"Idyllically set on a 3000-acre estate..."
Enjoying an idyllic situation on the 3000-acre Crofts Estate, surrounded by the Galloway Hills, these holiday cottages have enviable, dramatic views towards the Solway Firth and Cumbrian Hills beyond. Accessed along a private drive, and adjoining a cluster of well-maintained estate buildings, Stable Cottage (ref UUD) makes a romantic hideaway for two, offering stylishly furnished accommodation – its walls adorned with the original work of various Scottish artists. The larger Victorian detached Gardener’s Cottage (ref UXT) has been elegantly furnished, and features an attractive shared garden with a bridge over a burn and a small waterfall. Arkland Mill (ref STTZ) stands detached with a lovely large garden, a summerhouse and its own bridge over the stream. Marwhin House (SWWR) and Marwhin Cottage (ref SWWS) also stand detached, situated within 25 yards of each other, still with there own privacy, the latter two properties being set in gardens with a delightful stream and pond. Woodland walks and hillside trails radiate from the doorstep. Dumfries lies just 12 miles away, where there are plenty of shops, restaurants and museums, as well as a good theatre. Castle Douglas (8 miles) is a traditional market town with individual shops specialising in food and local produce. There are many beautiful beaches within easy reach along the Solway, and the National Trust Threave Gardens, 8 miles, makes for an interesting day out. Other tourist attractions in the area include the Galloway Kite Trail, the Galloway Forest Park and golf courses and museums in Dumfries. Village shop and pub within 4 miles.
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Living room with wood-burning stove, wooden floor and patio doors. Large well-equipped kitchen with oil Aga, gas cooker and tiled floor leading to sun room. Utility. Twin bedroom with en-suite shower room. Separate toilet.
Double bedroom with 5ft bed and en-suite shower room with toilet. Two single bedrooms. Bathroom with toilet.
Wood-burning stove - initial fuel included, thereafter available locally. Electricity, full oil central heating, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. Radio/CD. Oil Aga included. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Dishwasher. Freezer.
Large lawned garden with summer house and furniture. Shared 50-acre natural, wooded grounds. Barbecue. Parking. Secure cycle store. Two pets welcome at £25pppw. Natural spring water supply. NB: Sloping banks and access to stream from garden. Loch and burns in grounds
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