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Cottage / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 4 Home 151848

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Historical cottage converted from Old Smithy Cottage

2bedrooms
4sleeps
 min stay varies

Cottage / 2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

Families

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

Description from owner

Description

Come and enjoy our 18th century traditional cosy Galloway stone cottage, nestled in a small hamlet, in the Nith Valley, 8 miles north of Dumfries. The area offers peace and tranquility in gorgeous, countryside where there is an abundance of wildlife, even get close to the now rare red squirrel. Walks and cycle trails start right at the cottage door. Maps are provided. Drive for miles on traffic free roads.

The local River Nith is 2 miles away, with it's tributaries which are famous for trout, sea trout and salmon. Permits are available locally. Rainbow trout and course fishing are also available. Other activities include golf, horse-riding, pottery, painting, bird watching, bee-keeping (Help or watch the owner produce his very own honey), quad biking, sailing, museums, castles and more, not forgetting the tea room trail!

Location description from owner

The Dumfries and Galloway region

Dumfries

Come and enjoy our 18th century traditional cosy Galloway stone cottage, nestled in a small hamlet, in the Nith Valley, 8 miles north of Dumfries. The area offers peace and tranquility in gorgeous, countryside where there is an abundance of wildlife, even get close to the now rare red squirrel. Walks and cycle trails start right at the cottage door. Maps are provided. Drive for miles on traffic free roads.

The local River Nith is 2 miles away, with it's tributaries which are famous for trout, sea trout and salmon. Permits are available locally. Rainbow trout and course fishing are also available. Other activities include golf, horse-riding, pottery, painting, bird watching, bee-keeping (Help or watch the owner produce his very own honey), quad biking, sailing, museums, castles and more, not forgetting the tea room trail!

Location description from owner

The Dumfries and Galloway region

Dumfries and Galloway offers gorgeous views and quiet traffic free roads within a short drive we have great costal routes and also the Highest village in Scotland . Along the way there is places to stop every few miles. Being the Border area there are many Castle's and Abbeys to visit and explore.

Glenmidge

Set in stunning location with great country pursuits on the doorstep. The Old Smithy is popular with young and old alike. We are one of the very few dark Sky ares in Dumfries and Galloway so star gazing is popular in Glenmidge Thornhill is a lovely little town close by with wide streets and plenty free parking Further on is Drumlanrig Castle home of the Buccleugh Family with famous art collection, Children's activity centre ,also miles of marked trails for walking or cycling . Up a beautiful valley is Durrisdeer Church with its famous Marble Statues don't miss afternoon teas on Sunday .Take in Wanlock Head The highest village in Scotland ,also lead mining Museum and Gold Panning Ellisland Farm is also close by home of our famous poet Robert Burns with its museum ,visitor centre and bonny riverside walks where Burns composed some of his last works .

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Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 2 Single Beds, 1 Cot available
  • 1 family bathroom

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Shared garden
  • BBQ
  • Bicycles available
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Video player
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)
  • House swap

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Accessible for wheelchair users — please contact the owner for details before booking

Policies

Check in time:15:00, Check out time:10:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
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Smoking
No smoking at this property
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About the owner

Margaret & Hamish S
Response rate:
90%
Calendar updated:
02 May 2016
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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