants, hotels, doctors, library etc.
Tennis, golf, fishing, horse-riding and endless beautiful walking opportunities can all be found nearby. Golf courses range from the local 9 hole (10 minutes away) to the beautiful links at Glenluce or the championship course at Southerness. Clay shooting days and activities can be accommodated at the Forrest Estate too. Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken offering many water activities is only 30-40 minutes away.
Kirkdale Estate is a private coastal Estate, well positioned in south west Scotland with Glasgow and Edinburgh only 2 - 2.5 hours away.
Entrance/Utility. Kitchen/Dining/Living. Master Bedroom En Suite. Bedroom 2. Bathroom. Bedroom 3. Glass fronted balcony.
Garden space which includes parking for two cars. 3 metre decking area to front of the property with glass fronted balcony provides a stunning space to entertain friends and family or simply unwind with the spectacular outlook. The access road from the main road and to the rear of the lodges has been planted with birch, cherry & native woodland trees.
The Permissions for the development state that the lodges must not be the sole or main residence of the occupier. The lodges are not permitted for sub-letting but can be offered to friends & family.
£3,750 pa plus VAT at the prevailing rate. Fees include pitch fee, grounds maintenance, cutting and strimming of plot surrounds, maintenance of park infrastructure, water and drainage charges, gas and electrical infrastructure. Site insurance is included also.
Gas safety check, individual lodge insurance, rates where applicable (currently not applicable), refuse collection, fees (Kirkdale Estate will organise collections) and lodge utility bills.