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Kirkdale West Wing, Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Galloway

 

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Spectacularly situated with stunning sea views, Kirkdale West Wing is part of Kirkdale House yet with its own private entrance, garden and main door. Kirkdale House is an original Robert Adam house and the site has been home to the Hannay family for the last 500 years. The property is surrounded by woodland with ancient 400 hundred year old trees and looks out over the magnificent Solway Firth. The Estate's private coastline is part of a protected Site of Special Scientific Interest with rare lichens, ancient native woodland and provides the opportunity to sea fish. The West Wing benefits from a private fully enclosed south-west facing garden with sea views.

Situated on the Solway coastline, 5 minutes to the west of the attractive town of Gatehouse of Fleet there is plenty to see and do locally. The area boasts stunning sandy beaches, the famous Seven Stanes mountain biking centre, forest walks, a huge choice of golf courses, fishing, tennis, clay pigeon shooting, archery and horse-riding. Guests are welcome to use the golden sandy beaches at the private Cardoness Estate only 3 miles away. Cream o'Galloway, the award-winning organic ice-cream and dairy farm with children's indoor and outdoor play area is within 10 minutes drive.

The house is 15 minutes from Kirkcudbright, a beautiful coastal town famous for its artists and 20 minutes from both Castle Douglas, south-west Scotland's food town, and Wigtown, Scotland's book town. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes to choose from locally if you want to eat out - many serve excellent local produce. Or come and curl up with a good book and enjoy the ever changing sea view out of your windows!


  • Sleeps - 6
  • Bedrooms - 3 (1 king, 2 twins)
  • Bathrooms - 2
  • Refurbished Robert Adam property
  • Free WiFi
  • Stunning uninterrupted sea views over Solway Firth
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine/dryer
  • Microwave
  • Fridge/freezer
  • TV/DVD player, CD/radio with ipod dock, books, games
  • Gas central heating
  • High chair available
  • Cot available
  • Private, fully enclosed garden with own main entrance
  • Easy parking right by the property
  • Secure bicycle storage
  • Tesco will deliver
  • Pets welcome by arrangement
  • Gatehouse of Fleet - 5 miles
  • Prestwick airport - 65 miles
  • Dumfries train station - 37 miles
  • Several excellent pubs, restaurants - 2 to 5 miles
  • Golf - nearest 5 miles
  • Golden sandy beaches nearby
  • Forest walks
  • Award winning Cream o' Galloway organic ice-cream farm, cafe and children's indoor and outdoor play centre, nature trails, bike routes - 7 miles
  • Kirroughtree Centre, part of the famous Seven Stanes mountain bike trails, bike hire, forest walks, playpark and café - 8 miles
  • Newton Stewart - 9 miles (shops, banks, cinema)
  • Kirkcudbright Artists' town - 11 miles
  • Castle Douglas Food Town - 17 miles
  • Wigtown Scotland's Book Town with annual festival - 18 miles
  • Seven Stanes - mountain biking centre

Accommodation:
Kirkdale West Wing has been completely renovated to provide luxurious, yet liveable, high quality accommodation. The Wing is accessible by a private driveway with easy parking by the Wing's own private entrance. You enter via the private garden to the Wing's own main door. The spacious entrance hall leads to the kitchen and sitting-room. The spectacular south facing sitting/dining-room has three large windows with panoramic views looking out to sea and a dining table which can seat 6-8. The kitchen is brand new with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge-freezer and microwave. Also downstairs is the spacious main twin bedroom, again with sea views and a bathroom with bath and shower over.

Upstairs is the very spacious master bedroom with king-sized bed and sea views. There is a second twin bedroom (two full size beds but cosy room - probably better suited to two children or one adult) and a bathroom with bath and shower over.

Come and enjoy this fabulous setting, soak up the views, enjoy the luxurious rooms, new kitchen, two bathrooms and free wi-fi. Linen is provided and your beds will be made up for you. There are plenty of home comforts including sprung mattresses, gas central heating, dishwasher, washer-dryer and two baths and showers. Secure bicycle storage is also available.

Directions:
From the east, travel west on A75 from Dumfries for approx 32 miles. 5.5 miles west of Gatehouse of Fleet you will see a brown sign to the right for Cairnholy Chambered Cairns. Follow this sign and take the driveway on your immediate left. Go up the driveway until you reach Kirkdale House - drive the length of the house where you will reach the West Wing.

From the west, travel east on the A75 from Stranraer towards Creetown and Carsluith. 1.5 miles after Carsluith Castle you will see brown signs for Cairnholy Chambered Cairns. Follow directions as above.

What's included:
Everything is included in the rental price - heating, electricity, bed linen and towels are provided. Free wi-fi is included too. (Winter fuel supplement of £30pw applies Oct - March inclusive).
A maximum of two well behaved dogs are allowed, by arrangement, downstairs only at a cost of £20 per dog per week.
Property is non smoking.

Cost and availability:
Kirkdale West Wing is rented all year round.
For larger parties or parties seeking accommodation close by, the owners have two further cottages, both sleeping six, nearby. They have also been newly renovated and also benefit from panoramic sea views. The properties are nearby but not visible to each other. For further information please see the entries for Kirkdale Bank and Kirkdale Port.

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Kirkdale West Wing, Kirkdale Estate, Carsluith, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

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