Mansefield is a detached, stone built former manse which is located up a quiet lane just off John Street in the village of Whithorn, with an open outlook to the front overlooking farmland to the Galloway hills beyond.
The property offers well-proportioned light, bright accommodation throughout and retains many of the properties original features such as high ceilings, deep skirting boards, original cornicing and ornate ceiling roses.
Whithorn is a Royal Burgh about 10 miles south of Wigtown, the county town of Wigtownshire. Whithorn was the location of the first recorded Christian church in Scotland, built by Saint Ninian around 397 ad.
The Isle of Whithorn (3 miles) is a popular coastal tourist destination. Every year sees a pilgrimage to nearby St Ninian’s Cave and you can learn the story of the town at Whithorn Priory & Museum.
Whithorn’s town centre retains its street plan from the Middle Ages with a wide market square and long garden plots. Many Kings and Queens journeyed to this small town over the centuries. A few miles away, the Isle of Whithorn enjoys a picturesque seaside setting and down by the harbour is St Ninian’s Chapel.
The Machars area is a popular area for those who partake in outdoor pursuits such as cycling, walking, fishing and bird watching.
Large walled garden leading off St John Street in Whithorn and accessed by way of a gravel driveway lined by mature trees and shrubs leading up to the front entrance of the house. Garden is mainly laid to lawn. Vegetable plot and flower beds to the side with a gravel path continuing to the rear of the property to a private sun terrace which
can be accessed directly from the property with a further gate leading to a tarmac rear yard with 2 stone outbuildings and wooden garage.
Path through the lawn leads around to walled sun terrace. Access via rear porch. Fully fenced. Further gate leading to a tarmac rear yard and 2 stone outbuildings.
Former Stable 3.67m x 3.93m (12’0” x 12’11”)
Old stone former stable with cobble floor. Stone walls and ceiling. Original stable partitions currently used a coal and log store. Entrance by wooden stable door.
Store / Garage 3.78m x 3.66m (12’5” x 12’0”)
Further section of the original stone building has double wooden garage doors. Brick floor. Stone walls. Original fireplace and window.