Rowan Cottage is an imposing end terraced villa situated on a delightful elevated site overlooking the Nith Estuary and within the national scenic area of outstanding beauty. The cottage was built in 1880 for a ship's captain during times when the historic port was extremely busy with ships. The historic quay still remains. The village has an excellent pub which serves food and a village shop. The cottage is only 5 miles from Dumfries town.