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Killantringan Light Keepers House, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Killantringan Light Keepers House, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

Sitting in a spectacular location on the south-west tip of Scotland, Killantringan Light Keepers Cottage offers luxury living with a view

Perched on a cliff looking over the Irish Sea, Killantringan Light Keepers House and its neighboring cottage elegantly combine tradition and the comforts of modern living.

The Lighthouse Cottage, a detached single-storey cottage, offers three bedrooms and a public room, making it ideal to host visitors or a dependant relative.

The Lighthouse Cottage offers all amenities - and spectacular views
The Lighthouse Cottage offers all amenities – and spectacular views.

A small conservatory, facing south, allows for an unobstructed view over the cliffs and sea, as well as parts of the grassed area surrounding the property.

Three acres of land stretch from the lighthouse to the Fog Horn, from where a steeper slope extends to the high water mark.

All bedrooms feature contemporary designs and furniture
Contemporary furnishings and unobstructed views: the bedrooms offer everything you could ask for.

Six bedrooms make up the main building’s ground floor; two of them come with en-suite shower rooms while a separate bathroom is available for the remaining four bedrooms.

On the first floor, an open-plan combination of kitchen, dining/living room and study caters to all needs and offers access to the north and south terraces, making it ideal to entertain guests or just enjoy a quiet night in.

The open-plan living room has access to the north and south terraces of the cottage.
The open-plan living room has access to the north and south terraces of the cottage.

Although the main tower is not accessible, the property’s first floor more than makes up for this by offering a dramatic, unlimited view of the coastline, the sea and the surrounding green hills.

Closest to the lighthouse is the village of Porpatrick, approximately four miles away from the property; it caters to all everyday needs with a general store, various pubs and restaurants, a post office and a hotel.

The Light Keepers Cottage offers spectacular views over the Scottish west coast.
The Light Keepers Cottage offers spectacular views over the Scottish west coast.

Offering a range of retail and cultural opportunities, as well as professional services and secondary schooling, is Stranraer, a town roughly nine miles away.

Dumfries and Galloway offers a mix of scenic coastal routes and nearly untouched forests, ideal for cycling, sailing and fishing; a 20 minute drive leads golfers to three different courses and world famous Turnberry golf course is all but an hour away.

Killantringan Light Keepers House, priced at £485,000 (€685,766, $761,838), is sold by Knight Frank.