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The West Wing, Knockbrex


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The West Wing - South facing Sea View

Manor House | 4 bedrooms | sleeps 8

Key Info
  • Beach or lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
  • Car advised
  • Nearest beach 0.5km

The West Wing of an historic mansion house, situated in mature private gardens overlooking the Solway Coast. Set just 200m from the shoreline, this distinctive property has ready access to a variety of coastal activities, ideal for beach holidays, watersports, coastal walks, golf, fishing and cycling. The perfect location to experience secluded and tranquil escape in the countryside.

A perfect retreat for family holidays, the newly renovated accommodation is equipped to the highest of modern standards, while retaining much of the original Victorian architectural character and charm.

The house provides a lounge with spectacular panoramic coastal sea views, a large dining hall with feature log-burning fireplace, a traditional farmhouse kitchen, 4 bedrooms including 1 king size suite with ensuite bathroom, 2 double rooms and a twin room with adult size bunkbeds and a separate daybed (suitable for children under 14), a family bathroom with bath and separate shower, a cloakroom with WC, and a separate utility room with washer/dryer. Externally, there is a sea-view terrace, a large lawned garden with adjoining stream, a one-acre 'walled garden' suitable for ball sports and ample parking for several cars.

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Size Sleeps up to 8, 4 bedrooms
Nearest beach Carrick and Ardwall - 500 metres 500 m
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Prestwich, Glasgow or Edinburgh 90 km, Nearest railway: Dumfries 20 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, Sea view
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 8
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ, Swing set
Access Secure parking

The Dumfries and Galloway region

Explore Dumfries & Galloway - Visit mysterious castles and fascinating museums one day and enjoy mountain biking through forests or sailing the Irish Sea the next. Dumfries & Galloway has so much to offer from art galleries, nature reserves and glorious gardens to Scotland�¢??s National book town in Wigtown and premier Artists community in Kirkcudbright.

The region offers a wealth of family activities enhanced by abundant natural wildlife & habitats, historic sites and Britains' first Dark Sky Park for the best star gazing in Europe! Come enjoy our local seasonal festivals - including the renown Wickerman Festival in July, Spring Fling art fair, June Jazz Festival, and the Winter Food Fest to name but a few . . .

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Located in South-west Scotland, bordering both England and Ireland - the region offers very easy access by road and rail, with daily high-speed ferry crossing to Ireland.

Events - Buzzing with energy, Dumfries & Galloway has a great mix of events and festivals every month of the year. Explore local culture and traditions and enjoy great days out whatever your passion, be it walking, wildlife, food, jazz or classic cars.

Arts and Crafts - With so much inspiration around, from the colourful history and the stunning landscapes, it�¢??s not surprising to learn that Dumfries & Galloway is home to so many artists and craftsmen, who make the most of their surroundings when creating their pieces.

From walking to kayaking, from finding the green to hurtling down hills, there's so much to do in Dumfries & Galloway's outdoor playground, so tee off, saddle up or get your motor running - just get out there, get active and enjoy.

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Review 1-7 of 7

19 May 2014


"Peace and quiet in comfort!"

A lovely holiday house with everything you would hope for. Lots of kitchen utensils, a smashing stove, really comfy beds and powerful showers. It even passes Nicola's sofa test - if it rains you … More

29 Jan 2014


"Great Scottish getaway"

A home from home, lovely house with a pretty garden, near the beach, well kitted out for cooking big meals. Close to the Dumfries biking trails. If the weather misbehaves it's a pleasant place to chill out. The service on booking was excellent.

27 Jan 2014


"Fabulous holiday accommodation"

Very high standard accommodation, booking was easy all information regarding accommodation sent very quickly and all queries answered promptly. The property was of a very high standard and far exceede… More

27 Jan 2014


"Unforgettable weekend"

It was definitely the best place to stay and enjoy the Scottish sceneryVery cosy and warm environmentTidy and cleanSpacious rooms providing all luxuries and facilitiesSpectacular views of the seaside … More

5 Nov 2013


"A great family weekend break"

As we entered the property the downstairs dining room had a large table & chairs & a log burner all set & ready to go. Next was the large kitchen with two ovens & a large fridge freezer. Everything y… More

4 Feb 2013


"Our home away from home in Scotland !!"

What a place! On approach, the first time, it is like driving up to your own stately home!
Inside it is cosy and comfy. Lovely wood burning stove and all the comforts of your own home! We were there for the Thanksgiving Holiday and we cannot wait to return. Our vacation included 6 people and there was plenty of room for everyone and lots of nooks and crannies for time alone, reading, reflecting or whatever too. The kitchen is great and the common rooms are great for family time and game playing etc.. JUST what we were looking for! Make sure to go for Ice Cream at Cream O Galloway nearby!!

2 Feb 2013


"Fantastic break with friends on the south coast of Scotland"

Great long weekend to get away from the city with a group of friends - we have stayed here 3 times now. The property is a good balance of character and convenience, a great old building, always immaculate upon arrival, well equipped for a group of 8 to cook, dine and lounge. The location is ideal - very close to the coast for super views of the sea, and some great hikes and bike rides. Sitting out in the garden with a glass of wine whilst the sun drops on the sea is a real treat! Nearby towns are well worth a visit, even if just for the fantastic fish and chips and hot smoked salmon! Kirkudbright in particular is well worth a visit, a lovely harbour town with a castle and a few nice art galleries.
Booking is always straightforward and the owners have been very helpful with directions and suggestions for things to do.

Review 1-7 of 7

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