Charming Dog-Friendly Cottage on a Country Estate in Kirkpatrick Durham near Castle Douglas, Scotland

Kirkpatrick Durham, Scotland (United Kingdom)

Charming Dog-Friendly Cottage on a Country Estate in Kirkpatrick Durham near Castle Douglas, Scotland

Cottages
1 unit
6 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed

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Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
This beautiful dog-friendly cottage rental is located on an organic sheep farm near Castle Douglas. It can accommodate up to six guests. There are three spacious bedrooms and three full bathrooms. The bedrooms each come with two cozy single beds, and all have their own distinctive theme and decor. Glampers can choose between African, Florentine, and Scottish design, and will enjoy a lovely, relaxing ambiance, no matter which room they opt for. The guest rooms all have a snug sitting area and a flat-screen television. In each of the bright and modern ensuite bathrooms, guests will find a toilet, a sink, and a shower and bathtub combination. Freshly-laundered linens and towels are provided by the host.

The open-plan layout of the living, dining, and kitchen areas are ideal for socializing, entertaining, and spending quality time with family and friends. In the warm and welcoming lounge, guests will find large and plush velvet sofas, along with a further television, a DVD player, and an MP3 docking station. French doors open to the outside and allow in plenty of natural light. The fully equipped kitchen comes with a refrigerator, a freezer, an oven, a stove, a microwave, a coffeemaker, a toaster, and a dishwasher, along with an array of handy dishes and utensils. Meals and drinks can be enjoyed at the dining table, which has seating for all six glampers. Other amenities in the cottage include heating, Wi-Fi, and a washing machine. The host can provide a highchair and a baby’s crib upon request.

Outside, there is a charming courtyard with relaxing outdoor furniture and a lovely water feature. A gas barbecue is available to borrow from the host for delicious summer cook-outs. Guests will have the freedom to roam the surrounding country estate, which includes an orchard, a loch, and 1,000 acres.

Dogs are £10/night each or £30 for a week.

Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Child's bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Dining room
  • Heating
  • Deck/Patio
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Linens and pillows
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • BR/DVD player
  • Docking station
  • Washing machine
  • Cooking basics
  • Bathtub
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
Those traveling by car will find plenty of free parking available on the premises. Outside, there are extensive landscaped grounds to explore, along with a shared patio equipped with outdoor furniture.

Inside, the property is heated throughout. The communal lounge features an inviting wood-burning fire, and there is also a billiards room, with a bar. The Scottish restaurant offers mouthwatering dishes, with many of the ingredients sourced directly from the estate. Breakfast is served buffet-style and comes with cereals, yogurt, fresh juices, excellent coffee, and a selection of cooked items. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all accommodations and public areas.

Guest Services

  • Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant
  • Shuttle
This property allows weddings and special events. Guests should inquire with the host for more details and pricing.

Breakfast is included in the rate for the rooms.

The cottage accommodation is self-catering, but meals can be purchased.

The property offers fresh produce for sale. Guests should ask the host for more details.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
Entertainment
  • Shopping
  • Museums
  • Antiquing
This beautiful property is located in Kirkpatrick Durham and is on an organic sheep farm. Glampers will adore the stunning country estate setting, where they will be able to wander through woodland and over hills. During the spring, bluebells and other wildflowers fill the landscape. Picturesque lochs and streams are plentiful, and guests can truly escape and unwind in this peaceful haven. Less then 20 minutes away, is the historic market town of Castle Douglas, with all of the handy services glampers will need during their stay. The property is within easy reach of fascinating landmarks, lush forests, and tranquil beaches. The closest major airport is in the city of Glasgow, which is around a 90-mile drive away.

Activities

  • Feeding animals
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Meditation
  • Climbing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Zip-lining
  • Horseback riding
  • Wildlife watching

Many guests choose to visit this region for the excellent array of outdoor activities on offer. Cycling and mountain biking are popular pastimes here, and there are plenty of places from which to hire equipment. The property is close to five of the famous 7stanes venues, which are some of the world's best mountain bike trails, with a ride to suit every level. Walking and hiking paths are also in abundance here, and glampers can choose between leisurely strolls along sandy beaches, invigorating cliff top walks, or rugged hikes through the forest, and up hills and mountains. The scenery is spectacular in this part of the world. Keen anglers will be able to fish for trout and salmon in the local lochs, and golf enthusiasts can tee off at one of the numerous courses close to the property.

Those looking for adventure might enjoy a thrilling ride on one of Europe's longest zip-lines, which can be found at the Laggan Outdoor Centre. This venue also offers Segway experiences, clay shooting, and archery. The Galloway Activity Centre provides kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, and a climbing wall. There are also excursion companies in the area that offer jet skiing and water skiing.

As well as a great selection of shops and restaurants, the area has many museums, art galleries, and historic places for guests to discover. There are several castles and stately homes within easy reach of the property. Some are superbly preserved, and some are ruins, but all of these sites provide fascinating glimpses of the area's rich and colorful past.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 10:30 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 24 hours
Flexible: You will receive a full refund if you cancel 24 hours or more prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Well behaved dogs are welcome and charges apply. Dogs are not permitted on the furniture, in the dining areas, or to be left unattended in the accommodation bedrooms at any time. The hosts reserve the right to charge a sum in the event of damage being caused, or if additional cleaning is required (this applies to the whole property).

The Victorian Room can be a family room sleeping up to two extra children. As a family room, it is £114 per night. Please inquire if interested.

The double and twin rooms are on an organic sheep farm. Guests will find a drawing room, a billiard room with an honesty bar, courtyard with tables and chairs, and a large garden and orchard for guests to sit in. Dinner is available by arrangement.

Smoking is not allowed.

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