Bainloch Lodge ref: UK5184

Sandyhills, near Dalbeattie, Dumfries & Galloway

Scottish Tourist Board 4 Star Self Catering

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3
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1
Bathrooms
Pets
1
Pets allowed
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  • Bike Store 
  • Detached Property 
  • Enclosed Garden / Patio 
  • Garden / Patio 
  • Golf nearby 
  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Pets – no charge 
  • Horse Riding Nearby 
  • Rural Location 
  • Wifi 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Fishing Nearby/On-site 
  • Coastal within 1 mile 
  • Coastal within 3 miles 
  • Coastal within 5 miles 
  • Parking - On Site 

Description

Bainloch Lodge is a delightful 3 bedroomed Scandinavian lodge which sits on the edge of Sandyhills with views over Colvend Golf Course. In a small development accessed through the golf course, Bainloch Lodge is quietly secluded, yet perfectly situated for exploring the beautiful Galloway countryside. From the secluded enclosed verandah sit and relax for hours on end seeing nothing more than the wildlife including red squirrels, or stroll to the beach to explore the rugged coastline. The area surrounding Bainloch Lodge is a delight with something to suit all, with an abundance of walks available, from scenic coastal walks to forest trails. With sailing, swimming, horse riding, fishing, golf, boat trips and water sports close by, there is sure to be something for everyone. Warmed by the Gulf Stream, there are many beautiful gardens to visit, including Threave Gardens (National Trust) at Castle Douglas and further afield, the world-renowned Logan Botanic Gardens. Close to the Galloway Forest Park, home to the first Dark Sky Park in the UK, and central to 5 of the 7Stanes, it is a popular location for cyclists and mountain bikers. Take a short drive along the coast to Kippford, a charming sailing village which has 2 pubs on the waterfront. Beach ½ mile. Shop 1½ miles, pub and restaurant 1 mile.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

4 steps down from parking area. 2 steps to entrance.
All on the ground floor.
Open plan living space: With patio doors leading to garden.
Living area: With 36" Freeview TV and DVD player.
Dining area.
Kitchen area: With electric oven, electric hob, microwave and fridge/freezer.
Utility room: With washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedroom 1: With double bed.
Bedroom 2: With twin beds.
Bedroom 3: With bunk bed.
Bathroom: With shower over bath, toilet and heated towel rail.

First floor

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Electric central heating, electricity, bed linen, towels and Wi-Fi included. Welcome pack.

Miscellaneous

Enclosed lawned garden with verandah, terrace and garden furniture. Bike store. Private parking for 2 cars. No smoking. Please note: There are 5 steps from the verandah to the lawn.
  • Nearest town
    Dalbeattie
  • Shops
    1.5 miles
  • Distance
    8 miles
  • Restaurant
    1 mile
  • Nearest railway station
    Dumfries
  • Pub
    1 mile
  • Railway station distance
    19 miles
  • Lake
    0.5 miles (beach)

About the local area

The unspoilt beauty of this south west corner of Scotland is the perfect antidote to the hurly burly of modern life. Here there are deserted beaches, magnificent forests, rugged moors and beautiful lochs, all unblemished and untouched by tourism. But Dumfries and Galloway is not only perfect for chilled-out holidays, if you want a bit more action you can also find a range of activities and sports, from walking and cycling to golf and fishing.

To the west of the region is the quiet market town of Newton Stewart on the banks of the River Cree. This is a popular area for walkers and cyclists with open rolling countryside and close by to the Galloway Forest Park. In contrast with gentle scenery of the Solway Firth the Galloway Hills to the north has beautiful moors, mountains, lakes and rivers, with at its heart the Galloway Forest Park, some 150,000 acres of forest land with waymarked trails that are ideal for trekking and cyclists.

Formal gardens and country parks can be found throughout this area, the foremost of which is Threave Garden and Castle just south of Castle Douglas along the shores of Loch Carlingwark, renowned for its horticultural gardens and woodland covering some sixty acres. To the north of the town Loch Ken provides for more strenuous activities such as waterskiing, sailing and windsurfing.

To the south are the sandy coves and estuarine mudflats of the Solway Firth. The charming coastal resort of Kirckcudbright sits half way along the coast and was once a busy shipping port but now has a more tranquil atmosphere. Further east The Colvend coast has some lovely stretches of coastline and coastal villages providing moorings for visiting yachts and boat hire.

Inland on the River Nith, Dumfries is the regions largest town and a great base from which to explore the whole area. The town is also renowned for its associations with Robert Burns who spent the last five years of his life here.

Things to do nearby

River Urr

At 35 miles long, the River Urr has plenty of good sights to fish on. Again salmon and trout are common here but the river is one of only three in Scotland which allows fishing until the end of November.

The Machars Cycling Routes
The Machars Cycling Routes

These routes make up a collection of quiet roads which allow you to experience the local moorland, sea and wildlife from the area whilst taking in a little local heritage on the way.

Cycling around Drumlanrig Castle

Set in vast woodland, Drumlanrig Castle really is a stunning place to go riding.

Drumlanrig Castle

Commissioned in 1691 by William Douglas, Drumlanrig Castle is set in a magnificent 90,000 acres of land including a Country Park and Victorian Garden.

Loch Ken

Loch Ken is located in the heart of Dee Valley and has historically been a thriving area for Pike with the famous Kenmure pike caught back in 1798 being said to weigh in at a huge 72lbs.

Galloway Activity Centre

Offering sailing, windsurfing and a whole host of other water bourne activities.

7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails
7 Stanes Mountain Bike Trails

For riders of all ability and confidence the 7 Stanes are a series of mountain bike trail centres around the South of Scotland. The centres offer all different kinds of trails from woodland routes to rapid downhill.

Buittle Reservoir

Between Dalbeattie and Castle Douglas, Buittle Reservoir is well stocked monthly bringing you fantastic trout fishing.

River Bladnoch and Tarf Water

Well renowned for its spring salmon fishery, the River Bladnoch also has a good amount of summer salmon making fishing on here a real treat.

River Cree

The River Cree rises from Loch moan before taking its path through woodland and moors before joining the sea near Newton Stewart.

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Saturday 25 November 2017 7 nights £ 415.00
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