Overlaggan Farmhouse ref: UK11571

Parton, near Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway

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8
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4
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Bathrooms
2
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No pets
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  • Barbecue 
  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Dishwasher 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Highchair 
  • Open Fire 
  • Rural Location 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Decorated at Christmas 
  • WiFi 
  • Cot Available 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Working Farm 
  • Newly Listed Property 
  • Pets – not allowed 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

Overlaggan Farmhouse is situated in the most beautiful countryside with the most stunning views. It is set in the heart of the Overlaggan Estate, an exclusive estate with over 1000 acres of stunning and unspoilt rolling countryside and has been modernised to a good standard. The the owner’s eye for detail is evident throughout, from the comfortable sofas and large wood burner in the living room to the sumptuous beds, not to mention the large farmhouse kitchen/dining room, perfect for entertaining the whole family.

Outside Overlaggan Farmhouse is just as impressive. Sit and watch the ducks on the nearby pond or just relax with a glass of wine on the patio where you will never tire of the wonderful views.

With miles of quiet country paths and walks to discover from the doorstep, you may not even have time to explore all of this beautiful corner of Dumfries and Galloway where there is much to see and enjoy, and Overlaggan Farmhouse is perfectly positioned for just that.

Loch Ken is only a short drive away where you can enjoy a variety of water sports and fishing. Take a trip into Castle Douglas, known as Scotland’s “Food Town” where you will find a wide range of lovely cafés and restaurants, not to mention a large variety of unique shops.

A visit to Threave Gardens, a National Trust property, is a must, as well as the historic Threave Castle, which is situated on an island on the River Dee and accessed by boat.

The majestic Solway Coast is also within easy reach with 200 miles of spectacular coastline, wonderful sandy beaches and charming little villages along the way. Beach 21 miles. Shop, pub and restaurant 5 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Step to entrance.
Living room 1: With wood burner and Freeview TV.
Living room 2: With Freeview TV.
Kitchen/dining room: Farmhouse style with wood burner, electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, fridge and dishwasher.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Shower room: With shower cubicle and toilet.

First floor

Bedroom 2: With zip and link kingsize bed (can be 2ft 6in twin beds on request).
Bedroom 3: With zip and link kingsize bed (can be 2ft 6in twin beds on request).
Bedroom 4: With zip and link twin beds (can be super kingsize on request).
Bathroom: With shower over bath, and toilet.

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

LPG central heating, gas, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Initial logs for wood burners included. Cot and highchair avaialble on request. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Lawned garden with sitting-out area, garden furniture and gas barbecue. Bike store. Private parking for 4 cars. No smoking. Please note: The property has a natural water supply from a spring and there is an unfenced pond, 50 yards from the property.
  • Nearest town
    Castle Douglas
  • Shops
    5 miles
  • Distance
    8 miles
  • Restaurant
    5 miles
  • Nearest railway station
    Dumfries
  • Pub
    5 miles
  • Railway station distance
    25.0 miles
  • Lake
    2.5 miles (Loch)

About the local area

The unspoilt beauty of this south west corner of Scotland is the perfect antidote to the hurly burly of modern life. Here there are deserted beaches, magnificent forests, rugged moors and beautiful lochs, all unblemished and untouched by tourism. But Dumfries and Galloway is not only perfect for chilled-out holidays, if you want a bit more action you can also find a range of activities and sports, from walking and cycling to golf and fishing.

To the west of the region is the quiet market town of Newton Stewart on the banks of the River Cree. This is a popular area for walkers and cyclists with open rolling countryside and close by to the Galloway Forest Park. In contrast with gentle scenery of the Solway Firth the Galloway Hills to the north has beautiful moors, mountains, lakes and rivers, with at its heart the Galloway Forest Park, some 150,000 acres of forest land with waymarked trails that are ideal for trekking and cyclists.

Formal gardens and country parks can be found throughout this area, the foremost of which is Threave Garden and Castle just south of Castle Douglas along the shores of Loch Carlingwark, renowned for its horticultural gardens and woodland covering some sixty acres. To the north of the town Loch Ken provides for more strenuous activities such as waterskiing, sailing and windsurfing.

To the south are the sandy coves and estuarine mudflats of the Solway Firth. The charming coastal resort of Kirckcudbright sits half way along the coast and was once a busy shipping port but now has a more tranquil atmosphere. Further east The Colvend coast has some lovely stretches of coastline and coastal villages providing moorings for visiting yachts and boat hire.

Inland on the River Nith, Dumfries is the regions largest town and a great base from which to explore the whole area. The town is also renowned for its associations with Robert Burns who spent the last five years of his life here.

Things to do nearby

River Urr

At 35 miles long, the River Urr has plenty of good sights to fish on. Again salmon and trout are common here but the river is one of only three in Scotland which allows fishing until the end of November.

The Machars Cycling Routes
The Machars Cycling Routes

These routes make up a collection of quiet roads which allow you to experience the local moorland, sea and wildlife from the area whilst taking in a little local heritage on the way.

Cycling around Drumlanrig Castle

Set in vast woodland, Drumlanrig Castle really is a stunning place to go riding.

Drumlanrig Castle

Commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, Drumlanrig Castle is set in a magnificent 90,000 acres of land including a Country Park and Victorian Garden.

Moffat Fishery

The flyfishing on offer at the Moffat Fishery is second to none with its peaceful location in the rolling Scottish Borders.

Loch Ken

Loch Ken is located in the heart of Dee Valley and has historically been a thriving area for Pike with the famous Kenmure pike caught back in 1798 being said to weigh in at a huge 72lbs.

Galloway Activity Centre

Offering sailing, windsurfing and a whole host of other water bourne activities.

7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails
7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails

For riders of all ability and confidence the 7 Stanes are a series of mountain bike trail centres around the South of Scotland. The centres offer all different kinds of trails from woodland routes to rapid downhill.

Buittle Reservoir

Between Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, Buittle Reservoir is well stocked monthly bringing you fantastic trout fishing.

River Bladnoch and Tarf Water

Well renowned for its spring salmon fishery, the River Bladnoch also has a good amount of summer salmon making fishing on here a real treat.

River Cree

The River Cree rises from Loch moan before taking its path through woodland and moors before joining the sea near Newton Stewart.

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