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Burnbrae Mill Summer

Watermill | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car essential
  • Nearest beach 15km

Converted Mill located in a beautiful rural location within a converted farm steading. Excellent base for walking, cycling, fishing, horse riding, or just relaxing. The mill is approximately 2.5 miles from the villages of Lochfoot, Crocketford and Haugh of Urr and 8 miles from Dumfries, Castle Douglas, and Dalbeattie. We are located within the heart of Galloway, ideally situated to explore the whole of Dumfries & Galloway.

If your dates are not available at Burnbrae mill, please take a look at Abbey Green in New Abbey, it is new for 2014 and has been restored to a very high standard. New Abbey is perfect for people who enjoy the outdoors.

Location •Burnbrae Mill has a peaceful outlook but is centrally located and is convenient for Dumfries, Castle Douglas food town renowned for its specialised shops and Dalbeattie, Ae, Mabie Kirroughtree, and Glentool forests which boast of their top class mountain bike trails.

•The beautiful Solway coast, and its many beautiful beaches are a 20 minute drive away.

•Dumfries and Galloway is steeped in Scottish History, and many would say, it is the hidden gem of Scotland, with scenery that is diverse and inspiring. Once you have stayed in Dumfries and Galloway you won't want to go home.

•We are a family run business and you can be assured of a warm welcome. A map of the area and a welcome pack is provided.

The house shall be decorated for Christmas and have a real floor to ceiling height Christmas tree within the dining room.

4 star accommodation, awarded by Visit Scotland, one of only 59 in Dumfries and Galloway. Visit Scotland is a quality assurance scheme that has robust checks every year to ensure that quality is maintained.

Photo's of the view are taken from the French doors in the lounge.

The mill has full central heating.

There are two bathrooms within the mill. The ground floor bathroom has a bath with shower over bath, w.c and w.h.b, the first floor bathroom is fitted with a walk in shower, w.c and w.h.b.

Mill Layout, Ground Floor 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. First floor has a dining room, kitchen, lounge and shower room.

Ground Floor

The Master Bedroom has a king size (Rest Assured divan bed).

The Twin bedroom has two 3' by 6'6"(Rest Assured divan beds.

The third bedroom has Bunk beds, again these beds are 3' by 6'6", capable of sleeping adults as well as children.

The ground floor bathroom has a bath, w.c and w.h.b.

Hall and staircase with cast iron balustrade together with a dart board cabinet.

First Floor

Large dining room with a table and 6 chairs.

Large Kitchen with smeg, appliances. Washing Machine, Dishwasher, Ceramic Hob, Oven, Extractor Fan, and a Fridge/Freezer


Shower room fitted with a walk in shower, w.c and w.h.b.

Lounge, with wood burning stove, 32" LCD T.V, satellite (free view), dvd player together with a selection of DVD'S, xbox 360 and selection games, quality midi system with wireless head phones and a selection of CD's together with a selection of board games for all to enjoy. The large French door serving the lounge over look the burn and hills beyond.

Large private Garden and parking area

Patio Furniture and a gas BBQ is provided free

Putting green for the kids to enjoy. together with a sand pit and a few ride on toys.

All linen and one set of towels is provided at no additional cost.

Electric and oil for central heating is provided at no additional cost.

Cot available , the cot mattress is replaced every year.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Sandyhills 15 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car essential
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow Prestwick International, Edinburgh 100 km, Nearest railway: Dumfries 20 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
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, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (4), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ
Access Parking

The Dumfries and Galloway region

Discover the history and beauty of Dumfries & Galloway and you'll find lush green forests and sandy shores which have inspired great men and women. Visit the castles and historic spots to learn more of days gone by, while taking in the breath taking views.

Towns and Places in Dumfries & Galloway.

Dumfries & Galloway has a number of great towns and villages from the coastal communities to the highest village in Britain and the three towns dedicated to food, books and art.


Forest Parks and Scenic Areas

Discover a region where unspoiled natural beauty thrives, from the sandy shorelines to the highest peaks. Explore a Forest Park, ancient wood or enjoy a stroll while watching for wildlife.

Dumfries & Galloway History

With its connections to the beginning of Scottish Christianity, famous poet Robert Burns and great inventors such as Kirkpatrick Macmillan, Dumfries & Galloway has a fascinating history worth exploring.

