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The Byre Self Catering Cottage – Home 1651084 Cottage

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

The Byre Self Catering Cottage – Home 1651084

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  • Cottage
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Cottage / 3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car essential
  • Ask about pets
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Enjoy a peaceful break at The Byre self catering cottage, set on our organic working farm amid the stunning scenery of Dumfries and Galloway. A warm friendly welcome awaits you with underfloor heating and a wood/ coal burning stove.

The Byre comprises of a family room, an ensuite double room and an ensuite twin room, with extra capacity available on the sofa bed in the studio. Each bedroom has a wardrobe, dressing table, bedside cabinet, towel rail and digital television. Beds are made up for your arrival and towels and additional bedding are provided.

There is a modern open plan kitchen, dining and living room with French doors which open onto the patio with picnic table, allowing you to choose to eat inside or out. The fully fitted kitchen is designed to meet all your needs with a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer combined, microwave, electric oven and hob, toaster, fridge and small freezer.

Explore the farm on our farm walk and take the opportunity

Enjoy a peaceful break at The Byre self catering cottage, set on our organic working farm amid the stunning scenery of Dumfries and Galloway. A warm friendly welcome awaits you with underfloor heating and a wood/ coal burning stove.

The Byre comprises of a family room, an ensuite double room and an ensuite twin room, with extra capacity available on the sofa bed in the studio. Each bedroom has a wardrobe, dressing table, bedside cabinet, towel rail and digital television. Beds are made up for your arrival and towels and additional bedding are provided.

There is a modern open plan kitchen, dining and living room with French doors which open onto the patio with picnic table, allowing you to choose to eat inside or out. The fully fitted kitchen is designed to meet all your needs with a dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer combined, microwave, electric oven and hob, toaster, fridge and small freezer.

Explore the farm on our farm walk and take the opportunity to meet all the farm animals including the Belted Galloways, sheep, chickens, ducks and horses. Between the months of March and June it is lambing time on the farm and guests are welcome to help feed the lambs. The Byre is ideally situated within Dumfries and Galloway for easy access to local attractions. There is lots to do in the area including walking, fishing, mountain biking, golfing and horse riding. In addition come and see local castles, art, gardens, wildlife and museums.

The Byre is classified as a Category 1 Disabled Access property under the National Accessibility Scheme.

Prices include linen, electricity and fuel for the underfloor heating and wood/ coal burning stove.

Open all year round.


Location description from owner

The Scotland region

Dumfries and Galloway is a lovely place to visit. It has a mild climate and could be described as Scotland in miniature. The countryside comprises of an attractive patchwork quilt of fields with rolling hills and dry stone dykes (walls). The region is well known for it's wildlife, castles, walking, golf, art and good food, and has lots to offer to couples, families and large groups. The Byre self catering cottage is situated on Low Kirkbride Farm, an organic working farm in Nithsdale, and is ideally located for easy access to all the attractions across the region.

Auldgirth

The quiet and tranquil nature of the scenic area is superb for walking. We have a walking leaflet with a series of seven walks, varying in difficulty and length, which start from the cottage door. The quiet roads are also superb for cyclists.

The unspoilt nature of the area is ideal for a variety of wildlife species to thrive. In the countryside surrounding the cottage you can spot red squirrels, roe deer, buzzards and red kites. We are close to the Dark Skies Galloway Forest Park and therefore the cottage is ideally located for star gazing. There are plenty of nature reserves in the area too, the Wildlife and Wetland Trust at Caerlaverock and RSPB Mersehead are close by. Esk Rigg at Lockerbie is the best place to be guaranteed to see red squirrels and the Red Kite Trail at Laurieston, where the kites are fed every day at two o'clock, is a must see.

There is lots to do in the area for families. Drumlanrig Castle is a fun day out for the whole family with a beautiful stately castle, adventure playground, and walking and cycling routes through the forest. At Cream O' Galloway, where delicious ice cream is made, you can watch the cows being milked, climb up the viewing tower or zoom down the flying fox.

Locally, Thornhill is an attractive town with free parking and lovely independent shops including the 101, Tag and Voila for fashion; Thomas Tosh and Memories for gifts; and A Taste of Galloway and John G Renicks Butcher for great locally produced foods.

Ellisland Farm, home of the famous poet Robert Burns, is a popular museum nearby where Burns wrote some of his best known poems including Tam O' Shanter. Here you can enjoy the peaceful setting, guided tours and riverside walk. In Dumfries you can also visit his house which is now a museum and also the Robert Burns Centre.

There are several local golf courses (Thornhill and Sanquhar) and links courses (Powfoot and Southerness) nearby. The cottage is 4km from the River Nith, one of Scotland's most productive rivers, where salmon and sea trout can be caught. The 7Stanes mountain biking trails are also easily accessible from the cottage.

Kirkcudbright is the regions artists town where many of the Glasgow Boys lived and worked in the early twentieth century, today it is a thriving art community with several galleries and shops. In the immediate vicinity, Lucianne Lassalle's studio at Wallaceton offers classes throughout the year. The Spring Fling, held on the last weekend in May, covers the length and breadth of the region and is Scotland's leading visual art and craft open studio event.

There are several regional festivals, including the Newton Stewart Walking Festival in May, the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival also in May, The Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival in June, the Wickerman Festival in July, and the Lockerbie Jazz Festival in September.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Bed & bathroom

  • 2 Double Beds, 1 Sofa Bed, 4 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 2 En suites

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Table tennis
  • Pool or snooker table
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

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Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property
Cancellation policy
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About the owner

Zan K
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated::
19 Feb 2017
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 28 Mar 2014. Located in Dumfries, it has 2 reviews with an overall rating of 4.5. The average weekly rate is £700.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 19 Feb 2017.

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