A one bedroom ground floor flat, situated in the popular suburb of Minnigaff in Newton Stewart. This ground floor apartment enjoys a unique riverside setting adjacent to the Penkiln Burn. Recently renovated throughout, including a brand new kitchen and bathroom, this property is brought to the market in genuine walk-in condition. Ideally suited as a perfect starter/couples home or buy to let investment.
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The accommodation comprises one double bedroom with views over the Penkiln burn, a brand new three piece bathroom suite consisting of bath with overhead shower, toilet and wash hand basin with below vanity unit. The living room is nicely sized, enjoying views to the rear and features a wall mounted electric fire. The kitchen is made up of a mixture of fitted base and wall units, sink, electric oven and hob with overhead extractor and space for white goods.
Finishing outside, there is a strip of common ground to the front side and rear of the property which is laid with gravel and has a block boundary wall to the front and side, and timber fence to the rear. At the rear of the property is a small drying area which overlooks the Penkiln Burn and woodland beyond.
Transport, schools & amenities
The nearest primary schools are Penninghame, Minnigaff and St Ninians R C. The nearest secondary is Douglas Ewart High School. Newton Stewart has the unique benefit of a range of fantastic hills set around and within the vast Galloway Forest Park - the largest in Britain with 300 square miles of forest, moorland, lochs and peaks. Combined with rolling farmland and miles of coastline, the opportunities for healthy, natural, outdoor activities are almost limitless. Newton Stewart is the hub for the large rural area of Wigtownshire known as the Machars offering a wide variety of shops including major supermarket chains, services and businesses which provide visitors and local people alike with a friendly, personal service. There is a good choice of cafes, bars and restaurants.
The region is renowned for its outdoor pursuits, beaches, leisure facilities, social events, festivals and history. Some of the quieter country roads are popular for walkers and cyclists, and there is golf on local courses at Wigtown, Monreith and Newton Stewart itself. The coastline to the south of the region offers excellent sailing and sea fishing, and there are safe anchorages at Port William and the Isle of Whithorn.
Communication links in the area are good with railway stations in Barrhill (12 miles), Girvan (23 miles) and Ayr (34 miles). The M77, linking the area to Glasgow and central Scotland is also accessed at Ayr. The nearest international airports are at Prestwick (about 41 miles) and Glasgow (about 70 miles). Prestwick has regular flights to an increasing number of international destinations. Cairnryan lies about 37 miles to the west and is the main ferry terminal for Northern Ireland with services to both Larne and Belfast.
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