House and Gallery SOLD
The house and gallery are now sold. The new owners will not be using the shop as a gallery so the physical space is no more.
We wish the new owners a happy time in their new home...
The gallery and house are now available for sale. Move to Scotland and start that new life you’ve been promising yourself….
An ideal opportunity for artists and makers to live-in, create and sell your work. Would suit anyone working from home who want a large garden/smallholding to grow their own vegetables and keep their own chickens…
The terraced stone property built in 1826 offers spacious 4 bedroom accommodation over three floors, a very large garden (96m x 20m with a poly tunnel, greenhouses, vegetable beds and a fenced chicken run. There are two large stores to the rear of the property which act as a workshop and storage for the shop.
The garden has mature trees to the farthest boundary, fields to the rear and views of the Galloway Hills and the sea.
Internally the house was rewired in 2011, re-plastered and the roof area was fully insulated. The property has an oil fired boiler and new cast iron radiators.
The kitchen boasts a wood burning Sandyford range cooker, fitted kitchen units incorporating an electric induction hob, a built in pantry, traditional tiled floor and stand alone French dressers. On the ground floor is a reception room currently used as a framing area and shop storeroom, a utility area with plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, and a downstairs WC with shower.
On the first floor are four large rooms. The lounge is fitted with a Clearview woodburning stove and has two windows to the front of the property.
The second reception room has a French multifuel burning stove and window to the rear of the property. There are two double bedrooms on the first floor and a family bathroom with walk in shower.
On the second floor are two further double bedrooms within the roof space with windows to the rear of the property and small room with window accessed from one of the rooms (ideal for a walk in wardrobe or en suite).
The property is currently rented and the tenancy expires during November 2015.
The gallery is housed in a ground floor shop which occupies half of the lower house, with a back office/studio and separate entrance. The completely refurbished shop could be used for a variety of purposes but is fitted with LED lighting and gallery hanging fittings.
The large window offers excellent display space and loads of light. The gallery has built up a reputation over the last three years and participates in the the yearly Whithorn Arts and Crafts Trail.
Whithorn is a town in Dumfries and Galloway known as the Cradle of Christianity with a local Trust and Museum. Situated in the Machars of Galloway other local towns include the beautiful Isle of Whithorn and Wigtown, famous for a yearly book festival and known as the book town, Port William and Newton Stewart known as the Gateway to the Galloway Hills.
A fantastic place for artists
Many artists and crafts people have moved to the area known for it's beautiful light and impressive scenery.