Ravenstone School Hall

Whithorn, Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway (Ref. 958572)

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  • Sleeps 4

  • Bedrooms 2

  • Bathrooms 1

  • Pets Yes

Features

  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor bedroom
  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Sky TV
  • Broadband / WiFi

The property

Set amidst the peace and tranquillity of the beautiful Scottish Machars Peninsula, Ravenstone School Hall offers the perfect rural retreat.

Built in the late eighteen hundreds the School Hall is a listed building of important historical interest, which at its peak catered for 74 pupils from the surrounding farms.

Nowadays, the hustle and bustle of yesteryear has been replaced with a warm, tranquil ambience.

Refurbished and decorated to a high standard throughout, the School Hall offers the ideal cosy hideaway and provides homely self-catering accommodation.

The accommodation consists of a Victorian tiled entrance porch and inner hallway with a large open-plan lounge and kitchen area, which was formerly the main classroom and contains the original oak paned classroom dividing wall.

This forms a wonderful light and airy space, perfect for dining, socialising and relaxing.

There is a luxury bathroom with separate bath and shower cubicle and an additional utility area with washing machine, tumble dryer and table top freezer.

There are two king-size bedrooms, one which is on the ground floor and the other at first floor level which is equipped with a balcony overlooking an open expanse of fields.

A small ground floor room can store two pedal bikes and is also where the garden furniture is stored.

For those with an interest in astronomy, the area was awarded one of the best dark sky areas in the world to see the night sky.

There is a gravelled area at the rear where guests can sit out and relax in the tranquil atmosphere.

The School Hall offers the perfect blend of both original charm and character whilst providing all modern conveniences.

For keen cyclists there are lots of superb places to venture or for those with mountain bikes, the Kirroughtree mountain biking centre is a must.

Delve into history at the historic Whithorn Priory or linger over a book and coffee in Wigtown, Scotland's official Book Town.

Enjoy one of the many spectacular gardens that flourish in the unique climate in this part of Scotland or take the ferry to Ireland for a day.

It forms an ideal base to explore all that the local area has to offer.

Accommodation

Two bedrooms with TV: 1 x ground floor king-size double, 1 x king-size double. Ground floor bathroom with bath, shower, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Utility.

Amenities

  • Oil central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher, 3 x TVs, main TV in living area has sky basic Sky, DVD, WiFi, selection of books, games and DVDs
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Travel cot and high chair (no cot bedding provided)
  • Off road parking for 2 cars
  • Gravelled area at front and rear with furniture
  • Two well-behaved dogs welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop and pub 4 miles
  • Note: Mobile phone reception can be variable at this property
  • Note: Stairs to upper level are narrow.

About the location

WHITHORN

Castlewigg 2 miles; Wigtown 10.5 miles; Newton Stewart 17 miles.

The former Royal Burgh of Whithorn on the Machars Peninsula in Dumfries and Galloway is renowned for having the first recorded Christian church is Scotland. Built by St Ninian around 397, the site of the Candida Casa, or White/Shining House, is now home to the parish church. The area of Whithorn is rich in history and is also home to a medieval priory and an archaeological site. The distinctive shape of Whithorn, with its spacious central area and narrow entrance-ways of elegant Georgian houses, displays its medieval heritage. The Machars and Rhins of Galloway are also home to spectacular gardens, a result of the Gulf Stream and mild climate. Logan Botanic Gardens, the Aldouran Wetland and the spectacular gardens of Castle Kennedy are all a must see. To the north of the Machars are the Galloway Hills, offering walking to all levels as well as world class mountain biking. Golf, fishing and wildlife spotting are well catered for and the sandy beaches of Monrieth, Garleston, and along the whole of Luce Bay will delight any visitor.

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