Attractive 3 bedroom detached stone-built family cottage with stunning views over the Cree Estuary and onto the Galloway Hills. Gallacree Cottage stands in approximately 2 acres of ground and is in walk-in condition throughout. Situated some 5 miles from the Booktown of Wigtown and some 2 ½ miles from the market town of Newton Stewart where all local amenities can be found.
Wigtown is Scotland’s Book Town and is very popular especially when it hosts its annual book festival between the end of September and beginning of October. The town becomes a hub of activity as people come to listen to the many authors and visit the many book shops and café’s. Wigtown also hosts an annual Agricultural Show in August. Newton Stewart, which is a short drive away, holds a wider range of shops, offices, leisure centre, nursery, primary schools and a secondary school.
The Galloway Forest Park, one of the most attractive and peaceful areas of South West Scotland with its rugged and beautiful scenery and quiet roads. The forest park is an ideal centre for a range of outdoor activities including walking, mountain biking, world famous 7 stanes cycling routes, fishing, bird-watching and just enjoying the countryside in general. Recently the park has achieved recognition as being one of the best places to observe the night sky at its best, with no light pollution for miles, and has been awarded the title of a Dark Sky Park.
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Accommodation comprises: - Entrance Porch. Utility Room. Kitchen/Diner. Lounge. 3 Bedrooms. Bathroom.
Entrance Porch - 2.30m x 1.00m
UPVC glazed entrance door. Door to utility room.
Kitchen - 6.60m x 4.93m
East facing window and two west facing windows. Fitted with a good range of floor and wall units with granite worktops, Belfast sink and tiled splashbacks. Island. Rangemaster cooker with 5 electric hobs and hot plate, double oven and grill below and chimney style extractor fan above. UPVC glazed door giving access to garden. Two radiators.
Utility Room - 2.30m x 1.82m
West facing window. Fitted with a range of floor and wall units, Belfast sink and tiled splashbacks. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Housing electric meters and oil combi boiler. Hatch to attic.
Lounge - 5.00m x 3.85m
West facing window and east facing patio doors giving access to rear garden. Bright and airy family room with feature stone fireplace with open fire and slate hearth. Radiator.
L-shaped hall giving access to bedrooms and bathroom. Two Velux windows.
Bedroom 1 - 4.32m x 3.42m
East and north facing windows. Built in shelved and hanging wardrobe and built- n storage cupboard. Radiator.
Bedroom 2 - 3.32m x 2.23m
North facing window. Radiator.
Bedroom 3 - 3.32m x 2.37m
North facing window. Built in shelved and hanging wardrobe and built- in shelved cupboard. Radiator.
Bathroom - 3.28m x 1.95m
Partially tiled and fitted with a white suite comprising countertop wash-hand basin with storage below, WC, freestanding roll top bath with mains shower over. Ladder style heated towel rail. Radiator.
Gallacree Cottage stands in approximately 2 acres of ground. Hard landscaped to the front and side providing off-road parking for several vehicles. To the rear of the property is patio and lawn area with orchard, allotment, chicken runs and field which has previously been used as a paddock.