Castle Douglas

Explore this magnificent part of Dumfries & Galloway which boasts the Galloway Red Kite Trail, Castle Douglas Food Town and The Colvend Coast.

Situated on the banks of the River Dee and close to the Solway coast, the charming town of Kirkcudbright boasts an attractive town centre. You will find a colourful combination of medieval, Georgian and Victorian buildings, along with a fine harbour overlooked by the 16th century MacLellan's Castle.

Also known as the Artists' Town, Kirkcudbright boasts connections with the Glasgow Boys and is a magnet for Scottish art-lovers, with a range of galleries and studios to explore.

Castle Douglas, is a great place for independently owned and unique shops, is actually designated Dumfries & Galloway's Food Town due to its market and farming traditions and fine range of local butchers, delis and cafes. Don't miss nearby Threave Gardens and Threave Castle.

Dalbeattie provides an excellent base for exploring the great outdoors. Internationally famous 7stanes mountain biking trail is nearby and there are many opportunities to enjoy golf, fishing or birdwatching. Head up Loch Ken following the Galloway Kite Trail and you'll find New Galloway, the smallest royal burgh in Scotland, which is also an excellent spot for those looking to enjoy a range of activities such as watersports. Nearby St John's town of Dalry gives you easy access to The Southern Upland Way.

Visit Gatehouse of Fleet, an attractive little town steeped in history, once a thriving industrial centre with cotton mills and shipbuilding industry. Like Kirkcudbright, the town and surroundings also features in film and literature with connections to The Wickerman, and Five Red Herrings by Dorothy L. Sayers.

Joining the Solway Coast Heritage Trail, explore more of the fantastic coastline at Auchencairn, which was once a hotbed for smuggling. On the Colvend Coast, the village of Kippford is a great place to sit outdoors and enjoy a meal or tackle a variety of outdoor activities such as sailing and walking. Take the scenic footpath to the neighbouring village of Rockcliffe and enjoy a spot of beach combing before you return.

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Review 1-10 of 13

14 Apr 2014


"A Hidden Gem"

It was hard to write this review as the mill is such a delight we almost want to keep it to ourselves! Burnbrae is an absolute charm, a great find in a stunning location. Set in an idyllic spot in Dum… More

23 Mar 2014


"Beautifully presented property, lovely countryside"

Had a very relaxing weekend at the mill. It has everything you need and was spotlessly clean. Comfy sitting room overlooks the countryside. Spacious and well equipped kitchen. Two hotels serving go… More

20 Feb 2014


"Lovely, clean holiday House! Fantastic stay."

Had a few days visit to burnbrae mill at half term. Really pleased, lovely place, owners thought of everything and the family loved the idea of the bedrooms on ground level and lounge and kitchen upst… More

28 Jan 2014


"Great cottage and wonderful location"

We have been to the mill more than once and each time we don't want to go home. It has more than you need, the bedrooms are nice and cosy, the living room has wonderful views over open country si… More

20 Jan 2014


"Luxurious peaceful get away"

Myself and family, (husband and 4 children) stayed at this beautiful cottage over New year and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were very impressed by the cleanliness of the mill, it was spotless. Th… More

15 Dec 2013


"Fantastic, idyllic!"

We booked the mill for a relaxing few days away from it all and it exceeded our expectations! The mill itself has all the modern features you would want (fantastic kitchen!) but still has so much char… More

6 Nov 2013


"An amazing place to stay!"

We recently stayed here and had a brilliant time! The Mill is lovely and clearly done to a high standard, it really did exceed our expectations! When we arrived the place was spotless and we really co… More

24 Oct 2013


"Brilliant place to stay."

We have stayed 4 or 5 times and enjoyed visit. A friendly welcome each time, some milk for a drink after a long drive. It is becoming a regular stay for us and we are looking forward to the next tim… More

13 Oct 2013


"Couldn't ask for a better holiday rental!"

Burnbrae Mill is a beautiful converted mill in a peaceful and picturesque location. It provides everything we could ask for in a holiday rental... and more besides. It is cleverly designed to make the… More

4 Oct 2013


"Wonderful countryside retreat"

A beautiful mill building conversion with stunning countryside views. The property exceeded our expectation with quality fittings throughout, and was larger than expected. The dining, kitchen and li… More

Review 1-10 of 13

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