East Kirkland Farm is set in a beautiful tranquil location overlooking Wigtown Bay Nature Reserve, within walking distance of Wigtown. It offers both a comfortable four bedroom home and an established holiday letting business with five cottages, a heated indoor swimming pool, games barn and children's playing area. There is stabling, which can accommodate visitors' horses, a riding arena and about 11 acres of grazing. The letting cottages have been established since 1985 and offer a thriving, self-catering business with regular customers visiting year on year. The holiday cottage website can be found at www.eastkirkland.com. Additional information is available from the selling agents.
East Kirkland Farmhouse is a substantial, fully modernised, traditionally built Victorian farmhouse with white walls and a tiled roof. On the ground floor a conservatory has been added to the front of the house and the original reception hallway has been incorporated into an open plan dining room with a handsome fireplace housing a wood burning stove. The conservatory overlooks the garden with a large wildlife pond at the end. There is a beautiful drawing room with ornate cornicing and an open fire. The main entrance hallway is now to the rear of the house and is open plan to a sitting room with a wood burning stove. There is a modern dining sized fitted kitchen with a Rayburn cooker and electric hob and oven. Off the kitchen are a compact office, a shower room and a fitted utility room with two external doors. On the mid-landing there is a modern bathroom with roll top bath, and on the first floor there are four double bedrooms.
The five letting cottages are arranged around a large courtyard to the north of the farmhouse and sleep from two to six. These are three star graded by the Scottish Tourist Board. If booked as a whole, groups of up to 18 can be accommodated. Facilities available to visitors include a heated indoor swimming pool, a games barn (suitable for indoor arena), children's play area, a drying room, bicycle storage, stabling or grazing and use of a fenced outdoor riding arena.
Granary Cottage has an open plan sitting room and fitted kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
Stable Cottage has an open plan sitting room and fitted kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
Rose Cottage has a sitting room, a separate fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms and a bunk bedroom, and a bathroom.
Garden Cottage has an open plan sitting room and fitted kitchen, a double bedroom and a bathroom.
Barn Cottage has an open plan sitting room and fitted kitchen, a mezzanine bedroom and a bathroom.
Within the grounds there are two outbuildings providing stabling for up to nine horses. One comprises seven stables, a workshop and a drying room. The second comprises two stables.
The grounds extend to 15 acres in all, 11 acres of which are used for grazing....Read full description