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Cairnbowie Cottage

This is a beautifully presented three bedroom, south facing cottage located in delightful rural surroundings and in truly walk in condition. The present owner, with an eye for detail, has decorated the property with a blend of Sanderson fabrics, Laura Ashley soft furnishings and distinctive lighting to create a stunning and comfortable home.

The cottage will have its origins dating from circa 1800’s and is of stone/slate construction with a more recent addition to the rear. The cottage has been renovated in such a way as to be true to its origins and it is of the Wigtownshire cottage vernacular.

The cottage is detached and single storey providing a good balance of accommodation comprising: Entrance Vestibule with double glazed front door. A large cabinet which houses the central heating boiler and automatic washing machine. Archway to hall. From the Hall there is access off to living room, bedroom 1 and bathroom. The Living Room has window to front and a multi fuel fire, feature fireplace with cast iron inset, decorative tiles and timber surround. A wooden door leads through to the Dining Kitchen.

Bedroom 1 with window to front is a good size double and has built in wardrobe. The Bathroom has window to rear and comprises roll top bath with shower over, wash hand basin set in aluminium cast iron stand, wc with aluminium cast cistern. The bathroom suite is by the Albion Bath Co. The Dining Kitchen is a large, bright and comfortable space with triple aspect. Patio doors open on to the garden at rear from where there is a wonderful view across neighbouring farmland towards the North Chanel. This stylish space has ample room for dining. There is a range of contemporary base, free standing and wall mounted cabinets along with a dual fuel range and extractor canopy. Double butler sink. Off the kitchen is access to two further bedrooms. Bedroom 2 has window to front and is a good double. Bedroom3 also has window to front and is a good size single.

There is a brick built double garage which has light, power and water.

The property further extends to offer an area of garden ground to the rear of the cottage which is predominantly in gravel with flower beds and water feature. To the side of the cottage can be found the main area of garden which is laid in grass, established flower beds and shrubs. At the bottom of the garden is a burn. Opposite the cottage there is a substantial paddock with stock proof fence.

Cairnbowie Cottage is on the local school bus route and picks up for Kirkcolm and Leswalt Primary schools and also Stranraer Academy.

Offers over  £179,500

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