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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
FOXFLAT is a well positioned main door apartment off Castle Douglas' main shopping street, King Street. It is within immediate walking distance to all the market town's amenities. Arranged over first floor level the apartment sleeps 4/6 persons with 2 bedrooms and a third bedroom/ sitting room. Recently decorated to a high standard the apartment benefits from a large exclusive garden to the rear with direct back door access. The lounge/ dining room area comfortably seats 6 people both in the lounge and dining areas and benefits from a wood burning stove fire, TV and DVD/CD player. There are 2 lovely brown leather sofas and a comfy armchair with foot stool. The main double bedroom is situated off the lounge with memory foam mattress, dressing table area and fitted wardrobes. The second bedroom features white bunk beds, hanging space and chest of drawers. The kitchen is galley style and well equipped with electric hob and oven, fridge, small freezer, sink and drying area. The kitchen is situated off the second sitting room/ third bedroom. The sitting room benefits from a sofa bed for 2, rocking chair, breakfast bar for 2 persons and storage as a third bedroom. There is also a TV and play-station with plentiful games and DVDs. The shower room is freshly decorated located off the hall with a good electric shower, and new wc and sink. Downstairs on entry there is a vestibule with storm door and a spacious hall with hat and coat stand, lamp and console table. There is a door leading to the utility area and back garden. The utility area stores a washer/ dryer. The garden, which is a sun trap, is raised up by about 6 steps and is arranged over one level. There is a washing line in the garden, seating area, BBQ and sand pit.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Sandyhills 18 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow Airport 162 km, Nearest railway: Dumfries 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Outdoors||Private garden, BBQ|
The Dumfries and Galloway region
Castle Douglas is a picturesque market town in the heart of Dumfries and Galloway. There is plenty to do in the area including a walk to Barstrobrick Monument, Screel and the National Trust Walk at Kippford to Rockcliffe or a shorter walk to Threave Gardens from FOXFLAT or by car to Threave Castle about 2 miles away which housed the Black Earls of Douglas. There are plenty of golf courses nearby from 9 holes in Castle Douglas, Tongland (driving range) and Barnbarrock to championship courses at Southerness. The 7 Stanes is close by for cycling enthusiasts close to Dalbeattie.
There is an abundance of places to visit for families including Cream O Galloway, Cocoa Bean Factory, Mabie Farm Park, Dalscone Pottery, Galloway Activity Centre and the Waterski Centre at Loch Ken.
The town has a tourist information office open from April to October at the main car park at the top of the town close to the library and there is a To Do Folder inside FOXFLAT.
The town itself is known as the 'Food Town' and is renowned for its independent retailing. King Street is the main thoroughfare with lots of butchers, Delis, coffee shops and restaurants. Favourites are Designs Cafe and In house for a quality coffee. In terms of dining out there are many options from good bar food to Italian (Carlos), Indian (Jewel in the Crown), Chinese (Jade Palace and take away Great Wall). There are plenty of pubs/ hotels and the Sulwarth Brewery is worth a visit for a sample of locally brewed beers.
The town has an enviable retailing offer with ladieswear, menswear, childrenswear and homeware with many shoppers travelling from far afield as well as a good 'shop local' mentality. Favourites are Foxhat, Livingstons, Designs, Tessera and Country House. There are a few antique shops for a rumage.
There is a nearby 'Loch walk' around Carlingwark Loch. With plenty of activity options including tennis courts in the town, 2 parks at the top and bottom end of King Street, library and a small public swimming pool the children can be kept amused very local. There are other swimming pools in Kirkcubright and a larger leisure pool in Dumfries, DG1. The Fullarton provides the town's cinema and Theatre offering.
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25 Nov 2014
"Beautiful flat - such lovely decor, so homely and perfect for families."
What a beautiful flat - decorated to a very high spec, well equipped and great outdoor space for bbq's and plenty space for my young kids to safely run around. Castle Douglas is lovely - so many … More
18 Oct 2014
"Lovely accommmodation. Great holiday base."
My family & l thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Foxflat during the October holidays. The flat is beautifully decorated & furnished & makes an ideal base for exploring Castle Douglas & the surrounding are… More
2 Aug 2014
"Fabulous, cosy, home from home!"
Absolutely fantastic apartment with incredible attention to detail. Everything you could possibly need and more was provided. The children loved the board games and playstation, not to mention the loc… More
5 Jun 2014
"Excellent break. Lovely flat, nice wee town."
The flat is really lovely, we really enjoyed our stay: everything we needed was there, the kitchen in particular was really well equipped and all of it nice quality. I loved the decor and the main li… More
25 Mar 2014
"Fabulous Family Accommodation!"
We had a great time in this apartment with our 3 children. The accommodation is very comfortable, welcoming and has been decorated to an impeccable standard. There is lots of family fun on your doorst… More