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Low Drumfad House, Whauphill, Newton Stewart, DG8

Guide Price £620,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A striking contemporary villa and 2 traditional holiday cottages
  • In a peaceful but accessible rural location.
  • 6 Bed House, stunning cathedral style windows. Sitting Room. Open Plan Kitchen & Dining. Office/Gym.
  • Large Garden. Private Parking
  • Ideal for holiday letting business:
  • Cottage with 2 Beds. Barn with 2 En-Suite Beds.
  • Outbuilding and additional land may be available separately.

Full description

Low Drumfad is a contemporary recently built villa, with a traditional cottage and barn which have been converted to holiday accommodation. The fully modernised cottage and barn are currently run as a very successful holiday letting business. With a ground source heat pump providing energy for the underfloor heating in the house and cottages, and solar panels heating the water, Drumfad is a comfortable and highly efficient home. Dramatic cathedral style windows anchor the style of the house, and fill both storeys with light. With six bedrooms and excellent ancillary accommodation, Low Drumfad makes a superb family home, with the added advantage of business potential.

Locally both Wigtown (known as Scotland's Book Town), and Port William both offer a range of services, primary schools, shops, book shops, cafes, small hotels, hairdressers, library and doctor's surgery - whilst a broader range of services can be found in Newton Stewart. Newton Stewart, has a good range of individual shops as well as supermarkets Aldi and Sainsbury. There are primary and secondary schools, hotels, tea-rooms, cinema, The Merrick Leisure Centre, bowling green, health centre and a small hospital with a minor injuries unit. There is a larger range of facilities in Stranraer, including a railway station, a marina, and harbour. The area is steeped in history, folklore, and stunning scenery. Wigtown is host to an annual and extremely popular event, a week long book festival every September/October with a variety of authors in attendance.

The M74 motorway network is about 94 miles away, whilst Prestwick airport with its regular flights to Europe is about 67 miles, and Glasgow Airport 100 miles. There are regular daily ferry services from Cairnryan 27 miles away to Ireland.

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 Glenwhan Gardens, Logan Botanic Gardens, and Castle Kennedy Gardens. Newton Stewart is known as the gateway to the Galloway Hills which are popular for those who like to walk, as well as the annual walking festival based in Newton Stewart in the month of May covering 28 walks in 7 days. There are cycling opportunities 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. The Galloway Forest Park has been awarded Dark Skies status, the only such location outside of the USA, where visitors can marvel at the breathtaking clarity of the night skies. In addition there are several sporting opportunities such as shooting and stalking as well as trout and salmon fishing in the region's numerous rivers and lochs. There are many beautiful stretches of coastline and beaches including Auchenmalg and Monreith near Port William, Mossyard and Sandgreen near Gatehouse of Fleet. For golf enthusiasts there is an 18 hole courses at both Newton Stewart with spectacular views, and a superb 18 hole course at Stranraer designed by 5 times Open champion James Braid.

Dumfries and Galloway was voted holiday destination of the year 2015/16 by BBC Countryfile Magazine. Readers listed tranquil forests, astonishing wildlife and wonderful beaches, lochs and streams as some of the attributes which attract people to this area.

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Added on Rightmove:
03 March 2016

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