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Excellent 5/5 Score from 5 reviews


Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed

Set in a unique riverside location, this cottage sits in a peacefull wooded valley, rest and relaxation are assured. The bedroom provides twin or double bed options with an ensuite bathroom. The lounge and dining areas have superb river views where, herons, dippers, red squirrelsand the occassional otter can be observed. The open plan kitchen provides all modern conveniences. Suitable for couples. Beautiful riverside garden with sitting areas. Private parking with easy access and just three steps into property over a bridge. Maidenholm Forge Mill is a very historic building which has been sympathetically restored by ourselves and it used to be a working Forge. We have retained many of the original exterior features such as the water courses and the Waterwheels but the interiors are designed for your complete comfort. Our changeover day is Friday. We regret NO SMOKING or Pets are allowed in our properties

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Edinburgh. Glasgow and Prestwick 130 km, Nearest railway: Dumfries 18 km
Family friendly Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes No pets allowed, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Ensuite bathroom with shower over bath. Bedroom with either a 6ft double bed or 2 singles (your choice). Lounge with every comfort. DIning area and open plan kitchen. River and garden views. Laundry facilities. Riverside Terrace and seating in the riverside garden by the pond.

Further details outdoors

Beautiful riverside garden with pond area and seating. Surrounded by woodlands there are many walks to choose from our doorstep.

Further details

Rental cost low season from £320 to high season £370

The Dumfries and Galloway region

Dumfries and Galloway has many beautiful coastal streteches along the Solway Firth and the Galloway Hills and Forrests are for walking and wildlife.

Cycling and Mountain Biking with the 7stanes world class mountain tracks close at hand. Numerous Wildlife reserves and Castles and Historic Houses to explore. The Galloway Dark Sky Park on the doorstep and countless beautiful gardens to visit.


Dalbeattie is surrounded by woodland and nestles in a valley with the The Dalbeattie Burn and the River Urr passing through,plentiful Salmon and Sea trout fishing available with day permits.TheTown has plentiful shops,restaurants and pubs all within walking distance plus a wonderful Museum dedicated to the Granite quarrying industry from which Dalbeattie gots its fame and friendly people

The Market town of Castle Douglas is just a 5 mile drive away and Kirkudbright known as the artist town with its Harbour and galleries is a 30 minute drive away. Coastal resorts of Rockcliffe and Kippford are all within easy reach and the Colvend coast has many hidden resorts.

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10 Sep 2014


"This is one of the best self-catering cottages we've been in."

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Waterwheel - beautiful accommodation, very friendly and helpful hosts, and an exquisite setting with the river flowing through the beautiful back garden as you lo… More

4 Sep 2014


"Secluded Haven"

Had a wonderful week at the "Waterwheel" in July.Beautiful surroundings and lovely garden with lots of interesting wildlife - squirrels, herons and otters to mention a few.The cottage was ve… More

16 Jul 2014


"Total heaven."

Relaxing ,welcoming ,excellent facilities. Lovely beaches nearby. Lovely part of Scotland. Beautiful gardens which you are welcome to walk in.… More

We aim to give you the best holiday experience and are only happy with happy guests. Love to welcome you back. Thank you

2 Jul 2014


"Lovely accommodation in a beautiful mill-run and burnside setting."

Excellent cottage with great views, especially of Dalbeattie Burn. Wonderful garden.Good access to local town centre shops and pubs. Central for trips out by car to the local towns, forests and seasi… More

Thank you. Our business is to provide a good holiday experience. Its is a lovely part of Scotland with a diverse landscape and lots to see and do.Hope to welcome you back.

19 Feb 2014


"A fantastic place to stay!"

We went for a valentines weekend away as my girlfriend had never been to Scotland before. This was fairly close to the border, and not far from her house. The cottage was very well looked after and th… More

Thank you very much and we hope to welcome you again.

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Calendar last updated:14 Nov 2014

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