Luxurious country mansion in private grounds near Moffat
Available for exclusive-use self-catering holidays, accommodating up to a maximum of 18 people in nine luxurious bedrooms. The house is ideal for special occasions including family reunions, anniversaries, birthday parties, weekend house-parties, sophisticated stag & hen parties, honeymoons, small intimate weddings, marquee weddings, or just for peaceful and relaxing holidays within the privacy of your own country estate.
Shooting Parties Welcome
Staff including housekeeper, butler, private chef or caterers can be arranged. Please ask for details.
Wood-burning stoves during winter months. Logs, central heating, towels and linen are all included.
Comfortable seating for up to 18 people in the reception hall.
Snooker room with full-size antique table.
Games Room with table football & air hockey table.
WiFi throughout most of the house
SKY Movies & Sky Sports channels
Large selection of DVD's
Selection of board games
Croquet on the lawn during summer months
Outdoor activities including cycling, mountain biking, walking, golf, tennis, fishing, game shooting and clay pigeon shooting can be arranged nearby. The area is ideal for hill walking and the 212 mile Southern Upland Way skirts the edge of the estate on the east side of Moffat Water. There are miles of quiet country roads for cycling around the estate as well as cycle paths around Moffat.
Large charcoal barbecue and outdoor furniture provided during the summer.
Murder Mystery and other themed events can be arranged. Contact us for details.
To make your stay completely effortless and relaxing, employ the services of our professional housekeeper. She will keep the house tidy, run the kitchen, look after the wood-burning stoves, prepare and serve, drinks, lunches, coffees and afternoon teas, as well as deal with your laundry and ironing. Contact us for details/prices. Early booking advised.
|Size||Sleeps up to 18, 9 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||3 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow 98 km, Nearest railway: Lockerbie 19 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||9 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms and 4 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (4), Double beds (3), Dining seats for 18, Lounge seats for 18|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ|
Dumfries & Galloway is a very picturesque region of Scotland and is usually milder than the rest of the country due to the Gulf Stream. There are many places to visit in the region with activities and visitor attractions for all ages.
A few nearby attractions include:
The Grey Mare's Tail - the 5th highest waterfall in Britain, near Moffat.
The Samye Ling Buddhist centre in Eskdalemuir with a Temple, Tibetan Tearoom, courses, retreats and tours.
Craigieburn Tibetan Garden and coffee shop.
Drumlanrig Castle near Thornhill with castle tours and many outdoor activities available including mountain biking, shooting, fishing and Land Rover tours as well as a number of events including the Country Fair in August and outdoor theatre performances etc.
The Moffat Classic Car Rally is an annual event usually held in June. About 900 entrants come from all over the UK as well as France and Germany.
The annual Sheep Races are usually held in mid August in Moffat High Street.
There are over 30 golf courses in Dumfries & Galloway including one in Moffat.
The Lake District is just over an hour's drive to the south.
Glasgow & Edinburgh are about an hour's drive to the north.
Moffat is a bustling little country town which attracts visitors from all over the world. There are numerous hotels in the high street including the narrowest hotel in Britain. There's a wide selection of shops including a small supermarket, two petrol stations, a post office, newsagent, gift shops, butcher, baker, health food shop, book shop, pottery, two garden centres, award winning restaurants, coffee shops, cafe, two fish & chip shops, a chinese takeaway, a shoe shop, a florist, hairdressers, clothes shops, a woolen mill shop, a small museum and more. There are larger supermarkets in Lockerbie (12 miles), Dumfries (20 miles) and Carlisle 44 miles. Tesco can take orders online and deliver to the door.
There's an ice rink in Lockerbie (12 miles) and Dumfries (20 miles)
A number of regular events are held in Moffat including the Classic Car Rally, The Moffat Agricultural Show, local theatre performances, the famous Sheep Races, the Walking Festival, Christmas Festival, The Farmer's Market and more...............