The Station Masters House
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House | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 8
The Station Master's House is the restored former Sanquhar Station building - with all the facilities you need for a luxury self-catering break in a beautiful area.
The building has been beautifully restored and its unique character retained and our accommodation is as follows:
Modern well-equipped kitchen with granite worktops and a dishwasher
Stone flagged dining room (or loggia) seating up to 8 persons and created from the Station's light and airy waiting room space
Cosy living room with a log burner, hardwood floor and plasma TV as well as a DVD player and plenty of books, magazines and board games
Three beautiful bedrooms (two king-sized doubles and one twin - zippable to create a super king 6' double)
Three bathrooms - one en-suite with the master double bedroom, one as a family bathroom with a rolled top bath and one fully accessible WC and shower room
Utility room with boiler and drying rack, a garage and secure bike storage.
The single-level layout of the building and wider-than-normal doorways make the Station Master's House at Sanquhar Station ideal for those with disabilities.
It is hard to describe or show everything about Sanquhar Station but we'd love you to see for yourself. Please contact us to check on availability and prices for your next short break or holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 8, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Ayr 49 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||4 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Glasgow 93 km, Nearest railway: Sanquhar|
|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|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (3), Cots (1), Dining seats for 8, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Private fishing lake or river|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking|
About this location
The Dumfries and Galloway region
Dumfries & Galloway, the Scottish Borders and Ayrshire & Arran regions of Southern Scotland are lands of breathtaking scenery and areas of outstanding natural beauty, wilderness and romance.
Scotland is generally known as the home of golf and Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders offer some challenging courses.
Whatever type of challenge you seek the golf courses of southern Scotland will test your golfing skills to the full. From championship level parkland and links golf courses to smaller 9 hole family golf centres with all weather range facilities, every skill level is catered for.
Southern Scotland is a magnificent place to fish. With many spectacular lochs and other fishing areas providing many types of fishing. The River Nith is close by & there is a beat with log cabin available for hire. To view: http://www.ryehill-farm.co.uk/fishing.html
The ancient Town of Sanquhar, though granted its Royal charter as late as 1598, has its origins rooted in the 8th century when Sanquhar was first called ' Sean Caer ' meaning in the Celtic tongue ' Old Fort ' or ' Old Castle '.
A good selection of local shops includes a baker, butcher, florist, chemist, newsagent & 3 small supermarkets including a Co Op. Eateries within walking distance include an a local arts centre cafe, The Nithsdale & famous Blackaddie restaurant for fine dining.
Sanquhar is the site of the World's oldest Post Office and scene of 17th century Covenantors' declaration renouncing alliegience first to Charles I, then to James VII.
Sanquhar's Tolbooth erected in 1735 at the instigation of Charles Duke of Queensberry and designed by William Adam stands intact to this day and its graceful Palladian facade enhances the town's High Street.
The Southern Upland Way runs through Sanquhar which is an accommodation location for the route.
To find out more about the Southern Upland Way visit:
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21 Nov 2014
"If only Railway Stations were all like this...!"
First impressions are important, and at this place that is of Quality. The renovation of the Station was clearly a work of some love (I sense a train-spotter owns this place!) and as a result each ro… More
10 Nov 2014
"Brilliant holiday cottage - best we've ever stayed in"
The Station Masters House was the best holiday cottage we've ever stayed in. The rooms are all large and well furnished, The whole place is lovely and warm. The station is busy enough to be inter… More
30 Aug 2014
We have just got home after staying in this house. It was the best self catering property I've stayed in. The rooms were decorated to a high standard and the bathroom was to die for. Although it … More
10 Aug 2014
"I was Station Master Sanquhar for the week :-)"
Half Term in October spent in rainy Scotland. But the weather did not put us off and managed to get out and about by car and train. The house has been done up to an excellent standard with the bathroo… More
26 Jul 2014
"Fabulous property to stay in"
This review is being written two years after we stayed here for a week, simply because it wasn't on TripAdvisor back then and I couldn't work out how to get it added.We were looking for some… More
7 Mar 2014
This was our 2nd visit to The Station Master's House and we love it! Being dog owners, we travel a lot in the UK, mainly renting cottages and this is the first one where we have felt completely … More
31 Jul 2013
"Luxury Self Catering Acommodation in Sanquhar"
“We stayed at the Station Masters House in Sanquhar for 1 week early in July 2013. We found this property with it's features and facilities to be exactly as described by the owners website, so … More
20 Jun 2013
"5* Luxury & Character"
Have just spent a lovely 4 days with family at the Station Masters' House and could not recommend more highly. 5* Comfort (including the beds) and all mod cons such as wifi, Freesat - and bonus, … More
9 May 2013
"5 star comfort"
We booked this property as part of week long 90th birthday celebration for my mother in law. She had lived in Sanquhar for many years and this return trip allowed her to catch up with family and frie… More
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