4 bedroom detached house for saleAuchenstroan, Moniaive, Thornhill, Dumfries and Galloway, DG3
- A wonderful rural smallholding with fine views, one nestled in a secluded valley.
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Living Room. Utility Room. WC. Bathroom. 4/5 Bedrooms.
- Predominantly double glazed and benefits from an integrated oil and wood fired central heating & hot water system
- Well stocked garden and lawned areas. Summer House. Greenhouse.
- Workshop/Secure Store. Garage/Woodshed. Pond.
- Beautiful views of surrouding countryside. In all about 27 acres.
A wonderful rural smallholding nestled in the Craigdarroch Valley 4 miles from the village of Moniaive, 12 miles from Thornhill and 22 miles from Dumfries, with a bus route to both of these local centres, the village has a primary school, doctors surgery, garage, post office and a well stocked village shop. There are also two hotels, church, restaurant and a café. The village has a very active community and hosts a variety of community events throughout the year, including a Folk Festival, World Music Festival and Moniaive Gala, a community event held in the 3rd weekend in July every year. Thornhill has excellent schools, and a range of individual shops and cafes and services.
Dumfries is the principal town in the area, and provides a wider range of schools, shops, retail outlets, and other services including a hospital, the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, with a large Accident & Emergency department and specialist clinics. Also on the edge of Dumfries there is the beautifully laid out grounds of the Crichton Campus including University of Glasgow, University of South West Scotland, and Dumfries College all providing higher education and degree courses, as well as a hotel and church.
The South West of Scotland is renowned for its mild climate and long growing season which attracts gardeners from all over the country to this part of Scotland. The area also offers boundless sporting and outdoor activities including excellent salmon and sea trout fishing on many of the local rivers as well as trout fishing on the numerous lochs in the area. The championship courses of the West Coast such as Troon and Turnberry are within driving distance on the Ayrshire coast. Loch Ken is a well known centre for sailing and other water sports. There are numerous walks in the area, including The Galloway Forest Park which is known for its beauty and tranquillity. Nearby forest tracks lead into the Galloway hills offering spectacular views and an abundance of wildlife. Mountain biking is available at Drumlanrig Castle and in the nearby Forests of Ae, Mabie and Dalbeattie, part of the Seven Stanes range. The town of Castle Douglas is known as Scotland's Food Town and has many local individual shops. To the south-west of the region, the artists' Town of Kirkcudbright draws large numbers of visitors to the area throughout the year and has a wide range of galleries and exhibitions.
The mainline railway stations in both Dumfries and Lockerbie provide good links to the north and south whilst Ayr is about 36 miles to the northwest. Prestwick Airport 42 miles, with its links to the rest of the U.K. and mainland Europe. Also Glasgow 72 miles, and Edinburgh Airports 78 miles distance are also very accessible.
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