The lovely cottage is a former coach house and laundry to the adjoining 18 century Dunragit House and estate. At one time the house belonged to John Charles Cuninghame, 17th Laird of Craigends in Renfrewshire and in 1919 the estate came up for sale and the following is an extract from the London Times, December 6, 1919 "...... the sporting, residential and agricultural estate of Dunragit, in the county of Wigtown, extending to an area of about 7438 acres, and including DUNRAGIT HOUSE and policies, Factor’s house, estate cottages, 20 valuable farms, capital grouse and salmon and sea trout fishing in the river Luce for a distance of 41 miles. DUNRAGIT HOUSE, situated in well timbered policies, over-drawing room. library, billiard room, 12 principal bed and dressing rooms, 11 servants bed rooms, four bathrooms, with attics and ample domestic offices’. The name Dunragit, means the fort of Rheged one of the ancient kingdoms of Britain and the area is steeped in history from standing stones to ancient fortresses and strongholds.
Ground Floor: Property has open fire and very cosy wood burning stove and comprises:
Lounge: With open fire, free view TV, DVD, video and radio/CD - a lovely cosy room with dual aspect overlooking delightful gardens where you can sometimes spot the red squirrels at play!
Kitchen/Diner: With multi fuel stove, electric cooker, dishwasher, microwave, fridge with ice box, freezer and washer/ dryer.
Bathroom: With hand held shower over bath, WC and wash basin.
First Floor: Bedroom 1: With double bed and delightful woodland views
Bedroom 2: With two single beds and delightful woodland views
All electricity, bed linen and towels included. First supply of fuel for open fires provided.Small, private garden with patio and chiminea. Off road parking for 2 cars. NB: Steep drop in garden.