There is so much to love about this incredible defensive tower for sale in Kirtlebridge, Scotland. Priced at £1.9m the Robgill Tower is located in an idyllic setting just 6 miles north of the historic Border town of Gretna, famed for its runaway weddings, and still one of the world's busiest wedding towns. The strategic location meant that it was an important defensive tower in early Scotland, but is now ideally located for access to the M74 north and south, as well as being just 24 kilometers from Carlisle, with the fast train to London Euston only taking 3.5 hours. Glasgow and Edinburgh Airports are 160 kilometers distant and Newcastle Airport is just 109 kilometers distant.
The house has been completely restored in recent years to create a wonderful home with modern conveniences, suitable for family living or business purposes, yet with a period feel. The property has outstanding equestrian facilities and land, as well as an indoor pool and gym facilities, making the opportunities for the property fantastic, or you can simply enjoy it for its private setting. The tower accommodation is arranged in such a manner that it makes it ideal for domestic or even commercial entertaining.
The lower ground level provides excellent facilities, with a magnificent kitchen and breakfast room. The vaulted dining room provides a wonderful traditional backdrop to contemporary dining and creates a truly historic ambiance. The ground floor provides the principal reception rooms and an outstanding and beautiful drawing-room. The well-planned layout, splendid cornicing, and wall decorations make it easy to imagine the house in an older context and period.
The village of Kirtlebridge is located in Dumfries and Galloway, southern Scotland. It is located 8 kilometers northeast of Annan, 5 kilometers northwest of Kirkpatrick-Fleming, and 1.5 kilometers south of Eaglesfield. The village is located where the A74(M) motorway and the West Coast Main Line railway cross the Kirtle Water.
Kirtlebridge is close to the Lake District National Park which comprises the best of England’s green and pleasant land. The park spans more than 2,000 square kilometers, with the Lake District holidays being one of the country’s finest natural attractions. Lake Windermere, in the Lake District’s largest lake and one of the most spectacular of its kind. With winding woodland trails, deep fells, and azure waters, this natural wonder is a popular stop-over point for visitors in the region. For panoramic views, you can hike up to the top of Scafell Pike. At 978 meters tall, this is the country’s highest mountain and, on a clear day, boasts unrivaled views across the Mourne Mountain in Northern Ireland and the frosty peaks of Snowdonia in Wales, a must-see on any Lake District break.
Annan is a town on the north shore of the Solway Firth and is just eight miles from the English border. Annan lies on the east side of the River Annan and began as a river port in the 14th century. Most of modern Annan was built within the past two centuries. The Royal Burgh of Annan has a bustling high street with a good range of locally run shops, supermarkets, and several cafes and restaurants.
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