Period cottage with wonderful views of Merrick mountain and open countryside. This well-presented stone built property, has been refurbished but still retains many original features and charm, offering cosy country living with 21st century comfort. Nested in a peaceful private position, within walking distance of all local amenities.
Located overlooking the beautiful countryside, on the outskirts of the picturesque village of Kirkcowan with its friendly country pub. Within easy reach of the historic marketing towns of Newton Stewart, Gate House of Fleet and Kirkcudbright (popularly known as the Artist town), with their excellent festivals, leisure and shopping facilities. The immediate area is a paradise for walkers, hikers, cyclists and mountain bikers with numerous glens, country trails, nature reserves, forestry tracks and costal paths including the wonderful Wigtown Bay, Luce Bay, Solway Firth coast line and the splendid Galloway National Park to explore. Glentrool is close by and offers forest walks, from the view point at Bruce's Stone you get magnificent views down the Loch which is also home to an RSPB bird reserve. The 7stanes series of mountain bike trails are on the doorstep, described as 'global superstar' of tracks graded from easy to severe. Loch Ken offers a huge choice of watersports and the longest zip wire in Europe as well as a human slingshot can be found at a outdoor activity centre which is a short drive away. The Cocoabean Factory, at Twynholm is a great day out for younger children there are chocolate workshops and excellent indoor and outdoor play parks to enjoy! On a rainy day why not visit the Gin Distillery in nearby Newton Stewart or a whiskey distillery a which is a short drive away, where you can book a tour and test your taste buds, enjoy a few drinks while looking out at the beautiful hillside.
when you walk into the cottage you will find the lounge which has lovely views across the open countryside, cosy log burner and a smart TV a great space to catch up and relax after a day exploring the beautiful surrounding area. From the lounge you will enter the kitchen which has a lovely stone feature wall, electric oven and hob, microwave and fridge/freezer, there is also a utility room with washer/dryer. Along the hallway you will find the bathroom with shower over the bath and WC. The double and twin bedrooms are opposite and both offer comfortable and relaxed accommodation with views across the stunning hills and pretty garden.
Outside there is a lovely enclosed garden with a further 10 acres of land and woodland to explore and there is private parking for two cars.
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.