15 Bank StreetBank Street, Wigtown, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 9HR
Offers Over £100,000
- A charming and deceptively spacious 2 bedroom terraced home in Scotland’s National Book Town, with garden and views over Wigtown Bay.
- Recently renovated throughout. Category 'C' Listed
- Popular and convenient village setting.
- Enclosed cottage garden with patio and shed
- POST CODE: DG8 9HR
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SITUATION15 Bank Street, a category 'C' Listed building, is a compact quaint terraced property nestled in towards the end of Bank Street, in Scotland’s National Book Town, Wigtown. Wigtown, is a very popular town especially in late September, when it hosts an annual book festival. The town becomes a hub of activity as people come to listen to authors, visit the many bookshops, eat in the cafés and wander through the ‘Kist’ with stalls displaying work made by local artists and craftspeople. Wigtown has a primary school, church and chapel, post office, supermarket, a number smaller shops and cafés as well as Scotland southernmost distillery in nearby Bladnoch. Newton Stewart is the nearest town, a market town on the River Cree known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills. Newton Stewart has a number of primary schools, the Douglas Ewart High School, a museum, leisure centre, three supermarkets, a post office which offers all postal and banking services, a cinema, and a wide range of shops, offices, businesses, hotels, restaurants and a modern distillery. The area is well known for outdoor pursuits, sports and wildlife. Kirroughtree Visitor Centre is situated approximately 4 miles from Newton Stewart and is part of the Seven Stanes range of mountain biking trails. The Galloway Forest Park offers superb walking opportunities and is home to Britain’s first Dark Sky Park, where phenomenal views of the night sky can be enjoyed. Fishing, shooting, golf and equestrian facilities are all readily available throughout the area. There are a number of local nature reserves perfect for watching local wildlife and birds including the RSPB Crook of Baldoon and Wood of Cree. Beaches too are popular with wild swimmers, especially at Garlieston and St Medan’s. Trains to Ayr and Glasgow are available at Stranraer, about 26 miles from Wigtown, and ferries to Northern Ireland sail from nearby Cairnryan. Trains also run from the regional centre of Dumfries, 54 miles to the east. Domestic and international flights are available at Prestwick Airport, 54 miles north, and Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports, 87 and 116 miles respectively. Motorway links and trains are available at Lockerbie, 67 miles east, and Kilmarnock, 63 miles north.DESCRIPTION 15 Bank Street is compact yet it has everything you need to enjoy living or holidaying in Wigtown. This quaint property has French doors opening to the garden allowing sunshine to stream in all year round, and an open fire in the sitting room ensuring cosy evenings throughout the cooler months.The front door opens directly in to a staircase hallway with door opening to the sitting room. The recently refurbished sitting room has a traditional open fireplace, overlooks Bank Street, and has a sizeable under stair cupboard providing useful storage space including hanging space for outdoor clothing. The shower room adjacent, also recently refurbished, has an electric Bristan shower. A small store room is located opposite the shower room, housing the Heatrae Sadia Amptec 9KW electric Flow boiler for the new electric central heating system. There is also sufficient space and plumbing for a washing machine/tumble dryer.The charming double aspect kitchen is filled with natural light and French doors open out to the garden behind, creating an attractive sociable space for entertaining family and friends. The kitchen provides ample space for a dining table and chairs in addition.On the first floor both bedrooms are filled with natural light, Bedroom 1 has a Velux window overlooking Bank Street, and Bedroom 2 has a dormer window with views over the garden extending to Wigtown Bay and the Lake District on a clear day. This charming property is deceptively spacious and works well as a residential home in Wigtown, but equally an ideal holiday let, or base within Wigtown for visiting during events or when in the area enjoying local activities and walks in our stunning surrounding countryside. ACCOMMODATION Ground Floor: Sitting Room, Shower Room, Kitchen First Floor: Bedroom 1 & Bedroom 2GARDEN Wooden steps from the French doors lead in to the enclosed garden, which provides a peaceful space ideal for relaxing. The garden enjoys a southerly aspect and is planted with perennial flowers and bulbs in a naturalistic style. A small path leads to a secluded patio and a stone shed, recently fitted with a new corrugated roof, perfect storage for bikes and the bbq. Garden Shed (3.8 x 1.86)Brick built with corrugated roofing. DIRECTIONS From the town centre you will see the stunning County Buildings, Bank Street is to the left of this building on the clock tower side, and 15 Bank Street is the second last terraced property on the right hand side. POST CODE DG8 9HR WHAT3WORDSTo find this property location to within 3 metres, download and use What3Words and enter the following 3 words: sketching.beeline.riddle