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.
Offering wonderful views of Merrick Mountain this stone-built period cottage makes a lovely holiday home for a family of four and has plenty of space for two dogs as well. Retaining original features including exposed stonework and a traditional wood burner, this secluded property makes a restful retreat for guests seeking to discover the stunning Galloway countryside. Close to the charming town of Kirkcowan and within a dozen miles of the coast, the area is a haven for walkers, bird-watchers and nature-lovers.
Inside this tranquil and welcoming cottage, you will find the attractively furnished lounge which has lovely views across the open countryside and makes a perfect spot for relaxing at the end of an exhilarating day. The fully equipped kitchen/diner has a stone feature wall and is ideal for preparing and enjoying a great family meal. This cosy and inviting single-level cottage also has two comfortable bedrooms, a double and a twin, with views across the garden to the stunning hills beyond. Heading outside, there’s an enclosed garden with a further 10 acres of land and woodland for you to discover with your four-pawed friends.
The cottage is close to the bustling market town of Newton Stewart (8 miles) where you can enjoy a variety of pubs and restaurants. This is a great base for exploring the landscapes of Dumfries and Galloway, with numerous glens, country trails, nature reserves and coastal paths nearby. The cottage is just 12 miles from the outskirts of the spectacular Galloway Forest Park, where you can explore Loch Trool and the Loch of the Lowes (13.5 miles). Among other dog-welcoming local attractions are Cardoness Castle (22 miles), the Isle of Whithorn (22 miles) and Monreith Beach (16 miles). Wigtown, known as Scotland’s national book town, is also within easy reach and makes a perfect place to relax and enjoy a drink or a meal (8.5 miles).
Dogs are charged at £20 each per full or part week.