4 bedroom detached house for saleCraigton House, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, DG7
- Striking detached country house within its own land.
- Far reaching views over the countryside towards Castle Douglas.
- Spacious ideal family accommodation.
- 3 reception Rooms. 5 large Bedrooms. Additonal Room. (separate staircase access).
- Garden. Dog Kennels. 2 acre Paddock.
- In all 4.5 acres
Craigton House is a commanding detached country house, with far reaching views over farmland and to the North West. The house has a distinct Arts & Crafts design and feel and with the appropriate refurbishment will make an excellent and comfortable family home. In addition to the one acre or so of garden and woodland, there is a 2 acre paddock and area of mature woodland adjacent the house.
The property is located about 2.5 miles from Castle Douglas, the house has outstanding views over the surrounding rich farmland to the Galloway Hills and the town of Castle Douglas in the distance. Primary schools are available in Gelston, Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, with secondary schools being in Castle Douglas, Dalbeattie and Dumfries. Castle Douglas, which is known as Scotland's Food Town and has many local individual shops and businesses providing a varied selection of gifts, foods and services, supermarkets, health services, veterinary services, golf course and a thriving livestock market.
The regional capital of Dumfries has a broader range of high street shops, supermarkets and services, as well as a major hospital, and the Crichton Campus, which is home to the southern campuses of both the University of Glasgow and the University of the West of Scotland.
The south west of Scotland is well known for its mild climate, attractive unspoilt countryside and for the diversity of its sporting and recreational pursuits. As well as walking in the nearby Galloway hills and sailing and sea angling on the Solway, the area's rivers and lochs provide good opportunities for both salmon, sea trout and trout fishing. There are several golf courses within a short drive and the area offers numerous opportunities for cycling along the quiet country roads as well as the more arduous mountain bike centres of the Seven Stanes, which include the nearby routes at Dalbeattie, Kirrroughtree and Mabie. Loch Ken is renowned for its water pursuits, water skiing, sailing, fishing and many others, and The Galloway Activity Centre based on the Loch offers a variety of courses.
The communications to the area are good, with regular flights to London and mainland Europe from Prestwick 57 miles north, and also Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports 90 and 95 miles respectively. There is a main line railway stations in Dumfries and Lockerbie. The M74 motorway network is accessible at Gretna.
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