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Outstanding Holiday Lodges For Sale

Sea views, Gold Tier stargazing, wave watching, Kirkdale Estate Lodges offer a unique opportunity to own your own holiday lodge in a Site of Special Scientific Interest on the spectacular Galloway coast.

The lodges are in the area of Galloway designated a UNESCO Biosphere meaning the area is internationally recognised as a world class environment for people and nature.

The first two of eight outstanding cedar holiday lodges are now on site and both have sold this spring 2022. Two more lodges are imminent – please do contact us to discuss. The remaining plots offer a rare opportunity to purchase a stunning three bedroom lodge with far reaching sea views on the most beautiful stretch of coastline. Prospective owners are able to order a lodge and create their own bespoke two (with option of study) or three bedroom layout.

Situated on a beautiful secluded site on the private Kirkdale Estate in the shadows of historic Carsluith Castle, each lodge will sit looking directly out to sea with uninterrupted views of the stunning Solway Firth and Wigtown Bay Nature Reserve. Owners can order a lodge and have the benefit of choosing their preferred layout – three bedrooms or two bedrooms and home office/study – perfect for working from home in a countryside location. Fibre to premises wi-fi is available. The lodges offer a living/dining/kitchen plus two bathrooms (one en-suite) and utility room. Electric car chargers can be installed.

The lodges are situated alongside a SSSI site (Site of Special Scientific Interest) with rare lichens and native woodlands on their doorstep. Hedgerows consist of hawthorn, blackthorn, holly, rosehips and other native species. SSSIs form a set of nationally important natural areas in the UK.

Each lodge will look straight out to sea with a terrace and glass fronted balcony offering unrivalled sea views, where owners can enjoy listening to the waves and watching the stars at night.

From the Kirkdale Estate lodges you can directly access the private shoreline offering mile long beach walks along the most beautiful coast. The area is sought after for sea-fishing which can be accessed directly from the shoreline. Owners can also walk to the fabulous Oakhill Café and Deli with indoor and outdoor seating situated at Carsluith Castle.

For further information, to view the lodge or discuss the option of your own bespoke layout – please do not hesitate to contact Neil Hannay on 07786 916 596 or email


Local Attractions

Galloway Forest Park, listed as one of the seven scenic natural wonders of Scotland is on your doorstep offering exceptional mountain biking, walking and stargazing opportunities. The Forest Park received Gold Tier Dark Sky Park Status from the International Dark Sky Association due to the exceptional quality of the night sky. The Wigtown Bay Nature reserve is the largest in Britain offering sea fishing and bird watching opportunities in addition to the wonderful sea views. The coastline is known for its sea fishing where sea bass can be caught from the shoreline.

The Fleet Valley National Scenic Area (NSA), an area of outstanding natural beauty is also on the doorstep. Situated around picturesque Gatehouse of Fleet the valley rises from the coast up to the Clints of Dromore and Cairnsmore of Fleet National Nature Reserve offering spectacular walks for all abilities amongst stunning scenery. Enjoy remote walks around the beautiful Water of Fleet Viaduct where the Alfred Hitchcock “The 39 Steps” was filmed.

Kirkdale Estate Lodges are perfectly positioned to enjoy all the best of the region. Castle Douglas Food Town, Kirkcudbright Artists’ Town and Wigtown Book Town are all within only 20 – 30 minutes of the lodges. The small town of Gatehouse of Fleet and Creetown village are within 10 minutes – offering many facilities, shops, cafes, restaurants, hotels, doctors, library etc.

Tennis, golf, fishing, horse-riding and endless beautiful walking opportunities can all be found nearby. Golf courses range from the local 9 hole at Gatehouse of Fleet with stunning views across Fleet Valley (only 10 minutes away) to the beautiful links at Glenluce or the Championship course at Southerness. Clay shooting days and activities can be accommodated at the Forrest Estate too. Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken offering many water activities is only 30-40 minutes away.

Kirkdale Estate is a private coastal Estate, well positioned in south west Scotland with Glasgow and Edinburgh only 2 – 2.5 hours away.

One of Scotland’s Best Coastal Locations

The well known Scottish writer, Robert Heron, said in the 1700s of Kirkdale that it is one of the best coastal sites in Scotland: “The house of Kirkdale, among the most advantageously situate in Scotland, rises to the eye with a sort of magic effect (having) the air of the palace of an Arabian Tale”.

For further information regarding Kirkdale Estate lodges please do not hesitate to contact us.

“We are in awe of the beauty that surrounds us.”

Our first review from new lodge owners.

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