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Lavender Cottage – Home 99583 Cottage

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Lavender Cottage – Home 99583

Excellent 5/5 Excellent – based on 8 reviews

  • Cottage
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 5 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 5

Key Info

  • Nearest beach 42 km
  • Child friendly
  • Car advised
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Lavender Cottage is a very snug, homely cottage on the outskirts of the village of Carsphairn. It is situated between Loch Ken and Loch Doon, both 20 minutes drive away, within the vast forest park.

This is a very beautiful, tranquil part of Scotland, and is ideally situated to cater for all activities within country life. There are stunning views from the cottage windows (see below), which you can enjoy whilst relaxing beside the log fire. If you are feeling more active you can enjoy the walking, cycling, fishing, golf, sight seeing and water sport opportunities all available locally.

The village shop, post office and heritage centre are all nearby.

Further details outdoors

The cottage benefits from an enclosed garden at the rear, which is a suntrap.There is a parking space at the front of the cottage.

Location description from owner

The Galloway Forest Park region

Lavender

Lavender Cottage is a very snug, homely cottage on the outskirts of the village of Carsphairn. It is situated between Loch Ken and Loch Doon, both 20 minutes drive away, within the vast forest park.

This is a very beautiful, tranquil part of Scotland, and is ideally situated to cater for all activities within country life. There are stunning views from the cottage windows (see below), which you can enjoy whilst relaxing beside the log fire. If you are feeling more active you can enjoy the walking, cycling, fishing, golf, sight seeing and water sport opportunities all available locally.

The village shop, post office and heritage centre are all nearby.

Further details outdoors

The cottage benefits from an enclosed garden at the rear, which is a suntrap.There is a parking space at the front of the cottage.

Location description from owner

The Galloway Forest Park region

Lavender Cottage is in the Galloway Forest Park within the Dumfries and Galloway region of South West Scotland. This is a true golfers' paradise - known as the birthplace of golf, Scotland is home to hundreds of golf courses with 25 in this region.

it is remote enough to be a very relaxing getaway spot, but within driving distance from Ayr beach, Glasgow and stunning Edinburgh with its amazing architecture and history.

Galloway Forest Park

Galloway Forest Park area:
Enjoy a peaceful stroll on one of our woodland trails, or if you fancy something a little more strenuous, head out to the hills and climb the Merrick, South Scotland's highest peak. The area is steeped in history with many abbeys and castles to visit with memorials to Robert the Bruce. In Alloway, 30 minutes away you will find Burns Cottage, home to Scotland's bard - Robbie Burns.

Wildlife:
Galloway has some of Scotland's most amazing wildlife, including the red squirrel, otter pine marten, black grouse, golden eagle, red deer, red kite, buzzard, peregrine falcon, puffin and even nightjar.

Dark skies:
Galloway Forest Park has some of the best dark skies in Europe - ideal for star gazing.

Fishing:
There are some fantastic lochs and rivers here, all in beautiful surroundings, featuring a variety of fish from Brown Trout to Salmon. With permits from £6.00 it's a great way to spend the day.

Mountain biking:
Some seriously amazing mountain bike trails are here in Dumfries and Galloway. From beginner to adrenaline seeker, there is something for everyone. For more information see the website www.7stane.gov.uk.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom

Amenities

  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • 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
Yes, smoking allowed

About the owner

Robert H
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
01 Sep 2016
Years listed:
7
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English


This Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and sleeps 5. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 25 Sep 2009. Located in Dumfries and Galloway, it has 8 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £240 to £410.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 01 Sep 2016.

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“Stunning location”

Reviewed 30 Jul 2016

Great wee cottage in a gorgeous location. Has everything you need for a break away with plenty to see and do in the surrounding area. We visited for the nearby Dark Sky park but found that we didn't need to leave the village for a stunning display from the stars

“Well recommended”

Reviewed 10 Sep 2012

We stayed at lavender cottage for 10 days and i must say as holidays go this was great. bob and his wife are great and so helpful too.I cannot say enough how much i enjoyed this break.Carsphairn is a lovely little hamlet nestled between a range of rolloing hills and lochs just what the doctor ordered.

“Absolutely gorgeous place”

Reviewed 28 Apr 2012

We booked this trip at the last minute. Bob and his family were so friendly and their hospitality was first class. The cottage was spotless and could not fault it in any way. We all loved the coal/log fire which made the break even more relaxing. Bedrooms were beautiful and very comfortable, haven't slept so well in ages. Very dog friendly, with an enclosed garden. The surrounding forests and villages are definitely worth a visit. Will be definitely be going back.

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