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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Thornleigh

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Very Good 4.5/5 Score from 9 reviews

Thornleigh

House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 7

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden

Beautiful Arts and Crafts House available for self catering holiday lets. Stunning views of estuary. Sleeps 7. 2 reception rooms. 3 bedrooms (1 en suite). Separate bathroom. 2 additional WCs. Large kitchen / dining room. Private mature garden. Off street parking for several cars. Use of shared slipway. Sun lounge. Seating in garden. Kippford is a small village renowned for its sailing. There are 2 friendly pubs which both serve delicious food and welcome children.

Size Sleeps up to 7, 3 bedrooms
Nearest beach Kippford
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap
Access Car essential
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Glasgow 159 km, Nearest railway: Dumfries 34 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Telephone, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites
Furniture Single beds (5), Double beds (1), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Bedroom 1 - double with en-suite bathroom with WC.

Bedroom 2 - large bedroom with twin beds.

Bedroom 3 - single bed and bunk beds.

Separate bathroom.

2 separate WCs - 1 on ground floor.

Fully equipped kitchen / diner with seating for 8, AGA, electric cooker, fridge with freezer compartment, dishwasher.

Utility room with washing machine and drying space.

Large sitting room - Beautifully furnished in keeping with house - seating for 8. Open fireplace. Hifi system - leads onto sun lounge.

2nd sitting room - Open fireplace. TV. Seating for 6.

Rocking horse.

Further details outdoors

Off street parking for several cars. Garage - used for storage. Beautiful mature garden with numerous trees and shrubs and grass area ideal for children to play. Private road, hence very few cars.

Further details

We generally let by the week with Friday being the changeover day. We can also let for weekends and half weeks - enquire for more information. All beds have duvets. We provide bedlinen and towels. Arrival any time after 3pm. Departure by 11am.

About this location

The Dumfries and Galloway region

The climate in the area is similar to that in Cornwall due to the Gulf Stream. Many people drive straight past the area on their way to the highlands and miss out on the beautiful rolling countryside, amazing beaches, historic towns and buildings. The sea is warm enough to swim in in the summer. The largest town in the area is Dumfries (21 miles). Castle Douglas, a smaller town within 20 minutes drive, has been designated a food town with a plethora of speciality food shops selling a variety of local produce, cafes, restaurants and hotels. Kircudbright within 45 minutes drive is a centre for craft workers and artists and has been designated The Artists Town. There is so much more to discover in the area, and best of all we don't get midges!!

Kippford

For mountain bikers, the 7Stanes biking trail centre in Dalbeattie Forest is only a few miles away.

There are numerous golf courses - including a very good par 3 just outside the village, bird-watching, walking - there are a huge network of coastal paths, sailing - in the village, horse-riding - within a 15minute drive.

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Review 1-9 of 9

5 Jan 2015

5/5

"Fantastic New Year"

We stayed for 4 nights 30.12.14 - 3.1.15 , group of 6 friends including two 12 year old boys and a dog. The location is stunning, beautiful and peaceful. The house was perfect, quirky and different. … More

16 Sep 2014

5/5

"Beautiful and civilised house in pretty location"

This was sadly only a 2 night stay over a weekend but all of us wished it had been longer. The house inside was beautifully and tastefully furnished and decorated with interesting paintings and prints… More

9 Jun 2014

4/5

"Fabulous .great location & beautiful house"

Had a wonderful week with our daughter & family.The location & view is fantastic .Right by the beautiful shell beach.Lovely Arts & craft house with loads of space but a little dated.Our grandson spen… More

27 Feb 2014

4/5

"Amazing house"

What a house, we all loved it and hope to return one day. It's full of character and is so spacious, we have two lively boys and even they couldn't fill this house. Whilst we were there we… More

29 Jun 2013

4/5

"lovely house, great location!"

This is a well equipped holiday home with lots of quirky features! The garden is a sun trap and the views over the estuary facinating. we took 2 large four legged friends with us and they adored the e… More

31 Aug 2012

5/5

"A great location, house was like home from home, highly recommend."

Was surprised by how much I enjoyed our stay, a tranquil setting, everything you needed was in the house. Lots of visitors about but relaxing, the tides going out and being able to walk out to the island was something, There is plenty to do if you want an active holiday or if you are like me just going at a slower pace. It was funny watching the people trying to get a mobile signal, sometimes it was ok, then it could disappear.

24 Aug 2012

5/5

"Fabulous house and beautiful location. I highly recommend it!"

We loved our stay in this house. It is a beautiful large family home with wonderful panoramic views of the estuary. It is situated at the end of a private single track road right on the estuary, next to a shell beach too! Local inn serving good food is a very pleasant 15 minute stroll away in the village. Fabulous area for exploring too. We'll be back!

24 Jul 2012

5/5

"First Rate Family Home"

Great house in a stunning location. This is a traditional family home with large rooms and high ceilings. Very well presented and equipped. The views from the bedrooms and living rooms are over the large well kept garden to the sea. The house is right by the sea and the beach is a stone throw away. The access is along a private road which makes the location even more peaceful and quiet yet there is a pleasant pub and restaurant 15 minute easy walk along the road right by the sea. There is a small slipway for launching boats which we put to good use.
We had a great weeks holiday here and were lucky enough to be able to extend our stay by a couple of days. Kippford is a hidden gem in Galloway.

23 Jul 2012

5/5

"Beautiful house and perfect location with enough room for everyone!"

This house is in an amazing location! Lovely views no matter what the weather throws at you! The house itself retains its original features and is furnished to a standard in keeping with the Arts and Crafts period of the house! 5 adults and 3 children stayed here for a long weekend and there was enough space or everyone. The children had a great time exploring. Kipfford is a 5 minute walk and the pub in the village overlooks the estuary...perfect for that evening drink or meal.
We spent every evening on the beach in front of the house looking in rock pools and taking in the sea air...lovely!!
Tesco does shopping delivery to the house so you don't have to worry about those groceries.
We would definitely recommend this house and would stay here again.

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    Calendar last updated:20 Feb 2015

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